Commas used (with no conjunctions) to separate a series of words. The parts are emphasized equally when the conjunction is omitted; in addition, the use of commas with no intervening conjunction speeds up the flow of the sentence.
The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
Verbally abusive attack.
Deliberate exaggeration in order to create humor or emphasis.
A work that ridicules the style of another by imitating and exaggerating its elements. It can be utterly mocking or gently humorous. It depends on allusion and exaggerates and distorts the original style and content.
A figure of speech in which a part of something is used to represent the whole, such as using "boards" to mean stage or "wheels" to mean car, or "All hands on deck."
One that does not expect an explicit answer. It is used to pose an idea to be considered by the speaker or audience.
Sentence which uses and or another conjunction (with no commas) to separate the items in a series.
Different. Consisting of utterly dissimilar parts or styles.
Capable of being maintained.
Extremely outgoing, sociable.
Not fitting in with the rest of the whole.
Excessively careful. Describes one who is concerned with the details of something.