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53 terms
English- Early American literature
Preeminently
Tenuous
Opaque
Lamentable
Above all else
Slight, insubstational; not firm
Not transparent; not admitting light
Regrettable,; distressing
Preeminently
Above all else
Tenuous
Slight, insubstational; not firm
English: Movements in American Literature
Puritan Tradition
Classicism
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
Places value on the emotions, intuition:... a. love of nature... b.…
Knowledge comes to us from inside; we are all part of an Over…
Puritan Tradition
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Classicism
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
English III American Literature
History of the Puritan Era
Values of the Puritan Society
Puritan Era focus of literature,styles…
Puritan genres
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
♡ grace,plainness, divine mission,God,materialism,spiritualit…
♡ first person accounts ... ♡ poetry-personal and autobiography
History of the Puritan Era
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
Values of the Puritan Society
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
26 terms
English - American literature timeline
What is the name of the 40,000 - 20,00…
characteristics of the 40,000 - 20,000…
what is the name of the 1600 - 1800 ti…
characteristics of the 1600 - 1800 tim…
the native american time period
• there were no books yet, they told stories through oral lit…
the colonial time period
• constitution was written... • first shots of war in 1175... • ben…
What is the name of the 40,000 - 20,00…
the native american time period
characteristics of the 40,000 - 20,000…
• there were no books yet, they told stories through oral lit…
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
27 terms
English-American literature terms
Propriety
Repine
Oft
Chide (chastise)
Customs and manlrs of polite society
To complain
Old form of the word "often"
To scold
Propriety
Customs and manlrs of polite society
Repine
To complain
22 terms
English Vocabulary and American Literature
Cauterize
Embody
Ingratiate
Inundate
to burn or sear; to destroy diseased tissue
To represent in human form
To gain another's favor, by deliberate effort
To cover with water; to overwhelm
Cauterize
to burn or sear; to destroy diseased tissue
Embody
To represent in human form
13 terms
English - American Literature FINAL
abject
avarice
aversion
fatuity
lowly, miserable and wretched
greed
A strong feeling of dislike
foolishness
abject
lowly, miserable and wretched
avarice
greed
87 terms
English III AMERICAN LITERATURE
What are the 4 types of literature der…
_______ were eventually written down b…
What is an example of Native Americal…
When is Columbus Day?
Oral Stories... Explorer's Journals... Slave Narrative... -------23--5…
Oral stories
The Iroquois Constitution
October 12
What are the 4 types of literature der…
Oral Stories... Explorer's Journals... Slave Narrative... -------23--5…
_______ were eventually written down b…
Oral stories
10 terms
#2 English American Literature
Gourmand
Abrogate
Accede
Coalesce
Someone who absolutely loves eating and drinking to the point…
The act of officially abolishing or getting rid of something/…
To agree forgive one's permission to another; to go along wit…
To combine or blend or grow together into one unit
Gourmand
Someone who absolutely loves eating and drinking to the point…
Abrogate
The act of officially abolishing or getting rid of something/…
15 terms
American Literature - English 10
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
Knowledge - God, Bible, Ministers
Stories Foci - How to be a perfect "..." and why
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Puritanism
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
10 terms
English American Literature 2A
Abrasive (A)
Bilk (V)
Convert (A)
Engender (V)
causing irritation
to cheat out of something valuable
not openly shown, engaged in, or avowed
to cause to exist or to develop
Abrasive (A)
causing irritation
Bilk (V)
to cheat out of something valuable
10 terms
1) English American Literature
dictate
ingenious
discreet
impudent
to say or read aloud to others (as in giving a command or pro…
describes someone who is particularly smart or clever
describes someone who shows self-restraint or is careful not…
describes someone who is boldly disrespectful or rude
dictate
to say or read aloud to others (as in giving a command or pro…
ingenious
describes someone who is particularly smart or clever
10 terms
#5 English American Literature
Masticate
