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AP English vocab flashcards
Discursive
vacuous
Compunction
Beguile
(adj) Covering a wide field of subjects; rambling ; the cours…
(adj) Lacking intelligence; stupid or empty-headed; The poor…
(noun) A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt; the co…
(verb) To deceive by guile or charm; The man knew the busines…
Discursive
(adj) Covering a wide field of subjects; rambling ; the cours…
vacuous
(adj) Lacking intelligence; stupid or empty-headed; The poor…
50 terms
AP English Vocabulary Flashcards
Ethos
Logos
Pathos
Ad Hominem
noun: an appeal to ethics; means of convincing someone.
noun: an appeal to logic; the way of persuading an audience b…
noun: an appeal to emotion; way of convincing an audience of…
adverb: an attack on an opponent's character rather than idea…
Ethos
noun: an appeal to ethics; means of convincing someone.
Logos
noun: an appeal to logic; the way of persuading an audience b…
91 terms
AP English Lit Flashcards
Allegory
Alliterartion
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…
Alliterartion
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
91 terms
AP English Lit Flashcards
Allegory
Alliterartion
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…
Alliterartion
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
28 terms
Pre-AP English 1 Flashcards
Narrative poem
Stanza
Quatrain
Repetition
A poem that tells a story.
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
A four-line stanza in a poem.
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphas…
Narrative poem
A poem that tells a story.
Stanza
A group of lines forming a section within a poem; similar to…
33 terms
Pre-AP English 2 Flashcards
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Protagonist
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
The author reveals information about a character's personalit…
The main character (not always the "good guy").
Characterization
How the author reveals the personality of a character.
Direct characterization
The author makes direct statements about a character's person…
27 terms
AP English Flashcards
Anaphora
Epistrophe
Symploce
Anadiplosis
noun using a pronoun or similar word instead of repeating a w…
noun repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentenc…
noun repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning and anot…
noun repetition of the final words of a sentence or line at t…
Anaphora
noun using a pronoun or similar word instead of repeating a w…
Epistrophe
noun repetition of the ends of two or more successive sentenc…
59 terms
AP English Flashcards
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound at the beginning of consonan…
A statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
Repetition of a prominent and usually the last word in one ph…
Repetition of a word or expression at the beginning of succes…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound at the beginning of consonan…
Allusion
A statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
29 terms
AP English Flashcards
Fallacy
Rhetorical fallacy
Ad hominem
Argument from authority
Guile/trickery/false or mistaken idea. Have ghe appearance of…
Used when writers have a trouble making convincing arguments.
"To the man" any kind of fallacious argument that criticizes…
Tempts reader to agree with writer's assumptions based on aut…
Fallacy
Guile/trickery/false or mistaken idea. Have ghe appearance of…
Rhetorical fallacy
Used when writers have a trouble making convincing arguments.
75 terms
AP English TYFA Flashcards
Accismus
Ad Hominem
Adianoeta
A Fortiori
The figure of coyness ("Oh, you shouldn't have.")
The character attack. Logicians and the argument-averse consi…
The figure of hidden meaning ("I'm sure you wanted to do this…
The Mikey-likes-it! Argument. If something less likely is tru…
Accismus
The figure of coyness ("Oh, you shouldn't have.")
Ad Hominem
The character attack. Logicians and the argument-averse consi…
AP English Argument Flashcards
Argument
Claim
Claim of fact
Claim of policy
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
AKA assertion, proposition: states the argument's main idea o…
Asserts that something is or is not true
Proposes a change
Argument
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
Claim
AKA assertion, proposition: states the argument's main idea o…
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AP English Language Flashcards
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Repetition of a word or words in successive clauses in such a…
Deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence in or…
Alliteration
The occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
62 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
allegory
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: Peter Piper Picked a Peck…
50 terms
AP English 11 Flashcards
allegory
allusion
ambiguity
analogy
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
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AP English Flashcards
inscrutable
baited
insolently
egregious
incapable of being questioned
teased; tempted
boldly rude or disrespectful
remarkably bad; flagrant
inscrutable
incapable of being questioned
baited
teased; tempted
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Ap english flashcards
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
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 similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
35 terms
AP English vocabulary flashcards
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Adage
Allegory
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of a scholarshi…
Directed to or appealing to feeling or prejudices instead of…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath surfa…
Abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of a scholarshi…
Ad Hominem
Directed to or appealing to feeling or prejudices instead of…
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AP English Flashcards
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacking a person instead of the topic or side
A story, poem, or picture that can reveal a hidden meaning
Same letter or sound at the beginning of a phrase
Expression to call something to Mind without mentioning it
Ad hominem
Attacking a person instead of the topic or side
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can reveal a hidden meaning
92 terms
AP English Flashcards
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
A work that functions on a symbolic level.
