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TONE
WRITERS OR SPEAKERS ATTITUDE TOWARD A SUBJECT, CHARACTER, OR AUDIENCE, AND IT IS CONVEYED THROUGH THE AUTHORS CHOICE OF WORDS AND DETAIL.
DETAIL
FACTS REVEALED BY THE AUTHOR OR SPEAKER THAT SUPPORT THE ATTITUDE OR TONE IN A PIECE OF POETRY OR PROSE.
DICTION
WORD CHOICE INTENDED TO CONVEY A CERTAIN EFFECT
IMAGERY
WORDS OR PHRASES A WRITER USES TO REPRESENT PERSONS, OBJECTS, ACTIONS, FEELINGS,AND IDEAS DESCRIPTIVELY BY APPEALING TO THE SENSES.
POINT OF VIEW
THE PERSPECTIVE FROM WHICH A NARRATIVE IS TOLD
SYNTAX
ARRANGEMENT OF WORDS AND THE ORDER OF GRAMMATICAL ELEMENTS IN A SENTENCE
TONE
WRITERS OR SPEAKERS ATTITUDE TOWARD A SUBJECT, CHARACTER, OR AUDIENCE, AND IT IS CONVEYED THROUGH THE AUTHORS CHOICE OF WORD AND DETAIL
AMIABLE
Friendly and agreeable in disposition; good-natured and likable
WRATHFUL
fiercely angry
BANTERING
Good-humored, playful conversation
SOMBER
Dark; gloomy
OBJECTIVE
UNINFLUENCED BY EMOTION/BIAS/OPINION
SURLY
Sullenly ill-humored; gruff
DENOTATIVE
DICTIONARY DEFINITION OF A WORD
CONNOTATIVE
REFERS TO THE FEELINGS AND ASSOCIATIONS CREATED BY THE WORD
IDIOM
PHRASE PECULIAR TO A PARTICULAR LANGUAGE AND DIFFERENT FROM THE DENOTATIVE MEANING