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AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms Examples
audience
concession
connotation
context
Gehrig's ____ was his teammates and fans in the stadium that…
Lou Gehrig concedes what some of his listeners may think — th…
All of the following mean "overweight": ... That cat is PLUMP. T…
The ____ for Lou Gehrig's speech is the recent announcement o…
audience
Gehrig's ____ was his teammates and fans in the stadium that…
concession
Lou Gehrig concedes what some of his listeners may think — th…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Strategies Examples
ad hominem
faulty analogy
begging the question
non sequitur
"A prosecutor asks the judge to not admit the testimony of a…
"Look at that guy there who is wearing the leather jacket and…
"If such actions were not illegal, then they would not be pro…
"Steven Johnson grew up in poverty. Therefore, he will make a…
ad hominem
"A prosecutor asks the judge to not admit the testimony of a…
faulty analogy
"Look at that guy there who is wearing the leather jacket and…
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Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP Language and Composition EXAMPLES
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Animal Farm by George Orwell - Animals on a farm describe the…
"Said I'm so sick of love songs, so sad and slow" - Neyo
"Hey! Guess who the new Newton of our school is"
"Foreigners are hunting dogs"
Allegory
Animal Farm by George Orwell - Animals on a farm describe the…
Alliteration
"Said I'm so sick of love songs, so sad and slow" - Neyo
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AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples Dougherty
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Strategies Examples
aphorism
allegory
allusion
analogy
"Lost time is never found again."
"Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might s…
"It's no wonder everyone refers to Mary as another Mother Ter…
"My younger brother is to me as I am to my older brother."
aphorism
"Lost time is never found again."
allegory
"Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might s…
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AP Language and composition examples of rhetorical terms
Anaphora
Anadiplosis
Epistrophe
Climax
"We shall go on to the end, ... We shall fight in France, ... We sh…
"Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your…
"Who is here so base that would be a bond an? If any, speak;…
"I think we've reached a point of great decision, not just fo…
Anaphora
"We shall go on to the end, ... We shall fight in France, ... We sh…
Anadiplosis
"Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Strategies Examples
maxim
epitaph
proverb
allegory
"Give him an inch and he'll take a mile."... "Better be safe tha…
"Death is the golden key that opens the palace of Eternity."
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to…
"Faith is like a stony uphill climb: a single stumble might s…
maxim
"Give him an inch and he'll take a mile."... "Better be safe tha…
epitaph
"Death is the golden key that opens the palace of Eternity."
Examples of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Allusion
Anadiplosis
EX: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee - Atticus Finch poi…
EX: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe": The author C.S.…
EX: A Pandora's box: This allusion has been in numerous liter…
EX: Yoda from Star Wars - "fear leads to anger. Anger leads t…
Ad Hominem
EX: "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee - Atticus Finch poi…
Allegory
EX: "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe": The author C.S.…
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AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples Fall 2016
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
26 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Metonomy
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
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AP language and composition Rhetoric:
rhetorical mode
rhetorical purpose
rhetorical techniques
forensic arguments
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
the devices used in effective or persuasive language
arguments about the past
rhetorical mode
Exposition, description, narration, argumentation, The flexib…
rhetorical purpose
the reason for the speaker's remarks; or a definition of the…
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AP English Language and Composition Rhetorical terms with examples
Personification
Antithesis
Anaphora
Alliteration
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
"We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shal…
"From forth the fatal loins of these two foes..." is an examp…
Personification
Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Antithesis
"To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was…
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Rhetorical Terms and Examples - AP English Language and Composition Part 2/3
Denotation
Diacope
Didactic
Enumeration
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or p…
derived from the Greek word which means means "teaching." The…
the listing or detailing of the... parts of something. Ex. "I lo…
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Diacope
Repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or p…
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AP Language and Composition - Literary and Rhetorical Devices & Examples Pgs 1-2
Active Voice
Active Voice Example
Passive Voice
Passive Voice Example
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
"Anthony drove while Toni searched for the house."
when the subject of the sentence receives the action
"The car was driven by Anthony."
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Active Voice Example
"Anthony drove while Toni searched for the house."
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Rhetorical Terms and Examples - AP English Language and Composition Part 3/3
Metonymy (mi-ton-uh-mee)
Mood
Narrative
Onomatopoeia (on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh)
A term from the Greek meaning "changed label" or "substitute…
Referred to as the atmosphere of a literary piece, as it crea…
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
A figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in th…
Metonymy (mi-ton-uh-mee)
A term from the Greek meaning "changed label" or "substitute…
Mood
Referred to as the atmosphere of a literary piece, as it crea…
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Rhetorical Terms and Examples - AP English Language and Composition Part 1/3
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
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 of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
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AP Language and Composition - Literary and Rhetorical Devices & Examples Pgs 5-6
Slant Rhyme (Poetic Device)
Slant Rhyme (Poetic Device) Example
End Rhyme (Poetic Device)
End Rhyme (Poetic Device) Example
When a poet creates a rhyme, but the two words do not rhyme e…
"I sat upon a stone, / And found my life has gone."
