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30 terms
Honors American Literature (Fall)
Jonathan Edwards
Anne Bradstreet
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Paine
Sinners In the Hands of an angry God
To My Dear and Loving Husband
The Declaration of Independence
The Crisis
Jonathan Edwards
Sinners In the Hands of an angry God
Anne Bradstreet
To My Dear and Loving Husband
10 terms
Honors American literature vocab 1
absolve; forgiveness
adamant; unshakeable
amiable; friendly
amoral; unprincipled
to clear guilt of
firm
good natured
lacking ethical principles
absolve; forgiveness
to clear guilt of
adamant; unshakeable
firm
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Honors American Literature vocab 3
acclaim; cheer
adjacent; Next to
elicit; extract
engross; engage
praise
close
to bring out
to hold the interest of
acclaim; cheer
praise
adjacent; Next to
close
honors American literature
abstract
aesthetic
alleviate
ambivalent
general, not concrete
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
to ease a pain or a burden
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, uncertain
abstract
general, not concrete
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
14 terms
Honors American Literature Authors
John Smith
William Bradford
Jonathan Edwards
Anne Bradstreet
The General History of Virginia... Puritanism
Of Plymouth Plantation... Puritanism
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God... Puritanism
"Upon the Burning of Our House"... "To My Dear and Loving Husban…
John Smith
The General History of Virginia... Puritanism
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation... Puritanism
20 terms
Honors American Literature
beguile
benevolent
decorum
demeanor
to charm; to delight
wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentio…
appropriateness of behavior; propriety
the way one behaves or presents oneself; one's manner
beguile
to charm; to delight
benevolent
wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentio…
34 terms
Honors American Literature Final
Aliteration
Metaphore
Style
Speaker
The repititon of initial sounds in neighnoring words
The comparison of two unlike things
The writing style of an author
The main person whos eyes the story takes place
Aliteration
The repititon of initial sounds in neighnoring words
Metaphore
The comparison of two unlike things
16 terms
Honors American Literature: Puritan Literature
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Who was the author of "The Interesting…
Who was the author of "The Captivity a…
William Bradford
Jonathan Edwards
Olaudah Equiano
Mary Rowlandson
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
William Bradford
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Jonathan Edwards
35 terms
honors American literature final
Allusion
Anecdote
Concession to the opponent
Diction
reference to a well known work
brief story to make a point
respect for opponent and his argument
style of speaking or writing
Allusion
reference to a well known work
Anecdote
brief story to make a point
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Honors American Literature Final
"In A Station of the Metro"
"A Pact" To whom is this poem addresse…
"This is Just to Say" How does the spe…
"My City" How does the speaker feel ab…
Faces are compared to ______pedals on a wet, black, bough____…
Addressed to Walt Whitman, saying "although I hate your work,…
He suggests that he enjoyed them and was not guilty about eat…
-An Italian sonnet by James Weldon Johnson that depicts his l…
"In A Station of the Metro"
Faces are compared to ______pedals on a wet, black, bough____…
"A Pact" To whom is this poem addresse…
Addressed to Walt Whitman, saying "although I hate your work,…
10 terms
Honors American Literature vocab 2
curt; blunt
demoralize; dishearten
dilemma; muddle
inclination; desire
rudely brief
to discourage
a hard choice
a preference
curt; blunt
rudely brief
demoralize; dishearten
to discourage
48 terms
American Literature Honors Summer Terms
fiction
non-fiction
poetry
plot
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of…
Sequence of events in a story
fiction
Prose writing that tells about imaginary characters and events
non-fiction
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
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Honors American Literature Final
What was the date of the anglo saxon i…
Anglo Saxon period
Who were the first groups to invade Br…
Who did the Anglo Saxons push out of B…
449
449-1066
Brythons and Gaels
Romans
