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Noun

a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea/

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Verb

An action, state or occurance

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Adjective

A word that describes a noun

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Adverb

A word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective or verb, expressing manner, space, time or degree

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Pronoun

A word that takes the place of a noun

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Dynamic

verb A verb that shows continued or progressive action on the part of a subject. They occur over a span of time.

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Static verb

Verbs that express a state rather than an action. They usually relate to thoughts, emotions, relationships, senses etc.

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Concrete noun

Nouns you can physically see and touch.

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Abstract noun

Words that name things you cannot physically see or touch.

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Exclamative sentence

A sentence type used to express surprise about something unexpected or extraordinary.

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Interrogative sentence

An interrogative sentence is a sentence whose grammatical form shows that it is a question.

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Imperative sentence

Imperative sentences are used to issue a command or instruction, make a request, or offer advice.

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Declarative sentence

A declarative sentence makes a statement and ends with a full stop. It's named appropriately because it declares or states something.

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Irony

A rhetorical device, literary technique, or event which appears, on the surface to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case.

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Alliteration

The occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

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Assonance

Resemblance of sound between syllables of nearby words, arising particularly from the rhyming of two or more stressed vowels, but not consonants.

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Sibilance

Sibilance is a more specific type of alliteration that relies on the repetition of soft consonant sounds in words to create a hissing sound in the writing.

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Onomatopoeia

The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.

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Consonance

The recurrence of similar-sounding consonants in close proximity.

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Plosives

Denoting a consonant that is produced by stopping the airflow using the lips, teeth, or palate, followed by a sudden release of air.

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Monosyllabic

A word or utterance consisting of one syllable.

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Visual imagery

Imagery pertaining to graphics, visual scenes, pictures of the sense of sight.

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Auditory imagery

Imagery pertaining to sounds, noises, music, or the sense of hearing.

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Olfactory imagery.

Imagery pertaining to odours, scents, or the sense of smell

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Gustatory imagery

Imagery related to the sense of taste.

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Tactile imagery

Imagery pertaining to physical textures or the sense of touch.

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Synaesthesia

A technique adopted by writers to present ideas, characters, or places in such a manner that they appeal to more than one sense, like hearing, sight, smell and touch at a given time.

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Protagonist

Leading character or major character

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Antagonist

Opposing force to the protagonist usually brings conflict.

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Foil

A character who contrasts another.

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Simile

Comparison of one thing with another thing using the words 'like' or as.

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Metaphor

A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

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Extended metaphor

Refers to a comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in a paragraph, or lines in a poem.

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Personification

The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.

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Symbolism

The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.

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Hyperbole

Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

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