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  1. short statement that conveys a general truth or observation about life
    aphorism
  2. the juxtaposition of terms, ideas, sounds, or letters
    chiasmus
  3. romantic writers valued intuition and...
    humanity and nature
  4. The " dark romantics" were known for writing about
    the dark side of human nature
  5. trancendentalist writers were known writing but also for
    abolition
  6. rhetorical strategy that the writer wants to analyze and group similer terms or one term into parts is
    classification
  7. writing in the Age of Reason was mostly
    Public and political
  8. the repition of phrases at the beginning of a sentence is
    anaphora
  9. The age of reason occured during
    1700-1800
  10. Important writer during age of reason
    Thomas Jefferson
  11. -stories about creation of the world
    -origins and migrations of the tribe
    -cultural heroes
    native american poetry
  12. by using reason, human beings can manage themselves and their societies without depending on authorities or past traditions
    the age of reason
  13. movement in literature in which writing focused on science, ethics, and government
    clacissm
  14. believed in individual worth, goodness of humanity, glory of communion with nature
    romanticism
  15. began in britain with authors such as Coleman, Wordsworth, Bryon, Bronte sisters
    romanticism
  16. occured during 1800-1860
    romanticism
  17. nature, the past, and the inner world of human nature
    romanticism
  18. reformed anti-slavery and feminism
    transcendentalists
  19. Thoreau and Emerson were
    transcendentalists
  20. act or process of forming reasons and drawing conclusions and applying them to case in discussion
    assertion/justification
  21. SOAPSTONE is a mnemonic device for what
    speaker, audience, purpose, subject, and tone
  22. native americans preserve their literature throug
    pictographs and oral tradition
  23. repeated character, image, or plot structure within a cultures literature or across all literature
    archetype
  24. puritism occured during
    1600-1740
  25. puritans wrote
    journals,poems,sermons
  26. puritan literature focused on
    attaining grace and salvation
  27. technique of repeating conjuctions in closed succession
    polysyndeton
  28. imagery can be defined as
    the use of fig. language and words and phrases that create sensory images for the reader
  29. help audience understand credibility, credentials, and competency
    ethos
  30. extended metaphor and also an elaborate comparison of two very unlike things
    conceit
  31. repitition of the same word or words comes at the end of successive phrases,clauses, or sentenes
    epistrophe
  32. language used to make an emotional and ethical appeal
    connotative language
  33. figure of speech that consists of the use of the name of one object or concept for that of another to which it is related
    metonymy
  34. paradox reduced to two words
    oxymoron
  35. similarity between like features of two things
    analogy
  36. original pattern or model from which all things are copied
    archetype
  37. the use of name of one object or concept for that of another to which it is related.
    example: counting heads
    metonymy
  38. part for whole or whole for part
    synedoche
  39. self contradictory or false proposition
    paradox

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