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A comparison of two things using "like" or "as"
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. When a writer uses literal language, he or she is simply stating the facts as they are.
the art of effective communication-not just what is said, but how it is said
style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words
a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned
An imaginative comparison of two unlike things
the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words that are close together
A question asked solely to produce an effect or to make an assertion and not to elicit a reply
Deliberate repetition of words, phrases, or sentences can add emphasis and strength to ideas in writing.
word choice or quality that sets the mood of the story
The use of loaded words and examples that appeal to an audience's emotions
Well-structured argument, strong facts and statistics to appeal to the audience's intellect
An author establishes his/her credibility or trustworthiness
The writer states the opposing argument and refutes it