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85 terms
AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
75 terms
AP American Literature Terms
Abstract
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
Abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
Adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
78 terms
AP American Literature Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
The recurrence of initial consonant sound.
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
Repeating a word or expression while adding more detail to it…
Repeats the last word of one phrase, clause, or sentence at o…
Alliteration
The recurrence of initial consonant sound.
Allusion
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
AP American Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Transcendentalism
Allusion
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
noun. nineteenth century movement in the Romantic tradition,…
noun.... reference to someone or something that is known from hi…
Allegory
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
Alliteration
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
88 terms
AP American Literature: Syntax Terms
Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Exclamatory
Assertive statement
Authoritive command
asks a question
expresses emotion
Declarative
Assertive statement
Imperative
Authoritive command
144 terms
AP American Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Transcendentalism
Allusion
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
noun. nineteenth century movement in the Romantic tradition,…
noun.... reference to someone or something that is known from hi…
Allegory
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
Alliteration
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
AP American Literature Rhetorical Terms
Argument
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Effect
Persona
Author's opinion/belief/POV normally supported by evidence
The art of persuasion
Intellectual, emotional or psychological impact on the reader
A character created by an author to represent himself
Argument
Author's opinion/belief/POV normally supported by evidence
Rhetoric
The art of persuasion
83 terms
AP American Literature Rhetorical Terms
Diction
Figurative Language
Rhetoric
Rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer... such as: formal, semi forma…
language employing one or more figures of speech... such as: sim…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
Diction
the word choices made by a writer... such as: formal, semi forma…
Figurative Language
language employing one or more figures of speech... such as: sim…
AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (can be described as: forma…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (can be described as: forma…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
145 terms
Worrall- AP Literary Terms and American Literature Movements
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds
reference to something else (usually in literature)
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
allegory
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds
35 terms
AP Lang and Comp American Literature Terms
Imagery
Rhyme scheme
Stanza
Meter
words and phrases that appeal to the senses and aid imagination
the pattern of end rhyme in poetry
a group of lines that form a poetic unit
a repeated sequence of stressed and unstressed sounds
Imagery
words and phrases that appeal to the senses and aid imagination
Rhyme scheme
the pattern of end rhyme in poetry
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
54 terms
Pre-AP American Literature
indignant
perfidious
sanguine
enervating
angry; resentful; outraged; annoyed
disloyal
optimistic; cheerful; hopeful
tiring, weakening
indignant
angry; resentful; outraged; annoyed
perfidious
disloyal
105 terms
American Literature EOC Terms
Alliteration
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Hyperbole
Repeating identical beginning consonant sounds
The author interrupts the scene of a narrative to tell about…
An author gives hints or clues as to what will happen in a st…
Exaggeration for emphasis or humorous effect
Alliteration
Repeating identical beginning consonant sounds
Flashback
The author interrupts the scene of a narrative to tell about…
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
AP Literature Review Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
35 terms
Pre-AP American Literature Mid-Term Review
Plot
Metaphor
Extended Metaphor
Allusion
- exposition... - rising action... - climax... - falling action... - reso…
A direct comparison between two unlike things using like or as
Compares two things at length and in many ways
A reference to a well known character, history, music, art, o…
Plot
- exposition... - rising action... - climax... - falling action... - reso…
Metaphor
A direct comparison between two unlike things using like or as
48 terms
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…
38 terms
AP American Literature Timeline:Terms and Info
Beginnings to Revolutionary Writing
Native Americans
The Puritans
The Great Awakening
Pre America - later 1700's
high respect for nature
fled England fore religious freedom... felt the Bible was God's…
religious revival as Age of Reason matured
Beginnings to Revolutionary Writing
Pre America - later 1700's
Native Americans
high respect for nature
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
115 terms
AP Literature Terms
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
A reference to another work or famous figure.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
18 terms
AP Lang & Comp American Literature II Literary Terms
metaphor
simile
personification
hyperbole
a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to so…
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly…
the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inan…
obvious and intentional exaggeration.
