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Verb

A doing word
Eg.swam,run

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Adverbs

A word describing a verb
Eg.ran quickly

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Adjectives

A object
Eg. Car,bike

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Noun

Places or things

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Alliteration

The repetition of the same sound or letter
Eg. sweet birds sang

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Onomatopoeia

A word made to sound like something
Eg.sizzle,crack

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Personification

A name given to something that is not human

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Pathetic fallacy

the attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals

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Foreboding

A feeling that something bad will happen

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Dramatic irony

Somebody saying or doing something that normally means the opposite

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Foreshadowing

A warning or indication of a future event

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Fronted adverbial

Means moved to a front or start of a sentence

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Modal verb

A auxiliary verb to describe necessity or possibility

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Common noune

A noun denoting a class or object

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Proper noun

A name used for a individual

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Pronoun

A word that can function as a noun
Eg. She,it

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Personal pronoun

A set that shows contrast of persons

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Abstract noun

A noun denoting a idea

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Concrete noun

A name denoting a material or object

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Collective noun

A noun appears singular in formal shape

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Phrase

It is in a group of words that functions as a constituent

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Clause

consist of a subject and predicate.

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Symbolism

the use of symbols to represent ideas or
qualities.

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Motif

a pattern or recurring idea in an artistic work.

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Slang

Informal words used mostly in speech within a particular social group

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Jargon

To speak in a way that other people find it difficult to uderstand

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Narrative writing

Writing a story but not in the normal way like a poem

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Descriptive writing

Describing a scene and people