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50 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Colloquialism
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, or vowl sounds…
An indirect reference to something usually another literary w…
A brief recounting of a relevant episode often to develop a p…
A common or familiar type of saying
Alliteration
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, or vowl sounds…
Allusion
An indirect reference to something usually another literary w…
64 terms
AP English Language and Composition
ad hominen argument
allegory
alliteration
allusion
from the Latin meaning "to or against the person," this is an…
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 that is presumabl…
ad hominen argument
from the Latin meaning "to or against the person," this is an…
allegory
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
84 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…
27 terms
AP English Language & Composition
aesthetic
allegory
allusion
anachronism
Pertaining to the value of art for its own sake or for form
narrative form in which characters and actions have meanings…
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Use of historically inaccurate details in a text; for example…
aesthetic
Pertaining to the value of art for its own sake or for form
allegory
narrative form in which characters and actions have meanings…
10 terms
AP English Language andComposition
diction
four levels of usage of words
syntax
connotation
the use of words in written or oral discourse. A simplr list…
formal, informal, colloquial, slang
technically, the way words are arranged to dorm sentences and…
the positive or negative meaning attached to a word. The emot…
diction
the use of words in written or oral discourse. A simplr list…
four levels of usage of words
formal, informal, colloquial, slang
90 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…
66 terms
Ap English language and composition
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
analogy
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
156 terms
AP English Language and Composition
assertation
cogent
didactic
lucid
a declaration or statement
convincing, reasonable
instructive (verbal expression or exchange, conversation?)
easily understood, clear
assertation
a declaration or statement
cogent
convincing, reasonable
28 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
표면적인 이야기나 묘사 뒤에 어떤 정신적·도덕적 의미가 암시되어 있는 비유
두운
암시
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
allegory
표면적인 이야기나 묘사 뒤에 어떤 정신적·도덕적 의미가 암시되어 있는 비유
alliteration
두운
16 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Anaphora
Antithesis
Aphorism
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
repetition of words at start of successive clauses
juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced/parall…
concise statement designed to make a point/illustrate commonl…
Allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Anaphora
repetition of words at start of successive clauses
11 terms
AP English Language and Composition
acquiesce
audacious
chaos
contempt
reluctant or unenthusiastic compliance, consent, or agreement
bold and daring (inclined to take risks)-- especially in viol…
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
lack of respect-- often accompanied by a feeling of intense d…
acquiesce
reluctant or unenthusiastic compliance, consent, or agreement
audacious
bold and daring (inclined to take risks)-- especially in viol…
54 terms
Ap English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language
allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
AP English Language and Composition
Multiple Choice
All Essays
Synthesis Essay
Rhetorical Analysis
1. read first question only... 2. read passage until the answer…
5 minutes creating outline with thesis... 30 minutes writing ess…
1. couple sentences of context... 2. thesis: take position and b…
1. thesis: (speaker) uses (rhetorical strategy) to convey (pu…
Multiple Choice
1. read first question only... 2. read passage until the answer…
All Essays
5 minutes creating outline with thesis... 30 minutes writing ess…
AP English Language and composition
Acerbic
Affected
Allusive
Aloof
Sharp and blunt way of speaking
Influenced by an external factor
Remark or reference
Cool and distant
Acerbic
Sharp and blunt way of speaking
Affected
Influenced by an external factor
79 terms
AP English Language and Composition
pedantic
stodgily
lyrical
terse
(adj.) narrowly, stodgily and often ostentatiously learned
(adv.) in a stuffy manner, boring, dull
(adj.) intense, intimate display of emotion (esp. in writing)
(adj.) brief and to the point
pedantic
(adj.) narrowly, stodgily and often ostentatiously learned
stodgily
(adv.) in a stuffy manner, boring, dull
35 terms
AP English Language and Composition
ambiguity
antecedent
antithesis
aphorism
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
The opposition or contrast of ideas; the direct opposite.
A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
ambiguity
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun.
14 terms
AP English language and composition
Alliteration
Anaphora
Aphorism
Apostrophe
The sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, usually…
Repetition of the same beginning phrases
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
Addressing an in animate object
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of a similar initial sound, usually…
Anaphora
Repetition of the same beginning phrases
117 terms
AP English Language and Composition
ad hominem
allegory - The device of using charact…
alliteration
allusion - A direct or indirect refere…
(Latin) a form of argument characterized by an attack on the…
...
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
...
ad hominem
(Latin) a form of argument characterized by an attack on the…
allegory - The device of using charact…
...
68 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Uses character and/or story elements symbolically to represen…
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
Uses character and/or story elements symbolically to represen…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
39 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Antimetabole
Using characteristics symbolically to represent an abstractio…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds in words or phrases
Direct/indirect reference to something which is commonly known
The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a con…
Allegory
Using characteristics symbolically to represent an abstractio…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds in words or phrases
85 terms
AP English Language and Composition
alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A preceding event; a forerunner; a precursor
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
45 terms
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 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…
67 terms
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 sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or intentional, of…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Colloquialism
Complex Sentence
Compound Sentence
Concrete details
Informal words or expressions not usually acceptable in forma…
A sentence with 1 independent clause and at least one depende…
A sentence with 2 or more coordinate independent clauses, oft…
Details that relate to or describe actual, specific things or…
Colloquialism
Informal words or expressions not usually acceptable in forma…
Complex Sentence
A sentence with 1 independent clause and at least one depende…
50 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
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Aliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
...
a literary device where two or more words in a phrase or line…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Allegory
...
