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What is ambiguity?

Words or phrases that can be read or understood in more than one way.

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What are conjunctions ?

A joining word like an, but or because.

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What is dialect?

The way speech is used in different parts of the country.

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What is direct speech?

A speaker's words or thoughts placed between speech marks.

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What is euphemism?

A word used instead of another word to avoid saying something unpleasant.

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What does literal mean?

Words used to create a picture in their mind.

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What is a narrative verse?

Poems which tell stories.

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What is Narrative viewpoint 1?

First person narration.
When a character in the story gives an account from their point of view.

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What is Narrative viewpoint 2?

Third person narration.
When the person telling the story isn't a character in the story.

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What is a oxymoron?

A figure of speech that uses 2 things that are opposite to each other.

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What is a paradox?

A statement which contradicts itself.

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What is the second person?

The use of the pronoun you.

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What is sibilance?

When sounds that hiss are repeated.
S.

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What is the third person?

Use of the pronouns he, she, it.