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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.
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.
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…
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
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…
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…
84 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.
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
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.
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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)
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…
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…
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…
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…
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Denotation
Diction
Didactic
Epistrophe
...
...
...
...
Denotation
...
Diction
...
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
12 terms
Ap English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
A literary historical Religious or mythological reference
Repetition of words at a start of successive clauses
Allegory
Narrative with miltiple levels of meaning
Alliteration
Sequential repetition of similar initial sounds
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…
65 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Emulate
Cautionary
Nostalgic
Pedantic
v. copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
adj. Longing for familiar things or persons, or for a period…
adj. describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly…
Emulate
v. copy in an attempt to equal or be better than
Cautionary
adj. Offering or serving as a warning.
64 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
The repetition of the same sounds - usually initial consonant…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in the sy…
Ad hominem
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
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…
45 terms
AP English Language & Composition
exordium
narration
partition
confirmation
the web that draws listeners into the speech, introduce subje…
offers background material on case
divide the case, make clear which part of the case the speake…
offer points to substantiate the argument, provides reasons,…
exordium
the web that draws listeners into the speech, introduce subje…
narration
offers background material on case
80 terms
ap english language & composition
abstract
ad hominem
allegory
allusion
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
in an argument this is an attack on the person rather than th…
extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters even…
reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from litera…
abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
ad hominem
in an argument this is an attack on the person rather than th…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple means, either intention or unintentional, of a w…
allegory
device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
alliteration
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
40 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Antecedent
Anecdote
Anaphora
Antithesis
Every pronoun refers back to a previous noun or pronoun. ... e.g…
a brief recounting of a relevant episode. Are interested into…
the conscious repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning…
an opposition or contrast of ideas that is often expressed in…
Antecedent
Every pronoun refers back to a previous noun or pronoun. ... e.g…
Anecdote
a brief recounting of a relevant episode. Are interested into…
9 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Parallelism (scheme of balance)
...for the support of this declaration…
Isocolon (scheme of balance)
His purpose was to impress the ignoran…
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Parallelism
use of parallel elements similar not only in structure, as in…
Isocolon
Parallelism (scheme of balance)
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
...for the support of this declaration…
Parallelism
24 terms
AP English Language + Composition
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Distinctio
Epithet
"opposite." A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas a…
A writer or a speaker detaches himself from the reality and a…
Figure of explication in which an introductory reference to a…
A descriptive literary device that describes a place, a thing…
Antithesis
"opposite." A rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas a…
Apostrophe
A writer or a speaker detaches himself from the reality and a…
68 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Uses character and/or story elements symbolically to represen…
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
Uses character and/or story elements symbolically to represen…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
10 terms
AP English Language & Composition
Caricature
Clause
Colloquial
Conceit
Verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate or…
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb.
Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing.
A fanciful expression.
Caricature
Verbal description, the purpose of which is to exaggerate or…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb.
117 terms
AP English Language and Composition
ad hominem
allegory - The device of using charact…
alliteration
allusion - A direct or indirect refere…
(Latin) a form of argument characterized by an attack on the…
...
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
...
ad hominem
(Latin) a form of argument characterized by an attack on the…
allegory - The device of using charact…
...
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device using elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
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 elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
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…
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