Flashcards in Part 2 Deck (55)
A reference in a written or spoken text to another text or to some particular body of knowledge
The repetition of a group of words at the beginning of successive clauses
The repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammatical order
The juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in parallel structure
An elaborate statement justifying some controversial, even contentious position
Type of soliloquy where nature is address as though human
Appeal to authority
In a text, the reference to words, action, or beliefs of a person in authority as a means of supporting claim, generalization, or conclusion
A carefully constructed, well-supported representation of how a writer sees an issue, problem, or subject
The repetition of vowel sounds in the stresses syllables of two or more adjacent words
Begging of the question
The situation that results when a writer or speaker constructs an argument on an assumption that the audience does not accept
The relationship expressing "if X is the cause, then Y is the effect," or, " If Y is the effect then X caused it"
The ultimate conclusion, generalization, or point that a syllogism or Enthymeme expresses. The point, backed up by support, of an argument.
A sentence with one independent clause and one or more dependent clauses
A sentence with two or more independent clauses
The struggle of characters with themselves, with others, or with the world around them
The implied meaning of a word, in contrast to its directly expressed "dictionary meaning"
The convergence of time, place, audience, and motivating factors In which a piece of writing or a speech is situated.
Facts, statistics, and examples that a speaker or writer offers in support of a claim, generalization, or conclusion.
The dictionary definition of a word, in contrast to its connotation, or implied meaning
The omission of words, the meaning of which is provided by the overall context of a passage
The repetition of a group of words at the end of successive clauses
A word or phrase adding a characteristic to a persons name
An indirect expression of unpleasant information in such a way as to lessen its impact
In ancient roman ocatory, the introduction of a speech, meant to draw the audience into the speech
Language dominated by the use of schemes and tropes
A point that a speaker or writer generates in the basis of considering a number of particular examples
In ancient roman oratory, the method that speakers used to memorize their speeches, connecting the indri diction to the porch of a house, the narration and partition to the front foyer, the confirmation and refutation to rooms connected to the foyer, and the conclusion to the back door
Language that provokes particular sensations or emotionally rich experiences in a reader
A metaphor embedded in a sentence rather than expresses directly as a sentence.