An indirect reference, often to another text or historical event.
An extended reference between to seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
The noun to which a LATER pronoun refers.
The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a contrast.
Parallel Structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas.
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
A word or phrase that renames a nearby noun or pronoun.
Leaving out conjunctions between words, phrases, clauses.
An informal or converastional use of language.
A reluctant aknowledgement or yielding.
That which is implied to the word.
The literal meaning of a word.
Mournful over what over what has passes or been lost; often used to describe tone.
A brief witty statement.
Urging or strongly encouraging.
Exaggeration fro the purpose of emphasis.
A sentance in which a verb precedes the subject.
Placement of two things side by side for emphasis.
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
Use of an aspect of something to represent a whole.
Turning a verb or adjective into a noun.
The speed with which a story is told.
A sentence which builds to a conclusion.
An argument against an idea.
The deliberate use of a series of conjunctions.
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetorical effect.
Use of a variety of sentence structure for a desired affect.
a logical fallacy that involves the creation of an easily refutable position; misrepresenting, then attacking an opponent's position
deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises
combine so as to form a more complex, product
artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also called a figure of speech
When a word is used with two adjacent words in the same construction, but only makes literal sense with one of them