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20 terms
Glossary rhetoric
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
The listeners, viewers, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true.
Meaning of associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitude, and events surroundi…
Audience
The listeners, viewers, or reader of a text.
Concession
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true.
38 terms
Rhetoric Glossary
Actio
Agon
Alliteration
Anaphora
The physical delivery or performance of a speech. The key com…
Competitive struggle, especially in legal, political, and epi…
The repetition of initial consonants.
Repetition of the same word or phrase a the beginning of succ…
Actio
The physical delivery or performance of a speech. The key com…
Agon
Competitive struggle, especially in legal, political, and epi…
18 terms
Rhetoric Glossary
Allusion
Analogy
Hyperbole
Imagery
A reference to a literary work, or a person/place/thing/event…
Compares two things, which are alike in several respects, for…
A deliberate exaggeration of conditions for emphasis or effect.
Using words to create pictures in the mind by appealing to se…
Allusion
A reference to a literary work, or a person/place/thing/event…
Analogy
Compares two things, which are alike in several respects, for…
43 terms
Rhetoric Glossary
Alliteration
Anacoluthon
Anadiplosis ("doubling back")
Anaphora
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
the rhetorical repetition of one or several words; specifical…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Anacoluthon
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
71 terms
Rhetorical Glossary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Allusion
Anaphora
Comes from the Latin phrase meaning, "to the man." It refers…
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
A passing reference to a familiar person, place, or thing dra…
It is the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of…
Ad Hominem Argument
Comes from the Latin phrase meaning, "to the man." It refers…
Allegory
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
19 terms
Rhetorical Glossary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
73 terms
Rhetorical Glossary
Anecdote
Annotation
Argumentation
Assonance
A simple, short narrative of an incident
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, o…
Writing that attempts to prove the validity of a POV or idea…
Repetition of vowel sounds between consonants. Ex - neigh/fade
Anecdote
A simple, short narrative of an incident
Annotation
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, o…
106 terms
Rhetorical Glossary
absolute
adage
ad hominem argument
allegory
a word free from limitations or qualifications
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
29 terms
rhetorical glossary
rhetoric
tone
diction
detail
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
the author's implied attitude toward his subject, audience, o…
the author's choice of words to establish tone
facts, observations, events used to develop depth and writer'…
rhetoric
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
tone
the author's implied attitude toward his subject, audience, o…
48 terms
rhetorical glossary
classification and division
cause and effect
comparison and contrast
exemplification
elp provide a mechanism for grouping and organizing informati…
asking why an event or action occurs or occurred = cause, ask…
placing two items next to each other to examine both their si…
developing a thesis by relying almost exclusively on examples…
classification and division
elp provide a mechanism for grouping and organizing informati…
cause and effect
asking why an event or action occurs or occurred = cause, ask…
59 terms
Rhetorical Glossary
Ad Hominem
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Antithesis
This is the attack on the person rather than the issue at han…
This is a wonderful piece of repetition. In anadiplosis, the…
In rhetoric, it is the deliberate repetition of a word or phr…
An observation or claim which is in opposition to your claim…
Ad Hominem
This is the attack on the person rather than the issue at han…
Anadiplosis
This is a wonderful piece of repetition. In anadiplosis, the…
45 terms
Glossary of Terms: Rhetorical Devices
metaphor
simile
litotes
anaphora
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
20 terms
Chapter 2 Rhetoric Glossary
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
22 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
rhetorical triangle
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional types…
a question posed by the speaker not to answer a question, but…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
a diagram showing the relations of the writer or speaker, rea…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional types…
rhetorical question
a question posed by the speaker not to answer a question, but…
78 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
Concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
45 terms
Glossary of Terms: Rhetorical Devices
metaphor
simile
litotes
anaphora
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms
Aristotelian triangle
audience
concession
connotation
See rhetorical triangle
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian triangle
See rhetorical triangle
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
40 terms
Rhetoric Glossary Terms
Concession
Connotation
Polemic
Refutation
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations with a word beyond its literal defin…
Greek for "hostile," an aggressive argument that tries to est…
A denial of the validity of an opposing argument.
