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Rhetorical Devices A

AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices

Declarative Sentences States a fact.
Imperative Command; commonly has an implied subject
Simple Sentence Independant Clause; contains subject and verb; expresses a complete thought
Compound Sentence Combines two sentences with a coordinator
FANBOYS Coordinators used in compound sentences. For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
Complex Sentences One indepedant clause with one dependent clause
Because, Since, After, Although, When, or a Relative Pronoun That, Who, or Which Complex Sentence joiners
Juxtaposition device in which normally unassociated ideas, words, or phrases are placed next to one another. Also used to contrast to call attention to dissimilar ideas or metaphors
Parallelism Arrangement of words in which one of equal importance with another is similarly develpoed and phrased.Ex "of the people, by the people, for the people"
Anaphora Repetition of the first word
Rhetorical Questions A question posed for effect not to actually be answered.
3 Appeals of Arguement Logos- logical appealEthos- ethical appealPathos- emotional appeal
Allusion A device in which something is referenced to an object or circumstance that has occured in an external context.
Figurative Language Describes something by comparing it to something else.
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