AP English Terms

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AP English Terms
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2010-09-08 22:01:43
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  1. A concise statement of a principle
    Aphorism
  2. Short poem dealing with a single point having a turn of thought
    Epigram
  3. Conversational language
    Colloquial
  4. Relating to an earlier time period
    Archaic
  5. Weird, obscure language of a specific area or field
    Jargon
  6. Calling for action
    Hortative (diction)
  7. Necessary explication of events at the beginning of a passage
    Exposition
  8. Long sentence which does not complete its thought until the very end
    Periodic sentence
  9. Sentence where the main clause comes first, followed by dependent clauses/phrases
    Loose syntax
  10. Sentence where the main clause is built upon by modifying clauses/phrases
    Cumulative syntax

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