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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
expletive
parallelism
antithesis
anaphora
Indeed; in fact
I came. I saw. I conquered.
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.…
To think on death it is a misery, / To think on life it is a…
expletive
Indeed; in fact
parallelism
I came. I saw. I conquered.
58 terms
Rhetorical Devices (AP Language)
tropes
schemes
pun
metaphor
Meaning is altered from the usual or expected kinds. (puns, m…
WORD ORDER is altered from the usual or expected. Schemes are…
a play on the meaning of words
an implied comparison between two unlike things
tropes
Meaning is altered from the usual or expected kinds. (puns, m…
schemes
WORD ORDER is altered from the usual or expected. Schemes are…
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Rhetorical Devices - AP Language
chiasmus
antithesis
epistrophe
apostrophe
the repetition of ideas in inverted order; the repetition of…
juxtoposition of contrasting words or ideas (often, but not a…
ending a series of lines, phrases, clauses or sentences with…
breaking off a discourse to address some person or personifie…
chiasmus
the repetition of ideas in inverted order; the repetition of…
antithesis
juxtoposition of contrasting words or ideas (often, but not a…
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
allusion
amplification
analogy
anaphora
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
amplification
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
110 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
The A Priori Argument
Actions have Consequences
The Ad Hominem Argument
The Affective Fallacy
Also, Rationalization; Proof Texting. A corrupt argument from…
The contemporary fallacy of a person in power falsely describ…
The fallacy of attempting to refute an argument by attacking…
A fallacy of Pathos, that one's emotions, urges or "feelings"…
The A Priori Argument
Also, Rationalization; Proof Texting. A corrupt argument from…
Actions have Consequences
The contemporary fallacy of a person in power falsely describ…
19 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antithesis
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Analogy
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
AP Language: Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Ambiguity
Metonymy
Zeugma
An expression designed to call something to light without men…
A word or expression that can be understood in two or more po…
The substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
A word applies to two other words in different senses
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to light without men…
Ambiguity
A word or expression that can be understood in two or more po…
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AP Language Rhetoric Devices
Parallelism
Antithesis
Synecdoche (Symbolism II)
Metonymy (Symbolism I)
repetition of grammatical forms such as noun, verb, adjective…
the use of opposing or contrasting ideas.... Ex. "If a free soc…
uses part of an object or idea to stand for the whole, or use…
use of a concrete word to refer to an abstract idea. ... Ex. "T…
Parallelism
repetition of grammatical forms such as noun, verb, adjective…
Antithesis
the use of opposing or contrasting ideas.... Ex. "If a free soc…
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Rhetoric Devices AP Language
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
Understatement
Understatement
Definition: Exaggerating some part of your statement in order…
Ex. I am trying to solve a million problems today.
Definition: The force of a descriptive statement is less than…
Ex. ... Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet describes his death wound a…
Hyperbole
Definition: Exaggerating some part of your statement in order…
Hyperbole
Ex. I am trying to solve a million problems today.
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
hyperbole... This is the most popular and…
understatement... You might find this dev…
litotes... What you'll learn in this sect…
antithesis... A fairly simple way to show…
● Consists of exaggerating some part of your statement in ord…
● A form in which the force of a descriptive statement is les…
● Emphasizes a point by using a word opposite to the condition
● Makes a use of contrast in language to bring out a contrast…
hyperbole... This is the most popular and…
● Consists of exaggerating some part of your statement in ord…
understatement... You might find this dev…
● A form in which the force of a descriptive statement is les…
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AP Language--Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad hominem
Adage (AD-idge)
Allegory
(n) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship o…
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 o…
Ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Abiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
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 consonants in to…
33 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Sentence Order: Basic
Sentence Order: Cumulative/ Loose
Sentence Order: Periodic
Declarative Sentence
Subject + Verb + Object
Begins with subject and verb and adds modifying elements at t…
Opens with modifiers; withholds subject and verb until the end
Declares or states something
Sentence Order: Basic
Subject + Verb + Object
Sentence Order: Cumulative/ Loose
Begins with subject and verb and adds modifying elements at t…
38 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Device
allusion
amplification
analogy
anaphora
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
amplification
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Schemes
Tropes
Antithesis
Isocolon
syntax tricks, play with sentence structure and construction
figurative language, play with specific words, symbols or com…
(S). the juxtaposition (combination) of contrasting ideas, of…
(s) a scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the paral…
Schemes
syntax tricks, play with sentence structure and construction
Tropes
figurative language, play with specific words, symbols or com…
91 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Parallelism
Isocolon
Antithesis
Anastrophe
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the parallel el…
juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel structure
inversion of natural word order
Parallelism
similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words,…
Isocolon
scheme of parallel structure that occurs when the parallel el…
38 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
allusion
amplification
analogy
anaphora
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
amplification
A rhetoric device used to emphasize a point. Draw out, elonga…
AP language rhetorical devices
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Anecdote
The making of a casual or indirect reference to something
A similarity between like features of two things on which a c…
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
A short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
Allusion
The making of a casual or indirect reference to something
Analogy
A similarity between like features of two things on which a c…
83 terms
AP Language & Comp Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
A work that functions on a symbolic level
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
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AP language rhetorical devices
alliteration
diction
figurative language
imagry
creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence
specific word choice an author uses to convey his/her tone
language used by writers to produce images in the readers mind
the writers use of words and phrases to create mental images…
alliteration
creating a repetition of similar sounds in the sentence
diction
specific word choice an author uses to convey his/her tone
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Anecdote
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Comparison of two things that are alike in some respects.
Regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginnin…
A short, simple narrative of an incident; often used for humo…
Allusion
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Analogy
Comparison of two things that are alike in some respects.
29 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, place, or to a work of ar…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order... - Ask not what your coun…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, place, or to a work of ar…
51 terms
AP Language of Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds or any vowel sound…
A figure of speech which makes brief, even casual reference t…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Allegory
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
180 terms
AP Language--Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad hominem
Adage (AD-idge)
Allegory
(n) An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship o…
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 o…
Ad hominem
Directed to or appealing to feelings or prejudices instead of…
30 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Antithesis
Allusion
Apostrophe
Syllogism
person/thing thats the direct opposite of something else
reference to literary work or person
An arrangement of words addressing a non existent person or a…
Logical reasoning that joins two or more premises together (b…
Antithesis
person/thing thats the direct opposite of something else
Allusion
reference to literary work or person
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AP Language - Rhetorical Devices
Latin for "at one's pleasure"
What four categories is ad lib used in?
What is ad lib in terms of rhetoric?
What is ad lib in terms of music?
Ad lib
1. Rhetoric... 2. Drama... 3. Biology... 4. Music
To improvise and deliver extemporaneously
Jazz - to do your own thing
Latin for "at one's pleasure"
Ad lib
What four categories is ad lib used in?
1. Rhetoric... 2. Drama... 3. Biology... 4. Music
83 terms
AP Language & Comp Rhetorical Devices
Abstract
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
A work that functions on a symbolic level
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Ad Hominem
In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than o…
23 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antithesis
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
The juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, often in parallel str…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Analogy
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
25 terms
Ap Language Rhetorical Devices
Allusion
Anecdote
Aphorism
Appeal to Authority
A brief reference to a person, place, event or passage in a w…
A short, entertaining account of some happening, frequently p…
Is a brief saying embodying a moral, concise statement of a p…
Citation of information from people recognized for their spec…
Allusion
A brief reference to a person, place, event or passage in a w…
Anecdote
A short, entertaining account of some happening, frequently p…
21 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Bildungsroman
Expletive
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
A novel or story whose theme is the moral or psychological gr…
A single word or short phrase intended to emphasize surroundi…
Aphorism
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
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Rhetorical Devices (AP Language)
Parallelism
Antithesis
Anaphora
Juxtaposition
Sentence construction which places equal grammatical construc…
Placing contrasts side by side, usually in parallel statement…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Placing close together or side by side, especially for contrast
Parallelism
Sentence construction which places equal grammatical construc…
Antithesis
Placing contrasts side by side, usually in parallel statement…
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
(means "adding letter(s)")
(means "playing toward")
(means "proportionate")
(means "carrying back")
Alliteration
(means "adding letter(s)")
Allusion
(means "playing toward")
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Level of Language
Concrete
Connotation
Specificity
Range of complexity of the overall language of a piece of work
Nouns that describe objects or events with the use of the sen…
An associated or secondary meaning of a word added to the wor…
Simply the quality of being detailed and specific.
