Literary Terms Essay

Submitted By Rogerweng
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Literary terms
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By: Charles Huang =_=
SHENG ZHANG X_X
Roger Weng
QAQ

1.Rhetorical modes
2.Satire

Rhetorical modes
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Narration
Description
Exposition
Argument

Narration
Definition: It is used to tell a story or to narrate an event or series of events in a logical sequence
Example: “I have been hiding away from the society for the past ten years, but I could still remember clearly what happened ten years ago. It was a nightmare, people started to eat each other like they’re supposed to, the dead returning to life, and took away my beloved ones...”

Description
Definition: Using descriptive language to visually present a person, place, event, or action so that the readers can picture what is being described.
Example: “As I passed through the gates I heard a squeaky voice. A diminutive middle-aged man came out from behind the trees — the caretaker. He worked a toothbrush-sized stick around in his mouth, digging into the crevices between algae'd

Exposition (Explanation)
-To explain the objective and nature of things!
-To clarify the occurrence and development of things !
-It answers the questions What, How and Y !
Such as : Advertisement, instruction for an electric device, commentary , etc… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HkSFLeWHi c&list=PLT0PYRrF7MbSDqoG9accc1KsETwNBtPT1& index=3 O(∩_∩)O~
Description - Appearance & feeling
Narration - Events & experience
Exposition - Processes & Relationships

Argument
1.

Definition: An argument is a statement made by the writer. It usually appears as an introduction or a point that will be developed by the writer to convince the readers. Argument can be used in a poem, an essay, a short story or a novel.

2. Example:

“Whether I…