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AP Literature: Figurative Language
Allegory
Allusion
Anachronism
Antithesis
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
A reference to something else in culture: typically literary,…
When something is misplaced in time, but intended to make a p…
A contrast of two equal ideas
Allegory
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
Allusion
A reference to something else in culture: typically literary,…
8 terms
AP Literature - Figurative Language
Imagery
Similie
Metaphor
Alliteration
Language that appeals to the senses. Descriptions of people o…
A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between…
A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison betwe…
Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words…
Imagery
Language that appeals to the senses. Descriptions of people o…
Similie
A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between…
19 terms
Figurative Language AP Literature
Imagery
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Uses the five senses
A comparison of two things using the words like or as
Comparison without the word like or as and used the verb TO B…
The repetition of sounds at the beginning and end of words
Imagery
Uses the five senses
Simile
A comparison of two things using the words like or as
18 terms
AP Literature: Figurative Language
Abstract
Allusion
Analogy
Apostrophe
ideas or general qualities of things, lacking vivid detail
a reference to something literary, mythological, biblical, th…
a comparison of two different things which are similar in som…
a device used wherein a character addresses a dead, absent, o…
Abstract
ideas or general qualities of things, lacking vivid detail
Allusion
a reference to something literary, mythological, biblical, th…
13 terms
AP Literature and Composition: Figurative Language
hyperbole
understatement
personification
metaphor
extreme exaggeration used for effect
an expression of less strength than would be expected
giving human qualities to non-human things
a direct comparison between two unlike things
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration used for effect
understatement
an expression of less strength than would be expected
130 terms
AP Literature Figurative Language Terms
Abstract
Academic
Accent
Aesthetic
Style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intangi…
Dry and theoretical writing.
The stressed portion of a word or phrase... Example: "To be or n…
A coherent sense of taste.... Example: " The kid who is room is…
Abstract
Style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intangi…
Academic
Dry and theoretical writing.
73 terms
AP literature figurative language vocab
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
A narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
A sequential repetition of a similar initial sound usually ap…
A literary historical religious or mythological reference in…
The regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
Allegory
A narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the s…
Alliteration
A sequential repetition of a similar initial sound usually ap…
19 terms
Figurative language terms- AP Literature
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Anthropomorphism
comparison using like, as, or than
a direct comparison
a figure of speech in which the poet describes an abstraction…
a form of personification in which human qualities are attrib…
Simile
comparison using like, as, or than
Metaphor
a direct comparison
75 terms
AP Literature Terminology and Figurative Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
personifications of abstract ideas and are given names that r…
repetition of the same initial constant sounds in a sequence…
reference to another work of literature , or art ,history, or…
repetition of the same group of words at the beginning of suc…
Allegory
personifications of abstract ideas and are given names that r…
Alliteration
repetition of the same initial constant sounds in a sequence…
15 terms
AP Literature Terms (Figurative Language)
Conceit
Petrarchan Conceit
Metaphysical conceit
Euphemism
Conceit. "An elaborate, usually intellectually ingenious poet…
used in love poetry, exploits a particular set of images for…
This type of conceit draws upon a wide range of knowledge, fr…
A mild word or phrase that substitutes for another that would…
Conceit
Conceit. "An elaborate, usually intellectually ingenious poet…
Petrarchan Conceit
used in love poetry, exploits a particular set of images for…
39 terms
AP Literature Figurative Language Devices October
Symbolism
Personification
Metaphor
Conceit
The use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
Giving humanlike characteristics to something other than a pe…
A comparison of 2 unlike things.
An extended metaphor comparison.
Symbolism
The use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
Personification
Giving humanlike characteristics to something other than a pe…
36 terms
AP Literature Figurative Language Devices (Tropes) & Forms
Symbolism
Fresh Imagery
Personification
Animation
The use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
Describing something in a very unique way that no one has eve…
Giving humanlike characteristics to something other than a pe…
Giving living qualities to an inanimate object.
