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Copy of Author's Style

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Carrie HOLLAND

on 6 September 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Author's Style

What do you think of when you hear the word "style?"
Author's Style is the way an author uses language to express his/her thoughts.
What do you think "Author's Style" might refer to?
word choice, figurative language, and literary devices
RHETORICAL QUESTION
question asked with no expected answer

• DENOTATION
literal, dictionary meaning of a word

• CONNOTATION
idea or feeling associated with a word in addition to its literal meaning
Alliteration
• Symbolism
using a person, place, object, or action that stands for something other than itself
Simile
Personification
Onomatopoeia
Metaphor
• IDIOM
phrase whose meaning cannot be understood from the literal meaning of the words in it Hold your tongue is an English idiom meaning keep quiet.

• COLLOQUIALISM
familiar, informal everyday talk Movies is an informal term for the more formal term cinema.

• DIALECT
a form of language spoken in a particular place by a particular group of people
• Irony
the contrast between what is expected will be said or done and what actually is said or done
HYPERBOLE
the extreme over exaggeration of something
AUTHOR'S
THE
All a part of . . .
triflin'
doin' too much
joning
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