AP English Vocab

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  1. The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences.
    Anaphora
  2. Leaving out conjunctions between words, phrases, and clauses
    Asyndeton
  3. A diagram that represents a rhetorical situation as the relationship among the speaker, the subject, and the audience
    Aristotelian Triangle
  4. A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to appeal in a universal way to the unconscious and evoke response
    Archetype
  5. The study or philosophy of beauty in art, literature, and nature
    Aesthetic
  6. Form of a metaphor, the meaning of a person, object, or action resides outside the story
    Allegory
  7. The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, of a word, phrase, sentence, or passage
    Ambiguity
  8. A familiar proverb or wise saying
    Adage
  9. The use of words common to an earlier time period; antiquated language
    Archaic Diction
  10. A terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or a moral principle; a memorable summation of the author's point
    Aphorism
  11. Explanatory or critical notes added to a text
    Annotation
  12. In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather then on the opponent's ideas
    Ad Hominem
  13. The repetition of words in an inverted order to sharpen a contrast
    Antimetabole
  14. The word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
    Antecedent
  15. Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images
    Abstract
  16. Out of time, placing something in a time where it does not belong
    Anachronism
  17. A situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work
    Balance

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