AP Latin Figurative Language
Terms in this set (29)
the repetition of the same word
word not in the right place
omission of conjunctions
address to someone or something not present; vocative case
ABBA word order
delay of the final word or phrase of a sentence to the beginning of the following line
large scale to smaller scale—Italy to Tiber, etc.
words that naturally belong to one another are separated for emphasis or effect
exaggeration, emphatic overstatement
when an event is reversed—ex. "I put my shoes & socks on"
a comparison in which one thing is said to be another
one word closely related to another used to suggest the other word, ex. The Crown had absolute power in the Middle Ages
the use of words to imitate the sounds they describe
giving human qualities to animals or objects
use of several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some may be excessive—ex. "et"s and "que"s
figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things using like, as, or as though
ABAB word order
the omission of sounds or letters from a word; noun is always genitive, and verb is perfect—v,s,u,x before the -ere
supposed to stand for something bigger
Separation of one word into two parts (in Latin this is always the separation of a compound word)
unnecessary words to convey something already understood; using "voce" before speaking
when word is missing "est"
a break in speech; side note
same word, in different forms
when you change a vowel from long to short (usually i to e)
a word serves for two different purposes
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