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AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Act
allegory
alliteration
allusion
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
the repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
allegory
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
A reference to something in literature or history
Repetition of the same word or words at the start of two or m…
Allegory
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Alliteration
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
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The Glossary of Literary Terms for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam MS. MCGETTIGAN AP LIT
abstract
accent
aesthetic
allegory
style of writing that is complex and discusses intangible qua…
in poetry, refers to the stressed portion of a word. In "To b…
used as an adjective that means "appealing to the senses"
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
abstract
style of writing that is complex and discusses intangible qua…
accent
in poetry, refers to the stressed portion of a word. In "To b…
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AP Literature and Composition Literary Terms Ms. Tay
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
Allegory
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
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AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
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AP Literature and Composition Literary Terms Ms. Tay
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
story with life lesson
repetition;tounge twister
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
Allegory
story with life lesson
AP Literature and Composition (lit terms test)
chiasmus
assonance
situational irony
oxymoron
"Reverse parallelism" The second part of a sentence is balanc…
vowel is repeated... "black pillar"... "sable clad shape standing"…
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect t…
An image of contradictory terms... Example: Bittersweet, pretty…
chiasmus
"Reverse parallelism" The second part of a sentence is balanc…
assonance
vowel is repeated... "black pillar"... "sable clad shape standing"…
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AP Literature and Composition Lit. Terms Allegory- Irony
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
A story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, which can reinfor…
Direct/indirect reference to something that is presumably com…
One of the devices of repetition; the same word(s) is repeate…
Allegory
A story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, which can reinfor…
159 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
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AP Literature + Composition // Lit Terms pt 2
Hypothetical Question
Idiom
Imagery
Invective
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
The use of figurative language to represent objects, actions…
An intensely vehement, highly emotional verbal attack
Hypothetical Question
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
Idiom
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
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AP Literature + Composition // Lit Terms pt 1
Absolute
Adage
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
A word free from limitations or qualifications (best, all, un…
A familiar proverb or wise saying
An argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
A story with both a literal and symbolic meaning (Wizard of Oz)
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications (best, all, un…
Adage
A familiar proverb or wise saying
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AP Literature and Composition Review (Lit Terms)
Zuegma
Synesthesia
Threnody
Volta
one word applies to multiple parts of the sentence ... ex. His h…
describing one sense using another sense... ex. a bright sound,…
a sad song; of mourning... ex. "See You Again" in remembrance of…
shift in focus between the octet and sestet... ex. William Shake…
Zuegma
one word applies to multiple parts of the sentence ... ex. His h…
Synesthesia
describing one sense using another sense... ex. a bright sound,…
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AP literature and composition lit terms list three
Antihero
Static character
Dynamic character
Cliché
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
One who does not change much in the course of the story
One who changes in some important way as a result of the stor…
A word or phrase, often a figure speech, that has become life…
Antihero
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
Static character
One who does not change much in the course of the story
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AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms1
Aside
Assonance
Asyndeton
Atmosphere
A speech (usually just a short comment) made by the audiance,…
Repetition of vowel sound within a group of words or lines. N…
A stule in which conjunctions are omitted, usually producing…
The emotional tone or background that surrounds a scene
Aside
A speech (usually just a short comment) made by the audiance,…
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sound within a group of words or lines. N…
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AP Literature & Composition, Lit Terms (SAHS Stein)
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.
- the repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter…
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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Lit Terms for AP English Literature and Composition
allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Apostrophe
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Multiple meaning a literary work may communicate, especially…
Direct address, usually to someone or something that is not p…
allegory
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
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AP LITerature and Composition QuizLIT Vocab 8-11 & LITerary Terms Exam Review
Amiable
Admonition
consternation
doleful
friendly and pleasant
a criticism or warning about behavior
feeling of surprise or sudden disappointment that causes conf…
sad and sorrowful; cheerless
Amiable
friendly and pleasant
Admonition
a criticism or warning about behavior
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…
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Ms. Evans AP Lit Terms List #2
Caricature
Clause
Colloquial
Conceit
A portrait (verbal or otherwise) that exaggerates a facet of…
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb.
