rhetorical devices

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rhetorical devices by Mind Map: rhetorical devices

1. allusion

1.1. describe/define: a short reference to an individual, moment in history, politics, or pop culture

1.1.1. what is it (what is its function): a hint towards something significant

1.2. what is it like (experiencing this during the reading process): discovering a hidden clue

1.3. example: "Entering the Garden of Eden"

2. metaphor

2.1. how would you describe it: making connections between two unlikely things

2.2. what is it: a hidden or unlikely comparison

2.3. what's it like?: a method to help you understand broader connections and meaning

2.4. example: Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” –Pablo Picasso"