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Pi…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, an attack on the person rather than on the op…
58 terms
AP English Flashcards
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Allusion
Direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
219 terms
ap english flashcards
Wistful
Maudlin
Nostalgic
Quixotic
Longing, yearning
Tearfully or weakly emotional
Experiencing a desire to return to a point in one's life
Unrealistic, impractical
Wistful
Longing, yearning
Maudlin
Tearfully or weakly emotional
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AP English Flashcards
abstract
adage
allegory
Alliteration
existing in thought or idea or as an idea but not having a ph…
a proverb or a short statement expressing the general truth... E…
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words in seque…
abstract
existing in thought or idea or as an idea but not having a ph…
adage
a proverb or a short statement expressing the general truth... E…
50 terms
AP English Flashcards
Circum
Tang
Lat
Fer
Around
Touch
Side
Carry, bear
Circum
Around
Tang
Touch
49 terms
AP ENGLISH FLASHCARDS
Allegory
Allusion
Colloquial
Connotation
narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the set…
literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference. F…
a term identifying the diction of the common, ordinary folks,…
the implied, suggested, or underlying meaning of a word or ph…
Allegory
narrative in which the characters, behavior, and even the set…
Allusion
literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference. F…
112 terms
AP English Flashcards
ad hominem
Allegory
alliteration
allusion
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
"A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning parti…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event.
ad hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Allegory
"A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning parti…
21 terms
Ap English flashcards
Vulgar
Vitriol
Symbolic
Staccato
Indecent or obscene;unculture;unrefined;crude
Expression of bitter feelings
Full of symbolism
Marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds
Vulgar
Indecent or obscene;unculture;unrefined;crude
Vitriol
Expression of bitter feelings
180 terms
AP English Flashcards
abstract
adage
accent
aesthetic
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
A proverb, wise saying
emphasize
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
abstract
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
adage
A proverb, wise saying
24 terms
Ap English Flashcards
alliteration
Synecdoche
Metonomy
Metaphor
repeating the first letter of every word... example)Sun soaked s…
Part of something representing a whole thing. (body part)... exa…
one thing representing something which it is closely associat…
comparison is made between two unlike things not using like o…
alliteration
repeating the first letter of every word... example)Sun soaked s…
Synecdoche
Part of something representing a whole thing. (body part)... exa…
103 terms
AP English flashcards
ALLEGORY
ALLITERATION
ALLUSION
AMBIGUITY
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
ALLEGORY
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
ALLITERATION
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
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AP English IV Flashcards
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…
A word, phrase or statement that contains more than one meani…
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…
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Ap English Flashcards 1
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Adj. Able to get and retain ideas or information, concerned w…
V. To claim or take without right
Adj, Hackneyed, trite, commonplace
V. To work on excessively, to trash soundly
Acquisitive
Adj. Able to get and retain ideas or information, concerned w…
Arrogate
V. To claim or take without right
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AP English Flashcards 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antagonist
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
An expression designed to call something to mind w/o mentioni…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind w/o mentioni…
17 terms
AP English Flashcards 3
Anachronistic
Archaic
Dilatory
Ephemeral
Something out of time order... CUE: Aranchnids - spiders should…
Old fashioned, no longer used... CUE: Archaeologist - they disco…
Habitually late... CUE: DiLATEory - late is in the name
Lasting for only a brief time... CUE: Emerald - when i was littl…
Anachronistic
Something out of time order... CUE: Aranchnids - spiders should…
Archaic
Old fashioned, no longer used... CUE: Archaeologist - they disco…
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English 3 AP Flashcards
Alliteration:
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic on…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clause…
Alliteration:
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or a historic on…
43 terms
AP English Poetic Flashcards
assonance
blank verse
consonance
couplet
when the vowel sounds inside the words are repeated
poetic lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter (ten syllables, wi…
repeating consonant sounds within a line
a poem of two lines in which they rhyme
assonance
when the vowel sounds inside the words are repeated
blank verse
poetic lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter (ten syllables, wi…
40 terms
AP English Practice Flashcards
Ad hominem
Adjective
Adverb
Allegory
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a verb, adje…
Extending a metaphor so that objects, persons, and actions in…
Ad hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Adjective
The part of speech (or word class) that modifies a noun or a…
12 terms
AP English Lit Flashcards
Kenning
Blank Verse
Parody
Metaphysical Conceit
A conventional poetic phrase used for or in addition to the u…
A poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter. Example…
A humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of liter…
An extension of contemporary usage. Metaphors that have a muc…
Kenning
A conventional poetic phrase used for or in addition to the u…
Blank Verse
A poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter. Example…
92 terms
AP English Literature Flashcards
Allegory
Alliteration
allusion
analogy
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sou…
An instance of indirect reference: an allusion to classical m…
Similarity in some respects between things that are otherwise…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sou…
Ap English Yellum Flashcards
Rhetorical Strategies
Tone
Diction
Syntax
help a writer organize evidence, connect facts into a sequenc…
a particular quality, way of sounding, modulation of the voic…
style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words
The study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sente…
Rhetorical Strategies
help a writer organize evidence, connect facts into a sequenc…
Tone
a particular quality, way of sounding, modulation of the voic…
23 terms
Garrett AP English flashcards
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
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 to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
A comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
Allegory
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
Alliteration
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
569 terms
AP English Literature Flashcards
Who was Descartes?
