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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.
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
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
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
26 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Antimetabole
The repetition of the final word(s) of a preceding clause.
The same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginn…
The typical order of the sentence is exchanged. Changing the…
Repetition in reverse order. A+B=B+A
Anadiplosis
The repetition of the final word(s) of a preceding clause.
Anaphora
The same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginn…
10 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Thesis
Bias
Call to Action
Anecdote
The central claim and overall purpose of a work
a predisposition or subjective opinion
Writing that urges readers to action or promote a change.
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident, inten…
Thesis
The central claim and overall purpose of a work
Bias
a predisposition or subjective opinion
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story element to symboli…
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 element to symboli…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
9 terms
AP English Language: Rhetorical Devices
Rhetoric
Anecdote
Allusion
Concession
technique of using language effectively and persuasively in s…
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of histo…
a literary device used in argumentative writing where one ack…
Rhetoric
technique of using language effectively and persuasively in s…
Anecdote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
23 terms
AP English Language-Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
Aa brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of lite…
A character's view of events
Concise statement to summarize a belief
Direct opposition between things compared
Anecdote
Aa brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of lite…
Perspective
A character's view of events
17 terms
Rhetorical Devices AP English Language
Rhetorical Devices
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
A technique that a speaker uses to convey to the audience a m…
Credibility or ethical appeal... Means convincingly by the chara…
Means persuading by appealing to the reader's emotions.
Logical... Means persuading by the use of reasoning through the…
Rhetorical Devices
A technique that a speaker uses to convey to the audience a m…
Ethos
Credibility or ethical appeal... Means convincingly by the chara…
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AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
chiasmus
anaphora
antecedent
conceit
A rhetorical strategy of relating two or more clauses through…
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
The noun, noun phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
An extended metaphor, often with complex logic, that governs…
chiasmus
A rhetorical strategy of relating two or more clauses through…
anaphora
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
33 terms
AP English Language (Rhetorical Devices)
Parallel Structure
Antithesis
Asyndeton
Epistrophe
Uses the same kinds of words or phrases within one sentence.
Establishes a clear, contrasting relationship between two ide…
Writing style that omits conjunctions between words, phrases,…
Repetition of word or phrase at the end of successful clauses.
Parallel Structure
Uses the same kinds of words or phrases within one sentence.
Antithesis
Establishes a clear, contrasting relationship between two ide…
30 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Trope
Scheme
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Manipulation with the meaning of words
Play on the structure of the words
using a part of a physical object to represent the whole of a…
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Trope
Manipulation with the meaning of words
Scheme
Play on the structure of the words
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Rhetorical Devices AP English Language
Allusion
Zeugma
Analogy
Simile
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A general term describing when one part of speech (most often…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
An explicit comparison between two things using 'like' or 'as.'
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Zeugma
A general term describing when one part of speech (most often…
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.
34 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Antithesis
Aphorism
Circumlocution
Synecdoche
Juxtaposing contrasting words or ideas in parallel structure…
A terse saying embodying the general truth. Ex: "The simplest…
The use of an unnecessary large number of words to express an…
Using a part of something in reference to a whole. Ex: "Look…
Antithesis
Juxtaposing contrasting words or ideas in parallel structure…
Aphorism
A terse saying embodying the general truth. Ex: "The simplest…
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
15 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
expletive
parallelism
antithesis
anaphora
Indeed; in fact
I came. I saw. I conquered.
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.…
To think on death it is a misery, / To think on life it is a…
expletive
Indeed; in fact
parallelism
I came. I saw. I conquered.
84 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
68 terms
AP English Language & Comp: Rhetoric Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Apostrophe
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
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Rhetorical Devices- AP English Language and Composition
Loose (Cumulative) Sentence
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Understatement
main clause is presented, followed by other phrases/reasons (…
written or spoken reference to another text
last word or phrase of a sentence is the same as the first wo…
playing down of a situation in order to make a point
Loose (Cumulative) Sentence
main clause is presented, followed by other phrases/reasons (…
Allusion
written or spoken reference to another text
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AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Amplification
Anacoluthon
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
An expansion of detail to clarify a point: "We few, we happy…
A sudden break in a sentence's grammatical structure: "So, th…
Repetition of words, especially located at the end of one phr…
Repetition of one or more words at the head of consecutive ph…
Amplification
An expansion of detail to clarify a point: "We few, we happy…
Anacoluthon
A sudden break in a sentence's grammatical structure: "So, th…
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Rhetorical Devices (AP Language)
tropes
schemes
pun
metaphor
Meaning is altered from the usual or expected kinds. (puns, m…
WORD ORDER is altered from the usual or expected. Schemes are…
a play on the meaning of words
an implied comparison between two unlike things
tropes
Meaning is altered from the usual or expected kinds. (puns, m…
schemes
WORD ORDER is altered from the usual or expected. Schemes are…
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Rhetorical Devices - AP Language
chiasmus
antithesis
epistrophe
apostrophe
the repetition of ideas in inverted order; the repetition of…
juxtoposition of contrasting words or ideas (often, but not a…
ending a series of lines, phrases, clauses or sentences with…
breaking off a discourse to address some person or personifie…
chiasmus
the repetition of ideas in inverted order; the repetition of…
antithesis
juxtoposition of contrasting words or ideas (often, but not a…
83 terms
AP Language & Comp Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
A work that functions on a symbolic level
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
96 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
the opposite of passive voice, the active voice is essentiall…
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
The repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
A reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
the opposite of passive voice, the active voice is essentiall…
Ad Hominem
This is an attack on the person rather than the issues at han…
41 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
allusion
amplification
analogy
anaphora
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
amplification
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
48 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Declarative sentence
Aphorism
Persona
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
a statement of truth or opinion expressed in a concise and wi…
a voice or an assumed role of a character that represents the…
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Declarative sentence
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
16 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Parallelism
Antithesis
Anaphora
Juxtaposition
Definition: Sentence construction which places equal grammati…
Definition: Placing contrasts side by side, usually in parall…
Definition: Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the be…
Definition: Placing close together or side by side, especiall…
Parallelism
Definition: Sentence construction which places equal grammati…
Antithesis
Definition: Placing contrasts side by side, usually in parall…
38 terms
Bell - AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
denotation
didactic
ellipsis
epiphany
literal or dictionary meaning of a word in contrast to its co…
overloaded with informative or realistic matter and are marke…
"..."
