Use of figurative language, to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
Imagery
I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish Wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes…
Ambiguity
A __________________ gets its meaning within a specific cultural context.
Conventional symbols
A point of view (who is telling a story) where the story is narrated by one character at a time.
First persdon narration
“To err is human; to forgive divine.”
Parallelism
__________ occurs when a word or phrase used more than once.
Repetition
A word or phrase (usually an adjective phrase, noun phrase, or pronoun) that follows a linking verb and describes or renames the subject of the sentence.
subject complement
A writer may express a ______ through the feelings of his main character about the subject he has chosen to write about.
theme
presentation of a specific meaning for a word in order to prevent ambiguity and confusion.
Distinctio
“Love as if you would one day hate, and hate as if you would one day love.”
Chiasmus
the use of informal words, phrases or even slang in a piece of writing
Colloquial
The audience saw the ____________________ of the play: Romeo and Juliet.
dramatic irony
A sentence structure in which a main clause is followed by one or more coordinate or subordinate phrases and clauses.
loose sentence
“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.”
Metonymy
There are a bunch of fan-made _______ videos on Youtube.
Parody
“Civilization’s going to pieces . . . I’ve gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things.  Have you read “The Rise of the Colored Empires” by this man Goddard? . . . Well, it’s a fine book, and everybody ought to read it.  The idea is if we don’t look out the white race will be–will be utterly submerged.  It’s all scientific stuff; it’s been proved… I know I’m not very popular.  I don’t give big parties.  I suppose you’ve got to make your house into a pigsty in order to have any friends–in the modern world.”
Pedantic
Describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.
Rhetorical Modes
When a sentence is a __________________. it does not express a complete thought.
subordinate clause
Words and phrases that provide a connection between ideas, sentences and paragraphs.
Transition
“I lost my temper.”
Understatement

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