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The D's and S's ( Didls, Diction, Satire, and Syntax)

Rodtranece Mumpfield

Use the clues to help you decide which word fits in the following boxes. Good Luck!

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Across
3.the deliberate omission of a word or words that are readily implied by the context
5.comparing two things that have at least one thing in common
7.the repetition of the conjuctions within a sentence for speacial emphasis
10.a similarity in the way parts of a sentence are put together grammatical or structual
11.The main clause comes first and is followed by the subordinate clauses and phrases
12.a contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction
13.main point said in another way
14.a freight train sentence composed in three units which is not open ended
15.the repetition of the same word or group of words at the ends of successive phrases or clauses
18.placing dissimilar items, descriptions, or ideas close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
Down
1.word choice
2.repetition of vowel sounds in the middle of a word
4.a figure of speech based on inverted parallelism
6.represents something as less than it is
7.mimicking the style and/ or techniques of something or someone else
8.taking a real- life situation and reducing it to make it ridiculious and showcase its faults
9.name calling, personal abuse, etc.
10.how the author uses certain puncuation which affects the meaning
16.the opposite of what is expected
17.play on words ( words with multiple meanings)

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