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Summer Work Devices
These are the devices that you must know and apply.
Terms in this set (23)
A word or phrase that renames a nearby noun/pronoun.
Placement of two things side by side for emphasis.
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns. A list.
Parallel structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas.
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses or sentences.
An appeal to character (trustworthiness/honor).
The omission of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from context.
The deliberate use of a series of conjunctions.
The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a contrast.
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic event.
Purposeful use of a word, phrase, clause, idea, image, etc. more than once.
An appeal to emotion.
A short account of an interesting event.
Use of an aspect of something to represent the whole.
Exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis.
A figure of speech through which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else, thus making an implicit comparison.
Assigning lifelike characteristics to inanimate objects.
The speaker's attitude toward the subject or audience.
Leaving out conjunctions between words, phrases, clauses.
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.
An appeal to logic.
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