Flashcards in Language / literature Deck (22)
A story in which people things and events have another meaning. An example of an allegory is Orwell's animal farm
The implications of a word or phrase as opposed to its exact meaning (denotation) both China and Cathay denote a region in Asia but to modern reader the association of the two words is different
The dictionary meaning of a word as opposed to connotation
A figure of speech using indirection to avoid offensive bluntness such as deceased for dead or remains for corpse
Deliberate exaggeration, overstatement. As a rule hyperbole is a self-conscious without the intention of being excepted literally @the strongest man in the world" and "the diamond as big as the Ritz" are hyperbolic
The repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more words or syllables
(Resolution) The point when the conflict is resolved, remaining loose ends are tied up, or stated directly
Mode of writing in which the purpose is to inform, explain, clarify, describe, or define a subject to the reader
Ask students questions about the text they are reading.
Ask students to summarize parts of the text
Help students clarify words and sentences they don't understand
Asked students to predict what might occur next in the text
Talk about the content
Thinking about thinking
A process whereby young children are able to use context to arrive at a quick guess of words meanings.
nouns are easier to fast map then verbs
Infants and children repeat sounds that are reinforced. Children can distinguish abstract rules for sentence structure.
is the grammar of a language - the rules by which to form sentences or expressions.
The examination of various ways that words combined to create meaning, the study of how sentences are formed, and the pattern or structure of word order in sentences
deals with the study of meaning; how we combine words to create meaningful discourse. It studies the relationship between signs and symbols and what they represent.
This is a useful strategy in decoding to analyze the word that "sounds" correct in a sentence
Feeling of pity for the misfortune of others
Parts of words that always sound the same example;
Sh, ph, ch, qu
An individual who speaks a language historically related to English may have an advantage and learning English as a second language because
Many words and roots are likely to have similar spellings in meanings
The alphabetic principle
The idea that in English words are made up of letters that approximate the sounds heard when we speak these words
Informal language. Example; ain't
A narrative poem that tells a simple story often about lost and found love, it is a stanza structure is typically four lines
Usually about love, and the structure typically consist of 14 lines: an octave (eight lines), followed by the sestet (six lines)