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124 terms
Close Reading AP English Language (AP 3)
Inference
Archetype
Antagonist
Protagonist
opinion with evidence to support
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
person who opposes the protagonist
the hero or main character
Inference
opinion with evidence to support
Archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
20 terms
AP English Language 3
ad hominem
colloquial
declarative sentence
exposition
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
A sentence that makes a statement
Background information presented in a literary work.
ad hominem
A fallacy that attacks the person rather than dealing with th…
colloquial
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
20 terms
AP English Language #3
loathe
reprimand
lackluster
caustic
to hate
to show sharp disapproval
dull
sarcastic, biting
loathe
to hate
reprimand
to show sharp disapproval
19 terms
AP English Language 3
Appease
Abate
Prudence
Abhor
To bring to a state of peace or quiet; soothe
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
Exercise of good and cautious judgement
To regard with disgust
Appease
To bring to a state of peace or quiet; soothe
Abate
To lessen or reduce in force or intensity
14 terms
AP English Language #3
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Logical fallacies
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
Reason/ logic that is used in a statement or argument that pe…
Making an error in reasoning of an argument; false conclusion…
Ethos
Demonstrates that they are trustworthy, un bias,or credible.…
Pathos
An appeal to emotions, values,desire, or hope and fear/ preju…
10 terms
AP English and Language 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Extremely or unusually small
To bring or recall to conscious mind
Dangerously high or steep
Balletic
Of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Diminutive
Extremely or unusually small
20 terms
AP English language 3
Slippery slope
Either or reasoning
Earnest
Caricature
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction.
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in…
Slippery slope
an idea or course of action which will lead to something unac…
Either or reasoning
When an issue is clear-cut, either/or reasoning is fine. (Eit…
20 terms
AP English Language #3
Argument
Assonance
Asyndeton
Audience
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
The omission of coordinating conjunctions.
The intended reader.
Argument
A series of statements/reasons and a conclusion drawn from th…
Assonance
Repetition of a similar vowel in a sequence of nearby words.
60 terms
AP English Language/ 3
Adjunct
Bellwether
Caterwaul
Chimercal
Something added to it but not essential
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
To utter a long wailing cry; howl or screech
Unreal; imaginary; visionary; widely fanciful; highly unreali…
Adjunct
Something added to it but not essential
Bellwether
A male sheep that leads the flock wearing a bell; a leader
82 terms
AP English Language 3 Vocab
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
a work that functions on a symbolic level
the repetition of initial consonant sounds... "Peter Piper picke…
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
10 terms
AP English Language List 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
(adj) of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
(adj) extremely or unusually small
(v) to bring or recall to the conscious mind
(adj) dangerously high or steep
Balletic
(adj) of or relating to a characteristic of ballet; graceful
Diminutive
(adj) extremely or unusually small
98 terms
AP English 3 Language Glossary
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliterations
Allusions
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
the repetition of a letter or a phonetic sound at the beginni…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
entails writing sentences with active verbs. usually preferre…
Ad Hominem
this is an attack on the person rather than the issue at hand…
10 terms
AP English language vocab 3
Balletic
Diminutive
Evoke
Precipitous
Of or relating to a characteristic of baller; graceful
Extremely or unusually small
To bring or recall to the conscious mind
Dangerously high or steep
Balletic
Of or relating to a characteristic of baller; graceful
Diminutive
Extremely or unusually small
44 terms
AP English Language Vocab 3
impregnable
conclave
despondent
belligerent
beyond refutation; impossible to enter by force
a secret meeting
feeling profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or…
of warlike character; aggressively hostile
impregnable
beyond refutation; impossible to enter by force
conclave
a secret meeting
10 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary #3
interdict
invidious
largess
ogle
forbid
arousing envy
generous gift
flirt
interdict
forbid
invidious
arousing envy
15 terms
AP English Language - Week 3
disingenuous
auspicious
cosmopolitan
placate
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
adj) worldly, sophisticated
v) to pacify, to appease, to soothe
disingenuous
adj) insincere, crafty, not straightforward or frank
auspicious
adj) favorable, promising, pointing to a good result
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary (Set 3)
Evince
Exculpate
Execrable
Exigent
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
(adj.) loathsome, detestable (Her pudding is so execrable tha…
(adj.) urgent, critical (The patient has an exigent need for…
Evince
(v.) to show, reveal (Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-bi…
Exculpate
(v.) to free from guilt or blame, exonerate (My discovery of…
28 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary List 3
abate
admonition
adulation
amorphous
to lessen
a gentle rebuke
high praise
formless
abate
to lessen
admonition
a gentle rebuke
14 terms
AP English Language: Test # 3
inference/ infer
invective
irony/ ironic
Juxtaposition
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using w…
the contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
inference/ infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using w…
20 terms
AP English Language Pt. 3
Admonitory
Ambiguous
Ameliorate
Berate
Adj. Giving or conveying a warning or reprimand
Adj. Open to more than one interpretation; having a double me…
V. To make something bad better
V. Scold or criticize someone angrily
Admonitory
Adj. Giving or conveying a warning or reprimand
Ambiguous
Adj. Open to more than one interpretation; having a double me…
20 terms
Ap English Language List 3
Gravity
Sanctions
Circumvent
Incontinent
The condition of being serious;solemn.
