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AP English Language and Composition Word List #1
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 English Language and Composition "O" Words
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Occasion
Open thesis
Figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," an _____ is a figure…
The time and the place of the piece; the context that prompte…
Open thesis one that does not list all the points the writer…
Onomatopoeia
Figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the…
Oxymoron
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," an _____ is a figure…
17 terms
AP English Language and Composition Word Templates
Introducing Standard Views (Introduce)
Making What They Say Something You Say…
Capturing Authorial Action (Introduce)
Introducing Quotations (Reproduce)
- It is often said that...... - Many people assume that...
- I've always believed that... ... - When I was a child, I used…
- X argues that...... - X refutes the claim that...
- According to X, "...."... - In X's view, "..."
Introducing Standard Views (Introduce)
- It is often said that...... - Many people assume that...
Making What They Say Something You Say…
- I've always believed that... ... - When I was a child, I used…
AP English Language and Composition Vocab 2 Words
Motif
Juxtaposition
Sarcasm
Burlesque
A reappearing theme in a work or style
side-by-side contrast
the use of irony to mock or convey contempt
a funny exaggeration of something or someone
Motif
A reappearing theme in a work or style
Juxtaposition
side-by-side contrast
36 terms
AP English Language: Figurative Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
A story, poem, or picture that can me interpreted to reveal a…
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others, or…
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, o…
An address to a person or personified object not present.
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can me interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
Repeating a consonant sound in close proximity to others, or…
AP English Language and Composition "S" Words
Sarcasm
Stanza
Summary
Synecdoche
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," _____ involves bitter…
A group of lines arranged together; a group of lines roughly…
A simple retelling of what you've just read.
A figure of speech in which a part of something used to repre…
Sarcasm
From the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," _____ involves bitter…
Stanza
A group of lines arranged together; a group of lines roughly…
AP English Language and Composition "F" Words
Fable
Figurative Language
First Person
Flashback
a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or i…
Language that is symbolic or metaphorical and not meant to be…
tells the story with the first person pronoun, "I," and is a…
a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., b…
Fable
a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or i…
Figurative Language
Language that is symbolic or metaphorical and not meant to be…
11 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Tone Words
Vexed
Poignant
Volatile
Somber
To be mildly annoyed; to be perplexed and concerned; bother,…
Keenly distressing to mind or emotions; touching; physically…
Fickle, tending toward violence; explosive
Dark, gloomy, melancholy, serious
Vexed
To be mildly annoyed; to be perplexed and concerned; bother,…
Poignant
Keenly distressing to mind or emotions; touching; physically…
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AV Words #3 AP English Language and Composition
Pedant
Leery
Irreverence
Prose
Someone who emphasizes rules, book learning, and minor details.
Suspicious, cautious, and doubtful.
Disrespect towards an authoritative figure.
Ordinary speech or writing
Pedant
Someone who emphasizes rules, book learning, and minor details.
Leery
Suspicious, cautious, and doubtful.
AP English Language and Composition "N" Words
Non-Sequitur
Narrative
Narrator
Narration
The fallacy of offering reasons or conclusions that have no l…
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
A person who ___________ something, especially a character wh…
The action or process of __________ing or giving a spoken or…
Non-Sequitur
The fallacy of offering reasons or conclusions that have no l…
Narrative
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English Language and Composition: Tone Words
Accusatory
Apathetic
Awe
Bitter
Charging of wrong doing
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
solemn wonder
exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief
Accusatory
Charging of wrong doing
Apathetic
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
10 terms
AP English Language Composition Tone Words 4
Deferential
Moralistic
Aloof
Ambivalent
Showing respectful or yielding submission to judgement or opion
a person who teaches or inculcates morality
At a distance, especially in interest or feeling; apart
having mixed feelings about someone or something
Deferential
Showing respectful or yielding submission to judgement or opion
Moralistic
a person who teaches or inculcates morality
AP English Language and Composition "M" Words
Modifier
Motif
Monologue
Myth
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase struc…
A recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a liter…
A prolonged talk or discourse by a single speaker
A traditional story presenting supernatural characters and ep…
Modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase struc…
Motif
A recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a liter…
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
60 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
abstract
allusive
classical
cogent
theoretical; without reference to specifics
characterized by indirect references
formal; standard; traditional
convincing; reasonable
abstract
theoretical; without reference to specifics
allusive
characterized by indirect references
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
101 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
pious
venerative
fervent
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
displaying a reverence for God
regarding with reverence
warmth; intensity of spirit
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
pious
displaying a reverence for God
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
95 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
pensive
venerative
laudatory
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
dreamily thoughtful
regarding with reverence
containing and expressing praise
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
pensive
dreamily thoughtful
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
30 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
elegiac
lugubrious
derisive
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
of, relating to, or involving mourning or expressing sorrow
mournful, dismal, gloomy, especially to a ludicrous degree
ridiculing, mocking
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
elegiac
of, relating to, or involving mourning or expressing sorrow
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
162 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
AP English 11 Words that Describe Language
abstruse
antiquated
bombastic
colloquial
hard to understand
old fashioned
pretentious
appropriate to conversatuib rather than formal speech or writ…
abstruse
hard to understand
antiquated
old fashioned
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
ap english language and composition tone words
bitter
condescending
contemptuous
disdainful
proceeding from strong animosity
to speak to as if one is imferior
to regard or treat with scorn, disrespect
to reject aloofly
bitter
proceeding from strong animosity
condescending
to speak to as if one is imferior
28 terms
AP English Language and Composition: Tone Words 1
eulogistic
grave
pensive
venerate
High praise.
Severe, major.
Quietly sad or thoughtful.
To feel or show deep respect for (someone or something that i…
eulogistic
High praise.
grave
Severe, major.
34 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
pensive
laudatory
elegiac
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
dreamily thoughtful
containing and expressing praise
of, relating to, or involving mourning or expressing sorrow
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
pensive
dreamily thoughtful
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
114 terms
AP English Language and Composition Tone Words by Definition
eulogistic
grave
pensive
pious
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
something serious or solemn
dreamily thoughtful
displaying a reverence for God
eulogistic
involving formal praise in speech or writing, usually for the…
grave
something serious or solemn
80 terms
Research Word Study 2015 - AP English Language
accrue
aggregate
ameliorate
apoplexy
(v.) to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, a…
(adj.) formed by adding together two or more amounts... syn: add…
(v.) to make something better or less painful... syn: alleviate,…
(n.) great anger and excitement; the sudden loss of feeling o…
accrue
(v.) to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, a…
aggregate
(adj.) formed by adding together two or more amounts... syn: add…
52 terms
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION: TONE WORDS
acerbic
ambivalent
appreciative
callous
sharp and forthright, sarcastic
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
feeling or showing gratitude or pleasure
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
acerbic
sharp and forthright, sarcastic
ambivalent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something…
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