English vocab feb

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English vocab feb
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  1. one word that makes the reader think of all things in the class, includes all people
    synecdoche
  2. the implied attitude toward the subject
    tone
  3. result of a change in speaker, subject, audience, or intention
    tone shift
  4. the repetition of the last word of a preceding clause at the beginning of the next clause 
    (e.g. Dish commercial)
    Anadiplosis
  5. repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases or paragraphs
    anaphora
  6. placing of opposite or contrasting ideas and/or words very close together to emphasize their disparity
    antithesis
  7. conjunctions are omitted, producing fast-paced and rapid prose
    asyndeton
  8. when the first clause or phrase is reversed in the second, emphasizing the reversal meaning
    chiasmus
  9. when the speaker/writer poses a question then answers it
    hypophora
  10. placing of contrasting settings, characters, or other literary elements in opposition to one another
    junxtaposition
  11. placing the subject at the end of the sentence for emphasis
    periodic sentences (or loose sentences)
  12. set of similarly structured words, phrases, or clauses
    parallelism
  13. use of many conjunctions to slow the pace of the reader
    polysyndeton
  14. repeated use of words, phrases, or clauses to emphasize its meaning
    repetition
  15. a question posed by the speaker which has an obvious answer, or no answer
    rhetorical question
  16. when one single word or phrase joins different parts of a sentence
    Zeugma
  17. reasoning which moves from a general idea to a more specific conclusion
    deductive reasoning
  18. form of deductive reasoning which includes a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion
    syllogism
  19. reasoning which moves from specific instances to a general conclusion
    inductive reasoning
  20. the order and structure of words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. to influence meaning
    syntax

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