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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