ELA Final vocab

  1. Rhetorical figure of speech 
    Ex. working vacation; living dead
    OXYMORON
  2. Where and when the story takes place
    SETTING
  3. the use of words that sound like the noise they name (ex: buzz, thump)
    ONOMATOPEIA
  4. a comparison using the words like or as
    SIMILE
  5. A feeling expressed in literary work
    MOOD
  6. Language that appeals to the senses and creates images in our minds
    IMAGERY
  7. Expression of two or more words that means something other than the literal meaning
    IDIOM
  8. The repetition of beginning consonant sounds in words
    Alliteration
  9. events that take place after the climax; leads to the conclusion
    FALLING ACTION
  10. An obvious exaggeration
    HYPERBOLE
  11. comparison without using the words like or as
    METAPHOR
  12. most exciting part; is the turning point in the story; outcome of the story becomes clear
    CLIMAX
  13. ex. AABB...ABCB...ABAB
    RHYME PATTERN
  14. A group of lines in a poem; similar to a paragraph
    STANZA
  15. what happens in the story; sequence of events
    PLOT
  16. adds detail and complications to the problem; moves the plot forward
    RISING ACTION
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