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Literary And Rhetorical Terms List, Part 2
These are all of the words Mrs. Perry gave us on that paper.
Terms in this set (19)
A system of reasoning
A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
A statement or idea that fails to follow logically from the one before
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a brief phrase.
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
The use of similar grammitical constructions to express ideas that are related or equal in importance, similarity by virtue of correspondence
The quality or power in an actual life experience or in literature, music, speech, or other forms of expression, of evoking a feeling of pity or compassion.
(Jungian psychology) A personal facade that one presents to the world
Using several conjunctions in close succession, especially , using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted
something intended to divert attention from the real problem or matter at hand; a misleading clue.
Study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
Form of literature in which irony, sarcasm, and ridicule are employed to attack human vice and folly
Harsh or bitter derision or irony
A comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as
A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work
The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
Occurs when what is said contradicts what is meant or thought
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