Study sets matching "america american literature language arts wild"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "america american literature language arts wild"

24 terms
Learning language arts through Literature American Lessons 1-3
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Narrator
The act of describing the character
Method that describes character by what he does and says
Method that describes the character by giving mere details in…
The person who tells the story
Characterization
The act of describing the character
Direct characterization
Method that describes character by what he does and says
6 terms
English Language Arts Content Knowledge: American Literature Timeline
The Puritan Period
The Colonial Period
The Revolutionary Period
The Nationalist Period
1625-1660
1630-1760
1760-1787
1828-1836
The Puritan Period
1625-1660
The Colonial Period
1630-1760
24 terms
American Literature - Unit Three Vocabulary
element
emphasis
conflict
create
piece
stress
problem
bring into existence
element
piece
emphasis
stress
75 terms
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…
30 terms
American Literature Overview
Pre-Colonial Period dates
Colonial Period dates
Romantic Period dates
Realistic Period dates
-1600
1630-1800
1800-1860
1860-1914
Pre-Colonial Period dates
-1600
Colonial Period dates
1630-1800
11 terms
American Literature Unit II Content Vocabulary
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Realism
Naturalism
A movement in literature and art during the late 18th and ear…
A nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
A 19th century artistic movement in which writers and painter…
A nineteenth-century literary movement that was an extension…
Romanticism
A movement in literature and art during the late 18th and ear…
Transcendentalism
A nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
24 terms
Unit III Content Vocabulary-American Literature
The American Dream
Aftermath
Destruction
Narrative Writing
An idea of success that usually involves owning a house, bein…
consequence; events following some occurrence or calamity
the act of taking down or destroying something that was built
writing that tells a story
The American Dream
An idea of success that usually involves owning a house, bein…
Aftermath
consequence; events following some occurrence or calamity
12.4 American Literature and Arts
Herman Melville
Louisa May Alcott
Transcendentalism
Henry David Thoreau
American writer whose experiences at sea provided the factual…
American writer and reformer best known for her largely autob…
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
American transcendentalist who was against a government that…
Herman Melville
American writer whose experiences at sea provided the factual…
Louisa May Alcott
American writer and reformer best known for her largely autob…
85 terms
AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
20 terms
Holt Literature -The All-American Slurp
lavishly (adv.)
mortified (v. but used as an adj.)
spectacle (n.)
to follow suit (v.)
abundantly, plentifully, ornately, richly decorated ... (The ro…
ashamed, embarrassed ... (Mary was mortified at making a mistak…
strange or remarkable sight ... (The colored lights were a spec…
to follow along doing the same thing ... (One goose flew and th…
lavishly (adv.)
abundantly, plentifully, ornately, richly decorated ... (The ro…
mortified (v. but used as an adj.)
ashamed, embarrassed ... (Mary was mortified at making a mistak…
105 terms
American Literature EOC Terms
Alliteration
Flashback
Foreshadowing
Hyperbole
Repeating identical beginning consonant sounds
The author interrupts the scene of a narrative to tell about…
An author gives hints or clues as to what will happen in a st…
Exaggeration for emphasis or humorous effect
Alliteration
Repeating identical beginning consonant sounds
Flashback
The author interrupts the scene of a narrative to tell about…
13 terms
Learning Literature Through American Literature - Literature Terms Week 1
short story
character
characterization
direct characterization
a fictional writing in prose form that has a limited number o…
a person who appears in a story
determining the physical appearance and personality through a…
a characterization method that describes the character by wha…
short story
a fictional writing in prose form that has a limited number o…
character
a person who appears in a story
11 terms