When the last word of two different lines of poetry rhyme.
"Roses are red, violets are blue, / Sugar is sweet, and so ar…
Slant Rhyme (Poetic Device)
When a poet creates a rhyme, but the two words do not rhyme e…
Slant Rhyme (Poetic Device) Example
"I sat upon a stone, / And found my life has gone."
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AP Language and Composition - Literary and Rhetorical Devices & Examples Pg 7
Declarative Sentence (Sentence Type)
Declarative Sentence (Sentence Type) E…
Imperative sentence (Sentence Type)
Imperative sentence (Sentence Type) Ex…
States an idea. It does not give a command or request, nor do…
"The ball is round."
Issues a command.
"Kick the ball."
Declarative Sentence (Sentence Type)
States an idea. It does not give a command or request, nor do…
Declarative Sentence (Sentence Type) E…
"The ball is round."
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AP Language and Composition - Literary and Rhetorical Devices & Examples Pgs 3-4
Foreshadowing
Foreshadowing Example
Genre(s)
Types of Generes
When an author gives hints about what will occur later in a s…
In Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote:... "Life were…
The major category into which a literary work fits. The AP La…
Prose, poetry, and drama. These can also be subdivided.
Foreshadowing
When an author gives hints about what will occur later in a s…
Foreshadowing Example
In Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote:... "Life were…
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AP Language/Composition Terms (Rhetorical Analysis With No Examples)
diction
syntax
metaphor
simile
word choice
sentence structure
comparison not using like or as
comparison using like or as
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
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AP Language and Composition - Literary and Rhetorical Devices & Examples Pgs 1-2
Active Voice
Active Voice Example
Passive Voice
Passive Voice Example
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
"Anthony drove while Toni searched for the house."
when the subject of the sentence receives the action
"The car was driven by Anthony."
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action. This is a mo…
Active Voice Example
"Anthony drove while Toni searched for the house."
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AP Language & Composition: Rhetorical Devices Part 4 (Examples)
Metanoia
Procatalepsis
Scesis Onomaton
Catachresis
"It was Gatsby's mansion. Or rather, as I did not yet know Mr…
Occasionally a person of rash judgement will argue that the h…
Two hours passed by, and a light sheath of rain began to coat…
Curious, I turned around hastily, only to be met with the col…
Metanoia
"It was Gatsby's mansion. Or rather, as I did not yet know Mr…
Procatalepsis
Occasionally a person of rash judgement will argue that the h…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms Tested 1st Semester 2016-17 Examples only
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antithesis
He's a real Romeo with the ladies!
Life is like a race. The one who keeps running wins the race…
It was the ...It was the...It was the...Ma
Patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit.
Allusion
He's a real Romeo with the ladies!
Analogy
Life is like a race. The one who keeps running wins the race…
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AP Rhetorical Devices examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
"Remember this, ladies and gentlemen. It's an old phrase, bas…
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We sha…
Alliteration
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
Allusion
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
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AP Rhetorical Devices examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
"Remember this, ladies and gentlemen. It's an old phrase, bas…
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We sha…
Alliteration
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
Allusion
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Terms
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
antimetabole/chiasmus
a casual reference to a person, place, even, or other passage…
repeating the last word or phrase of a clause at the beginnin…
the intentional repeating of beginning clauses in order to cr…
a word or phrase state on way, then repeated in reverse order
allusion
a casual reference to a person, place, even, or other passage…
anadiplosis
repeating the last word or phrase of a clause at the beginnin…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Terms
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…
AP Composition Examples- Snethen
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Let us go forth to lead the land we love...
Let both sides unite to heed in all corners of the earth the…
...not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need-- not as a…
Ask not what your country can do for you-- ask what you can d…
Alliteration
Let us go forth to lead the land we love...
Allusion
Let both sides unite to heed in all corners of the earth the…
AP LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION - RHETORIC
Rhetoric
Narration
Description
Process analysis
Is the art of speaking or writing effectively. It is all the…
Telling a story
Similar to narration, but focuses on imagery
Explaining how something works, how to do something, etc
Rhetoric
Is the art of speaking or writing effectively. It is all the…
Narration
Telling a story
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AP Composition Rhetoric Terms
allusion
analogy
antecedent
antithesis
reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work…
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
a word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers to
the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a fee…
allusion
reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work…
analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some re…
20 terms
AP Composition Rhetoric
allusion
analogy
anecdote
antecedent
an in text reference to something in culture, history, or lit…
compares two things that are similar in several respects in o…
a short narrative or personal story used to bolster arguments…
that which comes before; the antecedent of a pronoun is the n…
allusion
an in text reference to something in culture, history, or lit…
analogy
compares two things that are similar in several respects in o…
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AP Rhetoric Terms: Examples
"After the long Ohio winter, I was so…
"It was a dark and stormy night; the r…
Life's Tragedy is that we get old too…
"I love you but I don't love you."
