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AP Literature : The Great Gatsby
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Zeugm
Epistrophe
-Leaving out conjunctions that join sentence.
-Repetition of conjunctions that are used connected two thoug…
-Where two phrases apply to two or more of your senses.The us…
-Repetition of a word or expression at the end of successive…
Asyndeton
-Leaving out conjunctions that join sentence.
Polysyndeton
-Repetition of conjunctions that are used connected two thoug…
17 terms
AP Literature Great Gatsby Vocab
Feigned
Epigram
Supercilious
Fractiousness
(verb) to represent fictitiously; as a story or excuse ; insi…
(noun) witty, ingenious, or pointed saying tersely expressed…
(adj.) Haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or f…
(adj) readily angered, peevish, irritable ; unruly
Feigned
(verb) to represent fictitiously; as a story or excuse ; insi…
Epigram
(noun) witty, ingenious, or pointed saying tersely expressed…
22 terms
The Great Gatsby AP Literature literary and rhetorical devices
Simile
Motif
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Comparing two things using like or as
any recurring element that has symbolic significance in a sto…
An exaggerated statement, not meant to be taken seriously
Comparing two things without using like or as
Simile
Comparing two things using like or as
Motif
any recurring element that has symbolic significance in a sto…
21 terms
pre ap literature honors chapter 1-4 The Great Gatsby vocab
deft
incredulously
languidly
peremptorily
demonstrating skill and cleverness: skillful
disbelief,unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
lacking in spirit or interest;weak faint
not providing an opportunity to show cause why one should not…
deft
demonstrating skill and cleverness: skillful
incredulously
disbelief,unwilling to admit or accept what is offered as true
8 terms
great literature1
geofrey chaucer
william Shakespeare(1564-1616)
samuel johnson
jane austen
father of eng literature, poet. canterbury tales
english poet and playwright. macbeth, romeo and juliet, merch…
british author, author of dictionary.
wrote fiction with social realism. sense and sensibility, pri…
geofrey chaucer
father of eng literature, poet. canterbury tales
william Shakespeare(1564-1616)
english poet and playwright. macbeth, romeo and juliet, merch…
60 terms
AP Literature 1-60
synecdoche
metonymy
metaphor
simile
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
a comparison of two things, not using like or as
a mode of comparison using like or as
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
metonymy
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Abstraction
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
Latin for "to the man"; attacking the arguer and not the argu…
Sound device, repetition of beginning consonant sounds. Examp…
Figure of speech which makes a brief reference to an historic…
Abstraction
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "to the man"; attacking the arguer and not the argu…
29 terms
AP Literature Prose Terms#1
Plot
Structure
Conflict
Protagonist
the main events of a play, novel, film, or similar work, devi…
...
the struggle between two opposing people, groups of people or…
The main character of a literary work--Hamlet and Othello in…
Plot
the main events of a play, novel, film, or similar work, devi…
Structure
...
10 terms
AP Literature 1-10
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Metaphor
Simile
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
A figure of speech that uses the name of an object, person, o…
A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to…
A comparison of two dissimilar things using "like" or "as."
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
Metonymy
A figure of speech that uses the name of an object, person, o…
20 terms
AP Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitive adj.
arrogate v.
banal adj.
belabor v.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive adj.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate v.
to claim or take without right
23 terms
AP Literature List 1
Allusion
Attitude
Details
Devices of Sound
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
A speaker's, author's, or character's disposition toward or o…
Items or parts that make up a larger picture or story.
Alliteration, Assonance, consonance, and onomatopoeia are exa…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Attitude
A speaker's, author's, or character's disposition toward or o…
75 terms
AP Literature 1-100
synecdoche
metonymy
metaphor
simile
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
a comparison of two things, not using like or as
a mode of comparison using like or as
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
metonymy
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
144 terms
AP Literature Terms 1-144
Abstract
Academic
Accent
Aesthetic
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
Dry and rhetorical writing; sucking all the life out of its s…
In poetry, the stressed portion of a word.
Appealing to the senses; a coherent sense of taste.
Abstract
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
Academic
Dry and rhetorical writing; sucking all the life out of its s…
34 terms
AP Literature Prefixes #1
a, an
ab
am
ante
not, without
away from
love or like
before
a, an
not, without
ab
away from
45 terms
AP Literature - Terms Set 1
synesthesia
parallelism
hyperbole
octave
when one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
Also referred to as parallel construction or parallel structu…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
8 line stanza
synesthesia
when one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
parallelism
Also referred to as parallel construction or parallel structu…
20 terms
AP Literature Terms 1-20
Accent
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
In poetry, the stressed portion of a word.
Appealing to the senses; pertaining to beauty.
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Accent
In poetry, the stressed portion of a word.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses; pertaining to beauty.
