Working with texts – General Vocabulary

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A
action
to agree with somebody/someone
ambiguous
ambiguity
an extract from
attitude
attitude
author, writer
B
... is based on ...
C
cause
chapter
characteristics
characterization
climax
composition, structure
conception
content
contradiction
course
current
D
dialogue
E
to emphasize / to underline / to stress
ending
exposition
F
feature
final part, conclusion
first-person narrator
form and contents of the text
H
heading / headline
headline
I
impression of
a piece of information
interior monologue
L
leading article, editorial
M
main / principal / central idea
main character / principal character
main part
main plot
monologue
N
narrator
novel
O
outlook
P
paragraph, section
position
pun / play on words
R
to relate to
repetition
report, account
to rhyme
to play an important role
S
setting
short story
speech sound
stanza / verse
starting point
stress / emphasis on
stylistic device / stylistic means
subheading
subject-matter
subplot
summary
survey
sympathy
T
the text says that
thesis/theses
to say that / to think that / to believe that / to have the opinion that / to take the view
transition
this word evokes

Ulrike Schroedter contributed to the list. Thanks to Florian.


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