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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
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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…
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…
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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
109 terms
American Literature
Literature
Genre
Prose
Poetry
The umbrella term used to refer to art expressed in writing.
A category used to classify literary works, usually by form,…
Any writing that is not poetry
A type of literature in which words are selected and strung t…
Literature
The umbrella term used to refer to art expressed in writing.
Genre
A category used to classify literary works, usually by form,…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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
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…
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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…
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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
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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…
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
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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
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…
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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…
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
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
10 terms
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…
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
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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
99 terms
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
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
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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…
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Root, Prefixes, and Suffixes, Set 1
anthrop-
aque-, aqua-
duct-
aud-
human, man
water
lead
sound
anthrop-
human, man
aque-, aqua-
water
23 terms
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…
8 terms
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"
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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…
100 terms
literary terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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…
12 terms
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…
10 terms
Main Idea and Details
Main Idea: There are some unusual flav…
Main Idea: Americans love ice cream!
The main idea is the
Supporting details are statements that…
Supporting Detail: Some people enjoy garlic flavored ice cream.
Supporting Detail: Most Americans prefer vanilla over any oth…
most important point the author is trying to make.
explain or prove the author's point.
Main Idea: There are some unusual flav…
Supporting Detail: Some people enjoy garlic flavored ice cream.
Main Idea: Americans love ice cream!
Supporting Detail: Most Americans prefer vanilla over any oth…
16 terms
American Journey - Chapter 20 - Toward an Urban America - Glossary
to leave one's homeland to live elsewh…
a minority that speaks a different lan…
cramped quarters on a ship's lower dec…
a shop or factory where workers work l…
emigrate
ethnic group
steerage
sweatshop
to leave one's homeland to live elsewh…
emigrate
a minority that speaks a different lan…
ethnic group
41 terms
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…
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
15 terms
Unit 7 - The Museum
continents
Europe
North America
Asia
continents
Europe
23 terms
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…
10 terms
The Sign of the Beaver Chapters 10,11,12
suspicion
thickheaded
solemnly
muskrat
A feeling of doubt or mistrust
often described as a stubborn person
in a serious manner
beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy…
suspicion
A feeling of doubt or mistrust
thickheaded
often described as a stubborn person
15 terms
Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adj. skillful; clever
adj. visible to the naked eye
adj. foolish; inane
adj. pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
adj. skillful; clever
macroscopic
adj. visible to the naked eye
9 terms
The Great Gatsby symbolism
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
the mantle clock
the pile of shirts
New York City
God's judgment
an awkward attempt to return to the past
extravagance; excessive wealth
adventure and anonymity
the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg
God's judgment
the mantle clock
an awkward attempt to return to the past
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
94 terms
American Revolution
French & Indian War
Fort Necessity
Albany Plan of Union
Treaty of Paris
The rivalry between France and England over the Ohio River Va…
George Washington, a young Virginia colonel, was ordered to e…
Proposal by Benjamin Franklin that the colonies should unite…
This 1763 treaty ended the French & Indian War. France gave u…
French & Indian War
The rivalry between France and England over the Ohio River Va…
Fort Necessity
George Washington, a young Virginia colonel, was ordered to e…
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…
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
11 terms
Holt Literature, The Bracelet
evacuate
intern
aliens
forsaken
remove; abandon
confine; detain
outsiders; foreigners
deserted
evacuate
remove; abandon
intern
confine; detain
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