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ad hominem argument
latin word meaning of or against man. argument appeals to the emotion rather then reason
the device of using character and or story elements symbolically to represent an abstract n addition to the literal meaning
the repetition of sounds
a direct or indirect reference to something that is presumably commonly nown such as book or work of art
the multiple meanings
a similarity between two different things or the relationship between them
the word phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun
figure of speech involving a seeming contradiction of ideas words clauses or sentences
a terse statement of known authorship that expressed a general truth or moral prinicple
a figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imaginary person or personified abstraction
the emotional mood created by the entirety of literal work
a representation especially pictorial or literary
a figure of speech based on inverted parallelism
a grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb
slang or informality in speech or writing
a fanciful expression usually in the form of an extended metaphor
the nonliteral association meaning of a word, the implied
a strict literal dictionary definition of a word
related to style refers to the writers word choices
from the greek word "didactic"
from the greek word "good speech"
a metaphore developed at great length
writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning
a divice used to produce figurative language
this term describes the traditions for each genre
the major category into which a literary work fits
figure of speech that exaggerates or overstates
the sensory details or figurative language used to decribe
to draw reasonable conclusion
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation
contrast between what is stated and what is meant
placing dissimilar items, descriptions or ideas together
type of sentence main idea comes first
figure of speech used implied or comparison of seemily unlike things
a greek term meaning "changed label"
two technical meaning in the English language
telling of a story or an account of an event
figure of speech in which natural sounds are emitted in the sounds of words
greek work "pointedly foolish"
a statement that appears to be self contraditrary
also reffered to as parallel structure
a work that closely imitates the style or content of another
an adj that describes words phrases or general tone
a sentence that presents central meaning
a figure of speech in which the author presents or describes concepts
point of view
in literature. the prospective from with the story is told
one type of subject complement, an adjective
a second type of subject complement, a noun
one major divisions of genre "prose"
duplication either exact or approximate
from the greek word "orator"
the persuasive device by which a trite true to sway the audiences attention
this flexiblile term describes the variety
a question not wanting an answer
greek word meaning "to tear flesh"
a work that human vices and follies
an explicit comparison normally using "like"or "as"
the word or clause that follows a linking verb
like all clases this word contains both a subject and a verb
from the greek word "reckoning together" a syllogism
generally anything that represents or stands for something else
the way the author chooses to join words into phrases clauses or sentences
the cntral idea of the passage
in epository writing. the thisis statement
similar to mood, tone
a word or phrase that links different ideas
the ironic minimizing of face, understatemtent
in modern usage, wit is intellectual.