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American Literature- Early America
What is a myth?
What do creation myths do?
What are origin myths?
Can elements of creation and origin my…
It's an anonymous, traditional story that relies on the super…
They tell how the world and human beings came to exist
They are myths that explain how a phenomenon came to be or wh…
Yes
What is a myth?
It's an anonymous, traditional story that relies on the super…
What do creation myths do?
They tell how the world and human beings came to exist
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UNIT ONE 10th American Literature Unit Test (Early America literature)
How the World Was Made
The Summer of Black Widows
Prayer to the Pacific
How the Leopard Got His Claws
Cherokee
Sherman Alexie
Leslie Marmon Silko
Chinua Achebe and John Iroaganachi
How the World Was Made
Cherokee
The Summer of Black Widows
Sherman Alexie
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Early American Literature Vocab
tedious
adversity
barbarian
desolate
tiresome, boring
a state of misfortune
one who is not thought to be civilized
lacking inhabitants
tedious
tiresome, boring
adversity
a state of misfortune
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Early American Literature Background
Puritans
Idealistic leader and practical innova…
England
Religious
Which early American group is thought of as grim judgmentalis…
What are the main two Puritan themes?
Where did most early colonist leave when coming to the America?
What was the primary reason for immigrants to New England?
Puritans
Which early American group is thought of as grim judgmentalis…
Idealistic leader and practical innova…
What are the main two Puritan themes?
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Early American Literature Vocab
tedious
adversity
barbarian
desolate
tiresome, boring
a state of misfortune
one who is not thought to be civilized
lacking inhabitants
tedious
tiresome, boring
adversity
a state of misfortune
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
peril
habitation
subject to
adversity
great danger of being harmed
the act of living in a place
affected by something in a negative way
a situation in which you have a lot of problems that seems to…
peril
great danger of being harmed
habitation
the act of living in a place
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American History: Early America
3/5 Compromise
Federalist Papers
Articles of Confederation
The Constitution
a slave would count as three-fifths of a person for represent…
articles written by Federalists Alexander Hamilton, James Mad…
first constitution of the US, it made the federal government…
second constitution of the US; stronger federal government, c…
3/5 Compromise
a slave would count as three-fifths of a person for represent…
Federalist Papers
articles written by Federalists Alexander Hamilton, James Mad…
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Early American Literature
Persecute
Creed
Somber
Heathen
to treat cruelly or harshly because of political, religious,…
A statement of belief
Dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
An uncivilized or irreligious person
Persecute
to treat cruelly or harshly because of political, religious,…
Creed
A statement of belief
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Literature of Early America
Christopher Columbus
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Anne Bradstreet
Native Americans
...
Largest settlement of the north, founded by religious reforme…
A puritian poet
...
Christopher Columbus
...
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Largest settlement of the north, founded by religious reforme…
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
Countenance
Deposed
Rendezvous
Feigned
appearance; especially facial expression
to remove from office
an agreement between two people to meet at a certain place an…
pretended
Countenance
appearance; especially facial expression
Deposed
to remove from office
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Early American Literature
enmity
inherently
luxuriant
nocturnal
hostility; hatred
related to part of something's inmost nature
characterized by abundant growth
occurring at night
enmity
hostility; hatred
inherently
related to part of something's inmost nature
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The literature of Early America
Hawthorne
Melville
Stowe
Irving
The Scarlet Letter
Moby-Dick
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Rip Van Winkle/ Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon
Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter
Melville
Moby-Dick
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Early American Literature
Time Period for Early American Literat…
New England, Middle, Southern
Jamestown, 1607
John Smith
1500 - 1800
What are the three divisions of colonies?
What/when was the first English settlement established in the…
Who established Jamestown?
Time Period for Early American Literat…
1500 - 1800
New England, Middle, Southern
What are the three divisions of colonies?
