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Practice AP Lit Vocal. Test #2
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A term identifying a specific diction usually associated with the way certain people speak Ex: go bananas - go insane or be very angry, wanna - want to
a comparison of two unlikely things that is drawn out within a piece of literature, in particular an extended metaphor within a poem. Ex: Comparing surgical processes with knives to a religious or sacred ritual in "The Knife" and You are as slow as a snail. and Marriage is like a root canal.
Implied or underlying meaning of a word Ex: Pushy refers to someone loud-mouthed and irritating.
The repetition of two or more consonants with a change in the intervening vowels, such as pitter-patter Ex: rays - plays and fire and dire
An assessment or analysis of something Ex: A summary that identifies the central issue, raises questions, takes notice of theoretical and experimental approaches, and review the significance of the results.
the method of argument in which specific statements and conclusions are drawn from general principals Ex: The sun rises every morning, therefore the sun will rise Tuesday morning.
The language and speech idiosyncrasies of a specific area, region, or group Ex: Y'all, you betcha
the specific word choice of an author uses to persuade or convey tone, purpose or effect. Ex:"Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard
Are sweeter: therefore, ye soft pipes, play on"
a poem or prose work that laments or mediates upon the death of a person or people - usually ends with words of consolation Ex: "Here Captain! Dear father!
This arm beneath your head;
It is some dream that on the deck,
You've fallen cold and dead."
writing or speech is ___________ when it has an instructive purpose or a lesson - A term that refers to a particular philosophy in art and literature that emphasizes the idea that different forms of art and literature ought to convey information and instructions along with pleasure and entertainment. Ex: All animals are equal but a few are more equal than others.
In rhetoric, the repetition of a phrase at the end of successive sentences. Ex: The big sycamore by the creek was gone. The willow tangle was gone. The little enclave of untrodden bluegrass was gone.
Writing in praise of a dead person, usually inscribed upon a headstone - It is a brief composition, having figurative sense in a verse or in prose form, written to pay tribute to a deceased person, or to remember a past event. Ex:"A loving husband and father." and "He always went the extra mile."
In rhetoric, the appeal of a text to the credibility and character of the speaker, writer or narrator Ex: How did this idiot get elected? - A rhetorical question to convince others that the "idiot" does not deserve to be elected.
These pairs of words: home/same, worth/breath, made/wood Also, these lines from a Pearl Chang Poem "I listened, motionless and still, /As I mounted up the hill"
Ben Johnson wrote a famous one:
"Underneath this stone doth lie
As much beauty as could die;
Which in life did harbor give
To more virtue than could live.
IF at all she had a fault,
Leave it buried in his vault."
Religious works such as the New Testament latter of Paul to early Christians and the muslim holy book the Koran are primarily ___________
To speak using __________ diction is to speak using the informal language of the common, ordinary folk.
The counterpart to denotation is __________
Alfred Lord Tennyson's In Memoriam of AHHH written after the death of Arthur Hallum, WH Auden's "In memory of WB Yeats"
He's learning fast; are you earning fast?" and these lines from Walt Whitman's Song of Myself:
...in their place
...in their place
...in their place
The prose passage style analysis essay on the AP exam usually asks you to analyze an author's use of ________, syntax, and tone.
Every region of the world has its own
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