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Asyndeton
a) a type of reasoning which goes from general to specific b) word choice in regard to correctness, clearness, and/ or effectiveness c) perspective or tone of the writer he adopts in a certain work d) the omission of conjunctions
Assonance
a) when two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant sounds b) an inscription or written tribute in memory of a person on a tombstone or in a piece of literature c) the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt d) The purpose of exposition is to explain something. In drama, the exposition is the introductory material; creates the tone
Appeals to authority, emotion, or logic
a) the omission of conjunctions b) work together to persuade an audience to accept a claim c) perspective or tone of the writer he adopts in a certain work d) reversing the order of words in the second of two parallel phrases
Apostrophe
a) language used by the people of a specific area, class, district or any other group of people b) a type of reasoning which goes from general to specific c) when a character in a literary work speaks to an object, an idea, or someone who doesn't exist as if it is a living person d) word choice in regard to correctness, clearness, and/ or effectiveness
Aphorism
a) the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt b) comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in a paragraph or lines in a poem c) a brief statement of know authorship which expresses a general truth or a moral principle d) obvious and intentional exaggeration
Anecdote
a) reversing the order of words in the second of two parallel phrases b) a short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting episode or event; most frequently refers to an incident in life c) to compare is to emphasize similarities; to contrast is to emphasize differences d) refers to repetitive sounds produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase
Antithesis
a) the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas b) a word, usually a verb or an adjective, applies to more than one noun, blending together grammatically and logically differen c) the distinctive style or manner of expression of an author or of a narrator in a text d) uthor's attitude toward the subject
Anaphora
a) a question asked solely to produce an effect or to make an assertion and not elicit a reply b) a comical piece of writing which makes fun of an individual or a society to expose its stupidity and shortcomings c) two unlike terms are compared using like or as d) the same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginning of two or more lines, clauses, or sentences
Anaphora
a) the same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginning of two or more lines, clauses, or sentences b) the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas c) the feelings created in the reader of a text d) a figure of speech in which a statement appears to contradict itself but is actually true
Allusion
a) an inscription or written tribute in memory of a person on a tombstone or in a piece of literature b) a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, typically someone who has just died c) historical, literary, religious, topical, or mythical reference d) a piece that is spoken after someone passes away
Alliteration
a) repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are in close proximity to each other b) the same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginning of two or more lines, clauses, or sentences c) work together to persuade an audience to accept a claim; ethos (authority), pathos (emotion), logos (logic) d) perspective or tone of the writer he adopts in a certain work
Allegory
a) using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction; also the literal meaning b) historical, literary, religious, topical, or mythical reference Ex. Plan ahead: it wasn't raining when Noah built the ark. c) perspective or tone of the writer he adopts in a certain work d) a statement essentially arguable but used as a primary point to support or prove an argument
Attitude
a) one object or idea really stands for another related object b) perspective or tone of the writer he adopts in a certain work c) the feelings created in the reader of a text d) two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect
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