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Rhetorical Terms 6

Ms. Hamon Rhetorical Terms List 6

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Anaphora The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences.
Resolution The events following a climax in a narrative.
Meter The recurrence in poetry of a rhythmic pattern, which is determined by the number and type of stresses.
Rhyme Scheme The pattern in which rhyme sounds occur in a stanza
Satire A literary mode based on criticism of people and society through ridicule.
Stream of Consciousness In a literary context, used to describe the narrative method where writers describe the unspoken thoughts and feelings of their characters without resorting to objective description or conventional dialogue.
Symbolism The use of something that on the surface is its literal self but which also has another meaning or even several meanings.
Style The manner of expression of a particular writer, produced by choice of words, grammatical structures, use of literary devices, and all the possible parts of language use.
Synaesthesia Describing one kind of sensation in terms of another, thus mixing senses.
Gothic A work in which supernatural horrors and an atmosphere of unknown terror pervades the action. The setting is often a dark, mysterious castle, where ghosts and sinister humans roam menacingly.
Theme A central idea. In nonfiction prose, it may be thought of as the general topic of discussion, the subject of discourse, the thesis. In poetry, fiction, and drama, it is the abstract concept that is made concrete through representation in person, action, a
Allegory Allegory is a form of extended metaphor, in which objects, persons, and actions in a narrative, are equated with the meanings that lie outside the narrative itself. The underlying meaning has moral, social, religious, or political significance, and charac
Tragic Flaw The error, frailty, or character defect that leads to the downfall of a tragic hero.
Dissimile Definition, or description, by what something is not—showing what the nature of something is not like.
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