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AP Latin Literary Terms

Subjects : languages, ap, latin
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1. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






2. Word choice






3. Misinterpretation of a phrase






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






5. The major category into which a literary work fits






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






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






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






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






10. Inversion in the second of two parallel phrases






11. The prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work






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






13. A revelation






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






15. Branch of linguistics - choice of words






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






17. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject






18. A recurring theme






19. A device used to produce figurative language






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






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






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






23. To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






33. Emotional mood created by the entirety of a literary work






34. Story within a story






35. An omition






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






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






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






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






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






41. Teaching or instructing - especially about moral or ethical principals






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






43. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






44. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration






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






46. A figure of speech that deliberately exaggerates or overstates






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






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






49. Perspective from which the story is told






50. 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