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AP English Language Rhetoric
zeugma
rhetorical question
personification
Periodic Sentence
USe of two different words in a grammatically similar way but…
Figure of speech in the form of a question posed for rhetoric…
Attribution of a lifelike quality to an inanimate object or i…
Sentence whose main clause is withheld until the end.
zeugma
USe of two different words in a grammatically similar way but…
rhetorical question
Figure of speech in the form of a question posed for rhetoric…
16 terms
AP English: Language & Rhetoric
abstract
ad hominem
adage
allegory
abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of research
directed to or appealing to feelings/prejudices instead of to…
proverb containing a truth, often using metaphorical language
story with a second meaning beneath the surface
abstract
abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of research
ad hominem
directed to or appealing to feelings/prejudices instead of to…
32 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric
argument
Aristotle
audience
claim
a persuasive discourse; a coherent and considered movement fr…
defined the rhetorical triangle; all the elements are interco…
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text
a proposition; states the argument's main idea or position
argument
a persuasive discourse; a coherent and considered movement fr…
Aristotle
defined the rhetorical triangle; all the elements are interco…
20 terms
AP English Language- Rhetoric 1
rhetoric
diction
syntax
figures of speech
effective writing or speaking
author's word choice
sentence structure and grammar
descriptive language used in literature
rhetoric
effective writing or speaking
diction
author's word choice
66 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
The repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
A reference, usually oblique or faint, to another thing, idea…
Ad Hominem Argument
Attacks the opposing speaker or another person rather than ad…
Allegory
Fictional work in which the characters represent ideas or con…
18 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Techniques
Rhetoric
apostrophe
rhetorical question
Chiasmus
study of the technique for using language effectively
-a direct and explicit address either to an absent (or dead)…
a statement that is not supposed to be answered
inversion in the second of two parallel phrases
Rhetoric
study of the technique for using language effectively
apostrophe
-a direct and explicit address either to an absent (or dead)…
15 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Terms
Argumentation
Assumption
Bias
Claim
Writing that attempts to prove the validity of a point of vie…
A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a concl…
A partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issu…
Assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing
Argumentation
Writing that attempts to prove the validity of a point of vie…
Assumption
A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a concl…
41 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Abstract Language
Active Voice
Ad hominem
Allusion
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
The subject of the sentence performs the action.
Latin for "against the man". When a writer personally attacks…
An indirect reference to something else important such as his…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Active Voice
The subject of the sentence performs the action.
49 terms
AP English Language - Rhetoric Terms
alliteration
allusion
analogy
anaphora
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…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
48 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
absolute
adage
ad homenim argument
allusion
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best, all, u…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individuals character rather than hi…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best, all, u…
adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
32 terms
AP: English Language Rhetoric Terms
Connotation vs. Denotation
Pedantic vs. Simple
Monosyllabic vs. Polysyllabic
Euphonious vs. Cacophonic
Connotation are the ideas associated with a word and Denotati…
Pedantic is a pretentious concern for literal accuracy and fo…
Words with one syllable are Monosyllabic and words with many…
Euphonious is when words create sounds that are pleasing to t…
Connotation vs. Denotation
Connotation are the ideas associated with a word and Denotati…
Pedantic vs. Simple
Pedantic is a pretentious concern for literal accuracy and fo…
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
anacoluthon
anadiplosis
anaphora
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
"doubling back"; the rhetorical repetition of one or several…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
anacoluthon
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
12 terms
AP English Language: Rhetoric (A)
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Analogy
the repitition of initial consonant sounds of words
an indirect reference to something
a chronological inconsistency; when the author describes a th…
a comparison between two things based on some shared feature
Alliteration
the repitition of initial consonant sounds of words
Allusion
an indirect reference to something
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Devices
active voice
ad hominem
alliteration
allusion
any sentence with an active verb
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
the repitition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
active voice
any sentence with an active verb
ad hominem
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
ambiguity
analogy
anaphora
anecdote
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
one of the devices of repetition, in which the same expressio…
a short narrative detailing particulars of an interesting epi…
ambiguity
the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
analogy
a similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
380 terms
AP English & Language Composition [Rhetoric]
Absurdity
Accumulatio
Acutezza
Ad hominem
The exaggeration of a point beyond belief.
The emphasis or summary of previously made points or inferenc…
Wit or wordplay used in rhetoric.
Appealing to one's prejudice, emotions, or special interest r…
Absurdity
The exaggeration of a point beyond belief.
