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Diction is the literary term that means
The connections we have with words
An author's choice of words
The definition of words
The common way of speaking with friends
Refers to the feelings and ideas a word evokes.
Denotation is a word's ____________.
Literal, dictionary definition
Mood refers to...
The definition of words used in a text
The choices an author makes in a text
Relating to a text
The emotional setting of a text
what is a metaphor
is when someone compares you to something without saying like
when you say a hint to someone
when you compare with someone saying like
I don´t know
tells what a person likes
compares two unlike things using the words like or as
compares two similar things
tells what a person is doing
What is theme?
a brief account of the main facts about something
a main topic or message in a the story
a way to describe things
what your essay is going to be about (claim)
When an author gives the reader a hint of what's to come...
What is textual evidence?
Proof from the text to support your answer.
What the author thinks about a topic.
An explanation in your own words about your claim.