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English 11 Literature Terms
Introduction ( or exposition)
Rising action
Climax
Conclusion/denouement
Introduces the setting, characters and/or conflicts in a story.
The series of events in a story leading up to the climax
The height of emotional intesity in a story.
the section of the story which ties up the loose edge
Introduction ( or exposition)
Introduces the setting, characters and/or conflicts in a story.
Rising action
The series of events in a story leading up to the climax
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Unit #6 Vocabulary (English 11 Literature)
acquiesce
allocate
allure
ardent
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit.... (synonym…
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.... (synonyms) intense, z…
acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit.... (synonym…
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
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English Literature Quiz 11
6 inches
physician
his hat
athletic games
tall were the Lilliputians
Gulliver's occupation aboard ship
the object belonging to Gulliver that the Lilliputian's find
Lilliputian's gain favor in court and gain political offices
6 inches
tall were the Lilliputians
physician
Gulliver's occupation aboard ship
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English 11 Literature Glossary
Characterization
Character
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
The method an author uses to reveal a character and their var…
An individual in a story or play
The writer tells exactly what the character's personality is…
The writer suggests what the character's personality is like
Characterization
The method an author uses to reveal a character and their var…
Character
An individual in a story or play
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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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English 11 Literature Final
Elicit
Lurid
Petulant
Hiatus
to draw forth; extract
Causing shock, horror, or revulsion; passionate in intensity…
easily irritated and upset; testy
a gap, opening, break; pause
Elicit
to draw forth; extract
Lurid
Causing shock, horror, or revulsion; passionate in intensity…
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English 11 Terms (Literature)
Couplet:
Repetition:
Hyperbole
Allusion
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
a word or phrase used more than once
a figure of speech using exaggeration, or overstatement for s…
a reference to a person, a place, an event, or a literary wor…
Couplet:
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
Repetition:
a word or phrase used more than once
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English 11 Literature Terms
Irony
Verbal Irony
Sarcasm
Dramatic Irony
In language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
A mode of expression in which the speaker or writer says the…
A style of bitter irony intended to hurt or mock its target.
A situation in which the larger implications of a character's…
Irony
In language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
Verbal Irony
A mode of expression in which the speaker or writer says the…
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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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English 11 Literature Terms
Irony
Verbal Irony
Sarcasm
Dramatic Irony
In language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
A mode of expression in which the speaker or writer says the…
A style of bitter irony intended to hurt or mock its target.
A situation in which the larger implications of a character's…
Irony
In language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
Verbal Irony
A mode of expression in which the speaker or writer says the…
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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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AP English Literature 11
Analogy
Antithesis
Periodic sentence
Pedantic
Is a comparison between two different things in order to high…
A rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of a gr…
Has the main clause or predicate at the end. This is used for…
Someone who has a very narrow focus on a subject and tends to…
Analogy
Is a comparison between two different things in order to high…
Antithesis
A rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of a gr…
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English Literature Test 11
The Convergence of the Twain
Thomas Hardy
The Second Coming
The Second Coming
What poem describes the sinking of the Titanic?
Who wrote "Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver"?
What poem describes a rough beast slouching toward Bethlehem?
"The best lack conviction, while the worst Are full of passio…
The Convergence of the Twain
What poem describes the sinking of the Titanic?
Thomas Hardy
Who wrote "Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver"?
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Unit #9 Vocabulary (English 11 Literature)
alacrity
alleviate
antithesis
appall
(n.) a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action.... Synonyms:…
(v.) to relieve, make more bearable.... Synonyms: ease, reduce,…
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast.... Synonyms: contra…
(v.) to fill with dismay or horror.... Synonyms: shock, stun, s…
alacrity
(n.) a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action.... Synonyms:…
alleviate
(v.) to relieve, make more bearable.... Synonyms: ease, reduce,…
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English 11 literature eras
1965-2015
Postmodernism (Authors)
Postmodernism (Influential people)
Postmodernism (2 major events)
Postmodernism
william s Burroughs, john Ashbery.
Oprah Winfrey, Barack Obama.
