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Anaphora

Short word to refer back to a word used earlier (e.g it or do)

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Anecdote

A short story about an event

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Atmosphere

Feeling or tone conveyed by something

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Chronologically

Arranged order of things occurrf

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Cohesive device

Words or phrases which link paragraphs together

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Colloquial language

Informal

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Bias

Opinion that favours one side specifically

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Connotation

Something implied or suggested in addition to it’s main meaning

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Diacope

Repetition of words or phrases broken up by intervening words

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Forshadow

Signs that something is about to happen

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Imperative

Expressing a command

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Inference

A conclusion reached by reasoning

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Interior monologue

Writing which expresses thoughts of a character

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Lexical or semantic field

Words used in a text which have an element of shared meaning

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Pathetic fallacy

Giving human feelings to inanimate things

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Pejorative language

Words and phrases that express disapproval

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Narrative hook

A literary technique used to engage readers

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Polyptoton

Repetition of words of the same root with different endings