Flashcards in Language Techniques Deck (52)
The occurrence of the same letter or sound and the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
Something that is designed to call something to mind without mentioning it
A word or phrase which contains more than one meaning
A distinction between archaic or obsolete words very old or old fashioned style of language
The repetition of vowel sounds to create an internal rhyming within phrases or sentences
The act of leaving out one more of the usual conjunctions between sentence elements “I gave her food, clothes, water”
A pause in a line that is formed by the rhythm of natural speech. A break in words.
Something that refers to a group
“Family” “herd” “subjects”
Slang or differential language that is near/nature to a certain area
A conversation between two or more people
The name of the person who is being directly spoken to
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or too blunt. Can also be suggesting sexual nature.
The structure of a text
An exaggeration of something that is ordinary
The term that appeals to our senses, creates a picture in our head.
The form of the verbs that makes direct commands and requests
Something that is described as something else
“You are a couch potato”
When a character exposes their personal thoughts and feeling through a speech to another character
a word with only one syllable or a person who uses short phrases.
A word that sounds like its noise
When two opposites are out together
“A feather of led”
When the weather reflects someone’s mood
Also; animals or inanimate things
When an object is described with human-like features
Consonant sounds that are formed by completely stopping airflow
The main character (the good character)
A repetition of words or phrases after each other
Something that is described as being alike to something
“You are like a couch potato”
A character with generalised traits.