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    Does anyone know of any good sites to help me expand my knowledge of more complex terminology, beyond alliteration, metaphor, simile, etc.?
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    (Original post by tennysons_maud)
    Hope this can help!
    Narrative Stance:
    1st Person – I, We
    2nd Person – You
    3rd Person – Gender – Him, Her, She, It
    Possessive Pronoun – My, Mine, His, Theirs
    Demonstrative Pronoun – This, That, These, Those
    Indefinite Pronoun – non-specific person or thing e.g. overall, manyGrammar:Parenthesis – Sectioning of Information in Brackets
    Anaphora – Repeating terms at the start of a sentence
    Asyndetic List – Listing without and
    Syndetic List – Listing with and
    Lexical Set – Repetition of a group of words with a certain group
    Conjunction – FANBOYS = For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So.
    Contraction - shortening of two (or more) words into one – isn’t
    Conditional Sentence – Starts with ‘If’

    Sentence Moods:Imperative – Command
    Exclamatory – Exclamation mark at the end
    Declarative – Statement
    Interrogative – Question mark at the end

    Sentence Structure:Minor – No Verbs
    Simple – Needs a Verb and a Subject
    Compound – 2 simple sentences joined together by a conjunction – For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
    Complex – Subordinate Clause joined to Main Clause. Subordinate Clause = Can’t stand alone e.g. When the Bell rangLexis:
    Superlative – Ends in ‘est’
    Comparative – Ends in ‘er’
    Hyperbole – Deliberate over-exaggeration of things
    Juxtaposition – Two things being seen or placed together in contrast to each other
    Indefinite Article= A/An
    Definite Article = The
    Interjection – Filled Pauses, express emotions and feelings e.g. OH!
    Past Participle – Used with has, have or had
    Present Participle – End in “ing”
    Determiner – Introduces a Noun - a/an, the, every, this, those, or many
    Metaphor – Something that can’t actually happen, be or see
    Simile – uses ‘like’ or ‘as'
    Intensifier – strengthens or weakens adjectives
    Personification – non- human object given human characteristics
    Pathetic Fallacy – Environment mirrors emotion
    Oxymoron – Two things together that don’t make sense
    Repetition – Repeated words
    Litotes – Using a negative to state a positive
    Rhetorical Question – Asked Question that doesn’t require an answer
    Hypophora – Rhetorical Question followed by an answer
    Hyponym – Words with a specific group
    Synonym – Group with specific words
    Syndetic Pair – Things that go together e.g. dark and light
    Tripling – Listing of three items
    Double Negative – More than one negative used
    Allusion – Referring to something metaphorically
    Utterance – Spoken Language
    Nouns:Common – A person, thing or idea
    Proper – Capitalised – name of a person, place or thing
    Concrete – Five senses
    Collective – Group of people or things
    Abstract – Cannot be seen or touched, no physical reality
    Noun Phrase – Adjective before a noun
    Verbs:Dynamic – physical action
    Stative – Thought, possession, senses and emotion.
    Modal – certain, probable or possibility. Ability, permission, requests and advice - can, could, may, might, must, ought to, shall, should, will, be, do, have and would.
    Adverb – Modifies Verbs and Adjectives – when, where, how, for what reason, what degree
    Verb Phrase – Auxiliary Verb followed by a Verb
    Intransitive Verb – Doesn’t have a direct object – not done to someone or something e.g. played
    Transitive Verb – Does have a direct object – done to someone or something e.g. sufferingAdjective:Attributive – Before the Noun
    Predicative – After the Noun
    Compound Adjective – Two words joined by hyphen
    Phonology:Plosive – P, B, T
    Lateral – L
    Fricative – F, V, TH
    Sibilant – S, Z
    Aspirant – H
    Guttural – G
    Bilabals – M, B
    Monosyllabic Lexis – Words with one syllable
    Polysyllabic Lexis – Words with more than one syllable
    Consonance – Repetition of constonants
    Assonance – Repetition of vowels
    Onomatopoeia – Imitates sounds
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