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36 terms
AP Language Of Composition Glossary
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or historical ev…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or historical ev…
13 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary
Active Voice
Colloquial
Vernacular
Irony
The subject of the sentence performs the action rather than r…
Ordinary or familiar type of conversation similar to adage or…
Language or dialect of a particular country, a regional clan…
When the opposite of what you expect to happen does.
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action rather than r…
Colloquial
Ordinary or familiar type of conversation similar to adage or…
21 terms
Ap language and composition glossary
Abstract language
Active voice
Allusion
Ambiguity
Language describjng idead anf qualities rather thank observab…
The subject f the sentence performs the action. This is a mor…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Abstract language
Language describjng idead anf qualities rather thank observab…
Active voice
The subject f the sentence performs the action. This is a mor…
108 terms
AP Language & Composition: Language of Composition Glossary
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
an extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
alliteration
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
164 terms
Foxhall AP Language and Composition Glossary
abstract
active voice
ad hominem
adage
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
A fallacy directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
active voice
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
108 terms
The Language of Composition, Complete Glossary, AP Language and Composition Vocab Review
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
24 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary (2)
Bathos
Beginning
Cause and Effect Analysis
Claim
A false or forced emotion that is often humorous rather than…
The sentence, group of sentences, or section that introduces…
One of the types of exposition; answers the question "why?"
The thesis or proposition put forth in argument.
Bathos
A false or forced emotion that is often humorous rather than…
Beginning
The sentence, group of sentences, or section that introduces…
21 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary (1)
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument that attacks the opposing speaker or another pers…
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning of w…
A passing reference to a familiar person, place, or think dra…
Ad Hominem Argument
An argument that attacks the opposing speaker or another pers…
Allegory
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
31 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
the repetition of one or more initial consonant sounds
a reference to a person, place, or event made to create an ef…
a comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
a brief, personal narrative/story often used to illustrate an…
Alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant sounds
Allusion
a reference to a person, place, or event made to create an ef…
30 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Terms
allusion
analogy
anecdote
antecedent
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
a short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
the word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
analogy
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
74 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition
adhere
allegory
alliteration
allusion
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
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…
adhere
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
50 terms
Glossary of Terms: AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant so…
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 the initial consonant so…
108 terms
AP Language and Composition- Glossary of Terms
Adumbrate
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historical
The repetition of the last work of one clause at the beginnin…
Adumbrate
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Foxhall
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
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…
ad hominem
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
74 terms
AP English Language and Composition Glossary
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…
119 terms
AP English Language and Composition Glossary
Eponymous
Ethos
Euphemism
Euphony
A term for the title character of a work of literature
A speaker's or author's authority to express opinions on a su…
A mild or less negative usage for a harsh or blunt term
Pleasing, harmonious sounds
Eponymous
A term for the title character of a work of literature
Ethos
A speaker's or author's authority to express opinions on a su…
81 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Passive Voice
Allusion
Alter-go
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
the subject of the sentence receives the action. "The car was…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
A character that is used by the author to speak the author's…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Passive Voice
the subject of the sentence receives the action. "The car was…
Glossary terms -- AP Language and Composition
inference/ infer
invective
irony
verbal irony
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
the words literally state the opposite of the writer's (or sp…
inference/ infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
31 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Terms
Ad Hominem
Ad Populum (Bandwagon)
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument directed against a person rather than the positio…
A fallacious argument that concludes that a proposition is tr…
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Ad Hominem
An argument directed against a person rather than the positio…
Ad Populum (Bandwagon)
A fallacious argument that concludes that a proposition is tr…
50 terms
GLOSSARY OF TERMS: AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant so…
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 the initial consonant so…
28 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms & Glossary
Anecdote
Antithesis
Aphorism
Apostrophe
a short and simple narrative of an incident; often used for h…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
a short, often witty statement of a principle or a truth abou…
usually in poetry, but sometimes in prose; the device of call…
Anecdote
a short and simple narrative of an incident; often used for h…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
12 terms
Glossary 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 sound…
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 sound…
46 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of 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…
114 terms
AP Language and Composition- Glossary of Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
analogy
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historical
The repetition of the last work of one clause at the beginnin…
A comparison in which a thing is inferred to be similar to an…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
Allusion
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historical
66 terms
AP English language and composition glossary
ad hominem / "to the man"
ad populum / bandwagon appeal
allegory
alliteration
fallacy ; refers to the specific diversionary tactic of switc…
fallacy ; occurs when evidence used to defend an argument boi…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem / "to the man"
fallacy ; refers to the specific diversionary tactic of switc…
ad populum / bandwagon appeal
fallacy ; occurs when evidence used to defend an argument boi…
57 terms
Foxhall AP Language and Composition Glossary Part 2
Dionysian
dramatic irony
ellipsis
empathy
As distinguished from Apollonian, the word refers to sensual,…
A circumstance in which the audience or reader knows more abo…
Three periods (...)indicating the omission of words in a thou…
A feeling of association or identification with an object or…
Dionysian
As distinguished from Apollonian, the word refers to sensual,…
dramatic irony
A circumstance in which the audience or reader knows more abo…
17 terms
Glossary of Terms; AP Language and Composition
allegory
allusion
anecdote
aphorism
the device of using character and/or story elements SYMBOLLIC…
a direct or indirect referance to something which is presumab…
a short narrative detailing an interesting episode or event.…
a statement of known authoriship which expresses a general tr…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements SYMBOLLIC…
allusion
a direct or indirect referance to something which is presumab…
40 terms
AP English Language and Composition Glossary
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
(n) an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship o…
directed to appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of to…
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 appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of to…
17 terms
Ap Language and Composition Glossary of Terms
Allegory
Connotation
Conceit
Coherence
Device using character or story elements symbolically to show…
Nonliteral, associative meaning of a word. Implied or suggest…
Fanciful expression, in the form of an extended metaphor or a…
Parts arranged so the meaning is clear
Allegory
Device using character or story elements symbolically to show…
Connotation
Nonliteral, associative meaning of a word. Implied or suggest…
51 terms
AP The language of Composition Glossary Terms
ad hominem
ad populum
alliteration
allusion
(of an argument or reaction) directed against a person rather…
bandwagon appeal
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the same senten…
refernce to person, event, place, art
ad hominem
(of an argument or reaction) directed against a person rather…
ad populum
bandwagon appeal
10 terms
AP Glossary - English Language and Composition
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.
