Flashcards in Terms/Techniques Deck (30):
A word used to describe a action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence.
It describes a verb.
A describing word that describes a Noun.
A noun denoting a class of objects.
A name used for an individual person, place or organization. Using a capital letter.
A word that can function as a noun phrase used by itself and that refers either to the participants. e.g I, You or She, it, this
Shows a set that shows contrasts of person, gender, number, and case.
A noun that can sense something that doesn't use one of the senses, also denoting the idea, quality, or state rather than a concrete object
e.g. Truth, Jealousy, Danger, Happiness.
A noun denoting a material object rather than an abstract quality, state, or action
A noun that shows a group of people or objects.
A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.
Clauses are units of grammar that contain at least one verb and a subject. A clause, therefore, contains a single verb group. A clause is different than a phrase.
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
A word from a sound associated with what is named
E.g. Bang, Pewww, Sizzle
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form
A written story or account.
The person telling the story and their point of view.
A particular view of something.
A feature that helps to structure a text.
The same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are different.
E.g He passed her a sharp, dark glance, shot a cool, foolish look across the room.
The version of language spoken by particular people in a particular area, such as Scots.
The humorous or sarcastic use of words or ideas, implying the opposite of what they mean.
Language that evokes feelings of pity or sorrow.
the use of symbols to represent ideas or
a pattern or recurring idea in an artistic work.
Informal words used mostly in speech within a particular social group.
A general informal language.
special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand. e.g if a doctor starts telling a load of medical words you would just ask what is wrong with you.
Writing to tell a story, usually involves a progressive action, physical or abstract