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American Literature (Semester 1)
Stereotype
Stoic
Indigenous
Sovereignty
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
(adj) emotionless
(adj) native to a place
(n) govering over ones self
Stereotype
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
Stoic
(adj) emotionless
30 terms
Semester 1 British Literature
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
blank verse
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
sometimes represented by exclamation "O". detaches himself fr…
unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter (U /)x5= 10 syllables
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
allusion
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
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…
39 terms
world literature semester 1
noun
verb
pronoun
preposition
a person, place, or thing
a word that describes an action
a word that takes place of a noun and refers to a person
a word that shows the relationship between a noun and a pronoun
noun
a person, place, or thing
verb
a word that describes an action
Semester 1 Literature Terms
audience
concession
connotation
context
the listener, viewer, or reader or a text
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
meanings or associations that readers have with a word beyond…
the circumstance, atmosphere, attitudes, and events surroundi…
audience
the listener, viewer, or reader or a text
concession
an acknowledgement that an opposing argument may be true or r…
American Literature semester 1
Topic sentence
Context
Integrate quote
Explain quote
Topic sentence directly states what you'll proof in your para…
Introduce quote by giving your specific context( not a summary)
Integrate quote using a strong verb and giving the reader a s…
Use diction to explain what it receals about the character re…
Topic sentence
Topic sentence directly states what you'll proof in your para…
Context
Introduce quote by giving your specific context( not a summary)
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?
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
20 terms
Semester 1 exam (literature)
Plot
Setting
Theme/ main idea
Moral dilemma
A series of events that happen in a story
The time and place of a story
...
A conflict in which you have to chose between two or more act…
Plot
A series of events that happen in a story
Setting
The time and place of a story
90 terms
American Literature Final (Semester 1)
Oral Tradition
Poetry
Non-fiction
Fiction
The passing of stories, poems, and songs by word of mouth.
Imaginative language carefully chosen and arranged.
Prose writing about real events.
Prose writing about imagined events or characters.
Oral Tradition
The passing of stories, poems, and songs by word of mouth.
Poetry
Imaginative language carefully chosen and arranged.
112 terms
Semester 1 English Literature Final
alliteration
alliteration
kenning
kenning
repetition of constant sounds at beginning of words, close to…
"Out From the march, From the Foot of misty"
method of renaming a noun so that the noun isn't repeated sev…
"hell-forged hands"
alliteration
repetition of constant sounds at beginning of words, close to…
alliteration
"Out From the march, From the Foot of misty"
Literature Semester 1 Exam
Genre
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Catagory of Literature, different types of story (Historical…
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
Genre
Catagory of Literature, different types of story (Historical…
Simile
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
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
LITERATURE SEMESTER 1
Imminent
Infallibility
Doggedness
Reiterate
About to occur
An inability to make errors
Persistence; stubborness
To repeat
Imminent
About to occur
Infallibility
An inability to make errors
72 terms
literature vocab semester 1
Benediction(n)
Benefactor(n)
Beneficiary(n)
Benevolence(n)
Blessing, approval
Person who gives money for a cause
A person who gains something like in a will
Generosity, kindness
Benediction(n)
Blessing, approval
Benefactor(n)
Person who gives money for a cause
21 terms
American Literature Semester 1
Diction
Imagery
Tone
Theme
clearness of a person's speech
language that causes people to imagine
the quality of a person's voice
the main subject that is being discussed or described in a pi…
Diction
clearness of a person's speech
Imagery
language that causes people to imagine
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…
17 terms
American Literature Semester 1
The narrator rides up to the house and…
Roderick is glad to see his old friend…
The storm rages outside as Roderick go…
The dead sister comes into the room, f…
Part 1 ... Fall of the House of Usher
Part 2 ... Fall of the House of Usher
Part 3 ... Fall of the House of Usher
Part 4 ... Fall of the House of Usher
The narrator rides up to the house and…
Part 1 ... Fall of the House of Usher
Roderick is glad to see his old friend…
Part 2 ... Fall of the House of Usher
45 terms
Ancient Literature Semester 1
Aphrodite (Love and Beauty)
Apollo (Sun)
Ares (War)
Artemis (Moon)
Venus, Dolphin
Apollo, Lyre/Laural
Mars, Wolf/Sword
Diana, Bow/Arrow
Aphrodite (Love and Beauty)
Venus, Dolphin
Apollo (Sun)
Apollo, Lyre/Laural
94 terms
British Literature Semester 1
Alfred the Great
Angle-land
Angles
Anglo-saxon
(849-899) King of Wessex from 871 to 899; he defeated Danish…
England
invaders of England who stayed, creating Anglo-Saxon culture
A member of one of the Germanic peoples, the Angles, the Saxo…
Alfred the Great
(849-899) King of Wessex from 871 to 899; he defeated Danish…
Angle-land
England
Semester 1 Survey Literature
1st Person Point of View
3rd Person Point of View
(3rd Person) Omniscient Point of View
Inference
A narrator that uses "I" and "Me"
A narrator that uses pronouns such as "He", "She", "They", an…
A narrator who knows everything about the characters and can…
A device used in literature and life where a logical guess is…
1st Person Point of View
A narrator that uses "I" and "Me"
3rd Person Point of View
A narrator that uses pronouns such as "He", "She", "They", an…
American Literature Semester 1
another name for Colonialism
early accounts of immigration, settlin…
characteristics of plain style
use of short words and direct statements
puritanism
colonialism
colonialism
colonialism
another name for Colonialism
puritanism
early accounts of immigration, settlin…
colonialism
60 terms
American Literature Semester 1
Archetype
Plain style
Allusions
Figures of speech
A plot, characte, or type of literature that appears over ans…
Writing with puritains
Common brief reference to movies/literature
Phrase or word having different meaning than literal meaning
Archetype
A plot, characte, or type of literature that appears over ans…
Plain style
Writing with puritains
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
Semester 1 Literature
Character
Setting
Point of view
Verbal irony
An individual that takes part in the action of a literary work
An environment or surrounding in which an event or story take…
A vantage point, or perspective, from which a story is told
Occurs when a speaker says something contradictory to what he…
Character
An individual that takes part in the action of a literary work
Setting
An environment or surrounding in which an event or story take…
27 terms
Literature terms-semester 1
verbal irony
plot
first person
third person
says one thing but means another
a series of events related to a central conflict or struggle
the narrator is a character
the narrator observes the story
verbal irony
says one thing but means another
plot
a series of events related to a central conflict or struggle
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…
139 terms
Literature Vocabulary Semester 1
Tariff
Henna
Cloister
Abscond
Tax
Red dye
Convent
Sneak off
Tariff
Tax
Henna
Red dye
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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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