Accumulatio
The emphasis or summary of previously made points or inferenc…
28 terms
AP English Language: Rhetorical Strategies
Anadiplosis
Amplification
Anaphora
Antithesis
Repeats the last word of one clause or sentence at the beginn…
Involves repeating a word or expression while adding more det…
The repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
Establishes a clear contrasting relationship between two idea…
Anadiplosis
Repeats the last word of one clause or sentence at the beginn…
Amplification
Involves repeating a word or expression while adding more det…
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetoric Devices
active voice
ad hominem
alliteration
allusion
any sentence with an active verb
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
the repitition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of severa…
a reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
active voice
any sentence with an active verb
ad hominem
an attack on the person, ratehr than the issue at hand
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Anaphora
Antithesis
Aphorism
Appeal to Authority
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of succes…
Rhetorical figure in which two ideas are directly opposed or…
A short, often witty statement of a principle or a truth abou…
Drawing on the authority of widely respected people, institut…
Anaphora
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of succes…
Antithesis
Rhetorical figure in which two ideas are directly opposed or…
28 terms
AP English Language - Figures of Rhetoric
Parallelism
Antithesis
Chiasmus
Parenthesis
(scheme of balance) repeated grammatical structures
(scheme of balance) parallelism used to juxtapose contrasting…
(scheme of balance) words are repeated in different grammatic…
(scheme of interruption) using dashes or commas to interrupt
Parallelism
(scheme of balance) repeated grammatical structures
Antithesis
(scheme of balance) parallelism used to juxtapose contrasting…
21 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
audience
concession
connotation
context
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text. most texts have mo…
an acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
the circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surround…
audience
the listener, viewer, or reader of a text. most texts have mo…
concession
an acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
14 terms
Rhetoric - AP English Language and Composition
anadiplosis
anaphora
antithesis
asyndeton
using the words from the end of one clause/sentence to start…
using the same words at the beginning of successive clauses/s…
contrasting opposing words/ideas in successive clauses/senten…
using words in a series without using conjuctions
anadiplosis
using the words from the end of one clause/sentence to start…
anaphora
using the same words at the beginning of successive clauses/s…
60 terms
AP English Language - Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anacoluthon
The recurrence of inital consonant sounds Ex. The cat caught…
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event Ex. P…
Involves repeating a word or expression while adding more det…
Finishing a sentence with a different grammatical structure f…
Alliteration
The recurrence of inital consonant sounds Ex. The cat caught…
Allusion
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event Ex. P…
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
anacoluthon
anadiplosis
anaphora
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
"doubling back"; the rhetorical repetition of one or several…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
anacoluthon
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
10 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Thesis
Bias
Call to Action
Anecdote
The central claim and overall purpose of a work
a predisposition or subjective opinion
Writing that urges readers to action or promote a change.
A short account of an interesting or humorous incident, inten…
Thesis
The central claim and overall purpose of a work
Bias
a predisposition or subjective opinion
26 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Anastrophe
Antimetabole
The repetition of the final word(s) of a preceding clause.
The same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginn…
The typical order of the sentence is exchanged. Changing the…
Repetition in reverse order. A+B=B+A
Anadiplosis
The repetition of the final word(s) of a preceding clause.
Anaphora
The same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginn…
40 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
alliteration
anacoluthon
anadiplosis
anaphora
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
"doubling back"; the rhetorical repetition of one or several…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alliteration
repetition of the same sound beginning several words in a seq…
anacoluthon
lack of grammatical sequence; a change in the grammatical con…
99 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Tone
Antecedent
Antimetabole
Aphorism
The general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
A thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
The repetition of words in successive clauses, but in transpo…
A pitty observation that contains a general truth such as "if…
Tone
The general character or attitude of a place, piece of writin…
Antecedent
A thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
84 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
extended narrative with underlying meaning
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words clos…
reference to another work or famous figure
something that is out of order in time
allegory
extended narrative with underlying meaning
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words clos…
111 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Tecniques
Abstract Language
Ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Language that refers to intangible ideas, concepts, and quali…
An argument that's directed against a person vs. their positi…
A story, poem, picture that can be interpreted to have a hidd…
The recurrence of initial consonant sounds - rubber baby bugg…
Abstract Language
Language that refers to intangible ideas, concepts, and quali…
Ad hominem
An argument that's directed against a person vs. their positi…
97 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story element to symboli…
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 element to symboli…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in tw…
68 terms
AP English Language & Comp: Rhetoric Devices
Anecdote
Perspective
Aphorism
Apostrophe
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 figure of speech in which a person, thing, or abstract qual…
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
124 terms
AP English Language: Rhetorical Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
an extended metaphor that takes place on two parallel but adj…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
a reference in a written or spoken text to another text or to…
the repetition of the last word of one clause at the beginnin…
allegory
an extended metaphor that takes place on two parallel but adj…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning or in the…
25 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Aristotleian triangle
Analogy
Allusion
Apostrophe
Illustration of interactive relationship between a speaker/au…
Draws a comparison based on partial similarities
Reference to a well-known work of art, literature, biblical o…
Addresses a dead or absent entiity
Aristotleian triangle
Illustration of interactive relationship between a speaker/au…
Analogy
Draws a comparison based on partial similarities
41 terms
English AP Language Rhetorical Vocab
Tropes
Schemes
Rhetoric
Aristotelian Triangle
figurative language ( metaphors, personification, metonomy, i…
figure of speech dealing with the ORDER of words or its sound…
the art or study of using language effectively and persuasive…
a diagram that represents a rhetorical situation as the relat…
Tropes
figurative language ( metaphors, personification, metonomy, i…
Schemes
figure of speech dealing with the ORDER of words or its sound…
74 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
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…
38 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
irony
verbal irony
dramatic irony
situational irony
mismatch between expected outcome or meaning and actual outco…
mismatch between what is actually said and intended meaning.…
when audience has information that the characters do not have.
