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AP English Rhetorical Terms
Tone
Deductive
Inductive
Premise
The general character or attitude of a piece of writing
Top Down, Starts with thesis/hypothesis and then is proven
Goes from General to Specific: Starts with a question and the…
Put forward as a truth but is opinion.
Tone
The general character or attitude of a piece of writing
Deductive
Top Down, Starts with thesis/hypothesis and then is proven
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AP English - Rhetoric Terms
narrative
description
definition
classification
telling a story
describing something
explaining the meaning of something
putting something into a category
narrative
telling a story
description
describing something
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AP English Rhetoric
Narrative
Argument
Example
Objective
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
The main statement of a poem, an essay, a short story, or a n…
an individual instance taken to be representative of a genera…
not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considerin…
Narrative
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
Argument
The main statement of a poem, an essay, a short story, or a n…
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AP ENGLISH EXAM RHETORIC
rhetoric
what does SOAPS stand for
what are the three rhetoric appeal
ethos
the art of persuasion
subject, occasion, audience, purpose, speak
ethos, pathos, logos
appeals to credibility
rhetoric
the art of persuasion
what does SOAPS stand for
subject, occasion, audience, purpose, speak
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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
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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
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Rhetorical AP english terms
euphemism
Truism
Synecdoche
Litotes
mild expression substituted for a harsher one. (passed away)
obvious truth, self evident. ("All cats are mammals.")
figure of speech where part is used for a whole or whole for…
deliberate use of an understatement. (A few unannounced quizz…
euphemism
mild expression substituted for a harsher one. (passed away)
Truism
obvious truth, self evident. ("All cats are mammals.")
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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…
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AP English Rhetoric Terms
Tone
Allusion
Syntax
Anaphora
attitude of a place, pieve of writing, situation, etc.
brief and indirect refrence to a person, place, thing/idea of…
arrangement of words and phrases to create well form sentence…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of a successi…
Tone
attitude of a place, pieve of writing, situation, etc.
Allusion
brief and indirect refrence to a person, place, thing/idea of…
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AP English Rhetoric Terms
Tone
Syllogism
Premise
Conclusion/claim
Attitude of a piece of writing/ towards a subject
If A=B and B=C then A=C
Opinion shown as the truth
Mini statement/fact usually at the end. Can show a realization
Tone
Attitude of a piece of writing/ towards a subject
Syllogism
If A=B and B=C then A=C
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AP English Rhetoric
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…
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AP English Rhetoric Vocabulary
Rhetorical Questions
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
is a question that you ask without expecting an answer. The q…
represents credibility or an ethical appeal which involves pe…
quality of an experience in life or a work of art that stirs…
a statement, sentence or argument used to convince or persuad…
Rhetorical Questions
is a question that you ask without expecting an answer. The q…
Ethos
represents credibility or an ethical appeal which involves pe…
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AP English Rhetoric Analysis
Context
Purpose
Bias
Thesis
time or place written
what writer wants to achieve
unreasonably hostile feelings or opinions about something
a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especi…
Context
time or place written
Purpose
what writer wants to achieve
AP English Rhetoric and Satire
visual rhetoric
ethos
pathos
logos
a form of communication that uses images to create meaning or…
credibility, ethical appeal, we tend to believe people whom w…
emotional, persuading by appealing to reader's emotions- mood…
logical, persuading by the use of reasoning- facts, numbers,…
visual rhetoric
a form of communication that uses images to create meaning or…
ethos
credibility, ethical appeal, we tend to believe people whom w…
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AP English III rhetoric
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
A single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
Consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
Use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause... Int…
Deliberately expresses an idea as less important than it actu…
Expletive
A single word or short phrase, usually interrupting normal sy…
Asyndeton
Consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
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AP English rhetoric
Allusion
Alliteration
Synecdoche
Metonymy
reference to something without directly mentioning it
repetition of a letter
when a part is substituted for a whole ... ex: "suit" to mean a…
the umbrella term for something ... ex: Cleveland for "Cleveland…
Allusion
reference to something without directly mentioning it
Alliteration
repetition of a letter
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AP English Rhetoric Notes
The Greeks
Isocrates
Plato
Aristotle
*A rhetor (Greek term for orator) was a citizen who regularly…
*Public speaker who distinguished himself from the Sophists (…
*Famously outlined differences between true and false rhetori…
*Famously set forth an extended treatise on rhetoric. ... *"rhet…
The Greeks
*A rhetor (Greek term for orator) was a citizen who regularly…
Isocrates
*Public speaker who distinguished himself from the Sophists (…
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AP English Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
A work that functions on a symbolic level. The allegorical me…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
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AP English 11 Rhetoric
ethos
logos
pathos
closed thesis
to show that they are credible and trustworthy
reason by offering clear, rational ideas
appeal to emotions, desires, values, and shared hopes or fears
a statement that previews the points the writer intends to ma…
ethos
to show that they are credible and trustworthy
logos
reason by offering clear, rational ideas
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AP English Rhetoric
rhetoric
speaker
audience
purpose
