These flashcards are perfect for people in AP English classes, or any college level English course. The cards cover important words used to describe the way language is used in literature.
There are 23 flash cards in this set (4 pages to print.)
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|Hortative Sentence||An urging/strongly encouraging sentence|
|Periodic Sentence||Sentence whose main clause/thought is witheld until the end|
|Epigraph||A quotation, phrase, or other saying given at the beginning of a text|
|Euphemism||A more acceptable way of saying something that might otherwise be uncomfortable|
|Polysyndeton||Deliberate use of a series of conjunctions|
|Asyndeton||Leaving out of conjunctions|
|Antithesis||Parallel structure that juxtaposes contrasting ideas|
|Antimetabole||repetition of identical words in reverse order|
|Polemic||An argument against an idea, usually regarding philosophy|
|Syllogism||Premise followed by claim|
|Enthymeme||Gives claim and then reason|
|Degree||The amount, level, or extent to which something happens or is present|
|Precedent||Comparison of one argument to a past one (Law and Order)|
|Apostrophe||The address of a person not present|
|Antonomasia||Use of title or description in place of name|
|Warrant||the logical and persuasive connection between a claim and the reason|
|Qualifier||a word or phrase that places limits on claims|
|Deductive Reasoning||Conclusion comes from assumptions|
|Inductive Reasoning||Specific premises to a conclusion|
|Operation Definition||An everyday definition, informal|
|Definition by Example||Classifying using a list of characteristics|
|Metonymy||A figure of speech in which a representative or symbolic term is used for a different thing|
|Synecdoche||A figure of speech in which an aspect or a part of something is used to represent a larger whole|