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12 terms

Lit terms 2

John Bajkowski
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Tone
a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages
Satire
form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly
simile
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as
Dramtic
audience knows but characters dont
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses
Scholarly
characteristic of scholars or scholarship
Indignant
angered at something unjust or wrong
Intithesis
The direct opposite
Apostrophe
address to an absent or imaginary person
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
Imagery
language that appeals to the five senses
Effusive
Pouring out, Overflowing