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Early American Literature
allusion
aphorism
apocalypse
archetype
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
(n.) - total devastation, the end of the world - predicted in…
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
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Early America/American Colonies
Virginia Company
Starving Time
John Smith
Powhatan
Joint-Stock Company in London that received a charter for the…
Jamestown winter of 1609 - 1610; 90% of the settlement's popu…
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
tribe that lived near Jamestown that originally helped coloni…
Virginia Company
Joint-Stock Company in London that received a charter for the…
Starving Time
Jamestown winter of 1609 - 1610; 90% of the settlement's popu…
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Early American Literature Vocab
oral tradition
pamphlet
abdicate
despotism
stories are passed down through stories
how revolutionary writers shared their message
to give up responsibility
government by a ruler with unlimited power
oral tradition
stories are passed down through stories
pamphlet
how revolutionary writers shared their message
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
countenance
deposed
rendezvous
feigned
expression
forced to give up their position
a meeting, often a secret one, that you arrange with someone…
faked
countenance
expression
deposed
forced to give up their position
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Early America Literature 2
Murmur
Mutter
Omnipotent
Oppressor
(N) a soft indistinct sound made by a person or group of peop…
(N) a barely audible utterance.... (V) say something in a low o…
(Adj) having very great or unlimited authority or power.
(N) An absolute ruler who treats people in a unfair or cruel…
Murmur
(N) a soft indistinct sound made by a person or group of peop…
Mutter
(N) a barely audible utterance.... (V) say something in a low o…
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Early America/American Revolution
Sugar Act
Proclamation of 1763
Committees of Correspondence
Salutary Neglect
halved the duty on foreign made molasses, placed duties on ce…
law forbidding English colonists from settling west of the Ap…
Organization founded by Samuel Adams consisting of a system o…
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colon…
Sugar Act
halved the duty on foreign made molasses, placed duties on ce…
Proclamation of 1763
law forbidding English colonists from settling west of the Ap…
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Early American Literature--CP
inverted syntax
hyperbole
pictographs
oral tradition
when word order is rearranged, like "In silent night when res…
extreme exaggeration, like "I prize thy love more than whole…
symbolic drawings that Native-Americans used to communicate
how Native-American stories were passed from generation to ge…
inverted syntax
when word order is rearranged, like "In silent night when res…
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration, like "I prize thy love more than whole…
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Early America/American Colonies
Virginia Company
Starving Time
John Smith
Powhatan
Joint-Stock Company in London that received a charter for the…
Jamestown winter of 1609 - 1610; 90% of the settlement's popu…
Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict…
tribe that lived near Jamestown that originally helped coloni…
Virginia Company
Joint-Stock Company in London that received a charter for the…
Starving Time
Jamestown winter of 1609 - 1610; 90% of the settlement's popu…
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
perspective
Puritan view of life
Puritan themes
Puritans
a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a…
work ethic, goal-centeredness, duty before pleasure
our country's role as idealistic leader and practical innovat…
wanted to purify the Church of England
perspective
a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a…
Puritan view of life
work ethic, goal-centeredness, duty before pleasure
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Early American Literature and History
Oral Tradition
Puratinism
Large Forests
Wilderness, Community, and Individualism
The art form of passing stories by spoken word, rather than w…
The primary Religion of the first American colonists.
The new nation's primary natural environment
The three common themes of early American literature.
Oral Tradition
The art form of passing stories by spoken word, rather than w…
Puratinism
The primary Religion of the first American colonists.
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Early Days of American Literature
oral tradition
Native American literature
narratives
creation stories
performing and sharing of stories from person to person
earliest form of American Literature
stories used to entertain and teach
stories that told about the first parents and/or migration
oral tradition
performing and sharing of stories from person to person
Native American literature
earliest form of American Literature
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Early American Literature
enmity
inherently
luxuriant
nocturnal
hostility; hatred
related to part of something's inmost nature
characterized by abundant growth
occurring at night
enmity
hostility; hatred
inherently
related to part of something's inmost nature
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Early American Literature Quotes
"So that thus it is, that natural men…
"Therefore let every one that is out o…
"My pleasant things in ashes lie, And…
"The stench of the hold while we were…
Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God
Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God
Anne Bradstreet
Oladuh Equiano
"So that thus it is, that natural men…
Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God
"Therefore let every one that is out o…
Sinners at the Hands of an Angry God
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Early American Literature 3
manifold
omnipotent
ineffable
dolorous
complex, many
All-powerful
Inexpressible
sad; sorrowful
manifold
complex, many
omnipotent
All-powerful
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Early American Literature
copious
scruple
embody
cauterize
Abundant; plentiful
a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality…
to give form to; to incorporate, include; to personify
To burn or sear as with a heated iron.
