A name to describe things that have no physical qualities - Abstract noun, A set of distinctive pronunciations that mark regional or social identity - Accent, A grammatical structure in which the subject is the actor of the sentence e.g. the dog eats the bone - Active voice, A word that modifies a noun or pronoun - Adjective, A word that modifies verbs, adverbs, adjectives, conjunctions and prepositions - Adverb, The repetition of the same sound in the initial position in a sequence of words - Alliteration, To refer to something indirectly or metaphorically - Allusion, Lines of poetry where the rhyme is on every other line (abab) - Alternate rhyme, A unit of poetic meter containing two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable --/ - Anapest, A word or phrase no longer in current use - Archaisms, Sounds that denote audible breath e.g. h - Aspirants, A repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds - Assonance, The omission of co-ordinating conjunctions as a feature of rhetorical style - Asyndetic listing, The opinions expressed in the text - Attitudes, A verb that precedes another verb e.g. I can go - Auxiliary / Modal verbs, Term used to denote sounds made with both lips e.g. m, b - Bilabials, A mid-line pause - Caesura, A group of words usually with a finite verb which is structurally larger than a phrase - Clause, A name that refers to a group of people, animals or things - Collective noun, A commonly occurring phrase in speech e.g. you know - Comment clause, A name for every day objects - Common/concrete noun, A sentence made up of one main and one or more subordinate or dependent clauses - Complex sentence, An adjective made up of two words joined by a hyphen - Compound adjective, A sentence made up of at least two main clauses joined together by a co-ordinating conjunction - Compound sentence, A deliberately elaborate metaphor - Conceit, The associations attached to a word in addition to its dictionary definition - Connotations, What the text is about - Content, Things outside the text which may shape its meaning e.g. when it was written, and who wrote it - Context, A word that joins elements of equal rank (and, or, but) - Co-ordinating conjunction, A two line verse (often rhyming) - Couplet,
Writing and literary techniques
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