The Elements of Satire. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend.By johana
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The Elements of Satire. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend.By donna-tran
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“Internment”. Diction. Diction Writers choice of words Denotation Literal meanings found in a dictionary Connotation The associations and emotions that come to be attached to a word / can not be found in dictionary. Diction. Read poem on pg. 437, and answer the following:
Diction. Diction is the choice of words. Levels of words ---formal ---informal ---colloquial (---slang). Example 1
Diction . Literature and the choice of words. Diction. Words have three levels, and are selected based on their efficiency in these three areas:. Word choice, or general character of the language used by the author. Appearance Sound Meaning. Mono vs. Poly. 1 syllable vs. multi syllable
SYNTAX. DICTION. order of words in sentence stylistic manipulation of grammar polysyndeton asyndeton anaphora epistrophe. word choice s tylistic manipulation of words c onnotation/denotation figurative language metaphor imagery h yperbole oxymoron.
Diction. A word’s denotation is its dictionary definition. A word can also make people feel or think a certain way. These feelings and ideas are the connotations of a word. Words with the same meaning can be understood differently. Ex: The fact is: George works hard.
Diction. Whenever you think of diction , you’re thinking about word choice . So, you can’t write, “the author uses diction here” because you’re saying “the author uses word choice here.” It is the type of words that matter. Diction. TIP #1:
DICTION:. The Choice of Words. Who is your audience? What is your purpose?. Your goal: To find the exact word that produces the exact effect that you intend. The 3 Qualities of effective diction. 1. Appropriate to your audience 2. Specific (accurate and precise)
Diction. By 陈烽. Levels of Words The Meaning of Words General and specific words Idioms Dictionary. Levels of Words. Non-standard slang words dialectal words. Standard English formal common colloquial. Formal words (examples in the book). learned words
Diction. What is diction?. Diction is the author’s choice of words. For instance, while saying “The girl wants revenge” is understandable, would you really classify it as advanced/good writing? Now what about if we say “The girl is thirsty for revenge.” See the difference?. Playful?.