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35 terms
Figures of Speech
alliteration
anaphora
anastrophe
aposiopesis
repetition of consonant sounds
repetition of words
reversal of normal word order
dramatic interruption mid-sentence
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
anaphora
repetition of words
9 terms
The Great Gatsby symbolism
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
the mantle clock
the pile of shirts
New York City
God's judgment
an awkward attempt to return to the past
extravagance; excessive wealth
adventure and anonymity
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
God's judgment
the mantle clock
an awkward attempt to return to the past
30 terms
English IV AP Figures of Speech
Allusion
Anachronism
Analogy
Aphorism
an indirect or passing reference to an event, person, place o…
an event, object, custom, person, or thing that is out of its…
a comparison of similar things, often to explain something un…
a terse statement of a principal or truth; a maxim
Allusion
an indirect or passing reference to an event, person, place o…
Anachronism
an event, object, custom, person, or thing that is out of its…
17 terms
Figurative Language
simile
personification
metaphor
onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
A comparison of two unlike things
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
simile
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
personification
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
31 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
23 terms
Metaphor, Simile, & Personification
The problem caught me off guard.
The frogs talked to me at night.
Ripe tomatoes are pieces of heaven in…
He ran like a train speeding down the…
Personification
Personification
Metaphor
Simile
The problem caught me off guard.
Personification
The frogs talked to me at night.
Personification
8 terms
8 Parts of Speech
noun
pronoun
verb
adverb
names a person, place or thing... Examples: dog, school
word that takes place of a noun Example: he, she, they, it, w…
word that shows action... Example: run, think, punched
modifies a verb, adjective or another adverb... Usually ends in…
noun
names a person, place or thing... Examples: dog, school
pronoun
word that takes place of a noun Example: he, she, they, it, w…
22 terms
Parts of Speech Review
Noun
Pronoun
Verb
Preposition
A person, place, thing, or idea
A word that takes the place of a noun
An action word
A word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to an…
Noun
A person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
A word that takes the place of a noun
AP Literature Terms (with images)
Allegory
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
When a character speaks to a character or object that is not…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
100 terms
literary 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…
34 terms
AP Literary Terms #4
inference
invective
irony
juxtaposition
draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
emotionally violent, verbal denunciation, use of strong abusi…
contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really…
two words, phrases, or ideas are placed close together for co…
inference
draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
invective
emotionally violent, verbal denunciation, use of strong abusi…
10 terms
AP English IV Vocabulary: Metaphor
allegory
analogy
conceit
extended/sustained figure
an extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
a comparison between two things, or pairs of things, to revea…
an unusual, elaborate or startling analogy
a figure of speech sustained or developed through a considera…
allegory
an extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
analogy
a comparison between two things, or pairs of things, to revea…
29 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
21 terms
Literary Terms
simile
conflict
hyperbole
theme
comparing two things using LIKE or AS
the problems or complications in the story
exaggeration of the truth for effect
the idea the author is trying to get across or teach the reader
simile
comparing two things using LIKE or AS
conflict
the problems or complications in the story
28 terms
Figurative Language -
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
40 terms
AP Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison stated in such a way as to imply that one object…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Figurative language
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
115 terms
Rhetorical Devices Master Blaster
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
A word that signifies a general concept, an idea, or a condit…
In Latin, this phrase means "to the man." This fallacy is com…
A literary work that occurs on two levels: the literal and th…
Repetition of initial sounds in a phrase.
Abstract
A word that signifies a general concept, an idea, or a condit…
Ad Hominem
In Latin, this phrase means "to the man." This fallacy is com…
14 terms
AP English Literary Terms #1 Figures of Speech
Hyperbole
Litotes
Metaphor
Direct Metaphor
Exaggeration for a particular effect
Understatement for an opposite effect; The assertion of an id…
A comparison of two seemingly unlike things.
Type of metaphor in which the comparison is clearly stated
Hyperbole
Exaggeration for a particular effect
Litotes
Understatement for an opposite effect; The assertion of an id…
58 terms
AP Language Literary Terms
Cumulative (Loose) Sentence
Periodic Sentence
Litotes
Warrant
begins with a main clause that is followed by phrases and/or…
a sentence that, by leaving the completion of its main clause…
a figure of speech in which a negative statement is used to a…
expresses the assumption necessarily shared by the speaker an…
Cumulative (Loose) Sentence
begins with a main clause that is followed by phrases and/or…
Periodic Sentence
a sentence that, by leaving the completion of its main clause…
24 terms
Poetry Terms
Poetry
Rhyme
Rhythm
Imagery
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
The repetition of the same sound at the end of several lines…
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and…
Language that appeals to the senses (sight, hearing, touch, t…
Poetry
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
Rhyme
The repetition of the same sound at the end of several lines…
91 terms
Top AP Language 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…
30 terms
Poetry
haiku
ballad
free verse
concrete poem
a form of poetry with lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables, usually abo…
A fairly short narrative poem written in a songlike stanza fo…
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
a poem with a shape that suggests its subject.
