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33 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
56 terms
AP Language and Composition -Rhetorical Devices
Analogy
Anecdote
Antecedent
Apostrophe
A comparison to a directly parallel case.
A brief recounting of a relevant episode.
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Analogy
A comparison to a directly parallel case.
Anecdote
A brief recounting of a relevant episode.
28 terms
AP Language & Composition: Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Analogy
Anaphora
Antithesis
Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of init…
A kind of extended metaphor or long simile in which an explic…
Figure of repetition that occurs when the first word or set o…
Figure of balance in which two contrasting ideas are intentio…
Alliteration
Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of init…
Analogy
A kind of extended metaphor or long simile in which an explic…
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
Sentential Adverb
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause…
deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actu…
Sentential Adverb
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
Asyndeton
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition- Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anacoluthon
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
an abrupt change within a sentence from one syntactic structu…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
9 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Antithesis
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constants into o…
One of the devices of repetition, in which the same expressio…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Figure of balance in which two contrasting ideas are intentio…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constants into o…
Anaphora
One of the devices of repetition, in which the same expressio…
73 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
29 terms
AP Language and Composition- Rhetorical devices
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 inference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings either unintentional of a word, phrase,…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
33 terms
Rhetorical Devices (AP Language & Composition)
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Brief reference to a person, event, place (real or fictitious…
A comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things. Often,…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, place (real or fictitious…
Analogy
A comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things. Often,…
24 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Antithesis
repeating the same consonant sound at the start of words... ex.…
repeating the words, phrases or clause at the beginning of tw…
addressing an imaginary being/character or ideain a speech
two opposite words or phrases, with similar structure combine…
Alliteration
repeating the same consonant sound at the start of words... ex.…
Anaphora
repeating the words, phrases or clause at the beginning of tw…
26 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Devices
apostrophe
parenthesis
parathyis
anaphora
breaks flow of writing and addresses the reader
used to insert more information
listing a series of clauses with no conjunctions
repeating a word or phrase at the beginning of a clause or se…
apostrophe
breaks flow of writing and addresses the reader
parenthesis
used to insert more information
20 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetoric Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
Repetition of word or phrase at the beginning of successive p…
Repetition of words in reverse order (eat to live, not live t…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
Rhetorical Devices: AP Language and Composition
Non Sequitur Fallacy
Ad Hominem Fallacy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc Fallacy
Reductio Ad Absurdum Fallacy
apparent lack of meaning relative to what precedes it; does n…
attacking your opponent's argument instead of creating your own
simply because one thing happened before another, the first t…
technique of reducing an argument or hypothesis to absurdity,…
Non Sequitur Fallacy
apparent lack of meaning relative to what precedes it; does n…
Ad Hominem Fallacy
attacking your opponent's argument instead of creating your own
50 terms
AP Language and Composition: Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Allegory
Aphorism
Ellipsis
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
A terse statement which expresses a general truth or moral pr…
The deliberate omission of a word or phrase from prose done f…
Allusion
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
Allegory
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
73 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
39 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
A reference to some fairly well-known event, place, or person…
Repeating something already said, while adding more detail an…
Takes the last work of a sentence or phrase and repeats it ne…
Makes use of something already well known to explain somethin…
Allusion
A reference to some fairly well-known event, place, or person…
Amplification
Repeating something already said, while adding more detail an…
35 terms
RHETORICAL DEVICES - AP Language and Composition
genra
ambiguity
extended metaphor
oxymoron
a catergory or type of literature
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in…
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory te…
genra
a catergory or type of literature
ambiguity
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
15 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Anecdote
Antithesis
Figurative language
An indirect reference with which the author believes the read…
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
Juxtaposing contradicting ideas
When the author's/speaker's words are not meant to be taken l…
Allusion
An indirect reference with which the author believes the read…
Anecdote
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
75 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Antithesis
Antithesis
Isocolon
Isocolon
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was t…
The parallel elements are similar not only in grammatical str…
Finders, keepers; losers, weepers... Eat healthy. Think better.
Antithesis
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Antithesis
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was t…
17 terms
Rhetorical Devices for AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Repitition of initial sounds or neighboring words to bedazzle…
Direct or indirect reference to something which is commonly k…
Multiple meanings of a single word, phrase, or sentence. ... Ex:…
Allegory
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Alliteration
Repitition of initial sounds or neighboring words to bedazzle…
11 terms
Rhetorical Devices for AP Language and Composition
allusion
hyperbole
oxymoron
paradox
an implied reference
exageration
fusing two opposite ideas into one
a statement that seems contradictory, but is a truth
allusion
an implied reference
hyperbole
exageration
28 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
parallelism
parody
persona
polysyndeton
the use of the same syntactical structures in a series for ef…
mimicking
a character created by the author
the use of conjunctions, not commas
parallelism
the use of the same syntactical structures in a series for ef…
parody
mimicking
65 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
assonance
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
A story or visual image with a second distict meaning partial…
the repetition of the same sounds--usually initial consonants…
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 or visual image with a second distict meaning partial…
30 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Paradox
Concession
Deductive Reasoning
reference to a well-known person, place, event, or piece of l…
contrary to expectations, existing beliefs, perceived opinion…
acknowledgement of legitimacy or validity of counterarguments…
conclusion is based on the concordance of multiple premises t…
Allusion
reference to a well-known person, place, event, or piece of l…
Paradox
contrary to expectations, existing beliefs, perceived opinion…
50 terms
AP Language and Composition: Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Allegory
Aphorism
Ellipsis
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
A terse statement which expresses a general truth or moral pr…
The deliberate omission of a word or phrase from prose done f…
Allusion
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
Allegory
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
23 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
"I want my money right now right here.."
