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32 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Asyndeton
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
When a writer addresses something or someone who cannot respo…
Commas used with no conjunction to separate a series of words…
Ad Hominem
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
Rhetorical Terms
isocolon
asyndeton
anadiplosis
anaphora
phrases of equal length and (usually) corresponding structure…
omission of conjunctions between words, phrases, clauses
isocolon
phrases of equal length and (usually) corresponding structure…
asyndeton
omission of conjunctions between words, phrases, clauses
13 terms
Rhetorical Terms
ethos
pathos
logos
denotation
persuading by the character or credibility of the author
persuading by appealing to the reader's emotions
persuading by the use of reasoning, facts, or logic
the literal (dictionary) meaning of a word
ethos
persuading by the character or credibility of the author
pathos
persuading by appealing to the reader's emotions
38 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
22 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Rhetoric
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
the art of speaking or writing persuasively especially by usi…
a rhetorical device that appeals to one's moral character
a rhetorical device that appeals to one's feelings
a rhetorical device that appeals to one's logic and reason
Rhetoric
the art of speaking or writing persuasively especially by usi…
Ethos
a rhetorical device that appeals to one's moral character
14 terms
Rhetorical Terms
main claim
counter-argument
evidence
audience
the main argument of the text; what the author is trying to p…
the argument from the opposing side
proof used to support and strengthen the author's claim
those who read or hear a text
main claim
the main argument of the text; what the author is trying to p…
counter-argument
the argument from the opposing side
70 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Deliver…
Ethos, pathos, logos
all the elements involved in written o…
a thing you do that you can return to…
5 traditional canons of rhetoric
Three appeals
canons
heurisitic device
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Deliver…
5 traditional canons of rhetoric
Ethos, pathos, logos
Three appeals
16 terms
Rhetorical Terms
rhetoric
argument
premise
conclusion
The art of using language effectively to please or persuade
Support of a claim; each argument is made up of premises
A statement that expresses a reason or evidence; premises arr…
The main claim
rhetoric
The art of using language effectively to please or persuade
argument
Support of a claim; each argument is made up of premises
11 terms
rhetorical terms
Analysis
Argument
Objective
Rhetorical claims
detailed examination of the elements or structure of something
discussions in which people talk about different opinions.
not influenced by feelings
arguable speech
Analysis
detailed examination of the elements or structure of something
Argument
discussions in which people talk about different opinions.
131 terms
Rhetorical terms
Anaphora
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Metonymy
a subtype of parallelism, when the exact repitition of words…
When the words literally state the opposite of the writer's m…
When events turn out the opposite of what was expected; when…
"Changed label" or "substitute name" figure of speech in whic…
Anaphora
a subtype of parallelism, when the exact repitition of words…
Verbal irony
When the words literally state the opposite of the writer's m…
90 terms
Rhetorical Terms
AUTHORITY
AUDIENCE
ASSERTION
BACKING
Refers to a quality conveyed by a writer who is knowledgeable…
Those to whom a text is directed—the people who read, listen…
An emphatic statement; declaration. aka claim—supported by ev…
The evidence provided to give support to the warrant, which i…
AUTHORITY
Refers to a quality conveyed by a writer who is knowledgeable…
AUDIENCE
Those to whom a text is directed—the people who read, listen…
70 terms
rhetorical terms
allegory
ambivalence
anaphora
anecdote/narrative
(symbols)... figure of speech in which abstract ideas are repres…
contradictory feelings/ an unresolved issue
repetition of the first part of a sentence... used for artistic…
a short and amusing story, usually fiction
allegory
(symbols)... figure of speech in which abstract ideas are repres…
ambivalence
contradictory feelings/ an unresolved issue
46 terms
Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
allegory
allusion
ambiguity
the occurrence of the same sound at the start of words.
a literary technique that uses characters and events to descr…
A reference within a piece of literature to another work of l…
Allows for two or more simultaneous interpretations of a word…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same sound at the start of words.
