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Unformatted text preview: Key Terms Unit 2 1. Analogies- A comparison showing like parts of two unlike things, used to explain or illustrate a concept 2. Coherence- the logical arranging of ideas so they are clear and easy to follow 3. Compound Subject- consists of two or more nouns or pronouns joined by a conjunction or preposition, which together form the subject of a single verb. 4. Descriptive Language- language that often appeals to the senses; language that can be visualized rather than just read 5. Descriptive Writing- a type of writing that uses sensory details to describe a person, a place, a feeling, or an idea 6. Expressive Writing- writing that includes personal narratives, stories, poetry, songs, and dramatic pieces 7. Five Senses- often used in descriptive writing; hearing, seeing, touching, smelling, and tasting 8. Literary Devices- refers to specific aspects of literature, in the sense of its universal function as an art form which expresses ideas through language, or with regard to a particular work, which we can recognize, identify,...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course ENGLISH sn34 taught by Professor Bonewell during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10