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A01

Historical record of an exciting period in American history

2

A01

typical of an African American experience

3

A01/2

Narrative method: presumably a central figure in the novel

4

A02

Short striking sentences

5

A01/A03

American literature often celebrates individualism

6

Techniques

Personification - giving human characteristics to animals or objects

7

Techniques

Onomatopoeia- when the word sounds like the sound e.g crash

8

Pathetic fallacy

When the weather reflects the human emotions or foreshadows

9

Metaphor

Direct comparison- saying something is something

10

Simile

Comparison using like or as

11

Hyberbole

Exaggeration

12

Connotation

Associated word

13

Colloquial

Slang
Informal

14

Oxymoron

Juxtaposition- bitter sweet

15

Anaphora

repeated start of sentence

16

Discourse marker

But- pivotal
Now- initiation
However
Even though- suggests a contrast

17

Ellipsis

Dramatic pause

18

Sibilance

repeated S sound

19

Assonance

repeated vowel sound

20

Consonance

repeated consonant

21

Polysyndetic list

list of ands

22

Asyndetic list

List of commas

23

Paragraph type and length

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24

Zeugma

When the clause applies to both- He owned the car and a dog

25

Juxtaposition

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26

Narrative voice

Omniscient
First person

are they subjective? critical?