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27 terms
AP Lang Rhetorical Language
Syntax
Diction
Trope
Synecdoche
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed se…
The choice and use of words and phrases in so each or writing…
A figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression ... Pu…
A literary device in which a part of something is represents…
Syntax
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed se…
Diction
The choice and use of words and phrases in so each or writing…
35 terms
Rhetorical language (AP Lang)
anaphora
antecedent
antimetabole
antithesis
repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
the noun to which a later pronoun refers
the repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a con…
parallel structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas
anaphora
repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
antecedent
the noun to which a later pronoun refers
44 terms
AP English Lang Rhetoric
abstract
ad hominem argument
ad populum argument
allusion
means that it isn't physical it is an idea or thought ... ex: lo…
it is an argument that is a personal attack and is completely…
it is an argument that appeals to the masses. Tend to appeal…
a reference to something in history that was important ... ex: t…
abstract
means that it isn't physical it is an idea or thought ... ex: lo…
ad hominem argument
it is an argument that is a personal attack and is completely…
29 terms
AP English Lang rhetorical terms
allegory
allusion
anaphora
anecdote
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
21 terms
Rhetoric Vocabulary (AP English/Lang)
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
Concession
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
AP English Language Rhetoric
zeugma
rhetorical question
personification
Periodic Sentence
USe of two different words in a grammatically similar way but…
Figure of speech in the form of a question posed for rhetoric…
Attribution of a lifelike quality to an inanimate object or i…
Sentence whose main clause is withheld until the end.
zeugma
USe of two different words in a grammatically similar way but…
rhetorical question
Figure of speech in the form of a question posed for rhetoric…
74 terms
AP English Lang Rhetoric Terms
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…
16 terms
AP English: Language & Rhetoric
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of research
directed to or appealing to feelings/prejudices instead of to…
proverb containing a truth, often using metaphorical language
story with a second meaning beneath the surface
abstract
abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of research
ad hominem
directed to or appealing to feelings/prejudices instead of to…
32 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric
argument
Aristotle
audience
claim
a persuasive discourse; a coherent and considered movement fr…
defined the rhetorical triangle; all the elements are interco…
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text
a proposition; states the argument's main idea or position
argument
a persuasive discourse; a coherent and considered movement fr…
Aristotle
defined the rhetorical triangle; all the elements are interco…
13 terms
Rhetoric Devices - AP English Lang
allusion
anaphora
epistrophe
analogy
brief indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or idea o…
deliberate repetition of the first part of a sentence ... (Every…
repetition of the same world/phrase at the end of a sentence/…
comparison were an idea is compared to something different.…
allusion
brief indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or idea o…
anaphora
deliberate repetition of the first part of a sentence ... (Every…
150 terms
AP English Lang & Comp ~ Rhetorical Devices
Adage
Adage
Allegory
Allegory
An ancient saying, brief and sometimes mysterious, that has b…
Ex. Not quantity but quality.
A sustained metaphor continued through whole sentences or eve…
Ex. The ship of state has sailed through rougher storms than…
Adage
An ancient saying, brief and sometimes mysterious, that has b…
Adage
Ex. Not quantity but quality.
13 terms
AP Lang Week #5 Rhetorical Language
thesis
theme
tone
trope
the sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses th…
Central message of a work; the insight it offers into life
The writers or speakers attitude toward the subject, characte…
an artful variation from expected modes of expression of thou…
thesis
the sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses th…
theme
Central message of a work; the insight it offers into life
21 terms
AP Lang Week #2 Rhetorical Language
complex sentence
compound sentence
conceit
context
A sentence with one independent clause and at least one depen…
a sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, o…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
The convergence of time, place, audience, and motivating fact…
complex sentence
A sentence with one independent clause and at least one depen…
compound sentence
a sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, o…
21 terms
AP Lang Week #3 Rhetorical Language
imagery
invective
verbal irony
situational irony
consists of words or phrases a writer uses to represent perso…
denunciatory were abusive language; discourse a cast blame on…
when the speaker says one thing more meaning the opposite
when a situation turns out differently from what one would ex…
imagery
consists of words or phrases a writer uses to represent perso…
invective
denunciatory were abusive language; discourse a cast blame on…
20 terms
AP Lang Week #4 Rhetorical Language
personification
polysyndeton
predicate adjective
predicate nominative
gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics
Opposite of asyndeton, used for rhetorical effect. Uses more…
One type of subject complement. An adjective, group of adject…
A second type of subject complement. A noun, group of nouns,…
personification
gives inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characteristics
polysyndeton
Opposite of asyndeton, used for rhetorical effect. Uses more…
20 terms
AP Lang Week #1 Rhetorical Language
adage
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
for familiar proverb or wise saying - The early bird gets the…
attacking the character of the arguer word rather than the ar…
Device of using character and or story elements symbolically…
The practice of the beginning several consecutive words with…
adage
for familiar proverb or wise saying - The early bird gets the…
ad hominem argument
attacking the character of the arguer word rather than the ar…
38 terms
AP English Lang & Comp Rhetoric
diction
syntax
style
tone
word choice
ordering of words in a sentence; sentence structure
manner of expression; how the author uses language to get his…
attitude, mood, or sentiments revealed by style; how the auth…
diction
word choice
syntax
ordering of words in a sentence; sentence structure
10 terms
AP Lang Rhetorical Terms: Figurative Language
Allusion
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
A reference to a person, place, event, or another passage of…
Using sensory details to create mental images.
