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HSLDA AP English Language and Composition Vocab 11
Critique
Diatribe
Prosaic
Ponderous
1. an evaluation or essay that evaluates (analysis, assessmen…
1. bitter attack, criticism (tirade, denunciation, rant)
1. dull and unimaginative (banal, mundane, pedestrian)... 2. col…
1. cumbersome (weighty, heavy)... 2. extremely dull
Critique
1. an evaluation or essay that evaluates (analysis, assessmen…
Diatribe
1. bitter attack, criticism (tirade, denunciation, rant)
44 terms
AP English 11 Language & Composition Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
- The device of using character and/or story elements symboli…
- A direct or indirect reference to something that is presuma…
- The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional,…
- A similarity or comparison between 2 different things or th…
Allegory
- The device of using character and/or story elements symboli…
Allusion
- A direct or indirect reference to something that is presuma…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11-20) terms
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
Apostrophe
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Two opposite or contracting words, phrase, clauses, or ideas,…
A short statement which expresses a general truth or a moral…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Antithesis
Two opposite or contracting words, phrase, clauses, or ideas,…
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.
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#3)
Irony
Logic
Logical Fallacy
Metaphor
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
the process of reasoning.
a mistake in reasoning.
a direct comparison between dissimilar things.
Irony
an unexpected twist or contrast between what happens and what…
Logic
the process of reasoning.
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#2)
Denotation
Dialect
Diction
Didactic
the literal or dictionary meaning of a word.
the re-creation of regional spoken language.
word choice; the author's choice of words that creates tone,…
writing whose purpose is to instruct or to teach.
Denotation
the literal or dictionary meaning of a word.
Dialect
the re-creation of regional spoken language.
24 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#4)
Pun
Reductio ad Absurdum
Rhetoric (X)
Rhetorical Question
a play on words that often has a comic effect.
a logical/rhetorical fallacy, because it reduces an argument…
(X) refers to the entire process of written communication.
a statement in question form.... one that does not expect an exp…
Pun
a play on words that often has a comic effect.
Reductio ad Absurdum
a logical/rhetorical fallacy, because it reduces an argument…
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AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#5)
Anaphora
Aphorism
Archaism
Ambiguity
the repetition of words, phrases, and/or clauses at the begin…
a concise statement that reveals a truth or principle.
employment of words, styles, or concepts that are out-of-date.
a word or idea that can be understood in a variety of ways.
Anaphora
the repetition of words, phrases, and/or clauses at the begin…
Aphorism
a concise statement that reveals a truth or principle.
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition (11) Glossary (#1)
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 t…
a work that functions on a symbolic level.
the repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than t…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized…
deserving of blame or correction
likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on unce…
to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstemious
moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized…
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
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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…
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
29 terms
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Week 11
Acerb
Apostate
Awry
Cadaverous
(adj.) acid; sour
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
(adv., adj.) turned to one side
(adj.) haggard; ghostly pale
Acerb
(adj.) acid; sour
Apostate
(n, adj.) a renegade; one who deserts his principles
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…
78 terms
11 AP Language & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "peck of…
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
A type of composition (or, more commonly, a part of a composi…
Allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
Alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "peck of…
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…
10 terms
AP English Language & Composition Terms Week 11
vestige
presumptuous
euphoria
bode
noun a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is…
adj. failing to realize the limits of what is permitted or ap…
noun a state of intense happiness and confidence / Once the e…
verb to be an omen of, to be a prediction of an outcome / Get…
vestige
noun a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is…
presumptuous
adj. failing to realize the limits of what is permitted or ap…
19 terms
5-11 AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
shift
tone
point of view
theme thesis
a general term in linguistics for any slight alteration in a…
the writer's attitude toward his reader and his subject; his…
A way the events of a story are conveyed to the reader, it is…
the message conveyed by a literary work
shift
a general term in linguistics for any slight alteration in a…
tone
the writer's attitude toward his reader and his subject; his…
54 terms
AP English 11 (Language and Composition) Terms
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
from the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
the repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
a reference (usually indirect) to a person, place or event me…
Ad hominem
from the Latin meaning "to or against the man," this is an ar…
Allegory
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
44 terms
AP English 11: Language and Composition Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Story elements symbolically to represent an obstruction in ad…
A historical literary religious or mythical reference
Multiple meanings
The similarity or comparison that explains something unfamili…
Allegory
Story elements symbolically to represent an obstruction in ad…
Allusion
A historical literary religious or mythical reference
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…
44 terms
AP English 11 Language and Compositions Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Using character and/or story elements symbolically; abstracti…
Direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly kn…
Multiple meanings of a word, phrase, sentence
Similarity or comparison between 2 different things or the re…
Allegory
Using character and/or story elements symbolically; abstracti…
Allusion
Direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly kn…
15 terms
AP English Language and Composition Set 11
impotent
imprecation
jocular
juxtapose
powerless; lacking strength
a curse
humorous, lighthearted
to place side by side for comparison
impotent
powerless; lacking strength
imprecation
a curse
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…
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.
25 terms
AP English language and composition lesson 11
Abet
Agile
Antidote
Ascertain
To encourage or to assit usually an offense agaiant justice o…
The abile to move quicky with grace
Something that relieves the effects of poision
To fine out definitely to determine
Abet
To encourage or to assit usually an offense agaiant justice o…
Agile
The abile to move quicky with grace
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…
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.
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…
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
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
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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)
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
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…
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