ELA Terms to Know

By: Bethany Giron

Connotation and Denotation

Connotation is the suggesting of an additional meaning of a word/expression, apart from its original meaning.

Ex. A connotation of


Denotation is a dictionary definition.

Ex.

Connotation and Denotation

Point of View

First Person : ( I )Your point of view, a story told from you eyes.

Ex. As I walked down the completely lifeless street , the mysterious humming increased.


Second Person : The point of view in which the narrator is telling the story in the form of 'you'.

Ex. As you walked down the completely lifeless street , the mysterious humming increased.


Third Person :The point of view in which the narrator uses they, he , and she.

Ex. As she walked down the completely lifeless street , the mysterious humming increased.


Omniscient - When the narrator knows it ALL.

Limited - When the narrator has limited information.

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Point of View Rap

Simile and Metaphor

Simile and Metaphor

Simile a figure of speech that involves the comparison of one thing to a different object of another kind.

Ex."I’m holding it because you say no ,Like a child in front of a shop window" - Got 7; Stop Stop it


suga's smile is so sweet. sweeter than sugar


Metaphor - A figure of speech that a word or phrase is applied to an object that is not literally applicable.

Ex. In the song Good Boy by G- Dragon , he says , " ...when girls see me, their eyes light on fire."

Simile and Metaphor Mash up 2014

Types of Poetry

Lyric- An emotional, rhyming poem. A poem that describes how the author feels.

Epic- A long poem that is usually about heroic deeds or significant to the culture of the poet.

Narrative- A poem that tells a story.

Commonplace assertion, opinion, fact

C.A -

Opinion - A judgement formed about something not necessarily based on knowledge or fact.

Fact - A thing/object that is indisputably the case.