Flashcards in Rhetoric And Devices Deck (44)
The repetition of a same or similar consonant sound that are close together
Any reference to something.
Biblical, historical, fictional, etc.
Any comparison between two things to highlight similarities
The repetition of a phrase or word at the BEGINNING OF a sentence
Fancy word for inversion.
Antimetabole / Chiasmus is:
Repetition of words in successive clauses in REVERSE GRAMMATICAL ORDER.
Eat to live, not live to eat.
The balancing of highly contrasted words or phrases.
The protagonist that holds the opposite traits of a regular hero.
HEATHCLIFF and Shrek are examples.
Giving a personality to inanimate objects.
Olaf from Frozen
Aphorism / Maxim / Epigram is:
Brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wide observation on life.
Talking to an inanimate, dead, or imaginary character about an abstract concept.
Repetition of similar vowel sounds.
Repetition of similar consonant sounds.
An elaborate metaphor that compares two startlingly different things
A poem of mourning and grief
A long narrative which recounts the deeds of a heroic character who embodies values in a society
Adjective used or applied to a person that is frequently used to emphasize a quality.
Voldemort - He Who Must Not Be Named
Repetition at the end of a sentence
Type of comedy in which stereotyped character are in odd situations
Character that acts as a contrast to another
Heathcliff and Edgar
Using hints and clues to allude to something in the future
Free verse is:
Poetry does not conform to meter
Characters are all symbolic in an extended metaphor
Not being clear or direct
Short personal story in a passage
Stereotypes for characters. Hero, Damsel, Jester, Paladin
A sentence structured with equal sides.
Harsh to the ear, poor sounding sounds
Round character / Dynamic character
Everchanging, a character with deep depth