Deena's AP lang rhetorical quiz #2

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2nd set comparison warrant thru inference

comparison warrant

a warrant based on shared characteristics and circumstances of two or more thing or events

conceit

a fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor

concrete language

language that describes specific, generally observable persons, places, or things; in contrast with abstract language

connotation

the non-literal, associative meaning of a word; the implied, suggested meaning

deduction

reasoning by which we establish that a conclusion must be true because the statements on which it is based are true

definition

an explanation of meaning of a term

definition by negation

defining a thing by saying what it is not

denotation

the strict, literal dictionary definition of a word

diction

related to style, writer's word choices

evidence

facts or opinions that support an issue or claim

didactic

from the Greek, means teaching

ethos

an ethical appeal in classical rhetorical study

euphemism

a more agreeable or less offensive substitute for a generally unpleasant word or concept

extended definition

a definition that uses several different methods of development

extended metaphor

a metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout a work

fact

something that is believed to have objective reality

factual evidence

support consisting of data that is considered objectively verifiable by the audience

fallacy

an error of reasoning based on faulty use of evidence or incorrect inference

false analogy

assuming without sufficient proof that if objects or processes are similar in some ways, then they are similar in other ways as well

false dilemma

simplifying a complex problem into an either/or dichotomy

faulty emotional appeal

basing an argument on feelings, especially pity or fear

faulty use of authority

failing to acknowledge disagreement among experts

figurative language

writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning

figure of speech

a device used to produce figurative language

generalizations

a statement of general principle derived inferentially from a series of examples

genre

the major category into which a literary work fits

hasty generalizations

drawing conclusions from insufficient evidence

hyperbole

a figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement

imagery

the sensory details or figurative language used to describe, arouse emotion, or represent abstractions

independent clause

a grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb

induction

reasoning by which a general statement is reached on the basis of particular examples

inference/infer

to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented

comparison warrant

a warrant based on shared characteristics and circumstances of tow or more things or

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