involves expected outcome and the contrary happening
irony
mismatch between expected outcome or meaning and actual outco…
verbal irony
mismatch between what is actually said and intended meaning.…
23 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Contrast vs. Comparison
Pacing
Point of View
Cause and Effect
Contrast = Differences... Comparison = Both Differences and Simi…
The movement throughout the passage / The ride
The speaker's perspective on the issue
If X then Y
Contrast vs. Comparison
Contrast = Differences... Comparison = Both Differences and Simi…
Pacing
The movement throughout the passage / The ride
AP English language rhetorical terms
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…
65 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Ad hominem
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
Allegory
Alliteration
Fallacy of switching the argument from the issue at hand to t…
Fallacy; basically the "But, Dad, everyone's doing it!" appeal
Literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Charac…
Repetition of same consonant sound at the beginning of severa…
Ad hominem
Fallacy of switching the argument from the issue at hand to t…
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
Fallacy; basically the "But, Dad, everyone's doing it!" appeal
14 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Concession
Connotation
Context
Counterargument
Acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or reaso…
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
Circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surrounding…
Opposing argument that a writer is putting forward
Concession
Acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or reaso…
Connotation
Meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
60 terms
AP English Language - Rhetorical Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anacoluthon
The recurrence of inital consonant sounds Ex. The cat caught…
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event Ex. P…
Involves repeating a word or expression while adding more det…
Finishing a sentence with a different grammatical structure f…
Alliteration
The recurrence of inital consonant sounds Ex. The cat caught…
Allusion
A short, informal reference to a famous person or event Ex. P…
78 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terminology
Abstract
Allegory
Anecdote
Annotation
Refers to language that describes Concepts rather than concre…
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
A short, simple Narrative of an incident. Often used for humo…
Explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, o…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes Concepts rather than concre…
Allegory
An extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
9 terms
AP English Language: Rhetorical Devices
Rhetoric
Anecdote
Allusion
Concession
technique of using language effectively and persuasively in s…
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of histo…
a literary device used in argumentative writing where one ack…
Rhetoric
technique of using language effectively and persuasively in s…
Anecdote
a short and interesting story or an amusing event often propo…
64 terms
AP English III - Rhetorical Language
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
A narrative or anecdote in which objects, persons or actions…
Repetition of an initial consonant sound
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place or eve…
Ad Hominem
An argument based on the failings of an adversary rather than…
Allegory
A narrative or anecdote in which objects, persons or actions…
76 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
allusion
anaphora
antithesis
aphorism
a literary, historical, or mythological reference
the regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
the juxtaposition of sharply contrasting ideas in balanced or…
a concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a…
allusion
a literary, historical, or mythological reference
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
84 terms
AP English Language and Composition - 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
12 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Allusion
Anaphora
Anecdote
Antithesis
A reference to another work
The same word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of a ser…
a short verbal accounting of a funny, amusing, interesting ev…
Scheme of balance: Parallel structures that contrast one anot…
Allusion
A reference to another work
Anaphora
The same word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of a ser…
48 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Using story elements symbolically to represent a literal mean…
Repetition of sounds
Direct or indirect reference to something commonly known
Multiple meanings
Allegory
Using story elements symbolically to represent a literal mean…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds
19 terms
Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
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