writing or speaking to persuade or impress an audience... ex) A…
The perspective and identity from which a text is explored.…
Specific group of people to which a speaker or writer intends…
What an author of speaker wants to accomplish with their text…
rhetoric
writing or speaking to persuade or impress an audience... ex) A…
speaker
The perspective and identity from which a text is explored.…
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AP English Rhetoric Devices
Allusion
example of allusion
ambiguity
example of ambiguity
a direct or indirect reference to something the reader is sup…
"plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Arc"
multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, of a…
"I rode a black horse while wearing red pajamas"
Allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something the reader is sup…
example of allusion
"plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Arc"
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AP English Rhetoric Terms
Active voice
Passive voice
Alter Ego
Anecdote
The subject of the sentence performs the action ... Ex. Anthony…
The subject of the sentence receives the action ... Ex. The car…
A character that is used by the author to speak the author's…
A brief recounting of a relevant episode. Often used to devel…
Active voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action ... Ex. Anthony…
Passive voice
The subject of the sentence receives the action ... Ex. The car…
AP English Rhetoric Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Literary Allusion
Historical Allusion
Repetition of consonant sounds
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
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AP English Rhetoric Terms
Anaphora
Anadipolsis
Antistrophe
Parallelism
The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
Repeats the last word of one phrase, clauses, or sentence at…
(Aka epistrophe) The repetition of the same word or words at…
Is a recurrent syntactical similarity... A repeating grammati…
Anaphora
The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
Anadipolsis
Repeats the last word of one phrase, clauses, or sentence at…
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AP English Rhetoric Exam
Avant Garde
Conservativism
Conventional
Explicit
innovative; new and unusual ideas or experimental ideas
"if it ain't broke, don't fix it"... wanted to preserve traditio…
(adj.) in line with accepted ideas or standards; trit
(adj) direct, clear, fully revealed; clearly depicting sex or…
Avant Garde
innovative; new and unusual ideas or experimental ideas
Conservativism
"if it ain't broke, don't fix it"... wanted to preserve traditio…
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AP English Rhetoric Vocab
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Context
Appeal Through Style
Appeal to Reason (logos)
the art of persuasion, or the art of speaking or writing well…
the circumstances in which a text is written, including the i…
a writer's attempt to influence readers by choosing words and…
the author's attempt to influence readers by means of logic,…
Rhetoric
the art of persuasion, or the art of speaking or writing well…
Rhetorical Context
the circumstances in which a text is written, including the i…
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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…
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AP English Rhetoric Terms
connotation
cumulative sentence
periodic sentence
syntax
the idea or feeling a word invokes in addition to its literal…
the main idea is elaborated by the successive addition of mod…
has the main clause/predicate in the end (in spite of heavy s…
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed se…
connotation
the idea or feeling a word invokes in addition to its literal…
cumulative sentence
the main idea is elaborated by the successive addition of mod…
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AP English Rhetoric 5
Metabasis
Parenthetical Material
Apostrophe
Enumeratio
device used to sum up a body of work that has come before so…
device used to insert an aside or additional information into…
rhetorical device in which the writer breaks out the flow of…
applying a list of details about something ... used to expand o…
Metabasis
device used to sum up a body of work that has come before so…
Parenthetical Material
device used to insert an aside or additional information into…
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Rhetoric AP English Heidecker
exemplification
contrast/comparison
cause and effect
classification and division
using specific examples from a text to prove your points ... typ…
subject by subject (using details about first item, then usin…
types: primary causes/effects, contributing causes/effects, i…
classification: grouping items together that share important…
exemplification
using specific examples from a text to prove your points ... typ…
contrast/comparison
subject by subject (using details about first item, then usin…
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AP English Figures of Rhetoric
Parallelism
Antithesis
Inversion
Sentence Structure
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
Direct opposite
(aka anastrophe)... the normal order of words is reversed in…
Syntax
Parallelism
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
Antithesis
Direct opposite
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AP English 3 rhetoric
Ad hominem
Analogy
Begging the question
Casual relationship
"Against the man".... When a writer personally attacks his or he…
An analogy is a comparison to a directly parallel case. When…
Often called circular reasoning, begging the question occurs…
In casual relationships, a writer asserts that one thing resu…
Ad hominem
"Against the man".... When a writer personally attacks his or he…
Analogy
An analogy is a comparison to a directly parallel case. When…
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AP English Rhetoric Test
Diction
Syntax
Parallelism
Oxymoron
Word choice(tropes)
Word arrangement(schemes)
Grammatical structure(general)
Two terms in consecutive order that seem to be contradictin…
Diction
Word choice(tropes)
Syntax
Word arrangement(schemes)
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AP English Midterm Rhetoric
Logos
Ethos
Pathos
Syntax
Logic
Credibility
Emotion
The arrangement of words and phrases
Logos
Logic
Ethos
Credibility
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AP English Rhetoric and Analysis
diction
denotation
connotation
Latinate diction
word choice
a literal meaning of a word
an association, an effect, that the word provokes
vocabulary characterized by the choice of elaborate, often co…
diction
word choice
denotation
a literal meaning of a word
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AP English Figures of Rhetoric
allegory
allusion
aphorism
apostrophe
abstract ideas and principles in terms of figures, events...
