refers to language that decribes concepts rather than concrete images
is an attack on the person rather than on the opponent's ideas
in which the writer intends a second meaning to be read beneath the surface of the story ex:wizard of oz
repetition of constant sounds ex:donald duck
a reference to a wel known person, place or thing ex:eden
comparsion of two similar but diferent things ex: a heart to a pump
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause ex: there was........ There was...... There was........
a short, simple narrative of an incident
the presentation of two contrasting images
a short, often witty statement of a principle about life ex: early bird gets the worm
calling out to an imaginary, dead, or absent person, place or thing.
writing that attempts to prove the validity of a point of view or an idea
repetition of vowel sounds between different consonants
commas used to separate a series of words ex: X,Y,Z
harsh, awkward, dissonant sounds
descriptive writing that greatly exaggerates a specific feature of a persons apperance
a word or phrase (slang) used in everyday converstation ex:yall,ain't
writing in which all the parts contribute
language that dcribes specific, ideas or qualities ex: tall, Dark Handsome, Blue eyes
an idea that is implied or suggested
repetition of consonant sounds
riddle; difficult problem
reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
The dictionary definition of a word
the picturing in words of something or someone through detailed observation
spoken or written language,including literary works ex:description,expositon,narration, and persuasion
ugly or harsh unpleasing sounds
when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
appeals to the emotion
the use of quotation
persuade the audience
a more pleasent way of saying something (ex.he died/he passed away)
a representative form or pattern
The act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text.
technique that introduces the reader to the situation and the setting
when two cases are not sufficiently parrallel
language that contains figures of speech
figures of speech
expressions that make imaginative comparisions or associations
the use of a hint or clue to suggest a larger event accuring later
sentence consisting of three or more very short independent clauses joined by conjunctions
when a writer bases a claim upon an isolated example
a type of literary work
the excessive pride of amnition
anything that causes laughter or amusement
deliberate exgeration in order to create humor or emphasis
a word or words used to describe a sensory experience
words or phrases that use a collection of images
the process that moves from a given series of specifics to a generalization
a conclusion one can draw from the presented details
writing that records the conversation that occurs inside the character's head
a verbally abusive attack
reversing the customary
a situation or statement in which the actual outcome or meaning is opposite to what was expected
the special language of a profession or group
the process of reasoning
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