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AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
A reference to something in literature or history
Repetition of the same word or words at the start of two or m…
Allegory
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Alliteration
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
205 terms
AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Act
allegory
alliteration
allusion
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
the repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
allegory
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
73 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
accent
aesthetics
allegory
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
the study of beauty; "What is beauty?" "Is the beautiful alwa…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
accent
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
53 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Allegory
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
AP Literature and Composition (lit terms test)
chiasmus
assonance
situational irony
oxymoron
"Reverse parallelism" The second part of a sentence is balanc…
vowel is repeated... "black pillar"... "sable clad shape standing"…
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect t…
An image of contradictory terms... Example: Bittersweet, pretty…
chiasmus
"Reverse parallelism" The second part of a sentence is balanc…
assonance
vowel is repeated... "black pillar"... "sable clad shape standing"…
45 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
sycophant
temerity
quagmire
pragmatic
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
sycophant
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
temerity
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
28 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
Satire
Apostrophe
Happens in plays/stages, and speaks indirectly to the audience
Expecting for a situation to occur but doesn't.
Negatively point out things in society to create humor
Directing your conversation to a different thing or person
Dramatic Irony
Happens in plays/stages, and speaks indirectly to the audience
Situational Irony
Expecting for a situation to occur but doesn't.
AP Literature and Composition Lit. Terms Allegory- Irony
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
A story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, which can reinfor…
Direct/indirect reference to something that is presumably com…
One of the devices of repetition; the same word(s) is repeate…
Allegory
A story in which people, things, and actions represent an ide…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds, which can reinfor…
159 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
159 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Metaphor
Personification
Understatement
Overstatement
a comparison without using like or as
allowing an inanimate object to have human characteristics
Making something seem less important; ambiguous than it is
Making something seem more important; ambiguous than it is
Metaphor
a comparison without using like or as
Personification
allowing an inanimate object to have human characteristics
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
37 terms
AP Literature + Composition // Lit Terms pt 2
Hypothetical Question
Idiom
Imagery
Invective
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
The use of figurative language to represent objects, actions…
An intensely vehement, highly emotional verbal attack
Hypothetical Question
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
Idiom
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
37 terms
AP Literature + Composition // Lit Terms pt 1
Absolute
Adage
Ad hominem argument
Allegory
A word free from limitations or qualifications (best, all, un…
A familiar proverb or wise saying
An argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
A story with both a literal and symbolic meaning (Wizard of Oz)
Absolute
A word free from limitations or qualifications (best, all, un…
Adage
A familiar proverb or wise saying
25 terms
AP Literature and Composition Review (Lit Terms)
Zuegma
Synesthesia
Threnody
Volta
one word applies to multiple parts of the sentence ... ex. His h…
describing one sense using another sense... ex. a bright sound,…
a sad song; of mourning... ex. "See You Again" in remembrance of…
shift in focus between the octet and sestet... ex. William Shake…
Zuegma
one word applies to multiple parts of the sentence ... ex. His h…
Synesthesia
describing one sense using another sense... ex. a bright sound,…
105 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapestic
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or pla…
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two unstressed syl…
Allegory
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
172 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition: D Vocabulary
decadence
defamation
deference
deleterious
(n.) moral decay
(n.) attack on reputation
(n.) courteous respect
(adj.) harmful
decadence
(n.) moral decay
defamation
(n.) attack on reputation
71 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
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 m…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
66 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
anachronism
anecdote
antecedent
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
Greek for "misplaced in time"; something or someone that isn'…
a short narrative
the word, phrase, or clause that determines what a pronoun re…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
anachronism
Greek for "misplaced in time"; something or someone that isn'…
10 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Allusion
Diction
Imagery
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
A literary device which creates interests through a brief, in…
The distinctive vocabulary of a particular author. "Concrete…
The use of words to create pictures. An author can use lively…
Allegory
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
Allusion
A literary device which creates interests through a brief, in…
210 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Impudent
malice
incipid
simile
rude
spite
lax flavor, dull
a comparison using "like" or "as"
Impudent
rude
malice
spite
43 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
colloquial
informal
connotative
concrete
slang
conversational
suggestive meaning
specific
colloquial
slang
informal
conversational
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Aesthetics
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Philosophical investigation into the nature of beauty and the…
A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning partia…
An indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place…
A statement which can contain two or more meanings.
Aesthetics
Philosophical investigation into the nature of beauty and the…
Allegory
A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning partia…
20 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Burgeon
Burlesque
Cajole
Callow
(v.) begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish 萌芽
(n.) an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of somethin…
(v.) persuade someone to do something by sustained flattery
(adj.) inexperienced and immature
Burgeon
(v.) begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish 萌芽
Burlesque
(n.) an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of somethin…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition: A Vocabulary
acquiesce
adroit
advocate
aesthetic
(v.) to give-in
(adj.) skillful; clever
(n.) supporter... (v.) to support
(adj.) beautiful; art and beauty
acquiesce
(v.) to give-in
adroit
(adj.) skillful; clever
68 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
allegory
allusion
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
a reference to another work or famous figures; can be classic…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
49 terms
AP Literature and Composition vocabulary
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
Blank verse
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
the repetition of similar vowels in successive words
a narrative poem of popular origin; tells a story
unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
Assonance
the repetition of similar vowels in successive words
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
27 terms
AP Literature and Composition--Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Catastrophe
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
the denouement of a drama, especially a classical tragedy
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
73 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
accent
aesthetics
alliteration
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
the study of beauty; "What is beauty?" "Is the beautiful alwa…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
accent
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
99 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Brazen
Compunction
Din
Edict
shameless or impudent... Antonym: humble
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience... Antonym:…
a loud, confused noise; a continued loud or tumultuous sound;…
a decree issued by a sovereign or other authority... Antonym: op…
Brazen
shameless or impudent... Antonym: humble
Compunction
a feeling of uneasiness or anxiety of the conscience... Antonym:…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
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