Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Lit Terms 1-5

Abstract-refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images

Ad Hominem-In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than on the opponent's ideas. It comes from the Latin meaning "against the man."
Allegory-a work that functions on a symbolic level.

Alliteration- the repetition of initial consonant sounds,"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."

Allusion-a reference contained in a work.- just a reference to some other person/piece/idea.

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