← AP Lang Lit Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Deductive reasoning
- a reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect). "Teenagers cause the most car accidents. You're a teenager, you will get in a car accident."
- b Anything that represents, stands for, something else. Usually concrete—such as an object, action, character, or scene—that represents something more abstract.
- c the author's choice of words that creates tone, attitude, and style, as well as meaning
- d an appeal based on emotion.
- e Slang in writing, used often to create local color and to provide an informal tone. Twain's Huck Finn
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the sounds of words. Simple examples include such words as buzz, hiss, hum.
- The sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or proposition.
- Deliberate use of many conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted. Hemingway and the Bible both use extensively. Ex. "he ran and jumped and laughed for joy"
- A metaphor that continues beyond it's initial use, can be developed at great length
- a narrator whose account of events appears to be faulty, misleadingly biased, or otherwise distorted
5 True/False Questions
Invective → an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using strong, abusive language.
Dependent clause → expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence. Has both a subject and a verb.
Point of View → when a speaker address someone/something that isn't there. Ex. "Are you there God? It's me, Mr. Ginley."
Third Person Limited → Point of view in which narrator exists outside of all characters, but is privy to the feelings and thoughts of one character, presenting only the actions of all remaining characters
Syllogism → short, witty statement of truth