Level of Language
Range of complexity of the overall language of a piece of work
Concrete
Nouns that describe objects or events with the use of the sen…
60 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
anecdote
antecedent
diction
connotation
a brief recounting of a relevant episode to develop a point o…
the word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
word choice, particularly as an element of style
the associations suggested by a word; implied meaning rather…
anecdote
a brief recounting of a relevant episode to develop a point o…
antecedent
the word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
14 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anticlimax
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
a disappointing end to an exciting or impressive series of ev…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
87 terms
AP Language: Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
foreshadowing
imagery
simile
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of…
the usage of figurative language to represent objects, action…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
alliteration
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
foreshadowing
a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of…
15 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Paradox
Hyperbole
Juxtaposition
Diction
A statement that contradicts itself and makes you think it is…
Exaggerate or emphasize a statement for effect
An act or instance of placing close together or side by side
The choice and use of words in speech and writing
Paradox
A statement that contradicts itself and makes you think it is…
Hyperbole
Exaggerate or emphasize a statement for effect
47 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Allusion
Antithesis
Colloquial/Colloquialism
The device of using character or story elements symbolically…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
the opposition or contrast of ideas; the direct opposite.
The use of slang or informalities in speech or writing. Not g…
Allegory
The device of using character or story elements symbolically…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
50 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Active Voice
Passive Voice
Alter-ego
Anecdote
The subject of the sentence performs the action. ... "Anthony dr…
The subject receives the action. ... "The car was driven by Anth…
A character is used by the author to speak the author's own t…
A brief recounting of a relevant episode.
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. ... "Anthony dr…
Passive Voice
The subject receives the action. ... "The car was driven by Anth…
85 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Contradiction
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
A concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
A direct opposition between things compared; inconsistency
Anecdote
A brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
Perspective
A character's view of the situation or events in the story
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Rhetorical Devices AP Language
ad hominem
ad populum
appeal to false authority
argument
switch argument from issue at hand to character of other spea…
claims its good since everyone does it
when speaker does not know a lot about subject
process of reasoned inquiry
ad hominem
switch argument from issue at hand to character of other spea…
ad populum
claims its good since everyone does it
99 terms
AP Language- Rhetorical Devices
Theme
Symbolism
Synechdoche
Metonymy (living symbolism)
overall message of a literary work
object that represents something (American flag: freedom)
a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa (USA= Ame…
word or phrase used to stand in for another (Hollywood= movie…
Theme
overall message of a literary work
Symbolism
object that represents something (American flag: freedom)
27 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Litotes
Bombast
A figure of speech in which an associated feature represents…
A figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole... EX: Le…
A figure of speech using conscious understatements, often a d…
Pretentious words too pompous or snobby for the occasion... EX:…
Metonymy
A figure of speech in which an associated feature represents…
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole... EX: Le…
20 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices$$$$
Parenthesis
Appositive
Expletive
Asyndeton
insertion of some verbal unit in a position that interrupts t…
placing side by side two coordinate elements, the second of w…
similar to parenthesis, a single word or short phrase, usuall…
deliberate omission of conjunctions between a series of relat…
Parenthesis
insertion of some verbal unit in a position that interrupts t…
Appositive
placing side by side two coordinate elements, the second of w…
23 terms
AP Language rhetorical devices
Concession
Parallelism
Anaphora
Aphorism
A rhetorical device in which a speaker acknowledges the worth…
A rhetorical device by which ideas within or between sentence…
A rhetorical device in which a speaker uses the same words or…
A brief memorable statement that expresses a universal truth
Concession
A rhetorical device in which a speaker acknowledges the worth…
Parallelism
A rhetorical device by which ideas within or between sentence…
20 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
the recurrence of initial consonant sounds
short informal reference to a famous person or event
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
reversing the order of repeated words or phrases to intensify…
Alliteration
the recurrence of initial consonant sounds
allusion
short informal reference to a famous person or event
18 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
Assertion
Cogent
Coherent
Cohesive
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or…
clear, logical, and convincing
logical and well-organized : easy to understand
closely united
Assertion
a positive statement or declaration, often without support or…
Cogent
clear, logical, and convincing
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AP Language Rhetorical Devices
allusion
anaphora
apostrophe
chiasmus
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
repetition of word or words beginning a series of parallel sy…
direct address of an abstraction (" O time!", "Death, be not…
two or more clauses are balanced against each other by the re…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
anaphora
repetition of word or words beginning a series of parallel sy…
33 terms
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
hyperbole
understatement
litotes
antithesis
an exaggerated statement or figure of speech not intended to…
act or an instance of understating, or representing in a weak…
ironical understatement in which an affirmative is expressed…
putting two opposite ideas in a sentence i.e the structures o…
hyperbole
an exaggerated statement or figure of speech not intended to…
understatement
act or an instance of understating, or representing in a weak…
AP Language Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds in several conse…
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
a comparison between two things intended to show how they are…
the repetition of the same words or groups of words at the be…
alliteration
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds in several conse…
allusion
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
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