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10 terms
American Literature Unit 9 Vocabulary (11-20)
gnarled
indemnity
inkling
limpid
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
(n.) a hint; a vague notion
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
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American Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary (11-20)
misconstrue
obnoxious
placate
placid
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify
(adj) calm, peaceful
misconstrue
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
(adj.) highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
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Vocab Card 11 - American Literature
infamy
partial
dread
gallows
famous for wrong reasons
prefer, like something more
fear
place where people are hanged
infamy
famous for wrong reasons
partial
prefer, like something more
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American Literature Vocab 11
Grunts
Exuberance
Rectitude
Invulnerable
Noun... Low ranking soldiers.... The grunts of the army were dispos…
Noun... The state of being extremely joyful... I was in exuberance…
Noun... Rightness of principle or conduct... His rectitude in the m…
Adjective... invincible; unable to be hurt... The "invulnerable bui…
Grunts
Noun... Low ranking soldiers.... The grunts of the army were dispos…
Exuberance
Noun... The state of being extremely joyful... I was in exuberance…
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American Literature // English 11
Put the periods in order
inspired by myth and prefers innocence…
use of classical illusions and juxtapo…
emphasis on logic and rational thought
native american... colonial... age of reason... romanticism ... transcent…
romantisicm
modernism
age of reason
Put the periods in order
native american... colonial... age of reason... romanticism ... transcent…
inspired by myth and prefers innocence…
romantisicm
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American Literature Vocabulary 11
Blatant
Blight
Contrive
gaunt
unmistakable; obvious
harmful; made to weaken
to think up; brainstorm
hallow; thin
Blatant
unmistakable; obvious
Blight
harmful; made to weaken
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Vocabulary List 11 - American Literature
epigram
epilogue
epiphany
epistle
(1) An inscription in verse or prose on a building, tomb, or…
A conclusion added to a literary work such as a novel, play,…
It has since become in modern fiction and poetry the standard…
(1) A poem addressed to a patron, friend, or family member, t…
epigram
(1) An inscription in verse or prose on a building, tomb, or…
epilogue
A conclusion added to a literary work such as a novel, play,…
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American Literature Unit 8 Vocabulary (11-20)
multifarious
obsolete
omnivorous
parsimonious
(adj.) having great variety; numerous and diverse
(adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use
(adj.) eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everythin…
(adj.) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
multifarious
(adj.) having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
(adj.) out-of-date, no longer in use
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American Literature Unit 10 Vocabulary (11-20)
insuperable
lamentable
misnomer
profess
(adj.) incapable of being overcome
(adj.) to be regretted or pitied
(n.) an unsuitable or misleading name
(v.) to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
insuperable
(adj.) incapable of being overcome
lamentable
(adj.) to be regretted or pitied
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American Literature Unit 12 Vocabulary (11-20)
inveterate
irrelevant
nocturnal
platitude
(adj.) firmly established, long-standing; habitual
(adj.) not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
(adj.) of or occurring in the night; under cover of darkness
(n.) a commonplace, stale, or trite remark
inveterate
(adj.) firmly established, long-standing; habitual
irrelevant
(adj.) not to the point, not applicable or pertinent
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American literature unit 11
Hum
Chlor
Vac
Phor
Earth
Green
Empty
Carry
Hum
Earth
Chlor
Green
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American Literature 11
Abate
Absolution
Acquiesce
Adversity
(Verb) to reduce in amount degree, intensity
(Noun) a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences
(Verb) to submit or comply silently or without protest
...
Abate
(Verb) to reduce in amount degree, intensity
Absolution
(Noun) a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences
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American Literature Test 11
Sara Teasdale
Vachel Lindsey
Elinor Wylie
Marianne Moore
who wrote The Coin
who wrote Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
who wrote Velvet Shoes
who wrote Silence
Sara Teasdale
who wrote The Coin
Vachel Lindsey
who wrote Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight
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Vocabulary 11 American Literature
Affront
Bewilderment
Colossal
Confound
To insult intentionally, especially openly
The condition of being confused or disoriented
Of great size, extent, or amount; immense; of great scope or…
To cause to become confused or perplexed
Affront
To insult intentionally, especially openly
Bewilderment
The condition of being confused or disoriented
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American literature list 11
Amorphous... Our plans were still amorph…
Avert... The children averted their eyes…
Charlatan ... The doctor was a charlatan…
Corrugated... The roof was corrugated wh…
Adj. formless; lacking shape or definition
V. Prevent; turn away
N. Quack; pretender to knowledge
Adj. wrinkled; ridged
Amorphous... Our plans were still amorph…
Adj. formless; lacking shape or definition
Avert... The children averted their eyes…
V. Prevent; turn away
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American Literature vocab 11
Petit Bourgeois
Exasperate
Prometheus
Mutilate
Lower-middle class; when someone works with their hands.