A figure of speech using an implied comparison of seemingly u…
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
Allusion
A reference to a person, place, event, or another passage of…
Imagery
Using sensory details to create mental images.
20 terms
AP English Language- Rhetoric 1
rhetoric
diction
syntax
figures of speech
effective writing or speaking
author's word choice
sentence structure and grammar
descriptive language used in literature
rhetoric
effective writing or speaking
diction
author's word choice
AP Lang "Politics and the English Language"
Archaism
Chauvinistic
Conformity
Debase
Archaic
Excessive patriotism
Accordance
To reduce in value
Archaism
Archaic
Chauvinistic
Excessive patriotism
35 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Hyperbole
Understatement
Litotes
Antithesis
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less…
ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
an opposition or contrast of ideas is expressed by parallelis…
Hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
Understatement
a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less…
66 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
18 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Techniques
Rhetoric
apostrophe
rhetorical question
Chiasmus
study of the technique for using language effectively
-a direct and explicit address either to an absent (or dead)…
a statement that is not supposed to be answered
inversion in the second of two parallel phrases
Rhetoric
study of the technique for using language effectively
apostrophe
-a direct and explicit address either to an absent (or dead)…
AP Lang Rhetorical Terms "invective-picturesque language"
invective
irony
juxtaposition
litotes
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
the act or instance of placing two or more things side by sid…
understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the ne…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
irony
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
26 terms
AP Lang Rhetorical and Figurative Language Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A sustained metaphor continued through whole sentences or eve…
Repetition of the same letter or sound within nearby words. M…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A comparison in which similes and metaphors are use to compar…
Allegory
A sustained metaphor continued through whole sentences or eve…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same letter or sound within nearby words. M…
18 terms
AP lang. Week 1 Rhetorical language.
Synecdoche
Metaphor
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
A figure in speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
A figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to so…
Irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama…
Involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is…
Synecdoche
A figure in speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Metaphor
A figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to so…
32 terms
Rhetorical Terms (AP English Lang)
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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 of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
65 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Repetition of sounds
Direct or indirect reference to something which is commonly k…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds
19 terms
AP ENGLISH LANG- Rhetorical Terms
Allusion
Analogy
Antithesis
Ethos
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, place, event…
A process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
A direct juxtaposition of structurally parallel words, phrase…
establishing one's credibility with the audience by appearing…
Allusion
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, place, event…
Analogy
A process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
23 terms
AP Lang English Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Device of using character/story elements to symbolize an attr…
Repetition of sounds to reinforce meaning, unify ideas, suppl…
A direct or indirect reference to something historical, mythi…
Multiple meanings, intentional or not
Allegory
Device of using character/story elements to symbolize an attr…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds to reinforce meaning, unify ideas, suppl…
65 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Repetition of sounds
Direct or indirect reference to something which is commonly k…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
Using character or story elements symbolically to represent a…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds
35 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Hyperbole
Understatement
Litotes
Antithesis
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less…
ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
an opposition or contrast of ideas is expressed by parallelis…
Hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
Understatement
a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less…
77 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
Anastrophe
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the parallel el…
juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel structu…
inversion of natural word order.... Shakespeare's use of anastr…
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Isocolon
scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the parallel el…
67 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Absolute
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A word free from limitations or qualifications
The repetition of constant sounds in two or more neighboring…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly…
A similarity or comparison between two different things, or t…
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications
Alliteration
The repetition of constant sounds in two or more neighboring…
30 terms
AP English Lang Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Antimetabole
