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10 Cards in this Set

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When two cases are not sufficiently parallel to lead readers to accept a claim of connection between them.
False Analogy
Language that contains figures of speech, such as similes and metaphors, in order to create associations that are imaginative rather than literal.
Figurative Language
Expressions, such as similes, metaphors, and personifications, that make imaginative, rather than literal, comparisons or associations.
Figures of Speech
The use of a hint or clue to suggest a larger event that occures late in the work.
Sentence consisting of three or more very short independent clauses joined by conjunctions.
When a writer bases a claim upon an isolated example or asserts that a claim is certain rather than probable. It occures when a writer asserts that a claim applies to all instances instead of some.
A type of literary work, such as a novel or poem; there are also subgenres, such as science fiction or sonnet, within the larger genres.
The excessive pride of ambition that leads a tragic hero to disregard warnings of impending doom, eventually causing his or her downfall.
Anything that causes laughter or amusement; up until the end of the REnaissance, it meant a person's temperament.
Deliberate exaggeration in order to create humor or emphasis.