AP Lang Words

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AP Lang Words
2013-09-19 22:07:43
AP Lang Test words

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  1. Alliteration
    Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers
  2. Analogy
    boat is to captain as car is to driver
  3. Anecdote
    Short and amusing or interesting story about a real occurrence-- A mother telling a story of her childhood.
  4. Antecedent
    what is replaced by the pronoun--Jane lost a glove and she can't find it. "Jane" is the antecedent of "glove" and "glove" is the antecedent of "it"
  5. Antithesis
    two opposite ideas put together in a sentence to contrast--"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness....etc"
  6. Appositive
    beautiful collie, bold friend
  7. Argument
    The colonists were within their rights to start a war with England because..
  8. Assertion
    confident or firm statement of fact or belief
  9. Asyndeton
    omitting conjunctions ("ands")-- he was strong, blue eyed, brown haired, tall, hard-working....
  10. Audience
    intended readership
  11. Allusion
    Makes a reference to literature
  12. Anaphora
    repetition of word or words
  13. Annotation
    Notes next to the text
  14. Antimetabole
    accept rejection and reject acceptance
  15. Aphorism
    truth or opinion--your children need your presence more than your presents
  16. Archaic Diction
    old words. beseech
  17. Aristotelian Triangle
    ethos pathos logos
  18. Assumption
    not a true fact. blondes are dumb.