means "appearance" or "manifestation"; that moment in the sto…
denotation
literal or dictionary meaning of a word in contrast to its co…
didactic
overloaded with informative or realistic matter and are marke…
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AP ENGLISH language and composition rhetorical devices
anadiplosis
analogy
anaphora
anastrophe
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
repetition of a word or phrase as the beginning of successive…
Inversion of the natural or usual word order
anadiplosis
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
85 terms
AP English Language and Composition rhetoric devices
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
allusion
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man". This argument…
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 that is presumabl…
ad hominem argument
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man". This argument…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
110 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
The A Priori Argument
Actions have Consequences
The Ad Hominem Argument
The Affective Fallacy
Also, Rationalization; Proof Texting. A corrupt argument from…
The contemporary fallacy of a person in power falsely describ…
The fallacy of attempting to refute an argument by attacking…
A fallacy of Pathos, that one's emotions, urges or "feelings"…
The A Priori Argument
Also, Rationalization; Proof Texting. A corrupt argument from…
Actions have Consequences
The contemporary fallacy of a person in power falsely describ…
37 terms
AP ENGLISH language and composition rhetorical devices
anadiplosis
analogy
anaphora
anastrophe
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
repetition of a word or phrase as the beginning of successive…
Inversion of the natural or usual word order
anadiplosis
repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginning of…
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
33 terms
AP English Language: Finals Rhetoric Devices
rhetoric
diction
syntax
lexicon
art of persuasion
word choice
arrangement of words
personal vocabulary
rhetoric
art of persuasion
diction
word choice
84 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
19 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antithesis
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Analogy
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
180 terms
AP Language--Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad hominem
Adage (AD-idge)
Allegory
(n) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship o…
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
Abstract
(n) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship o…
Ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
86 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
33 terms
AP English Language: Glossary of terms (Rhetorical Devices)
Alliteration
Anecdote
Antecedent
Allusion
The repetition of sounds, initial consonant sounds in two or…
A short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun; found i…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is commonly…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, initial consonant sounds in two or…
Anecdote
A short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition rhetorical devices
rhetoric
allegory
allusion
analogy
the choices the writer makes in his writing
the figurative conveyance of an abstract symbol through tangi…
the mention of or reference to something, especially somethin…
a comparative relationship between two like things (ex: a bla…
rhetoric
the choices the writer makes in his writing
allegory
the figurative conveyance of an abstract symbol through tangi…
83 terms
AP Language & Comp Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
A work that functions on a symbolic level
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
30 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Anaphora
Antithesis
Ethos
indirect reference to famous events or characters from histor…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
juxtaposition of two contrasting ideas
appeals to the audience's sense of morals or principles
Allusion
indirect reference to famous events or characters from histor…
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
90 terms
AP English Language and Composition Exam: Rhetorical Devices
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…
106 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Abstract Language
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
describes ideas and qualities, rather than observable or spec…
attack on one's opponent, rather than the opponent's argument
symbolic story that has a second meaning beneath the surface…
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
Abstract Language
describes ideas and qualities, rather than observable or spec…
Ad Hominem
attack on one's opponent, rather than the opponent's argument
29 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, place, or to a work of ar…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order... - Ask not what your coun…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, place, or to a work of ar…
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Use of character and/or story elements symbolically.
Repetition of consonant sounds of at the beginning of multipl…
A reference to something that is commonly known.
Multiple meanings.
Allegory
Use of character and/or story elements symbolically.
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds of at the beginning of multipl…
78 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices Definitions
Allegory
Allusion
Damning with faint praise
Metonymy
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
A statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
An idiom for words that condemn by offering praise that is to…
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Allegory
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
Allusion
A statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
35 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Devices
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Ambiguity
Antecedent
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Aphorism
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
AP Language: Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Ambiguity
Metonymy
Zeugma
An expression designed to call something to light without men…
A word or expression that can be understood in two or more po…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
A word applies to two other words in different senses
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to light without men…
Ambiguity
A word or expression that can be understood in two or more po…
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