AM LIT- MIDTERM
Terms in this set (48)
Keeping a quiet steady attitude or pace (ADV)
To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness (V)
Causing feelings of fear, awe, or timidity (ADJ)
Expressed or carried on without words or speech (ADJ)
A visible disembodied spirit (N)
Having a humorous, whimsical, or odd quality (ADJ)
Belonging or appearing to belong to no particular class or kind ( dull Drab ) (ADJ)
Likely to cause disagreement or argument (ADJ)
Causing amazement or wonder (ADJ)
Having the power to excite attention, awe, or admiration (ADJ)
Arising from anger (ADJ)
To acquire by ingenuity or flattery (V)
To harass or punish in a manner designed to injure, grieve, or afflict (V)
An established preference for something (N)
A region of activity, knowledge, or influence (N)
To roam about and raid in search of plunder (thieves) (V)
A set of fundamental beliefs (N)
A party or group (as within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking (N)
So shaded as to be dark and gloomy (ADJ)
Something regarded with disgust or hatred (N)
A rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature (N)
A sentence containing one independent clause and at least one dependent clause. (ex. When he handed in his homework, he realized he forgot to write his name on the top.)
A sentence containing a subordinate clause or clauses. (She did not cheat on the test, for it was not the right thing to do.)
Compound- Complex Sentence
A sentence made up of more than one sentence joined by a conjunction, and at least one of those sentence is complex. (ex. We won the game, but my uniform was muddy because it rained the whole time.)
One independent clause with a subject and and a verb, which expresses a complete thought.(ex. The baby cried.)
4 corners - setting, figurative language, symbols/motifs, literary conflicts.
The context in time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
Anything that carries a particular meaning recognized by people who share a culture.
A word, character, object, image, metaphor, or idea that reoccurs in a work of literature
Man vs. Self
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Society
Man vs. Nature
Man vs. Technology
Giving something, nonhuman or an object, human characteristics
An exaggeration so dramatic that no one would believe its true
A statement that is a comparison of two things that are not alike.
When a set of words uses the same sound or letters repeatedly
A comparison of two things that are not alike, uses "like" or "as"
The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named
A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa. (ex. All hands on deck!)
How quote a sentence or a thought from a book
"_______________" (Cisneros 34)
Strong Verb, Quality
Adjective, Who/Which Clause, www.asia clause
When given a prompt....
*order the topics in this order:
-intro must have a thesis
-in conclusion your thesis needs to be stated
and restate most significant points
Paragraph Organization Types
How something works step by step
Separated into groups
Give example and how those examples prove your point.