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AP English Language and Composition "H" Words
Homily
Hyperbole
Hubris
*Epistrophe
This term literally means "sermon", but more informally, it c…
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
the excessive pride of ambition that leads a tragic hero to d…
repetition of a word or expression at the end of successive p…
Homily
This term literally means "sermon", but more informally, it c…
Hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
25 terms
AP English Language and Composition (H-Mi)
Harangue
Homily
Hubris
Humanism
A forceful sermon, lecture, or tirade
A lecture or sermon on a religious or moral theme meant to gu…
Excessive pride that often affects tone
A belief that emphasizes faith and optimism in human potentia…
Harangue
A forceful sermon, lecture, or tirade
Homily
A lecture or sermon on a religious or moral theme meant to gu…
72 terms
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
215 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
alliteration
allusion
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition: E-H
eccentric
elaboration
engender
enigmatic
(adj.) unconventional
(n.) additional detail
(v.) to cause or produce
(adj.) mysterious; puzzling
eccentric
(adj.) unconventional
elaboration
(n.) additional detail
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.
31 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary List E-H
ebullient
effontrey
effulgent
egregious
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic i.e. Siobhan
(n.) impudence, nerve insolence. Offending ppl
(adj.) radiant, spledorous
(adj.) extremely bad
ebullient
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic i.e. Siobhan
effontrey
(n.) impudence, nerve insolence. Offending ppl
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
198 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
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
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…
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…
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.
60 terms
AP English and Composition Vocab
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Metaphor
Simile
A part referring to the whole, as in "hand" for "sailor"
one word or phrase standing for another word or phrase as in…
word or phrase designating comparison
Comparison of unlike things using like or as
Synecdoche
A part referring to the whole, as in "hand" for "sailor"
Metonymy
one word or phrase standing for another word or phrase as in…
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…
105 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapestic
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or pla…
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two unstressed syl…
Allegory
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
472 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetorical triangle
Annotation
Simple sentence
Inverted sentence
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
critical notes added to text.
statement that contains a complete subject and a complete pre…
sentence in which the verb comes before the subject.
Rhetorical triangle
connection between subject, audience, and speaker in order to…
Annotation
critical notes added to text.
55 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
antithesis
Apollonian
apostrophe
ballad
"They promised freedom but provided slavery."... "Ask not what y…
in contrast to Dionysian, it refers to the most noble, godlik…
speaker addresses person or personified thing not present (i.…
simple narrative verse telling a story that is sung or recite…
antithesis
"They promised freedom but provided slavery."... "Ask not what y…
Apollonian
in contrast to Dionysian, it refers to the most noble, godlik…
102 terms
AP English and Composition Vocabulary
Absolute
Adage
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
A word free from limitations or qualifications... i.e.) best, un…
a short, pointed and memorable saying based on facts, and is…
Attacking an individual's character rather than his or her po…
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications... i.e.) best, un…
Adage
a short, pointed and memorable saying based on facts, and is…
75 terms
AP English Literature & Composition
Allusion
Attitude
Details (also choice)
Devices of Sound
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
The disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
The individual items or parts that make up a larger picture o…
The techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Attitude
The disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
79 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
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 consonants in to…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple means, either intention or unintentional, of a w…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Diction
Euphony
Detonation
Connotation
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
1. Direct, given meaning, as opposed to an associated meaning
1. Implication or association, derived from another word or p…
Diction
1. Word choice; the choice of words for clear, effective writ…
Euphony
1. Sounds pleasant to the ear... 2. Pleasing, harmonious speech
90 terms
AP English Language and Composition
apostrophe
diction
didactic
double entendre
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
word choice
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a word or phrase open to two interpretations, one of which is…
apostrophe
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
diction
word choice
26 terms
AP English Composition Words
Ad hominids fallacy
Ad populum fallacy
Allegory
Allusion
A fallacy of logic in which a person's character or motive is…
A fallacy of logic in which the widespread occurrence of some…
A story in which the people places and things rivers in gener…
A brief reference to a person place event or passage in a wor…
Ad hominids fallacy
A fallacy of logic in which a person's character or motive is…
Ad populum fallacy
A fallacy of logic in which the widespread occurrence of some…
100 terms
Ap English - Language and Composition
Appeals
Argument
Assertion
Assumption
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
Emphatic statement; declaration, an assertion supported by ev…
belief or statement taken for granted without proof
Appeals
ethos: persuasive pleas of shared values or credibility... logos…
Argument
Statement put fourth and supported by evidence
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…
8 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
Vault
Alight
Conjurer
Disposition
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
To descend and come to rest
One who performs magic; sorcerer
One's general way of thinking or feeling
Vault
An arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
Alight
To descend and come to rest
18 terms
AP English and Language Composition
Baleen
Bombazine
Beneficiary
Broadside
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
One who benefits
Collide with a side of (vehicle)
Baleen
a horny keratinous substance found in two rows of transverse…
Bombazine
willed dress fabric of worsted and silk or cotton
AP English Literature and Composition
Novel
Stereotype
Connotation
Syntax
A fictional narrative in prose.