"Twinkle, twinkle, little star how I w…
"When I give, I give myself".
"Without looking, without making a sou…
anaphora
apostrophe
anadiplosis
asyndeton
"I want my money right now right here.."
anaphora
"Twinkle, twinkle, little star how I w…
apostrophe
16 terms
AP Language and Composition- Rhetorical devices
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 inference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings either unintentional of a word, phrase,…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition- Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Analogy
Apostrophe
Metaphor
A reference to a well-known piece of literature or historical…
Showing shared characteristics between objects using a logica…
An exclamatory passage in a speech or poem addressed to a per…
A direct poetic comparison between one thing and another. Por…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known piece of literature or historical…
Analogy
Showing shared characteristics between objects using a logica…
30 terms
Rhetorical Devices AP Language and Composition
Sentential adverb
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
A word or short phrase interrupting syntax to add emphasis to…
Omitting conjunctions for emphasis
The use of conjunctions between each word/phrase/clause
Deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actu…
Sentential adverb
A word or short phrase interrupting syntax to add emphasis to…
Asyndeton
Omitting conjunctions for emphasis
27 terms
AP Language and Composition - Rhetorical Devices
Euphemism
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Trope
Polite, Indirect expressions which replace words and phrases…
A figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one t…
A figure of speech which allows a part of speak for a whole o…
Figures of speech with an unexpected twist in the meaning of…
Euphemism
Polite, Indirect expressions which replace words and phrases…
Metonymy
A figure of speech consisting of the use of the name of one t…
11 terms
AP Language and Composition: Rhetorical Devices
asyndeton
polysyndeton
anaphora
zeugma
lack of conjunctions between coordinate... phrases, clauses, or…
the repetition of conjunctions in a series... of coordinate word…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the... beginning of succes…
two different words linked to a verb or an... adjective which is…
asyndeton
lack of conjunctions between coordinate... phrases, clauses, or…
polysyndeton
the repetition of conjunctions in a series... of coordinate word…
61 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
adumbrate
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
adumbrate
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow.
alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
50 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anacoluthon
The recurrence of initial consonant sounds.
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event.
Involves repeating a word or expression while adding more det…
Finishing a sentence with a different grammatical structure f…
Alliteration
The recurrence of initial consonant sounds.
Allusion
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event.
32 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Anastrophe
repitition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
repitition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
repition of the same word or groups of words at the beginning…
inversion of the natural or usual word order
Alliteration
repitition of initial or medial consonants in two or more adj…
Anadiplosis
repitition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
56 terms
Ap Language and Composition - Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Analogy
Repetition of constant sound at the beginning or in the middl…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
A comparison in which a thing is inferred to be similar to an…
Alliteration
Repetition of constant sound at the beginning or in the middl…
Allusion
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
Sentential Adverb
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause…
deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actu…
Sentential Adverb
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
Asyndeton
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
16 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical devices
Conceit
Zeugma
Metonymy
Synecdoche
A figure of speech intended to surprise readers by cleverness
A figure of speech where a word applies to multiple parts of…
A well-known word that is used to stand in for another word.…
A figure or speech that adds visual imagery of the passage an…
Conceit
A figure of speech intended to surprise readers by cleverness
Zeugma
A figure of speech where a word applies to multiple parts of…
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
rhetoric
analogy
antithesis
appeal to authority
The art of effective communication, especially persuasive dis…
A comparison to a directly parallel case, arguing that a clai…
A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases or…
A type of logical fallacy in which the writer or speaker seek…
rhetoric
The art of effective communication, especially persuasive dis…
analogy
A comparison to a directly parallel case, arguing that a clai…
35 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
Connotation
Assonance
Alliteration
Colloquial Diction
Definition: Meanings or associations that readers have with a…
Definition: two or more words close to one another repeating…
Definition: Repetition of the same sound beginning several wo…
Definition: The use of slang or informalities in speech or wr…
Connotation
Definition: Meanings or associations that readers have with a…
Assonance
Definition: two or more words close to one another repeating…
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
AP Language Composition Rhetorical Devices
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
Anastrophe
use of repetition of parts of a sentence to show a similarity…
Two or more parts of a sentence that are equal in structure,…
two contrasting ideas put in the same sentence... "you are easy…
switching the subject-verb format of a sentence... aka talking l…
Parallelism
use of repetition of parts of a sentence to show a similarity…
Isocolon
Two or more parts of a sentence that are equal in structure,…
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
Sentential Adverb
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause…
deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actu…
Sentential Adverb
a single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
Asyndeton
consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
22 terms
AP Language & Composition (Rhetorical Devices)
Allusion
Anaphora
Anadiplosis
Antistrophe or Epistrophe
an indirect reference to any person, place, or thing (literar…
"Every day, every night, in every way, I am getting better an…
"This treatment plant has a record of uncommon reliability, a…
"The cars do not sell because the engineering is inferior, th…
Allusion
an indirect reference to any person, place, or thing (literar…
Anaphora
"Every day, every night, in every way, I am getting better an…
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
41 terms
Rhetorical Devices - AP Language & Composition
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
Analogy
passing reference or indirect mention
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at the be…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allusion
passing reference or indirect mention
Amplification
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
26 terms
25 MORE Rhetorical Devices for AP Language and Composition
Imperative sentence
Irony
Verbal irony
Dramatic irony
Issues a command (Example: Kick the ball now!)
A contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and what is…
When you say something and mean the opposite/something differ…
When the audience of a drama, play, movie, etc. knows somethi…
Imperative sentence
Issues a command (Example: Kick the ball now!)
Irony
A contrast or discrepancy between what is stated and what is…
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