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AP Latin Literary Terms

Subjects : languages, ap, latin
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1. Teaching or instructing - especially about moral or ethical principals






2. Comparison between two opposite things






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






4. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known






5. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






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






7. Central idea or message of the work






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






9. Describes the author's attitude toward his or her material - the audience - or both






10. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






11. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement






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






13. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration






14. Word choice






15. The major category into which a literary work fits






16. The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really meant






17. Strict - literal - dictionary definition of a word






18. Branch of linguistics - choice of words






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






20. Preaching - sermon - serious talk or lecture involving moral or spiritual advice






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






22. Study of the technique and rules for using language effectively - especially in public speaking






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






24. Good speech - especially that is less offensive or more agreeable






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






26. Deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two premises






27. Repetition of the same beginning words of each clause






28. A noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and renames or identifies the subject






29. Inversion in the second of two parallel phrases






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






31. Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing






32. Repetition of vowel sounds






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






34. Clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb






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






36. An emotionally violent - verbal denunciation or attack using strong - abusive language






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






38. Misplaced information - out of time or place






39. Story within a story






40. Misinterpretation of a phrase






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






42. The prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work






43. The sensory details or figurative language used to describe - arouse emotion - or represent abstractions






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






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






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






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






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






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






50. A revelation