Osama bin laden killed, 9/11.
1965-2015
Postmodernism
Postmodernism (Authors)
william s Burroughs, john Ashbery.
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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
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Unit #8 Vocabulary (English 11 Literature)
acrid
callous
clandestine
compunction
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
(adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling.... Synonyms: insensitiv…
(adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded.... Synonyms: covert, fur…
(n.) remorse, regret.... Synonyms: scruple, qualm, misgiving, c…
acrid
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
callous
(adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling.... Synonyms: insensitiv…
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Unit #7 Vocabulary (English 11 Literature)
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly.... (Synonyms) suggest,…
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final.... (Synonyms) decisiv…
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed.... (Synonyms) disgraceful…
allude
(v.) to refer to casually or indirectly.... (Synonyms) suggest,…
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (n.) one who possesses extr…
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Colonial Literature: English 11
What does Paine mean by sunshine patro…
What do people who fight deserve?
Explain the line-"what we obtain to ch…
Why does Paine compare tyranny to hell?
The patroit wanted to support America when it was easy, bit w…
The thanks and devotion of the women and men alive
Anything handed to us we don't care about
He wants to describe how bad tyranny is, by creating the wors…
What does Paine mean by sunshine patro…
The patroit wanted to support America when it was easy, bit w…
What do people who fight deserve?
The thanks and devotion of the women and men alive
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English 11 Literature Exam
Allocate
Allure
Chastise
Contentious
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction;…
(adj.) quarrelsome, inclined to argue
Allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
Allure
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
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English 11 Literature Final
B
B
A
A
Pick the person that fits this description... This person was th…
What is the title of this work? ... "Life is real! Life is earn…
Pick the person that fits this description... This person loved…
What is the title of this work? ... "The upshot of all which is…
B
Pick the person that fits this description... This person was th…
B
What is the title of this work? ... "Life is real! Life is earn…
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English literature: chapter 11
Steamer
Sluice house
Kiln
Noose
Ship with an engine powered by steam
Building where the flow of water is controlled for industrial…
Furnace
Ring of rope
Steamer
Ship with an engine powered by steam
Sluice house
Building where the flow of water is controlled for industrial…
english 11 contemporary literature
contemporary writers like tim obrien s…
what is the chief drawback of the spre…
how did the US involvement in the Viet…
what is another name given to contempo…
madness
dehumanization on the individual
sharply divided it
post modern literature
contemporary writers like tim obrien s…
madness
what is the chief drawback of the spre…
dehumanization on the individual
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English 11 Literature Final
This person was the most famous poet o…
What is the title of this work? ... "Lif…
This person loved to explore the count…
What is the title of this work? ... "The…
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Psalm of life
Washington Irving
the devil and tom walker
This person was the most famous poet o…
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What is the title of this work? ... "Lif…
The Psalm of life
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English 11 - Final Exam Review 2016 - Literature
fiction
fantasy
utopia
anachronism
a story that does not take place in the real world
a story that includes magical elements
a perfect world
something that is not in the correct time period
fiction
a story that does not take place in the real world
fantasy
a story that includes magical elements
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ENGLISH LITERATURE GRADE 11 & 12
author's purpose
audience
style
habitation
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
the intended reader of a piece
An author's characteristic manner of expression
the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said…
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
audience
the intended reader of a piece