Characteristic of ordinary conversation rather than formal sp…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
Caricature
A portrait (verbal or otherwise) that exaggerates a facet of…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both a subject and a verb.
154 terms
AP Lit. & Comp. Literary Terms Master List
theme
allusion
paradox
genre
a major idea expressed by a work of art. The work of art coul…
an indirect reference to a work of art (novel, play, poem, so…
a contradictory statement that is nonetheless true; in other…
a category or type of art
theme
a major idea expressed by a work of art. The work of art coul…
allusion
an indirect reference to a work of art (novel, play, poem, so…
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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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Poetic Terms AP Literature
alliteration
assonance
cacophony
consonance
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
the opposite of euphony; a harsh, unpleasant combination of s…
the repetition in two or more words of final consonants in st…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
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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…
10 terms
AP Lit Set #3
Altruistic
Vacillate
Feisty
Orthodox
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
(v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action…
(adj.) aggressive; lively; energetic
(adj) in agreement with established or generally accepted bel…
Altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Vacillate
(v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action…
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Ms. Tobin's AP Lit Vocab Unit 3
vacillate
feisty
altruistic
sonnet
Verb... To waver in mind or opinion
Adj... Full of animation; spunky
Adj... Unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
Noun... A 14 line verse form poem having one of several conventi…
vacillate
Verb... To waver in mind or opinion
feisty
Adj... Full of animation; spunky
37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
10 terms
AP Lit Set #1
Dawdle
Discordant
Lament
Indomitable
(v) loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
(adj) conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound; being in disa…
(v, n) mourn; express grief, sorrow, or regret (verb); an exp…
(adj.) unconquerable, refusing to yield
Dawdle
(v) loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
Discordant
(adj) conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound; being in disa…
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AP Literature Set 2
alliteration
diction
figurative language
hyperbole
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or s…
A speaker or writer's choice of words (formal, informal, coll…
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or s…
diction
A speaker or writer's choice of words (formal, informal, coll…
10 terms
AP Lit Set #4
Incoherent
Stentorian
Disparage
Epigram
(adj) Not able to be understood; nonsensical
(adj) extremely loud and powerful
(v) to belittle, say uncomplimentary things; to put down
(n) A concise but ingenious, witty, and thoughtful statement.
Incoherent
(adj) Not able to be understood; nonsensical
Stentorian
(adj) extremely loud and powerful
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AP Lit Terms Set 3
allegory
allusion
connotation
dialect
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
A reference within a piece of literature to another work of l…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
allegory
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
allusion
A reference within a piece of literature to another work of l…
AP Literature and Composition - Poetic Devices: Set 2
pun
synecdoche
metonymy
personification
a play on words that relies on a word having more than one me…
when part of something is used to signify the whole or when t…
something closely associated with a subject is substituted fo…
the attribution of human characteristics to nonhuman things
pun
a play on words that relies on a word having more than one me…
synecdoche
when part of something is used to signify the whole or when t…
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…
15 terms
AP Lit Terms Set 5
apostrophe
ballad
blank verse
couplet
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
2 consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
ballad
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
13 terms
AP Lit Quiz 4
assonance
bildungsroman
convention
dystopia
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
A German term, meaning "formation novel," for a novel about a…
Following certain conventions, or traditional techniques of w…
state in which the condition of life is extremely bad as from…
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
bildungsroman
A German term, meaning "formation novel," for a novel about a…
10 terms
AP Lit Set #2
Hamartia
Hubris
Mawkish
Archetype
(n) tragic flaw which causes a character's downfall
(n) excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall…
(adj) excessively and objectionably sentimental
(n) a detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently…
Hamartia
(n) tragic flaw which causes a character's downfall
Hubris
(n) excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall…
10 terms
AP Lit Set #9
Prognosticate
Pursuit
Procure
Alchemist
(v) to predict or foretell a future event
(n) the act of looking for or trying to find something
(v.) to obtain, acquire by special means
