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AP Latin Literary Terms

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






2. Repetition of the same beginning words of each clause






3. The major category into which a literary work fits






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






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






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






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






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






9. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






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






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






12. Perspective from which the story is told






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






14. Comparison between two opposite things






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






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






17. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject






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






19. To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented






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






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






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






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






24. A revelation






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






26. Misinterpretation of a phrase






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






28. An omition






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






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






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






32. Word choice






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






34. Story within a story






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






36. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement






37. Central idea or message of the work






38. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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