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Explanation

ARGUMENT TERMS

ARGU.

TERMS

TERMS USED IN PERSUASION

OR ARGUMENTS

FIGURES OF SPEECH

FIGURES

OF

SPEECH

FIGURATIVE TERMS

RHETORICAL MODES

RHET.

MODES

MODES OF RHETORIC

OTHER RHETORICAL TERMS

OTHER

RHET.

TERMS

OTHER RHETORICAL TERMS

SYNTAX OR SENTENCE

STRUCTURE

SYNTAX

OR SENT.

SENTENCE TYPES, ETC

GENRES

GENRES

TYPES OF WRITING

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

APPEALS TO REASON

WHAT IS LOGOS?

WORDS ADDRESSED TO A

PERSON OR THING - EITHER

PRESENT OR NOT

WHAT IS APOSTROPHE?

GROUPING TOGETHER OF

SIMILAR SUBJECTS

WHAT IS

CLASSIFICATION?

REFERS TO THE PERSON OR

GROUP OF PEOPLE FOR WHOM

AN ESSAY IS WRITTEN

WHAT IS AUDIENCE?

FRAMING OF WORDS,

PHRASES, SENTENCES, OR

PARAGRAPHS TO GIVE

STRUCTURAL SIMILARITY

WHAT IS PARALLELISM?

A STORY OF ONE'S OWN LIFE

WHAT IS

AUTOBIOGRAPHY?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

ETHICAL APPEALS

WHAT IS ETHOS?

A COMPARISON USING LIKE OR

AS?

WHAT IS SIMILE?

WHAT IS STORYTELLING?

WHAT IS NARRATION

TO PUT SIDE BY SIDE/ CLOSE

TOGETHER

WHAT IS

JUXTAPOSITION?

A COMMANDING SENTENCE

WHAT IS IMPERATIVE?

ORDINARY WRITING - NOT

POETRY OR DRAMA

WHAT IS PROSE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

APPEALS TO EMOTIONS

WHAT IS PATHOS?

A KINDER WAY OF SAYING

SOMETHING

WHAT IS EUPHEMISM?

WHY SOMETHING HAPPENS

AND THEN WHAT?

WHAT IS

CAUSE/EFFECT?

WRITER'S ATTITUDE TOWARD

HIS SUBJECT

WHAT IS TONE?

MAIN IDEA OF A SENTENCE

COMES FIRST, FOLLOWED BY

CLAUSES OR PHRASES

WHAT IS CUMULATIVE

OR LOOSE?

A SHORT LITERARY

COMPOSITION - EXPRESSIVE

OF AUTHOR'S OUTLOOK.

WHAT IS AN ESSAY?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

ANY KIND OF PROOF - FROM

READING OR EXPERIENCE

WHAT IS EVIDENCE?

AN EXAGGERATION

WHAT IS HYPERBOLE?

TO POINT OUT SIMILARITIES

AND/OR DIFFERENCES

WHAT IS

COMPARE/CONTRAST?

UNIQUE, INDIVIDUAL WAY OF

EXPRESSING IDEAS.

WHAT IS STYLE?

AN OMISSION OF ONE OR

MORE WORDS

WHAT IS ELLIPSIS?

A PERSONAL KEEPING OF

THOUGHTS

WHAT IS A DIARY?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

A FORM OF LOGICAL

REASONING THAT BEGINS WITH

GENERAL AND GOES TO

DETAILS AND EXAMPLES.

WHAT IS DEDUCTIVE

REASONING?

GIVEN TRAITS OF A HUMAN

WHAT IS

PERSONIFICATION?

A CONVINCING OR URGING TO

ACTION

WHAT IS

PERSUASION/ARGUMENT?

A CHANGE IN THOUGHT, TIME,

OR ATTITUDE.

WHAT ARE SHIFTS?

REPETITION OF A WORD,

PHRASE OR CLAUSE AT THE

BEGINNING OF SUCCESSIVE

SENTENCES

WHAT IS ANAPHORA?

USED AS INSTRUCTION - OFTEN

MORALLY

WHAT IS DIDACTIC?

