MS ELA

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jlhdelgado
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307451
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MS ELA
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2015-09-07 09:03:03
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literary terms needed for test
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  1. epic
    long poetic composition that has heroes
  2. aside
    comment made by actor that other characters are not supposed to hear
  3. colloquialism
    slang in writing
  4. epigram
    memorable brief statement
  5. euphemism
    polite way to be rude
  6. meter
    stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern
  7. sonnet
    poem with 14 lines in iambic pentameter
  8. allusion
    reference to a person outside of the piece of writing
  9. omniscient
    third person perspective- knows about all characters
  10. palindrome
    read forward and backwards
  11. aphorism
    statement of truth in concise and witty manner
  12. compound-complex
    2 independent clauses and 1 dependent clause
  13. parallelism
    comparing two things in parallel---like father like son
  14. straw man fallacy
    person who argues against a distorted position instead of an actual position
  15. ad hominem
    against the man--rejecting an argument on the basis of irrelevant fact about the person representing it
  16. post hoc
    one event causes another because the proposed cause occurred before the proposed event
  17. RSS feed
    media tool that gives information from multiple  websites to a subscriber
  18. podcast
    digital media that combines audio video images to create a downloadable file-no interactions

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