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129 terms
Language of Composition Glossary
rhetoric
text
occasion
context
n. the faculty of observing in any given case the available m…
n. cultural products that can be consumed, comprehended, and…
n. the time or place in which the text was written or spoken
n. the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surro…
rhetoric
n. the faculty of observing in any given case the available m…
text
n. cultural products that can be consumed, comprehended, and…
108 terms
DE Glossary of Terms (The Language of Composition)
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historical…
an extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
alliteration
the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historical…
107 terms
Glossary - The Language of Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
113 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real of fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
109 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
164 terms
Language and Composition Glossary
abstract
active Voice
adage
ad hominem
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A fallacy directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
active Voice
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
95 terms
Language of Composition Glossary
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…
109 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
36 terms
AP Language Of Composition Glossary
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or historical ev…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or historical ev…
145 terms
The language of Composition rhetorical glossary
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…
108 terms
AP Language & Composition: Language of Composition Glossary
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
an extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
alliteration
repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of co…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or a historic ev…
13 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary
Active Voice
Colloquial
Vernacular
Irony
The subject of the sentence performs the action rather than r…
Ordinary or familiar type of conversation similar to adage or…
Language or dialect of a particular country, a regional clan…
When the opposite of what you expect to happen does.
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action rather than r…
Colloquial
Ordinary or familiar type of conversation similar to adage or…
136 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
81 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
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…
109 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
21 terms
Ap language and composition glossary
Abstract language
Active voice
Allusion
Ambiguity
Language describjng idead anf qualities rather thank observab…
The subject f the sentence performs the action. This is a mor…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Abstract language
Language describjng idead anf qualities rather thank observab…
Active voice
The subject f the sentence performs the action. This is a mor…
109 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
109 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Language of composition: Glossary of terms.
aristotelian/rhetorical triangle
audience
concession
connotation
a diagram showing the relationship between the speaker, audie…
the listener; the reader of the text. ... -most texts have multi…
an acknowledgement that the opposing view may be sound, or co…
meaning (positive or negative) that readers associate with a…
aristotelian/rhetorical triangle
a diagram showing the relationship between the speaker, audie…
audience
the listener; the reader of the text. ... -most texts have multi…
41 terms
Language of Composition Glossary 3
ad hominem
ad populum
Appeal to False Authority
Argument
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry. A persuasive discourse resulti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
The Language of Composition Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
75 terms
The Language of Composition: Glossary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
alliteration
allusion
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody is…
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
ad hominem
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody is…
98 terms
The language of Composition rhetorical glossary
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…
108 terms
The Language of Composition, Complete Glossary, AP Language and Composition Vocab Review
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
Allusion
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
164 terms
Foxhall AP Language and Composition Glossary
abstract
active voice
ad hominem
adage
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
A fallacy directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
active voice
(refers to the use of verbs) expresses an action performed by…
24 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary (2)
Bathos
Beginning
Cause and Effect Analysis
Claim
A false or forced emotion that is often humorous rather than…
The sentence, group of sentences, or section that introduces…
One of the types of exposition; answers the question "why?"
The thesis or proposition put forth in argument.
Bathos
A false or forced emotion that is often humorous rather than…
Beginning
The sentence, group of sentences, or section that introduces…
30 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Terms
allusion
analogy
anecdote
antecedent
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
a short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
the word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
analogy
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
22 terms
Language of Composition Chapter 1 Glossary
rhetoric
text
occasion
context
n. the faculty of observing in any given case the available m…
n. cultural products that can be consumed, comprehended, and…
n. the time or place in which the text was written or spoken
n. the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surro…
rhetoric
n. the faculty of observing in any given case the available m…
text
n. cultural products that can be consumed, comprehended, and…
21 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary (1)
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument that attacks the opposing speaker or another pers…
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning of w…
A passing reference to a familiar person, place, or think dra…
Ad Hominem Argument
An argument that attacks the opposing speaker or another pers…
Allegory
A fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
20 terms
Language of Composition (Chapter 1 Glossary)
audience
concession
connotation
context
listener, viewer, or reader of a text
acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or reas…
meanings or associations that readers have with the word beyo…
circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes and events surrounding a…
audience
listener, viewer, or reader of a text
concession
acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or reas…
24 terms
Language of Composition Chapter 2 Glossary
diction
syntax
tone
mood
n. speaker's choice of words
n. the way the speaker arranges words
n. speaker's attitude toward the subject
n. feeling created by the work
diction
n. speaker's choice of words
syntax
n. the way the speaker arranges words
31 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
the repetition of one or more initial consonant sounds
a reference to a person, place, or event made to create an ef…
a comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
a brief, personal narrative/story often used to illustrate an…
Alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant sounds
Allusion
a reference to a person, place, or event made to create an ef…
20 terms
Language of Composition Glossary chapter 2
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order.
