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5 terms
Literature English Semester 1
The Veldt
A Sound of Thunder
There Will Come Soft Rains
American Born Chinese
George and Lydia Hadley are the parents of Wendy and Peter Ha…
In Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder," a hunter named Eckels pay…
The story begins with a house beginning to stir and wake up -…
Jin Wang starts at a new school where he's the only Chinese-A…
The Veldt
George and Lydia Hadley are the parents of Wendy and Peter Ha…
A Sound of Thunder
In Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder," a hunter named Eckels pay…
17 terms
Literature Semester 1
The atmosphere of the text
The attitude of the author
Hints or clues the author leaves behind
An educated guess
What is mood?
What is tone?
What is foreshadowing?
What is a prediction?
The atmosphere of the text
What is mood?
The attitude of the author
What is tone?
29 terms
Semester 1 Literature
setting in The Outsiders
How does the setting of the novel impa…
What is the main conflict in The Outsi…
In The Outsiders, how does Johnny's le…
an unnamed American city with fights between East and West si…
Since the setting is in the 60's, than prices will be lower,…
Socioeconomic situation
Help other people understand that they don't have to be what…
setting in The Outsiders
an unnamed American city with fights between East and West si…
How does the setting of the novel impa…
Since the setting is in the 60's, than prices will be lower,…
100 terms
Literature Vocab Semester 1
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly, afraid
mad, crazed, confused
chaos & disorder
dog of mixed breed
craven
cowardly, afraid
distraught
mad, crazed, confused
33 terms
Honors Literature Semester 1
1st person
2nd person
3rd person limited
3rd person omniscient
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, ou…
when the narrator refers to one of the characters (or the rea…
A narrator tells the story and is limited on the thoughts and…
A method of storytelling in which the narrator knows the thou…
1st person
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, ou…
2nd person
when the narrator refers to one of the characters (or the rea…
21 terms
Literature Semester 1
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Assonance
Comparing two things using LIKE or AS
Comparing two things WITHOUT using like or as
Two or more words starting with the same letter
Repetition of vowel sounds
Simile
Comparing two things using LIKE or AS
Metaphor
Comparing two things WITHOUT using like or as
Literature Semester 1 voc.
Marooned
Inquisition
Absurdity
Nonconformity
Alone def. Abandon or alone
Investigating def. Any harsh difficult or prolonged questioning
Randomness
Special def. don't obey the rules
Marooned
Alone def. Abandon or alone
Inquisition
Investigating def. Any harsh difficult or prolonged questioning
21 terms
Literature Semester 1
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Assonance
Comparing two things using LIKE or AS
Comparing two things WITHOUT using like or as
Two or more words starting with the same letter
Repetition of vowel sounds
Simile
Comparing two things using LIKE or AS
Metaphor
Comparing two things WITHOUT using like or as
19 terms
Literature Semester 1 Final
Rhyme
Masculine Rhyme
Feminine Rhyme
End Rhyme
when words end with the same sound.
when the rhyme is one syllable
when the rhyme is two syllables (the second syllable is unstr…
the rhyme is found at the end of a line of poetry
Rhyme
when words end with the same sound.
Masculine Rhyme
when the rhyme is one syllable
100 terms
Literature Vocab Semester 1
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly, afraid
mad, crazed, confused
chaos & disorder
dog of mixed breed
craven
cowardly, afraid
distraught
mad, crazed, confused
48 terms
British Literature: Semester 1
Vernaccular
Epic
Caesura
Wyrd
Language of the common people
Long narrative poem that celebrates a hero. It has cultural a…
A pause in the middle of the line. It's purpose was for the s…
Anglo-Saxon word for fate.