allegory
a literary technique that uses characters and events to descr…
12 terms
Rhetorical Terms
anadiplosis
anaphora
rhetorical question
ethos
figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
a question that's asked merely for effect with no answer expe…
a persuasive device that uses authority to provide an appeal…
anadiplosis
figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms…
anaphora
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
118 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
87 terms
Rhetorical Terms
abstract diction
aim
allegory
alliteration
language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.…
the goal a writer or speaker hopes to achieve with the text.…
a story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
abstract diction
language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.…
aim
the goal a writer or speaker hopes to achieve with the text.…
36 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Anachronism
Analogy
Antecedent
figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are d…
an error of chronology or timeline in a literary piece
extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
noun to which a later pronoun refers
Allegory
figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are d…
Anachronism
an error of chronology or timeline in a literary piece
33 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Allusion
Analogy
Personal Experience/Anecdote
Connotation
a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from lite…
Comparison of two similar but different things, usually to cl…
A true story that is generally funny or thought-provoking and…
implied or suggested meaning of a word because of its associa…
Allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from lite…
Analogy
Comparison of two similar but different things, usually to cl…
32 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Asyndeton
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
When a writer addresses something or someone who cannot respo…
Commas used with no conjunction to separate a series of words…
Ad Hominem
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
32 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Asyndeton
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
When a writer addresses something or someone who cannot respo…
Commas used with no conjunction to separate a series of words…
Ad Hominem
"against the man" -- attacking the person not the argument.... E…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
84 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
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 a historic ev…
49 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Denotation
an elaborate and surprising figure of speech comparing two ve…
the emotional implications that words may carry
The repetition of a constant sound within a series of words t…
the specific, exact meaning of a word, independent of its emo…
Conceit
an elaborate and surprising figure of speech comparing two ve…
Connotation
the emotional implications that words may carry
Rhetorical Terms Chapter One
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…
28 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Rhetorical question
Setting
Simile
Symbol
a question asked solely to produce and effect and not to elic…
the time and place in which events in a short story novel, pl…
a figure of speech involving a comparison using like or as... EX…
something concrete (such as an object, person, place, or even…
Rhetorical question
a question asked solely to produce and effect and not to elic…
Setting
the time and place in which events in a short story novel, pl…
34 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Rhetoric
Rhetoric is always...
Rhetorical Triangle
Message
A thoughtful reflexive activity leading to effective communic…
situational
Message, Audience, Communicator
information, argument, reasons, evidence, data, thesis, tone,…
Rhetoric
A thoughtful reflexive activity leading to effective communic…
Rhetoric is always...
situational
20 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Antanaclasis
Personification
a figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole
the substitution of some attributive or suggestive word for w…
the repetition of a word or phrase whose meaning changes in t…
investing abstractions or inanimate objects with human qualit…
Synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole
Metonymy
the substitution of some attributive or suggestive word for w…
49 terms
rhetorical terms
allusion
diction
connotation
rhetorical question
a reference to a well known person, pace, event, literary wor…
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
the associated images and feelings that certain words create…
figure of speech in the form of a question posed for its pers…
allusion
a reference to a well known person, pace, event, literary wor…
diction
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
Rhetorical Terms
anaphora
antithesis
assertion
alliteration
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
a figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or…
the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or clos…
anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
antithesis
a figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
11 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Anthimeria
Parallelism
The omission of conjunctions between related clauses
Repetition of conjunctions in close succession
One part of speech for example a noun substituting for anothe…
When a passage a paragraph or a sentence contains two or more…
Asyndeton
The omission of conjunctions between related clauses
Polysyndeton
Repetition of conjunctions in close succession
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Anaphora
Aposiopesis
Catachresis
Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of init…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the first word or set o…
Figure in which the speaker abruptly stops or falls short of…
Figure of association in which a highly unusual or outlandish…
Alliteration
Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of init…
Anaphora
Figure of repetition that occurs when the first word or set o…
Rhetorical Terms
Isocolon
"I came, I saw, I conquered" ... "Finders…
Tricolon
"It's fine, I'm fine, we're fine" ... "st…
succession of sentences or phrases of grammatically equal len…
Isocolon
Consists of 3 parallel clauses, phrases, or words that appear…
Tricolon
Isocolon
succession of sentences or phrases of grammatically equal len…
"I came, I saw, I conquered" ... "Finders…
Isocolon
Rhetorical Terms
active voice
anaphora
anastrophe
antecedent
when the subject of the sentence performs the action of the v…
the repetition of the first part of a sentence for artistic e…
