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50 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
20 terms
AP English Language #1
voracious
indiscriminate
eminent
steeped
desiring or consuming great quantities
choosing at random without careful selection
of high reputation, outstanding
soaked, drenched, saturated
voracious
desiring or consuming great quantities
indiscriminate
choosing at random without careful selection
10 terms
AP English and Language 1
Pious
Urbane
Colloquial
Pedantic
Devoutly religious
Suave , courteous, and in a refined manner
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Excessively concerned with details and rules , especially in…
Pious
Devoutly religious
Urbane
Suave , courteous, and in a refined manner
80 terms
AP English Language 1
Allegory
Allusion
Damning with faint praise
Metonymy
Definition: a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted…
Definition: a statement that refers to something without ment…
Definition: an English idiom for words that effectively conde…
Definition: the substitution of the name of an attribute or a…
Allegory
Definition: a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted…
Allusion
Definition: a statement that refers to something without ment…
10 terms
AP English Language 1
Lexical Ambiguity
Structural Ambiguity
Anecdote
Appeals
A word; A statement with two or more meanings that may seem t…
Phrase or sentence that has more than one underlying structur…
A usually short narrative of an interesting, amusing, or biog…
Ethos, Pathos, Logos
Lexical Ambiguity
A word; A statement with two or more meanings that may seem t…
Structural Ambiguity
Phrase or sentence that has more than one underlying structur…
15 terms
WLW AP English Language #1
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Diction
Ethical Appeal. When a writes tries to persuade the audience…
Emotional Appeal. An element in experience or in artistic rep…
Logical Appeal. When a writer uses facts, figures and statist…
Word choice, an element of style; it creates tone, attitude,…
Ethos
Ethical Appeal. When a writes tries to persuade the audience…
Pathos
Emotional Appeal. An element in experience or in artistic rep…
19 terms
AP English Language: Test #1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
a direct and indirect reference to something which is presuma…
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 tw…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition #1
Rhetoric
Qualify
Persona
Logos
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Seeing both sides of a claim
How one shows themselves to the audience to best persuade the…
Using logic to provide evidence for a claim... ex. A good argume…
Rhetoric
The art of effective speaking... ex. Having good rhetoric is hel…
Qualify
Seeing both sides of a claim
25 terms
AP English Language List 1
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Having mixed feelings; uncertain
characterized by sharp angles; lean and gaunt
(adj.) haughty, too convinced of one's own importance
altruistic
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
ambivalent
Having mixed feelings; uncertain
22 terms
AP English Language Chapter 1
Aristotelian Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Speaker: ethos ... Audience: pathos ... Subject: logos... show relati…
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…
Aristotelian Triangle
Speaker: ethos ... Audience: pathos ... Subject: logos... show relati…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
10 terms
AP English Language List 1
Pious
Urbane
Colloquial
Pedantic
(adj) devoutly religious
(adj) (of a person) suave, courteous, and refined in manner
(adj) (of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation…
(adj) excessively concerned with minor details and rules, esp…
Pious
(adj) devoutly religious
Urbane
(adj) (of a person) suave, courteous, and refined in manner
9 terms
AP English Language Vocab. 1
a, ab, ad
Anthro
in
andro
Not
Human
not
male, masculine
a, ab, ad
Not
Anthro
Human
AP English Language Vocab 1
analogous
decorous
limelight
garnered
comparable in certain respects, typically in a way that makes…
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained
intense white light obtaining by heating a cylinder of lime,…
gather or collect (something, especially information or appro…
analogous
comparable in certain respects, typically in a way that makes…
decorous
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained
24 terms
AP English Language vocab 1
Irreconcilable
impenetrable
trifling
to incur
impossible to resolve, to renew a relationship with
unshakably calm and collected
of slight worth or importance; frivolous or idle
to acquire; to sustain
Irreconcilable
impossible to resolve, to renew a relationship with
impenetrable
unshakably calm and collected
96 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary - Quiz 1
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
10 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary #1
adulation
bibliophile
callous
coterie
excessive praise
lover of books
insensitive
clique
adulation
excessive praise
bibliophile
lover of books
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 1)
Abjure
Abrogate
Acerbic
Acrimony
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
(adj.) biting, bitter in tone or taste (Jill became extremely…
(n.) bitterness, discord (Though they vowed that no girl woul…
Abjure
(v.) to reject, renounce (To prove his honesty, the president…
Abrogate
(v.) to abolish, usually by authority (The Bill of Rights ass…
20 terms
AP English Language- Rhetoric 1
rhetoric
diction
syntax
figures of speech
effective writing or speaking
author's word choice
sentence structure and grammar
descriptive language used in literature
rhetoric
effective writing or speaking
diction
author's word choice
68 terms
AP English Language Vocab 1
Inference/Infer
Loose sentence
Rhetorical Modes
Antecedent
To draw a resonable conclusion from the information presented.