Choreographed
Tome
Anomaly
To chew or grind into small pieces
Describes something that is arranged in a particular way, as…
A massive book
Someone or something that is irregular or doesn't fit the norm
Masticate
To chew or grind into small pieces
Choreographed
Describes something that is arranged in a particular way, as…
20 terms
English: Early American Literature
Native American Era
Puritan Era
Revolutionary Era
Romanticism Era
1609 - Modern
1609 - 1750
1764 - 1789
1800 - 1850
Native American Era
1609 - Modern
Puritan Era
1609 - 1750
10 terms
#3 English American Literature
Dissonance
Misogyny
Aggregate
Wane
A lack of harmony or agreement
The hatred of women
To gather separate parts into one whole
To decrease gradually in size or degree
Dissonance
A lack of harmony or agreement
Misogyny
The hatred of women
english 10 American Literature
Early American 1
Early American 2
Early American 3
Romanticism
-Beginnings to 1800.... -First Americans: native Americans gave…
-Beginnings to 1800. ... -puritans/pilgrims: newcomers to the co…
-Beginnings to 1800.... - Age of reason: (also known as the Enli…
-1800-1870... -Known as the American Renaissance when American a…
Early American 1
-Beginnings to 1800.... -First Americans: native Americans gave…
Early American 2
-Beginnings to 1800. ... -puritans/pilgrims: newcomers to the co…
English: Native American Literature
Void
Ritual
Devious
Contend
An empty space (n)
A ceremonial act or series of such acts (n)
Shifty; not straightforward (adj)
To compete; vie (v)
Void
An empty space (n)
Ritual
A ceremonial act or series of such acts (n)
39 terms
English American Literature
what year puritanism
puritans view on god
puritans view on man
puritans view on society
1650-1750
omniscient (all knowing) ... vengeful
evil ... predestination
theocracy- government run state
what year puritanism
1650-1750
puritans view on god
omniscient (all knowing) ... vengeful
10 terms
English American Literature 3A
Abase (V)
Billow (N)
Cower (V)
Enhance (V)
to lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem
a great wave or surge of water
to shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from somethin…
to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability, or at…
Abase (V)
to lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem
Billow (N)
a great wave or surge of water
5 terms
english american literature vocab
oral tradition
origin myths
slave narrative
exploration narrative
stories passed down by word of mouth
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
autobiographical account written to express the horrors of hu…
nonfictional written account of travels to a new place
oral tradition
stories passed down by word of mouth
origin myths
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
English Native American Literature
"Song of the Sky Loom"... Song Origin:... Pu…
"Hunting Song"... Song Origin:... Purpose:
Myth
Creation Myth
Tewa... Sung in religious rituals
Navajo... Sung by men to prepare for the hunt
Traditional story, passed down through generations, that expl…
Explains how the universe, earth, life began.
"Song of the Sky Loom"... Song Origin:... Pu…
Tewa... Sung in religious rituals
"Hunting Song"... Song Origin:... Purpose:
Navajo... Sung by men to prepare for the hunt
65 terms
English American Literature
usurp
despot
tyranny
assent
v take position of power illegally or forcefully
n ruler who holds absolute power, typically oppressive
n cruel and oppressive rule
v to express approval or agreement
usurp
v take position of power illegally or forcefully
despot
n ruler who holds absolute power, typically oppressive
10 terms
English~ American Literature STORIES
John Smith
William Bradford
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
The General History if Virginia (historical account)
Of Plymouth Plantation (historical account)
"Upon the Burning of Our House"
"To My Dear and Loving Husband"
John Smith
The General History if Virginia (historical account)
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation (historical account)
12 terms
English Native American literature
Cauterize v.
Copious adj.
Countenance n.
Consternation n.
To burn or sear;to destroy diseased tissur
In large amounts, abundant
Appearance, especially the expression of the face
State of paralyzingly dismay; horror
Cauterize v.
To burn or sear;to destroy diseased tissur
Copious adj.
In large amounts, abundant
29 terms
english 10h american literature
literature
genre
prose
poetry
umbrella term used to refer to a type of art expressed in wri…
refers to a major literary category. Prose, poetry, drama.
