20 terms

AP CAPSTONE - AP SEMINAR: vocab 20-40

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Lens
Filter through which an issue or topic is considered or examined
Limitation
A boundary or point at which an argument or generalization is no longer valid
Line of reasoning
Arrangement of claims and evidence that leads to a conclusion
Perspective
A point of view conveyed through an argument
Plagiarism
Failure to acknowledge, attribute, and/or cite any ideas or evidence taken from another source
Point of view
A position or standpoint on a topic or issue
Qualification
A condition or exception
Qualitative
Having to do with text, narrative, or descriptions
Quantitative
Having to do with numbers, amounts, or quantities
Rebuttal
Contradicting an opposing perspective by proving alternate, more convincing evidence
Refutation
Disproving an opposing perspective by proving counterclaims or counter evidence
Reliability
The extent to which something can be trusted to be accurate
Resolution
The act of solving a problem or dispute
Solution
A means of answering a question or addressing a problem or issue
Text
Something composed (e.g. articles; research studies; foundational, literary and philosophical texts; speeches, broadcasts, and personal accounts; artistic works and performances) that conveys a perspective and can be examined
Thesis
A claim or position on an issue or topic out forward and supported by evidence
Tone
The way in which an author expresses an attitude about his or her topic or subject through rhetorical choices
Validity
The extent to which an argument or claim is logical
Vocal variety
Changing vocal characteristics (e.g. pitch, volume, speed) in order to emphasize ideas, convey emotion or opinion, or achieve other specific purposes
Supporting argument
Supports the main argument