english II final sem 1

  1. conjunction
    a word that connect two different parts of the sentence (and,or,but)
  2. ;correlative conjunction
    • pairs of conjucntions that work together
    • (both..and
    • either..or
    • not only..but also)
  3. subordinate conjunction
    • hjoins sub clause to main clause
    • (after
    • although
    • how
    • if..)
  4. preposition
    • location(in,on..)
    • points in time(at midnight,in the spring)
  5. predicate
    tells something about the subject
  6. predicate adjective
    • describes the subject ;can switch places with the subject
    • (i am happy _ happy am i)
  7. predicate nominitive
    • noun that defines the subject
    • (john is a PLUMBER)
  8. direct object
    • subject+verb+ whom /what
    • i got apples for you
    • i got what?
    • APPLES
  9. indirect object
    subject+verb+DO+to/for whom; to/for what

    • i got apples for you
    • i got apples for whom?
    • YOU
  10. gerund
    ing word
  11. gerund phrase
    begins with a gerund **always acts as a noun!
  12. infinitive
  13. infinitive phrase
    • begins with infinitive; acts as noun,adj,or adv
    • TO BE AWESOME is alicia's lifestyle
  14. paticipial phrases
    separated with commas. ing&ed (relates to subject)
  15. appositive
    • replaces the name of a noun right next to it
    • during the soccer game alicia, the best player on the team, was amazing
  16. irony
    indicates an outcome opposite of what was expected(ironic)
  17. antagonist
    bad guy
  18. protagonist
  19. dramatic irony
    the audience knows more than the characters
  20. symbol
    anything that stands for something else
  21. tone
    the writers attitude toward the material or readers
  22. characterization
    the way the author presents the character
  23. direct characterization
    charactor is described by someone/something
  24. indirect characterization
    characters traits are revealed in action or speech
  25. setting
    place and time
  26. plot
    storyline ,(main plan sceme or story of a literary work)
  27. diciton
    vocabulary in which the writer expresses herself
  28. climax
    the point of greatest intensity; turning point
  29. tragedy
    involves the mistake of a noble person
  30. tragic hero
    because of flaws makes decision that leads to catastrophe
  31. catastrophe
    conclusion of tragic drama,;conflict has been resolved with consequences
  32. catharsis
    purging of emotions tthat brings renewal
  33. tragic force
    event that starts falling action;
  34. soliloquy
    chatracter speaks thoughts aloud,unheard by the others on stage
  35. aside
    comment made by a character that is not heard by anoy other on stage. andds to dramatic irony
  36. monolouge
    long speech by one person without interruption by others on stage
  37. pathos
    emotion. senses
  38. logos
    appeal to reason
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english II final sem 1