popular appeal, or appeal to the majority. The fallacy of attempting to win popular assent to a conclusion by arousing the feeling and enthusiasms of the multitude.
repetitition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are close to one another: "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
the repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of the next clause
the use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but that is also less distasteful or less offensie than another
a sentence consisting of three or more very shore independent clauses joined by conjunctions
putting together two contrasting elements that are so unlike that the effect is surprising, witty, or even startling
a self-evident or universally recognized truth
a figure of speech that replaces the name of an object, person, or idea with something with which it is associated
a sentence which uses AND or another conjunction to separate the items in a series. Appears in teh form of X and Y and Z
when an author raises an irrelevant issue to draw attention away from the real issue
a figure of speech in which a part of something is used to represent a whole, such as using "wheels" to mean a car
a statement that says less than what it means.