What was the date of the anglo saxon i…
449
Anglo Saxon period
449-1066
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Honors American Literature Vocabulary 2
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
(v) to caution or advice against something
(n) an opening, gap
(n) bandit, robber
(adj) careful, cautious
admonish
(v) to caution or advice against something
breach
(n) an opening, gap
Honors American Literature
Victuals
Oath
Cluttered
Providence
Food for human beings
Solemn appeal
To fill or litter
the protective care of God or of nature as a spiritual power
Victuals
Food for human beings
Oath
Solemn appeal
Honors American Literature Vocab
Ameliorate
Acrimonious
Exuberant
Obstinate
To make better or improve
Angry in tone or bitter
Enthusiastically cheerful/ joyously unrestrained
Unwilling to give in
Ameliorate
To make better or improve
Acrimonious
Angry in tone or bitter
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Honors American Literature Transcendentalism
Walt Whitman honored a man whose ideas…
Expressed, better than anyone before h…
One of those rare writers who appealed…
The best term, perhaps, was poet - a p…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Walt Whitman honored a man whose ideas…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Expressed, better than anyone before h…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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American literature honors
Acerbic
Bellicose
Conciliatory
Effusive
Sour or bitter in taste
Having or showing a ready disposition to fight
Making or willing to make concessions
Uttered with restrained enthusiasm
Acerbic
Sour or bitter in taste
Bellicose
Having or showing a ready disposition to fight
21 terms
Honors American literature
Allusion
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Aphorism
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, "…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Honors American Literature Authors
Between Shades of Gray
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the…
Of Plymouth Plantation
Before the Birth of One of her Children
Sepetys
Haddon
Bradford
Bradstreet
Between Shades of Gray
Sepetys
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the…
Haddon
34 terms
Honors American Literature
Catalog
Cadence
Free Verse
Assonance
list of things, people, or events
long, easy sweep of sound that echoes the Bible and the speec…
Poetry without rhyme or meter
repetition of similar vowel sounds
Catalog
list of things, people, or events
Cadence
long, easy sweep of sound that echoes the Bible and the speec…
26 terms
Honors American Literature
Puritanism
Rationalism
Realism
Romanticism
-Emphasis on work and religion... -Believed that nature and unkn…
-Focus on science and reason... -Nature is something to be studi…
-Focused more on everyday people, like poor people and crimin…
-Living life how it should be... -Individualism... -God is everywhe…
Puritanism
-Emphasis on work and religion... -Believed that nature and unkn…
Rationalism
-Focus on science and reason... -Nature is something to be studi…
20 terms
American Literature Honors WOD
Rhetoric
Waffle
Crux
Abhor
(n) The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, e…
(v) To talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talk…
(n) An essential point requiring resolution or resolving outc…
(v) Regard with disgust and hatred
Rhetoric
(n) The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, e…
Waffle
(v) To talk foolishly or without purpose; idle away time talk…
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Honors American Literature Terms
Aperture
Tarpaulin
Delirium
Lucidity
an opening
waterproof canvas
disturbance in mental abilities which results in lack of awar…
ability to see things clearly
Aperture
an opening
Tarpaulin
waterproof canvas
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Honors American Literature Authors
Between Shades of Gray
Of Plymouth Plantation
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Young Goodman Brown
Sepetys
Bradford
Edwards
Hawthorne
Between Shades of Gray
Sepetys
Of Plymouth Plantation
Bradford
20 terms
Honors American Literature 2
Arrogant
Braggart
Complacent
Contemptuous
Overbearing; proud; haughty
One who boasts a great deal
Self-satisfied; smug
Lacking respect; scornful
Arrogant
Overbearing; proud; haughty
Braggart
One who boasts a great deal
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Honors American Literature Vocabulary
avail
anecdote
conciliating
countenance
...
...
...
...
avail
...
anecdote
...
