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49 terms
AP English Composition and Rhetoric Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
1. Is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principl…
1. The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginnin…
1. A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
1. A comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to an…
Allegory
1. Is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principl…
Alliteration
1. The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginnin…
16 terms
Composition and Rhetoric: Rhetoric Terms
Aporia
Apostrophe
Asyndeton
Euphemism
Questioning oneself (or rhetorically asking the audience), of…
A sudden turn from the general audience to address a specific…
The absence of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, claus…
A substitution of a more pleasant expression for one word who…
Aporia
Questioning oneself (or rhetorically asking the audience), of…
Apostrophe
A sudden turn from the general audience to address a specific…
31 terms
Rhetorical Terms - AP English & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements, symbolic…
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, symbolic…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
27 terms
AP English and Composition Rhetorical Terms
ad hominem fallacy
ad populum fallacy
allegory
allusion
"to the man" a fallacy or logic in which a person's character…
"to the crowd" a fallacy or logic in which the widespread occ…
a story in which the people, places, and thing that represent…
a brief reference to a person, place, event, or passage in a…
ad hominem fallacy
"to the man" a fallacy or logic in which a person's character…
ad populum fallacy
"to the crowd" a fallacy or logic in which the widespread occ…
51 terms
English Mtel Rhetoric and composition
Alliteration
Analogy
Anaphora
Anastrophe
A device that repeats stressed sounds in a sequence of works…
Comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of suc…
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses (Yoda li…
Alliteration
A device that repeats stressed sounds in a sequence of works…
Analogy
Comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
110 terms
CSET English Composition and Rhetoric
Stages of the Writing Process (in order)
Writing Activities
Types of Source Material for Writing
Reference works
prewriting (also called planning or rehearsal), shapping, dra…
personal writing, workplace writing, subject writing, creativ…
Referrence works, Internet, Student-created sources and Other…
dictionaries, encyclopedias, writers' reference handbooks, bo…
Stages of the Writing Process (in order)
prewriting (also called planning or rehearsal), shapping, dra…
Writing Activities
personal writing, workplace writing, subject writing, creativ…
Rhetoric/ Analysis 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…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
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…
15 terms
English III: Rhetoric & Composition Theory Terms
rhetoric
ethos
pathos
logos
the art of persuasion through words
appeals to an audience's sense of trust in the speaker; it is…
appeals to an audience's emotions (ex: pity, anger, fear)
appeals to an audience's reason
rhetoric
the art of persuasion through words
ethos
appeals to an audience's sense of trust in the speaker; it is…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Anaphora
Antithesis
Aphorism
Appeal to authority
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of succes…
rhetorical figure in which two ideas are directly opposed or…
a short, often witty statement of a principle or truth about…
drawing on the authority of widely respected people, institut…
Anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of succes…
Antithesis
rhetorical figure in which two ideas are directly opposed or…
38 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms Examples
audience
concession
connotation
context
Gehrig's ____ was his teammates and fans in the stadium that…
Lou Gehrig concedes what some of his listeners may think — th…
All of the following mean "overweight": ... That cat is PLUMP. T…
The ____ for Lou Gehrig's speech is the recent announcement o…
audience
Gehrig's ____ was his teammates and fans in the stadium that…
concession
Lou Gehrig concedes what some of his listeners may think — th…
38 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms Definitions
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
49 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
The device of using character and/or s…
The repetition of sounds, especially i…
A direct or indirect reference to some…
The multiple meanings, either intentio…
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or s…
Allegory
The repetition of sounds, especially i…
Alliteration
19 terms
Rhetorical Terms- AP English Language and Composition
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 expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.... "we can de…
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…
Rhetoric/ Analysis 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…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
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…
Glossary of Rhetorical 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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
9 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetoric/ Analysis Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
79 terms
AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Terms #english
Trope
Metaphor
Simile
Metonymy
Figure of speech with an unexpected twist in the meaning of t…
When something IS something... "The office is a beehive of activ…
When something is LIKE something else... "Her skin was like alab…
Using a vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a more…
Trope
Figure of speech with an unexpected twist in the meaning of t…
Metaphor
When something IS something... "The office is a beehive of activ…
80 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical 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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
73 terms
AP English Language & Composition Rhetorical Terms (1)
abstract language
concrete language
analogy
annotating
language that names concepts or qualities that cannot be dire…
language denoting objects or qualities that the senses can pe…
a comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things. Often,…
the taking of notes directly on the text
abstract language
language that names concepts or qualities that cannot be dire…
concrete language
language denoting objects or qualities that the senses can pe…
71 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms
ad hominem
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound.
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
ad hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
allegory
Extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
50 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical 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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms (Personification to Verbal Irony)
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
41 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms
Rhetoric
Audience
Speaker
Subject
the art of finding ways of persuading an audience.
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text; most texts are lik…
the person or group who creates the text.
the topic of a text; what the text is about.
Rhetoric
the art of finding ways of persuading an audience.
Audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text; most texts are lik…
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Glossary of Rhetorical 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…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples Dougherty
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
34 terms
Composition and Rhetoric: Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Blank Verse
the repetition of the beginning sound
a reference to something outside the text (like the Bible, my…
repetitive vowel sound
poetry with regular meter but no rhyme
Alliteration
the repetition of the beginning sound
Allusion
a reference to something outside the text (like the Bible, my…
Examples of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Allusion
Anadiplosis
EX: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee - Atticus Finch poi…
EX: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe": The author C.S.…
EX: A Pandora's box: This allusion has been in numerous liter…
EX: Yoda from Star Wars - "fear leads to anger. Anger leads t…
Ad Hominem
EX: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee - Atticus Finch poi…
Allegory
EX: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe": The author C.S.…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
110 terms
glossary of rhetorical terms- ap english language and composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
the device using character and/or story elements symbolically…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
the device using character and/or story elements symbolically…
Alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
25 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Anecdote
Apology
Allusion
Analogy
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
An elaborate statement justifying some controversial, even co…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
Apology
An elaborate statement justifying some controversial, even co…
52 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical 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 intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
11 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms
Anaphora
Metonymy
Alliteration
Oxymoron
a rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a figure of speech that replaces the name of one thing with s…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds: Larry is a lovely…
a figure of speech that combines two usually contradictory te…
Anaphora
a rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Metonymy
a figure of speech that replaces the name of one thing with s…
43 terms
AP English Rhetorical Terms (Advanced Composition Skills)
abstract language
analogy
analysis
anaphora
language that deals with CONCEPTS and INTANGIBLES (as disting…
a comparison between two situations, usually one familiar and…
the process of breaking a complex item into its component par…
a rhetorical device in which a word or phrase is repeated at…
abstract language
language that deals with CONCEPTS and INTANGIBLES (as disting…
analogy
a comparison between two situations, usually one familiar and…
72 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Analogy
The repetition of initial consonant sounds. In other words, c…
A reference to another work or famous figure. If we say, "Mrs…
The word is derived from Greek, It means, "misplaced in time.…
A comparison, usually they involve two or more symbolic parts…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds. In other words, c…
Allusion
A reference to another work or famous figure. If we say, "Mrs…
50 terms
Rhetorical Terms AP English Language and Composition
Abstract
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Not related to the concrete properties of an object; pertaini…
narrative form in which characters and actions have meanings…
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Use of language in which multiple meanings or interpretations…
Abstract
Not related to the concrete properties of an object; pertaini…
Allegory
narrative form in which characters and actions have meanings…
22 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms 1
Allegory
Allusion
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and or story elements symbolica…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The opposition or contrast of ideas, the direct opposite.
A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and or story elements symbolica…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
86 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Antithesis
Chiasmus
Oxymoron
Rhetorical question
The placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another…
A reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel ph…
A combination of words that have opposite or very different m…
A question not intended to elicit an answer but asked for rhe…
Antithesis
The placing of a sentence or one of its parts against another…
Chiasmus
A reversal in the order of words in two otherwise parallel ph…
35 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms (AP English Language & Composition)
alliteration
anaphora
antithesis
artistic proofs
the repetition of initial sounds in successive words
the sue of repeated words at the beginnings of phrases, claus…
the juxtaposition of opposites, often in parallel structrue
the proofs that are within the control of the speaker or writ…
alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds in successive words
anaphora
the sue of repeated words at the beginnings of phrases, claus…
21 terms
AP English Language Composition Rhetorical Terms
Audience
Concession
Connotation
context
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…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
Concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
51 terms
English Mtel Rhetoric and composition
Alliteration
Analogy
Anaphora
Anastrophe
A device that repeats stressed sounds in a sequence of works…
Comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of suc…
the inversion of the usual order of words or clauses (Yoda li…
Alliteration
A device that repeats stressed sounds in a sequence of works…
Analogy
Comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Anadiplosis
Analogy
An argument based on the failings on an adversary rather than…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Ad Hominem
An argument based on the failings on an adversary rather than…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
38 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms Definitions
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
82 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical 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 consonants in tw…
A direct of indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings of a word, phrase, sentence, or passage
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms
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…
25 terms
AP English Language and Composition - Rhetorical Terms
Colloquialism
Diction
Ethos
Figurative Language
an informal or conversational use of language
word choice
a Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
the use of tropes or figures of speech; going beyond literal…
Colloquialism
an informal or conversational use of language
Diction
word choice
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
abstract language
alliteration
allusion
analogy
describes ideas and qualities rather than observable or speci…
repetition of words starting with the same letter
brief reference to something literary, mythological, or histo…
...
abstract language
describes ideas and qualities rather than observable or speci…
alliteration
repetition of words starting with the same letter
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms
Antithesis [an-tith-uh-sis]
Parallelism [par-uh-le-liz-uh m]
Ellipses [ih-lips]
Enumeration [ih-noo-muh-rey-shuh n]
- the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against anoth…
- the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically…
- used in narratives to omit some parts of a sentence or even…
- listing details or a process of mentioning words or phrases…
Antithesis [an-tith-uh-sis]
- the placing of a sentence or one of its parts against anoth…
Parallelism [par-uh-le-liz-uh m]
- the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically…
57 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion -
Ambiguity (am-bi-gyoo-i-tee) - The mul…
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…
...
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
86 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
extending the metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions…
the repetition of an initial constant sound... ex: While I nodde…
a brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
Ad Hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Allegory
extending the metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions…
41 terms
AP English Language and Composition- Rhetorical Terms
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 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 tw…
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