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60 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
66 terms
AP Language & Composition Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Apostrophe
Antecedent
Oxymoron
Didactic
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
Figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contrad…
Literally means "teaching"
Apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
64 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
passive voice
active voice
ad hominem argument
allegory
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
passive voice
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
active voice
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
34 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
allegory
alliteration
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
100 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
134 terms
AP Language and Composition Review
allusion
paralipsis
metaphor
aphorism
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using l…
a concise statement of a truth or principle (The early bird g…
allusion
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
paralipsis
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
12 terms
AP Language and Composition
ad hominem
allegory
alliteration
allusion
attacks the person rather than the argument
characters have 1:1 correspondence with idea; moral truth the…
succession of consonant sounds in beginning of words
direct or indirect reference to real or fictional person, pla…
ad hominem
attacks the person rather than the argument
allegory
characters have 1:1 correspondence with idea; moral truth the…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Tropes
Tropes
Metaphor
Simile
Synecdoche
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
--explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature
--figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole
Tropes
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
Metaphor
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
38 terms
AP Language and Composition
Schemes
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
similarity not only of structure but of length
the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Schemes
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
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AP language and composition Rhetoric:
rhetorical mode
rhetorical purpose
rhetorical techniques
forensic arguments
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
the devices used in effective or persuasive language
arguments about the past
rhetorical mode
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
rhetorical purpose
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
100 terms
Hoop-AP 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…
58 terms
AP Language & Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusions
ambiguity
A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstra…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstra…
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
A type of composition (or, more commonly, a part of a composi…
allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
29 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
analogy
antecedent
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
asks the reader to think about the correspondence or resemble…
a preceding occurrence or cause; the grammatical term for the…
allegory
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 3
Elegiac
Epigram
Ethos
Figurative language:
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
A brief witty statement.
A Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
The use of tropes or figures of speech; going beyond literal…
Elegiac
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
Epigram
A brief witty statement.
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Vocabulary
rhetoric
the rhetorical situation
S.O.A.P.S.
parallelism
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the context in which the communication takes place
subject, occasion, audience, purpose, and speaker
use of components in a sentence that are grammatically and st…
rhetoric
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the rhetorical situation
the context in which the communication takes place
100 terms
AP Language and Composition
abate
aberration
abet
abscond
to reduce in degree or intensity (typically intransitive)
the fact or an instance of deviating especially from a moral…
to actively second or encourage (as an activity or plan)
to go away and take something that does not belong to you
abate
to reduce in degree or intensity (typically intransitive)
aberration
the fact or an instance of deviating especially from a moral…
19 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 5
Paradox
Scheme
Parody
Sentence variety
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
A piece that imitates and exaggerates the prominent features…
Using a variety of sentence patterns to create a desired effe…
Paradox
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
Scheme
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
83 terms
AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION TERMS
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Ad hominem
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
Allegory
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 4
Satire
Parallelism
Pathos
Persona
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
A Greek term that refers to suffering but has come to be asso…
The speaker, voice, or character assumed by the author of a p…
Satire
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
Parallelism
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
65 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
the repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in su…
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
alliteration
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 2
Bias
Aphorism
Claim
Close Reading
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
An assertion usually supported by evidence.
A careful reading that is attentive to organization, figurati…
Bias
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
Aphorism
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
98 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
brazen
compunction
din
edict
shameless or impudent
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
a loud, confusing noise
a proclamation, decree, or command
brazen
shameless or impudent
compunction
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience caused b…
17 terms
AP Language & Composition: Syntax
Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Exclamatory
A sentence that makes a statement.
A sentence that gives a command.
A sentence that asks a question
A sentence that provides emphasis or expresses strong... emotion.
Declarative
A sentence that makes a statement.
Imperative
A sentence that gives a command.
60 terms
Ap Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
100 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
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.
20 terms
AP Language of Composition Chapter 2
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 a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or fictiti…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition 3
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
35 terms
AP Language and Composition
allegory
analogy
clause
tone
a short moral story
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity
a separate section... A grammatical unit that contains both a su…
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
allegory
a short moral story
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity
20 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
21 terms
AP Language & Composition: Syntax
Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Exclamatory
A sentence that makes a statement.
A sentence that gives a command.
A sentence that asks a question
A sentence that provides emphasis or expresses strong... emotion.
Declarative
A sentence that makes a statement.
Imperative
A sentence that gives a command.
65 terms
AP Language and Composition
Ad hominem
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
Alliteration
Allusion
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
brief reference to a person, event, or place or to a work of…
Ad hominem
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
11 terms
AP Language & Composition Figurative Language Vocabulary
allegory
colloquial expression
euphemism
figure of speech
a story in which the people, places and things represent gene…
words and phrases used in everyday speech but avoided in form…
the use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but also les…
a word or expression that is not mean to be interpreted in th…
allegory
a story in which the people, places and things represent gene…
colloquial expression
words and phrases used in everyday speech but avoided in form…
38 terms
AP Language Composition Vocabulary
Ad Hominem
Absolute
Anaphora
Anecdote
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
categorical
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
Absolute
categorical
39 terms
AP Language+ Composition: Fallacies
What are the three broad categories of…
inductive conclusion that leaps to inc…
assuming a conclusion in the statement…
"to the man" a form of ignoring the qu…
bad proof, proof conclusion (casualty), wrong number of choices
hasty generalization
begging the question
Ad Hominem
What are the three broad categories of…
bad proof, proof conclusion (casualty), wrong number of choices
inductive conclusion that leaps to inc…
hasty generalization
AP Language and Composition
Oxymoron
Paradox
Mock Heroic
Cliche
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms ap…
a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently…
imitating the style of heroic literature in order to satirize…
a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays a lack of or…
Oxymoron
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms ap…
Paradox
a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently…
12 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others.
having mixed feelings about someone or something.
having an angle or angles.
making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights…
Altruistic
unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others.
Ambivalent
having mixed feelings about someone or something.
7 terms
AP Language and Composition- Sentence Types
Comma Splice
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
Cumulative Sentence
Two independent clauses separated by a comma instead of a per…
A sentence that contains at least two independent clauses
A sentence that contains at least one independent clause and…
An independent clause followed by a series of subordinate con…
Comma Splice
Two independent clauses separated by a comma instead of a per…
Compound Sentence
A sentence that contains at least two independent clauses
38 terms
AP Language & Composition Chapter 3
ad hominem
ad populum
appeal to false authority
argument
A fallacy that refers to the specific diversionary tactic of…
Also known as the bandwagon appeal, this fallacy occurs when…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
A fallacy that refers to the specific diversionary tactic of…
ad populum
Also known as the bandwagon appeal, this fallacy occurs when…
98 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms.
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
Repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
25 terms
AP Language and Composition- Grammar
Adverb
Adjective
Absolute Adjectives
Antecedent
A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
A word that modifies a noun
An adjective with a meaning that is generally not capable of…
The noun or noun phrase that a pronoun refers to... "I went to a…
Adverb
A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
Adjective
A word that modifies a noun
90 terms
AP Language and Composition 2015
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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