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  1. a metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."
  2. a question that a writer poses to the audience in which he/she does not expect an answer. Ex: "Got milk?"
  3. usually found in poetry; writer speaks directly to an abstract person, idea, or ideal and is used to exhibit strong emotions. Ex: "Be with me Beauty, for the fire is dying."
  4. comparison between two different items that an author may use to describe, define, explain, etc. by indicating their similarities. Ex: "The asphalt softened, the lawns grew spidery brown, and the dogs crept like shadows."

3 True/False questions

  1. parallelismwriter uses grammatically similar constructions to create a sense of balance that allows the audience to compare and contrast the parallel subjects. Ex: "For the end of a theoretical science is truth, but the end of a practical science is performance."


  2. parenthesistwo opposing ideas presented in a parallel manner. Ex: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."


  3. understatementadjective or adjective phrase that an author uses to describe the perceived nature of a noun by accentuating one of its dominant characteristics, whether real or metaphysical. Ex: "grey-eyed Athena"