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AP Latin Literary Terms

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






2. To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented






3. A revelation






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






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






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






7. An omition






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






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






10. Repetition of vowel sounds






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






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






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






14. A figure of speech that deliberately exaggerates or overstates






15. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights






16. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement






17. Misinterpretation of a phrase






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






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






20. A recurring theme






21. Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing






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






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






24. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known






25. Strict - literal - dictionary definition of a word






26. Word choice






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






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






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






30. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






44. The prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work






45. Ordinary writing as distinguished from verse






46. Perspective from which the story is told






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






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






49. Branch of linguistics - choice of words






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