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
42 terms
Language and Composition Running Glossary of Terminology
rhetoric
texts
occasion
purpose
The art of using language effectively and persuasively
Cultural products that can be "read," meaning not ... just consu…
The time and place the text was written or spoken.
The goal the speaker wants to achieve.
rhetoric
The art of using language effectively and persuasively
texts
Cultural products that can be "read," meaning not ... just consu…
74 terms
Glossary of Terms -- AP English Language and Composition
adhere
allegory
alliteration
allusion
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
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…
adhere
stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in a…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
79 terms
Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms & Glossary
Abstract
Allegory
Anecdote
Annotation
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas and qualiti…
An extended narrative in prose (written or spoken language in…
A short, simple narrative of an incident; often used for humo…
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, o…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts (ideas and qualiti…
Allegory
An extended narrative in prose (written or spoken language in…
81 terms
The Language of Composition Glossary Summer Work
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…
50 terms
Glossary of Terms: AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant so…
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 the initial consonant so…
108 terms
AP Language and Composition- Glossary of Terms
Adumbrate
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
A reference to something literary, mythological, or historical
The repetition of the last work of one clause at the beginnin…
Adumbrate
To sketch or outline; to foreshadow
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sound at the beginning or in the…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Foxhall
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
ad hominem
An attack on the person's character rather than on the subjec…
21 terms
Language of Composition Glossary Chapter 1
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…
Glossary terms -- AP Language and Composition
inference/ infer
invective
irony
verbal irony
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
the words literally state the opposite of the writer's (or sp…
inference/ infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presente…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
31 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary Terms
Ad Hominem
Ad Populum (Bandwagon)
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument directed against a person rather than the positio…
A fallacious argument that concludes that a proposition is tr…
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Ad Hominem
An argument directed against a person rather than the positio…
Ad Populum (Bandwagon)
A fallacious argument that concludes that a proposition is tr…
40 terms
Language of Composition Chapter 3 Glossary
argument
Rogerian arguments
claim
claim of fact
n. persuasive discourse resulting in a coherent and considere…
n. argument based on a full understanding of opposing positio…
n. assertion or proposition that states the arguments main id…
n. assertion that something true or false
argument
n. persuasive discourse resulting in a coherent and considere…
Rogerian arguments
n. argument based on a full understanding of opposing positio…
30 terms
The Language of Composition: Chapter 3 Glossary
Ad Hominem
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
Appeal to false authority
Argument
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the soecific d…
This fallacy occurs when evident boils down to "everybody's"…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the soecific d…
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evident boils down to "everybody's"…
81 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of Literary and Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Passive Voice
Allusion
Alter-go
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
the subject of the sentence receives the action. "The car was…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text,…
A character that is used by the author to speak the author's…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Passive Voice
the subject of the sentence receives the action. "The car was…
50 terms
GLOSSARY OF TERMS: AP Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially the initial consonant so…
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 the initial consonant so…
12 terms
Glossary 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 sound…
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 sound…
28 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms & Glossary
Anecdote
Antithesis
Aphorism
Apostrophe
a short and simple narrative of an incident; often used for h…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
a short, often witty statement of a principle or a truth abou…
usually in poetry, but sometimes in prose; the device of call…
Anecdote
a short and simple narrative of an incident; often used for h…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
46 terms
AP Language and Composition Glossary of 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…
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