latin literary devices

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latin literary devices
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2014-06-02 02:31:58
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literary devices
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  1. anaphora
    repeating words
  2. chiasmus
    abba
  3. hediadys
    2 nouns joined by conjunction to create noun and genitive noun
  4. litotes
    double negative
  5. onomatopoeia
    word sounds like meaning
  6. oxymoron
    contradicting ideas (jumbo shrimp)
  7. personification
    giving human qualities to inanimate objects
  8. praeteritio
    saying you're not going to mention it, but indirectly mentioning it
  9. synecdoche
    metaphor for part of a whole (body parts)
  10. syncope
    shortening by leaving out syllable (ALWAYS verb)

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