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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…
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…
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…
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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
68 terms
Rhetorical Terms- AICE English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
The device of using character and/or story elements to repres…
Repetition of consonant sounds . Example: She sells sea shell…
a brief, indirect reference to a person, place or event. Exam…
Reasoning or arguing from parallel cases. Example- Green is t…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements to repres…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds . Example: She sells sea shell…
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
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
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
8 terms
AP English Language--Rhetorical Terms
Irony
Audience
Alliteration
Consonance
A situation or statement characterized by significant differe…
The person(s) reached by a piece of writing
The repetition of initial consonant sounds or any vowel sound…
The repetition of two or more consonants with a change in the…
Irony
A situation or statement characterized by significant differe…
Audience
The person(s) reached by a piece of writing
38 terms
[AP English Language] Rhetorical Terms
Parallelism
Antithesis
Anastrophe
Parenthesis
Similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
The juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in par…
Inversion of the natural or usual word order.
Insertion of some verbal unit in a position that interrupts t…
Parallelism
Similarity of structure in a pair of series of related words,…
Antithesis
The juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in par…
Rhetoric/ Analysis Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
38 terms
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…
27 terms
Rhetorical Terms (Tilly AP English Language)
Narration
Comparison/Contrast
argument
cause/effect
a mode of writing that makes a point by telling a story, usin…
a way of organizing writing to highlight how two or more thin…
a mode of writing where an author presents a claim and suppor…
a mode of writing that explains or convinces though consequen…
Narration
a mode of writing that makes a point by telling a story, usin…
Comparison/Contrast
a way of organizing writing to highlight how two or more thin…
109 terms
AP English Language Glossary of Rhetorical Terms--Voigt
Ad Hominem
Alliteration:
Allusion:
Analogy
is a logical fallacy in which a claim or argument is rejected…
The repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of…
A brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea i…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar thing…
Ad Hominem
is a logical fallacy in which a claim or argument is rejected…
Alliteration:
The repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of…
20 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms List #7
meter
metonymy
modernism
modifier
the formal, regular organization of stressed and unstressed s…
figure of speech in which something is represented by another…
a movement of writers that reached its apex between the 1920s…
an adjective, an adverb, a phrase, or a clause that gives mor…
meter
the formal, regular organization of stressed and unstressed s…
metonymy
figure of speech in which something is represented by another…
46 terms
AICE English Language - Full Rhetorical Terms & Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of sounds. Effect: Focus attention on something
Indirect reference to something. Effect: Adds emotion/signifi…
Multiple meanings of a word, phrase, or sentence
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds. Effect: Focus attention on something
15 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms #1
Diction
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Word choice
Credibility and trust
Evoking the readers emotions
Logic and Reasoning
Diction
Word choice
Ethos
Credibility and trust
14 terms
AP English Language and Composition 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 truth about…
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…
Rhetoric/ Analysis Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
38 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Rhetorical Terms Definitions
audience
concession
connotation
context
The listener, viewer, or reader of a text. Most texts are lik…
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 are lik…
concession
An acknowledgment that an opposing argument may be true or re…
49 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
The device of using character and/or s…
The repetition of sounds, especially i…
A direct or indirect reference to some…
The multiple meanings, either intentio…
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or s…
Allegory
The repetition of sounds, especially i…
Alliteration
19 terms
Rhetorical Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.... "we can de…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
20 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms List #8
propaganda
pun
purpose
qualified argument
the spread of ideas and information to further a cause.
a play on words that derives its humor from the replacement o…
the goal the speaker wants to achieve.
one that is not absolute. it acknowledges the merits of an op…
propaganda
the spread of ideas and information to further a cause.
pun
a play on words that derives its humor from the replacement o…
14 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms Test #3
Inference/Infer
Invective
Irony/Ironic
Juxtaposition
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
When two words, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/Infer
To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Invective
An emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attack using s…
20 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms List #6
faulty analogy
figurative language
first-hand evidence
form
a fallacy that occurs when a writer compares things that are…
often evokes strong imagery, also referred to as a trope
based upon something the writer knows, whether from personal…
refers to the defining structural characteristics of a work,…
faulty analogy
a fallacy that occurs when a writer compares things that are…
figurative language
often evokes strong imagery, also referred to as a trope
60 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms and Strategies
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Narration
Appeal to an audience by establishing the author's credibility
Emotional appeal to an audience
Logical appeal to an audience
Rhetorical mode: Telling of a story
Ethos
Appeal to an audience by establishing the author's credibility
Pathos
Emotional appeal to an audience
68 terms
Essential Rhetorical Terms - AICE English Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing from lite…
Comparison of two similar but different things, usually to cl…
Allegory
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
23 terms
AP English Language Rhetorical Terms Quiz 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
a reference to another work or famous figure that is assumed…
an event, object, custom, person, or thing that is out of ord…
allegory
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
9 terms
AP English Language and Composition Rhetoric/ Analysis Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, p…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial constant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
80 terms
Glossary of Rhetorical Terms - AP English Language and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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