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88 terms
AP Language & Composition Study Guide
Rhetoric
Syllogism
Enthymeme
Rhetorical Appeal
The study and practice of effective communication.... The study…
an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is d…
an argument in which one premise is not explicitly stated.
ethos, pathos, logos
Rhetoric
The study and practice of effective communication.... The study…
Syllogism
an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is d…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
26 terms
AP Language and Composition: Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
High degree of competence, but may have a few minor errors
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
High degree of competence, but may have a few minor errors
8
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8: a high degree of competence
8: a high degree of competence
8: a high degree of competence
8: a high degree of competence
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
Displays effective sentence variety
8: a high degree of competence
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
8: a high degree of competence
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competance in response to the a…
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competance in response to the a…
8
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
66 terms
AP Language & Composition Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
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 narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
64 terms
AP Language and Composition Unit 1 Study Guide
Audience
Concession
Context
Counterargument
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text or performance
agreeing that an opposing argument may be true or reasonable
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
an argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an idea o…
Audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text or performance
Concession
agreeing that an opposing argument may be true or reasonable
8 terms
AP Language and Composition Exam Study Guide
antecedent
litote
parallel structure
apostrophe
the word that a pronoun refers to/replaces
a figure of speech which employs an understatement by using d…
same pattern of words to show 2 or more words/ideas are of eq…
writer/speaker using apostrophe, detaches their self from the…
antecedent
the word that a pronoun refers to/replaces
litote
a figure of speech which employs an understatement by using d…
64 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
passive voice
active voice
ad hominem argument
allegory
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
passive voice
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
active voice
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Apostrophe
Antecedent
Oxymoron
Didactic
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
Figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contrad…
Literally means "teaching"
Apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
34 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
allegory
alliteration
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
100 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
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…
26 terms
AP Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
A _ essay demonstrates a high degree o…
Explicity states the writer's position…
Organizes and develops ideas logically…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting…
8
8
8
8
A _ essay demonstrates a high degree o…
8
Explicity states the writer's position…
8
66 terms
AP English Language and Composition Study Guide
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
a literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference
repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
134 terms
AP Language and Composition Review
allusion
paralipsis
metaphor
aphorism
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using l…
a concise statement of a truth or principle (The early bird g…
allusion
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
paralipsis
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
68 terms
AP Language and Composition Midterm Study Guide
heruclean
stamina
venerable
boon
something really difficult or really powerful
endurance; the strength--whether physical or mental--to keep…
commanding respect because of old age or dignity
stroke of good luck
heruclean
something really difficult or really powerful
stamina
endurance; the strength--whether physical or mental--to keep…
26 terms
AP Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
8
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
12 terms
AP Language and Composition
ad hominem
allegory
alliteration
allusion
attacks the person rather than the argument
characters have 1:1 correspondence with idea; moral truth the…
succession of consonant sounds in beginning of words
direct or indirect reference to real or fictional person, pla…
ad hominem
attacks the person rather than the argument
allegory
characters have 1:1 correspondence with idea; moral truth the…
26 terms
Ap English language and composition universal scoring guide
8
8
8
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence im response to the a…
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically making insightful conn…
Clearly explains key ideas,supporting them with well-chosen r…
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence im response to the a…
8
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Tropes
Tropes
Metaphor
Simile
Synecdoche
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
--explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature
--figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole
Tropes
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
Metaphor
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
15 terms
AP language and composition Rhetoric:
rhetorical mode
rhetorical purpose
rhetorical techniques
forensic arguments
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
the devices used in effective or persuasive language
arguments about the past
rhetorical mode
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
rhetorical purpose
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
38 terms
AP Language and Composition
Schemes
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
similarity not only of structure but of length
the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Schemes
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
100 terms
Hoop-AP Language and Composition
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…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
Organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
Clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
Demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
8
Explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
explicitly states the writers position or thesis
organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well chosen…
displays effective sentence variety
8
explicitly states the writers position or thesis
8
organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
58 terms
AP Language & Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusions
ambiguity
A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstra…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstra…
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
25 terms
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
8
explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
AP English Language and Composition Universal Scoring Guide
8
8
8
8
demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
organizes and develops ideas logically, making insightful con…
clearly explains key ideas, supporting them with well-chosen…
8
demonstrates a high degree of competence in response to the a…
8
explicitly states the writer's position or thesis
51 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Study Guide
Abstract
Ad hominem
Adage
Allegory
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
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
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
Ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
123 terms
AP Language and Composition Study Guide Terms
Rhetoric
Text
Novella
Narrative
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
a book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of…
A prose fiction longer than a short story but shorter than a…
A story, actual or fictional, expressed orally or in text.
