Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than addressing the issues at hand
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or concepts
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning of words
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea, or person
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretation
The correspondence or resemblance between two things that are essentially different
A short story used to illustrate a point the author is making
Every pronoun refers back to a previous noun or pronoun
An opposition or contrast of ideas that is often expressed in balanced phrases or clauses
A figure of speech in which an absent person or personified object is addressed by a speaker
A word or phrase that follow a noun or pronoun for emphasis or clarity
A type of internal rhyming in which vowel souds are repeated
When the conjunctions (such as "and" or "but") that would normally connect a string of words, phrases, or clauses are omitted from a sentence
The emotional feeling -or mood- of a place, scene, or event
The feelings of a particular speaker or piece of writing toward a subject, person, or idea
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