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AP Lang & Comp Figurative Language Terms
Figurative Language
Anecdote
Tone
Mood
a piece of writing that is not intended to have literal meani…
a short narrative giving detail of an interesting event
the author's attitude toward his/her subject or audiece
prevailing atmosphere of a work
Figurative Language
a piece of writing that is not intended to have literal meani…
Anecdote
a short narrative giving detail of an interesting event
Figurative Language for AP Lang
Allusion
Apostrophe
Antithesis
Euphemism
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
38 terms
AP Lang & Comp Language Terms
Artificial
Bombastic
Colloquial
Concrete
False
Using inflated language
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
Actual... Specific
Artificial
False
Bombastic
Using inflated language
31 terms
AP Lang: Figurative Language
Figurative Language
Apostrophe
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
An artful variation from the typical or expected way a word o…
Talking to inanimate objects or abstract ideas.
Keats addresses a bright star and speaks to it knowing that i…
Exaggeration or overstatement.
Figurative Language
An artful variation from the typical or expected way a word o…
Apostrophe
Talking to inanimate objects or abstract ideas.
253 terms
AP Lang Language Words
Artificial
Bombastic
Colloquial
Concrete
Not natural or real; made, produced, or done to seem natural
High sounding, but has little meaning; pretentious or pompous…
to speak in an informal way
relation to specific people, things, or actions rather than g…
Artificial
Not natural or real; made, produced, or done to seem natural
Bombastic
High sounding, but has little meaning; pretentious or pompous…
Figurative Language AP Lang
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
An implied comparison that equates two things or qualities
A direct comparison; usually using "like" or "as"
Humanization of inanimate or nonhuman objects or qualities
An elaborate exaggeration, often intended to be humorous or i…
Metaphor
An implied comparison that equates two things or qualities
Simile
A direct comparison; usually using "like" or "as"
29 terms
AP Lang: Figurative Language
Trope
Motif
Imagery
Metaphor
The use of figurative language or language to show different…
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the ability to form mental images of things or events, appeal…
a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to…
Trope
The use of figurative language or language to show different…
Motif
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
43 terms
ap lang - language devices
verbal irony
dramatic irony
situation irony
ambiguity
where the literal meaning is opposite of the actual meaning (…
when the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
when the opposite happens of what is expected (cosmic irony)
the tendency of a poem to have a multiplicity of meanings
verbal irony
where the literal meaning is opposite of the actual meaning (…
dramatic irony
when the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
29 terms
AP Lang: Language and Arrangement
Denotation
Connotation
Ambiguity
Ambivalence
the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
The unspoken, emotional meaning, or the associations that are…
unclear
the presence of opposing attitudes or feelings - indecisivene…
Denotation
the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
Connotation
The unspoken, emotional meaning, or the associations that are…
15 terms
AP Lang Vocabulary (Legal Language)
Adjudicate
Appellate
Collusion
Deposition
Act as a judge
Able to uphold or reverse previous decisions
Conspiracy
Testimony under oath
Adjudicate
Act as a judge
Appellate
Able to uphold or reverse previous decisions
21 terms
AP Lang: Language of Composition - Chapter 1
Audience
Concession
Connotation
Context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text.
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
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.