Give authority or permission to; grant formal approval.
Beat through cleverness and wit.
Not having control; lacking restraint.
Gravity
The condition of being serious;solemn.
Sanctions
Give authority or permission to; grant formal approval.
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition 3
figure of speech
generic conventions
genre
homily
A device used to produce figurative language.
This term describes traditions for each genre.
The major category into which a literary work fits.
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally, it c…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language.
generic conventions
This term describes traditions for each genre.
48 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary -- Week 3
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…
27 terms
AP English 3 Language and Composition
Satirical
Simile
Ad hominem argument
Extended metaphor
containing or using satire.
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
An extended metaphor is when an author uses a metaphor, a com…
Satirical
containing or using satire.
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
10 terms
AP English Language - Vocabulary Set #3
Bereft
Bilious
Bowdlerize
Burgeon
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
to edit by remove parts of a work that are considered indecen…
to produce new growth; flourish or develop rapidly [intrans./…
Bereft
filled with a sense of loss; deprived of somebody or somethin…
Bilious
nauseatingly unpleasant; disagreeable [adj.]
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…
10 terms
AP English Language - List 3
Antithesis
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Direct contrast; opposition
An appeal to ethics, and it is a means of convincing someone…
An appeal to logic, and is a way of persuading an audience by…
An appeal to emotion, and is a way of convincing an audience…
Antithesis
Direct contrast; opposition
Ethos
An appeal to ethics, and it is a means of convincing someone…
40 terms
AP English language vocab #3
Accolade
Benign
Carnivorous
Deflation
Praise, distiction
Kindly, gentle, or harmless
Meat-eating
Decrease, depreciation
Accolade
Praise, distiction
Benign
Kindly, gentle, or harmless
14 terms
AP English Language Vocab 3
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Logical Fallacies
Demonstrates that they are credible and trustworthy
Appeal to emotions, values, desires, and hopes, on the one ha…
Appeal to reason by offering clear, rational ideas
Potential vulnerabilities or weaknesses in an argument
Ethos
Demonstrates that they are credible and trustworthy
Pathos
Appeal to emotions, values, desires, and hopes, on the one ha…
14 terms
AP English Language Terms 3
Inference/infer
Invective
Irony/ironic
Juxtaposition (juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uhn)
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
AP English Language Terms - 3
inferance/infer
invective
irony/ironic
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…
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
inferance/infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
15 terms
AP English Language - Vocab 3
Pedestrian
Bona Fide
Adventitious
Fecund
adj. ordinary or dull
adj. in good faith
adj. accidental; nonessential
adj. fertile, productive
Pedestrian
adj. ordinary or dull
Bona Fide
adj. in good faith
18 terms
AP English language vocab 3
Apocryphal
Exonerate
Fervid
Intermittent
Type of story that is wideley accepted but isn't true; myth
Free from blame
Passionate
In intervals;starting and stopping
Apocryphal
Type of story that is wideley accepted but isn't true; myth
Exonerate
Free from blame
10 terms
AP English language vocabulary #3
Enlightenment (N)
Reason (N)
Optimist (N)
Pessimist (N)
Philosophical movement rejecting traditionally, social, relig…
A statement offered in explanation or justification(mind). Re…
Glass half full. Optimism (Adj)
Glass half empty. Pessimistic (Adj)
Enlightenment (N)
Philosophical movement rejecting traditionally, social, relig…
Reason (N)
A statement offered in explanation or justification(mind). Re…
40 terms
AP Language vocab 3 English
Assiduous
Compelling
Diligent
Dogged
Hard working
forceful; urgently demanding attention
Marked by painstaking effort; hard working
Stubbornly persevering
Assiduous
Hard working
Compelling
forceful; urgently demanding attention
13 terms
AP English Language terms (3)
homily
hyperbole
imagery
inference/infer
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally. It c…
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
the sensory details or figurative language used to describe,…
to draw reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
homily
This term literally means "sermon," but more informally. It c…
hyperbole
A figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstate…
27 terms
AP English Language Ch. 3
ad hominem fallacy
ad populum (bandwagon)
appeal to false authority
argument
"against the man," refers to switching the argument from the…
"everybody's doing it, so it must be a good thing to do."
