Poem or prose lamenting the death of a particular person.
Quote set at the beginning of a literary work or at its divisions to set the tone or suggest a theme.
Attaching a descriptive adjective to a noun to evoke a particular idea or emotion
An appeal based on the character of the speaker. An ethos-driven document relies on the reputation of the author.
Substitution of a milder or less direct expression for one that is harsh or blunt.
An overstatement characterized by extreme exaggeration.
The technique of asking a question then proceeding to answer it
Sensory details in a work. Involves any or all of the five senses.
Type of reasoning whereby observation or information about a part of a class is applied to the class as a whole; moves from specific to general.
The process of arriving at a conclusion from a hint, implication, or suggestion.