Vernaccular
Language of the common people
Epic
Long narrative poem that celebrates a hero. It has cultural a…
29 terms
Biblical Literature Semester 1
Priest: "The Lord be with you"
Reader: "The Word of the Lord"
Priest or Deacon, BEFORE reading the G…
At the end of the gospel, the deacon o…
"And with your spirit"
"Thanks be to God"
"Glory to You, O Lord"
"Praise to You, Lord Jesus Christ"
Priest: "The Lord be with you"
"And with your spirit"
Reader: "The Word of the Lord"
"Thanks be to God"
103 terms
Literature Semester 1 Exam
Diction
Extended Metaphor
Historical Narrative
Metaphor
Word choice
A metaphor that extends throughout an entire piece (poem, sto…
Has some elements of the story (some characters, settings) th…
A comparison using "to be" verbs
Diction
Word choice
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor that extends throughout an entire piece (poem, sto…
84 terms
American Literature Semester 1 Review
setting
protagonist
antagonist
first person
the time and place of the action (when and where)
main character in a story
person or force against the main character
narrator is a character in the story
setting
the time and place of the action (when and where)
protagonist
main character in a story
52 terms
Literature Semester 1 Review
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
the sequence of events in a story
introduces the characters and their situation
develops conflict
the turning point at which the story's outcome is determined
Plot
the sequence of events in a story
Exposition
introduces the characters and their situation
8 terms
Literature semester 1
American names
America was schoolmasters
They have yarns
Reflections on American life: A collec…
Stephen Vincent Benet
Robert Tristram Coffin
Carl Sandburg
Will Rogers
American names
Stephen Vincent Benet
America was schoolmasters
Robert Tristram Coffin
8 terms
Semester 1 Literature Awards
John Newberry Medal
Randolph Caldecott Medal
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
- 1st children's book award... - awarded to most distinguished c…
- awarded to artist who created most distinguished picture bo…
- awarded to author/illustrator whose book (published in the…
- awarded to author/illustrator of the most distinguished con…
John Newberry Medal
- 1st children's book award... - awarded to most distinguished c…
Randolph Caldecott Medal
- awarded to artist who created most distinguished picture bo…
17 terms
British Literature Semester 1
Characteristics of an Epic
Scops
Whitenagemont
wergild
1. flashbacks... 2. conflicts... 3. hospitality codes... 4. epiphets (…
"professional poets" during Anglo-Saxon period; recited for k…
council of elders in Anglo Saxon period
revenge for damage done to kin
Characteristics of an Epic
1. flashbacks... 2. conflicts... 3. hospitality codes... 4. epiphets (…
Scops
"professional poets" during Anglo-Saxon period; recited for k…
20 terms
Semester 1 - Literature Terms
Parable
Sermon
Narrator
Symbol
a short narrative designed to teach a moral lesson
homily... Ex. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
person telling the story ... Ex. The Crucible
a thing that represents or stands for something else... Ex. Hoop…
Parable
a short narrative designed to teach a moral lesson
Sermon
homily... Ex. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
99 terms
Literature Terms Semester 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story illustrating an idea or a moral principle in which ob…
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
A reference in one literary work to a character or theme foun…
A statement which can contain two or more meanings.
Allegory
A story illustrating an idea or a moral principle in which ob…
Alliteration
Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of…
141 terms
Semester 1 Literature Vocabs
Fac
Discomfit (v.)
Edification (n.)
Malfeasance (n.)
To make, do
To embarrass and confuse
Improvement or enlightment
Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official
Fac
To make, do
Discomfit (v.)
To embarrass and confuse
25 terms
Literature skills semester 1
Dystopia
Drama
Point of view
Dialogue
A society, opposite of perfect, in which the condition of lif…
Reader or audience realizes something that the character does…
The perspective in which a story is told
Conversation between characters
Dystopia
A society, opposite of perfect, in which the condition of lif…
Drama
Reader or audience realizes something that the character does…
21 terms
Literature finals semester 1
Fiction
Theme
Setting
Plot
Tells an imaginary story.(this includes short stories and nov…
The central idea or ideas explored by a literary work;in many…
The time and place of the action.