Articles, autobiographies, novels, essays, and editorials. wr…
type of literature in which words are selected and strung tog…
literature
umbrella term used to refer to a type of art expressed in wri…
genre
refers to a major literary category. Prose, poetry, drama.
18 terms
#1 English American Literature
Abate
Myriad
Aberration
Captivate
The act of something becoming less or something of its strength
Countless or extremely great number
Departure from what is normal, usual, or expected
To accurate and hold the attention or interest
Abate
The act of something becoming less or something of its strength
Myriad
Countless or extremely great number
30 terms
English American literature
Ben franklin
Thomas Jefferson
William Bradford
Ben Franklin2
Autobiography
Declaration of Independence
Of Plymouth and plantation
Poor Richards almanack
Ben franklin
Autobiography
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
57 terms
English 2016 american literature
Aesthetic
affinity
Auspicious
Beguile
pertaining to beauty
an attraction to
signaling favorable or promising results
to deceive; to charm; to enchant... Brevity
Aesthetic
pertaining to beauty
affinity
an attraction to
23 terms
English Vocabulary American Literature
perpetual
sanctity
perennial
calamity
continuing forever or for a very long time without stopping
the quality or state of being holy, very important or valuable
living for several years or for many years; having a life cyc…
an event that causes great harm or suffering
perpetual
continuing forever or for a very long time without stopping
sanctity
the quality or state of being holy, very important or valuable
11 terms
English/American Literature Timeline
Anglo-Saxon
Medieval
Renaissance
The Restoration & Eighteenth Century
British (1)... 449-1066
British (2)... 1066-1485
British (3)... 1485-1660
British (4)... 1660-1798
Anglo-Saxon
British (1)... 449-1066
Medieval
British (2)... 1066-1485
25 terms
American Literature - English III
The Crisis
Letters from an American Farmer
Speech at the Virginia Convention
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
By Thomas Paine... Colonial America
By Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur
By Patrick Henry... Colonial America
By Benjamin Franklin... Colonial America
The Crisis
By Thomas Paine... Colonial America
Letters from an American Farmer
By Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur
English - American Literature
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness…
Gilead
The Spook Who Sat By the Door
Mark Twain
Cormac McCarthy
Marilynn Robinson
Sam Greenlee
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness…
Cormac McCarthy
15 terms
English American Literature
Puritans and Pilgrims
work ethic
genre/style
Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)
-separated from Anglican church of England, religion dominate…
believe in hard work, no-frills living
sermons, diaries, personal narratives, slave narratives, inst…
first published american poet, "To my Dear and Loving Husband"
Puritans and Pilgrims
-separated from Anglican church of England, religion dominate…
work ethic
believe in hard work, no-frills living
English- American Literature
The Age of Reason
Classicism
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
The Enlightenment. 18th century.
Belief that reason is the dominating characteristic both of n…
19th century, placed importance upon the emotions and the ind…
The belief that the basic truths of the universe lie beyond t…
The Age of Reason
The Enlightenment. 18th century.
Classicism
Belief that reason is the dominating characteristic both of n…
22 terms
English and american literature periods
Anglo-saxon period
Medieval period
Renaissance period
Restoration period
(499-1066) oral story telling; major themes of this time were…
(1066-1485) time of knights and their ladies fair. Romances b…
(1485-1660) marks a shift in literature from a focus on relig…
(1660-1798) a time where the emphasis was on rules, reason, a…
Anglo-saxon period
(499-1066) oral story telling; major themes of this time were…
Medieval period
(1066-1485) time of knights and their ladies fair. Romances b…
7 terms
English: Movements in American literature.
romanticism
Transcendentalism
realism
modernism
it was taken place in the romantic era, the 18th century, It…
taken place in the 1800's, it is logic, senses or physical as…
reality of everyday life, not poetic, its like a story (chara…
the rebellious era. it is a a style of art, architecture, lit…
romanticism
it was taken place in the romantic era, the 18th century, It…
Transcendentalism
taken place in the 1800's, it is logic, senses or physical as…
12 terms
English African American Literature
Later half of the 18th century; 1700s
Sub human and incapable of mastering "…
To demonstrate that they could create…
Only in recent years have we encounter…
How far back does African American lot trace its beginnings?