haiku
a form of poetry with lines of 5, 7, 5 syllables, usually abo…
ballad
A fairly short narrative poem written in a songlike stanza fo…
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…
30 terms
Poetry Terms
Poetry
Rhyme Scheme
Rhythm
Imagery
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
The pattern of end rhyme in a poem; each line is assigned a l…
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and…
Language that appeals to the senses (sight, hearing, touch, t…
Poetry
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of end rhyme in a poem; each line is assigned a l…
18 terms
Porterfield Set #1 (Literary Terms)
Verbal Irony
Situational Irony
Metaphor
Diction
Occurs when the intended meaning of words is different than t…
Occurs when the described situation runs contrary to what mig…
A comparison between two or more things, one abstract and the…
Choice of words, usually selected by the author to create a p…
Verbal Irony
Occurs when the intended meaning of words is different than t…
Situational Irony
Occurs when the described situation runs contrary to what mig…
24 terms
English 2 Honors Vocab/Pre AP Terms Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
aura
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive a…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
36 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition Test #1-2
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…
52 terms
Literary Devices/ Figurative Language
ALLITERATION
ALLUSION
ANTAGONIST
AUDIENCE
THE REPETITION OF CONSONANT SOUNDS, SUCH AS "PETER PIPPER PIC…
AN INDIRECT REFERENCE TO A BODY OF WORK OR PIECE OF KNOWLEDGE…
A FORCE WORKING AGAINST THE PROTAGONIST OR MAIN CHARACTER. AN…
THE PARTICULAR GROUP OF READERS TO WHOM THE WRITER IS ADDRESS…
ALLITERATION
THE REPETITION OF CONSONANT SOUNDS, SUCH AS "PETER PIPPER PIC…
ALLUSION
AN INDIRECT REFERENCE TO A BODY OF WORK OR PIECE OF KNOWLEDGE…
50 terms
Literary Terms - PCVA Honors English 4
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
aside
Repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A character or force in conflict with the main character
A device in which a character in a drama makes a short speech…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close together
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
12 terms
Figures of Speech 2016
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Verbal Irony
A comparison of two things using like or as
A comparison of two things with similar characteristics witho…
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
The contrast between what is said and what is actually meant.
Simile
A comparison of two things using like or as
Metaphor
A comparison of two things with similar characteristics witho…
114 terms
Glossary of Literary Terms for AP Lit and Lang
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…
15 terms
K/AP Lit Terms #4
Juxtaposition
Litote
Loose Sentence
Metaphor
The location of one thing adjacent to another to create an ef…
A figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious u…
A long sentence that starts with its main clause, which is fo…
One thing pictured as if it were something else, suggesting a…
Juxtaposition
The location of one thing adjacent to another to create an ef…
Litote
A figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious u…
22 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
imagery
alliteration
simile
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to o…
repetition of initial consonant sounds
comparison using "like" or "as"
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
imagery
a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to o…
19 terms
Literary Devices
foreshadowing
tone
mood
plot
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
the author's attitude toward the subject
atmosphere; feeling created in the reader by a literary work…
the sequence of events in a story
foreshadowing
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later…
tone
the author's attitude toward the subject
11 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
...imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Metaphor
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
11 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
46 terms
Literary Terms 2
characterization
flat (static) character
dynamic character
climax
the methods an author uses to acquaint the reader with the ch…
a character who changes very little throughout the story
a character who changes in many ways throughout the story
the peak of all the action in a story; the moment of greatest…
characterization
the methods an author uses to acquaint the reader with the ch…
flat (static) character
a character who changes very little throughout the story
31 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
15 terms
K/AP Lit Terms #3
Eulogy
Euphemism
Exposition
Extended metaphor
A speech or written passage in praise of a person; an oration…
An indirect, kinder, or less harsh or hurtful way of expressi…
The interpretation or analysis of a text. Also, the opening s…
A series of comparisons within a piece of writing. If they ar…
Eulogy
A speech or written passage in praise of a person; an oration…
Euphemism
An indirect, kinder, or less harsh or hurtful way of expressi…
30 terms
Death of a Salesman Vocabulary
jovial
mercurial
vital
turbulent
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
liable to sudden unpredictable change
extremely important... (adj.) having life, living; necessary to…
characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
jovial
full of or showing high-spirited merriment
mercurial
liable to sudden unpredictable change
Figures of Speech
Tropes
Pun
Metaphor
Simile
Involve alterations in the usual meanings of words or phrases
A play on the meaning of words
an implied comparison between two unlike things
an explicit comparison between two unlike things signaled by…
Tropes
Involve alterations in the usual meanings of words or phrases
Pun
A play on the meaning of words
31 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
99 terms
ADVANCED STUDY: 100 AP Language terms (Mr. Martin, Wando)
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…
139 terms
Literary Terms Pre AP Honors English 2
absolute
adage
ad hominem argument
allegory
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best," "all,…
adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
72 terms
Literary Terms for AP Literature and Composition Exam, #1 & #2
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…
11 terms
Figurative Language & Literary Devices
simile
metaphor
alliteration
hyperbole
comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
comparison of two things without using the words "like" or "as"
repetition of the initial consonant sound in two or more word…
extreme exaggeration
simile
comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"
metaphor
comparison of two things without using the words "like" or "as"
30 terms
English IV AP Figures of Speech
Allusion
Anachronism
Analogy
Aphorism
an indirect or passing reference to an event, person, place o…
an event, object, custom, person, or thing that is out of its…
a comparison of similar things, often to explain something un…
a terse statement of a principal or truth; a maxim
Allusion
an indirect or passing reference to an event, person, place o…
Anachronism
an event, object, custom, person, or thing that is out of its…
27 terms
AP English Rhetorical Terms (Set 4)
Personification
Point of view
Polysyndeton (paulee-SIN-dih-tawn)
Prosody
attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things... EX: "The…
the vantage point from which the author presents the actions…
the repetition of conjunctions in close succession for rhetor…
the study of sound and rhythm in poetry
Personification
attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things... EX: "The…
Point of view
the vantage point from which the author presents the actions…
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…
88 terms
Glossary of Literary Terms for AP Literature and Composition Exam
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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