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Glossary of Hamlet Literary Devices

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Synecdoche
using a part to represent a whole (get your butt in here...still get your whole self in here)
Hyperbole
over exaggeration
Metonymy
substitute one object for another (White House said today...)
Hyperion
God of Sun
Satyr
Half man, Half goat. Drink and have sex
Hercules
Son of Zeus, 12 labors and being strong, not smart
Litotes
sarcasm, understatement. Opposite of hyperbole
Induction Reasoning
From specific to general
Deduction Reasoning
From general to specific
Analogy
comparison
Cause/Effect
A causes B. Every action has a reaction
Hamlet and Martin Luther
the worms (the diet of worms, which was when they excommunicated martin luther. the edict)
How to do well on the writing part
Rebute all the possible arguments first
Then your argument. Different evidence, reasoning, etc. conclude by talking about lesson learned, why important, and broader applications

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