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Absolute construction

A verbal phrase that is acting as a modifier but is not modifying any particular part of the sentence.

EX.Considering the location, the house is a pretty good deal.

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Allusion

A reference to a historical person, place, or event outside the story.

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Assonance

Repetition of the same sound in words close to each other.

EX. Or hear old triton blow his wreathed horn.

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Apostrophe

A figure of speech in which the speaker or writer addresses someone or something who Is either present or absent

EX. Oh, Joe DiMaggio,where did you go

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Cliche

Is an expression, idea,or element of artistic work that has been overused to the point of loosing its meaning or effect.

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Description

A statement, picture in words, or account that describes.

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Diction

Style of speaking or writting as dependent upon choice of words.

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Denotation

The literal dictionary meaning of a word.

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Grotesque

Distorting the natural to a way that seems over exaggerated

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Internal monologue

Internal experience of a character (their inner voice)

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Logos

Logical or fact in a piece of writting

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Ethos

Ethical part of writting that shows the type of person you are.

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Pathos

Emotional part of a piece of writting that gets the audience to connect emotionally with a topic.

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Pacing

The manipulation of time.

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Periodic sentence

Withholds the main meaning of a sentence until the end.
EX. In opening minds, installing values, and creating opportunities,education has no equal.

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Prose

The ordinary form of spoken or written language.

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Ridicule

Words or action intended to evoke contemptuous laughter or feeling toward a person or thing.

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Simile

A comparison of two or more things using the like or as.

EX. As soft as the inside of a rose.

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Style

The way a writer writes and is determined by diction, sentence structure and tone.

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Slanting

A point of view attitude or opinion to write or tell so as to appeal to a particular interest

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Narration

The act of relating a sequence of events.

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Transitions

A word phrase sentence or group of sentences that relates a proceeding topic to a succeeding one or that smoothly connects parts of a a speech of piece of writing.

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Thesis

A proposition maintained or defended in argument