AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Part 5

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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Part 5
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary Part 5
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  1. a long, historical, episodic narrative often focusing on a single hero, family, or group
    saga
  2. a sharp, caustic attitude conveyed in words through jibes, taunts, or other remarks
    sarcasm
  3. a literary style used to poke fun at, attack, ridicule an idea, vice, or foible, often for the purpose of inducing change
    satire
  4. the arrangement of the parts of the sentence
    sentence structure
  5. a synonym for view or feeling, also a refined and tender emotion in literature
    sentiment
  6. a style of writing in which the author tries to reproduce the random flow of thoughts in the human mind
    stream of consciousness
  7. the manner in which an author uses and arranges words, shapes, ideas, forms sentences, and creates a structure to convey ideas
    style
  8. a general term referring to diction, syntax, tone, figurative language, and all other elements that contribute to the "style" or manner of a given piece of discourse
    stylistic devices
  9. of or relating to private and personal feelings and attitudes as opposed to facts and reality
    subjective
  10. the implied meaning that underlies the main meaning of an essay or other work
    subtext
  11. the figure of speech in which a part signifies the whole or the whole signifies the part or when the name of a material stands for the thing itself
    synecdoche
  12. the organization of language into meaningful structure
    syntax
  13. the author's attitude towards the subject being written about
    tone
  14. the characteristic emotion that pervades a work or part of work
    tone
  15. the spirit of quality that is the work's emotional essence
    tone
  16. a stylistic device used to create a link between ideas
    transition
  17. the generic name for a figure of speech such as image, symbol, simile, and metaphor
    trope
  18. a restrained statement that departs from what could be said
    understatement
  19. a studied avoidance of emphasis or exaggeration, often to create a particular effect
    understatement
  20. verisimilitude
    similar to the truth
  21. the quality of realism in a work that persuades readers that they are getting a vision of life as it is or could have been
    verisimilitude
  22. the real or assumed personality used by a writer or speaker
    voice
  23. an object, device, or creation that is fanciful or rooted in unreality
    whimsy
  24. the quickness of intellect and the power and talent for saying brilliant things that surprise and delight by their unexpectedness
    wit
  25. the blower to comment subtly and pointedly on the foibles of the passing scene
    wit

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