Rhetoric
From the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principl…
Text
a book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
30 terms
AP Language and Composition Study Guide (Vocab Words)
infinite
gibe
effrontery
disconcerted
boundless
to taunt
audacity
confused
infinite
boundless
gibe
to taunt
30 terms
AP Language and Composition: Poetry Study Guide
Alliteration
Assonance
Cadence
Catalog
repetition of similar consonant sounds
repetition of similar vowel sounds
long, easy, sweep of sound that echoes the Bible and the spee…
long list of related things, people, or events
Alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds
Assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds
109 terms
AP Language and Composition Unit One Study Guide
Annotation
Subject Occasion Audience Purpose Spea…
Subject
Occasion
Read it
SOAPSTone
The topic/main idea
The time and place the text was written or spoken
Annotation
Read it
Subject Occasion Audience Purpose Spea…
SOAPSTone
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 3
Elegiac
Epigram
Ethos
Figurative language:
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
A brief witty statement.
A Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
The use of tropes or figures of speech; going beyond literal…
Elegiac
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
Epigram
A brief witty statement.
29 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
analogy
antecedent
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
asks the reader to think about the correspondence or resemble…
a preceding occurrence or cause; the grammatical term for the…
allegory
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
A type of composition (or, more commonly, a part of a composi…
allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
33 terms
AP Language and Composition Fall Study Guide
Couplet
Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
two lines of rhymed verse that work together to express an id…
non literal (figurative) language refers to words or phrases…
comparison between two unlike things using the word like or as
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two seemin…
Couplet
two lines of rhymed verse that work together to express an id…
Figurative Language
non literal (figurative) language refers to words or phrases…
19 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 5
Paradox
Scheme
Parody
Sentence variety
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
A piece that imitates and exaggerates the prominent features…
Using a variety of sentence patterns to create a desired effe…
Paradox
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
Scheme
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 4
Satire
Parallelism
Pathos
Persona
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
A Greek term that refers to suffering but has come to be asso…
The speaker, voice, or character assumed by the author of a p…
Satire
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
Parallelism
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
60 terms
AP Language & Composition Vocabulary
rhetoric
the rhetorical situation
S.O.A.P.S.
parallelism
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the context in which the communication takes place
subject, occasion, audience, purpose, and speaker
use of components in a sentence that are grammatically and st…
rhetoric
the art of effective and persuasive communication
the rhetorical situation
the context in which the communication takes place
30 terms
AP Language and Composition: Poetry Study Guide
Alliteration
Assonance
Cadence
Catalog
repetition of similar consonant sounds
repetition of similar vowel sounds
long, easy, sweep of sound that echoes the Bible and the spee…
long list of related things, people, or events
Alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds
Assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 2
Bias
Aphorism
Claim
Close Reading
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
An assertion usually supported by evidence.
A careful reading that is attentive to organization, figurati…
Bias
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
Aphorism
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
100 terms
AP Language and Composition
abate
aberration
abet
abscond
to reduce in degree or intensity (typically intransitive)
the fact or an instance of deviating especially from a moral…
to actively second or encourage (as an activity or plan)
to go away and take something that does not belong to you
abate
to reduce in degree or intensity (typically intransitive)
aberration
the fact or an instance of deviating especially from a moral…
83 terms
AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION TERMS
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Ad hominem
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
Allegory
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
65 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
the repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in su…
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
alliteration
a number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
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