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Hinojosa- English II PAP Rhetorical and Literary Devices Project Due- Monday, January 9, 2012


To begin this unit, follow these steps: 1) Log in and open either your English class Moodle page or go to the Public Drive Folder, open the ELA Folder, and then the English II folder. 2) Go to the Rhetorical Analysis Unit folder; click on the document labeled Lit. terms computer activity_2012. 3) Do not open the document! 4) Save this document in your folder. 5) Now open the document. You must save the document before opening it! 6) Google each term (example: definition and literary example of metonymy;) 7) Cut and paste the information into the appropriate space. Be sure to cite the source by including the URL. Metonymy is done as an example. 8) The class will work on this activity for two days, Wednesday and Thursday January 4 and 5, 2012. 9) Complete the chart, print, and have in class on Monday, January 9, 2012 10)A rhetoric/grammar test will be given on January 18, 2012. Literary Term/source Persuasive Techniques Rhetoric Logos Ethos Pathos Ad hominem argument Deductive reasoning Inductive reasoning Non sequitur Syllogism Definition Example

Figurative/Literary Devices Alliteration Allusion Aphorism Apostrophe Assonance Conceit Consonance Didactic Dissonance

Ellipsis Epiphany Epithet Euphemism Foreshadowing Hyperbole Imagery Litotes Malapropism Metaphor Metonymy

Metonymy is a figure of speech in which one word is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. Some significant aspect or detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience.

In the poem 'Out, Out' by Robert Frost an injured boy holds up his hand "as if to keep the life from spilling." The literal meaning of this line is to keep the blood from spilling but it also tells us that the life of the boy is in mortal danger.

Paradox Pedantic Personification Pun Oxymoron Simile Symbolism Synecdoche Synesthesia (synaesthesia) Understatement

Syntactical Devices Absolute Anadiplosis Analogy Anaphora Antimetabole Antecedent Antithesis Asyndeton Balanced sentence Chiasmus Colloquialism Cumulative sentence Epanalepsis

Epistrophe Juxtaposition Parallelism Polysyndeton Repetition Rhetorical Question Syllepsis