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AP Latin Literary Terms

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






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






3. The major category into which a literary work fits






4. Adjective that describes words - phrases - or general tone that is overly scholarly - academic - or bookish






5. Misinterpretation of a phrase






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






7. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






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






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






10. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






11. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement






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






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






14. 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






15. Word choice






16. Repetition of vowel sounds






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






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






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






20. Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing






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






22. An omition






23. Perspective from which the story is told






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






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






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






27. Central idea or message of the work






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






29. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse






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






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






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






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






34. A recurring theme






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






36. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration






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






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






39. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known






40. A revelation






41. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject






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






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






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






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






46. Comparison between two opposite things






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






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






49. Misplaced information - out of time or place






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