This week's words focus on literary terms and new vocabulary.
simple way of life avoiding pleasures
to divide or give out
addressing an absent person or a personified thing rhetorically
an implied or indirect reference especially in literature
to trick or deceive
resemblance; repeated syntactical similarities introduced for rhetorical effect.
a combination of words that have opposite or very different meanings
having or showing no understanding of what is proper or acceptable : rude and insensitive
to pay for (something)
a person who is sent by one government to represent it in dealing with another government
a person who is not wanted or welcome by the other people in a situation or place
experienced or felt by watching, hearing about, or reading about someone else rather than by doing something yourself
to speak to (someone) in a way that expresses disapproval or criticism
a literary work holding up human vices (flaws; moral imperfections) and follies (foolishness) to ridicule or scorn; a way of using humor to show that someone or something (person, government, or society) is foolish, weak, or bad.
an action, object, or event that expresses or represents a particular idea or quality.