Generalization, usually exaggerated, to describe a group.
The emotion or association that a word or phrase may arouse.
Ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns such as phr…
Novel
A fictional narrative in prose.
Stereotype
Generalization, usually exaggerated, to describe a group.
47 terms
English Language and Composition AP
metonymy
synecdoche
malapropism
circumlocution
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
unintentional use of a word that resembles the word intended…
i.e. being wordy rather than precise... "brains blown out with m…
metonymy
one term substituted for another, closely related term... "The s…
synecdoche
metonymy restricted to cases in which a part is used to descr…
61 terms
AP English Language & Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
expression designed to call something to mind without mention…
uncertainty; vagueness; lacking clarity; usually open to more…
allegory
story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidd…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter/sound at the beginning at t…
Glossary - English Rheteoric Terms - English 11 AP - Language and English Composition - D - H
declarative sentence
deduction
denotation
dialectal journal
a sentence that makes a statement
reasoning from general to specific
the literal meaning of a word; its dictionary definition
a double-column journal in which one writes a quotation in on…
declarative sentence
a sentence that makes a statement
deduction
reasoning from general to specific
189 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Abstract
Adjective
Adverb
Aesthetic
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
modifies, alters, changes a noun
modifies, alters, changes a verb
the study or philosophy of beauty in art, literature and nature
Abstract
Opposed to concrete, not quantifiable
Adjective
modifies, alters, changes a noun
AP Language & Composition E-H
Ebullient
Effrontery
Effulgent
Egregious
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
(adj.) radiant, splenderous
(adj.) extremely bad
Ebullient
(adj.) extremely lively, enthusiastic
Effrontery
(n.) impudence, nerve, insolence
14 terms
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 sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intention or unintentional, or…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
72 terms
Ap English Literature and Composition
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
Brief story or tale
Force opposing main character/protagonist
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Allusion
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device using character and/ or story elements symbolicall…
The repetition of sounds (silly Sally sells sea shells)
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intensional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device using character and/ or story elements symbolicall…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds (silly Sally sells sea shells)
54 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Rhetoric
Argument
Dialect Thinking
Five Canons of Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
The process of listening to and considering multiple perspect…
Invention, Arrangement, Style, Memory, Delivery
Rhetoric
The study of effectiveness and persuasiveness of language
Argument
Make an original and controversial claim, justify it, recogni…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
...
...
...
...
Denotation
...
Diction
...
15 terms
AP english language and composition
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
analogy
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings of a word, phrase, sentence or passage
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
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
Repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
25 terms
Ap English language and Composition vocab
Diatribe
Compunction
Humdrum
Ornithology
Bitter verbal attack against someone or thing
Hesitation on what action to take
Lacking variety
Study of birds
Diatribe
Bitter verbal attack against someone or thing
Compunction
Hesitation on what action to take
12 terms
Ap English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
A literary historical Religious or mythological reference
Repetition of words at a start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
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