The series of events in a story;it usually centers on a confl…
Fiction
Tells an imaginary story.(this includes short stories and nov…
Theme
The central idea or ideas explored by a literary work;in many…
35 terms
Literature semester 1 vocab
Ablution
Succor
Dolorous
Lamentations
The washing of one's body or part of it
Help/ the helper of someone in a difficult situation or suffe…
Cursing or expressing great grief
Expressing of deep sorrow
Ablution
The washing of one's body or part of it
Succor
Help/ the helper of someone in a difficult situation or suffe…
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
20 terms
Literature Vocab: Semester 1
surreptitious
indolent
benevolent
amicable
obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized;
having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion
characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable
surreptitious
obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized;
indolent
having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion
Literature Vocabulary Semester 1
jingoism
lothario
maverick
nemesis
someone who favors an aggressive foreign policy that might le…
a man who makes love to many women, seriel seducer, loves love
a person who refuses to affiliate with a regular political pa…
an opponent or rival who one can not beat or overcome
jingoism
someone who favors an aggressive foreign policy that might le…
lothario
a man who makes love to many women, seriel seducer, loves love
90 terms
AP Literature Semester 1
allusion
antagonist
characterization
connotation
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
a person who is responsible for the thoughts and actions with…
an association that comes along with a particular word
allusion
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
antagonist
a character in a story or poem who deceives, frustrates, or w…
60 terms
Literature Vocab Semester 1
absolve
alacrity
aversion
chaos
to free from guilt
cheerful
strong feeling of dislike
state of utter confusion or disorder
absolve
to free from guilt
alacrity
cheerful
100 terms
Literature Vocab Semester 1
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly, afraid
mad, crazed, confused
chaos & disorder
dog of mixed breed
craven
cowardly, afraid
distraught
mad, crazed, confused
16 terms
Authors literature semester 1
Miss Hinch
Through the Tunnel
The Duel
Top Man
Harrison
Lessing
Teleshov
Ullman
Miss Hinch
Harrison
Through the Tunnel
Lessing
28 terms
Semester 1 Literature Terms
Plot
Conflict
Internal conflict
External conflict
A series of related events in a story
Struggle
Man vs self
Man vs man ... Man vs nature
Plot
A series of related events in a story
Conflict
Struggle
47 terms
American Literature semester 1
Oral tradition
Authors purpose
Diction
Allusion
Something that passes down generation to generation
Author intent on persuading informing explain entertain or de…
Writer choice of words a specific tone or meaning
Reference to a well know character, place, or situation
Oral tradition
Something that passes down generation to generation
Authors purpose
Author intent on persuading informing explain entertain or de…
97 terms
Semester 1 Literature review
Product, candidate, or positive messag…
Patterns that appear continually in Li…
Words with positive or negative messages
Underlying message:
transfer
Archetype
Loaded language
theme
Product, candidate, or positive messag…
transfer
Patterns that appear continually in Li…
Archetype
139 terms
Literature Vocabulary Semester 1
Tariff
Henna
Cloister
Abscond
Tax
Red dye
Convent
Sneak off
Tariff
Tax
Henna
Red dye
36 terms
English Literature Semester 1
Every Trip is a Quest
Eleven
Siddartha
The Chain
Thomas C. Foster
Sandra Cisneros
Hermann Hesse
Tobias Wolff
Every Trip is a Quest
Thomas C. Foster
Eleven
Sandra Cisneros
40 terms
Literature Semester 1 Vocabulary
Abandon
Aberrant
Abridge
Abstract
The leave behind
Abnormal
To shorten
Not easy to understand
Abandon
The leave behind
Aberrant
Abnormal
28 terms
semester 1 authors/ literature
narrative of the life of an......Ameri…
An occurence at owl creek bridge
letter to his son
the gettysburg address
Frederick Douglas
ambrose bierce
robert E. lee
abraham lincoln
narrative of the life of an......Ameri…
Frederick Douglas
An occurence at owl creek bridge
ambrose bierce
Literature Semester 1 Finals
somber
agile
contour
vile
Gloomy, sad
Able to move quickly and easily
Shape or outline of a shape
Extremely unpleasant
somber
Gloomy, sad
agile
Able to move quickly and easily
28 terms
Literature Semester 1
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Complex type of extended metaphor that forms a more complicat…
