Flashcards - CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Analyzing & Interpreting Passages

Flashcards - CUNY Assessment Test in Writing: Analyzing & Interpreting Passages
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Rhetoric
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade or motivate particular audiences in specific situations
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paradox
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to a self-contradictory or a logically unacceptable conclusion
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puffery
In law, puffery is a promotional statement or claim that expresses subjective rather than objective views, which no "reasonable person" would take literally
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puffery
In law, puffery is a promotional statement or claim that expresses subjective rather than objective views, which no "reasonable person" would take literally
paradox
A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently sound reasoning from true premises, leads to a self-contradictory or a logically unacceptable conclusion
Rhetoric
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade or motivate particular audiences in specific situations
Imagery
Imagery, in a literary text, is an author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to their work
speech
Speech is the vocalized form of communication based upon the syntactic combination of lexicals and names that are drawn from very large vocabularies
diary
A diary is a record with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period

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