Lit terms 2

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12 terms · John Bajkowski

Tone

a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages

Satire

form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly

simile

a comparison of two unlike things using like or as

Dramtic

audience knows but characters dont

Parallelism

similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses

Scholarly

characteristic of scholars or scholarship

Indignant

angered at something unjust or wrong

Intithesis

The direct opposite

Apostrophe

address to an absent or imaginary person

Alliteration

repetition of consonant sounds

Imagery

language that appeals to the five senses

Effusive

Pouring out, Overflowing

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