8th Grade Week 3: Language Arts 1 (Literary Analysis 1)
conflict
resolution
subplot
central character
(n or v.) - a problem between characters or a character and t…
(n.) - the way the conflict is resolved, and it isn't always…
(n.) - a smaller story inside the main story
(n.) - a main, important person in a story
conflict
(n or v.) - a problem between characters or a character and t…
resolution
(n.) - the way the conflict is resolved, and it isn't always…
Language Arts Lesson 54 World Literature
World Literature... Definition
What world literature means
Scotland
Bruce and the Spider (Scotland) -- 1
•World literature refers to literature from all over the worl…
Look for:... -Setting -- time and place... -Characters --... *cultu…
•Northern third of the island of Great Britain/shares a land…
Hundreds of years ago there was a king of Scotland and his na…
World Literature... Definition
•World literature refers to literature from all over the worl…
What world literature means
Look for:... -Setting -- time and place... -Characters --... *cultu…
32 terms
AHS American Literature-Final
Allusion
Ambiguity
Antihero
Context
a reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
a technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
A protagonist who is the opposite of a traditional hero. They…
the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or fo…
Allusion
a reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
Ambiguity
a technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
11 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
29 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
22 terms
American Literature and Composition Unit 6 vocabulary
Anomalous
Arbiter
Aspersion
Bizarre
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n.) One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
(n.) A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slanderin…
(adj.) Extremely strange, unusual, weird
Anomalous
(adj.) Abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Arbiter
(n.) One having power to decide a matter at issue; a judge, u…
40 terms
Fall Junior Language Arts Review
simple sentence
compound sentence
complex sentence
compound-complex sentence
contains only one independent clause
contains two independent clauses
contains one independent and one or more dependent clauses
contains two or more independent clauses and one or more depe…
simple sentence
contains only one independent clause
compound sentence
contains two independent clauses
31 terms
Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
imitates a sound
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
17 terms
Figurative Language
simile
personification
metaphor
onomatopoeia
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
A comparison of two unlike things
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
simile
Comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
personification
A nonhuman subject is given human characteristics
AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
Lit Terms --Into the Wild
Biography
Autobiography
Epigraph
Anecdote
a written account of somebody else's life
When somebody else writes an account of their own life
a quote or reference at the start of a chapter of a book that…
A short story, usually one that is an attention getter
Biography
a written account of somebody else's life
Autobiography
When somebody else writes an account of their own life
64 terms
Praxis II Language Arts - Authors and works
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
RICHARD ADAMS
MAYA ANGELOU
RAY BRADBURY
Little Women
Watership Down- tribe of British rabbits in search of home
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings... (Civil Rights)
Fahrenheit 451
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Little Women
RICHARD ADAMS
Watership Down- tribe of British rabbits in search of home
80 terms
MTEL General Curriculum: American Literature
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Colonial Literature (HISTORY)
No real record of lit since had oral tradition, but have wood…
FOLKLORE: describes beauty/power/awe of nature... MYTH: stories…
The Walum Olum -Deleware Tribe... The Navajo Origin Legend -Nava…
1607-1763... Primary motive of Jamestown settlers was to dig/min…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
No real record of lit since had oral tradition, but have wood…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
