Literary terms SEM 1
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repetition of consonant sounds
"rely on his honor--honor such as his"
Repetition of last word in phrase then repeats in the beginning of next.
"we cannot dedicate--we cannot consecrate"
Repetition of first word in sentence.
Changing position of single word
To emphasize the words in a phrase or clause in reverse grammatical order
"they promised freedom provided slavery"
Contrasting ideas in the same sent.
Common theme, moral keen obseservation
"I went to a stony homey abode"
Repetition of vowel sound
"I came, I saw, I conquered"
Omission of conjunctions
Using a lot of words to get your point across
Literal meaning of word
Omission of words using (..........)
"of the people, for the people, by the people"
Repetition of a word or phrase
Repetition of a word at end of sent
Making something bad to sound good
Says something but means something else
Outcome was different than expected
Actions of characters have different meaning to readers than to character
Inappropriate use of words being mispoken
Adding extra unnecessary words
Periphrasis may be used on purpose, creating anticipation, through delay.
Periphrasis was more common in earlier centuries, where the writing and speech was far more 'flowery'. Such writing can still be found in poetry, as in phrases like "death's other self" for "sleep".
Change in thought
"ABCs = alphabet"
Part of something being used as a whole
Sentence that was a lot of conjunctions
Rhythm, stress of speech
Lacking in harmony. Not consistent in what is proper or logical
Conclusion does not follow logically with evidence.
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