Symbolism
The use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
Fresh Imagery
Describing something in a very unique way that no one has eve…
AP Language: Figurative Language
Alliteration
Example of Alliteration
Hyperbole
Example of Hyperbole
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
A trope composed of exaggerated words or ideals used for emph…
"I've told you a million times not to call me a liar!"
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
Example of Alliteration
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
29 terms
AP English Literature- Figurative Language Terms
Analogy
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
Analogy
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
22 terms
AP Literature Figurative Language and Rhetorical Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Synecdoche
Metonymy
an explicit comparison using like or as
a word or phrase denoting one kind of object or idea used in…
substituting a part for a whole for a part. "Fifty sail" for…
substituting the name of something for it attribute or whatev…
Simile
an explicit comparison using like or as
Metaphor
a word or phrase denoting one kind of object or idea used in…
27 terms
AP Literature and Composition #2 - Figurative Language
Figures of Thoughts (Tropes)
Simile
Metaphor
Tenor
The use of figurative language - via word, phrase, or even an…
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similaritie…
makes a comparison between two things that are unrelated but…
the subject to which attributes are ascribed
Figures of Thoughts (Tropes)
The use of figurative language - via word, phrase, or even an…
Simile
figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similaritie…
24 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
Alliteration
Example of Alliteration
Hyperbole
Example of Hyperbole
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
A trope composed of exaggerated words or ideals used for emph…
"I've told you a million times not to call me a liar!"
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
Example of Alliteration
"Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
11 terms
Figurative Language - Keystone Literature
Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Symbol
any language that cannot be taken literally
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison that identifies two things as the same, without…
Something that represents a deeper idea or concept
Figurative Language
any language that cannot be taken literally
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
16 terms
AP FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Allegory:
Character allegory:
Apostrophe (related to personification):
Irony:
a type of symbolism. An allegory is a description or a narrat…
In Dante's Inferno, characters often represent various ideal…
aaddressing something for someone (or someone) non-living or…
Irony exists when there is a discrepancy between what is perc…
Allegory:
a type of symbolism. An allegory is a description or a narrat…
Character allegory:
In Dante's Inferno, characters often represent various ideal…
18 terms
Pre-AP Literature Figurative Language Terms- List One
Style
Structure
Theme
Tone
Choices the writer makes; combination of distinctive features…
Arrangement of how words are put together. (Sentence, paragra…
A central idea or insight of human condition found in the wor…
Attitude of the writer(usually implied) toward the subject/sp…
Style
Choices the writer makes; combination of distinctive features…
Structure
Arrangement of how words are put together. (Sentence, paragra…
18 terms
Literature: Figurative Language Terms
alliteration
allusion
assonance
cliche
The repetition of a beginning consonant sound for effect
When an author makes a reference to another piece of literatu…
The repetition of a beginning vowel sound for effect
A phrase that is overuse
alliteration
The repetition of a beginning consonant sound for effect
allusion
When an author makes a reference to another piece of literatu…
55 terms
AP English Literature: Literary Terms #2 (Figurative Language - Verisimilitude)
Figurative Language or Figures of Speech
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
a way of saying one thing and meaning something else
A prolonged metaphor; a narrative in which characters, object…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
A technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
Figurative Language or Figures of Speech
a way of saying one thing and meaning something else
Allegory
A prolonged metaphor; a narrative in which characters, object…
30 terms
Figurative Language - Language and Literature
alliteration
allusion
analogy
assonance
the repetition of a beginning consonant sound within a phrase…
a direct or indirect reference to a significant person, event…
the comparison of similar concepts, characters, or works of l…
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds found wit…
alliteration
the repetition of a beginning consonant sound within a phrase…
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to a significant person, event…
16 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
allusion
analogy
apostrophe
conceit
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
a fanciful expression usually in the form of an extended meta…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
analogy
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
10 terms
Literature Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as.
A comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is…
An exaggeration that cannot be true.
Giving human qualities to a nonhuman thing.
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as.