Slaves were viewed as?
Main goal of early African American writing?
Correct the following statement....African American lit has b…
Later half of the 18th century; 1700s
How far back does African American lot trace its beginnings?
Sub human and incapable of mastering "…
Slaves were viewed as?
25 terms
Junior English Vocabulary and Terms for American-Puritan Literature
Puritan
Puritan Literature
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
sermon
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
Literature written by or about Puritans. Puritan Literature i…
A famous sermon written by Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards…
a kind of lecture given by a preacher
Puritan
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
Puritan Literature
Literature written by or about Puritans. Puritan Literature i…
English: African American Literature
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Toni Cade Bambara
Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker
Walter Dean Myers
Who gave the "I Have a Dream" speech?
Who wrote "Raymond's Run"?
What is Squeaky's real name?
Who wrote "The Treasure of Lemon Brown"?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Who gave the "I Have a Dream" speech?
Toni Cade Bambara
Who wrote "Raymond's Run"?
70 terms
English and American Literature
PRE-RESTORATION WRITERS
Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson
John Donne
Ben Jonson, John Donne, John Milton
Everyman in His Humour
Volpone
Death Be Not Proud
PRE-RESTORATION WRITERS
Ben Jonson, John Donne, John Milton
Ben Jonson
Everyman in His Humour
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…
english american literature test
unconscious
depths
ancestors
protruded
having a temporary loss in awareness
the deepest areas
people whom other people descended
stuck out
unconscious
having a temporary loss in awareness
depths
the deepest areas
87 terms
timeline of english and american literature
caedmon's Hymnn
Beowulf
Norman Conquest
Dante, Divine Comedy
658-80
850-900
1066
1308-1321
caedmon's Hymnn
658-80
Beowulf
850-900
87 terms
Timeline of English and American Literature
c. 658-80
c. 850-900
1066
1308-1321
Caedmon's Hymn
Beowulf
Norman Conquest
Dante, Divine Comedy
c. 658-80
Caedmon's Hymn
c. 850-900
Beowulf
English American literature quiz
American literature changes
Commerce
King Cotton
Industrial Revolution
Begins with less technology and ends with well developed tech…
Ruled North
Ruled the South
Advance into transportation and increased activity
American literature changes
Begins with less technology and ends with well developed tech…
Commerce
Ruled North
American Literature English Test
Colonial Years
Revolutionary Years
Romanticism Years
Romanticism - Transcendentalism Years
1620-1750
1750-1800
1800-1860
1830-1850
Colonial Years
1620-1750
Revolutionary Years
1750-1800
14 terms
American Literature Timeline H-English
Native Americans
Puritanism
Rationalism "The Enlightenment"
Puritan authors
arrived 40,000-20,000 B.C.... -oral tradition ... -used stories to…
1600-1800 (first american colonies, salem witch trials)... -wrot…
1750-1800 (Revolutionary war, constitution, bill of rights, D…
William Bradford(of Plymouth Plantation)... Anne Bradstreet (poe…
Native Americans
arrived 40,000-20,000 B.C.... -oral tradition ... -used stories to…
Puritanism
1600-1800 (first american colonies, salem witch trials)... -wrot…
24 terms
English Early American Literature
1607 Where?
1607 Who?
1607 Why?
1607 Religion?
Jamestown
John Smith
Nationalism/ Expansionism/ Riches/ Resources/ Adventure
Anglicanism
1607 Where?
Jamestown
1607 Who?
John Smith
American Literature english test
persuasive appeals
authors of the Declaration of Independ…
What is the primary strength of the De…
What are the self-evident truths? What…
1. emotions and feelings... 2. logic (to show that an argument i…
Thomas Jefferson with help from Ben Franklin and John Adams
the persuasive style of writing; appealing to the reader's em…
equality, unalienable rights ("life, liberty, and the pursuit…
persuasive appeals
1. emotions and feelings... 2. logic (to show that an argument i…
authors of the Declaration of Independ…
Thomas Jefferson with help from Ben Franklin and John Adams
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