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11 english literature; Restoration Era
Country
Wife
Christian
Two lines that rhyme with each other,…
William Wycherley (1641-1715) wrote his Restoration Comedy Th…
The Country _____ took a scornful look at morals and justifie…
Admittance to the Celestial City is the goal of which charact…
Which of the following best describes a heroic couplet?... A si…
Country
William Wycherley (1641-1715) wrote his Restoration Comedy Th…
Wife
The Country _____ took a scornful look at morals and justifie…
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Unit #10 Vocabulary (English 11 Literature)
mandatory
nondescript
rescind
vivacious
(adj.) required, obligatory.... Synonyms: obligatory, compulsor…
(adj.) ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified.... Syn…
(v.) to repeal, cancel.... Synonyms: revoke, repeal, cancel, re…
(adj.) lively, sprightly, full of energy.... Synonyms: lively,…
mandatory
(adj.) required, obligatory.... Synonyms: obligatory, compulsor…
nondescript
(adj.) ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified.... Syn…
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english literature test 11
Unity Sallet : character
Mr. Murdstone :character
Colonel Pickering :character
Mrs. pearce :character
Tony Kytes
David Copperfield
Pygmalion
Pygmalion
Unity Sallet : character
Tony Kytes
Mr. Murdstone :character
David Copperfield
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English 11 Vocabulary: Early American Literature & History
disposition
constitute
tempered
deliberation
someone's personality or general mood
to compose, establish, or set up
made less violent or intense
careful thought or analysis
disposition
someone's personality or general mood
constitute
to compose, establish, or set up
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English 11 Frankenstein-Literature Terms
Epistolary Novel
Frame Narrative
Foreshadowing
Allusion
Novel written as a documentary or letter
Literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece…
Be a warning or indication
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Epistolary Novel
Novel written as a documentary or letter
Frame Narrative
Literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece…
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English and Literature Test 11
What was the rebirth of culture that b…
In what year did Martin Luther post hi…
Luther translated the bible into what…
What English reformer influenced John…
Italian Renaissance
1517
German
Wilcliff
What was the rebirth of culture that b…
Italian Renaissance
In what year did Martin Luther post hi…
1517
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Modern Literature Test English 11
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
anyone lived in a pretty how town
Tableau
Incident
TS Eliot
ee cummings
Countee Cullen
Countee Cullen
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
TS Eliot
anyone lived in a pretty how town
ee cummings
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ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE (ENGLISH) 11/16
Plot
Exposition
Initial Conflict
Rising Action
a series of events that are related to each other through Cau…
Background, Characters+action... 1. Usually at beginning
first event that turns the action upward toward a climax.... 1.W…
Series of Event that rise to climax... 1.Events have a cause-eff…
Plot
a series of events that are related to each other through Cau…
Exposition
Background, Characters+action... 1. Usually at beginning
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AP English Literature Vocab 11
Austere
Corpulent
Derisive
Effeminate
Severe in manner or appearance
Large or bulky in body; stout
Characterized by expressing derision or mocking
A male having traits otherwise considered feminine
Austere
Severe in manner or appearance
Corpulent
Large or bulky in body; stout
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English I - Literature Vocabulary #11
luxuriant
malicious
mandate
maneuver
thick; growing in great abundance
spiteful
require; formally order
skillful movement
luxuriant
thick; growing in great abundance
malicious
spiteful
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English 11 Literature Unit 1 Review
Why did Columbus keep his JOURNAL OF T…
How does Columbus's JOURNAL OF THE FIR…
Which of these passages from JOURNAL O…
According to JOURNAL OF THE FIRST VOYA…
to inform his patrons about his trip
He compared his discoveries with things in Spain.
"A thousand . . . sorts of trees . . . with a wonderfully del…
He needed to show proof of his journeys.
Why did Columbus keep his JOURNAL OF T…
to inform his patrons about his trip
How does Columbus's JOURNAL OF THE FIR…
He compared his discoveries with things in Spain.