To annoy or make angry; irritate; annoy.
The Titan who stole fire from Olympus & gave it to mankind; Z…
To destroy or injure severely; tear up.
Petit Bourgeois
Lower-middle class; when someone works with their hands.
Exasperate
To annoy or make angry; irritate; annoy.
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English 11: American Literature
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in Ame…
Thoreau's concept of "the end of life"
Ratiocination
Classicism
A Book of poetry written by Anne Bradstreet
End of Life is end of education
rational thinking
idea that nature and human nature could be understood by reas…
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in Ame…
A Book of poetry written by Anne Bradstreet
Thoreau's concept of "the end of life"
End of Life is end of education
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American Literature - Vocab 11 - Review
attenuate
behemoth
disinter
impinge
(v.) to make or become thin.... to lessen the amount, force, or…
(n.) something or someone of enormous size or power.
(v.) to remove from a grave or tomb; to dig up.
(used with "on")... (v.) to go beyond desirable or established l…
attenuate
(v.) to make or become thin.... to lessen the amount, force, or…
behemoth
(n.) something or someone of enormous size or power.
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English 11- American Literature
Motif
Mood
Setting
Imagery
A recurring pattern of images, words or symbol that reveals a…
the atmosphere or general feeling in a literary work usually…
The time and place in which a story happens and the social, c…
The description of how looks, feels smell, tastes or sounds.…
Motif
A recurring pattern of images, words or symbol that reveals a…
Mood
the atmosphere or general feeling in a literary work usually…
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American Literature Vocab 11
entity
entomology
entourage
epicure
something that exists; a distinct thing
the scientific study of insects
followers
someone who appreciates good food and drink
entity
something that exists; a distinct thing
entomology
the scientific study of insects
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American Literature Vocab 11
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
approval or praise
make less intense
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indul…
approbation
approval or praise
assuage
make less intense
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American Literature Vocabulary 11
Ameliorate (v)
Codone (v)
Opulent (adj)
Salient (adj)
To make better
Excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
Characterized by an obvious or lavish display of wealth and a…
Particularly noticable, striking, or relevant
Ameliorate (v)
To make better
Codone (v)
Excuse, overlook, or make allowances for
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American Literature #11
Halcyon
Chronic
Gripe
Prototype
(adj) denoting past time that was calm and peaceful, prospero…
(adj) continuing for a long time; continuous... He contracted a…
(verb) to complain... No matter what, he's always griping someth…
(noun) first, preliminary model; a full-scale working model u…
Halcyon
(adj) denoting past time that was calm and peaceful, prospero…
Chronic
(adj) continuing for a long time; continuous... He contracted a…
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American Literature Vocab #11
Cagey
Defunct
Sinewy
Matriarchy
(adj) cautious or wary
(adj) no longer in effect or use
(adj) tough, firm, resilient
(noun) a family, society governed by a women
Cagey
(adj) cautious or wary
Defunct
(adj) no longer in effect or use
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American Literature Vocab #11
hypothetical
filch
accrue
grandiose
assumed without proof
steal in small quantities
grow or accumulate in the course of time; happen as a natural…
grand, stately, pompous
hypothetical
assumed without proof
filch
steal in small quantities
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American Literature for 11/15
Zitkala Sa
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Robinson wrote...
Richard Cory
1876-1938 in South Dakota on an Indian reservation ... Wrote Imp…
1869-1935... Raised in Gardiner Maine
Richard Cory, Another Dark Lady, Miniver Cheevy, Mr. Flood's…
A very well-known man with a very good life but was unhappy w…
Zitkala Sa
1876-1938 in South Dakota on an Indian reservation ... Wrote Imp…
Edwin Arlington Robinson
1869-1935... Raised in Gardiner Maine
American literature lesson 11
Cessation
Delineate
Desiccated
Elixir
A stopping; a discountinuance
To describe, to depict
Dried up
An unposed remedy for all ailments
Cessation
A stopping; a discountinuance
Delineate
To describe, to depict
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American Literature (Vol. 4, Words 11-20)
incantation
assuage
insuperable
assiduous
a chant
to soothe, relieve
incapable of being overcome or solved
hardworking, busy
incantation
a chant
assuage
to soothe, relieve
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American Literature Test 11
Who wrote "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi…
Who wrote "Fog"
Who wrote "Personal"?