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Honors American Literature Authors
from resistance to civil government
self-reliance
annabel lee
eldorado
thoreau
emerson
edgar allan poe
edgar allan poe
from resistance to civil government
thoreau
self-reliance
emerson
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Honors American Literature Poecab
Abashed
Abeyance
Allusion
Amontillado
the state of being ashamed, uneasy or embarrassed
Temporary suspension, as of an activity or function
Implied or indirect reference
a medium dry sherry
Abashed
the state of being ashamed, uneasy or embarrassed
Abeyance
Temporary suspension, as of an activity or function
42 terms
Honors American Literature
fiction
non-fiction
poetry
exposition
a type of literature in the form of prose which describes ima…
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
literary work to express feelings and ideas using distinctive…
where the background to the main conflict is introduced
fiction
a type of literature in the form of prose which describes ima…
non-fiction
prose writing that is based on facts, real events, and real p…
20 terms
Honors American Literature 10
Abjure(v.)
Abrogate(v.)
Acerbic(adj.)
Acrimony(n.)
To reject, renounce
To abolish, usually by authority
Biting, bitter in tone or taste
Bitterness, discord
Abjure(v.)
To reject, renounce
Abrogate(v.)
To abolish, usually by authority
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American Literature Honors Vocabulary
Feign
Supercilious
Strident
Deft
to represent fictitiously
haughtily disdainful
-making or having a harsh sound... -urgent
skillful
Feign
to represent fictitiously
Supercilious
haughtily disdainful
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Honors American literature
Pretentious
Acquiesce
Sardonically
Droll
Adj snobby superior
V to give in, obey
Adv bitterly
Adj oddly humerous
Pretentious
Adj snobby superior
Acquiesce
V to give in, obey
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HONORS AMERICAN LITERATURE FINALS
Opposed the Church of England
Wanted to purify the Church
Left England because they were being p…
Pilgrims arriving in America
Puritans
Puritans
Puritans
Puritans
Opposed the Church of England
Puritans
Wanted to purify the Church
Puritans
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Honors American Literature
Jonathan Edwards
Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards
Here follow some verses upon the burni…
John Calvin
Strict Puritan preacher and theologian who wrote "Sinners in…
BELOW
...
Published "Institutes of Christian Religion" in 1536 which ta…
Jonathan Edwards
Strict Puritan preacher and theologian who wrote "Sinners in…
Anne Bradstreet and Jonathan Edwards
BELOW
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Honors American Literature Vocabulary
Belabor
Discomfit
Edification
Elaborate
1. to discuss in too much detail... 2. to attack
To embarrass and confuse
Improvement or enlightenment
To explain in greater detail
Belabor
1. to discuss in too much detail... 2. to attack
Discomfit
To embarrass and confuse
22 terms
Honors American Literature Vocab
Encomium
Coherent
Asseverate
Eschew
formal expression of praise, lavish commendation
Holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; compreh…
To affirm earnestly and with emphasis
To avoid, shun, keep away fun
Encomium
formal expression of praise, lavish commendation
Coherent
Holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; compreh…
25 terms
Honors American Literature Vocabulary
Acid
Apology
Acute
Acerbic
substance with a bitter taste
expression of regret
sharp or severe in effect
sour in taste
Acid
substance with a bitter taste
Apology
expression of regret
29 terms
American Literature/Composition Honors
Assonance
Consonance
Olfactory
Gustatory
Repetition of vowel sounds at an place
Repetition of consonant at any place
Smell imagery
Taste imagery
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds at an place
Consonance
Repetition of consonant at any place
47 terms
American Literature Honors Vocab
Factitious
Enervate
Sinecure
Superfluous
Adj... Artificial, unreal, unnatural
Verb... To weaken (people)
Noun... A job requiring little to no work
Adj... Unnecessary or extra
Factitious
Adj... Artificial, unreal, unnatural
Enervate
Verb... To weaken (people)
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Honors American Literature Vocabulary
Portend (trans V.)
Forlorn (adj)
Impute (trans v)
Querulous (adj)
To function as a sign that something is about to happen.
Pitifully sad and lonely; unlikely to succeed.
To attribute to someone.
Irritable.
Portend (trans V.)
To function as a sign that something is about to happen.
