Prepare for the Silas Marner Test
chiasmus a rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order, in the same or a modified form; e.g. ‘Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.’.
logical appeal- the strategic use of claim, evidence, and warrant to convince an audience to do or believe something.
ellipses-used in narratives to omit some parts of a sentence or event, which gives the reader a chance to fill the gaps while acting or reading it out.
rhetorical question- a question asked in order to create a dramatic effect or to make a point rather than to get an answer.
analogy- a comparison between two things, typically for the purpose of explanation or clarification.
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