8 terms
AP Literature List 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
The use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
A statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
A comparison in which an idea or thing is compared to another…
Allegory
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
Alliteration
The use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
10 terms
ap literature terms 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
23 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Set #1
Alliteration
Anaphora
End Rhyme
Enjambment
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
Repetition of the same words at the beginning of several cons…
Rhymes appearing at the end of lines of poetry
A poetic expression that spans more than one line.
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
Anaphora
Repetition of the same words at the beginning of several cons…
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story or poem that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden me…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound
an indirect or passing reference.
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
allegory
a story or poem that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden me…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound
22 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
verb... to approach and speak first... ex sentence: I accosted my…
noun... comment of strong criticism or disapprovment
adjective... intensely eager or desirous
adjective... 1) slightly salty water... 2) a sarcastic comment
accost
verb... to approach and speak first... ex sentence: I accosted my…
animadversion
noun... comment of strong criticism or disapprovment
26 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
anachronism
antithesis
Apollonian
apostrophe
a person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
a rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of a gr…
in contrast with Dionysian, it refers to the most noble, godl…
term used when a speaker directly addresses someone or someth…
anachronism
a person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
antithesis
a rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of a gr…
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Indirect reference to something with which the reader is supp…
A word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
allegory
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
AP Literature Vocab 1
evince
lugubrious
mitigate
patently
to show or demonstrate clearly by some outward sign
"expressing, or giving rise to, great sorrow." Usually the wo…
to soften, alleviate
obviously, clearly
evince
to show or demonstrate clearly by some outward sign
lugubrious
"expressing, or giving rise to, great sorrow." Usually the wo…
17 terms
AP LITERATURE VOCAB 1
AG, ACT
cogent
exigent
assay
to drive, do
strong and to the point; convincing
urgent; pressing
to test; analyze
AG, ACT
to drive, do
cogent
strong and to the point; convincing
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AP Literature vocabulary 1-8
banter
bedlam
burly
conjecture
playful teasing
confusion; chaos
stout
supposition; guess
banter
playful teasing
bedlam
confusion; chaos
8 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Antithesis
Banal
Ebullient
Facetious
(n.) opposite; contrast; the placing of a sentence or one of…
(adj.) devoid of freshness or originality; hackneyed; trite;…
(adj.) full of enthusiasm; bubbling; boiling... Origin: 1585-15…
(adj.) not meant to be taken seriously or literally; amusing;…
Antithesis
(n.) opposite; contrast; the placing of a sentence or one of…
Banal
(adj.) devoid of freshness or originality; hackneyed; trite;…
11 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
the process of setting something apart for a special purpose…
a person who forebodes all worldly possessions ( self discipl…
to deceive by charm (or guile) (v)
so crude or unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and…
Allocation
the process of setting something apart for a special purpose…
Ascetic
a person who forebodes all worldly possessions ( self discipl…
Ap literature 1
deferential
politic
oxymoron
jocular
showing deference
seeming sensible
two things that contradict each other
joking
deferential
showing deference
politic
seeming sensible
12 terms
AP Literature Week 1
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A style that is typically complex, discusses intangible quali…
The stressed portion of a word
When a story, picture, or poem has a hidden meaning.
When words have the same letter near one another.
Abstract
A style that is typically complex, discusses intangible quali…
Accent
The stressed portion of a word
10 terms
AP LITERATURE VOCAB (1)
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
(noun) the process of distributing something
(adj) the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention o…
(verb) to charm or enchant
(adj) lacking sensitivity, refinement, or intelligence
allocation
(noun) the process of distributing something
ascetic
(adj) the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention o…
15 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Psyche
Id
Ego
Superego
Human mind, spirit, soul
The unconscious; instinctual drives and needs
Mediator between person and reality
Internalization of rules and moral attitudes of society
Psyche
Human mind, spirit, soul
Id
The unconscious; instinctual drives and needs
30 terms
AP Literature Terms Set 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
When a character speaks to a character or object that is not…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Theme
Metaphor
Simile
Verbal Irony
An abstract idea that emerges from a literary works treatment…
A figure of speech that compares two different things. An ext…
Comparing two unlike things through the use of a specific wor…
The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
Theme
An abstract idea that emerges from a literary works treatment…
Metaphor
A figure of speech that compares two different things. An ext…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary #1
Contrived
Sordid
Archaic
Interminable
Deliberately created rather than arising naturally or spontan…
Repulsive, rundown, or foul
So extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
Tiresomely long; seeming without end.