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, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
49 terms
: Glossary of Terms: AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
Repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
Using character and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant sounds…
10 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Quiz
Alliteration
Antithesis
Elegiac, elegy
Ethos
Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds, usually a…
Antithesis is an opposition or contrast of ideas that is ofte…
An elegy is work (of music, literature, dance, or art) that e…
Ethos is the characteristic spirit or ideal that informs a wo…
Alliteration
Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds, usually a…
Antithesis
Antithesis is an opposition or contrast of ideas that is ofte…
107 terms
AP English Language and Composition Glossary
ad hominem
adage
allegory
annotation
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…
A brief explanation, summary, or evaluation of a text or work…
ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
37 terms
AP Glossary - English Language and Composition
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.... ex. The Tortoise…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.... ex. Peter Piper…
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…
57 terms
Foxhall AP Language and Composition Glossary part 3
parody
paraphrase
passive voice
pastoral
An imitation of a work meant to ridicule its style and subject.
A rewording of a text using everyday words or summarized for…
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed up…
A work of literature dealing with rural life.
parody
An imitation of a work meant to ridicule its style and subject.
paraphrase
A rewording of a text using everyday words or summarized for…
32 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Glossary
Ad Hominem
Allusion
Analogy
Antithesis
Attacking the man
Reference to a famous person or event
Comparison of two things for the purpose of explaining an unk…
Opposing words in parallel structure
Ad Hominem
Attacking the man
Allusion
Reference to a famous person or event
166 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Foxhall
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
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…
ad hominem
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
50 terms
Foxhall AP Language and Composition Glossary part 1
abstract
active voice
ad hominem
adage
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
A fallacy directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
active voice
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
44 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Glossary of Terms
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Anecdote
An indirect reference in speech, text, or song to an event or…
The figurative term for drawing a comparison between two thin…
A rhetorical term for when a writer or speaker repeats the sa…
A short, sometimes amusing, story that is told to make a point.
Allusion
An indirect reference in speech, text, or song to an event or…
Analogy
The figurative term for drawing a comparison between two thin…
114 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms & Glossary
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…
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
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…
25 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Anteceadent
Classicism
Diction
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Art or literature characterized by a realistic view of people…
Word choice, particularly as an element of style. Different t…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Anteceadent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
99 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Allusion
Anecdote
Antecedent
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
A brief recounting of a relevant episode. Often inserted into…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. ... EX: "I…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Allusion
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
20 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition
Allegory (n.)- the device of using cha…
Alliteration(n.)-The repetition of sou…
Allusion(n.)-An expression designed to…
Ambiguity(n.)- The multiple meanings,…
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Allegory (n.)- the device of using cha…
Allegory
Alliteration(n.)-The repetition of sou…
Alliteration
101 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Terms
Abstract Language
Active Voice
Allusion
Ambiguity
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
19 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition
Allegory (n.)- the device of using cha…
Alliteration(n.)-The repetition of sou…
Allusion(n.)-An expression designed to…
Ambiguity(n.)- The multiple meanings,…
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Allegory (n.)- the device of using cha…
Allegory
Alliteration(n.)-The repetition of sou…
Alliteration
108 terms
The Language of Composition, Complete Glossary, AP Language and Composition Vocab Review
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
14 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition4
Syllogism(n.): A deductive system of f…
Style(n.)- An evaluation of the sum of…
Symbol/Symbolism(n.)-Generally, anythi…
Syntax(n.)- The way an author chooses…
Syllogism
Style
Symbol/Symbolism
Syntax
Syllogism(n.): A deductive system of f…
Syllogism
Style(n.)- An evaluation of the sum of…
Style
20 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition2
Epistrophe(n.)- The opposite of anapho…
Euphemism(n.)- A more agreeable or les…
Exposition(n.)-The purpose of expositi…
Extended metaphor(n.)- A metaphor deve…
Epistrophe
Euphemism
Exposition
Extended metaphor
Epistrophe(n.)- The opposite of anapho…
Epistrophe
Euphemism(n.)- A more agreeable or les…
Euphemism
20 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition3
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Parallelism(n.)- It refers to the gram…
Parody(n.)- As comedy, parody distorts…
Oxymoron
Paradox
Parallelism
Parody
Oxymoron(n.)- A figure of speech where…
Oxymoron
Paradox(n.)- A statement or propositio…
Paradox
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