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Ap Lang

TermDefinition
audience part of your rhetorical situation (speaker, subject, audience); the person or persons to whom comments are directed (affects tone, meaning)
bildungsroman this genre of literature denotes the story of a single individual's growth process, at its roots a quest story, has been described as both "an apprenticeship to life" and a "search for meaningful existence within society"
cacophony harsh, discordant sounds
chiasmus repetition of ideas in inverted order
facetious playfully humorous
flippant lacking proper respect
frivolous lacking in seriousness
attest to show; demonstrate
aver to prove to be true; to verify
extrapolate to infer; to project or extend
plethora many
myriad many; innumerable
apostrophe address someone not present
appositive noun that renames another noun right beside it
assonance repetition of vowel sounds but not constant sounds
asyndeton conjuctions are omitted
atmosphere mood or persuasive feeling given off
didactic preach and teach a lesson
disdainful showing hate
euphoric great joy
embed to make an integral part of
render to cause or become
reaffirm restate
aggregate to combine
synthesize combine from a variety of sources
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