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Strategies that create artful diction. (Such as: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole)
Strategies that create artful syntax. (Such as: parallelism, juxtaposition, and antithesis)
A short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature.
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictitious, or to a work of art.
Credibility of the speaker.
Appeal to the audience's emotions.
Logical reasoning, statistics, or facts.
Similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses.
The speaker's attitude toward the subject or audience
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines.
Opposition, or contrast, of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction.
Omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words.
Inverted order of words in a sentence (variation I need some staples, more highlighters, and paper trays if possible. When are you trying to place the order of the subject-verb-object order).
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize comparisons or contrasts.
Using a single feature to represent the whole.
Paradoxical juxtaposition of words that seem to contradict one another.
Attribution of a lifelike quality to an inanimate object or idea.
Who is the voice of the text?
Who is the intended audience or group of readers to whom the text is directed?
Why was this text written? Ask yourself, "What does the speaker want the audience to think or do as a result of reading this text?"
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