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Distinctive qualities of speech or writing created by such elements as tone, syntax, and diction.
The speaker's attitude towards the subject or audience.
Arrangement of words (grammatical choices)
Strategies that create artful syntax. ( such as : simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole.
Strategies that create artful syntax.( such as : parallelism, Juxtaposition, and antithesis.
A sentence that has a single independent clause. Simple sentences can also have a compound subject/verb/or both
Sentence that has two clauses, each of which could exist as a simple sentence if you remove the conjunction connecting them.
A sentence that has two clauses, one independent and at least one subordinate to the main class.
A sentence that has the defining features of both a compound sentence and complex sentence.
When a passage,a paragraph, or sentence contains two or more ideas that is fulfilling a similar function.
Opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction.
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize comparison or contrasts.
Omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words.
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the middle of two or more adjacent words.
Repetition vowel sounds in the stressed syllables of two or more adjacent words.
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines.
Using a single feature to represent the whole.
Words that have apparently contradicting meaning is placed near each other
Words meant to convey the opposite of their literal meaning.