Appeal to Force
The hearer is told that something bad will happen to him if he doesnt accept the
If you dont want to get beat up, you will agree with what I say.
Appeal to Ignorance
Not knowing that a certain statement is true is taken to be pro
Summary Chapter 1: The Texan
Not wanting to face the violence of World War II, Yossarian, an American soldier, has
gone to an Italian military hospital claiming to have a pain in his liver. The doctors seem
unable to prove that he is well, so they let him
Kimball- 6th p
Aunt Reed and her cousins
At the start of the novel, Jane is subjected to cruel treatment from her cousins and aunt.
Mrs. Reed even goes as far as to forbid Jane to play with her children and locks he
That Year by Brandi Carlile
I must have been sleeping,
I must have been drinking,
I havent been dreaming about you for years.
There was a sharp turn and a sunburn
I was too cool for high school that year.
Must have been new
A maximum of 45 quarter units of Advanced Placement (AP), transfer credit, and/or
other external credit (such as International Baccalaureate) may be applied toward the
undergraduate degree. No
AP Eng. P. 6
Tom is annoyed with Amandas constant attentiveness to his food-consuming
Amanda happily recounts the numerous suitors who visited her when she was a
By the end of Jane Eyre, Jane has without a doubt reached self-actualization and
developed to her full potential by becoming everything she was capable of being. Yet she only
does so after finding a balance between both emotional dependence and autonomy,
The female journey in a Bildungs Roman is characterized by the main character(Jane) finding the truth in
herself and figuring out the truths in her life and trying to find a place in the world. Jane begins to discover
her true feelings for Rochester and s
1) Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
2540 a.d. (632 years After Ford)
England, Savage Reservation in New Mexico
2) When science is used to control human activity, it destroys even the scientific
progress that gave it such control
3) Pleasure is often comes
A two line stanza in poetry, usually rhymed which tends to
have lines of equal length
A poem written as a speech made by a character at some
decisive moment. Ex: My Last Duchess
A lament or a sadly meditative poem, often wri
A brief reference in a text to a person, place, or thing.
When she poured out her feelings to him, it was as
revealing as Britney Spears and her inability to properly
The intentional repetition of words or phrases at the
A comparison between things similar in a number of ways,
frequently using the familiar to explain the unfamiliar.
Ex: the camera is analogous to the human eye.
Mood and atmosphere refer to the feelings pervading a
work, rather th
Category of writing
A narrative which the literal events are parallel to a
sequence of symbolic ideas. There are two levels- literal
level tells the surface story and the symbolic level unfolds
the abstract ideas.
A large subdivision of a play. It usually involves a change in time or setting.
The most significant character that opposes the protagonist- society, another character,
conflicting internal impulses
A short passage spoken in an undert
1) The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
2) It is difficult for people consumed with illusions to accept reality.
3) Illusion is often more entrancing than facing a desolate reality.
4) Being overly consumed with society leads to a dangerous attachmen
The Prison Door, the beginning chapter of the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel
Hawthorne, expresses tones of hopeful solemnity towards the unfolding scene outside a
prison in seventeenth-century Boston. The description of the prison door itself remains
Catch-22 is indeed a satire, just as Nagel proclaims. The characters and situations
portrayed are under constant attack due to their undeniable ridiculousness. Just as Nagel
discusses, The attack seems to center upon a
Identity or similarity in sound between internal
vowels in neighboring words.
The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plains.
The repetition of consonants in words stressed in
the same place (but whose vowels differ) usually at
1. The use of y'all or coke/pop/soda
2. Give an example of a metonymy
Ex: The White House asked the television networks for
air time on Monday night.
3. The swiftest traveler is he that goes afoot.
4. Use personification
Ex: Hands of
1. Event X has occurred (or will or might occur).
2. Therefore event Y will inevitably happen (with the intervening
steps simply bypassed)
Assuming something is wrong because it could slide next to something
that is wrong
If we legalize mar
AP English- 4
12 February 2010
Persona- A high school senior close to graduating
Purpose- Persuade audience that to fostering enthusiasm for learning at a young age will
decrease the indifference many young adults feel towards school
AP English p. 4
Literacy is more than a Webster Dictionary definition. Its more than just having
the ability to read and write. When specifically referring to printed word, it means
understanding the authors purpose and judging the qua
AP English Language- 4
28 October 2009
The American Dream- The Journey to Reality
Persona- Informative speaker
Purpose- Convince audience that poverty is difficult to escape from
Audience- Teachers, students
I was soaring down the
I had to wake up early on the Friday morning of August the 7th. I groggily tried to recall
why it was necessary to leave the house at 7 am if my soccer game in Bellingham wasn't
until 5. Ah yes, how I could forget about that little stop at the University
Rhetoric in Our Lives
Chances are you have a cell phone. Chances are your best friend, your neighbor,
your parents, and your doctor do too. In fact, according to the CTIA wireless association,
82% of Americans are wirelessl
Twain uses literary allusions, particularly Shakespeare, to portray the ignorance of
society. The Duke and King attempt to rehearse Shakespeare on the boat, but instead mix
up a number of his works, and perform a play to
APE p. 4
The Short Prose Reader
Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns
1. The writer wants the reader to understand she is not against self protection. She uses
three paragraphs to explain the benefits of kniv
to the crowd
Trying to prove something by showing that the public agrees
Professor Windplenty's test was extremely unfair. Just ask
anyone who took it.
Begging the Question
The thing to be proved is used as one of your assumptions.