Ch 6: MTLE Basic Skills: Word Choice in Literature

About This Chapter

This Word Choice in Literature chapter can act as a great tool to help you study for the related portion of the MTLE Basic Skills exam. It includes simple-to-follow video lessons that allow you to go at your own pace on your way to an improved understanding of the material.

MTLE Basic Skills: Word Choice in Literature - Chapter Summary

This chapter examines the importance of word choice in literature and its influence on several literary elements. You'll need extensive knowledge of the topic when you take the MTLE Basic Skills exam. By the end of this chapter, you'll have refreshed and strengthened your ability to or comprehension of:

  • The effects of word choice on tone and meaning
  • The contrasts between mood and tone in prose
  • Various kinds of phrases
  • Identify an author's point of view by looking at word choice and phrasing

Depending on your learning preference, you can choose between reviewing the material through a video or transcript of the lesson. You'll find it easy to navigate through the content either way. The transcript includes important terms that are highlighted in bold, and the timeline feature allows you to jump around to different key points of the video.

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