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A rhetorical device in which two ideas are directly

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: a rhetorical device in which two ideas are directly opposed and presented in a grammatically parallel way (i.e.: “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.”) ELACC9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC9-10W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELACC9-10RL5: Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text create such effects as mystery, tension, etc.
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Name: ____________________________________ Date: _____________________________ Period:______________________________ Due on/before ________________________ The Great Gatsby Dialectical Journal Assignment Parallelism : used to accentuate or emphasize ideas or images by using grammatically similar constructions. Words, phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and even longer structural units may be consciously organized into parallel constructions, creating a sense of balance that can be meaningful and revealing. Chiasmus : a rhetorical device in which certain words, sounds, concepts, or syntactic structures are reversed or repeated in reverse order (i.e.: “Fair is foul and foul is fair.”) Paradox : a statement that seems self-contradictory or nonsensical on the surface but that, upon closer examination, may be seen to contain an underlying truth and used to grab the reader’s attention to direct to a specific point or image that provokes the reader to see something in a new way (i.e.: “One more such victory and we are lost ELACC9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC9-10W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELACC9-10RL5: Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text create such effects as mystery, tension, etc.
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Name: ____________________________________ Date: _____________________________ Period:______________________________ Due on/before ________________________ The Great Gatsby Dialectical Journal Assignment ELACC9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC9-10W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. ELACC9-10RL5: Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text create such effects as mystery, tension, etc.
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