Rhetorical Terms Week 3.txt
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substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant
repeating a word or expression while adding more detail to it, in order to emphasize what might otherwise be passed over. Make sure the reader realizes its important or centrality in the discussion
language refers to discordant sounds put together, making a sentence hard to hear or say. The opposite of euphony.
is a succession of harmonious sounds used in poetry or prose; the opposite of cacophony.
Understood by an audience but not grasped by the characters in the play.
Contradiciton of expectation between what might be expected and what actually occurs
contradiction of expectation between what is said and what is meant
type of ellipsis in which one word (usually a verB) is understood differently in relation to two or more other words, which it modifies or governs
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