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English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
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.
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.
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English Language and Composition #2
Systematic
Intuitive
Enthymeme
Premise
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
Logical reasoning with one premise left unstated... ex. His enth…
An idea or concept... ex. The major premise is that all humans a…
Systematic
Defined invention strategy... ex. John used a systematic approac…
Intuitive
Spontaneous invention ... ex. Skilled writers can be intuitive i…
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…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition : Unit 6 Vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) one having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
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
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…
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…
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…
80 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.
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.
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AP English Language and Composition Terms List 6
synecdoche
thesis
tone
transition
A figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole, such…
the sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses th…
the author's attitude toward his material, the audience, or b…
A word or phrase that links different ideas.
synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole, such…
thesis
the sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses th…
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AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 6
aberration
ad hoc
empathy
nepotism
noun the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual co…
adj dealing with a specific subject or purpose / Some of the…
noun the identification or experiencing of the feelings, thou…
noun favoritism shown because of family relationship / She wa…
aberration
noun the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual co…
ad hoc
adj dealing with a specific subject or purpose / Some of the…
10 terms
Vocabulary #6 AP English Language and Composition
Latent
Manifest
Purport
Soporific
(adj) (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed…
(adj) clear or obvious to the eye or mind
(v) appear or claim to be or do something, especially falsely…
(adj) tending to induce drowsiness or sleep
Latent
(adj) (of a quality or state) existing but not yet developed…
Manifest
(adj) clear or obvious to the eye or mind
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.
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 6
Abstemious
Anomalous
Aver
Bucolic
(adj.) moderate; especially in the use of food and drink
(adj.) abnormal; irregular
(v) assert
(adj., n) pertaining to the country
Abstemious
(adj.) moderate; especially in the use of food and drink
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal; irregular
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AP English Language and Composition Ch. 6 Vocab
Nascent
Phlegmatic
Precipitous
Badinage
Adj. beginning to exist incipient. ... Comes from a Latin word m…
Adj. unemotional, impassive, undemonstrative... In medieval theo…
Adj. extremely steep... It means steep, nearly vertical
N. banter, light repartee... Is a lighthearted, playful banter
Nascent
Adj. beginning to exist incipient. ... Comes from a Latin word m…
Phlegmatic
Adj. unemotional, impassive, undemonstrative... In medieval theo…
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…
34 terms
AP English Language and Composition 5 & 6
Litotes
Logos
Loose Sentence
Metaphor
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
An appeal to logic or reasoning
A sentence structure in which a main clause is followed by su…
A figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made bet…
Litotes
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
Logos
An appeal to logic or reasoning
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AP English Language and Composition Terms 5 & 6
paradox
parallelism
parody
pedantic
a statement that appears to be self-contradictory or opposed…
comes from Greek roots meaning "beside one another." refers t…
A work that closely imitates the syle or content of another w…
An adjective that describes words, phrases or general tone th…
paradox
a statement that appears to be self-contradictory or opposed…
parallelism
comes from Greek roots meaning "beside one another." refers t…
52 terms
English language and composition Terminology
Narration
Exposition
Description
Argument
Retelling of an event or series of events
a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or the…
A written or spoken representation of a person, object or event
A statement put forth and supported by evidence
Narration
Retelling of an event or series of events
Exposition
a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or the…
22 terms
Ap English Language and Composition: Unit 6
Brusque
Demagogue
Cajole
Ennui
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
(n.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claim…
(v.) to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to decei…
(n.) weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or…
Brusque
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Demagogue
(n.) a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claim…
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English Language and Composition Definitions
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimebole
...
...
...
...
Alliteration
...
Allusion
...
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
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
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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
25 terms
Unit 6 Vocabulary- AP English Language and Composition
acquisitive
aesthetic
antagonize
arrogate
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
(adj.) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty;(n…
cause someone to become hostile; to incur the dislike of
to claim or take without right
acquisitive
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
aesthetic
(adj.) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty;(n…
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
100 terms
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…
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…
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…
AP English Language and Composition weeks 5+6
caustic (a)
untenable (a)
tantamount (a)
gaffe (n)
critical
indefensible
equivalent (in value, significance, or effect. (amounts are s…
social blunder
caustic (a)
critical
untenable (a)
indefensible
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
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…
100 terms
AP English 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…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
...
...
...
...
Denotation
...
Diction
...
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…
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)
50 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Bitter
Condescending
Contemptuous
Disdainful
Proceeding from strong animosity
To speak to as if one is inferior
To regard or treat with scorn, disrespectful
To reject aloofly
Bitter
Proceeding from strong animosity
Condescending
To speak to as if one is inferior
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…
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
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
Sarcasm
Satire
Semantics
Style
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," sarcasm involves bitt…
A work that targets human vices and follies or social institu…
The branch of linguistics that studies the meaning of words,…
The consideration of style has two purposes: An evaluation of…
Sarcasm
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," sarcasm involves bitt…
Satire
A work that targets human vices and follies or social institu…
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
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…
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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