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  1. 70+ Literary Terms+Poetry TerminologyHOLT Literature

  2. tone

  3. tone the writer’s attitude Ex: optimistic, argumentative, lighthearted, etc.

  4. claim

  5. claim 1. to demand by or as by virtue of a right; demand as a right or as due: to claim an estate by inheritance. 2. to assert and demand the recognition of (a right, title, possession, etc.); assert one's right to: to claim payment for services. 3. to assert or maintain as a fact: She claimed that he was telling the truth. 4. to require as due or fitting: to claim respect.

  6. proposition

  7. proposition an important idea or opinion

  8. argument

  9. argument a statement, reason, or fact for or against a point: This is a strong argument in favor of her theory.

  10. assertion

  11. assertion a positive statement or declaration, often without support or reason: a mere assertion; an unwarranted assertion.

  12. evidence

  13. evidence facts, statistics, anecdotes, quotes from experts that are used to support the claim or thesis

  14. internalconsistency

  15. internalconsistency all of the parts of a text are connected and agree with what came before

  16. coherence

  17. coherence For a text to be logical, the parts of a text must stick together and be clearly understood

  18. thesis

  19. thesis 1. a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed and proved or to be maintained against objections: He vigorously defended his thesis on the causes of war. 2. a subject for a composition or essay.

  20. term

  21. term definition/example

  22. pun

  23. pun the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to emphasize or suggest its different meanings or applications, or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning; a play on words.

  24. plot

  25. plot chain of related events that tells us what happens in a story

  26. conflict

  27. conflict problem faced by a character

  28. resolved

  29. resolved how the story turns out

  30. complications

  31. complications situations that create conflict

  32. climax

  33. climax when the outcome of the conflict is decided

  34. resolution

  35. resolution the last part of the plot; the end of the story

  36. subplots

  37. subplots parts that are part of the larger story but are not as important

  38. parallelepisodes

  39. parallelepisodes the storyteller repeats the main outline of an episode several times

  40. proposition

  41. proposition an opinion; usually in the beginning of a persuasive article

  42. facts

  43. facts the results of scientific research and surveys

  44. statistics

  45. statistics facts in number form

  46. examples

  47. examples specific instances that illustrate reasons or facts

  48. anecdotes

  49. anecdotes brief stories, such as personal experiences

  50. opinion