Glossary (Version 8.4)

A story of events or experiences, real or imagined.

Techniques used to help in the narrating of a story or reported event. For example, imagery, metaphor, allusion.

A new word is created, for example, Smartphone, modem, AIDS or an existing word is used in a new way, for example, deadly.

A part of speech that includes all words denoting physical objects such as man, woman, boy, girl, car,window. These are concrete nouns. Abstract nouns express intangibles, such as democracy, courage,success, idea.