FOLKLORE: describes beauty/power/awe of nature... MYTH: stories…
American Literature and Composition
Fiction
Drama
Poetry
Nonfiction
A literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily…
including one-act and multi-act plays
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of…
writing that tells about real people, places, and events... Info…
Fiction
A literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily…
Drama
including one-act and multi-act plays
7 terms
American Literature 1
Rhetoric
The Big Three
Diction
Syntax
___ is the choice and use of words.
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
___ is the art or study of using language effectively and per…
___ is the way an author constructs a sentence and how it aff…
Rhetoric
___ is the choice and use of words.
The Big Three
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
Major Works in American Literature
Native Son
The Long Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The Waste Land
The Grapes of Wrath
Bigger Thomas, a young black man from Chicago is a chauffer f…
a timorous man whose heart is frozen, rendering him unable to…
expressed the despair felt by many Americans and Europeans af…
tale of the Joads, a poor family that migrates from the Oklah…
Native Son
Bigger Thomas, a young black man from Chicago is a chauffer f…
The Long Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
a timorous man whose heart is frozen, rendering him unable to…
American Literature Vocabulary List 1
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
structure
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
the arrangement or framework of a sentence, paragraph, or ent…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
10 terms
Literature Terms List 7
anthropomorphism
direct characterization
implicit
explicit
the formal name for giving human qualities to animals. This w…
A literary technique whereby the author uses his own direct c…
Implied or understood though not directly expressed
Clearly stated
anthropomorphism
the formal name for giving human qualities to animals. This w…
direct characterization
A literary technique whereby the author uses his own direct c…
Vocabulary for "from An American Childhood"
translucent
piecemeal
nigh
exalt
able to transmit light but no detail of things on the other s…
one piece at a time; gradually; in pieces or fragments; apart
close in time or place
to raise something to a higher level; to praise highly
translucent
able to transmit light but no detail of things on the other s…
piecemeal
one piece at a time; gradually; in pieces or fragments; apart
17 terms
American Literature CLEP #4
Mark Twain
Jack London
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Henry James
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Sea Wolf
"An Ante-Bellum Sermon"
Daisy Miller: A Study
Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Jack London
The Sea Wolf
American Literature CLEP #4
Mark Twain
Jack London
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Henry James
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Sea Wolf
"An Ante-Bellum Sermon"
Daisy Miller: A Study
Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Jack London
The Sea Wolf
American Literature Plot Summaries
One autumn day, to escape his wife's n…
The story is set in 1790 in the countr…
Natty Bumppo is the protagonist of the…
The novel is primarily set in the uppe…
"Rip Van Winkle"
"Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
Leatherstocking Tales
The Last of the Mohicans
One autumn day, to escape his wife's n…
"Rip Van Winkle"
The story is set in 1790 in the countr…
"Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
162 terms
Praxis 5038 English Lang. Literature, Novels/Authors
James Fenimore Cooper
Last of the Mohicans
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
First novel 1820 - famous series - Leatherstocking Tales (5)…
James Fenimore Cooper - 1826... Main character- Natty Bumppo -ni…
Born in CT 1811- Wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin in outraged response…
Story of a slave sold from Kentucky into a life of danger and…
James Fenimore Cooper
First novel 1820 - famous series - Leatherstocking Tales (5)…
Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper - 1826... Main character- Natty Bumppo -ni…
25 terms
American Lit/Comp
acetic
clandestine
cosmic
devolve
Acid found in vinegar.
Secret
Relating to the universe
transfer
acetic
Acid found in vinegar.
clandestine
Secret
RCS American Lit Semester Exam
"The white ear of corn had been change…
"Build thee more stately mansions, O m…
"We hold these truths to be self-evide…
"I wanted to live deep and suck out al…
Title: Navajo Origin Legend.... Theme: Origin & Emergence.... Genre…
Title: Chambered Nautilus.... Theme: Carpe Diem. Genre: New Engl…
Author: Thomas Jefferson.... Title: The Declaration of Independe…
Author: Henry David Thoreau.... Title: Walden.... Genre: Romanticis…
"The white ear of corn had been change…
Title: Navajo Origin Legend.... Theme: Origin & Emergence.... Genre…
"Build thee more stately mansions, O m…
Title: Chambered Nautilus.... Theme: Carpe Diem. Genre: New Engl…
American Literature Vocabulary List 7
personification
process (process analysis)
rhetorical question
sarcasm
endowing non-human objects or creatures with human qualities…
a pattern of writing or speaking which is characterized by it…
a question asked merely for rhetorical effect and not requiri…