A type of sentence in which the main idea comes first, follow…
This flexible term describes the variety, the conventions and…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Inference/Infer
To draw a resonable conclusion from the information presented.
Loose sentence
A type of sentence in which the main idea comes first, follow…
12 terms
AP English language q.1
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Designating qualities or characteristics apart from specific…
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
The repetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any v…
A brief reference to a person, event, or place, real or ficti…
Abstract
Designating qualities or characteristics apart from specific…
Allegory
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 1
Articulate
Circuitous
Conversational
Crisp
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Roundabout, not direct
an informal exchange or presentation of thoughts and feelings
Lively; sprightly
Articulate
to speak distinctly and carefully to express oneself easily
Circuitous
Roundabout, not direct
26 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary List 1
Introspective
Aberration
Empirical
Idiosyncratic
An examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings
A deviation from the proper or expected course; a departure f…
Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or exp…
A structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an indi…
Introspective
An examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings
Aberration
A deviation from the proper or expected course; a departure f…
80 terms
AP English Language 1 (COPY)
Allegory
Allusion
Damning with faint praise
Metonymy
Definition: a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted…
Definition: a statement that refers to something without ment…
Definition: an English idiom for words that effectively conde…
Definition: the substitution of the name of an attribute or a…
Allegory
Definition: a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted…
Allusion
Definition: a statement that refers to something without ment…
20 terms
AP English language test #1
Abstract language
Concrete language
Deductive reasoning
Inductive reasoning
Words that refer to ideas, qualities, attitudes, and conditio…
Words that refer to object persons, places, or conditions tha…
Reasoning in which one derives a specific conclusion from som…
Reasoning in such one arrives at a general conclusion from a…
Abstract language
Words that refer to ideas, qualities, attitudes, and conditio…
Concrete language
Words that refer to object persons, places, or conditions tha…
26 terms
AP English Language Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Apollo
Atlantean
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
MEANING: a physically perfect male... ORIGIN: the God of music a…
MEANING: strong like Atlas... ORIGIN: Atlas carried the globe (w…
Achilles' heel
MEANING: one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a per…
Adonis
MEANING: a handsome young man... ORIGIN: Aphrodite loved him and…
15 terms
AP English Language and Composition #1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of 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
35 terms
AP english language vocab 1
allegory
didactic
ambiguity
digression
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the primary aim of teaching or instructing, especially the te…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
a passage or section that deviates from the central theme in…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
didactic
the primary aim of teaching or instructing, especially the te…
21 terms
AP English Language Chapter 1
aristotelian triangle
audience
concession
connotation
also known as rhetorical triangle, this is a diagram that ill…
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
an acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
aristotelian triangle
also known as rhetorical triangle, this is a diagram that ill…
audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
13 terms
AP English Language: Chapter 1
concession
counterargument
ethos
logos
an acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
an opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward.…
greek for "character" speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrate…
greek for "embodied thought" speakers appeal to logos, or rea…
concession
an acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
counterargument
an opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward.…
10 terms
AP English Language Set 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Abiguity
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…
84 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Uncertain or indefinite; subject to more than one interpretat…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
12 terms
AP English Language and Composition 1
allegory
repetition
allusion
ambiguity
A literary work in which things represent abstractions.
