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14 terms

Latin Devices

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metonomy
subsitution of one word for another which it suggests or with which it is closely associated
synchesis
two pairs of corresponding words arranged in ABAB order
triad
3 words or phrases that are a series of parallel items
ellipsis
omission of a word understood to be there which is necessary for the sentence
transferred epithet
adj that grammatically modifies one noun but in a sense could modify another noun or both
anaphora
the same word at the beginning of successive clauses
anastrophe
reverse of the typical order of two words
chiasmus
two adj-noun pairs of corresponding words arranged in ABBA order
hendiadys
one idea expressed through 2 nouns connected by a conjunction
alliteration
a series of words beginning w/ the same sound
framing
adj-noun pair that is grammatically placed around other words
synechtoche
subsitution of a word that represents a part of a whole
pleonasm
use of superfluous and redundant wording
juxtaposition
two grammatically unrelated words placed next to each other for emphasis to highlight or contrast