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ENGL 1302 - Bedford Intro. to Literature: Ch 22 - Word Choice, Word Order, and Tone and Ch. 23 - Images
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choice of words
elevated choice of words, esp. popular for poetry during the 18th century
dignified, impersonal, and elevated use of language
less formal language spoken by most educated people
conversational style with slang; colloquial
diction in a conversational manner that includes slang expressions not used by the culture at large.
language spoken by a definable group from a particular location, economic group, or social class
language defined by a trade or profession
the literal, dictionary meaning of a word
the associations and implication that go beyond a word's literal meaning
a speaker created by the poet
allowing for two or more simultaneous interpretations of a word, a phrase, an action or a situation
the ordering of words into meaningful patterns; inversion= changing the natural order of words
the writer's attitude toward the subject; the mood created by all the elements in the writing
a type of poem in which a character--the speaker--addresses a silent audience in such a way as to reveal unintentionally some aspect of his or her temperament or personality.
Latin term meaning 'seize the day'--a familiar theme in poetry
a brief cultural reference to a person, a place, a thing, an event, or an idea in history or literature
Language that addresses the senses, the most common being visual
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