For Mini Essay #2, I want you to review the following handouts (all found under Rhetorical Tools):

Rhetorical Devices & Rhetorical Device List 2

Literary Devices & Literary Devices 2

Come up with a list of 15 Examples of your own creation (10 Rhetorical & 5 Literary).


10 Rhetorical

1) Zeugma – Applying the verb to two nouns in a sentence.

“I caught a fish and a cold.”

2) Metonymy – Using the name of an object to represent it’s status.

“The crown… representing the monarchy of Britain.”

5 Literary

1) Hyperbole

“That victory is going to be a landslide.”


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