when the order of the noun and the adjective in a sentence is…
when a word in a sentence refers back to an earlier word
active voice
when the subject of the sentence performs the action of the v…
anaphora
the repetition of the first part of a sentence for artistic e…
46 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Anecdote
Diction
Denotation
Euphemism
short tale narrating an interesting or amusing biographical i…
word choice (a single word)
the straightforward (dictionary) meaning of a word (glass, bu…
a more agreeable word substituted for an unpleasant one (died…
Anecdote
short tale narrating an interesting or amusing biographical i…
Diction
word choice (a single word)
16 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Metaphor
Repetition of constant sounds
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
Repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of succ…
A comparison between two thing not using like or as
Alliteration
Repetition of constant sounds
Allusion
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
rhetorical terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
19 terms
Rhetorical Terms
connotation
consonance
conundrum
deduction
"Dove implies peace"
"tick, tock, goes the clock"
"could an all-powerful being create a stone that even he cann…
"everything made of copper conducts electricity.... This wire is…
connotation
"Dove implies peace"
consonance
"tick, tock, goes the clock"
18 terms
Rhetorical Terms
abstract
ad hominem
allegory
alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
ad hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
24 terms
rhetorical terms
abstract
ad hominem
allegory
alliteration
Theoretical and not a concrete image
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
extended narrative in prose or verse which characters, events…
Repetition of consonant sounds
abstract
Theoretical and not a concrete image
ad hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
21 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Coherence
Concrete Language
Connotation
Consonance
quality of a piece of writing in which all the parts contribu…
Language that describes specific, observable things, people,…
implied or suggested meaning of a work because of its associa…
repetition of identical consonant sounds within two or more w…
Coherence
quality of a piece of writing in which all the parts contribu…
Concrete Language
Language that describes specific, observable things, people,…
25 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Rhetoric
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Aristotle defined rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in an…
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
Greek for "embodied thought." Speakers appeal to logos, or re…
Greek for "suffering" or "experience". Speakers appeal to pat…
Rhetoric
Aristotle defined rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in an…
Ethos
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
Rhetorical Terms
Antagonist
Antanaclasis
Antimetabole
Apostrophe
The character who opposes the interests of the main character.
If we do not hang together, we will hang separately.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
O'Romeo, O'Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?
Antagonist
The character who opposes the interests of the main character.
Antanaclasis
If we do not hang together, we will hang separately.
Rhetorical terms
Connotation
Consonance
Denotation
Diacope
Non-literal, associative meaning of a word
Refers to repetitive sounds produced by consonants within the…
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word
Repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or p…
Connotation
Non-literal, associative meaning of a word
Consonance
Refers to repetitive sounds produced by consonants within the…
Rhetorical Terms
Metaphor
Parataxis
Apostrophe
Analogy
Speaking about a thing as if it is actually another thing.
Listing a series of clauses without conjunctions ... (Special as…
A break in the flow of writing to directly address a person o…
A pragmatic comparison between two things to help clarify mea…
Metaphor
Speaking about a thing as if it is actually another thing.
Parataxis
Listing a series of clauses without conjunctions ... (Special as…
Rhetorical Terms
Authority
Audience
Backing
Assertion
A citation (from a book/file) used in defense.
a regular public that manifests interest, support, enthusiasm…
the support or explanation provided for the warrant
A positive statement or declaration, often without support or…
Authority
A citation (from a book/file) used in defense.
Audience
a regular public that manifests interest, support, enthusiasm…
9 terms
Rhetorical terms
Persona
Anecdote
Allusions
Eponym
How an individual potrays themselves, express felling and bel…
Concise story about a significant event. Used to create a hum…
Reference to a work without explicitly mentioning it
A person, place, or thing named after a person in their honor
Persona
How an individual potrays themselves, express felling and bel…
Anecdote
Concise story about a significant event. Used to create a hum…
rhetorical terms
Allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds especially initial consonants in two…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings either intentional or unintentional of…
Allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds especially initial consonants in two…
47 terms
Rhetorical Terms
connotation
denotation
pedantic
simple
An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or…
Literal definition of a word
Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for ... bo…
pure, easy, plain, basic
connotation
An idea or meaning suggested by or associated with a word or…
denotation
Literal definition of a word
Rhetorical Terms
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
Rhetorical Terms
Style
Subject complement
The predicate nominative
The predicate adjective
The consideration of style has two purposes... 1. An evaluation…
The word with any accompanying phrases or clause that follows…
a noun, group of nouns, or noun clause that renames the subject
An adjective, group of adjectives, or adjective that follows…
Style
The consideration of style has two purposes... 1. An evaluation…
Subject complement
The word with any accompanying phrases or clause that follows…
Rhetorical Terms
Anaphora
Amplification
Anecdote
Aphorism
-the repetition of words, phrases, or clauses in successive l…
-arranging words or clauses in a sequence of increasing force
-an interesting story, humorous or otherwise, that is briefly…
-a memorable, brief expression of some principle or truth, a…
Anaphora
-the repetition of words, phrases, or clauses in successive l…
Amplification
-arranging words or clauses in a sequence of increasing force
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