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Rhetorical Terms 3

Ms. Hamon Rhetorical Terms List 3

Analyze To seperate into parts, giving them rigorous, logical detail scrutiny, resulting in a consistent and relatively complete account of the elements of the thing and the principles of their organizations
Delineate 1. To trace the outline of. 2. To portray in words describing or outline with precision.
Explicate 1. To develope a priniclpe, theory, etc. 2. To make plain or clear; explain; interpret
Evaluate To determine the value or worth of.
Dichotomy 1. Division into two parts, kinds, etc.
D√ČNOUNEMENT Literally "unknotting" The final unraveling of the plot; the solution of mystery; an explanation or outcome.
Discourse Formal Discussion.
Epithet Strictly an adjective used to point out a characteristic of a person or thing, but sometimes applied to a noun or noun phrase used for a simular purpose.
Epilogue The conclusion or final part of a nondramatic literary work that serves typically to round out or complete the design of the work.
Prologue The preface or introduction to a literary work.
Epistle A composition in prose or poetry written in the form of a letter.
Elegy A song or poem expressing sorrow or lamentation, especially for one who is dead
Eulogy A speech or writing in praise of a person or thing, especially a set oration in honor of a deceased person.
Soliloquy A speech delivered by a character to himself or the audience, often used to reveal thoughts or feelings.
Farce A type of comedy in which the ridiculous and often stereotyped characters are involved in silly, farfetched situations.
Created by: Mark Moreno



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