Explain how an author establishes and achieves purpose(s) through diction and syntax.
Clarification 1: This benchmark focuses on the way in which diction (the author’s word choice) and syntax (the way in which an author arranges those words) work together to achieve a purpose.
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved