Sentence and Actual Life Experience Essay

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1. Abstract is expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specific object or nature
2. Concrete is representing or applied to an actual substance or thing
3. Noun is a person, place, or thing
4. Verb is expressing an action
5. Conjunction is any member of a small class of words distinguished in many languages by their functions as connectors between words
6. Preposition is any member of a class of words found in many languages that are used before nouns and pronouns
7. Adjective is describing a particular quality of the word they are modifying
8. Adverb is a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a phrase, expressing a relation of place, time
9. Interjection is expressing emotion, such as “Hey!” or “Oh!”
10. Logos is philosophy, the rational principle that governs and develops the universe
11. Pathos is the quality or power in an actual life experience or in literature, music, speech, or other forms of expression
12. Ethos is a character’s action rather than his or hers thoughts or emotions
13. Symbolism is the use of one object or action (a symbol) to represent or suggest something else
14. Metaphor is comparing two things without using like or as
15. Simile is comparing two things with like or as
16. Personification is giving an inanimate object human qualities
17. Allegory is a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one
18. Imagery is figurative or description language in a literary work
19. Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
20. Allusion is a passing or casual reference
21. Ambiguity is an unclear, indefinite, or equivocal words, expression, meaning
22. Analogy is a similarity between like features of two things
23. Anaphora is the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence, to avoid repetition
24. Anecdote is a short account of a particular incident or event
25. Antecedent is a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes another.
26. Antithesis is the second of the two opposing words, clauses, or sentences that are being rhetorically contrasted
27. Aphorism is a short statement of a general truth or idea
28. Apostrophe is a punctuation mark ( ’ ) used to indicate either possession or the omission of letters or numbers
29. Caricature is a picture, description, etc., ludicrously exaggerating the peculiarities or defects of persons or things
30. Coherence is integration of diverse elements, relationships, or value
31. Concession is the admitting of a point claimed in argument
32. Consonance is a correspondence or recurrence of sounds especially in words
33. Dissonance is a tension or clash resulting from the combination of two disharmonious or unsuitable elements.
34. Cacophony is Harshness in the sound of words or phrases
35. Euphony is Pleasing or sweet sound
36. Deduction is the process of logic in which a thinker takes a rule for a large, general category and assumes that specific individual examples fitting within that general category obey the same rule
37. Induction is Inference of a generalized conclusion from particular instances
38. Syllogism is an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions
39. Inference is a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
40. Denotation is the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests
41. Connotation is an essential properly or group of properties of a thing named by a term in logic
42. Diction is the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
43. Colloquial used in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation
44. Didactic is intended to convey instruction and info as well as pleasure and entertainment
45. Pedantic is narrowly, stodgily, and