Words that describe the qualities / states or quantity of nouns
A story, poem, or piece of art that use symbols in order to convey or let the reader interpret a hidden meaning, that is usually political or moral.
Is an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
A comparison between 2 things that allows a reader to see a phrase or something in a different light. It is typically argumentative.
Rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of words at the beginnings of neighboring clause, creating emphasis
A contrast between two things that are the opposite of each other or oppose each other.
A short witty sentence that expresses a general truth or a comment
Appeal to Ignorance
Asserts that a proposition is because it has not been proven false, also known as a logical fallacy
Repetition of vowels without repetition of consonants (as in stony and holy) used as an alternative to rhyme in verse.
A sentence containing a series of words or clauses in close succession, linked without the use of conjunctions (replaces conjunctions with commas)
A rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order, in the same or a modified form. “Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate”
A logical fallacy in which the reasoner begins with what theyŕe going to end with.
A group of words that contains both a subject and a predicate.
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something; a culmination or apex.
A manner of speaking in an ordinary or familiar way/tone; informal speech.
A point yielded to an opposing perspective during an argument or acknowledging defeat.
The action of confirming something or the state of being confirmed: state with assurance that a report or fact is true.
The implied meaning behind something.
A variety of a language which has different pronunciation, grammar or vocabulary than the standard language of the culture.
The author's or speaker's distinct vocabulary style and sentence structure: word choice.
Intended to teach, particularly in moral instruction as an ulterior motive.
Formal writing, speech, or literature that praises someone or something
A rhetorical term for the repetition of a word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.
A written phrase of words in memory of someone who died. Usually engraved on a tombstone.
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
A metaphor (which is a comparison in which one subject is applied to the other but not literally) that extends over a course of multiple lines.
A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument
A scene in a movie, novel, television show, etc., that is set in a time period prior to the original time period of the main story.
Obvious and intentional exaggeration. an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally / extravagant exaggeration
Highly critical and insulting speech
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
A word or phrase that only a particular professional group of people understand or know.
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
The formation of a word that resembles a certain sound (e.g. pow, splash, boom)
A figure of speech where two or a group of words contradict each other: (Hey! Your poem was seriously funny.)
Self contradictory statement that results in circular reasoning. (Ex: In a rich country, there can be so much poverty).
The part of a sentence or clause containing a verb and stating something about the subject. (What is being said about an item).
Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical (or rhyming) structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse.
The action of proving a statement or theory to be wrong or false.
Language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect on its audience, but often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
Refers to when a conclusion is drawn from two prepositions that have something in common.
"Placed in or occupying a lower rank, class, or position. Identifying an idea as less important than others. Connecting two ideas together to show one is more important."
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa.
The presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is.
Figure of speech in which a word is used in two different senses.