anecdote
perspective
aphorism
contradiction
"After the long Ohio winter, I was so…
anecdote
"It was a dark and stormy night; the r…
perspective
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AP Language and Composition [Rhetorical]
pathos
logos
ethos
periodic sentence
appeal to emotion
appeal to reason
appeal to credibility
details first, then main clause
pathos
appeal to emotion
logos
appeal to reason
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AP Rhetoric Terms (and Examples)
Allegory
Allegory
Antecedent
Antecedent
Device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis: Aslan as…
Word, phrase or clause referred to by a pronoun
The weather is great today; let's make the most of it by goin…
Allegory
Device of using character and/or story elements symbolically…
Allegory
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis: Aslan as…
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AP Language & Composition Rhetorical Devices
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or 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 or fictiti…
53 terms
AP Composition Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Cause and effect
Comparison and contrast
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
A reference to a well- known person, place, or thing from lit…
Method of development that consists of analyzing the causes t…
Method of development consists of juxtaposing two things to h…
Allegory
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
Allusion
A reference to a well- known person, place, or thing from lit…
33 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Terms
allusion
anadiplosis
anaphora
antimetabole/chiasmus
a casual reference to a person, place, even, or other passage…
repeating the last word or phrase of a clause at the beginnin…
the intentional repeating of beginning clauses in order to cr…
a word or phrase state on way, then repeated in reverse order
allusion
a casual reference to a person, place, even, or other passage…
anadiplosis
repeating the last word or phrase of a clause at the beginnin…
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AP Language and Composition Rhetoric Terms
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 clause…
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…
27 terms
Bell AP Rhetorical examples
ad homimen
allegory
allusion
alliteration
In order to avoid the question, Joan began questioning her ac…
The book "Animal Farm" has hidden political messages such as…
His point of weakness was so strong, some might refer to it a…
The purple pig paused purposefully.
ad homimen
In order to avoid the question, Joan began questioning her ac…
allegory
The book "Animal Farm" has hidden political messages such as…
AP Composition and Literature Rhetoric Vocabulary
Rhetorical Triangle
Audience
Concession
Connotation
A diagram that illustrates the interrealationship among the s…
The listener, viewer or reader of a text.
Acknowledgement that the opposing argument may be true or rea…
Meanings or associations readers have with a word beyond its…
Rhetorical Triangle
A diagram that illustrates the interrealationship among the s…
Audience
The listener, viewer or reader of a text.
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AP Composition Rhetorical Terms
Trope
Analogy
Simile/Metaphor
Litotes
When the words mean something other than the literal definition
Comparing things to illustrate a relationship between them
Figures of speech that show the similarities between two diff…
Expressing a positive statement by negating its opposite expr…
Trope
When the words mean something other than the literal definition
Analogy
Comparing things to illustrate a relationship between them
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AP Composition Rhetorical Devices
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Litote
Words of phrases that add nothing to the sentence (ex. actual…
The intentional use of no conjunctions (ex. "we came, we saw,…
The intentional use of many conjunctions (ex. "I ate some foo…
A type of understatement that replaces a word with "not" foll…
Expletive
Words of phrases that add nothing to the sentence (ex. actual…
Asyndeton
The intentional use of no conjunctions (ex. "we came, we saw,…
81 terms
AP Composition Rhetorical Devices
Abstract language or contact (n)
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Opposite of concrete and tangible; usually relates to concept…
Symbolic story
Reference to something in art, music, movies, literature, cul…
Using a well-known idea, concept, person, etc in order to sim…
Abstract language or contact (n)
Opposite of concrete and tangible; usually relates to concept…
Allegory
Symbolic story
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AP Language and Composition: Vocabulary Examples
Allusion
Analogy
Faulty Analogy
Anaphora
"Plan ahead: it wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
"The pen is the writer's sword."
"If dogs are healthier when living in cool climates, then fis…
" We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on the end. We shall…
Allusion
"Plan ahead: it wasn't raining when Noah built the ark."
Analogy
"The pen is the writer's sword."
55 terms
AP Language and Composition Rhetorical Terms
Diction
Syntax
Metaphor
Simile
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing…
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
A figure of speech which makes an implied or hidden compariso…
A figure of speech which makes a comparison, showing similari…
Diction
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing…
Syntax
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
18 terms
AP Rhetorical Devices examples
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antithesis
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
"We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We sha…
"I have a dream that one day my children will not be judged b…
Alliteration
" Veni, vidi, vici." (Julius Caesar-"I came, I saw I conquere…
Allusion
"Oh I've finally decided my future lies beyond the yellow bri…
49 terms
AP English Composition and Rhetoric Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
1. Is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principl…
1. The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginnin…
1. A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
1. A comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to an…
Allegory
1. Is a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principl…
Alliteration
1. The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginnin…
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