Who wrote "Silence"?
Vachel Lindsay
Carl Sandburg
Langston Hughes
Marianne Moore
Who wrote "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi…
Vachel Lindsay
Who wrote "Fog"
Carl Sandburg
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American Literature 11 Midterm
Impudence
Stupefy
Wily
Morose
Cocky boldness or disregard of others
To astonish
Sly and Crafty
Sad or Gloomy
Impudence
Cocky boldness or disregard of others
Stupefy
To astonish
10 terms
American Literature - Unit 11
array
attest
covet
deem
(noun) - grouping of things; series... synonyms - arrange, orde…
(verb) - bear witness to; certify; declare... synonyms - assert…
(verb) - to desire wrongfully... synonyms - envy, hanker for, c…
(verb) - to form an opinion; judge... synonyms - account, belie…
array
(noun) - grouping of things; series... synonyms - arrange, orde…
attest
(verb) - bear witness to; certify; declare... synonyms - assert…
20 terms
American Literature Unit 11
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
to refer to casually or indirectly
supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
serving to settle an issue; final
not respectable, not esteemed
allude
to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
supernaturally perceptive; one who possesses extrasensory pow…
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American Literature
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
John Smith
John Smith
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
Admiral of New England. He was an English soldier, explorer,…
He was a leader of the Virginia Colony (based at Jamestown) b…
Nathaniel Ward
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
The Simple Cobbler of Aggawam in America
Early pamphlet warning New Englanders about the danger of rel…
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Abeka American Literature Unit 11
James Whitcomb Riley
Winslow Homer
Emily Dickinson
Sidney Lanier
known as the Hoosier Poet; "When the Frost is on the Punkin"
painted Breezing Up
wrote almost two thousand poems; most of which were published…
known for attempting to combine musical techniques in his poe…
James Whitcomb Riley
known as the Hoosier Poet; "When the Frost is on the Punkin"
Winslow Homer
painted Breezing Up
10 terms
American Literature Unit 11 Vocabulary (1-10)
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed
allude
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
31 terms
English 11 American Literature-Word Parts
-able, -ible
-al, -ial
-an, -ian, -ea
-ant, -ent
adjective... Examples: achievable, capable, illegible
adjective... Examples: biographical, functional, adversarial
adjective... Examples: American, Floridian, Mozartean
adjective... Examples militant, resilient
-able, -ible
adjective... Examples: achievable, capable, illegible
-al, -ial
adjective... Examples: biographical, functional, adversarial
12 terms
American Literature 11 Unit 12
•• AUTHOR ••
Bret Harte ... - Was the first prose writ…
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman ... - A New Engla…
•• TERMS ••
•• WORK ••
The Boom in the Calaveras Clarion ... - Set in the same country…
A Village Singer ... - This is the story of Candace Whitcomb, wh…
•• DEFINITION ••
•• AUTHOR ••
•• WORK ••
Bret Harte ... - Was the first prose writ…
The Boom in the Calaveras Clarion ... - Set in the same country…
20 terms
American Literature - Honors - 11 - Vocabulary
Approbation
Expostulate
Jaded
Provinicial
Praise or Approval
Disagree with something or argue against it
Fatigued by overworked; Dull, Apathetic, Cynical
Lacking urban refinement; Of local or restricted outlook
Approbation
Praise or Approval
Expostulate
Disagree with something or argue against it
28 terms
American Literature Test 11
Who wrote "The Coin"?
Who wrote "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi…
Who wrote "Velvet Shoes"?
Who wrote "Fog"
Sara Teasdale
Vachel Lindsay
Elinor Wylie
Carl Sandburg
Who wrote "The Coin"?
