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93 terms
Language of Composition
rhetorical appeals
ethos
counterargument
concession (concede)
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward.…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
rhetorical appeals
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
ethos
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
28 terms
The Language of Composition
rhetoric
audience
context
purpose
the faculty of observing in any given case the available mean…
readers or listeners observing/ reading the piece of literature
the occasion or the time and place it was written or spoken
goal that the speaker or writer wants to achieve
rhetoric
the faculty of observing in any given case the available mean…
audience
readers or listeners observing/ reading the piece of literature
34 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
ad hominem
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
allegory
alliteration
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
a literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
ad hominem
latin for "to the man," this fallacy refers to the specific d…
ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
latin for "to the people" this fallacy occurs when evidence u…
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Antecedent
Antithesis
Aphorism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
Opposition or contrast of ideas through parallelism.
Terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gener…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Antecedent
Word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
64 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
passive voice
active voice
ad hominem argument
allegory
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or c…
passive voice
the subject is being acted upon; form of the verb indicating…
active voice
When the subject of a sentence is the actor, and not being ac…
14 terms
English Language and Composition #3
Claim
Grounds
Warrant
Backing
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
Shows the relationship between the grounds and the claim, leg…
Gives answers to different questions and supports the warrant…
Claim
A statement that the speaker is asking the audience to accept…
Grounds
Basis of real persuasion and the rest of the argument. The re…
100 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning o…
An indirect reference, often to another text or an historic e…
quality of being intentionally unclear. Events or situations…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
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…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
60 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Apostrophe
Antecedent
Oxymoron
Didactic
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
Figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contrad…
Literally means "teaching"
Apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause, referred to by a pronoun
47 terms
Language/Composition
Allegory
Allusion
Anaphora
Anecdote
A story, poem, or picture thay can be interpteted to reveal a…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture thay can be interpteted to reveal a…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
37 terms
The Language of Composition Chapter 3
Ad Hominem
Appeal to False Authority
Argument
Backing
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
A process of reasoned inquiry; a persuasive discourse resulti…
In the Toulmin model, this consists of further assurances or…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "against the man," this fallacy refers to the speci…
Appeal to False Authority
This fallacy occurs when someone who has no expertise to spea…
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Tropes
Tropes
Metaphor
Simile
Synecdoche
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
--explicit comparison between two things of unlike nature
--figure of speech in which a part stands for the whole
Tropes
--rhetorical figures of speech in which the word is used in a…
Metaphor
--implied comparison between two things of unlike nature
170 terms
Language and composition
allegory
alliteration - The repetition of sound…
shells"). Although the term is not fre…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
...
...
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
alliteration - The repetition of sound…
...
134 terms
AP Language and Composition Review
allusion
paralipsis
metaphor
aphorism
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using l…
a concise statement of a truth or principle (The early bird g…
allusion
an implicit reference within a literary work to a historical…
paralipsis
drawing attention to something by claiming not to mention it…
23 terms
The Language of Composition.Chapter Two
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
The repetition of the same sound beginning several words or s…
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea (real or fictit…
The repetition of a word or phrase of the beginning of succes…
The repetition of words in reverse order to emphasize a point…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sound beginning several words or s…
Allusion
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea (real or fictit…
48 terms
The Language of Composition - Chapter 3
argument
Rogerian arguments
claim
claim of fact
a persuasive discourse, a coherent and considered movement fr…
arguments based on the assumption that having a full understa…
states the argument's main idea or position... has to be arguabl…
they assert that something is true or false
argument
a persuasive discourse, a coherent and considered movement fr…
Rogerian arguments
arguments based on the assumption that having a full understa…
25 terms
The Language of Composition.Chapter One
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
38 terms
AP Language and Composition
Schemes
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
similarity not only of structure but of length
the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Schemes
..., A rhetorical figure of speech which involves changing th…
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
The Language of Composition Chapter 1
Aristotle
the main purpose of rhetoric is to
Rhetoric is situational and has
The context of a speech sometimes aris…
a Greek philosopher who defined rhetoric as the faculty for o…
persuade
context and purpose
cultural bias
Aristotle
a Greek philosopher who defined rhetoric as the faculty for o…
the main purpose of rhetoric is to
persuade
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 3
Elegiac
Epigram
Ethos
Figurative language:
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
A brief witty statement.
A Greek term referring to the character of a person; one of A…
The use of tropes or figures of speech; going beyond literal…
Elegiac
Mournful over what has passed or been lost; often used to des…
Epigram
A brief witty statement.
language and composition
components of toulmin model
claim
grounds
warrant
claim, grounds, warrant, backing, rebuttal, and qualification
position
evidence for claim
connects grounds to claim (assumption)
components of toulmin model
claim, grounds, warrant, backing, rebuttal, and qualification
claim
position
Language and Composition
Logos
Pathos
Ethos
Diction
Content of the message
Emotional appeal
Character or credibility of the speaker
Words chosen by author
Logos
Content of the message
Pathos
Emotional appeal
19 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 5
Paradox
Scheme
Parody
Sentence variety
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
A piece that imitates and exaggerates the prominent features…
Using a variety of sentence patterns to create a desired effe…
Paradox
A statement that seems contradictory but is actually true.An…
Scheme
A pattern of words or sentence construction used for rhetoric…
Language And Composition
Occasion
Context
Purpose
Speaker
The time and place a speech or text was written.
