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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…
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
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…
13 terms
Rhetorical Terms
analogy
anaphora
rhetoric
allusion
A comparison between two different things or the relationship…
A repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of successi…
The art of using language effectively and persuasively
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
analogy
A comparison between two different things or the relationship…
anaphora
A repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of successi…
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…
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…
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.…
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
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
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
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…
20 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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
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…
Tenth Grade Rhetorical Terms
irony
understatement
litotes
hyperbole
A statement with a hidden meaning different from its surface…
A statement that expresses something as being of lesser impor…
A type of understatement that involves denying the opposite o…
The opposite of understatement; exaggeration.
irony
A statement with a hidden meaning different from its surface…
understatement
A statement that expresses something as being of lesser impor…
16 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Allusion
Diction
Hyperbole
Euphemism
A brief reference to a fairly well-known event, place, text,…
Word choice; the words and phrases a writer uses to communica…
Exaggerating for the purpose of emphasis; never meant to be t…
A polite or mild word or expression used to refer to somethin…
Allusion
A brief reference to a fairly well-known event, place, text,…
Diction
Word choice; the words and phrases a writer uses to communica…
21 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Juxtaposition
Parallel structure
Repetition
Rhetorical Question
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
The structure required for expressing two or more grammatical…
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
A question asked merely for rhetorical effect and not requiri…
Juxtaposition
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
Parallel structure
The structure required for expressing two or more grammatical…
24 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ethos
Logos
Ethos
Logic
is related to the English word ethics and refers to the trust…
An appeal to logic. Organizing facts and evidence to build to…
is an effective persuasive strategy because when we believe t…
the process of reasoning
Ethos
is related to the English word ethics and refers to the trust…
Logos
An appeal to logic. Organizing facts and evidence to build to…
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…
23 terms
Rhetorical Terms
ad hominem fallacy
allusion
analogy
anaphora
a person's character or motive is attacked instead of that pe…
brief or indirect reference to a person, place, event, or pas…
comparison between two things in which the more complex is ex…
repetition of introductory words or phrases for effect
ad hominem fallacy
a person's character or motive is attacked instead of that pe…
allusion
brief or indirect reference to a person, place, event, or pas…
23 terms
Rhetorical Terms
rhetoric
ethos
logos
pathos
the art of speaking or writing effectively, especially as a w…
an ethical appeal; when a writer or speaker tries to persuade…
a logical appeal; when a speaker or writer tries to persuade…
an emotional appeal; when a speaker or writer tries to persua…
rhetoric
the art of speaking or writing effectively, especially as a w…
ethos
an ethical appeal; when a writer or speaker tries to persuade…
19 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Hyperbole
Litotes
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Exaggeration; deliberate exaggeration for emphasis
Opposite of hyperbole; intensifies an idea by understatement.
Understanding one thing for another: "'hands' refers to helpe…
Designation of one thing with something closely associated wi…
Hyperbole
Exaggeration; deliberate exaggeration for emphasis
Litotes
Opposite of hyperbole; intensifies an idea by understatement.
115 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Abstract
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from lite…
Comparison of two similar but different things, usually to cl…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from lite…
55 terms
Rhetorical Terms
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
antimetabole/... chiasmus
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The repetition of the last word of a preceding clause. The wo…
One of the devices of repetition, in which the same expressio…
The repetition of words in successive clauses, but in transpo…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
anadiplosis
The repetition of the last word of a preceding clause. The wo…
15 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
The general who became a slave. The sl…
The reversal of the natural order of w…
Appositive
An attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a com…
Anadiplosis
Anastrophe
Also called a noun phrase, it modifies the noun next to it.
Ad Hominem
An attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a com…
The general who became a slave. The sl…
Anadiplosis
38 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ethos
Idiom
Rhetoric
Connotation
Persuasion through the use of character, authority, trust, or…
A saying specific to a group of people or a culture where the…
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing
The definition of a word that created by the emotions it crea…
Ethos
Persuasion through the use of character, authority, trust, or…
Idiom
A saying specific to a group of people or a culture where the…
20 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Paradox
Diction
Allusion
Analogy
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Word choice.
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Paradox
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Diction
Word choice.
99 terms
Rhetorical Terms
abstract language
active voice
allusion
analogy
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
When the subject of the sentence performs the action.
An indirect reference to something with which the reader is s…
A device employed to serve as a basis for comparison.
abstract language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
active voice
When the subject of the sentence performs the action.
5 terms
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…
60 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Anastrophe
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
A reference to a person, place, or event from history, litera…
A scheme in which the same word or phrase is repeated at the…
A scheme in which normal word order is changed for emphasis.
Alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
Allusion
A reference to a person, place, or event from history, litera…
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
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…
60 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
Anaphora
Antithesis
Jeremiad
Fallacy where you attack your opponent's personal traits... "No…
The repetition tion of a word or phrase at the beginning of s…
the placing of a sentence or of its parts to which it is opos…
a prolonged lamentation or complaint, also a cautionary or an…
Ad Hominem
Fallacy where you attack your opponent's personal traits... "No…
Anaphora
The repetition tion of a word or phrase at the beginning of s…
10 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Antithesis
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
transposition of normal word order
contrast of ideas or words in a parallel structure
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
106 terms
Rhetorical Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
an extended metaphor that takes place on 2 parallel but adjac…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
a reference in a written or spoken text to another text or to…
the repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
allegory
an extended metaphor that takes place on 2 parallel but adjac…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
Rhetorical Terms
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacking the person instead of the person's argument; exampl…
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
The repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any v…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Ad hominem
Attacking the person instead of the person's argument; exampl…
Allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
13 terms
Rhetorical Terms
The repetition of initial consonant so…
A reference to a person, place, event,…
Using sensory details to create mental…
A figure of speech using an implied co…
Alliteration: The repetition can reinforce meaning, unify ide…
Allusion: Creates an implied association or brings the reader…
Imagery: Helps the reader/audience more realistically visuali…
Metaphor: Makes writing more vivid, imaginative, thought prov…
The repetition of initial consonant so…
Alliteration: The repetition can reinforce meaning, unify ide…
A reference to a person, place, event,…
Allusion: Creates an implied association or brings the reader…
21 terms
Rhetorical Terms
audience
concession
connotation
context
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 (posit…
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text
concession
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Diction
Metaphor
Personification
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
word choice
implied comparison of seemingly unlike things or the substitu…
presenting or describing concepts, animals or inanimate objec…
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Diction
word choice
31 terms
Rhetorical Terms
absolute
adage
ad hominem argument
allegory
word free from limitations or qualifications
familiar proverb or wise saying
argument attacking an individual's character rather than his…
literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repres…
absolute
word free from limitations or qualifications
adage
familiar proverb or wise saying
15 terms
Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The repetition of the same letter or sound within nearby word…
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, o…
The repetition of the last word (or phrase) from the previous…
The repetition of the same word or group of words at the begi…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same letter or sound within nearby word…
Allusion
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, o…
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