Aliteration
a literary device where two or more words in a phrase or line…
64 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
The repetition of the same sounds - usually initial consonant…
The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in the sy…
Ad hominem
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
101 terms
AP English Language and Composition
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…
78 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Abstract
Aesthetics
Allegory
Allusion
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
a set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciatio…
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Abstract
existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical o…
Aesthetics
a set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciatio…
92 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Heretic
Perils
Haste
Declarative Prediction
a person who opposes accepted and established beliefs
dangers
expedite
...
Heretic
a person who opposes accepted and established beliefs
Perils
dangers
200 terms
AP English Language and Composition
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
Directed to or appealing to feelings 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 the s…
abstract
(n.) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship…
ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
25 terms
ap english language and composition
allegory
anecdote
allusion
aphorism
a story,poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a h…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
an expression designed to calls omitting to mind without mean…
a pithy observation that contains a general truth ... example."i…
allegory
a story,poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a h…
anecdote
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
80 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device using elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device using elements symbolically to represent an abstra…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
52 terms
AP English Language and Composition
A ___________ question is one in which…
Before using a rhetorical question, ma…
Rhetorical question: It's used has an…
Rhetorical Question:... You have to make…
rhetorical, highlight
purpose
introduction, thought, yes
apparent, information
A ___________ question is one in which…
rhetorical, highlight
Before using a rhetorical question, ma…
purpose
257 terms
AP English Language and Composition
assertion
cogent
coherent
cohesive
a declaration or statement
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
condition of sticking together
assertion
a declaration or statement
cogent
convincing; reasonable
18 terms
AP English Language and Composition
alliteration
allusion
analogy
metonymy
the repetition of initial sounds in words and syllables
an implied or direct reference to something in history or cul…
a comparison of two objects or situations that have several c…
a substitution that tends to bring a kind of vitality to a ph…
alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds in words and syllables
allusion
an implied or direct reference to something in history or cul…
81 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Synechdoche
Colloquial
Litotes
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
Ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
Synechdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the w…
Colloquial
Used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
33 terms
AP english language and composition
hyperbole
imagery
inductive reasoning
inference
overstatement using exagerated language.
use of figurative language to evoke feeling/ idea, describe a…
argument in which general conclusion are drawn from specific…
conclusion or proposition arrived at by considering facts/ ob…
hyperbole
overstatement using exagerated language.
imagery
use of figurative language to evoke feeling/ idea, describe a…
10 terms
AP english language and composition
isocolon
antithesis
aphorism
epistrophe
Parallel structure in which the parallel elements are similar…
juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or par…
a concise statement designed to make a point of illustrate a…
in rhetoric, the repetition of a phrase at the end of success…
isocolon
Parallel structure in which the parallel elements are similar…
antithesis
juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or par…
70 terms
ap english language and composition
allegory
antecedent
aphorism
colloquial/colloquialism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a gener…
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
antecedent
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
29 terms
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 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…
10 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Metonymy
Paradox
Overstatement,, using deliberate exaggeration
An analogy identifying one object with another without using…
Naming an object by substituting a term closely associated wi…
A statement that appears to be self-contradictor or opposed t…
Hyperbole
Overstatement,, using deliberate exaggeration
Metaphor
An analogy identifying one object with another without using…
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Eulogistic
Grave
Pensive
Venerative
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
regarding with reverence(respect)
Eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
Grave
something serious or solemn
27 terms
AP English Language and Composition
Imagery
Parallel Structure
Ellipsis
Connotation
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
is repetition of the same pattern of words or phrases within…
the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that a…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
Parallel Structure
is repetition of the same pattern of words or phrases within…
99 terms
AP English Language and Composition
ad hominem
adage
allegory
alliteration
appealing to feelings/prejudices rather than intellect or rea…
a saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
story in which a second meaning is to be read underneath the…
repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group of wo…
ad hominem
appealing to feelings/prejudices rather than intellect or rea…
adage
a saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
37 terms
AP Composition and English Language
Diction
Denotation
Connotation
Hyperbole
...
literal meaning/definition
implications, undertone, feeling behind it
exaggeration, overstatement
Diction
...
Denotation
literal meaning/definition
68 terms
AP English Language and Composition
abstract language
ad hominem
adjective
admonition
language that denotes intangible ideas, emotions, conditions…
directed to appealing to feelings or prejudice instead of int…
a word that modifies a noun
a criticism or warning about a behavior
abstract language
language that denotes intangible ideas, emotions, conditions…
ad hominem
directed to appealing to feelings or prejudice instead of int…
220 terms
AP English Language and Composition
abstract (n)
abstract (adj)
ad hominem
adage (Ex. "There is more than one way…
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
Dealing with or tending to deal with a subject apart from a p…
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
abstract (n)
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
abstract (adj)
Dealing with or tending to deal with a subject apart from a p…
10 terms
Ap english language and composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Repetition of 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
Repetition of consonant sounds
13 terms
AP English Language and Composition
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
characters or story elements symbolically representing a mora…
repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
a direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly…
having multiple meanings either intentional or unintenitional
allegory
characters or story elements symbolically representing a mora…
alliteration
repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds in…
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