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AP Latin Literary Terms

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

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

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

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

5. Central idea or message of the work

6. Story within a story

7. Direct/indirect reference to something commonly known

8. The prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work

9. Perspective from which the story is told

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

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

12. Taking out the conjunctions of a statement

13. A figure of speech that deliberately exaggerates or overstates

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. Arguement attacking a man - a false arguement

21. A revelation

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

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

24. Inversion in the second of two parallel phrases

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

26. Intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights

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

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

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

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

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

32. 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

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

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

35. A recurring theme

36. Use of slang or informalities in speech or writing

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

38. Misplaced information - out of time or place

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

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

41. Repetition of the same beginning words of each clause

42. Strict - literal - dictionary definition of a word

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

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

45. Branch of linguistics - choice of words

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

47. Follows a linking verb and describes the subject

48. Exposition - argumentation - description - narration

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

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