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
The initial repetition of beginning clauses in order to creat…
A scheme, in which words are repeated in different grammatica…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
Anadiplosis
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
40 terms
AP English/Lang Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Analogy
- Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of in…
- Figure of explication using a brief or casual reference to…
- Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or term…
- A kind of extended metaphor or long simile in which an expl…
Alliteration
- Figure of emphasis that occurs through the repetition of in…
Allusion
- Figure of explication using a brief or casual reference to…
28 terms
rhetorical devices ap english lang
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…
22 terms
The Language of Composition: AP Lang Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
Definition: repetition of the same sound beginning several wo…
Definition: brief reference to another person/event/literary…
Definition: repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning o…
Definition: repetition of words in reverse order
alliteration
Definition: repetition of the same sound beginning several wo…
allusion
Definition: brief reference to another person/event/literary…
15 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Terms
Argumentation
Assumption
Bias
Claim
Writing that attempts to prove the validity of a point of vie…
A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a concl…
A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issu…
Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing
Argumentation
Writing that attempts to prove the validity of a point of vie…
Assumption
A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a concl…
41 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Abstract Language
Active Voice
Ad hominem
Allusion
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
The subject of the sentence performs the action.
Latin for "against the man". When a writer personally attacks…
An indirect reference to something else important such as his…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action.
49 terms
AP English Language - Rhetoric Terms
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
48 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
absolute
adage
ad homenim argument
allusion
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best, all, u…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individuals character rather than hi…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best, all, u…
adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
32 terms
AP: English Language Rhetoric Terms
Connotation vs. Denotation
Pedantic vs. Simple
Monosyllabic vs. Polysyllabic
Euphonious vs. Cacophonic
Connotation are the ideas associated with a word and Denotati…
Pedantic is a pretentious concern for literal accuracy and fo…
Words with one syllable are Monosyllabic and words with many…
Euphonious is when words create sounds that are pleasing to t…
Connotation vs. Denotation
Connotation are the ideas associated with a word and Denotati…
Pedantic vs. Simple
Pedantic is a pretentious concern for literal accuracy and fo…
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
anacoluthon
anadiplosis
anaphora
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
"doubling back"; the rhetorical repetition of one or several…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
anacoluthon
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
12 terms
AP English Language: Rhetoric (A)
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Analogy
the repitition of initial consonant sounds of words
an indirect reference to something
a chronological inconsistency; when the author describes a th…
a comparison between two things based on some shared feature
Alliteration
the repitition of initial consonant sounds of words
Allusion
an indirect reference to something
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Devices
active voice
ad hominem
alliteration
allusion
any sentence with an active verb
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
the repitition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
active voice
any sentence with an active verb
ad hominem
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
ambiguity
analogy
anaphora
anecdote
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
one of the devices of repetition, in which the same expressio…
a short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
ambiguity
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
analogy
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
380 terms
AP English & Language Composition [Rhetoric]
Absurdity
Accumulatio
Acutezza
Ad hominem
The exaggeration of a point beyond belief.
The emphasis or summary of previously made points or inferenc…
Wit or wordplay used in rhetoric.
Appealing to one's prejudice, emotions, or special interest r…
Absurdity
The exaggeration of a point beyond belief.
Accumulatio
The emphasis or summary of previously made points or inferenc…
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Devices
active voice
ad hominem
alliteration
allusion
any sentence with an active verb
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
the repitition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
active voice
any sentence with an active verb
ad hominem
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
16 terms
History of the English Language - AP Lang
12,000 BC
4000 BC
False Start #1
43 AD
Ice Age lifts, NW Euros arrive in British Isles; Tribes arriv…
Proto-Indo Europeans migrate out of Armenia to Western Europe…
Gaelic language and Proto-Indo European exist in Britain but…
Romans arrive in Britain; Natives scatter to north and edges…
12,000 BC
Ice Age lifts, NW Euros arrive in British Isles; Tribes arriv…
4000 BC
Proto-Indo Europeans migrate out of Armenia to Western Europe…
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