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Reading to experience the world of the text

Aesthetic Reading

1

The goal of a writer or speaker hopes to achieve with the text

Aim

2

An extended metaphor

Allegory

3

The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the middle of two or more adjacent words

Alliteration

4

The repetition of the last words of one clause at the beginning of the following clause

Anadiplosis

5

A brief narrative offered in a text to capture the audiences attention or to support a generalization or claim

Anecdote

6

Word Choice characterized by simple, often one- or two-syllable, nouns, adjectives, and adverbs

Anglo-Saxon Diction

7

The relationship expressed by "if...then" reasoning

Antecedent-consequence relationship

8

A noun or noun phrase that follows another noun immediately and defines or amplifies it's meaning

Appositive

9

The omission of conjunctions between related clauses

Asyndeton

10

One of the 4 perspectives that Aristotle explained could be used to generate material about any subject matter: greater or less, possible and impossible, past fact, and future fact

Basic Topic

11

One of the traditional elements of rhetorical composition- invention, arrangement, style, memory, or delivery

Canon

12

The convergence of time, place, audience, and motivating factors in which a piece of writing or a speech is situated

Context

13

Heightening a message by emphasizing pitch, volume, and pause and by using gestures and movements

Declaiming

14

Reasoning that begins with a general principle and concludes with a specific instance that demonstrates the general principle

Deductive Reasoning

15

The describable patterns of language- grammar and vocabulary- used by a particular cultural or ethnic population

Dialect

16

Word choice, which is viewed on scales of formality/ informality, concreteness/abstraction, Latinate derivation/ Anglo-Saxon derivation, and denotative value/ connotative value

Diction

17

The double (or multiple) meanings of a group of words that the speaker or writer has purposely left ambiguous

Double entendre

18

A type of poem, popular primarily in the nineteenth century, in which the speaker is delivering a monologue to an assumed group of listeners

Dramatic monologue

19

The emotional or psychological impact a text has on a reader or listener

Effect

20

Reading to garner information from a text

Efferent reading

21

Logical reasoning with one premise left
unstated

Enthymeme

22

The appeal of a text to the credibility and character of the speaker, writer, or narrator

Ethos

23

The facts, statistics, anecdotes, and examples that a speaker or writer offers in support of a claim, generalization, or conclusion

Evidence

24

An extended passage arguing that if two things are similar in one or two ways, they are probably similar in other ways as well

Extended analogy

25

A narrative in which fictional characters, often animals, take actions that have ethical or moral significance

Fable

26

A piece of writing classified by type

Genre

27

A systematic strategy or method for solving problems

Heuristic

28

An exaggeration for effect

Hyperbole

29

A passage of text that evokes sensation or emotional intensity

Image