Who was Cordelia?
Who was Beowulf?
Who is Yorick?
Descartes was a famous French philosopher and writer, known f…
Cordelia was King Lear's youngest daughter. She spoke honestl…
Beowulf is the first epic poem, and surviving piece of litera…
Yorick is Hamlet's former court jester. In the play, Hamlet d…
Who was Descartes?
Descartes was a famous French philosopher and writer, known f…
Who was Cordelia?
Cordelia was King Lear's youngest daughter. She spoke honestl…
47 terms
AP 12 English Flashcards
Pathetic (Poetic Fallacy)
Dead Metaphor
Mixed Metaphor
Prosopopoeia
personification
so often used, it's now an idiom
combined two metaphors
Veggie Tales
Pathetic (Poetic Fallacy)
personification
Dead Metaphor
so often used, it's now an idiom
21 terms
AP English Language Flashcards
consecrate
reverence
querulous
pedantic
(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
deep respect for someone or something
inclined to complain; irritable
Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
consecrate
(v.) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
reverence
deep respect for someone or something
17 terms
AP English Christmas Flashcards
Rhetoric
Audience
Texts
Occasion
The art or skill of speaking or writing formally and effectiv…
The people who watch,listen or read something .
a book or other piece of writing especially one that is studi…
a particular time when something happens
Rhetoric
The art or skill of speaking or writing formally and effectiv…
Audience
The people who watch,listen or read something .
110 terms
AP English Finals Flashcards
Personification
Pathetic Fallacy
Periphrasis
Periodic Structure
a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is…
a kind of personification that gives human emotions to inanim…
one of the types of circumlocution; one of the types of circu…
refers to a particular placement of sentence elements such as…
Personification
a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is…
Pathetic Fallacy
a kind of personification that gives human emotions to inanim…
50 terms
AP English Literature Flashcards
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
16 terms
AP English Flashcards 2
ingenuous
subterfuge
surreptitious
dearth
easily fooled... Cue: gen... GENies always come with a catch and ea…
deceptive strategy or device... Cue: sub... SUBmarines dive low to…
secretive; sneaky... Cue: surrep (syrup)... SYRUP always lies about…
scarce supply; lacking... Cue: Darth... DARTH Vader has little air…
ingenuous
easily fooled... Cue: gen... GENies always come with a catch and ea…
subterfuge
deceptive strategy or device... Cue: sub... SUBmarines dive low to…
45 terms
AP English Flashcards
Allegory
alliteration
allsuion
ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the multiple meanings. either intentional or unintentional of…
Allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
92 terms
AP English Flashcards
Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
author of Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
author description: Christian preacher rooted in Reformed the…
author purpose: Awaken audience to the horrific reality that…
context: The Great Awakening c. 1730-1755
Jonathan Edwards
author of Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Jonathan Edwards
author description: Christian preacher rooted in Reformed the…
20 terms
AP ENGLISH FLASHCARDS 8-9
audacity
auspicious
consecrate
credible
noun... def:willingness to take bold risks... syn: boldness, nerve,…
adjective... def: characterized by success... syn: oppurtune, propi…
verb... def: to make or declared something sacred... syn: sanctify,…
adjective... def: able to be believed; convincing... syn: believabl…
audacity
noun... def:willingness to take bold risks... syn: boldness, nerve,…
auspicious
adjective... def: characterized by success... syn: oppurtune, propi…
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