metaphor
a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to so…
simile
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly…
25 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
10 terms
AP lang and comp: american literature
realism
components of realism
naturalism
components of naturalism
the representation of art (including literature) of the detai…
1) settings: realistically show real- life conditions for peo…
attempts to apply specific principles of objectivity and deta…
1) philosophy: "virtue and vice are products like vitriol and…
realism
the representation of art (including literature) of the detai…
components of realism
1) settings: realistically show real- life conditions for peo…
204 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
25 terms
AP American Literature Vocabulary
Debilitate
Sanctimonious
Dogmatic
Quell
To impair the strength of, to weaken
Feigning piety or righteousness
Stubbornly attached to insufficiently proven beliefs
To put down by force, to suppress
Debilitate
To impair the strength of, to weaken
Sanctimonious
Feigning piety or righteousness
AP American Literature Vocabulary
Circumspect
Perspicacious
Pragmatic
Didactic
Careful, prudent and discreet
Shrewd and clear-sighted
Practical
Intrusive
Circumspect
Careful, prudent and discreet
Perspicacious
Shrewd and clear-sighted
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
33 terms
AP American Literature: Appeals
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack)
Example of Ad Hominem
Bandwagon Fallacy
Example of Bandwagon Fallacy
an argument in which you offer premises that you the arguer d…
William Dembski argues that modern biology supports the idea…
arguments that appeal to the growing popularity of an idea as…
Increasingly, people are coming to believe that Eastern relig…
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack)
an argument in which you offer premises that you the arguer d…
Example of Ad Hominem
William Dembski argues that modern biology supports the idea…
AP American Literature Vocabulary
Haughty
Visage
Flagrant
Spectral
Blatantly and disdainfully proud
The face, countenance, or appearance of a person
Conspicuously offensive
Of, relating to, or a suggesting a specter; ghostly
Haughty
Blatantly and disdainfully proud
Visage
The face, countenance, or appearance of a person
Vocabulary AP American Literature
Abhor
Amicable
Benevolent
Camaraderie
To really hate
Agreeable
Friendly, helpful
Togetherness, trust, group dynamic of trust
Abhor
To really hate
Amicable
Agreeable
AP American Literature Vocabulary
Abstract
Cacophonous
Discordant
Enhance
Theoretical
harsh sounding
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or de…
Abstract
Theoretical
Cacophonous
harsh sounding
45 terms
AP Literature Terms
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a technique by which a writer addresses an inanimate object,…
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
20 terms
American Literature: Introductory Terms
Author's Tone
Mood
Author's Purpose
Simile
The attitude an author takes towards the subject of their wor…
How the author wants the reader to feel; appears primarily th…
The reason an author decides to write about a specific topic.
A direct comparison of two unlike things using the words "lik…
Author's Tone
The attitude an author takes towards the subject of their wor…
Mood
How the author wants the reader to feel; appears primarily th…
AP English Literature Terms
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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…
AP Literature Terms (examples)
Allegory
Allegory
Alliteration
Alliteration
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is a novel that can be…
Pilgrim's Progress is a novel that can be read as having para…
Allegory
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is a novel that can be…
Allegory
Pilgrim's Progress is a novel that can be read as having para…
61 terms
Ocar AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
101 terms
AP Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
is a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or…
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
Allegory
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
Alliteration
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
12 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
Satire
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…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
Catharsis
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
AP Literature Terms To Know
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
hidden meaning typically moral or political
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
reference to an outside work (biblical, historical, mythologi…
comparison between two things, typically on the basis of thei…
allegory
hidden meaning typically moral or political
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
14 terms
AP American Literature Final
Captain Anthony
Colonel Edward Lloyd
Lucretia Auld
Captain Thomas Auld
Douglass's first master and probably his father. Anthony is t…
Captain Anthony's boss and Douglass's first owner. Colonel Ll…
Captain Anthony's daughter and Thomas Auld's wife. After Capt…
Lucretia Auld's husband and Hugh Auld's brother. Thomas Auld…
Captain Anthony
Douglass's first master and probably his father. Anthony is t…
Colonel Edward Lloyd
Captain Anthony's boss and Douglass's first owner. Colonel Ll…
100 terms
AP Literature Terms
Alliteration
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
A situation in which something can be understood in more than…
Repetition of the same words at the beginning of several cons…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
Allegory
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
AP American Literature Vocabulary
Circumspect
Perspicacious
Pragmatic
Didactic
Careful, prudent and discreet
Shrewd and clear-sighted
Practical
Intrusive
Circumspect
Careful, prudent and discreet
Perspicacious
Shrewd and clear-sighted
134 terms
AP Literature Terms (OHS)
allegory
allusion
coming-of-age story
conceit
a figurative work in which a surface narrative carries a seco…
an indirect reference
a type of novel where the protagonist is initiated into adult…
an extended and elaborated comparison
allegory
a figurative work in which a surface narrative carries a seco…
allusion
an indirect reference
142 terms
AP Literature and Composition Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
sound device; repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sou…
figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
something out of its place in time or history. Ex: Julius Cae…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
sound device; repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sou…
American Literature Terms 1
parallelism
repetition
imagery
rhetorical question
the grammatical framing of words to give structural similarit…
the duplication of any word, phrase, etc.
the sensory details used to describe, arouse emotion, etc.; i…
a question that is asked merely for effect and does not expec…
parallelism
the grammatical framing of words to give structural similarit…
repetition
the duplication of any word, phrase, etc.
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