English Composition Chapter 1 notes:
sentence - subject + verb + complete thought
Echoes - repeated words in an essay like for examples, buts, and such as.
5 steps of the writing process Topic, pre-write, research, draft, revise, and
English Composition Chapter 5 notes:
diction - a writer's or speaker's choice of words
Syntax - the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
Style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is
characteristic of a particul
English Composition Chapter 2:
Why do people argue? 1) to convince others to accept your validated opinions.
2) to show how certain ideas are valid and some are not.
3) to debate their positions, beliefs, and conclusions with evidence.
Persuasion is - non
English Composition Chapter 3 notes:
A thesis - is the idea of your paper in one sentence
Three types of conjunctions - coordinating, subordinating, and correlating
Coordinating conjunctions - for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so (F.A.N.B.O.Y.S.)
English Composition Chapter 9 notes:
Argument/Position - The position or claim the writer establishes. Arguments must be
supported by valid evidence and reasoning and balanced by the inclusion of
counterarguments that illustrate opposing viewpoints.
English Composition Chapter 10 notes:
Conjunciton A connecting word.
Coordinating conjunctions (i.e., and, but, so, for, nor, or, yet) connect two equal
Content/Meaning - The essence and substance-information, ideas, insights, and
English Composition Chapter 8 notes:
fragmented sentence doesn't have a subject, definite verb, or other necessary parts for a sentence. An
Periodic sentence - a long sentence in which the main clause is not completed until the
English Composition Chapter 4 notes:
Denotation - the most specific or literal meaning of a word, as opposed to its figurative
senses or connotations
Connotation - the implying or suggesting of an additional meaning for a word or phrase
apart from the lit
English Composition chapter 7 notes:
verbal irony - A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
situational irony - An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was
Satire - form of literature in which ir
English Composition Chapter 6 notes:
denotation - the literal meaning of a word
Connotation - the Implied or associative meaning of a word
Oxymoron - conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
Paradox - an apparently contradictory statemen