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20 terms
AP English Language Review
Parallelism
Anaphora
Paradox
Asyndeton
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true
The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used
Parallelism
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
100 terms
AP English language Terms
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…
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
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…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
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…
49 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…
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…
34 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…
74 terms
AP English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
22 terms
AP English Language Historical Allusions
Attila
berserk
blarney
Casanova
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
MEANING: has also come to mean to placate with soft talk or t…
MEANING: a man who is amorously and gallantly attentive to wo…
Attila
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
berserk
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
20 terms
AP English Language Summer Vocabulary Quiz
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
An Anecdote is
Ethos, Logos, Pathos are
Author's distinguishing style, tone, p…
Lexical Ambiguity
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
Appeals
Voice
The fisherman went to the bank. This i…
Lexical Ambiguity
An Anecdote is
A brief story used to illustrate or make a point.
92 terms
AP English Language Vocal
ad hominem
ad populum
alliteration
allusion
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
The specific diversionary tactic of switching the argument fr…
ad populum
(bandwagon appeal) When evidence boils down to "everybody's d…
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…
50 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
48 terms
AP English Language Study Set
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Alagory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as the "Pete…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas) rather tha…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
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…
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…
34 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 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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
100 terms
AP English Language Terms
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…
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…
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…
34 terms
AP English Language Tone Vocabulary
Frivolous
Vexed
Zealous
Lackadaisical
lack of seriousness or sense
irritated or annoyed
full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, d…
lacking enthusiasm and determination
Frivolous
lack of seriousness or sense
Vexed
irritated or annoyed
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…
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…
22 terms
AP English Language Historical Allusions
Attila
berserk
blarney
Casanova
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
MEANING: has also come to mean to placate with soft talk or t…
MEANING: a man who is amorously and gallantly attentive to wo…
Attila
MEANING: barbarian, rough leader... ORIGIN: King of the Huns fro…
berserk
MEANING: destructively or frenetically violent, mental or emo…
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…
74 terms
AP English Language Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
34 terms
AP English Language Terms
diction
imagery
paradox
enumeration
word choice
word pictures designed to appeal to the senses
a seemingly contradictory statement that may actually express…
"It is true that this international union is a strong, milita…
diction
word choice
imagery
word pictures designed to appeal to the senses
32 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Avante Garde
an appeal to emotion.
an appeal to logic or reason.
an appeal to credibility or character.
The suggestion that using this product puts the user ahead of…
Pathos
an appeal to emotion.
Logos
an appeal to logic or reason.
75 terms
AP English Language Tone Words
abhorring
accusatory
aloof
ambivalence
to detest strongly; to find repugnant (disgusting); to loathe…
charging of wrongdoing; a declaration that another is at faul…
uninvolved or unwilling to become involved; distant physicall…
uncertainty or indecisiveness; simultaneous conflicting feeli…
abhorring
to detest strongly; to find repugnant (disgusting); to loathe…
accusatory
charging of wrongdoing; a declaration that another is at faul…
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…
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…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
direct or indirect reference to something that is known; book…
multiple meanings (intentional/unintentional) of a word, phra…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
repetition of sounds; initial consonant sounds; reinforces me…
67 terms
AP English Language - ETAI
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
a work that functions on a symbolic level
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
Allegory
a work that functions on a symbolic level
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
Ap English Language Terms
Aesthetic
Allegory
Analogy
Anastrophe
A guiding principle in matters of artistic beauty and taste;…
The expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and act…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
Normal word order is reversed or rearranged; same as intersion
Aesthetic
A guiding principle in matters of artistic beauty and taste;…
Allegory
The expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and act…
55 terms
AP English Language Terms
Analogy
Argument
Aristotelian appeals
Attitude
Explaining something complex by comparing it to something mor…
The combination of reasons, evidence, etc that an author uses…
Three different methods of appealing to an audience to convin…
The writer's personal views or feelings about the subject at…
Analogy
Explaining something complex by comparing it to something mor…
Argument
The combination of reasons, evidence, etc that an author uses…
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…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
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…
Ap English Language Vocabulary
Syndics
Plaited
Recompense
Rustic
A government administrator or magistrate
To intertwine in a pattern
Pay
Simple, unsophisticated
Syndics
A government administrator or magistrate
Plaited
To intertwine in a pattern
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…
25 terms
Ap English comp. and language
Elude
Arduous
Cacophony
Flommuck
To attract
Strenuous
Harsh mixture of sounds
Confused
Elude
To attract
Arduous
Strenuous
39 terms
AP English: Figurative Language
allegory
anaphora
antithesis
apostrophe
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
1. the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used ea…
a figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
a figure of speech in which some absent or nonexistent person…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
anaphora
1. the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used ea…
66 terms
AP English Language Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
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 literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
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