copious
Abundant; plentiful
scruple
a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality…
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Enfranchise
To regard with horror or loathing; detest
One who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, rac…
To make a copy of; forge
To endow with the rights of citizenship (right to vote)
Abhor
To regard with horror or loathing; detest
Bigot
One who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, rac…
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Early American Literature Test
Narrative Accounts
Style
Tone
Types of Narrative Accounts
-tells the story of real-life events... -classified as narrative…
the writer's choice of words, details, and focus
the author's attitude toward the audience and subject e.g. se…
1.) exploration narratives... 2.) slave narratives... 3.) journals…
Narrative Accounts
-tells the story of real-life events... -classified as narrative…
Style
the writer's choice of words, details, and focus
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
profoundly
recompense
ordinance
prudence
deeply; greatly
reward; payment
religious rite, ritual, or sacrament
caution or care
profoundly
deeply; greatly
recompense
reward; payment
17 terms
Early American Literature
Years covered in time period
In Native American Literature, how wer…
Archetypal character
Creation Myth
1600-1800
Their stories were communicated through oral tradition, the p…
can be found in literary works from different cultures and ti…
-explains how the world began... -supports local customs... -explai…
Years covered in time period
1600-1800
In Native American Literature, how wer…
Their stories were communicated through oral tradition, the p…
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
scruple
nominal
copious
pestilential
(n.) feeling of uneasiness or guilt that keeps a person from…
(adj.) in name but not reality... 名义上的
(adj.) in large amounts; abundant... 丰富的
(adj.) deadly; poisonous... 瘟疫似的
scruple
(n.) feeling of uneasiness or guilt that keeps a person from…
nominal
(adj.) in name but not reality... 名义上的
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
Protrude
Ablutions
Pestilential
Copious
To project, stick out
The act of washing oneself
Harmful; annoying; troublesome; causing disease
Large in quantity; a lot of
Protrude
To project, stick out
Ablutions
The act of washing oneself
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
Predestination (n)
Piteous (adj)
To abide (v)
Sovereign (adj)
the religious belief that there is nothing a person can do in…
evoking sympathy or pity
to tolerate, to remain
supreme
Predestination (n)
the religious belief that there is nothing a person can do in…
Piteous (adj)
evoking sympathy or pity
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
protrude (v.)
ablutions (n.)
pestilential (adj.)
copious (adj.)
to extend beyond; to stick out
a cleansing with water, as a ritual
morally harmful; causing disease
large in quantity; a lot of
protrude (v.)
to extend beyond; to stick out
ablutions (n.)
a cleansing with water, as a ritual
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Early American Literature
Abate(verb)
Abound(verb)
Affirm(verb)
Afflict(verb)
To lessen, diminish, reduce
To be great in number or amount; to be fully supplied
To declare firmly; to hold to be true
To cause grievous suffering
Abate(verb)
To lessen, diminish, reduce
Abound(verb)
To be great in number or amount; to be fully supplied
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Early American Literature for AS
Winthrops Tone
Winthrops mood/imagery
Edwards Tone
Edwards mood/imagery
passionate and powerful, revereant (praises god), idealistic,…
optimistic and hopeful. uses imagery to show a sense of unity.
Beginning: critical, accusatory, negative ... End: encouraging a…
metaphors and similes to be aggressive and threatening
Winthrops Tone
passionate and powerful, revereant (praises god), idealistic,…
Winthrops mood/imagery
optimistic and hopeful. uses imagery to show a sense of unity.
