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informal language, often used and understood by particular or exclusive groups of people, e.g. teenagers or a gang, that is not appropriate for written communication. Slang is often used in colloquial language, but not all colloquialisms are slang.
a pronoun that takes the place of peopleâ??s names, e.g. he, she.
the events that take place in a story of a novel, play or film.
imagery that appeals to the sense of sight, e.g. The trees were clad in green.
a unit of meter or unit of rhythm. See meter and rhythm.
See common noun.