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25 Cards in this Set

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appeals to credibility


appeals to emotion


appeals to logic


Repetition of stressed vowel sounds

ex: "smoothly and soothingly the wind blew through the empty room"


Repetition of stressed consonant sounds

ex:"The mass of serpents twists and slithers"


Beginning a clause with the last word of the previous clause

ex: "scissors cut paper, paper covers rock, rock crusher scissors"


Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses

ex: "take my heart, take my soul, take my life"


Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses

ex" and that government of the people, by the people, for the people


choice and use of words or phrases


arrangement of words and phrases to create a well formed sentance


repetition of sounds at the beginning of words and phrases

ex" the only verdict is vengeance, a vendetta held as a votive"


beginning and ending a clause with the same word\

ex: "a lie begets a lie"


2 corresponding pairs of words arranged in parallel inverse order

ex"fair is foul and foul is fair"


similar syntactic structure in successive phrases

ex"one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"


contrasting opposing ideas in parallel syntactic structure

ex: "give me liberty or give me death"

verbal irony

use of words to mean something different than what the person actually means


differenct between what is expected to happen and what actually happens


audience is more aware of what is happening than the caracters

Richard (from richard iii)

the duke of gloucester, eventually crowned king of england

Buckingham(from richard iii)

richards right hand man

Clarence(from richard iii)

born between Edward and Richard, Richard murders him

Margret(from richard iii)

Widow of the dead king, hates richard and who he is trying to kill

Anne(from richard iii)

hates richard for the death of her husband, but is persuaded to marry him

Circe(from the odyssey)

transforms Odysseus’s crew into swine when he lands on her island. With Hermes’ help, Odysseus resists Circe’s powers and then becomes her lover, living in luxury at her side for a year.

Laertes (from the odyssey)

Odysseus’s aging father, who resides on a farm in Ithaca. In despair and physical decline, Laertes regains his spirit when Odysseus returns