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Language Devices 2

Rhetorical Devices

QuestionAnswer
Exaggeratng some part of your statement in order to give it emphasis of focus Hyperbole
Force of a descriptive statement is less than what one would normally expect Understatement
A reference to some fairly well-known event, place, or person Allusion
Providing the reader with an example to illustrate your point Exemplums
Organizing ideas in your writing so that they proceed from the least to the most important Climax
Created by: oneyraad