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					 AP Lit Terms
  Synesthesia-tone

  Samuel Talcott
    Ms. Curtis
AP English, Period 3
             Synesthesia
• Definition: the use of words to associate
  two or more different senses to the same
  image given
               Examples
• 1: The colors of the room seemed to ring.
• 2: The pie tasted like sunshine on his
  tongue.
• 3: He stepped out into the gripping cold.
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                 Syntax
• Definition: how an essay, paragraph,etc. is
  chosen to be formed considering word
  choice, assonance, or anything relating to
  such
               Examples
• 1: The cat jumped out of the tree.
• 2: The cat flew out of the tree.
• 3: What looked like a possessed stuffed
  toy landed on my head.
Picture: right syntax
Picture: wrong syntax
                  Theme
• Definition: the overall message the writer
  is trying to convey
               Examples
• 1: Loss of Innocence
• 2: Revenge
• 3: Sacrifice
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                  Thesis
• Definition: a sentence or group of
  sentences that presents the writer’s
  opinion for what they are writing about
                Examples
• 1: He justifies the bill, saying that it
  benefits the country in both government
  and trade.
• 2: While his points may be vital, he fails to
  make his argument very persuasive in his
  sense of syntax and examples.
• 3: These two authors, while differentiating
  in topic, both use syntax and hyperbole to
  justify their position.
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                   Tone
• Definition: the author’s choice of words
  that show his or her attitude toward what
  they are talking about
               Examples
• 1: It was a dark and stormy night.
• 2: The sky, as bright as it was, seemed to
  droop in its colors.
• 3: No rainclouds could be seen across the
  bright, blue sky.
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                Works Cited
• www3.delta.edu/drsnyder/commonthemesinliterature.ht
  ml
• www.designthesis.wordpress.com
• www.dontforget2work.com
• www.eng1020communications.blogspot.com
• www.everywritersresource.com
• www.forums.ffshrine.org
• www.grammar.about.com/od/rs/g/syntax.html
• www.orlando-attractions.net
• www.suite101.com/content/examples-of-syesthesia-in-
  language-and-literature-a308173

				
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