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48 terms
AP English Language
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Claim
Trustworthiness of the writer
Using logic or reasoning to persuade
Quality or use of emotion
What is being proven
Ethos
Trustworthiness of the writer
Logos
Using logic or reasoning to persuade
392 terms
AP English Language and Composition Comprehensive Vocabulary List
assertion
clarity
cogent
coherent
a declaration or statement
clearness in thought or expression
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
assertion
a declaration or statement
clarity
clearness in thought or expression
20 terms
AP English Language #12
diatribe
inhibition
fortuitous
incoherent
bitter criticism
restraint
accidental
disjointed
diatribe
bitter criticism
inhibition
restraint
20 terms
AP English Language #6
affluent
feasible
discern
sally
rich
possible
perceive
suddenly rush forth
affluent
rich
feasible
possible
20 terms
AP English Language #4
alacrity
disdain
belligerent
intimidate
briskness, lively action
contempt
warlike
to overawe
alacrity
briskness, lively action
disdain
contempt
20 terms
AP English Language #2
laconic
throng
intrepid
accost
expressing much in few words
crowd
brave
to approach and speak to
laconic
expressing much in few words
throng
crowd
24 terms
AP English Language: Schemes
Parallelism
Isocolon
Tricolon
Antithesis
Similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, as in…
Sentence consisting of three parts of equal importance and le…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Parallelism
Similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Isocolon
Use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, as in…
14 terms
AP English Language Vocab.
Ironic
Pointed
Arch
Ornamental
Use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
Sharp, cutting; obviously directed at a particular person
Mischievous, roguish
Decorative, embellished
Ironic
Use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
Pointed
Sharp, cutting; obviously directed at a particular person
42 terms
AP English Language Vocabulay
palisades
procure
providence
loath
a large pointed stake set in the ground to form a fence used…
to obtain something with care or effort
the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power
reluctant; unwilling
palisades
a large pointed stake set in the ground to form a fence used…
procure
to obtain something with care or effort
20 terms
AP English Language #1
voracious
indiscriminate
eminent
steeped
desiring or consuming great quantities
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation, outstanding
soaked, drenched, saturated
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
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…
AP English Language
Turbulent
Nemesis
Commodity
Revile
Characterized by conflict, chaos, and disorder
A long standing enemy or rival
A raw material or agricultural product that can be bought and…
Criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting something
Turbulent
Characterized by conflict, chaos, and disorder
Nemesis
A long standing enemy or rival
21 terms
AP English Language
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
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.
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
29 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
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…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
27 terms
AP English | Figurative Language
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
repetition of initial consonant sound of several consecutive…
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
involves a direct contrast of structurally parallel word grou…
a form of personification in which the absent or dead are spo…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sound of several consecutive…
allusion
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
100 terms
AP English language Glossary
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…
20 terms
AP English Language #11
inundate
fruitless
poignant
garbled
to flood
useless
moving, painful to the feelings
confused, mixed up
inundate
to flood
fruitless
useless
14 terms
AP English Language Schemes
Alliteration
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Asyndeton
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.... ex. [A]sk not what your…
Omission of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses,…
Alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
Anaphora
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
20 terms
AP English Language #3
loathe
reprimand
lackluster
caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
loathe
to hate
reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
20 terms
AP English Language #7
inplacable
paroxysm
reprehensible
jurisdiction
cannot be pacified, inexorable
a fit, sudden outburst
worthy of blame
power, range of authority
inplacable
cannot be pacified, inexorable
paroxysm
a fit, sudden outburst
49 terms
AP English Language and Composition Terms
Argument
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Devices
Rhetorical Modes
A formal variety mode of writing that offers reasons for or a…
The art of using words effectively in speaking or writing. It…
Tools that writers use to convey meaning. Some examples inclu…
Strategies for writing may include the overall pattern of the…
Argument
A formal variety mode of writing that offers reasons for or a…
Rhetoric
The art of using words effectively in speaking or writing. It…
10 terms
AP English Language: Logic
Logic
Argument
Premises
Validity
Study of methods for evaluating whether the premises of an ar…
A sentence which has a yes or no answer
What supports the conclusions of an argument; the evidence
If it's impossible for the premises to be true and the conclu…
Logic
Study of methods for evaluating whether the premises of an ar…
Argument
A sentence which has a yes or no answer
135 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
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…
50 terms
AP English Language
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…
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…
100 terms
AP English Language Glossary