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

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CATEGORY

Explanation

RHETORICAL DEVICES

RHET.

DEVICES

FIGURES OF SPEECH

FIG. OF

SPEECH

LOGICAL FALLACIES

LOGIC.

FALL.

ANY OF THE FAULTY

REASONING'S

RHETORICAL TERMS

RHET.

TERMS

GENRES

GENRES

TYPES OF WRITING

DICTION

DICTION

WORD CHOICE

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

SPECIFIC WORD CHOICE

WHAT IS DICTION?

NAME OF THING USED IN PLACE

OF SOMETHING SUGGESTED

BY IT. WHITE HOUSE FOR

PRESIDENT

WHAT IS A METONYMY?

WRONGFUL COMPARISONS OF

DISSIMILAR SITUATIONS.

DOCTORS USE NOTES -

STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE

TO.

WHAT IS A FALSE

ANALOGY

AN OVERUSED EXPRESSION OR

IDEA

WHAT IS CLICHE?

A WORK WRITTEN ABOUT

SOMEONE ELSE.

WHAT IS BIOGRAPHY

ONE SYLLABLE WORDS

WHAT IS

MONOSYLLABIC?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

PERSPECTIVE FROM WHICH A

WRITER TELLS A STORY.

WHAT IS POINT OF

VIEW?

IMPLIED COMPARISON OF TWO

DISSIMILAR THINGS.

WHAT IS METAPHOR?

ASSUMES AS TRUE THE VERY

THING ONE IS TRYING TO

PROOF. I AM RIGHT BECAUSE I

AM NEVER WRONG.

WHAT IS BEGGING THE

QUESTION?

REFERENCE: TO SOMETHING

ASSUMED KNOWN BY ALL

WHAT IS ALLUSION?

MAKING FUN OF A PERSON,

ETC. THROUGH EXAGGERATED

IMITATION

WHAT IS A PARODY?

SUBJECT OF THE SENTENCE

DOES THE ACTION OF THE

VERB.

WHAT IS ACTIVE

VOICE?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

ANY OF THE SMALL,

PARTICULAR PARTS OF

ANYTHING

WHAT IS DETAIL?

LITERAL MEANING IS THE

OPPOSITE OF WHAT IS STATED

WHAT IS IRONY?

IT DOES NOT FOLLOW.

WHAT IS

NON-SEQUITUR?

INTENDED TO PROVOKE

THOUGHT RATHER THAT AN

ACTUAL ANSWER

WHAT IS RHETORICAL

QUESTION?

A WRITING OF TRUTH.

WHAT IS NON-FICTION?

USE OF SLANG OR

INFORMALITIES IN WRITING

WHAT IS COLLOQUIAL?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

SENSORY DETAILS USED TO

DESCRIBE OR AROUSE

EMOTION

WHAT IS IMAGERY?

A DELIBERATE WEAKENING OF

THE TRUTH. OPPOSITE OF

HYPERBOLE.

WHAT IS

UNDERSTATEMENT?

A TEMPORARY DEPARTURE

FROM THE MAIN SUBJECT

WHAT IS DIGRESSION?

AN ADAGE, SHORT SAYING

WHAT IS APHORISM?

A STORY IN WHICH THINGS HAS

A HIDDEN MEANING

WHAT IS AN ALLEGORY?

TRIVIAL, MINOR POINTS

WHAT IS PEDANTIC?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

ARRANGEMENT OF WORDS,

PHRASES, CLAUSES,

SENTENCES AND/OR

PUNCTUATION

WHAT IS SYNTAX?

SEEMINGLY

SELF-CONTRADICTORY

STATEMENT THAT CONTAINS

TRUTH

WHAT IS PARADOX?

ATTACKING THE PERSON

INSTEAD OF THE ARGUMENT

WHAT IS AD HOMINEM?

PRINCIPAL FOCUS OF THE

ESSAY.

WHAT IS THESIS OR

THEME?

ATTACKS FOOLISHNESS BY

MAKING FUN OF IT

WHAT IS SATIRE?

HAVING FOUR OR MORE

SYLLABLES

WHAT IS

POLYSYLLABIC?

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