Writing to describe

1

What is the name for the technique where things that are not human are presented as if they are? For example: The tree’s bony fingers reached into the pockets of the man and lifted up his jacket.

2

What are describing words that describe a noun?

3

What is the term used when something is mentioned over and over again in order to add emphasis to it?

4

What is the name for the types of words that are used to describe verbs?

5

What is the term used to describe sound words? (Note: You must spell it correctly!)

6

What is the name of the term when you deliberately repeat the same sound at the start of words together? For example: crept; creepily.

7

What is the term used for when writers compare one thing to another using like or as. For example: The sun was as round as a ball.

8

Writers often use the weather in descriptive or narrative writing in order to create emotion in a scene or to mirror the emotion of the characters, what is the technical term for this?

9

What is the term used when a writer uses a word, phrase or an image in order to evoke a set of ideas or feelings. For example, when a red rose is used to bring up feelings of love and romance.

10

What is the term used to describe all of the things that a person will think of when they either see an image or look at a particular word? For example, when we see the word “Home”, we may think of family, love, pets etc.