fallacy occurs when someone has no authority or expertise to…
a process of reasoned inquiry
ad hominem fallacy
"against the man," refers to switching the argument from the…
ad populum (bandwagon)
"everybody's doing it, so it must be a good thing to do."
15 terms
AP English Language Vocab #3
accede
blandish
complacency
destitute
to agree
to coax by using flattery
self-satisfied ignorance of danger
impoverished, utterly lacking
accede
to agree
blandish
to coax by using flattery
98 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary 3
Pertinacious
Petulance
Pithy
Platitude
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
(adj.) concisely meaningful (My father's long-winded explanat…
(n.) an uninspired remark, cliché (After reading over her pap…
Pertinacious
(adj.) stubbornly persistent (Harry's parents were frustrated…
Petulance
(n.) rudeness, irritability (The nanny resigned after she cou…
36 terms
AP English Language: Chapter 3
ad hominem
bandwagon appeal
appeal to a false authority
argument
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
this fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
a process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
this fallacy refers to the specific diversionary tactic of sw…
bandwagon appeal
this fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
15 terms
AP English language list 3
Ambivalent
Amiable
Burlesque
Despondent
(Adj) undecided; neutral; wishy-washy
(Adj) friendly; agreeable
(Noun) a ludicrous, mocking, or exaggerated imitation
(Adj) extremely depressed; full of despair
Ambivalent
(Adj) undecided; neutral; wishy-washy
Amiable
(Adj) friendly; agreeable
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…
33 terms
AP English Language Chapter 3
Ad Hominem
Ad popular (bandwagon appeal)
Appeal to false authority
Argument
Latin for "against the man", this fallacy refers to the speci…
This fallacy occurs when evidence builds down to "everybody's…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "against the man", this fallacy refers to the speci…
Ad popular (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence builds down to "everybody's…
10 terms
AP English Language: Vocabulary Week 3/9
Antecedent
Clause
Diction
Loose sentence/ non-periodic sentence
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
Refers to the author's word choice in regard to correctness,…
A sentence in which the independent clause comes first and th…
Antecedent
A word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun... Example: L…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains a subject and a verb.... Exampl…
20 terms
Figurative Language Ap English 3
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Audience
n. Credibility
n. Appeal to logic
n. Appeal to emotion
n. the intended reader of a piece
Ethos
n. Credibility
Logos
n. Appeal to logic
13 terms
AP English 3: Figurative language
Cliché
Metonymy
Understatement
Apostrophe
Trite expressions, devalued bu overuse. Aspeaker may use this…
Substitutes the name of one object for that of another closel…
Presents something as less significant than it is. The ironic…
Directly address an absent person, who may be real, imagined…
Cliché
Trite expressions, devalued bu overuse. Aspeaker may use this…
Metonymy
Substitutes the name of one object for that of another closel…
23 terms
AP Language English Terms #3
Personification
Point of View
Prose
Repetition
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
In literature, the perspective from which a story is told
One of the major divisions of genre, refers to fiction and no…
The duplication, either exact or approximate, of any element…
Personification
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
Point of View
In literature, the perspective from which a story is told
100 terms
AP English language Terms
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…
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…
9 terms
AP English Language and Composition 3
syntax
theme
thesis
tone
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or…
similar to mood, tone describes the author's attitude toward…
syntax
the way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses…
theme
central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into…
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