Repetition of initial vowel sounds
A reference to another work of literature, or historical event
Repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of lines
Allegory
Complex type of extended metaphor that forms a more complicat…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial vowel sounds
24 terms
Semester 1 Literature Terms
parable
sermon
narrator
symbol
a short story that teaches a moral or a lesson
a speech about a moral or religious subject that is usually g…
a person who gives an account or tells the story of events
an action, object, or event that expresses or represents a pa…
parable
a short story that teaches a moral or a lesson
sermon
a speech about a moral or religious subject that is usually g…
29 terms
English literature semester 1
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Theme of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The Letter A
Cerebral palsy
Autobiography by by Maya Angelou/Marguerite Johnson
Through her time spent with Mrs. Flowers, Marguerite realizes…
From Christy Brown's autobiography, My Left Foot
Though Christy Brown had no control of his muscles, he was no…
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Autobiography by by Maya Angelou/Marguerite Johnson
Theme of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Through her time spent with Mrs. Flowers, Marguerite realizes…
38 terms
Literature Terms (Semester 1)
short story
character
3 methods of character development
setting
a brief tale that can be read in one sitting- Edgar Allen Poe
round- learns from the conflict, flat- fails to change from t…
what the character say, what the character does, and direct d…
the place and time of the events of the story: contrast in se…
short story
a brief tale that can be read in one sitting- Edgar Allen Poe
character
round- learns from the conflict, flat- fails to change from t…
47 terms
Literature Semester 1
Zeus sent Pandora for him
thinking only of what you desire to do
the box is her own dowry
the box contains both pain and hope
What does Epimetheus have trouble believing?
Pandora's guilty feelings reveal the idea that you can hurt o…
Pandora begins feeling that she has a right to open the box b…
Which detail from "Pandora's Box" most develops the theme tha…
Zeus sent Pandora for him
What does Epimetheus have trouble believing?
thinking only of what you desire to do
Pandora's guilty feelings reveal the idea that you can hurt o…
17 terms
Semester1 American literature
Fish cheeks
Eleven
The absolutely true diary of a part-ti…
Sinners in the hands of an angry god
By Amy tan
By Sandra cisneros
By Sherman alexie
By Jonathan Edwards
Fish cheeks
By Amy tan
Eleven
By Sandra cisneros
46 terms
Literature Vocabulary Semester 1
intrigued
dwelling
ironic
grim
adj. fascinated; in wonder; wanting to know more due to inter…
n. shelter; place to live
adj. giving a hint of irony
adj. dark; gloomy
intrigued
adj. fascinated; in wonder; wanting to know more due to inter…
dwelling
n. shelter; place to live
47 terms
Literature and Composition Semester 1
Invocation to a Muse and Statement of…
in medias res
Flashback or Epic Disgression
Epithets
the poet begins by stating the theme and invoking a Muse to i…
the story beings "in the middle of things"
device used to provide the audience with necessary background…
a descriptive word or phrase used to describe a character
Invocation to a Muse and Statement of…
the poet begins by stating the theme and invoking a Muse to i…
in medias res
the story beings "in the middle of things"
47 terms
Elements of Literature Semester 1
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
round character
repetition of sound
reference to literature, character, place, situation, etc
opposes the protagonist (bad guy)
one who has been fully developed
alliteration
repetition of sound
allusion
reference to literature, character, place, situation, etc
23 terms
Literature Terms - Semester 1
Irony
Symbol
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
A contrast or inconsistency between what is expected to happe…
An event, character, or object that stands for something else…
A struggle between a character and his/her own weaknesses; sh…
A struggle between a character and an outside force (for exam…
Irony
A contrast or inconsistency between what is expected to happe…
Symbol
An event, character, or object that stands for something else…
17 terms
Literature - Semester 1
Rikki Tikki Tavi
Run Boy Run
Twas A Dark and Dreary Night
The Most Important Day
Rudyard Kipling
William Herman
Patrick McManus
Helen Keller
Rikki Tikki Tavi
Rudyard Kipling
Run Boy Run
William Herman
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