Glossary AS Level English

A name to describe things with no physical qualities
abstractnoun
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Sounds that denote an audible breath
aspirants
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A deliberately elaborate metaphor
conceit
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"Pass me that, there."
deictic
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A verb that denotes an action, rather than a state
dynamicverb
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The patterning of pairs of sounds, words or structures to create a sense of balance
paralellism
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A poem with a circular structure, which starts and ends silmilarly.
rondo
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"erm" "er"
filler
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Isn't it? You know?
tagquestion
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When the landscape/setting mirrors the mood of the character.
patheticfallacy
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A play on words for comic effect
pun
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Listing without the involvement of conjunctions
asyndeticlisting
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Sounds that denote an audible breath

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aspirants

Card 3

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A deliberately elaborate metaphor

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Card 4

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"Pass me that, there."

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Card 5

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A verb that denotes an action, rather than a state

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