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Rhetoric devices. Annabelle Turner & Kelly Brick. The devices. Aporia Aposiopesis Asyndeton Apostrophe . Aporia. Definition: A statement of hesitation, also known as dubitation, in which characters express to themselves an actual or feigned doubt or a doubt of   dilemma Example:

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Rhetoric devices

Rhetoric devices

Annabelle Turner & Kelly Brick


The devices
The devices

  • Aporia

  • Aposiopesis

  • Asyndeton

  • Apostrophe


Aporia
Aporia

  • Definition:

    A statement of hesitation, also known as dubitation, in which characters express to themselves an actual or feigned doubt or a doubt of  dilemma

  • Example:

    I’m not sure where to begin?


Aporia my project
Aporia – My Project

  • I don’t know if it is right for the press to have regulated as we want to know what is going on in the world but at the same time, I feel that people should have privacy.


Aposiopesis
Aposiopesis

  • Definition:

    Abrupt discontinuation of a statement

  • Example:

    If you do that again, I will –


Aposiopesis my project
Aposiopesis – My Project

  • The press really should be regulated because they are ---


Asyndeton
Asyndeton

  • Definition:

    Absence of conjunctions, not conjunctions present.

  • Example:

    We cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground


Asyndeton my project
Asyndeton – My Project

There are no conjunctions in the Olympic Motto. They could have put, “faster and higher and stronger”, but this doesn’t make the same powerful affect.

” Faster, Higher, Stronger".


Apostrophe
Apostrophe

  • Definition:

    Interruption of thought to directly address a person or a personification

  • Example:

    He tried to betray you, to cheat you, to deceive you.


Apostrophe my project
Apostrophe – My Project

  • Don’t you think the Olympics has left a good legacy?


To summarize
To Summarize

  • Aporia – a hesitation or doubt

    - I don’t know if it is right for the press to have regulated as we want to know what is going on in the world but at the same time, I feel that people should have privacy.

  • Aposiopesis - Abrupt discontinuation of a statement

    - The press really should be regulated because they are ---

  • Apostrophe - Interruption of thought to directly address a person or a personification

    Don’t you think that the Olympic has left a good legacy?

  • Asyndeton - Absence of conjunctions, not conjunctions present

    - " Faster, Higher, Stronger”.


The end
The End….

  • Thank you for watching our video,

  • Hope you have learned something new and enjoyed it 


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