Contrived
Deliberately created rather than arising naturally or spontan…
Sordid
Repulsive, rundown, or foul
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
An indirect reference to something - literary text, plays, so…
A word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
allegory
A story, fictional or non fictional, in which characters, thi…
alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
16 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Couplet
Irony
Paradox
Parody
A pair of rhymed lines at end of sonnet
Contradictory statements/situations to reveal a reality diffe…
A seemingly self-contradictory/absurd statement which in real…
An imitation of style/content of another with the goal ridicu…
Couplet
A pair of rhymed lines at end of sonnet
Irony
Contradictory statements/situations to reveal a reality diffe…
20 terms
Vocabulary #1 - AP Literature
Mundane
Insidious
Felicity
Redundant
common, ordinary, secular
intended to entrap or beguile; sly; stealthy; deceitful
state of being happy, especially in a high degree; bliss
not needed; repetitive; superfluous
Mundane
common, ordinary, secular
Insidious
intended to entrap or beguile; sly; stealthy; deceitful
10 terms
AP Literature Terms #1
naturalism
modernism
epigraph
antihero
a nineteenth century literary movement that was an extension…
bold new experimental styles and forms that swept the arts du…
A brief quotation found at the beginning of a literary work,…
a protagonist who is markedly unheroic
naturalism
a nineteenth century literary movement that was an extension…
modernism
bold new experimental styles and forms that swept the arts du…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
(n.) the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning... The…
(adj.) practicing strict self-denial for the sake of personal…
(v.) to deceive, charm, or enchant... The tourists were so begui…
(adj.) coarse, crude, or unrefined... His crass and insensitive…
allocation
(n.) the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning... The…
ascetic
(adj.) practicing strict self-denial for the sake of personal…
22 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
(adj.) able to get and to retain ideas or information; concer…
(v.) to claim or take without right
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace
(v.) to work excessively; to thrash soundly
Acquisitive
(adj.) able to get and to retain ideas or information; concer…
Arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right
20 terms
AP Literature 1
Noisome
Caterwaul
Hidebound
Fait accompli
Having an extremley offensive smell
Making a shrieking, howling or wailing noise
Unwilling or unable to change because of tradition
A thing that has already been decided before the affected per…
Noisome
Having an extremley offensive smell
Caterwaul
Making a shrieking, howling or wailing noise
30 terms
AP English Literature Master Vocab list #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
allowance, portion, share
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
To deceive; to charm; to enchant
Coarse, crude, and unrefined
allocation
allowance, portion, share
ascetic
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
180 terms
AP Literature 1
altruistic (adj)
ambivalent (adj)
angular (adj)
arrogant (adj)
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous... [As…
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
lean, sharp-cornered; gaunt... [The angular weapons helped enhan…
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud... [The arrogant Unfert…
altruistic (adj)
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; generous... [As…
ambivalent (adj)
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
25 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Aberration
Admonish
Allocation
Altruistic
noun, the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual c…
verb, to caution, or counsel against something
noun, the act of being set apart for a particular purpose
adjective, unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfar…
Aberration
noun, the act of departing from the right, normal, or usual c…
Admonish
verb, to caution, or counsel against something
45 terms
AP Literature & Composition #1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
a story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
the repetition of the consonant sounds at the beginning of wo…
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a Greek word which means "to reduplicate", repetition of word…
allegory
a story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
alliteration
the repetition of the consonant sounds at the beginning of wo…
200 terms
AP Language & Literature Terms (1)
Absolute
Abstract
Absurd
Academic
a word free from limitations or qualifications - best, all, n…
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
Extremely ridiculous or completely lacking reason; unreasonab…
Dry and rhetorical writing; sucking all the life out of its s…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications - best, all, n…
Abstract
Complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, s…
55 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Words #1
apocryphal
liturgical
dictum
clandestine
of doubtful authenticity, though widely circulated as being t…
relating to public worship ; worship
formal pronouncement from an authoritative source ; declaration
illicit thing kept secret/done secretly ; secretive
apocryphal
of doubtful authenticity, though widely circulated as being t…
liturgical
relating to public worship ; worship
16 terms
AP Literature: SLO 1
first person point of view
second person point of view
third person point of view
third person omniscent
involves the narrator as part of the story, and usually featu…
very rare in literature; treats the reader as the main charac…
told by the narrator who is not part of the story and general…
a story is told by a narrator who is not part of the story bu…
first person point of view
involves the narrator as part of the story, and usually featu…
second person point of view
very rare in literature; treats the reader as the main charac…
30 terms
AP Literature Terms #1
Iamb
anapest
trochee
spondee
poetic foot: U/ Ex. arise, inspire, "The South will rise agai…
poetic foot: UU/ Ex. understand, Coeur d'Alene
poetic foot: /U Ex. happy, roses, "Doctor Wheeler"
poetic foot: // Ex. love-song, heartbreak, Mayday
Iamb
poetic foot: U/ Ex. arise, inspire, "The South will rise agai…
anapest
poetic foot: UU/ Ex. understand, Coeur d'Alene
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