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the objective governing the choice of the various rhetorical features of a piece of writing
a question not intended to be answered, but rather to evoke a line of questioning or theme
the means by which a writer creates his or her expression of meaning through the choice of diction, syntax, figurative language, detail, etc.
aims to correct, through exposure or ridicule, deviations from normal conduct or reasonable opinion
shift in point of view
a change in perspective from one character to another, or one perspective to another
uses like or as to make a comparison between two unlike things and so changes our apprehension of either or both
a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion
the characteristic emotion that pervades a work or part of a work; the spirit or character that is a work's emotional essence
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