Praxis 2

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Praxis 2
2011-01-11 14:28:16
language arts

Praxis 2
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  1. Allegory
    A story in which people ( and things or actions) represent an idea or generalization about life. Allegories usuallyhave strong lesson and morals.
  2. Alliteration
    the repitition of inital consonants sounds in words such as " peter piper picked a pack of pickled peppers"
  3. Analogy
    Comparision of objects or ideas that appear to be different but are alike in an important way

    i.e. sing: musical
  4. Aphorism
    a wise saying, usually short and written.
  5. Hyperbole
    an exzaggeration for emphasis or rhetorical effect.
  6. Imagery
    the use of words to create pictures to create pictures in the imagery's mind.
  7. Metaphor
    a figure of speech in which a comparison is implied but not stated, such as " the winner is a bear"
  8. Meter
    a rhytmical pattern in verse that is made up of stessed and unstressed syllables.
  9. Onomonopeia
    the use of sound words to suggest meaning i.e. "vroom"
  10. Oxymoron
    a phrase that consists of two contradictory terms- "deafening silence"
  11. Paradox
    a contradictory statement that makes sense- for example " man learns from history, that man learns nothing from history"
  12. Personification
    a device which animals, ideas are given human traits
  13. Omniscent point of view
    the narrator of the story shares the thoughts and feelings of all characters

    limited omniscent- " " shares thoughts and feelings of one character
  14. rhetoric
    persuasive writing