harsh, cutting language or tone intended to ridicule
personification
endowing non-human objects or creatures with human qualities…
process (process analysis)
a pattern of writing or speaking which is characterized by it…
19 terms
AA Tall Tales and Legends Language Arts
Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed
John Henry
John Henry
United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled…
John Chapman, American pioneer who introduced apple trees to…
folklore hero who is most associated with the Industrial Revo…
died with his hammer in his hand; railroad man; steel driving…
Johnny Appleseed
United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled…
Johnny Appleseed
John Chapman, American pioneer who introduced apple trees to…
Figurative Language
figurative language
simile
metaphor
hyperbole
language used by writers to produce images in readers' minds…
a comparison of two things using like or as
a direct comparison of two different things
extreme exaggeration
figurative language
language used by writers to produce images in readers' minds…
simile
a comparison of two things using like or as
Lang Arts: RL 8.2 and RL 8.6 Literature Vocabulary
Theme
Summary
Objective
Central idea/Main Idea
A universal lesson or message about a topic in a text. It is…
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read. A b…
Factual, related to reality or physical objects; not influenc…
The key point made in a written passage; the chief topic. The…
Theme
A universal lesson or message about a topic in a text. It is…
Summary
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read. A b…
23 terms
American Lit/Comp Set #11
Affinity
Affinity
Bacchanalian
Blasphemous
An attraction to or liking for something
A natural relationship, a kinship
Wild and drunken
Showing irreverence for God
Affinity
An attraction to or liking for something
Affinity
A natural relationship, a kinship
5 terms
American Arts
Edgar Allen Poe
Noah Webster
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
inventor of the detective fiction genre
the father of american scholarship and education
a reclusive poet known for her unique poems was also one of t…
a European poet that influenced the nineteenth-century for Am…
Edgar Allen Poe
inventor of the detective fiction genre
Noah Webster
the father of american scholarship and education
25 terms
Junior English Vocabulary for American Lit./Native American Mythology
homage
genre
iconic
interpret
something done to show honor and respect for someone or somet…
a category or type of something, as in music, movies, or books
very well known
figure out the meaning of something
homage
something done to show honor and respect for someone or somet…
genre
a category or type of something, as in music, movies, or books
20 terms
Language Arts II - Unit 12 Vocabulary (Sentences)
Of all England's monarchs, Edward VIII…
The nation will ______ its highest civ…
Whenever I go beach-combing, I take al…
All _____ household liquids, such as d…
abdicate
bestow
capacious
caustic
Of all England's monarchs, Edward VIII…
abdicate
The nation will ______ its highest civ…
bestow
17 terms
Logical Fallacies
Hasty Generalization
Post Hoc
Slippery Slope
Weak Analogy
Making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
Also known as false cause and cause/effect.... Assuming that be…
A fallacy that assumes that taking a first step will lead to…
An argument that relies on an analogy between two or more obj…
Hasty Generalization
Making assumptions about a whole group or range of cases base…
Post Hoc
Also known as false cause and cause/effect.... Assuming that be…
15 terms
Into the Wild Characters
Jon Krakauer
Chris McCandless
Jim Gallien
Wayne Westerberg
author of into the wild, loves mountain climbing, life is par…
graduated from emory college, known as Alexander Supertramp,…
electrician, drives chris to the stampede trail, last person…
owner of a grain elevator in Carthrage, South Dakota, offerer…
Jon Krakauer
author of into the wild, loves mountain climbing, life is par…
Chris McCandless
graduated from emory college, known as Alexander Supertramp,…
Language Arts Unit 1 vocab
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of de…
Approbation
The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; offi…
Assuage
To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
162 terms
NC General Curriculum: Language Arts 1
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
Colonial Literature (HISTORY)
No real record of lit since had oral tradition, but have wood…
FOLKLORE: describes beauty/power/awe of nature... MYTH: stories…
The Walum Olum -Deleware Tribe... The Navajo Origin Legend -Nava…
1607-1763... Primary motive of Jamestown settlers was to dig/min…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
No real record of lit since had oral tradition, but have wood…
Pre-Colonial / Early Am. Indian Lit. (…
FOLKLORE: describes beauty/power/awe of nature... MYTH: stories…
MS Language Arts Praxis
Publishing
One
A pattern of meaning beyond what is ev…
Meursault
Sharing one's writing with others is part of which stage of w…
Holistic scoring rubrics usually consist of the following num…
Which definition listed below best describes allegory?
"Maman died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don't know. I got a…
Publishing
Sharing one's writing with others is part of which stage of w…
One
Holistic scoring rubrics usually consist of the following num…
1 of 10