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AP Latin Literary Terms

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1. To explain and analyze information by presenting an idea - relevant evidence - and appropriate discussion






2. Figure of speech using implied comparison of semming ly unlike things or the substitution of one for the other - suggesting similarity






3. An omition






4. Figure of speech in which the name of one object is substituted for that of another closely associated with it






5. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject






6. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement






7. Statement that expresses a general truth or a moral principle






8. A figure of speech that deliberately exaggerates or overstates






9. The major category into which a literary work fits






10. Strict - literal - dictionary definition of a word






11. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known






12. Inversion in the second of two parallel phrases






13. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






14. Anything that represents or stands for something else - usually something concrete






15. Duplication of any element of language - such as sound - word - phrase - clause - sentence - or grammatical pattern






16. The prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work






17. Bitter - caustic language that is meant to hurt or ridicule someone or something






18. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration






19. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






20. Repetition of the same beginning words of each clause






21. Deals with verbal units and a speaker's attitude






22. Work that targets human vices and follies or social institutions and conventions for reform or ridicule






23. To prove the validity of a point of view by presenting reasoning - discussion - and argument - that thoroughly convince the reader






24. Work that imitates the style or content of another with the specific aim of comic effect and/or ridicule






25. A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings - thoughts - or attitudes






26. Word or group of words that follows a linking verb and renames or describes the subject






27. Comparison between two opposite things






28. The word - phrase - or clause to which the pronoun refers






29. Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing






30. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse






31. Figure of speech that directly addresses something absent or imaginary






32. Way an author chooses to join words into phrases - clauses - and sentences






33. A metaphor developed at great length - occuring frequently or throughout






34. Sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses the author's opinion - purpose - meaning - or proposition in expository writing






35. Type of argumentation having an additional aim of urging some form of action






36. Misinterpretation of a phrase






37. The ironic minimalizing of fact - presenting something as less than it is






38. A revelation






39. A device used to produce figurative language






40. Repetition of sounds - especially initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words






41. Figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contradictory terms to suggest a paradox






42. Drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect






43. Referring to the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words - phrases - sentences - or paragraphs to give structural similarity






44. Writing or speech that is meant to be imaginative and vivid






45. Story within a story






46. Sentence that presents its central meaning in a main clause at the end






47. To tell a story of an event or series of events






48. To re-create - invent - or visually present a person - place - event - or action to make it visible to the reader






49. Central idea or message of the work






50. The nonliteral - implied meaning of a word involving ideas - emotions - or attitudes