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is…
16 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
Allusion
Analogy
Apostrophe
Conceit
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
a figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
a fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
Allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Analogy
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
11 terms
AP Lit Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Paradox
Apostrophe
Comparing two unlike things without using like or as
Shows resemblance or likeness while using like or as
Something appearing to be wrong or contradictory apparently b…
Addresses a real or imagined listener that is not present
Metaphor
Comparing two unlike things without using like or as
Simile
Shows resemblance or likeness while using like or as
25 terms
AP Lit Figurative Language
Allegory
Allusion
Apostrophe
Epithet
multiple symbols interact to create a meaning
reference in literature to a person, place, event, or another…
addresses an absent person, an abstract idea, or a thing
characteristic of a person or a thing
Allegory
multiple symbols interact to create a meaning
Allusion
reference in literature to a person, place, event, or another…
15 terms
Elements of Literature & Figurative Language
irony
foreshadowing
suspense
motif
a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists…
when a writer provides hints that suggest future events in a…
a feeling of growing tension and excitement felt by a reader…
a distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or lite…
irony
a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists…
foreshadowing
when a writer provides hints that suggest future events in a…
12 terms
Literature Figurative Language Terms
figurative language
Simile
metaphor
personification
saying one thing, but meaning another
an indirect comparison, using like or as
a direct comparison
describing an inanimate object with human qualities
figurative language
saying one thing, but meaning another
Simile
an indirect comparison, using like or as
11 terms
Figurative Language Literature Terms
Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Language that contains figures of speech, such as metaphor, s…
A comparison between two unlike things (ex. LeBron was a frei…
A comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as" (…
A figure of speech in which human characteristics are bestowe…
Figurative Language
Language that contains figures of speech, such as metaphor, s…
Metaphor
A comparison between two unlike things (ex. LeBron was a frei…
12 terms
Figurative Language in Literature
simile
metaphor
hyperbole
personification
a non-literal comparison between 2 unlike things, usually con…
a figure of speech in which something is identified with some…
deliberate exaggeration used to produce heightened dramatic e…
giving human characteristics to inanimate objects or ideas
simile
a non-literal comparison between 2 unlike things, usually con…
metaphor
a figure of speech in which something is identified with some…
42 terms
Figurative Language AP Lit
Metonymy
Kenning
Alliteration
Allusion
figurative speech in which a representative term is used for…
a metaphoric compound word or phrase used as a synonym for a…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds ... Ex: She sells sea she…
A reference to history or literature, including the bible and…
Metonymy
figurative speech in which a representative term is used for…
Kenning
a metaphoric compound word or phrase used as a synonym for a…
25 terms
Literature Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Imagery
Symbolism
Comparison between two unlike objects using the words "like"…
Comparison between two unlike objects WITHOUT using the words…
The formation of mental images using words
The use of symbols to represent objects or ideas
Simile
Comparison between two unlike objects using the words "like"…
Metaphor
Comparison between two unlike objects WITHOUT using the words…
26 terms
AP Lit - Figurative Language
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repeated initial consonant sound
Reference to a known person or place which adds it's connotat…
The juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas, usually i…
Figure of speech wherein a quality or someone absent or dead…
Alliteration
Repeated initial consonant sound
Allusion
Reference to a known person or place which adds it's connotat…
17 terms
Figurative language and elements of literature
simile
metaphor
allusion
personification
compare two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"... Exam…
compares two unlike things directly, without using "like" or…
a reference to something well known in literature or history…
gives human traits to nonhuman things... Example: The sun smiled…
simile
compare two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"... Exam…
metaphor
compares two unlike things directly, without using "like" or…
16 terms
AP Language Figurative Language
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Euphemism
Passing reference or indirect mention
The placing of a sentence or one of it parts against another…
A Digression in the form of an address to someone not present…
The substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for…
Allusion
Passing reference or indirect mention
Antithesis
The placing of a sentence or one of it parts against another…
13 terms
Literature Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Oxymoron
comparison of two things without using like or as
comparison using like or as
language that gives human characteristics to inanimate object
a figure of speech in which words in opposite meaning are use…
Metaphor
comparison of two things without using like or as
Simile
comparison using like or as
10 terms
Figurative language AP language
Allusion
Imagery
Paradox
Synedoche
Direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly kn…
Language that appeals to the five senses
Statement that appears to be contradictory, but contains truth
Figure of speech in which a part is used to represent the whole
Allusion
Direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly kn…
Imagery
Language that appeals to the five senses
33 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
Simile Definition
Simile Example
Personification Definition
Personification Example
- comparison using "like" or "as", must be 2 unlike objects.