refers to a subject matter by way of a passing reference
A concise statement that is made in a matter of fact tone to…
speaker breaks off from addressing one party and addresses a…
allegory
abstract ideas and principles in terms of figures, events...
allusion
refers to a subject matter by way of a passing reference
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ap english rhetoric quiz
who defined rhetoric
rhetoric
texts
occasion
aristotle
the faculty of observing in any given case the available mean…
cultural products that can be read
the time and place the text was written or spoken
who defined rhetoric
aristotle
rhetoric
the faculty of observing in any given case the available mean…
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AP English Rhetoric Quiz
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Choices
What two things does rhetoric refer to?
Rhetoric has:
The art that humans use to process all the messages we send a…
The action the reader/writer uses to understand text
1) the art of analyzing text... 2) The specific features of text…
Occasion, context, and purpose
Rhetoric
The art that humans use to process all the messages we send a…
Rhetorical Choices
The action the reader/writer uses to understand text
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AP English rhetorical devices
Litotes
Understatement
Hyperbole
Antithesis
Definition: Emphasizes a point by using a word opposite to th…
Definition: A form in which the force of descriptive statemen…
Definition: 1. Consisting of exaggerating some part of your s…
Definition: A fairly simple way to show a complex thought... Use…
Litotes
Definition: Emphasizes a point by using a word opposite to th…
Understatement
Definition: A form in which the force of descriptive statemen…
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
32 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Anaphora
Ethos
Logos
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
appeals to the audience's sense of morals or principles
appeals to the audience's sense of logic and reasoning
Alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of two or mor…
92 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
12 terms
Rhetorical Devices AP English
Asyndeton
Brachylogy
Brachylogia
Ellipsis
A rhetorical term for a writing style that omits conjunctions…
A rhetorical term for a concise or condensed form of expressi…
A scheme that omits conjunctions between single words. "At th…
A type of punctuation mark.
Asyndeton
A rhetorical term for a writing style that omits conjunctions…
Brachylogy
A rhetorical term for a concise or condensed form of expressi…
72 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antithesis
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
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
Alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
Allusion
indirect reference to famous events or characters from histor…
97 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
A work that functions on a symbolic level. The allegorical me…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
10 terms
AP English Rhetoric Vocabulary
allegory
asyndeton
colloquialism
invective
a symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
a practice in literature whereby the author purposely leaves…
refers to the usage of informal or everyday language in liter…
Speech or writing that attacks, insults, or denounces a perso…
allegory
a symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
asyndeton
a practice in literature whereby the author purposely leaves…
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AP English Rhetorical Terms
Arrangement (or Patterns of Development)
Audience
Cause and Effect
Classification and Division
Arrangement broadly means a method of organization. A writer'…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
Cause and effect is one of the patterns of development availa…
It is important for readers as well as writers to be able to…
Arrangement (or Patterns of Development)
Arrangement broadly means a method of organization. A writer'…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
84 terms
AP English Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
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 "Peter Pi…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
9 terms
AP English rhetoric 4
enumeratio
Genre
expletive
exposition
a figure of speech in which a subject is broken down into par…
A major category of writing (prose, poetry, and drama) but ca…
figure of speech hat interrupts the main speech for emphasis…
a type pf composition that intends to explain something, in d…
enumeratio
a figure of speech in which a subject is broken down into par…
Genre
A major category of writing (prose, poetry, and drama) but ca…
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Rhetoric Terms AP English
Rhetorical modes
Past fact
Future fact
House analogy
Patterns for organizing a text, used in invention devices. Tr…
...
...
connecting parts of story to rooms inside an imaginary house…
Rhetorical modes
Patterns for organizing a text, used in invention devices. Tr…
Past fact
...
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