Concession
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Connotation
Meanings or associations with a word beyond its literal defin…
17 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms 2
Denotation
Diacope
Diction
Didactic
strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word... Ex: Denotati…
repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or p…
refers to the writer's word choices... Ex: Tis was the season of…
teaching, or instructing... Ex: Listen, it is not right to lie,…
Denotation
strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word... Ex: Denotati…
Diacope
repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or p…
10 terms
Rhetoric glossary #4
Persona
Propaganda
Purpose
Rhetoric
Voice of the author
spreading rumors to influence opinion
To persuade
The act of persuasive writing or speaking
Persona
Voice of the author
Propaganda
spreading rumors to influence opinion
22 terms
More Glossary Terms and Rhetoric
Anadiplosus
Analogy
Anaphora
Antecedent
The repetition of the last word of a preceding clause. The wo…
A device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is a…
Repetition of a word it words at the beginning of two or more…
The word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
Anadiplosus
The repetition of the last word of a preceding clause. The wo…
Analogy
A device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is a…
40 terms
Origins of Rhetoric Glossary Term
aristotelian triangle
audience
concession
connotation
rhetorical triangle
The listener viewer or reader of a text. Most texts are likel…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
meanings of associations that readers have with a word beyond…
aristotelian triangle
rhetorical triangle
audience
The listener viewer or reader of a text. Most texts are likel…
21 terms
glossary of rhetoric terms
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
40 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Set 10
purpose
qualification
qualitative evidence
quantitative evidence
the goal of an author in a piece of writing; goes beyond the…
condition, limitation, or restraint placed on an idea or argu…
evidence supported by reason, tradition, or precedent
evidence includes things that can be measured, cited, counted…
purpose
the goal of an author in a piece of writing; goes beyond the…
qualification
condition, limitation, or restraint placed on an idea or argu…
20 terms
AP Language Rhetoric Glossary
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
the Listener, viewer or reader
Acknowledging an opposing argument to support your own
the unspoken meaning of a word or phrase
The atmosphere and events that give background to a text
Audience
the Listener, viewer or reader
Concession
Acknowledging an opposing argument to support your own
24 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical choices
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
a question posed by the speaker not to answer a question, but…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
rhetorical choices
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
18 terms
Rhetoric Glossary Examples
Allusion
Analogy
Hyperbole
Imagery
If you take the last piece of pie, you can expect WWII all ov…
If you want to have energy, you need to make sure you eat nut…
There are a million reasons why more research is needed on so…
Glittering white, the blanket of snow covered everything in s…
Allusion
If you take the last piece of pie, you can expect WWII all ov…
Analogy
If you want to have energy, you need to make sure you eat nut…
22 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
rhetorical triangle
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional types…
a question posed by the speaker not to answer a question, but…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
a diagram showing the relations of the writer or speaker, rea…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional types…
rhetorical question
a question posed by the speaker not to answer a question, but…
19 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Terms #1
Allegory
Alleteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story meant to symbolically represent an abstract idea
Repeating initial constants in neighboring words. EX: "She se…
A reference to something that is commonly known
Multiple meanings to a word or phrase
Allegory
A story meant to symbolically represent an abstract idea
Alleteration
Repeating initial constants in neighboring words. EX: "She se…
34 terms
english rhetoric glossary
rhetoric
assertion
argument
speaker
language used to persuade
something declared ,often w/no support
statement w/at least one assertion
author/composer
rhetoric
language used to persuade
assertion
something declared ,often w/no support
53 terms
English Glossary of Rhetoric
division
cause and effect
comparison and contrast
exemplification
separates items into categories
why an event happens and an event that happens because of a c…
how things are alike and how things are different
a mode of symbolization characterized by the relation between…
division
separates items into categories
cause and effect
why an event happens and an event that happens because of a c…
14 terms
rhetorical glossary set 2
diction
didactic
enumerartio
expletive
The writer's word choices, especially with regard to their co…
Didactic works have the primary aim of teaching or instructin…
Figure of amplification in which a subject is divided into co…
Figure of emphasis in which a single word or short phrase, us…
diction
The writer's word choices, especially with regard to their co…
didactic
Didactic works have the primary aim of teaching or instructin…
27 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric 11
subjectivity
summary
syllogism
symbol
opinions based on personal preference or prejudice and not co…
a condensation, in one's own words, of a work which consists…
a stylized deductive argument in which a major premise and a…
a figure of speech in which something means more than what it…
subjectivity
opinions based on personal preference or prejudice and not co…
summary
a condensation, in one's own words, of a work which consists…
30 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Set 7
False dilemma
faulty appeal to authority
figurative language
first-hand evidence
in this fallacy, the speaker presents two extreme options as…
an argument that attempts to justify a claim by misrepresenti…
