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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
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…
41 terms
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;…
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 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 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
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
AP Literature Vocabulary (Unit 1)
adjunct
bellwether
caterwaul
chimerical
(n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
(v.) to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel (n.) a harsh o…
(adj.) absurd; wildly fantastic; impossible
adjunct
(n.) something added to something else as helpful or useful b…
bellwether
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhous…
23 terms
AP Literature Vocab Set 1
Sardonic
Vehement
Ignominious
Lugubrious
Characterized by bitter or scornful mockery
Zealous, impassioned, strongly emotional, intense
Humiliating, marked by disgrace or dishonor
Mournful, dismal, gloomy, sorrowful
Sardonic
Characterized by bitter or scornful mockery
Vehement
Zealous, impassioned, strongly emotional, intense
25 terms
AP Literature Lesson 1 Vocab
altruistic
ambivalent
angular
arrogant
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
altruistic
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
ambivalent
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
AP Literature Review Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
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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
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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…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary #1
Allusion
Devices of Sound
Diction
Figurative Language
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
resources used by poets to convey and reinforce the meaning o…
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Devices of Sound
resources used by poets to convey and reinforce the meaning o…
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…
AP Literature Week 1
Flippancy
Bucolic
Exuberant
Desultory
n. lack of respect or seriousness
adj. relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and…
adj. filled with or characterized by a lively energy and exci…
adj. lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm
Flippancy
n. lack of respect or seriousness
Bucolic
adj. relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and…
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AP Literature Vocab 1
alacrity
capitulate
ingenuous
culpable
cheerful eagerness or readiness to response
to surrender to give up or give in
frank without deception simple child like innocent
deserving blame guilty
alacrity
cheerful eagerness or readiness to response
capitulate
to surrender to give up or give in
AP Literature Vocab 1
allocation (n)
ascetic (n)
ascetic (adj)
beguile (v)
the amount of an object set apart, assigned, or allotted for…
a person who lives a strictly simple life
strict or severe in self-denial or religion
to influence using charm, trickery, or flattery
allocation (n)
the amount of an object set apart, assigned, or allotted for…
ascetic (n)
a person who lives a strictly simple life
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,…
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Abjure
Abstemious
Acumen
Abrogate
Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim)
Not self-indulgent, especially when eating or drinking
The ability to make good judgements and quick decisions, typi…
To abolish or do away with, or annul, especially by authority
Abjure
Solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim)
Abstemious
Not self-indulgent, especially when eating or drinking
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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…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary #1
Aphorism
Allegory
Anachronism
Archaism
a short and usually witty saying
a story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
a thing belonging to a period other than that in which it exi…
use of old-fashioned language
Aphorism
a short and usually witty saying
Allegory
a story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
30 terms
AP Literature Terms #1
Allegory
Ballad
Caesura
Conflict
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
A strong pause within a line of verse.
A struggle between opposing forces in a story or play, usuall…
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Ballad
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
18 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Euphony
Metaphor
Meter
Ellipsis
the quality of being pleasing to the ear, especially through…
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in verse.…
The deliberate omission from speech or writing of a word or w…
Euphony
the quality of being pleasing to the ear, especially through…
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
20 terms
Ap literature vocab 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Device of using and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
Repetition of sounds , especially constant sounds in 2 or mor…
Direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
Multiple meanings either intentional or unintentional of a wo…
Allegory
Device of using and/or story elements symbolically to represe…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds , especially constant sounds in 2 or mor…
AP Literature #1
Altruistic
Ambivalent
Angular
Arrogant
Generous
Uncertain
Sharp cornered
Insolently proud
Altruistic
Generous
Ambivalent
Uncertain
AP Literature Vocab 1
militate
ersatz
mnemonic
inculcate
(v.) to have a substantial effect; to weigh heavily
(adj.) made in imitation of some natural or genuine product
(adj.) assisting or intended to assist the memory
(v.) to implant by repeated statement or admonition
militate
(v.) to have a substantial effect; to weigh heavily
ersatz
(adj.) made in imitation of some natural or genuine product
30 terms
AP LITERATURE 1/17
Metonymy
Implied Metaphor
Figures of Speech
Simile
figure of speech where the name of one thing is substituted f…
one aspect of comparison implied rather than directly stated
language that debates from the literal, denotative meanings o…
a figure of speech that makes and explicit comparison between…
Metonymy
figure of speech where the name of one thing is substituted f…
Implied Metaphor
one aspect of comparison implied rather than directly stated
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…
28 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1.1
flippancy
bucolic
exuberant
desultory
lack of caring or regard
rustic, peaceful
extremely excited
lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm
flippancy
lack of caring or regard
bucolic
rustic, peaceful
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…
44 terms
AP Literature #1
Ravenous
Domain
Vex
Contingency
extremely hungry
an area of knowledge or activity
to annoy or worry (someone)
something (such as an emergency) that might happen
Ravenous
extremely hungry
Domain
an area of knowledge or activity
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Interloper
Obfuscate
Vicarious
Motif
A person who becomes involved in a place or situation where t…
Render obscure unclear or unintelligible
Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or action…
Dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition
Interloper
A person who becomes involved in a place or situation where t…
Obfuscate
Render obscure unclear or unintelligible
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 Terminology 1
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Connotative
Any writing that has a double meaning. This narrative acts as…
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to a historical…
The comparison of two things, which are alike in several resp…
Meanings that are explicitly stated.