(n.) a person who studies chemistry and tries to change the s…
Prognosticate
(v) to predict or foretell a future event
Pursuit
(n) the act of looking for or trying to find something
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AP Lit Spring Study List
zeugma
metonomy
synedoche
chiasmus
A figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in d…
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
Figure of speech in which a part of something is meant to rep…
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
zeugma
A figure of speech in which a word applies to two others in d…
metonomy
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
20 terms
AP Lit Terms set 6
cacophony/dissonance
caesura
consonance
elegy
A harsh, discordant, unpleasant sounding choice and arrangeme…
A natural pause, a break in a line of poetry, usually indicat…
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
A formal sustained poem lamenting the death of a particular p…
cacophony/dissonance
A harsh, discordant, unpleasant sounding choice and arrangeme…
caesura
A natural pause, a break in a line of poetry, usually indicat…
20 terms
Ms. Tobin's AP Lit Vocabulary Unit 6
engender
ironic
profound
congenial
Verb... to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders vio…
Adjective... using words to convey a meaning that is the opposit…
Adjective... penetrating or entering deeply into subjects of tho…
Adjective... agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or chara…
engender
Verb... to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders vio…
ironic
Adjective... using words to convey a meaning that is the opposit…
10 terms
Ms. Evans AP Lit Terms List #5
Anaphora
Parody
Pedantic
Periodic Sentence
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A work that closely imitates the style or content of another…
Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules
A sentence that presents its central meaning in a main clause…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Parody
A work that closely imitates the style or content of another…
10 terms
AP Lit Set #5
Incongruous
Nefarious
Insipid
Immutable
(adj) being out of place, absurd, or out of keeping
(adj) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
(adj) lacking interest or flavor
(adj.) not subject to change, constant
Incongruous
(adj) being out of place, absurd, or out of keeping
Nefarious
(adj) wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
55 terms
2016 AP Lit Vocabulary
alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
culpable
cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond
to surrender; to give up or give in
frank; without deception; simple; childlike and innocent
deserving blame; guilty
alacrity
cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond
capitulate
to surrender; to give up or give in
131 terms
AP Literature and Composition Study Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a work that functions on symbolic level
repetition of initial consonant sounds
reference from another work
communicating multiple meanings
allegory
a work that functions on symbolic level
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
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…
12 terms
Biblical Allusions #1
Abraham and Isaac
Absalom
Apostles
Armageddon
The first two patriarchs of the Bible. To test his faith, God…
The ambitious son of King David who killed his brothers and r…
The Greek term for "send away," and the 12 closest companions…
Coined in the Book of Revelations in the New Testament it is…
Abraham and Isaac
The first two patriarchs of the Bible. To test his faith, God…
Absalom
The ambitious son of King David who killed his brothers and r…
20 terms
Ms. Tobin's AP Lit Vocabulary Unit 7
servile
resolve
virulent
aesthetic
Adjective... slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning: ... chara…
Verb... to come to a definite or earnest decision about; determi…
Adjective... actively poisonous; intensely noxious... Medicine/Medi…
Noun... the philosophical theory or set of principles governing…
servile
Adjective... slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning: ... chara…
resolve
Verb... to come to a definite or earnest decision about; determi…
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…
20 terms
Ms. Tobin's AP Lit Vocab Unit 4
connotation
chronic
preclude
prodigal
(noun)... All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a wor…
(adj) constant; lasting a long time; inveterate
(Verb)... to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of;…
Adj... wastefully or recklessly extravagant... noun ... a person who…
connotation
(noun)... All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a wor…
chronic
(adj) constant; lasting a long time; inveterate
11 terms
Kafka's Metamorphosis AP Lit Week of 10/17/16
aggrieved
arduous
behest
caustic
(adj) troubled, distressed
(adj) hard to achieve or accomplish
(n./v) urgent request, command
(adj) a harsh, burning chemical action... It may also refer to w…
aggrieved
(adj) troubled, distressed
arduous
(adj) hard to achieve or accomplish
11 terms
Biblical Allusions #4
Mark
Lucifer
Manna
Mary and Joesph
The 2nd gospel of the New Testament, but probably the first o…
Often portrayed as carrying a torch, his name means "bearer o…
The name of the food that the Israelites ate during their 40…
The angel Gabriel came to Mary saying that she will carry the…
Mark
The 2nd gospel of the New Testament, but probably the first o…
Lucifer
Often portrayed as carrying a torch, his name means "bearer o…
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