employs figures of speech and exists on more than a literal l…
evidence based on something the writer knows, whether it's fr…
False dilemma
in this fallacy, the speaker presents two extreme options as…
faulty appeal to authority
an argument that attempts to justify a claim by misrepresenti…
25 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #1
absolutes
allusion
analogy
anecdote
words such as "always" "never" "all" "none"
a reference in a written or spoken text to another text or to…
inductive reasoning in which we can assume that if two instan…
a brief narrative offered in a text to capture the audience's…
absolutes
words such as "always" "never" "all" "none"
allusion
a reference in a written or spoken text to another text or to…
30 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Set 8
invocation
irony
jargon
juxtaposition
the act or process of invoking an appeal to a higher power fo…
verbal ____ is writing that says one thing while meaning some…
a specialized language pertaining to a certain work context;…
purposeful placement of ideas, images, or language (often inc…
invocation
the act or process of invoking an appeal to a higher power fo…
irony
verbal ____ is writing that says one thing while meaning some…
47 terms
Understanding Rhetoric Glossary
Analysis
Argument
Assertion
Audience
A close examination of the parts of a text with the goal of i…
The primary purpose of a text, or the main claim it makes
A debatable claim
The intended or accidental recipients of a communication
Analysis
A close examination of the parts of a text with the goal of i…
Argument
The primary purpose of a text, or the main claim it makes
22 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical choices
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
a question posed by the speaker or writer not to seek an answ…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
rhetorical choices
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
15 terms
Rhetorical glossary set 3
Inference / To Infer
Invective
Irony
Verbal Irony
To draw a conclusion from the information presented
Speech or writing that attacks; insults, or denounces a perso…
Contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really…
The words literally state the opposite of the writers true me…
Inference / To Infer
To draw a conclusion from the information presented
Invective
Speech or writing that attacks; insults, or denounces a perso…
30 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Set 9
paragraph
parallelism
paraphrase
parody
a series of sentences that develop a main idea and begin with…
the repetition of a grammatical pattern (by the color of thei…
a rephrasing of a section of a work into one's own words; dif…
exaggerated imitation of a serious work for humorous purposes…
paragraph
a series of sentences that develop a main idea and begin with…
parallelism
the repetition of a grammatical pattern (by the color of thei…
20 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Set 6
enjambment
enumeration
epic
equivocation
poetry, the carrying on of sense and grammatical structure fr…
to list; to determine the number of
a poem that celebrates, in a continuous narrative, the achiev…
a fallacy that uses a term with two or more meanings in an at…
enjambment
poetry, the carrying on of sense and grammatical structure fr…
enumeration
to list; to determine the number of
54 terms
Glossary - Rhetoric Devices
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
an extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
alliteration
the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
25 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric (41-60)
Begging the Question
Blank Verse
Causal Relationship
Cause and Effect
a fallacy in which a claim is based on evidence or support th…
unrhymed lines in iambic pentameter, widely used in English d…
an assertion that a particular result was brought about by a…
analysis of events or situations in which reasons are sought…
Begging the Question
a fallacy in which a claim is based on evidence or support th…
Blank Verse
unrhymed lines in iambic pentameter, widely used in English d…
24 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical choices
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
a question posed by the speaker or writer not to seek an answ…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
rhetorical choices
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
80 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
21 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms
Aristotelian (Rhetorical) Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledge that an opposing argument may be true or reaso…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian (Rhetorical) Triangle
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
21 terms
An Introduction to Rhetoric Glossary
Aristotelian triangle
audience
concession
connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
22 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #3
rhetorical choices
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
a question posed by the speaker or writer not to seek an answ…
the convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
rhetorical choices
the particular choices a writer or speaker makes to achieve m…
rhetorical mode
formal patterns for organizing a text. the traditional rhetor…
72 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric Cumulative
rhetorical mode
rhetorical question
rhetorical situation
rhetorical triangle
Formal patterns for organizing a text. The traditional rhetor…
A question posed by the speaker or writer not to seek an answ…
The convergence in a situation of exigency (the need to write…
a diagram showing the relations of writer or speaker, reader…
rhetorical mode
Formal patterns for organizing a text. The traditional rhetor…
rhetorical question
A question posed by the speaker or writer not to seek an answ…
27 terms
Glossary of Rhetoric #2
generalization
genre
hyperbole
induction/inductive reasoning
a point that a speaker or writer generates on the basis of co…
a piece of writing classified by type- for example, letter, n…
an exaggeration, or overstatement, for effect
reasoning that begins by citing a number of specific instance…
generalization
a point that a speaker or writer generates on the basis of co…
genre
a piece of writing classified by type- for example, letter, n…
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