Concession
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
AP Lang: Learning the Language of Argument
argument
claim
counterargument
evidence
A series of statements intended to justify some opinion.... -has…
An opinion that can be justified by further evidence and inte…
An alternative interpretation of evidence that challenges rat…
That part of an argument that is interpreted in support of th…
argument
A series of statements intended to justify some opinion.... -has…
claim
An opinion that can be justified by further evidence and inte…
AP Lang figurative language
Allusion
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Imagery
A brief reference to a person, an event, a place (real or fak…
A direct address to something abstract (such as time), a thin…
Deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis or to produce a com…
A description of how something looks, feels, tastes, smells,…
Allusion
A brief reference to a person, an event, a place (real or fak…
Apostrophe
A direct address to something abstract (such as time), a thin…
95 terms
AP Lang Fig. Language
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference often to another text or historic event…
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 historic event…
16 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language
Similie
Personification
Metaphor
Implied Metaphor
Comparing unlike things using like or as... Ex. She was happy as…
Giving living characteristics to a non-living object.... Ex. The…
Comparison of two unlike things by saying one object IS the o…
Comparing two unlike things by giving one the attributes of t…
Similie
Comparing unlike things using like or as... Ex. She was happy as…
Personification
Giving living characteristics to a non-living object.... Ex. The…
60 terms
AP LANG LANGUAGE TERMS
Absolute Language... (unique, always, nev…
Ad Hominem Fallacy... (congressman Smithe…
Allusion
Anadiplosis ... (a man could stand and se…
describing something with a quality that lacks degrees, helps…
part of argumentation, doesn't address the soundness of anoth…
figure of speech making an indirect connection to something c…
repetition of last word or phrase from the previous line
Absolute Language... (unique, always, nev…
describing something with a quality that lacks degrees, helps…
Ad Hominem Fallacy... (congressman Smithe…
part of argumentation, doesn't address the soundness of anoth…
27 terms
AP Lang Rhetorical Language
Syntax
Diction
Trope
Synecdoche
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed se…
The choice and use of words and phrases in so each or writing…
A figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression ... Pu…
A literary device in which a part of something is represents…
Syntax
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well formed se…
Diction
The choice and use of words and phrases in so each or writing…
12 terms
Figurative language (AP Lang)
Diction
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Paradox
Interesting word choice. Consider "types" of words the author…
Opposition or contrast of ideas or words
A self-contradictory combination of words
A daring statement which unites seemingly contradictory words…
Diction
Interesting word choice. Consider "types" of words the author…
Antithesis
Opposition or contrast of ideas or words
AP Lang- Language Devices
Verbal irony
Dramatic irony
Situation irony
Ambiguity
Where the literal meaning is the opposite of the actual meani…
When the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
When the opposite happens of what is expected (cosmic irony)…
The tendency of a poem to have a multiplicity of meanings. ... -…
Verbal irony
Where the literal meaning is the opposite of the actual meani…
Dramatic irony
When the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
5 terms
AP Lang Terms - Language
Archaic
Formal
Informal/colloquial
Jargon
The language of an earlier time period which is no longer used
Formal language consists of a dignified, impersonal, and elev…
The plain language of everyday use. It often includes idiomat…
Formal words specific to a specific field or group
Archaic
The language of an earlier time period which is no longer used
Formal
Formal language consists of a dignified, impersonal, and elev…
24 terms
Ap Lang Figurative language
Hyperbole
Imagery
Irony
Understatement
Exaggeration for emphasis or for rehetorical effect
The sensory details of a work evoked by the words of a litera…
Expression of something which is contrary to the intended mea…
For intensification, by denying the contrary of the thing bri…
Hyperbole
Exaggeration for emphasis or for rehetorical effect
Imagery
The sensory details of a work evoked by the words of a litera…
19 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language
Trope
Motif
Imagery
Apostrophe
The generic name for a figure of speech such as image, symbol…
A recurring theme, subject or idea
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Trope
The generic name for a figure of speech such as image, symbol…
Motif
A recurring theme, subject or idea
10 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language
Synecdoche
Metaphor
Personification
Similie
A figure of speech in which a part is used to designate the w…
An implied comparison that equates two things or equalities.
Humanization of an inanimate or nonhuman objects or qualities…
A direct comparison; usually with the connecting word "like"…
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is used to designate the w…
Metaphor
An implied comparison that equates two things or equalities.
AP Lang - Figurative Language
Synecdoche
Meiosis
Metonymy
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
A euphemistic figure of speech that intentionally understates…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Used when a speaker directly addresses someone or something t…
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Meiosis
A euphemistic figure of speech that intentionally understates…
Rhetorical language (AP Lang)
anaphora
antecedent
antimetabole
antithesis
repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
the noun to which a later pronoun refers
the repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a con…
parallel structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas
anaphora
repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses
antecedent
the noun to which a later pronoun refers
19 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
Anastrophe
Similarly structured clauses.
