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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…
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AP Literature and Composition #1
Abandon
Abase
Abatement
Abdicate
total lack of inhibition (n)
to humble, disgrace
decease, reduction
to give up a position, right, or power
Abandon
total lack of inhibition (n)
Abase
to humble, disgrace
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AP Literature Week 1
aloof
ambivalent
apathetic
audacious
not emotionally involved, at a distance
having mixed feelings, could go either way
uncaring
recklessly bold or contemptuous
aloof
not emotionally involved, at a distance
ambivalent
having mixed feelings, could go either way
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AP Literature: Archetypes (1)
Hero
Wise Old Man
Star-Crossed Lovers
Evil Figure with a Good Heart
The ine who ultimately fulfills a necessary task, and who res…
Is usually a kind and wise, older father-like figure (or gran…
Two lovers, often teenagers, who are destined to be apart no…
The character serves as an antagonist, but ultimately wants t…
Hero
The ine who ultimately fulfills a necessary task, and who res…
Wise Old Man
Is usually a kind and wise, older father-like figure (or gran…
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
25 terms
AP Literature list 1
Assertion
Aphorism
Apostrophe
Ambiguous
A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
A concise statement designed to make a point or to illustrate…
A figure of speech in which a person, thing or abstract quali…
Open to move then one interpretation having a double meaning.
Assertion
A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.
Aphorism
A concise statement designed to make a point or to illustrate…
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AP Literature Terms #1
Abstract Noun
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
A noun that refers to a quality (peace, beauty, justice)
Repetition of beginning consonant sounds (righteous rapture;…
Indirect reference to previous well known literature or commo…
repetition in which the same expression is repeated at the be…
Abstract Noun
A noun that refers to a quality (peace, beauty, justice)
Alliteration
Repetition of beginning consonant sounds (righteous rapture;…
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…
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
(n.) Distribution or apportionment
(n. adj.) Person who practices self-discipline, Abstention fr…
(v.) To charm or enchant
(adj.) Lacking sensitivity
Allocation
(n.) Distribution or apportionment
Ascetic
(n. adj.) Person who practices self-discipline, Abstention fr…
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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
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…
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AP Literature Terms #1
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
Apostrophe
Repeating consonant sounds in close proximity to others
A casual reference in literature to a person, or event in ano…
A foot or unit of poetry consisting of two light syllables fo…
Act of addressing some abstraction or personification that is…
Alliteration
Repeating consonant sounds in close proximity to others
Allusion
A casual reference in literature to a person, or event in ano…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
abeyance
abrogate
abscond
abstinence
temporary suspension of activity
to repeal, to set aside, to nullify
to leave quickly and secretively
voluntarily refrain from doing something pleasant but not goo…
abeyance
temporary suspension of activity
abrogate
to repeal, to set aside, to nullify
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
26 terms
AP Literature Set 1
Allusion
Analysis
Antagonist
antihero
a reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
The process of examining the components of a literary work
A character who functions as a resisting force to the goals o…
a protagonist who carries the action of the literary piece bu…
Allusion
a reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
Analysis
The process of examining the components of a literary work
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AP Literature Vocabulary Lists 1-5
askew
composure
countenance
decrepit
crooked; out of line
calmness and dignity maintained by self-control
appearance, especially facial expression
weakened by old age, illness, or overwork
askew
crooked; out of line
composure
calmness and dignity maintained by self-control
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AP Literature Week 1 Vocab
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
the action or process of distributing something
adj. characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe se…
charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way
lacking sensitivity, refinement, or intelligence
allocation
the action or process of distributing something
ascetic
adj. characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe se…
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AP Spanish Literature Vocabulario Literario 1
caja china
didáctico
en medias res
narrador
un cuento dentro de un cuento
con intención de educar, muchas veces utilizando la moraleja
empezar una historia en la mitad de la acción
la persona que cuenta la historia, no necesariamente el autor
caja china
un cuento dentro de un cuento
didáctico
con intención de educar, muchas veces utilizando la moraleja
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AP Literature Terms 1
prose
tone
mood
style
writing that is not poetry or rhyming verse
the attitude of the author towards his/her subject or audience
the feeling a piece of literature arouses in the reader
how the author writes; a combination of the writer's diction,…
prose
writing that is not poetry or rhyming verse
tone
the attitude of the author towards his/her subject or audience
AP Literature Vocal 1
Parable
Tale
Tall Tale
Fairy Tale
brief narrative that teaches a moral, its plot is plausibly r…
