Literary Terms
Parts of Speech
Sentence Structure
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100

 A writing or speech not meant to be interpreted literally; often used to create vivid impressions by setting up comparisons between dissimilar things

What is Figurative Language?

100
A person, place, or thing

What is a noun?

100

Tells about the subject or tells what the subject is doing

What is predicate?


ex: The large, brown dog ran quickly down the path. 

100

 A type of thesis statement in which you present your argument  

What is a claim?

200

A collection of images in a literary work

What is imagery?

200

The words used to name actions, feelings, or a state of being

What is a verb?

200

Consists of two or more independent clauses with no punctuation or connector (conjunction) between them

What is a run-on sentence?


ex: We headed off to the game during the rain the rain stopped before we got there. 

200
The point-of-view that uses the pronouns : him, her, she, he.. ect

What is third person?

300

The ordinary form of written language; writing that is not poetry, drama, or a song

What is prose?

300

How one thing relates to another in terms of location, time, or movement

What is a prepositional phrase?

300

It make sense on its own

What is independent clause?


ex: The professor always comes to class fully prepared.

300

Opposes your thesis statement

What is a counterclaim?

400

A figure of speech in which “like” or “as” is used to make a comparison between two basically unlike subjects

What is a simile?

400

FANBOYS

What is conjunction?
400

It is a sentence that is missing either a subject or a predicate?

What is a fragment?


ex: To score well on the ACT. 

400

Uses character, credibility, and ethics to persuade

What is Ethos? 

500

The set of associations that occur to people when they hear or read a particular word

What is connotation?
500

Give descriptions about which, how many, or what kind.

What is adjective?

500

 Two independent clauses are connected with only a comma

What is a comma splice?


ex: The student studied very hard, she scored a 100% on the exam. 

500

Factual information that supports thesis

What is evidence? 

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