Rhetorical Essays

Lit Terms Multiple Choice

Convention A device or subject matter so often used that it becomes a recognized means of expression. Conceit/Controlling Image In poetry a starting or unusual metaphor or one developed or expanded upon over several lines. When the image dominates or shapes the entire world it’s called a controlling image. Calloquialism A word or phrase used in everyday conversational English that isn’t a part of accepted school book or formal English

Punctuation and Effects Notes (Effect in Poetry)

Period Ends a thought/ideaforces you to stop and thinkshows importance or finality Comma pause in a thoughtadds rhythmmakes the reader stop and think of the story Semi-colon it can connect 2 independent clauses in a stanzapartially ends a thought but should be connected to other independent clausesshows that it is somewhat importantmakes the reader think but without a big break Colon pause to think formalityemotion w/o ending a thoughtseparates unrelated

English Poetry Terms

alliteration The repetition of words with the same consonants within a line of poetry. assonance The repetition of words with the same vowel sounds within a line of poetry. audience The character within a poem who is listening to the speaker, or the readership for which a poet writes a poem. ballad A lyric poem that tells a story in quatrains; some but not all ballads use the standard ballad

Bible Flashcards 2/29

How many books are there in the Pentateuch, the books of Biblical History, Wisdom Literature, Major Prophets, and Minor Prophets? 5, 12, 5, 5, 12 Contrast the books of History with the books of Wisdom Literature. Wisdom Literature is experiential. Historical books deal with the nation, Wisdom Literature deals with individuals. Historical books deal with the Hebrew race, Wisdom Literature deals with the human heart. What does Wisdom Literature concern

Common Figures of Speech & Poetic Devices

Alliteration The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables, as in “on scrolls of silver snowy sentences” Assonance Resemblance of sound, especially of the vowel sounds in words, as in: “that dolphin-torn, that gong-tormented sea” Hyperbole A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a

How the theme of prejudice is dealt with in ‘Telephone Conversation’ and in ‘You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly’

The poems Telephone Conversation and you will be hearing from us shortly both deal with prejudice and discrimination, however they both deal with different types. In Telephone Conversation we see racial prejudice against an African man looking for a flat, the woman is very blunt and rude. In You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly we see general prejudice in a job interview in which the speaker is patronising and

An Inspector Calls: How Does Priestly Use the Character of Sheila to Deliver His Message to the Audience

Saimah Anwar “An Inspector Calls” How does Priestley use the character of Sheila Birling to deliver his message to the audience? J. B Priestley wrote this play in 1945 a period after two appalling world wars- The Holocaust and the Atom Bomb. He set his play in 1912 when class and gender were what ruled society- along with money of course.Through his play Priestley encourages people to seize the opportunity

Faith Bandler Analysis

Faith Bandler AnalysisFrancis Pham In an analysis of no more than 400 words, explain why you think this speech is important. Support your response with a close focus on purpose, ideas and rhetorical techniques. This speech is important and crucial to highlight the persisting flaw that still prevents the Aboriginal people and white Australian nation from reconciling and ultimately focuses on advancing towards this reconciliation.Bandler’s speech is important to society

Hayden’s Having said that, the opening line of

Hayden’s tribute poem “Frederick Douglass” is not written in a form I have seen before or am familiar with. I have noticed a few thing while reading this poem. I previously called this poem a sonnet but later realized it just demonstrates a few of those qualities. This poem in particular, yes has fourteen lines but it lacks a rhyme scheme, meter. This poem has eighteen syllables when a typical

Eric most other campaign ads that the media

EricDuenasProf.Alexandr ToljEnglish10112/13/17 Movement             Inan intelligent change to his campaign where he constantly repeated, “he alonecan fix the issues faced by the American people”, republican nominee DonaldTrump took on a much more kind approach where he called on all the voters tocome together rather than attempt to split apart all of us to try “MakeAmerican Great Again.”  In hispolitical ad named, “Movement”, the positive ad attempts to counter act HilaryClinton’s claim that

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