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AP Latin Literary Terms

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






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






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






4. Multiple meanings of a word - phrase - sentence - or passage






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






6. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






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






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






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






10. 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






11. Central idea or message of the work






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






13. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement






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






15. Type of sentence in which the main idea comes first - followed by dependent grammatical units






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






17. Statement that appears to be self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but contains some degree of truth or validity






18. Figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the sounds of words






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






20. Story within a story






21. Comparison between two opposite things






22. A figure of speech that deliberately exaggerates or overstates






23. An omition






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






25. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse






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






27. The major category into which a literary work fits






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






29. Choices a writer makes - combination of distinctive features of a literary work - how the author compares to other authors






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






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






32. Repetition of the same beginning words of each clause






33. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject






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






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






36. Word choice






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






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






39. A revelation






40. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






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






42. Perspective from which the story is told






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






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






45. Misinterpretation of a phrase






46. Strict - literal - dictionary definition of a word






47. Inversion in the second of two parallel phrases






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






49. Branch of linguistics - choice of words






50. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known