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10 terms

Chapter 8

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Coherence
n. consistency; the quality of a logical or orderly relationship of parts
connotation
n. the suggestive or associative meaning of a word beyond its literal definition
denotation
n. the explicit or direct meaning of a word
diction
n. 1. the choice and use of words in a speech or writing. 2. distinctness of speech
intention
n. a plan; an aim that guides action
parallelism
n.1. the use of corresponding syntactical forms. 2. likeness or similarity in aspect.
paraphrase
n. a restatement of a passage using other words. v. to express in a paraphrase
refutation
n.1. the act of disproving a statement or argument. 2. something that disproves.
thetis
n. a proposal that is defended by argument
transition
n. the process of changing from of changing from one subject or activity to another