Literary Terms Defined Burton’s 2nd period Scholars Present Results
My scholars serve as teachers • The following literary terms were defined and presented to the class • alliteration • paradox • apostrophe • parallel structure • comparison-contrast • parallel syntax • descriptive • persuasive • ellipsis • repetition • euphemism • rhetorical fragment • expository • rhetorical question • inverted word order • rhyme • logical appeal • simile • metaphor • simple sentence • mood • synecdoche • narrative • tone
Sharice Johnson, AP Lit Euphemism the substitution ofan agreeable or inoffensive expression forone that may offend or suggest something unpleasant; also : the expression so substituted
Sharice Johnson, AP Lit Example 1• Doing your duty• Number 1• Number 2 Euphemisms for having to use the toilet
Sharice Johnson, AP Lit Example 2• Cougar is an euphemism, because it is describing a woman who pursues younger men.
Logical AppealYour arguments convince people because they are logical. They make sense to people. Bernan rubio
Example 1If we build bridges over freeways, the traffic will flow without interruption. The time taken for each vehicle getting to the city will be shorter. Bernan Rubio
Example 2 A child can not be held fully responsible for his actions, the failure of a child is partly failure of the parents. A child does not have the full mental capabilities an adult may have. Bernan Rubio
R E N A T O C A R R A S C O 2nd periodRethorical Question…
Why does teflonstick to the pansince nothingever sticks toteflon?
If a cow laughed real hard, would milkcome out her nose?
Why do they putBraille dots onthe keypad of thedrive-up ATM?
Alliteration The repetition of two or more stressedsyllables of a word group with either the same constant sound or word sound. Tia Smalls
Alliteration Example• Repetition such as “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A peck of pickles Peter Piper picked If Peter Piper picked a peck of picked peppers, How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?” Tia Smalls
Example #2“Betty Botter bought some butter, but, she said, the butters bitter; if I put it in my batter it will make my batter bitter, but a bit of better butter will make my batter better.” Tia Smalls