There is a lot of English subject terminology, and here are some of them and their meaning. We hope this will help you throughout of your study and begin to search more about the following terms.
Abstract noun – nouns which refer to concepts, to things which you cannot experience through your senses.
Adjective – a word that describes a noun or pronoun.
Adverb – a word which describes or gives more information about a verb or phrase.
Adverbial – a word or phrase functioning like an adverb.
Antecedent – a substantive word, phrase, or clause whose denotation is referred to by a pronoun (such as John in “Mary saw John and called to him”); broadly : a word or phrase replaced by a substitute.
Chronological structure – a narrative ordered in the same way as time has passed.
Complex sentence – a sentence containing an independent clause and at least one dependant clause.
Conclusion/denouement – a resolution, summary and/or ending.
Future tense – is a verb form that generally marks the event described by the verb as not having happened yet, but expected to happen in the future.
Hyperbole – extremely exaggerated claims not to be taken literally.
Narrative perspective – through whose eyes a reader sees the story.
Predicate – the part of a sentence in which something is said about the subject.
Rhetorical question – a question made to emphasis a point rather than to demand an answer.
Sarcasm – the use of irony to mock or convey contempt.
Simple sentence – a sentence consisting of only one clause and predicate.
Summary – a brief statement or restatement of the main points and/ or events in text.
Third person – a narrator tells of people other than themselves or the reader, having no personal connection with the events being related.
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