The circumstances, and aspects of attitude and atmosphere sur…
The goal of an author.
The author of a text.
Occasion
The time and place a speech or text was written.
Context
The circumstances, and aspects of attitude and atmosphere sur…
25 terms
Language and composition
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Aphorism
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
A brief explanation, summary, or evaluation of a text or work…
A short, pithy statement of a generally accepted truth or sen…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Analogy
A comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
59 terms
language and composition
Abstract Words
Allusion
Analysis
Anecdote
refers to an idea, quality, attitude, or state that we cannot…
a brief reference to a real or fictions person, place, object…
(A.k.a. Division) Method of development in which a subject is…
a brief narrative that recounts an episode from a person's ex…
Abstract Words
refers to an idea, quality, attitude, or state that we cannot…
Allusion
a brief reference to a real or fictions person, place, object…
68 terms
Language and composition
Pun
Metaphor
Synecdoche
Metonymy
A play on the meaning of words.
An implied comparison btween two unlike things.
Related to classification and division.
Designation of one thing with something closely associated wi…
Pun
A play on the meaning of words.
Metaphor
An implied comparison btween two unlike things.
40 terms
Composition and Language
Absolute
Analogy
Anecdote
Anthypophora
A word free from limitations or qualifications
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
A figure of reasoning in which one asks and then immediately…
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
90 terms
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
audience
concession
context
counterargument
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
Words, events, or circumstances that help determine meaning
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward
audience
One's listener or readership; those to whom text is addressed
concession
An argumentative strategy by which a speaker or writer acknow…
93 terms
AP Language and Composition: The Language of Composition General Terms
rhetorical appeals
ethos
counterargument
concession (concede)
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
An opposing argument to the one a writer is putting forward.…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
rhetorical appeals
Rhetorical techniques used to persuade an audience by emphasi…
ethos
Greek for "character." Speakers appeal to ethos to demonstrat…
17 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 4
Satire
Parallelism
Pathos
Persona
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
A Greek term that refers to suffering but has come to be asso…
The speaker, voice, or character assumed by the author of a p…
Satire
An ironic, sarcastic, or witty composition that claims to arg…
Parallelism
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns.
AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Rhetoric
Diction
Syntax
Tone
effective writing or speaking
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
a writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
Rhetoric
effective writing or speaking
Diction
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
66 terms
AP Language & Composition Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, ac…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
18 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 2
Bias
Aphorism
Claim
Close Reading
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
An assertion usually supported by evidence.
A careful reading that is attentive to organization, figurati…
Bias
Prejudice or predisposition toward one side of a subject or i…
Aphorism
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
213 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
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…
Ad hominem argument
Argument that appeals to emotion rather than reason, to feeli…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
language composition
Alliterarion
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
repetition of the same sound begining several words in sequence
brief refrence to person, event, or place, real or fictious o…
repetition of a word or phrase of the begining of successive…
repetition or words in reverse order
Alliterarion
repetition of the same sound begining several words in sequence
Allusion
brief refrence to person, event, or place, real or fictious o…
23 terms
language composition
oxymoron
paradox
parallelism
parody
combines two contradicting words into one sentenc
a seeming contradiction that reveals a truth
uses same syntactical structures repeatedly for effect
to make fun of a work using some of the same styles
oxymoron
combines two contradicting words into one sentenc
paradox
a seeming contradiction that reveals a truth
83 terms
AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION TERMS
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Ad hominem
1. Appealing to prejudice and emotion rather than to reason.…
Allegory
1. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hid…
167 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or ev…
A type of composition (or, more commonly, a part of a composi…
allegory
The rhetorical strategy of extending a metaphor through an en…
alliteration
The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck o…
29 terms
AP Language and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
analogy
antecedent
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
asks the reader to think about the correspondence or resemble…
a preceding occurrence or cause; the grammatical term for the…
allegory
a short moral story/ a fictional work in which the characters…
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
The Language of Composition
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
23 terms
The Language of Composition
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
An acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Aristotelian/Rhetorical Triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrelationship among the sp…
Audience
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
7 terms
Language of Composition
Antimetabole
Archaic Diction
Cumulative Sentence
Hortative Sentence
Repitition of words in reverse order.
Old-fashioned or outdated choice of words.
Sentence that completes the main idea at the beginning of the…
Sentence that exhorts, advises, calls to action.
Antimetabole
Repitition of words in reverse order.
Archaic Diction
Old-fashioned or outdated choice of words.
20 terms
AP Language and Composition: Set 1
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…
The Language of Composition
Rhetoric
Arrangement
Introduction
The Classical Model
the study of effective, persuasive language use
How the piece is organized
Introduces reader to the subject
...
Rhetoric
the study of effective, persuasive language use
Arrangement
How the piece is organized
7 terms
Language of Composition
rhetoric
rhetoric
context
purpose
the faculty of observing in any case the available means of p…
thoughtful, reflective activity leading to effective communic…
the occasion or time and place it was written or spoken
goal that the speaker or writer wants to achieve
rhetoric
the faculty of observing in any case the available means of p…
rhetoric
thoughtful, reflective activity leading to effective communic…
10 terms
Language of Composition
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Ramayana
The Prose Edda
Punchkin
Akkadian
English
Old Icelandic
English
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Akkadian
Ramayana
English
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