Sara Teasdale
Who wrote "Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi…
Vachel Lindsay
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Honors American Literature: Vocab #11
SER
CERT
NEX
LIG, LIA
"Join"
"To separate, distinguish, decide"
"Connect, bind"
"To bind"
SER
"Join"
CERT
"To separate, distinguish, decide"
16 terms
American Literature 11 Unit 9
American Literature in the 19th century:
Spirituals ... - The developed their own…
Popular Songs... - Reflects whats importa…
Stephen Foster ... - America's most belov…
- A rich treasury of ballads, spirituals, hymns, songs, and s…
- Nobody Knows de Trouble I See... - Were You There?... - Swing Low…
- John Henry ... • A railroad steel driver.... • Was a popular ba…
- Oh! Susanna ... - My Old Kentucky Home
American Literature in the 19th century:
- A rich treasury of ballads, spirituals, hymns, songs, and s…
Spirituals ... - The developed their own…
- Nobody Knows de Trouble I See... - Were You There?... - Swing Low…
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American Literature 11: Unit 5
•• A U T H O R ••
Captain John Smith
Roger Williams... - A pioneer of religiou…
Anne Bradstreet... - Was the first poet t…
•• S T O R Y ••
Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
from A Key into the Language of America
The Auhtor to Her Book
•• A U T H O R ••
•• S T O R Y ••
Captain John Smith
Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
10 terms
American Literature Unit 7 Vocabulary (11-20)
martinet
obviate
renegade
reprehensible
(n.) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
(n.) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; (adj.) trait…
(adj.) deserving blame or punishment
martinet
(n.) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
obviate
(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
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American Literature 11 Unit 10
•• AUTHOR ••
Jonathan Edwards ... - Colonial America's…
Charles G. Finney ... - Was the greatest…
Billy Sunday ... - "The greatest gospel p…
•• WORKS ••
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God ... - Edwards preahced this…
SELFISHNESS Not True Religion
Nuts for Skeptics to Crack
•• AUTHOR ••
•• WORKS ••
Jonathan Edwards ... - Colonial America's…
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God ... - Edwards preahced this…
10 terms
American Literature Unit 6 Vocabulary (11-20)
officious
ominous
pinnacle
premeditated
(adj.) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or…
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
(n.) a high peak or point
(adj., part.) considered beforehand, deliberately planned
officious
(adj.) meddling; excessively forward in offering services or…
ominous
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
10 terms
American Literature 11: Unit 7
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:... - Was the…
John Greenleaf Whittier:... - Was a man w…
James Russell Lowell:
•• WORK(S) ••
(1) The Village Blacksmith:... - One of Longfellow's most popula…
(1) The Book Our Mothers Read from Miriam:... - Basically talks…
(1) from The Present Crisis:... - skim it. ... (2) The Courtin':... -…
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
•• WORK(S) ••
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:... - Was the…
(1) The Village Blacksmith:... - One of Longfellow's most popula…
20 terms
American literature vocabulary list 11
Satire
Secular
Sapient
Sobriquet
N. The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, ridicule to expose…
Adj. Denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that hav…
Adj. Wise, or attempting to appear wise
N. A person's nickname
Satire
N. The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, ridicule to expose…
Secular
Adj. Denoting attitudes, activities, or other things that hav…
18 terms
American Literature 11: Unit 6
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
William Cullen Bryant:... - What Washingt…
Edgar Allan Poe*:... - Dude with problems…
•• TERMS ••
•• WORK(S) ••
(1) Thanatopsis*: ... - Thanatopsis is a view of or meditation o…
(1) Annabel Lee: ... - Poe wrote this about his wife Virginia Cl…
•• DEFINITIONS ••
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
•• WORK(S) ••
William Cullen Bryant:... - What Washingt…
(1) Thanatopsis*: ... - Thanatopsis is a view of or meditation o…
20 terms
American Literature- Lessons 11 & 12
abound
amplitude
augment
brevity
To be great in number or amount. To be fully supplied or fill…
Greatness of size; magnitude. Fullness. Breadth or range, as…
To make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity; increase.
Briefness of duration. Concise expression; terseness.
abound
To be great in number or amount. To be fully supplied or fill…
amplitude
Greatness of size; magnitude. Fullness. Breadth or range, as…
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American Literature 11: Unit 7
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:... - Was the…
John Greenleaf Whittier:... - Was a man w…
James Russell Lowell:
•• WORK(S) ••
(1) The Village Blacksmith:... - One of Longfellow's most popula…
(1) The Book Our Mothers Read from Miriam:... - Basically talks…
(1) from The Present Crisis:... - skim it. ... (2) The Courtin':... -…
•• AUTHOR NAME & INFO ••
•• WORK(S) ••
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:... - Was the…
(1) The Village Blacksmith:... - One of Longfellow's most popula…
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