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

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

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