substitution of one word for another which it suggests
a word standing for part of something is used for the whole of that thing or vice versa
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
an explicit comparison is made between two things for the purpose of furthering a line of reasoning or drawing an inference; a form of reasoning employing comparative or parallel cases
a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, a place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art, either directly or by implication.
any question asked for a purpose other than to obtain the information the question asks
a particular form of understatement, is generated by denying the opposite or contrary of the word which otherwise would be used
repetition that occurs when the last word or set of words in one sentence, clause, or phrase is repeated one or more times at the end of successive sentences, clauses, or phrases.
a person in a play talking to themselves for the audience to know what the character is thinking
deliberate exaggeration of a person, thing, quality, event to emphasize a point external to the object of exaggeration
Speaker credibility; is the speaker well-informed of good will toward audience, good sense, trustworthy, and good moral character; citations or quotes of respected authorities.
something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
type of wordplay in which similar senses or sounds of two words or phrases, or different senses of the same word, are deliberately confused; To tell a pun, to make a play on words
does not repeat the same words and phrases, but inverts a sentence's grammatical structure or ideas
a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with `like' or `as')
an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things
Figure which represents abstractions or inanimate objects with human qualities
Figure used to transform an unpleasant, distasteful or repulsive expression into more socially acceptable terms
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences, commonly in conjunction with climax and with parallelism
speech you make to yourself
emotional appeal; draws upon the audience's emotion and interests
address to an absent or imaginary person
balance identified by a similarity in the syntactical structure of a set of words in successive phrases, clauses, sentences
to predict what might occur later on in the story
the use of words expressing something other than their literal intention
omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences and relacing it with another word somewhere else in the sentence
the ability to form mental images of things or events
repeats the beginning word of a clause or sentence at the end
Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms in one sentence, clause, or phrase is/are repeated at or very near the beginning of the next sentence, clause, or phrase
omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses (and, or, but, for, nor, so, yet).
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause, and is thus structurally the opposite of asyndeton
A logical appeal; draws upon the audiences' sense of reason using facts, statistics, evidence