- "Trump is as orange as a cheeto."
- gives human qualities to objects/non-living objects.... - give…
- "The painting spoke to me."
Simile Definition
- comparison using "like" or "as", must be 2 unlike objects.
Simile Example
- "Trump is as orange as a cheeto."
33 terms
AP Language: Figurative Language
Simile Definition
Simile Example
Personification Definition
Personification Example
- comparison using "like" or "as", must be 2 unlike objects.
- "Trump is as orange as a cheeto."
- gives human qualities to objects/non-living objects.... - give…
- "The painting spoke to me."
Simile Definition
- comparison using "like" or "as", must be 2 unlike objects.
Simile Example
- "Trump is as orange as a cheeto."
21 terms
Figurative Devices - AP Literature
Litotes
Meiosis
Antithesis
Paradox
A form of understatement (saying the opposite of what we mean…
Understatement; minimizing for effect
Balancing contrasting ideas (related to paradox, often ironic)
Seemingly contradictory statement with underlying truth
Litotes
A form of understatement (saying the opposite of what we mean…
Meiosis
Understatement; minimizing for effect
17 terms
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AP LANGUAGE
Alliteration
Anastrophe and Inversion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
series of words with same consonant beginning
flip sentences
opposing positions (two words)
direct saying to someone or something that isn't present
Alliteration
series of words with same consonant beginning
Anastrophe and Inversion
flip sentences
200 terms
AP Language & Literature Terms
Absolute
Abstract
Absurd
Academic
a word free from limitations or qualifications - best, all, n…
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
Extremely ridiculous or completely lacking reason; unreasonab…
Dry and rhetorical writing; sucking all the life out of its s…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications - best, all, n…
Abstract
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
12 terms
literature figurative language
simile
metaphor
personification
idiom
comparison of two things using like or as
two things compared without using like or as
giving human traits to objects or ideas
a saying that isn't meant to be taken literally
simile
comparison of two things using like or as
metaphor
two things compared without using like or as
16 terms
AP Language Figurative language
Ethos
Pathos
logos
Anaphora
Credibility
Emotional appeal
Appeal to logic
repetitive phrases
Ethos
Credibility
Pathos
Emotional appeal
41 terms
AP Language Figurative Language
Diction
Syntax
Style
Tone
Word choice
The ordering of words in a sentence, describing sentence stru…
The manner of expression
Attitude, mood, or sentiments revealed by the style.
Diction
Word choice
Syntax
The ordering of words in a sentence, describing sentence stru…
16 terms
AP Language Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Pun
Compares two unlike things with like or as
The attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects…
A term or phrase is applied to something not literally applic…
Humorous use of a word or phrase to emphasize or suggest anot…
Simile
Compares two unlike things with like or as
Personification
The attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects…
26 terms
AP Lit Figurative Language
Allusion
Analogy
Conceit
Metaphor
a reference in literature to an event or person in history
a comparison between two things
an imaginative figure of speech drawing an analogy between tw…
comparison without using like or as
Allusion
a reference in literature to an event or person in history
Analogy
a comparison between two things
17 terms
Figurative Language for AP LIT
Metaphor
Implied metaphor
Simile
Conceit
A direct comparison between two unlike things
A metaphor in which either the tenor or vehicle is implied, n…
A comparison using 'like' or 'as' or 'than' as a connective d…
An extended or far-fetched metaphor, in most cases comparing…
Metaphor
A direct comparison between two unlike things
Implied metaphor
A metaphor in which either the tenor or vehicle is implied, n…
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