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Tutor profile: Rebecca V.

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Rebecca V.
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Subject: Writing

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Question:

What rhetorical devices are used in prose and poetry to catch the reader's attention?

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Answer:

Authors often employ different rhetorical devices to express their point of view, character's motives, or a message to their audience. Some of these devices are alliteration, anaphora, chiasmus, irony, hyperbole, and humor.

Subject: Literature

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In Franz Kafka's "Metamorphosis", what figurative devices are used to describe Gregor Samsa's transformation?

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Kafka adequately employs different figurative devices such as metaphors, hyperboles, and personification to describe his dwindling transformation into vermin.

Subject: English

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What are the three types of essays in English Language AP level course?

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1) Argumentative: a rhetorical essay in which the writer must persuade the reader. 2) Analytical: the writer decomposes the prose or poetry and analyzes what the author or poet is describing. 3) Synthesis: a combination of both argumentative and analytical writing.

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