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Feb 10, 2021
In sentences written in active voice, the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the subject acts
Attacks the character of the person rather than the logic of their claim.
The simple repeating of a word or phrase in close proximity, within a sentence or poetical line, with no particular placement of the words, this makes emphasis.
A quantity that is computed from a sample; specifically an estimate based on sampling
Characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is stated
Attracting public support by unifying the audience. Using the popular support of a cause/stance to persuade others to support it well
Refers to the emotional impact on the audience
Narration of a first or third person account to support the argument
The use of opposition or contrast emphasized by parallel structure
Hints of Logos?
Hints of Ethos?
A short entertaining account of some happening, frequently personal or biographical and used to bring humor or to illustrate a particular characteristic or trait
Two grammatical structures similar in form and function, connected by conjunction. Parallel Structure sometimes uses repetition
Referring to another significant text, historical figure or event to be sufficiently well known to be recognized by the readers to support the argument. Allusions add depth and universal significance to a passage
A question posed only for dramatic or persuasive effect; A question to which the asker does not expect an answer
A rhetorical device in which words, grammatical constructions. or concepts are repeated in reverse order or in the same or modified form
The departure from normal word order for the sake of emphasis. Normal syntax is violated
Refers to the structure of the argument
Refers to the character of the speaker- credibility.
The repetition of introductory words or phrases for effect. This creates a rhythm and establishes a pattern, giving the reader a contextual framework for understanding the ideas
Using literary devices to persuade the audience. These devices may include metaphor, simile, imagery, hyperbole, symbolism, and personification
Putting together two contrasting elements that are so unlike that the effect is surprising, witty, or even startling
Hints of Pathos?