AP English Language Review

AP English Language Review

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Antecedent

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Cards (20)

Section 1

(20 cards)

Antecedent

Front

The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun

Back

Allusion

Front

A reference to history, literature, the Bible, etc.

Back

Parody

Front

A humorous imitation of a serious piece of writing

Back

Parallelism

Front

the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same

Back

Logos

Front

An appeal to reason

Back

Paradox

Front

A seemingly contradictory statement that is actually true

Back

Understatement

Front

A restrained statement in contrast to what could have been state

Back

Anaphora

Front

the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive sentences

Back

Asyndeton

Front

The lack of conjunctions where they normally would be used

Back

Pun

Front

The humorous use of a word to suggest another meaning

Back

Satire

Front

Holding human foolishness up to scorn or mockery

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Jargon

Front

Words or phrases specific to a profession, hobby or other interest

Back

Syllogism

Front

An argument supported by two premises

Back

Anecdote

Front

A personal story to illustrate a point

Back

Archaic

Front

Not of the modern era

Back

Pathos

Front

An appeal to the audience's emotions

Back

Ethos

Front

An appeal to the speaker's credibility

Back

Antithesis

Front

Placing a sentence close to its opposite

Back

Apostrophe

Front

An address to someone or something that is not there

Back

Dialect

Front

A non-standard form of language particular to a specific location

Back