ROMANCE – a romance is a love story.
MEMOIRS – a memoir is a biography, a written account of a person’s life.
MYTH – a myth is an old traditional story or a legend.
CARICATURE – a caricature is a comic picture or a description of someone, such as a cartoon drawing or a famous person with some of his features exaggerated.
CONTENTS – the contents of a book refer to what is inside the book.
LYRICS – lyrics are the words of a song.
SUBTITLE – the subtitle of a book is the smaller title under the main title.
PREFACE – the preface of a book is its introduction and it is found in the front pages of a book.
THEMES – a theme is an idea that flows through a book, play or movie.
DIALOGUES – a dialogue is a conversation between at least two people.
TALES – a tale is a story.
SCENES – a scene is a part or section of a book, play or movie.
REALISTIC – if something is realistic, it seems very real and true to life.
DRAMATIC – a dramatic event is something that is striking and sensational.
FICTITIOUS – “fictitious” comes from the word “fiction”, which means “an untrue or invented story”.
CONTENTIOUS – if something is contentious, it can be argues and debated.
ANECDOTES – an anecdote is a short story about something interesting.
POINTERS – a pointer is a useful suggestion on how to do something.
TRAGEDIES – a tragedy is a very sad event.
SETTINGS – a setting is the time and location where a story takes place.
Frenzied - means very panicky and uncontrolled
Squeamish - easily upset by an unpleasant sight or situation
Apprehensive - nervous
Callous - insensitive and cruel towards others
Looked over - to look over something is to examine and check something
Turned off - to repel or to disgust
Turned away - to turn away someone is to reject the person and send him away
Kept away - to keep away from someone is to purposely stay away
Random - if something is random, there is no planning or pattern in the way it is done
Short-lived - if something is short-lived, it lasts for a short time
Fickle - if someone is fickle, it means he is indecisive and keeps changing his mind
Scarce - if something is scarce, it is in short supply
Fables - a fable is a tale or story, usually featuring animals as characters, with a lesson or moral
Legends - a legend is an old traditional story about famous people or events that took place a long time ago
Myths - an old traditional story about gods and heroes
Themes - the theme of a book or movie is its main subject or the main idea
Pitch - to pitch a tent is to set up a tent and get it ready for use
Ditch - to ditch something is to get rid of something
Plant - to plant is to put something or someone in a place secretly
Hoist - to hoist is to lift up someone or something to a higher place
Tradition - a tradition is a custom or belief that has existed for a long time along a community of people
Traditional - something that is traditional is part of the beliefs and customs of a community
Historic - if something is historic, it means it is important in history, and is likely to be remembered
Historical - describes something which is connected with the past
Emphatically - when you speak empathically, you speak in a clear and forceful way to stress what you're saying
Animatedly - when we speak animatedly, we speak in a lively and passionate way
Persuasively - to be persuasive is to be good at making people agree with you or believe what you want them to
Grudgingly - if you do something grudgingly, you do it in an unwilling way
Communication - is the process of speaking or writing to exchange information
Commodity - something that can be bought and sold
Compilation - a set of things like songs or poems
Commotion - a noisy and confusing situation that disturbs people
Board - a group of people who make decisions concerning a company or organisation
Syndicate - a group of people who work together to do something; often used to describe groups of criminals working together
Clique - a small group of close friends who like to do things together
Faction - a small group of people within an organisation who may have different views or ideas from the rest
Forthright - frank and honest
Outright - complete and total
Upright - stands up straight
Downright - very or extremely