a story usually short, that sets forth strange and wonderful…
favor supernatural or fantastic events: the variety of folk s…
Set in a world of magic and enhancement, intended to deceive
Parable
brief narrative that teaches a moral, its plot is plausibly r…
Tale
a story usually short, that sets forth strange and wonderful…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Brazen
Compunction
Din
Edict
adjective... bold and without shame... made of brass... "He went abo…
noun... a feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows the do…
noun... a loud continued noise... a loud, confusing mixture of noi…
noun... a decree issued by a sovereign or other authority... any a…
Brazen
adjective... bold and without shame... made of brass... "He went abo…
Compunction
noun... a feeling of guilt or moral scruple that follows the do…
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AP Literature: List 1
brazen
compunction
din
edict
acting in a very open and shocking way without shame or embar…
a feeling of guilt or regret
a loud, confusing mixture of noises that lasts for a long time
an official order given by a person with power or by a govern…
brazen
acting in a very open and shocking way without shame or embar…
compunction
a feeling of guilt or regret
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
adjunct
bellwether
chimerical
décolleté
(noun) something added to another thing but not essential to it
(noun) a person or thing that assumes the leadership or foref…
(adj.) unreal; imaginary; visionary
(adj.) (of a garment) low-necked; wearing a low-necked garment
adjunct
(noun) something added to another thing but not essential to it
bellwether
(noun) a person or thing that assumes the leadership or foref…
10 terms
AP literature 1
Allegory
Tone
Meter
Euphony
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Reflects how the author feels about the subject matter or the…
The measured arrangement of words in poety, ad by accentual r…
A succession of words which are pleasing to the ear
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Tone
Reflects how the author feels about the subject matter or the…
12 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Abject
Adjoin
Adolescent
Adversary
(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride;…
be next to; be in contact with; border
characteristic of a teenager; not fully grown up; young
(n.) an enemy, opponent
Abject
(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride;…
Adjoin
be next to; be in contact with; border
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AP Literature: Vocab 1
Aberrant
Abeyance
Abjure
Ablution
+ straying from the right or normal way... + deviating from the…
+ temporary inactivity: suspension... (usually used with "in") (…
+ to reject (something) formally... + Abstain from: avoid... synony…
+ the act of washing yourself// bathing... synonym: bathe
Aberrant
+ straying from the right or normal way... + deviating from the…
Abeyance
+ temporary inactivity: suspension... (usually used with "in") (…
20 terms
AP Literature Week 1
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
Able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
To claim or take without right
Hackneyed, trite, commonplace
To work on excessively, to thrash soundly
Acquisitive
Able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
Arrogate
To claim or take without right
15 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
modern english
middle english
old english
figurative language
the english language as it has been since around 1500
the english language from around 1150 to 1470 (old english an…
the language of the Anglo-Saxons 450 to 1150, a highly inflec…
using figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive, and…
modern english
the english language as it has been since around 1500
middle english
the english language from around 1150 to 1470 (old english an…
21 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Affable
Amiable
Audacious
Calamity
(adj.) good-natured and sociable
(adj.) friendly and pleasant in temperament
(adj.) 1. daring; bold... 2. impudent
(n.) a disaster
Affable
(adj.) good-natured and sociable
Amiable
(adj.) friendly and pleasant in temperament
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AP Literature Vocab #1
diction
metaphor
simile
enjambment
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hid…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarit…
It can be defined as a thought or sense, phrase or clause in…
diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
metaphor
is a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hid…
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AP Literature Vocab 1
Sublime
Misanthropy
Reverent
Manger
lofty or grand
hatred of mankind
respectful
A box or trough in a stable or barn from which horses or catt…
Sublime
lofty or grand
Misanthropy
hatred of mankind
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AP LITERATURE 1
Polgnant
Resolute
Turgid
Xenophobic
Pitiful/sadness/regret
Determined/unshakable/Goal like
Swollen/puffy/congested/bloated
Prejudice against people from other countries
Polgnant
Pitiful/sadness/regret
Resolute
Determined/unshakable/Goal like
25 terms
Crime and Punishment Vocab. 1 - AP Literature
Abject
Prevaricate
Admonishes
Vice
-(of a condition or situation) extremely bad, unpleasant, deg…
speak or act in an evasive way; dodge (the issue); waffle
-warn someone firmly, scold, criticize... -advise or urge (someo…
-immoral or wicked behavior, wrongdoing, evil... -criminal activ…
Abject
-(of a condition or situation) extremely bad, unpleasant, deg…
Prevaricate
speak or act in an evasive way; dodge (the issue); waffle
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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…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Peevish
Petulant
Droll
Waggish
feeling or showing irritation
having or showing the attitude of people who become angry and…
having an odd and amusing humor
silly and playful
