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Alliteration
Words in a sentence that begin with the same letter or sound
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Plosive alliteration
The repetition of the B or P sounds at the beginning of words
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Sibilance
The repetition of the S or SH sound at the beginning of words
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Metaphor
Comparing one thing to another by saying it is something else
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Simile
Comparing one thing to another by using like or as
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Personification
Giving an inanimate object human qualities
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Onomatopoeia
Words that sound like what they are
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Repetition
The use of a word or idea more than once
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Adjective
A descriptive word
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Verb (Dynamic/Modal)
An action word
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Noun (Abstract/Concrete)
A naming word
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Pronoun
(I, You, He, She, They)
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Adverb
Describes a verb
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Connotations
The associated meaning of a word
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Colloquial Language
Informal or slang language
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Semantic Field
A group of words suggesting a theme/topic
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Narrative Voice
The perspective from which a story is told
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Archetype
A familiar or traditional seen in many different stories
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Protagonist
The main character
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Pathetic Fallacy
When the weather reflects the actions or mood of a story
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Declarative Sentence
A direct statement
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Imperative Sentence
A command
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Interrogative Sentence
A question
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Exclamative Sentence
A sentence ending with a !
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Linear Narrative
Narrative that follows a straight line structure
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Non-Linear Narrative
A more random and broken up structure
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Cyclical Narrative
A story that begins and ends in the same place
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Motif
Reccuring ideas and themes throughout a story
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Asyndetic list
A list without connectives or conjunctions
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Climax
The point of greatest tension in a story
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Foreshadowing
Hints of what's to come in a story
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Stanzas
A group of lines (verses)
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The repetition of the B or P sounds at the beginning of words

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Plosive alliteration

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The repetition of the S or SH sound at the beginning of words

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Card 4

Front

Comparing one thing to another by saying it is something else

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Card 5

Front

Comparing one thing to another by using like or as

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