Using advanced and ambitious vocabulary is crucial to being successful in the subject of English language.
There are lots of technical terms we use in the analysis of English. This is called 'subject terminology'.
Not only do you need to understand these terms and know what they are, but you need to be able to use them correctly.
In this activity, you will be working with the following words, so have a look at them, read their definitions and get ready to answer some questions!
Autobiography - a work dealing with the writer's own life
Context - the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement or idea (this can be historical or social)
Irony - a situation or statement that seems the opposite of what is expected
Memoir - an account written from personal knowledge or experience
Narrative - an account of connected events - such as a story
Parody - an imitation of something (like a writing style)
Protagonist - the lead or main character
Prose - a written text without specific structure
Ready? Let's get started - and remember, you can come back and check on this whenever you need by clicking on the red help button on the screen.