Analysis 101
Diction
Voice
Genre
Form
Structure
Figurative Language
Examples of
100

Definition of Purpose

What is "an intention for the text"?

100

Definition of Diction

100

Definition of Voice

100

Definition of Genre

100

Definition of Form 

What is "the visual layout of a text"?

100

Definition of Structure

What is "the development of the content of a text"?

100

Definition of Figurative Language

What is "words or phrases which do not refer to the literal meaning"?

100

Example of Simile

200

Definition of Audience

What is "intended reader"?

200

Definition of Lexicon

200

Definition of 1st Person Narrative

200

Definition of Genre Classification

200

Definition of Lexical Relationship

What is "play on words"?

200

Difference between Structure and Form

What is "form is physical appearance of a text, structure is content-based"?

200

Definition of Implied Metaphor

200

Example of Onomatopoeia

300

Definition of Central Idea

What is "the dominant impression or universal truth in the text" ("the main idea")?

300

Definition of Poetic Diction

300

Definition of 3rd Person Omniscient 

300

4 Main Types of Literary Genres

300

Definition of Tricolon

What is "a pattern of repetition in a set of 3"?

300

Definition of "Cause and Effect"

What is "providing explanations or reasons for phenomena"?

300

Definition of Hyperbole

300

Example of Aggrieved Tone

(telling your parents about your day)

400

Definition of Context

 

400

Definition of Pedantic Diction

400

Definition of Subjective POV

400

Example of Drama

400

Definition of Ellipsis

What is "the omission from speech or writing of a word that could be understood by contextual clues"?

400

Definition of "Problem and Solution"


What is "identifying problems and posing solutions"?

400

Definition of Idiom

400

Example of Personification

500

Definition of Cohesion

What is "linking words into phrases, sentences, paragraphs and then into a whole text"?

500

Definition of Colloquial Diction

500

Example of 3rd Person Limited

500

Example of Nonfiction

500

Definition of Anaphora

What is "repetition of a phrase or word at the beginning of a sentence"?

500

Definition of "Compare and Contrast"

What is "discussing two ideas, events, or phenomena, showing how they are different and how they are the same"?

500

Definition of Allusion

500

Example of a Benevolent Tone

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