Forlorn (adj)
Pitifully sad and lonely; unlikely to succeed.
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American Literature Honors VOCAB
arbitrary (adj.)
constitution (n.)
ascribe (v.)
discourse (n.)
decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute…
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nat…
to credit or assign... to attribute or think of as belonging
communication of thought by words; talk; conversation
arbitrary (adj.)
decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute…
constitution (n.)
the system of fundamental principles according to which a nat…
50 terms
Honors American Literature Vocab
Abstraction
Accumulate
Acute
Agony
the process of formulating general concepts
get or gather together
ending in a sharp point
intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain
Abstraction
the process of formulating general concepts
Accumulate
get or gather together
31 terms
Honors American Literature Midterm
5 main points of Calvinism
3 themes of Puritan poerty
William Bradford
Edward Taylor
-man is internally sinner/ evil... -god chooses to elect by kind…
-the nature of God... -the nature of men... -the relationship betwe…
•Of Plymouth Plantation (pg 13)... -describes the events of the…
•Meditation Six... -author's Puritan beliefs show through... -compa…
5 main points of Calvinism
-man is internally sinner/ evil... -god chooses to elect by kind…
3 themes of Puritan poerty
-the nature of God... -the nature of men... -the relationship betwe…
22 terms
Honors American Literature Final
Age Of Reason
Puritainism
Dark Romanticism
Light Romanticism
A period characterized by a prevailing belief in the use of r…
A religion demanding the simplification of doctrine and worsh…
A period of writing focusing on the pessimistic part of natur…
A period of of writing focusing on optimism and beauty in nat…
Age Of Reason
A period characterized by a prevailing belief in the use of r…
Puritainism
A religion demanding the simplification of doctrine and worsh…
35 terms
Honors American Literature Final
Native American Lit
Native American Lit Work
Anthropomorphism
Puritanism
- Why things are the way they are... - Oral traditions
"When Grizzlies Stand Up Right"
Gives animals human characteristics
-Plainness ... -Grace... -Divine Mission
Native American Lit
- Why things are the way they are... - Oral traditions
Native American Lit Work
"When Grizzlies Stand Up Right"
27 terms
Honors American Literature Midterm
Prudence
Skulking
Succor
Vexation
Good judgment
Keep out of sight, typically with a sinister motive
Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress
Irritation
Prudence
Good judgment
Skulking
Keep out of sight, typically with a sinister motive
35 terms
Honors American Literature Final
Topic
Argument
Thesis Statement
Topic Sentence
One word or phrase that is universal. Also, this is a subject…
A complete sentence that makes a claim about a topic. Also, t…
This provides the main controlling idea of the essay. This us…
This is the first sentence of a paragraph and it should intro…
Topic
One word or phrase that is universal. Also, this is a subject…
Argument
A complete sentence that makes a claim about a topic. Also, t…
31 terms
Honors American Literature Midterm
5 main points of Calvinism
3 themes of Puritan poerty
William Bradford
Edward Taylor
-man is internally sinner/ evil... -god chooses to elect by kind…
-the nature of God... -the nature of men... -the relationship betwe…
•Of Plymouth Plantation (pg 13)... -describes the events of the…
•Meditation Six... -author's Puritan beliefs show through... -compa…
5 main points of Calvinism
-man is internally sinner/ evil... -god chooses to elect by kind…
3 themes of Puritan poerty
-the nature of God... -the nature of men... -the relationship betwe…
82 terms
Honors American Literature Final
What were the causes or factors of cha…
Romanticism vs Realism
Realism characteristics
What are the two branches of realism?
Major factors for change: Civil war, expansion of railroad, i…
Rapidly changing world; new technology and more information.…
Portrayed factory workers, corrupt politicians, weary housewi…
Regionalism and Naturalism
What were the causes or factors of cha…
Major factors for change: Civil war, expansion of railroad, i…
Romanticism vs Realism
Rapidly changing world; new technology and more information.…
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