Similarly structured clauses with the same length.
Similarly structured clauses that are contrasting.
Unnatural word order (Yoda)
Parallelism
Similarly structured clauses.
Isocolon
Similarly structured clauses with the same length.
64 terms
Ap Lang language words
jargon
vulgar
scholarly
insipid
language used for a particular activity or by a particular gr…
no having or showing good manners, good taste, or politeness…
concerned with or relating to formal study or research... learne…
not interesting or exciting; dull to boring ... lacking strong f…
jargon
language used for a particular activity or by a particular gr…
vulgar
no having or showing good manners, good taste, or politeness…
AP Lang: Language Devices
Synecdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
Figure of comparison in which a word standing for part of som…
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
understatement, for intensification, by denying the contrary…
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
Synecdoche
Figure of comparison in which a word standing for part of som…
Colloquial
Characteristic of writing that seeks the effect of informal s…
16 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language Terms
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…
16 terms
Figurative Language for AP Lang
Allusion
Apostrophe
Antithesis
Euphemism
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
An indirect, less offensive way of saying something that is c…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
49 terms
AP Lang Figurative Language
allusion
apostrophe
hyperbole
imagery
a brief reference to a person, book, play, or song
talking to an object, animal, or non existent person like it…
deliberate exaggeration used for emphasis or to make an ironi…
a description of how something looks, feels, tastes, smells,…
allusion
a brief reference to a person, book, play, or song
apostrophe
talking to an object, animal, or non existent person like it…
40 terms
AP Lang - Language Words
Abstruse
Artificial
Bombastic
Colloquial
(adj) difficult to understand
(adj) language invented for a specific purpose and based on a…
(adj) speech or writing marked by an extravagance or affectat…
(adj) characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language…
Abstruse
(adj) difficult to understand
Artificial
(adj) language invented for a specific purpose and based on a…
33 terms
AP Lang Meta-Language
periodic sentence
cumulative sentence
asyndeton
polysyndeton
a sentence in which the main clause appears at the end of the…
a sentence in which the main clause appears at the beginning…
the omission of conjunctions between parts of a list
the use of many conjunctions in succession, often which could…
periodic sentence
a sentence in which the main clause appears at the end of the…
cumulative sentence
a sentence in which the main clause appears at the beginning…
Figurative Language for AP Lang
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
repetition of an initial sound at the beginning of consecutiv…
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historical…
an extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
the repetition of words at the beginning of successive clause…
alliteration
repetition of an initial sound at the beginning of consecutiv…
allusion
an indirect reference, often to another text or an historical…
30 terms
AP LANG Language and Arrangement
Denotation
connotation
Ambiguity
Ambivalence
The dictionary definition of a word
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
The state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional at…
Denotation
The dictionary definition of a word
connotation
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
AP Lang Figurative Language Vocab
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Implied metaphor
A comparison of 2 unlike things using like or as... ex. The athl…
Giving a non-living thing living characteristics... ex. The pain…
A comparison of 2 unlike things without using like or as... ex.…
Comparing 2 unlike things by giving one of the attributes of…
Simile
A comparison of 2 unlike things using like or as... ex. The athl…
Personification
Giving a non-living thing living characteristics... ex. The pain…
15 terms
AP Lang Terms - Figurative Language
Euphemism
Hyperbole
Irony
Verbal irony
Using a nicer sounding phrase to describe something else, usu…
Overstatement. Extreme over-exaggeration used for dramatic ef…
A very subtle literary technique. It plays with the audience'…
When a person says the opposite of what they mean AND the aud…
Euphemism
Using a nicer sounding phrase to describe something else, usu…
Hyperbole
Overstatement. Extreme over-exaggeration used for dramatic ef…
37 terms
AP Lang and Comp Language Vocab
artifical