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Early American Literature English 11
primary audience
secondary audience
purpose
tone
the particular individual or group the writer is addressing
the individual or group other than intended audience who will…
to inform, persuade, explain, entertain or analyze
an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience, and…
primary audience
the particular individual or group the writer is addressing
secondary audience
the individual or group other than intended audience who will…
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English 11 Literature Term 1
Alliteration
Anglo Saxon Poet
Anonymous
Antagonist
This is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning o…
The poetry which was written between the 7th and 12th centuri…
This means to have an unknown or withheld authorship
This is usually the principal character in opposition to the…
Alliteration
This is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning o…
Anglo Saxon Poet
The poetry which was written between the 7th and 12th centuri…
44 terms
English 11 - Short Stories/Gothic Literature
setting
plot
exposition
inciting incident
time, place, and culture of a story
the events of a story, what happens
characters and setting are introduced
this is the spark of the action; the status quo is disturbed
setting
time, place, and culture of a story
plot
the events of a story, what happens
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AP English Literature: List 11
Innovative
Intuition
Laudatory
Languid
Introducing something new
Direct perception of truth
Giving praise
Lacking in the vigor or vitality; slack or slow
Innovative
Introducing something new
Intuition
Direct perception of truth
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English literature 11-21-16
Tone
Mood
Draw conclusion
Prediction
Attitude a writer takes toward a subject
A climate or emotional setting that takes place
You need to put together various pieces of information- from…
A reasonable guess about what will happen next
Tone
Attitude a writer takes toward a subject
Mood
A climate or emotional setting that takes place
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English 11 American Literature The Great Gatsby Review
Owl eyes
Wilson
Wolfshiem
Tom Buchanan
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
"God knows what you've been doing... You may fool me, but you…
"let us learn to show friendship for a man when he is alive a…
"Civilization's going to pieces... It's up to us, who are the…
Owl eyes
"I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might…
Wilson
"God knows what you've been doing... You may fool me, but you…
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Pieces of Literature in English 11 Honors
Civil Disobedience
The Battle With Mr. Covey
Of Mice and Men
The Great Gatsby
Henry Thoreau
Frederick Douglass
John Steinbeck
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Civil Disobedience
Henry Thoreau
The Battle With Mr. Covey
Frederick Douglass
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AP English Language & Literature 11
Telegraphic Sentence
Short Sentence
Medium Sentence
Long & Involved Sentence
Shorter than 5 words in length.
Approximately 5 words in length.
Approximately 18 words in length.
30 words or more in length.
Telegraphic Sentence
Shorter than 5 words in length.
Short Sentence
Approximately 5 words in length.
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English 11 Literature Terms for Crucible
Conceit aka Extended metaphor
Parallelism aka Parallel structure
Catalog
Aphorism
An elaborate metaphor or other figure of speech that compares…
Repetition of words or phrases that have similar grammatical…
A list of things, people, or events.
A brief, cleverly worded statement, that makes a wise observa…
Conceit aka Extended metaphor
An elaborate metaphor or other figure of speech that compares…
Parallelism aka Parallel structure
Repetition of words or phrases that have similar grammatical…
38 terms
English 11 Final Exam Literature Review
Modernism
Realism
Naturalism
simile
The Modernist Period in Literature occupied the years from sh…
a concern with faithfully depicting subject matter or represe…
It is more pessimistic than Realism, primarily; writers belie…
an expressed comparison of unlike things in which the words l…
Modernism
The Modernist Period in Literature occupied the years from sh…
Realism
a concern with faithfully depicting subject matter or represe…
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English 11--Vocabulary List 35: Language and Literature
anecdote (AN ik DOHT)
bibliography (BIB lee AHG ruh fee)
bilingual (by LING gwuhl)
epic (EP ik)
N. a brief story relating an interesting or amusing incident
N. a list of works on a specific subject
ADJ. able to speak two languages equally well
N. a long narrative poem describing the feats of a legendary…
anecdote (AN ik DOHT)
N. a brief story relating an interesting or amusing incident
bibliography (BIB lee AHG ruh fee)
N. a list of works on a specific subject
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English 11 Literature Test #1
Dialect
Poetic vision
Social commentary
Alliteration
the language, particularly the speech habits, of a specific s…
Use of symbols that defines a unique philosophy, a comprehens…
Social criticism
Repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words.
Dialect
the language, particularly the speech habits, of a specific s…
Poetic vision
Use of symbols that defines a unique philosophy, a comprehens…
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Civil Rights Literature - English 11
Omniscient point of view
Stream of consciousness
Allusion
Hyperbole
The narrator is an observer of all that happens
Technique in which thoughts are presented as the mind experie…
Reference to bible, historical event, famous person.... SPIRITUALS
Extreme exaggeration
Omniscient point of view
The narrator is an observer of all that happens
Stream of consciousness
Technique in which thoughts are presented as the mind experie…
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