Allegory
Any writing that has a double meaning. This narrative acts as…
Allusion
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to a historical…
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
Ap Literature Vocab #1
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
the distribution of resources, goods, or services.
N. ONE WHO PRACTICES SELF-DENIAL, ADJ. SELF-DENYING OR AUSTERE
(v.) to trick, deceive (The thief beguiled his partners into…
(adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid
Allocation
the distribution of resources, goods, or services.
Ascetic
N. ONE WHO PRACTICES SELF-DENIAL, ADJ. SELF-DENYING OR AUSTERE
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AP Literature Vocabulary 1
diligence (noun)
fastidious (adj)... fastidiously (adverb)…
foresight (noun)... foresighted (adj)... for…
judicious (adj) ... judiciously (adverb)…
careful & persistent work or effort (self aware/conscientious…
very attentive to & concerned about accuracy & detail (concer…
the ability to predict or the action of predicting what will…
having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense (sensib…
diligence (noun)
careful & persistent work or effort (self aware/conscientious…
fastidious (adj)... fastidiously (adverb)…
very attentive to & concerned about accuracy & detail (concer…
AP Literature Vocab 1
Anomaly
August
Doggerel
Evince
Deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
majestic, venerable
Trivial, poorly constructed verse
To show clearly, to indicate
Anomaly
Deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
August
majestic, venerable
9 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Feign
Torrid
Specious
Delineate
(v.) pretend to be affected by
(adj.) very hot and dry
(adj.) appearing to be true but actually false
(v.) describe something precisely
Feign
(v.) pretend to be affected by
Torrid
(adj.) very hot and dry
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
Opulence
Voluminous
Affinity
Sagacious
luxury
bulky
liking
wise
Opulence
luxury
Voluminous
bulky
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…
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…
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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
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…
14 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 1
Drama of the Absurd
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A type of drama, allied to comedy, radically unrealistic in b…
A syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its ne…
A narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath…
The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
Drama of the Absurd
A type of drama, allied to comedy, radically unrealistic in b…
Accent
A syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its ne…
27 terms
AP Literature Terms #1
Spondee
Scansion
Eye
Free
Term for the following poetic foot: //.
The act of breaking down poetic lines to determine meter.
Rhyme where words appear to match but without a true correspo…
Type of verse with no set meter, stanza length, rhyme scheme,…
Spondee
Term for the following poetic foot: //.
Scansion
The act of breaking down poetic lines to determine meter.
AP Literature 1
Apostrophe
Soliloquy
Connotation
Convention
Addressing in rhetoric of an absent or imaginery person
Dramatic monologue where the actors thoughts are revealed to…
A figurative meaning of a word in addition to the literal mea…
a way in which something is usually done, especially within a…
Apostrophe
Addressing in rhetoric of an absent or imaginery person
Soliloquy
Dramatic monologue where the actors thoughts are revealed to…
25 terms
AP Literature Vocab #1
Kenning
Ballad
Blank Verse
Cadence
A metaphoric compound word or phrase used as a synonym for a…
A form of narrative poetry that presents a single dramatic ep…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter, which must not…
The rising and falling rhythm of speech, especially that of t…
Kenning
A metaphoric compound word or phrase used as a synonym for a…
Ballad
A form of narrative poetry that presents a single dramatic ep…
29 terms
AP Literature Vocab 1
chromo
dem
derm
feder/fid
color
people
skin
faith, trust
chromo
color
dem
people
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