25 terms
Early American Literature
abhor
aloof
appease
avarice
find repugnant
remote in manner
make peace with
extreme greed for material wealth
abhor
find repugnant
aloof
remote in manner
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Early American Literature Test
Myth
Trickster Tale
Archeypal
Historical Narratives
A traditional story, supernatural being as well as human hero…
type of folktale that features an animal or human character w…
Type of character that can be found in literary works from di…
These accounts for real life historical experiences can be fr…
Myth
A traditional story, supernatural being as well as human hero…
Trickster Tale
type of folktale that features an animal or human character w…
46 terms
Early American Literature
Iroquois tribe
Okanogan tribe
Sherman Alexie
William Bradford
"The World on the Turtle's Back"
"The Coyote and the Buffalo"
"Indian Education"
"Of Plymouth Plantation"
Iroquois tribe
"The World on the Turtle's Back"
Okanogan tribe
"The Coyote and the Buffalo"
52 terms
Early American Literature
Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony
City upon a hill
What did Puritans believe?
What values did the Puritans appreciat…
John Winthrop, he hoped to create a model state of Christian…
A reference from the Bible that says Christians are to be the…
1) Bible is the literal Word of God... 2) education and Bible st…
self-reliance, industriousness, temperance (moderation in all…
Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony
John Winthrop, he hoped to create a model state of Christian…
City upon a hill
A reference from the Bible that says Christians are to be the…
21 terms
Early American Literature
early writings of settlers consisted of
native Americans had well established
people had been living in the American…
earliest writers chronicled how
diaries, letters, and reports back home... described the land an…
communities
thousands of years
Europeans and native Americans viewed one another
early writings of settlers consisted of
diaries, letters, and reports back home... described the land an…
native Americans had well established
communities
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Early American Literature Vocab
Abate
Abound
Affirm
Afflict
(V) to decrease or to lessen
(V) to exist in large numbers
(V) to reinstate, agree to, to confirm, validate
(v) to cause pain and suffering
Abate
(V) to decrease or to lessen
Abound
(V) to exist in large numbers
21 terms
early american literature
early writings of settlers consisted of
native Americans had well established
people had been living in the American…
earliest writers chronicled how
diaries, letters, and reports back home... described the land an…
communities
thousands of years
Europeans and native Americans viewed one another
early writings of settlers consisted of
diaries, letters, and reports back home... described the land an…
native Americans had well established
communities
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Early American Literature Vocabulary
Abate
Abound
Affirm
Appease
Decrease or lessen
Be plentiful
Establish
Pacify with concessions
Abate
Decrease or lessen
Abound
Be plentiful
22 terms
Early American Literature
Why study American literature?
Characteristics of Early Americans
Puritans- What they were called
Puritans- Their beliefs
1. Shape our goals... 2. Develops perspectives on events locall…
1. Diverse ethnicities... 2. Little to no connection to country…
Called Puritans, Seperatists, and troublemakers. They called…
1. Total depravity- every human born sinful... 2. The Doctrine…
Why study American literature?
1. Shape our goals... 2. Develops perspectives on events locall…
Characteristics of Early Americans
1. Diverse ethnicities... 2. Little to no connection to country…
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Early American Literature Test
Puritains
Historical narative
Slave naratives
myth
sought to purify Church of England
accounts of real life historical experiences written by the e…
life story of a slave
a traditional story usually involving supernatural beings or…
Puritains
sought to purify Church of England
Historical narative
accounts of real life historical experiences written by the e…
43 terms
Unit One: Early American Literature
western genre
stereotypes
cultural values
memoir
popular film and TV dramas of the early 1900s that celebrated…
Fixed, overly simple and often erroneous ideas about traits,…
Collective beliefs and feelings about what is good, rational,…
A historical account or biography written from personal knowl…
western genre
popular film and TV dramas of the early 1900s that celebrated…
stereotypes
Fixed, overly simple and often erroneous ideas about traits,…
12 terms
Early American Literature
What type of government did the Purita…
Name for the people the Puritains beli…
2 Values or beliefs of the Puritans
Example of Divine Providence in Bradfo…
Theocracy... Originally intended a democracy, as stated in the M…
The Saved... The Elect
-Family... -Predestination... -Divine Providence... - Education... -Work…
-Mean guy dying from disease first... -Contributing member of so…
What type of government did the Purita…
Theocracy... Originally intended a democracy, as stated in the M…
Name for the people the Puritains beli…
The Saved... The Elect
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