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50 terms
AP Language and Composition: Vocabulary
Ambiguous (adj)
Vivacious (adj)
Tentative (adj.)
Animosity (noun)
able to be understood in more than one way : having more than…
happy and lively in a way that is attractive... There are not m…
not done with confidence : uncertain and hesitant... Gogol, in…
a strong feeling of dislike or hatred... Gogol's animosity towa…
Ambiguous (adj)
able to be understood in more than one way : having more than…
Vivacious (adj)
happy and lively in a way that is attractive... There are not m…
55 terms
AP Language and Composition
Rhetorical Triangle
Logos
Ethos
Pathos
The relationships, in any piece of writing or argument, betwe…
Logical appeal
Credibility/character
Emotional appeal
Rhetorical Triangle
The relationships, in any piece of writing or argument, betwe…
Logos
Logical appeal
82 terms
AP Language and Composition
Abstract
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
A word that refers to general qualities, conditions, ideas, a…
Comes from the Latin phrase meaning "to the man." It refers t…
a fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
repetition of consonant sounds usually at the beginning of wo…
Abstract
A word that refers to general qualities, conditions, ideas, a…
Ad hominem argument
Comes from the Latin phrase meaning "to the man." It refers t…
29 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Antithesis
Anecdote
Aphorism
Apostraphe
The presentation of two contrasting images. Example "To be or…
A short, simple narrative of an incident
A short, often witty statement of a principle or a truth abou…
The device of calling out to an imagery, dead, or absent pers…
Antithesis
The presentation of two contrasting images. Example "To be or…
Anecdote
A short, simple narrative of an incident
212 terms
AP Language and Composition 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…
184 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
alliteration
allusion
amplification
analogy
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
a brief, informally introduced reference to a fairly well-kno…
repetition of something just said while adding more detail to…
(similar to simile) makes use of something already well known…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
allusion
a brief, informally introduced reference to a fairly well-kno…
48 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
sentence that exhorts, urges, entreats…
greek for "suffering" or "experience"
greek for "character"
deliberate omission of conjunctions be…
horative sentence
pathos
ethos
asyndeton
sentence that exhorts, urges, entreats…
horative sentence
greek for "suffering" or "experience"
pathos
166 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…
95 terms
AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clause…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
AP Language and Composition Art
The Parthenon
Romulus and Remus
Julius Caesar
Augustus of the Prime Porta
The Parthenon
Romulus and Remus
10 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
avarice
non sequitur
digress
litotes
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to ga…
an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the pr…
to deviate or wander away from the main topic or purpose in s…
understatement, especially that in which an affirmative is ex…
avarice
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to ga…
non sequitur
an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the pr…
30 terms
AP Composition and Language Vocab
Subject, Occasion, Audience, Purpose,…
Rhetoric
Texts
Audience
SOAPS
The art of finding ways to persuade an audience.
Any means of communication that can be "read," carries a mess…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
Subject, Occasion, Audience, Purpose,…
SOAPS
Rhetoric
The art of finding ways to persuade an audience.
AP Language and Composition Roots
am, amat
ann, enn
aqu
aud, audit
Love (Amiable, Amity)
Year (Anniversary, Annual)
Water (Aquacade, Aquarium)
Hear (Audiophile, Audio-Frequency)
am, amat
Love (Amiable, Amity)
ann, enn
Year (Anniversary, Annual)
28 terms
Ap Language and Composition Terminology
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or historic event.
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or historic event.
97 terms
AP Language and composition terms
allegory
apostrophe
extended metaphore
hyperbole
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Have direct and implied metaphors; developed over lines
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
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…
AP Language and Composition Terms
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
allusion
"To or against the man"... an argument that appeals to emotion r…
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
ad hominem argument
"To or against the man"... an argument that appeals to emotion r…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
84 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Antecedent
Antithesis
Metonymy
Syllogism
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
From the Greek for "reckoning together," a syllogism is a ded…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Antithesis
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
36 terms
AP Language and Composition: Midterm
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Caricature
using character and/or story elements to symbolically represe…
direct/indirect reference to something historical, literary,…
short narrative account of amusing, unusual, revealing or int…
representation where subject's distinct features are delibera…
Allegory
using character and/or story elements to symbolically represe…
Allusion
direct/indirect reference to something historical, literary,…
27 terms
AP Language and Composition Final
Personification
Refrain
Oxymoron
Onomatopoeia
a figure of speech in which an animal or object is given huma…
a word, phrase, line or group of lines that is repeated, for…
a figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory te…
the use of words whose sounds echo their sense "pop" "zap"
Personification
a figure of speech in which an animal or object is given huma…
Refrain
a word, phrase, line or group of lines that is repeated, for…
106 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocav
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Reskinning of a story
Reference to something of history, literature, mythology
Comparison of two things similar in one way
Short story of an event
Allegory
Reskinning of a story
Allusion
Reference to something of history, literature, mythology
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.
