ELA Terms to know
By: Elaina Rollins
Connotation and denotation
Denotation is the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests.
Point of view (POV)
Frst person view- I,me,mine,myself,we,us,ours,ourselves,etc
Second person view- You,yours,yourself,yourselves,etc.
Third person view-he,she,it,him,her,his,hers,himself,herself,itself,they,them,theirs,themselves,etc.
Similes and Metaphors
Metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Lyric-A lyric poem is a comparatively short, non-narrative poem in which a single speaker presents a state of mind or an emotional state.
sonnet- A sonnet poem was originally a love poem which delt with the lover's sufferings and hopes.
Ode- A ode poem is a long lyric poem with a serious subject written in an elevated style.
and many more.
A opinion is a view of judgement formed about something not necessarily based on facts or knowledge.
A fact is a statement of assertion of verified information about something.