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Context

(Surround)

Refers to circumstances or facts that surround a particular event or situation.

(From the word, 'Context Clues', to define a word using the words around it).

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Concise

(Simple)

To be brief and to the point

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Nuance

(Subtle)

Refers to a subtle difference or distinction in meaning.

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Function

Something is telling how something is used

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Negation

(Prove)

Showing what something is not in order to prove what it is.

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Coherence

(Orderly ideas)

The clear and orderly presentation of ideas in paragraph or essay.

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Archetype

(Character's experience)

A characters, symbol, story pattern, or element that it common to human experience across cultures and that occurs frequently in literature, myth, and folklore.

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Imagery

Description or figurative language used to create word pictures in a reader's mind.

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Setting

The time and place in which a narrative occurs

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Point of View (POV)

The perspective from which a story is told

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Conflict

A struggle between opposing forces, either internal or external.

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Mood

The overall emotion, which is created by the author's language and tone and the subject matter.

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Plot

The sequence of related events that make up a story. There are five main elements of plot: Exposition, raising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.

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Pacing

(Time amount)

A narrative technique that refers to the amount of time a writer gives to describing each event and the amount of time a writer takes to develop each stage in the plot.

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Epic

A long narrative about the deeds of heroes and gods.

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Tone

A writer's or speaker's attitude toward a subject

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Diction

A writer's or speaker's choice of words

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Denotation

(Meaning)

The direct meaning of a word or expression, as distinguished from the ideas or meanings associated with it or suggested by it.

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Connotation

(Implied)

The implied associations, meanings, or emotions associated with a word.

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Allegory

(Extending)

A literary technique of extending a metaphor through an entire poems or story so that objects, persons, and actions in the text are equaled with meanings that lie outside the text.