Glossary of AP english 11 (set two)
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- a figure of speach in which a part is used for the whole, the whole for the part, the specific for the general, the general for the specific or the material for the thing made from it.
- Connotation vs Denotation
- 1) the meaning suggested by a word (figurative meaning)
2) the meaning literaly meant by a word
- pedantic vs simple
- 1)narrow viewpoint, often characterized by formal views
2)a wider less complicated view
- an indirect referance, usually from one text to another, or to the bible, or a historical event etc.
- purposeful uncertainty towards the interpretation or something
- creating something in writing that is out of time, or hadnt been invented, or was out of use. Ex. a clock chiming in shakespeare's "Caesar"
- a statement of truth or opinion founded on a perception
- denunciatory or abusive language (Note: adds shock value, influences ethos)
- comparing or connecting two things by placing them side by side
- ludicrous misuse of a word, especially one that sounds similiar (Ex from dickens: "historical" instead of "hysterical")
- emotional appeal/
- a sublte or speicous piece of reasoning
- inductive reasoning
- going from the details to the general principles
- going from the general principles to the details
- ad hominem argument
- attacking a persons credibility
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