The duplication of any element of language.
A direct or indirect reference to something
The multiple meanings
allegory
A literary work in which things represent abstractions.
repetition
The duplication of any element of language.
66 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
20 terms
AP English Language Review
Parallelism
Anaphora
Paradox
Asyndeton
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true
The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used
Parallelism
the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically th…
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
40 terms
AP English Language and Composition Terms 1-40
Ad Hominem
Adjective
Adverb
Allegory
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a verb, adje…
Extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
Ad Hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Adjective
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
6 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary 1
hyperbole
understatement
oxymoron
personification
deliberate overstatement
the opposite of hyperbole
apparent contradiction
giving human characteristics to a nonhuman object
hyperbole
deliberate overstatement
understatement
the opposite of hyperbole
21 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Affective Fallacy
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of initial identical CONSONANT sounds or any V…
A figure of speech that makes brief reference to a historical…
Affective Fallacy
The judging of a work of art in terms of its results, especia…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #1
Abase
Abate
Abjure
Abrogate
to belittle; degrade [v.]
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
to formally renounce something [trans v.]
to annul or end formally by official means [trans. v.]
Abase
to belittle; degrade [v.]
Abate
to become less; end; reduce something [v.]
10 terms
AP English Language vocab 1
pious
urbane
colloquial
pedantic
devoutly religious
suave, courteous, and refined in manner
used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
excessively concerned with minor details and rules, especiall…
pious
devoutly religious
urbane
suave, courteous, and refined in manner
49 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
19 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary (1)
Rhetoric
Text
Occasion
Context
The art of effective, persuasive speaking, or writing.
This is not limited to the written word. This means any cultu…
The time and place a speech is given or a text is created.
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Rhetoric
The art of effective, persuasive speaking, or writing.
Text
This is not limited to the written word. This means any cultu…
10 terms
AP English Language- List 1
Diction
Imagery
Details
Figurative Language
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
an individual feature, fact, or item
using figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive and…
Diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
26 terms
AP English Language Vocab #1
Acerbic
Ambivalent
Censorious
Colloquial
acidic, bitter, sharp
indecisive, having mixed emotions
severely critical, condemnatory
using a conversational style; informal
Acerbic
acidic, bitter, sharp
Ambivalent
indecisive, having mixed emotions
19 terms
English Language AP Terms #1
ad hominem argument
allegory
alliteration
allusion
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
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
From the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
15 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 1
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
15 terms
AP English Language - Vocab 1
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
adj. Causing disagreement
adj. Dishonourable; shameful
n. A rude or impolite person
n. A shield; protection
Factious
adj. Causing disagreement
Ignoble
adj. Dishonourable; shameful
51 terms
AP English Language Set #1
Loaded Questions
Conundrum
Jargon
Syntactic Fluency
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
special words or expressions that are used by a particular pr…
the ability to manipulate a variety of sentence structures ef…
Loaded Questions
a question that contains a controversial or unjustified assum…
Conundrum
a question asked for amusement, typically one with a pun in i…
44 terms
AP English Language Vocab 1
abashed
abrasive
acquiescent
acerbic
ashamed; embarrassed
tending to annoy; overly aggressive
cooperative; giving in to
sour, harsh, astringent
abashed
ashamed; embarrassed
abrasive
tending to annoy; overly aggressive
10 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary #1
Brazen
Compunction
Din
Edict
Bold and unashamed
Shame
Loud persistent noise
Authoritative command
Brazen
Bold and unashamed
Compunction
Shame
19 terms
AP English Language Terms #1
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…
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