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Common Assessment English29 cards
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use a colon to mean " note what follows"
between two independent clauses in a sentence if they are NOT joined by FANBOY.
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event or literary work
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
that makes a comparison between two things that are basically unlike but have something in common.
a figure of speech in which human qualities are given to an object, animal, or idea.
Poetry that does not contain regular patterns of rhythm or rhyme.
a metrical pattern of five feet or units each of which is made up of two syllables the first unstressed and the second stressed.
that makes a comparison between two unlike things using the word 'like' or 'as'.
Descriptive words and phrases that recreate sensory experiences for the reader.
a long speech by one character that is part of a conversation.
the feeling or emotional atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
the particular way in which a work of literature is written- not what is said but how they said it.
A dramatic work that presents the downfall of a dignified character or characters who are involved in historical or socially significant events.
A long narrative poem on a serious subject, presented in a elevated or formal style.
Exists when someone knowingly exaggerates or says one thing and means another.
Communicates meaning beyond the literal meanings of words. Examples include simile, metaphor, extended metaphor, and hyperbole.
The attitude a writer or speaker takes toward a subject.
an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally
a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy
A character who contrasts another character.
a main character in an epic whose legendary or heroic actions are central to his/her culture, race, or nation
an utterance or discourse by a person who is talking to himself or herself or is disregardful of or oblivious to any hearers present
A dramatic device in which a character speaks to the audience.
a servant of Odysseus
Loyalty, Value of Home, and Respect for the Gods.
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