ELA Terms to Know
By: DiAvion Sampson
Connotation and Denotation
denotation- the literal or primary meaning of a word
The shirt is purple and black
The girls turned red when they were in the hunted house.
Point of view
second person- you being told how you should do something
third person limited- when the narrator only knows the thoughts and feeling of one character
third person omniscient - when the narrator knows all thoughts, actions, and feeling of all characters
Simile and Metaphor
A simile, is when you describe something using "like or as"
I had fallen through a trapdoor of depression
The bunny is like a ray of sunshine
Types of Poetry
Epic-a long, narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and events
Narrative-a form of poetry that tells a story
most people but not backed up with facts.