Flashcards in Language Terms/ Technique. Deck (34):
A word describing a noun (sweet)
A word that describes an action (run)
a word used to identify any of a class place or thing
A word that can function as a noun phrase by itself
Pathetic fallacy is when an author gives human emotions and traits to nature or inanimate objects. It is often used when describing weather.
A feeling that something bad will happen (as the hurricane neared the residents of the hotel started to feel a sense of foreboding)
Dramatic irony is a form of irony that is expressed through a work's structure: an audience's awareness of the situation and the characters ignorance to it (for example Othello says truthful Iago even though he's tricking Othello and the audience knows it)
A phrase is a small group of words that adds meaning to a sentence. A phrase is not a sentence because it is not a complete idea with a subject and a verb
A noun denoting an idea, quality or state (danger
Is a noun that is identified through one of the five sentences (gas)
A name used for an individual place, person or company (Pepsi).
A clause that can make a whole sentence (he sat on a rug)
A leading character in a play, film or book.
A person who actively opposes someone or something.
A long speech by one person
An over exaggeration of one thing ( I'm so hungry i could eat a horse).
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (falsely true).
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation
Expressing the highest or very high degree of a quality.(bravest)
Forms part of and is dependent if a main clause. (When it rang)
similes, metaphors and personification; they all compare something 'real' with something 'imagined'.
a device used in poetry where a sentence continues beyond the end of the line or verse. This technique is often used to maintain a sense of continuation from one stanza to another.
the humorous or sarcastic use of words or ideas, implying the opposite of what they mean.
language that evokes feelings of pity or sorrow.
a pattern or recurring idea in an artistic work.
the use of symbols to represent ideas or
The underlying ideas and feelings suggested by a word
A judgement about the value of something.
The speed at which the story takes place
A 'doing' or action word e.g. "ran", "laughed" and "screamed"
Informal words used mostly in speech within a particular social group.
special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand.
A narrative or story is a report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images, or both.