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Euphemism Dysphemism

Euphemism + Dysphemism
Euphemism + Dysphemism . Definition: Substituting one word for another in order to make something sound better or less offensive then it is.

http://www.canandaiguaschools.org/webpages/bmoore/files/ap%2520lang%2520powa%2520point.ppt

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Semantics
Semantic Change . Generalization; Specialization; Metaphorical Extension; Euphemism; Dysphemism; Pejoration; Amelioration

http://gsteinbe.intrasun.tcnj.edu/tcnj/linguistics/Semantics.ppt

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Rhetorical Devices
Slanters: Euphemism and Dysphemism; Persuasive Comparisons, Definitions and

http://www.csub.edu/~jaltenhofel/CriticalThinkingStuff/Rhetorical%2520Devices.ppt

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ENG 312: Final Exam Language Awareness by Eschholz
deduction vs. induction; euphemism vs. dysphemism; objective vs. subjective; status vs. connection (power/solidarity) topic vs. thesis sentence

http://www.public.asu.edu/~dnilsen/documents/312cfinal.ppt

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Persuasion Through Rhetoric
Euphemism: “Used cars” become “pre-owned vehicles”. Dysphemism: “Music” becomes “noise”. Note: Reports and descriptions may convey pleasant or unpleasant

http://www.csuchico.edu/phil/gtropea_mat/s05/rhetoric1_s05_files/rhetoric1_s05.ppt

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RHETORIC I
A euphemism =df. A word or expression which is neutral or positive and which is used A dysphemism =df. A word or expression which either produces a negative effect on the

http://users.ipfw.edu/caseldij/fall%25202008/4PersuasionThroughRhetoric.ppt

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Semantics and Lexicology
Change of connotation . Pejorative and ameliorative; Euphemism and dysphemism; Hyperbole and litotes

http://www.sol.lu.se/common/courses/SVEM21/HT2010/Lecture_2.ppt

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What is a text?
Expectations; Level of personal reference; Style (from euphemism to dysphemism) Repertoire of scripts; Ritualised language; Loaded language

http://people.lett.unitn.it/riley/Word%2520and%2520sound%2520Files/ML/ML%2520LS/What%2520is%2520a%2520text.ppt

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Thought and Language
The opposite of a euphemism is a dysphemism. Dysphemisms are used to produce a negative effect on a listener’s or reader’s attitude toward something or to

http://users.ipfw.edu/caseldij/TheWayWordsWork.ppt

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Acceptable and Not Acceptable Uses of Doublespeak
Euphemism: Definition . Defined: the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague Note: “bought the farm” would properly be labeled as a dysphemism

http://www.pi-lady.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Doublespeak-Presentation.ppt

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