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15 Rhetorical terms, 15 Tone Words Minya Rancic 2B 5/1/16

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“I go where I please, and I please where I go.”
Pretentious; inflated; high-flown
Frank; honest; open and sincere
Uninteresting; blaand
'So who needs ice removal in a warm climate? Well the night can get very cold. And of course when it's hot every day, you may want to head for the cooler hills!'
Stating and drawing attention to something in the very acat of passing it over
a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or moral principle
Grave; sober; solemn; serious; without excess; simple
Lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy
'He spoke of times past and future, and dreamt of things to be.'
'An empty stream, a great silence, an impenetrable forest. The air was thick, warm, heavy, sluggish.'
'This afternoon, in this room, I testified before the Office of Independent Council and the Grand Jury. I answered their questions truthfully, including questions...'
'After the suspect… Well, you’ve read the court documents. After the heinous crime was completed, the suspect fled the scene.'
Worn out or wearied, as by overwork or overuse
'The heat and sun of midday'
Characterized by servile deference or obedience
Amusing; humorous; lacking serious intent
Instructive; too lecture-driven; preachy
Hard to understand; incomprehensible
Involving ludicrous or mocking treatment of a solemn object
'What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.'
'The farmers in the valley grew potatoes, peanuts, and bored.'
using a character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition ot the literal meaning
'Yes, I know I've lost my job, but I'm so looking forward to spending time at home.'
Reserved; reluctant
Dreamily or wistfully thoughtful; meditative; reflective
'a figure of speech when an imaginary or absent person is represented as speaking'
Intense; passionate; fervent
'So…what happened?'
Biting; contemptuous; sneering

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