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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary List 31
impartial
apology
incontrovertible
qualifier
neutral, fair, and unbiased
1) expression of regret or remorse... 2) a defense of belief, as…
unquestionable, irrefutable, and indisputable
1) a person who meets the requirements or criteria, as in a r…
impartial
neutral, fair, and unbiased
apology
1) expression of regret or remorse... 2) a defense of belief, as…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition (31-40) terms
Denotation
Dialect
Diction
Didactic
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word
A regional speech pattern
Related to style, diction refers to the writer's word choices…
From the Greek, didactic literally means "teaching." Didactic…
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word
Dialect
A regional speech pattern
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
AP English Language and Composition Vocab 31
Impartial
apology
Incontrovertible
Qualifier
neutral, fair, and unbiased
1. expression of regret or remorse... 2. a defense of belief, as…
1. unquestionable, irrefutable, and indisputable
1. a person who meets the requirements or criteria, as in a r…
Impartial
neutral, fair, and unbiased
apology
1. expression of regret or remorse... 2. a defense of belief, as…
63 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological refrence
Repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
472 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetorical triangle
Annotation
Simple sentence
Inverted sentence
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
critical notes added to text.
statement that contains a complete subject and a complete pre…
sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.
Rhetorical triangle
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
Annotation
critical notes added to text.
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
AP English Language and Composition
Abstract
Adjective
Adverb
Aesthetic
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
modifies, alters, changes a noun
modifies, alters, changes a verb
the study or philosophy of beauty in art, literature and nature
Abstract
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
Adjective
modifies, alters, changes a noun
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
32 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
5 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
...
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
...
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
...
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
90 terms
AP English Language and Composition
apostrophe
diction
didactic
double entendre
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
word choice
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is…
apostrophe
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
diction
word choice
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Diction
Euphony
Detonation
Connotation
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
1. Direct, given meaning, as opposed to an associated meaning
1. Implication or association, derived from another word or p…
Diction
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
Euphony
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
8 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
Vault
Alight
Conjurer
Disposition
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
To descend and come to rest
One who performs magic; sorcerer
One's general way of thinking or feeling
Vault
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
Alight
To descend and come to rest
Ap English - Language and Composition
Appeals
Argument
Assertion
Assumption
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
Emphatic statement; declaration, an assertion supported by ev…
belief or statement taken for granted without proof
Appeals
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Argument
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
79 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
54 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetoric
Argument
Dialect Thinking
Five Canons of Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
The process of listening to and considering multiple perspect…
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, Delivery
Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Argument
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
AP English and Language Composition
Baleen
Bombazine
Beneficiary
Broadside
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
One who benefits
Collide with a side of (vehicle)
Baleen
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
Bombazine
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
47 terms
English Language and Composition AP
metonymy
synecdoche
malapropism
circumlocution
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
unintentional use of a word that resembles the word intended…
i.e. being wordy rather than precise... "brains blown out with m…
metonymy
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
synecdoche
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
61 terms
AP English Language & Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
expression designed to call something to mind without mention…
uncertainty; vagueness; lacking clarity; usually open to more…
allegory
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
AP English Language and Composition
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
Ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intention or unintentional, or…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
...
...
...
...
Denotation
...
Diction
...
37 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
The devise of using character and/or story element symbolical…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The devise of using character and/or story element symbolical…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
AP English Language and Composition
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Anecdote
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
the comparison of two things alike in some respects
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
a short narrative detailing the particulars of an event
Allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
Analogy
the comparison of two things alike in some respects
50 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Bitter
Condescending
Contemptuous
Disdainful
Proceeding from strong animosity
To speak to as if one is inferior
To regard or treat with scorn, disrespectful
To reject aloofly
Bitter
Proceeding from strong animosity
Condescending
To speak to as if one is inferior
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Sarcasm
Satire
Semantics
Style
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," sarcasm involves bitt…
A work that targets human vices and follies or social institu…
The branch of linguistics that studies the meaning of words,…
The consideration of style has two purposes: An evaluation of…
Sarcasm
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," sarcasm involves bitt…
Satire
A work that targets human vices and follies or social institu…
Ap English language and Composition vocab
Diatribe
Compunction
Humdrum
Ornithology
Bitter verbal attack against someone or thing
Hesitation on what action to take
Lacking variety
Study of birds
Diatribe
Bitter verbal attack against someone or thing
Compunction
Hesitation on what action to take
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device using elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device using elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
100 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
Ap English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
A literary historical Religious or mythological reference
Repetition of words at a start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
65 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Emulate
Cautionary
Nostalgic
Pedantic
v. copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
adj. Longing for familiar things or persons, or for a period…
adj. describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly…
Emulate
v. copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
Cautionary
adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
Balance
Parallelism
Chiasmus
Climax
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
Grammatical structure of the first clause or phrase is revers…
Writer arranges ideas in order of importance
Balance
The syntactic structure of each sentence supports its meaning…
Parallelism
Expresses similar or related ideas in similar grammatical str…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition #4
imply
employ
characterize
intimidate
expresses or states indirectly
to use something for a particular purpose
to describe the quality of something
using fear to get someone to do (or not do) something
imply
expresses or states indirectly
employ
to use something for a particular purpose
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words 31-40
maudlin
morose
mocking
melancholic
tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental
gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
characterized by ridiculing or teasing
disposed to or affected with melancholy; gloomy
maudlin
tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental
morose
gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition #1
Rhetoric
Qualify
Persona
Logos
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Seeing both sides of a claim
How one shows themselves to the audience to best persuade the…
Using logic to provide evidence for a claim... ex. A good argume…
Rhetoric
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Qualify
Seeing both sides of a claim
36 terms
AP English Language and Composition
rhetoric
ethos (1 of 3 rhetorical appeals)
pathos (1 of 3 rhetorical appeals)
logos (1 of 3 rhetorical appeals)
the art of persuasion through words
appeal to an audience's sense of trust in the speaker's good…
appeal to an audience's emotions (e.g. pity, anger, fear)
appeal to an audience's reason
rhetoric
the art of persuasion through words
ethos (1 of 3 rhetorical appeals)
appeal to an audience's sense of trust in the speaker's good…
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Argumentation
My definition: Repeating sounds that are close together.... AP…
My definition: Referencing a specific event, place, or techno…
My definition: Addresses something that is imaginary to have…
My definition: The entire main idea or point of the story tha…
Alliteration
My definition: Repeating sounds that are close together.... AP…
Allusion
My definition: Referencing a specific event, place, or techno…
AP English Language and Composition
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
The repetition of the same sounds - usually initial consonant…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in the sy…
Ad hominem
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
69 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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