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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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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synesthesia
when one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
parallelism
Also referred to as parallel construction or parallel structu…
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…
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
25 terms
AP Literature Terms 1-25
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
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.
A reference to another work or famous figure.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses; pertaining to beauty.
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
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…
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Sacerdotal
Avuncular
Plutocratic
Salubrious
Related to the priest or priesthood (adj)
Relationship like that of an uncle (adj)
Ruled by wealth (adj)
Healthful (adj)
Sacerdotal
Related to the priest or priesthood (adj)
Avuncular
Relationship like that of an uncle (adj)
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…
6 terms
AP English Literature #1
unruly
disdain
blemish
fleeting
disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or c…
consider to be unworthy of one's consideration
a small mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something
lasting for a very short time
unruly
disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or c…
disdain
consider to be unworthy of one's consideration
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.
50 terms
AP Literature Terms 1-50
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
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.
A reference to another work or famous figure.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses; pertaining to beauty.
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
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
Ap literature 1
deferential
politic
oxymoron
jocular
showing deference
seeming sensible
two things that contradict each other
joking
deferential
showing deference
politic
seeming sensible
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
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
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;…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 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
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…
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
...
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
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…
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…
52 terms
AP Literature Test #1
Aegis
Apprise
Bibulous
Claque
protection; patronage; sponsorship
to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written notice
fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
a group of people hired to applaud a performer or performance…
Aegis
protection; patronage; sponsorship
Apprise
to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written notice
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
AP Literature Vocab 1
Alacrity
Adroit
Assuage
Captious
Liveliness
Skillful
To make less severe; to calm
Finding fault
Alacrity
Liveliness
Adroit
Skillful
30 terms
AP Literature (1)
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters,…
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
when an author leaves out details/info or is unclear about an…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Allegory
representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters,…
Alliteration
repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning of se…
AP Literature Vocabulary (1)
Abet (verb)
Bellicose (adj.)
Quotidian (adj.)
Droll (adj.)
To encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval
Inclined or eager to fight
Daily, usual or customary
Amusing in an odd way
Abet (verb)
To encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval
Bellicose (adj.)
Inclined or eager to fight
78 terms
AP Literature vocabulary 1-8
banter
bedlam
burly
conjecture
playful teasing
confusion; chaos
stout
supposition; guess
banter
playful teasing
bedlam
confusion; chaos
AP Literature Vocab 1
aberration
abhorrent
abrogate
abnegation
deviating from a moral standard or moral behaviour
repugnant; distasteful
to annul; to abolish by authoritative action
denial, especially self-denial
aberration
deviating from a moral standard or moral behaviour
abhorrent
repugnant; distasteful
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…
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
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