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it refers to the “feel” of a piece of writing. It’s a more complex and general quality than, say, an “angry tone of voice”; instead it is closer to the meaning of “style” or “voice” in writing

What Is Tone

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 is a figure of speech in which an author or speaker purposely and obviously exaggerates to an extreme

What is Hyperbole?

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 quality that evokes pity or sadness.

What Is Pathos

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is when a writer presents a situation or thing as if it is less important or serious than it is in reality

What is an Understatement?

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the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations

What Is Ethos

300

A ___________ is a feeling or idea that a word has, in addition to its literal or main meaning

What Is connotation 

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data, statistics, or common sense – to convince people of something, rather than trying to appeal to an audience's emotions

What Is Logos

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 thing’s literal or main definition.

What Is Denotation

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refers to word choice and phrasing in any written or spoken text. Many authors can be said to have their own “_______,” because they tend to use certain words more than others or phrase things in a unique way.

What is Diction?

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the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.

What Is Syntax

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