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…
60 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of l…
Ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
100 terms
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
Alliteration
Ad Hominem
Allusion
Analogy literary
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 thing…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Ad Hominem
AP Language and Composition 3
inference
invective
irony
loose sentence
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
sentence in which the main idea (independent clause) comes fi…
inference
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
73 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
It refers to an argument that attacks the opposing speaker or…
A fictional work in which the character represent ideas or co…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually as the beginning…
A passing reference to a familiar person, place, or thing dra…
Ad Hominem Argument
It refers to an argument that attacks the opposing speaker or…
Allegory
A fictional work in which the character represent ideas or co…
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Paradox
Euphemism
Metonymy
Synecdoche
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
A figure of speech in which a part is substituted for the who…
Paradox
A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Euphemism
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
15 terms
AP Language and Composition #8
Epigraph
Colloquialism
Cacophony
Euphony
The use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints…
A word or phrase (including slang) used in everyday conversat…
Harsh, awkward or dissonant sounds used deliberately in poetr…
A succession of harmonious sounds used in poetry or prose; th…
Epigraph
The use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints…
Colloquialism
A word or phrase (including slang) used in everyday conversat…
122 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
an argument that attacks the opposing speaker
fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
repetition of consonant sounds
a passing reference to a familiar person, place, or thing dra…
Ad Hominem Argument
an argument that attacks the opposing speaker
Allegory
fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
8 terms
AP Language and Composition- Modes of Discourse
Narration
Description
Process Analysis
Exemplification
Telling a story or recounting a series of events, may be real…
Similar to narration in its use of concrete details, differs…
Explains how something works, how to do something, or how som…
Providing a series of examples, turns a general idea into a c…
Narration
Telling a story or recounting a series of events, may be real…
Description
Similar to narration in its use of concrete details, differs…
42 terms
AP Language and Composition
analogy
comparative adjective
euphemism
hyperbole
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
an adjective used to compare two items; example: Today is HOT…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
comparative adjective
an adjective used to compare two items; example: Today is HOT…
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
abstract
ad hominem argument
ad verecundiam argument
ad populum argument
Words or phrases denoting ideas, qualities, and conditions th…
An argument that attacks the integrity or character of an opp…
This is appeal to authority. While sometimes it may be approp…
A fallacious argument that appeals to the passions and prejud…
abstract
Words or phrases denoting ideas, qualities, and conditions th…
ad hominem argument
An argument that attacks the integrity or character of an opp…
105 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Abjure
Abrogate
Abstruse
Acerbity
renounce upon oath... -verb
abolish... -verb
obscure; profound; difficult to understand... -adj
bitterness of speech and temper... -noun
Abjure
renounce upon oath... -verb
Abrogate
abolish... -verb
98 terms
Terminology for AP Language and Composition
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…
34 terms
AP Language and Composition
Occasion
Context
Purpose
Speaker
the time and place the text was written or spoken
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
is the goal the speaker wants to achieve
is the person or group who creates a text
Occasion
the time and place the text was written or spoken
Context
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
96 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Allusion
Example... Plan ahead: it wasn't raining…
analogy
Example... he that voluntarily continues…
Unacknowledged reference and quote; author assumes reader wil…
allusion
literal comparison between two items, situations, or ideas; i…
Analogy
Allusion
Unacknowledged reference and quote; author assumes reader wil…
Example... Plan ahead: it wasn't raining…
allusion
6 terms
AP Composition and Language #6
embellish
florid
opulent
ornate
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
describing flowery or elaborate speech
exhibiting a display of great wealth
elaborately decorated
embellish
to make beautiful by ornamenting; to decorate
florid
describing flowery or elaborate speech
33 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.
alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
67 terms
AP Language and Composition terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiquity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
a direct or indirect referance 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…
76 terms
Terms for AP Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
an extended NARRATIVE in PROSE or VERSE in which characters,…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
a passing reference to historical or fictional CHARACTERS, pl…
double or even multiple meanings. Unintentional ability is co…
allegory
an extended NARRATIVE in PROSE or VERSE in which characters,…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
20 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Diction
Rhetoric
Bombastic
Ethos
The distinctive vocabulary of a particular author. "Concrete…
Rhetoric is the art of using language as a means to persuade.…
Using or characterized by high-sounding but unimportant or me…
An appeal based on the character of the speaker. An ethos-dri…
Diction
The distinctive vocabulary of a particular author. "Concrete…
Rhetoric
Rhetoric is the art of using language as a means to persuade.…
5 terms
AP Language and Composition - Modes
Process Analysis
Exemplification
Compare & Contrast
Classify & Divide
Explains how something works, how do something, or how someth…
Providing a series of examples, turns a general idea into a c…
Juxtaposing two things to highlight their similarities and di…
Sorting materials into categories, making connections between…
Process Analysis
Explains how something works, how do something, or how someth…
Exemplification
Providing a series of examples, turns a general idea into a c…
64 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Appealing to feelings or preduice rather than logic and intel…
A story, poem, or picture that can interpret to have a hidden…
Repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group of wo…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
Ad Hominem Argument
Appealing to feelings or preduice rather than logic and intel…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can interpret to have a hidden…
99 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab
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.
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
165 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract
Ad Hominem Argument
Adjective
Adverb
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
This term comes from the Latin phrase meaning "to the man." I…
Modifies, alters, changed a noun
Modifies, alters, changes a verb
Abstract
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
Ad Hominem Argument
This term comes from the Latin phrase meaning "to the man." I…
99 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Inundate
Miser
Nefarious
Prattle
To flood/overflow
Saves money/lives poorly
Evil/wicked
Babble/meaningless
Inundate
To flood/overflow
Miser
Saves money/lives poorly
80 terms
AP Language and Composition Midterm
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimerical
Noun... Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
Noun... The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
Verb... To howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel... Noun... A harsh o…
Adjective... Absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
Adjunct
Noun... Something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
Bellwether
Noun... The male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
69 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocab
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an indirect or passing reference that is commonly known
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
63 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological refrence
Repetition of words at start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sound
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