AP Language and Composition Vocabulary part 3

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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary part 3
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  1. a term used to describe literary forms
    genre
  2. a forceful sermon, lecture, or tirade
    harangue
  3. excessive pride that often affects tone
    hubris
  4. a belief that emphasizes faith and optimism in human potential and creativity
    humanism
  5. overstatement
    hyperbole
  6. gross exaggeration for rhetorical effect
    hyperbole
  7. a rendering of a quotation in which actual words are not stated but only approximated or paraphrased
    indirect quotation
  8. a method of reasoning in which a number or specific facts or examples are used to make a generalization
    inductive reasoning
  9. a direct verbal assault
    invective
  10. a denunciation
    invective
  11. casting blame on someone or something
    invective
  12. a device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of a thing is replaced by one of its functions or qualities
    kenning
  13. a mocking, satirical assault on a person or situation
    lampoon
  14. a form of understatement in which the negative of a contrary is used to achieve emphasis or intensity
    litotes
  15. A sentence that follows the customary word order of English sentences. The main idea of the sentence is presented first and is then followed by one or more subordinate clauses
    loose sentence
  16. a confused use of words in which the appropriate word is replaced by one with a similar sound but inappropriate meaning
    malapropism
  17. a figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represent something else with which it is associated
    metonymy
  18. the general form, pattern, and manner of expression of a piece of discourse
    mode
  19. a quick succession of images or impressions used to express an idea
    montage
  20. The emotional tone or prevailing atmosphere in a work of literature or other discourse. In grammar, it refers to the intent of a particular sentence.
    mood
  21. a phrase, idea, or event that through repetition serves to unify or convey a theme in an essay or other discourse
    motif
  22. a term often used as a synonym for realism
    naturalism
  23. a view of experience that is generally characterized as bleak and pessimistic
    naturalism
  24. a statement or idea that fails to follow logically from the one before
    non sequitur

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