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…
21 terms
AP English Language: Fallacies
Affirming the consequent
Joint effect
Coincidental correlation
Complex causation
If p then q. Q therefore p (fallacy)
One thing is told to cause another when in fact both are caus…
When an author assumes since one thing follows another it was…
Identifies one causes when in fact there are many causes (cas…
Affirming the consequent
If p then q. Q therefore p (fallacy)
Joint effect
One thing is told to cause another when in fact both are caus…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intention or unintentional, or…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
46 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allegory
Analogy
Anaphora
Anastrophe
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
one of the devices of repetition in which the same expression…
the inversion of the usual order of the parts of a sentence.…
Allegory
a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Analogy
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
38 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allusion
Allusion
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
A figure of speech that makes a reference to a historical or…
Used to secure resonant emotional effect from the association…
An exaggeration
Used to heighten effect; may be used for humor
Allusion
A figure of speech that makes a reference to a historical or…
Allusion
Used to secure resonant emotional effect from the association…
20 terms
AP English Language #5
rampant
inane
ethics
concur
going unchecked, widespread
foolish
code of principles
agree
rampant
going unchecked, widespread
inane
foolish
39 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
a piece of narration or description that can be read on sever…
repetition of the initial sound in a line, sentence, or phrase
a reference to a biblical, historical, literary or mythologic…
any comparison between two things otherwise unlike. (everythi…
allegory
a piece of narration or description that can be read on sever…
alliteration
repetition of the initial sound in a line, sentence, or phrase
20 terms
AP English Language #10
inclement
peruse
premonition
desist
unfavorable, stormy
to read carefully
forewarning
cease
inclement
unfavorable, stormy
peruse
to read carefully
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
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…
62 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
allegory
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
46 terms
AP English Language Terms
Allegory
Analogy
Anaphora
Anastrophe
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
one of the devices of repetition in which the same expression…
the inversion of the usual order of the parts of a sentence... E…
Allegory
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Analogy
a process of reasoning that assumes if the two subjects share…
20 terms
AP English Language Biblical Allusions
Alpha and Omega
Armageddon
blind leading the blind
Cain and Abel/brother's keeper
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
MEANING: one of little experience teaching or showing someone…
MEANING: to indicate someone avoiding responsibility for the…
Alpha and Omega
MEANING: The beginning and the end... ORIGIN: from Revelations i…
Armageddon
MEANING: used to refer to any final conflict on a great scale…
50 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in such a…
Deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in or…
Alliteration
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
13 terms
AP English Language 2
Apprehension
Copious
Gratify
Clamor
Fear of what may happen in the future; anxiety
Large in quantity; plentiful
To satisfy or indulge
Confused, insistent shouting
Apprehension
Fear of what may happen in the future; anxiety
Copious
Large in quantity; plentiful
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
69 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
The correspondence or resemblance between two things that are…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Allusion
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
8 terms
AP English Language
Vault
Alight
Conjurer
Disposition
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
To descend and come to rest
One who performs magic; sorcerer
One's general way of feeling or thinking
Vault
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
Alight
To descend and come to rest
148 terms
AP English Language Terms
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
(Latin) means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is…
a narrative, whether in prose or verse, in which the agents a…
Is the repetition of a speech sound in a sequence of nearby w…
Is a passing reference, without explicit identification, to a…
Ad Hominem
(Latin) means "against the man". As the name suggests, it is…
Allegory
a narrative, whether in prose or verse, in which the agents a…
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
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…
78 terms
AP English Language Terms
Meter
Metaphor
Metonymy
Mood
a rhythm of accented and unaccented syllables which are organ…
figure of speech with an implied or hidden comparison between…
figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the n…
a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in r…
Meter
a rhythm of accented and unaccented syllables which are organ…
Metaphor
figure of speech with an implied or hidden comparison between…
28 terms
Ap English Language: Tones
Didactic
Diffident
Effusive
Elegiac
Intended for teaching or conveying instruction and information
Modest or shy; lacking self-confidence
Expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an…
A poetic mournful quality
Didactic
Intended for teaching or conveying instruction and information
Diffident
Modest or shy; lacking self-confidence
32 terms
AP English Language Glossary
Connotation
Denotation
Imagery
Allusion
The interpretive level or word based on it's associated image…
...
...
A reference contained in a work.... Example:
Connotation
The interpretive level or word based on it's associated image…
Denotation
...
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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