Peevish
feeling or showing irritation
Petulant
having or showing the attitude of people who become angry and…
9 terms
5 AP Literature 1
alegoría
ambigüedad
anáfora
analogía
Relato que ilustra una idea y cuyos objetos tienen significad…
una declaración que se puede interpretar en maneras diferentes
Repetición de palabras en una sucesión de versos o enunciados
comparación entre dos o varios objetos semejantes que sugiere…
alegoría
Relato que ilustra una idea y cuyos objetos tienen significad…
ambigüedad
una declaración que se puede interpretar en maneras diferentes
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AP Literature Vocab 1
Existentialism (Noun)
Pernicious (Adjective)
Salacious
Multifarious
A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolation of…
Highly injurious or destructive. Pernicious implies irreparab…
Arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination, lasciv…
Having or occurring in great variety, diverse
Existentialism (Noun)
A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolation of…
Pernicious (Adjective)
Highly injurious or destructive. Pernicious implies irreparab…
10 terms
AP literature vocab #1
abstruse
clemency
rebuff
despondent
difficult to understand (adj)
having mercy (n)
to reject or decline (v)
loss of hope (adj)
abstruse
difficult to understand (adj)
clemency
having mercy (n)
17 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Idioms
Dialect
Slang
Jargon
Words, phrases, and expressions that are common and acceptabl…
Language characteristics- involving pronunciation, unique wor…
Informal diction and substandard vocabulary
Specialized words and expressions that are usually employed m…
Idioms
Words, phrases, and expressions that are common and acceptabl…
Dialect
Language characteristics- involving pronunciation, unique wor…
29 terms
AP literature terms 1
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Persona
Comparison between two unlike things that uses the words like…
Comparison between two unlike things that doesn't use the wor…
Giving human qualities to animals or inanimate objects.
Speaker or narrator of a poem.
Simile
Comparison between two unlike things that uses the words like…
Metaphor
Comparison between two unlike things that doesn't use the wor…
133 terms
AP Literature Semester 1
instigating
inquisitive
self-delusion
boastful nonchalance
provoking
curious
the act or state of deceiving oneself
when someone is like oh well I just got a 2350 on the SAT wha…
instigating
provoking
inquisitive
curious
10 terms
AP Literature vocab 1
Vernacular
Rhetorical
Pervocative
Accentuate
Native language or dialect... :everyday language
Effective use of words; designed to be showy
Stimulating; pushing or tending towards action (strong)
To emphasize; use accent mark
Vernacular
Native language or dialect... :everyday language
Rhetorical
Effective use of words; designed to be showy
25 terms
AP Literature 1
Aesthetic effect
Aesthetic purpose
Allegory
Alliteration
the physcological responces to beauty and artistic experiences
of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste
a story poem or painting which characters and events are symb…
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
Aesthetic effect
the physcological responces to beauty and artistic experiences
Aesthetic purpose
of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste
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AP Literature #1
contumely
hireling
behest
knave
insolent or insulting language or treatment
a derogatory expression that refers to a person who does meni…
command/order
a dishonest or unscrupulous man
contumely
insolent or insulting language or treatment
hireling
a derogatory expression that refers to a person who does meni…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Acquisitive
Arrogate
Carping
Encomium
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
to claim without right
petty, nagging criticism
a formal expression of praise
Acquisitive
concerned with acquiring wealth or property
Arrogate
to claim without right
20 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Amenable
Bellicose
Cantankerous
Capricious
open; flexible; willing to yield or cooperate
warlike; inclined to start quarrels or fights
ill-tempered; difficult to deal with
subject to whim; springing from
Amenable
open; flexible; willing to yield or cooperate
Bellicose
warlike; inclined to start quarrels or fights
15 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Physiognomy
Prognosticate
Ascetic
Pecuniary
Noun: The art of determining character from the form or featu…
Verb: To forecast or predict
Noun: A person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of…
Adjective: Of or pertaining to money
Physiognomy
Noun: The art of determining character from the form or featu…
Prognosticate
Verb: To forecast or predict
20 terms
AP Literature List 1
allegory
allusion
analogy
archaic language
literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely; charac…
a reference to another work of literature or to art, history,…
in literature, a comparison between two things that helps exp…
words that were once common but are no longer used
allegory
literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely; charac…
allusion
a reference to another work of literature or to art, history,…
46 terms
AP LITERATURE Q1
Explication
Commercial Fiction
Literary Fiction
Direct Presentation
a detailed elucidation of a work; describes what the text mea…
Fiction written only to entertain and make money
Fiction as more of an art, tends to be deeper; aims to give c…
The author tells the audience directly who the character is s…
Explication
a detailed elucidation of a work; describes what the text mea…
Commercial Fiction
Fiction written only to entertain and make money
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Set 1
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.…
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
Allegory
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
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