bombastic
colloquial
concrete
false, fake
pompous, ostentatious, show off
vernacular, everyday language
actual, specific, particular
artifical
false, fake
bombastic
pompous, ostentatious, show off
AP Lang and Comp Terms- Language
Artificial
Bombastic
Colloquil*
Concrete
False
Pompous, ostentatious
Vernacular, slang, everyday life. ex: "ain't"
Actual, specific, particular
Artificial
False
Bombastic
Pompous, ostentatious
20 terms
AP Lang (the language of composition)
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
brief reference to a person, event, or place (real of 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 of fictiti…
Language Quiz AP Lang
Ethos
Logos
pathos
Juxtaposition
establishes authority or expertise of speaker
appeals to logic or reason
appeals to emotions or a shared value
opposites or aspects that don't make sense at first, placed n…
Ethos
establishes authority or expertise of speaker
Logos
appeals to logic or reason
AP Lang Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Extended Metaphor
Hyperbole
A figurative comparison of two things, often dissimilar, usin…
A comparison of two things, often unrelated. A figurative ver…
a metaphor introduced and then further developed throughout a…
Conscious exaggeration used to heighten effect. It took you a…
Simile
A figurative comparison of two things, often dissimilar, usin…
Metaphor
A comparison of two things, often unrelated. A figurative ver…
25 terms
AP Lang (invective-picturesque language)
invective
Irony/ironic
Juxtaposition
Litotes
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
the act or instance of placing two or more things side by sid…
understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by the ne…
invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
Irony/ironic
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
20 terms
AP Lang figurative language
Figurative language
Analogy
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Language that is meant to be taken imaginatively rather than…
A comparison that uses something familiar to explain somethin…
A short statement that expresses a general truth or moral pri…
Speaking directly or calling out to an imaginary, dead or abs…
Figurative language
Language that is meant to be taken imaginatively rather than…
Analogy
A comparison that uses something familiar to explain somethin…
38 terms
AP Lang Language Terms
Artificial
Bombastic
Colloquial
Concrete
False
Pompous, ostentatious
Vernacular
Actual, specific, particular
Artificial
False
Bombastic
Pompous, ostentatious
44 terms
Language Devices - AP Lang 2016
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Situation irony
Ambiguity
Where the literal meaning is opposite of the actual meaning (…
When the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
When the opposite happens of what is expected
The tendency of a poem to have a multiplicity of meanings
Verbal Irony
Where the literal meaning is opposite of the actual meaning (…
Dramatic Irony
When the audience knows something that a character doesn't, u…
AP Lang: Shakespearean Language Tricks
Prosthesis
Epenthesis (Infixation)
Proparalepsis
Aphaearesis
Adding an extra syllable or letters to the beginning of a wor…
Adding an extra syllable or letters in the middle of a word:…
Adding an extra syllable or letters to the end of a word: Sha…
Deleting a syllable from the beginning of a word to create a…
Prosthesis
Adding an extra syllable or letters to the beginning of a wor…
Epenthesis (Infixation)
Adding an extra syllable or letters in the middle of a word:…
AP Lang Vocab: Language of Argument
assertion
claim
implicit
explicit
def. a strong declaration... func. makes a statement sound more…
def. a statement that is used to support/prove an argument... fu…
def. implied or not directly stated... func. ... ex. Not a word was…
def. precisely and clearly expressed; nothing left to implica…
assertion
def. a strong declaration... func. makes a statement sound more…
claim
def. a statement that is used to support/prove an argument... fu…
99 terms
Basic Elements of Language (AP Lang)
abstraction
Abstract noun
allegory
alliteration
A concept or idea without a specific example; idealized gener…
ideas or things that can mean many things to many people, suc…
A narrative or description with secondary or symbolic meaning…
Repetition, at close intervals, of beginning sounds.
abstraction
A concept or idea without a specific example; idealized gener…
Abstract noun
ideas or things that can mean many things to many people, suc…
AP Lang "Politics and the English Language"
Archaism
Chauvinistic
Conformity
Debase
Archaic
Excessive patriotism
Accordance
To reduce in value
Archaism
Archaic
Chauvinistic
Excessive patriotism
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