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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….
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