Rhetorical terms 3 Pt 2

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Rhetorical terms 3 Pt 2
2015-03-30 21:36:58
Study for AP exam
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  1. Monologue
    The satirist usually is behind a thinly veiled mask. he states his view, cites examples, and tries to impose his views on the audience.
  2. Innuendo
    a derogatory suggestion that is not literally spoken but rather hinted at
  3. Understatement
    a figure of speech employed by writers or speakers to intentionally make a situation seem less important than it is
  4. sarcasm
    using praise to personally mock someone; a harsh and personally directed comment; usually aims to hurt
  5. mock heroic
    exaggeration and distortion of a literary epic and its style; elevating the trivial to a level higher than it deserves
  6. invective
    the use of angry and insulting language to attack, abuse, or denounce
  7. double entendre
    a figure of speech similar to a pun, in which a spoken phrase can be understood in either of two ways and is thus a clever play on words
  8. pun
    a play on words in which a humorous effect is produces by using a word that suggests two or more meanings or by exploiting similar sounding words having different meanings
  9. incongruity
    to present things that are out of place or absurd in the surroundings
  10. malapropism
    a deliberate mispronunciation of a name or term with the intent of poking fun