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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
(n) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period o…
approbation
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
assuage
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
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American Literature Unit 1
dishonest
strive
vacuum
quit
not worthy of trust or belief
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
a space entirely devoid of matter
to stop, cease or discontinue
dishonest
not worthy of trust or belief
strive
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
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American Literature Unit 1
audience
tone
purpose
pathos
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
author's attitude toward his subject
Why the author wrote that particular work of literature
emotional appeal
audience
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
tone
author's attitude toward his subject
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Unit 1 American Literature Vocabulary
rhetoric
ansyndeton
polysyndeton
anaphora
the ability to use writing effectively, eloquently, and persu…
ommiting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses to c…
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause…
repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of phra…
rhetoric
the ability to use writing effectively, eloquently, and persu…
ansyndeton
ommiting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses to c…
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American Literature Unit 1 Review
Puritan
John Smith
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
John Winthrop
A religious group who came to America for religious freedom a…
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
Spanish explorer who was part of the failed Panfilo Narvaez e…
As governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, he was instrumental…
Puritan
A religious group who came to America for religious freedom a…
John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
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The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
records information about the writer's…
records daily events and personal obse…
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
origin myths
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
oral tradition
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American Literature - Unit 1 Study Guide
villainous
individualists
dissembling
abomination
vil/lain/ous: (adj.) like a horrible person
in/di/vid/ual/ist/s: (n.) people who are whole or complete
dis/sembl/ing: (v.) the act of spreading or separating
ab/omin/at/tion: (n.) a thing or act which causes a bad feeling
villainous
vil/lain/ous: (adj.) like a horrible person
individualists
in/di/vid/ual/ist/s: (n.) people who are whole or complete
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American Literature - Unit 1 Key Concepts/Texts
The Crucible
Letters from an American Farmer
Interesting Narrative of the Life of ...
Narrative of the Captivity and Restora…
- written by Arthur Miller... - Set in the village of Salem, Mas…
- written by John De Crevecoeur in 1782... - series of letters f…
- Written by Olaudah Equiano... - Details the Transatlantic Slav…
- Written by Mary Rowlandson... - Details her capture, treatment…
The Crucible
- written by Arthur Miller... - Set in the village of Salem, Mas…
Letters from an American Farmer
- written by John De Crevecoeur in 1782... - series of letters f…
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Native American Literature Unit 1-1 Vocabulary
creation myth
origin myth
trickster tale
vault
a story that explains how the world and human life came to ex…
a story that explains how natural phenomena (such as the star…
a story that includes animal characters with multiple sides t…
an arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
creation myth
a story that explains how the world and human life came to ex…
origin myth
a story that explains how natural phenomena (such as the star…
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American Literature - Unit 1 Vocabulary
villainous
individualists
dissembling
abomination
(adj.) like a horrible person
(n.) people who are whole or complete
(v.) the act of spreading or separating
(n.) a thing or act which causes a bad feeling
villainous
(adj.) like a horrible person
individualists
(n.) people who are whole or complete
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Unit 1 Terms American Literature
inverted syntax
trickster tale
creation myth
repetition
reversed or mixed up word order
tells of a character who fools others; in the end, the tricks…
a story in which we learn how the earth and everything in it…
using the same word or phrase multiple times
inverted syntax
reversed or mixed up word order
trickster tale
tells of a character who fools others; in the end, the tricks…
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The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
records information about the writer's…
records daily events and personal obse…
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
origin myths
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
oral tradition
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American Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
Devout
Valor
Intangible
Tangible
devoted to divine worship or service
boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially…
incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch
discernible by the touch; material or substantial
Devout
devoted to divine worship or service
Valor
boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially…
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American Literature Unit 1
A book is a collection of an author's…
Christians must think about and [] wha…
The [] that is to be found in the writ…
The Puritans first landed on the shore…
thoughts; beliefs
analyze; God
good
Massachusetts.
A book is a collection of an author's…
thoughts; beliefs
Christians must think about and [] wha…
analyze; God
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American Literature Unit 1
origin myth
characterization
figurative language
extended metaphor
traditional spoken stories passed down from generation to gen…
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a…
Writing or speech not meant to be taken literally, used to ex…
A comparison between two unlike things that throughout a seri…
origin myth
traditional spoken stories passed down from generation to gen…
characterization
The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a…
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American Literature Unit 1
slave narrative
emotional appeal
origin myth
ablution
an autobiographical account of life as a slave
details that trigger feelings of sympathy and/or outrage
myths and traditional stories that were passed down from gene…
cleansing the body as part of a religious rite
slave narrative
an autobiographical account of life as a slave
emotional appeal
details that trigger feelings of sympathy and/or outrage
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American literature unit 1
Curr
Ped
Fid
Fract
Run
Foot or child
Faith/trust
Break/fragile
Curr
Run
Ped
Foot or child
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American Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
ameliorate
immaculate
effrontery
probity
improve
spotless; free from spot or stain
shameless or impudent boldness
complete honesty; integrity
ameliorate
improve
immaculate
spotless; free from spot or stain
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American Literature Unit 1
Henry Van Dyke
Henry Holcomb Bennett
Stephen Vincent Benet
Hector St. John de Crevecoeur
America for Me
The Flag Goes By
A Creed for Americans
What Is an American?
Henry Van Dyke
America for Me
Henry Holcomb Bennett
The Flag Goes By
34 terms
American Literature Unit 1
henry van dyke
archibald willard
henry holcomb bennet
stephen vincent benet
america for me
spirit of 76
the flag goes by
a creed for americans
henry van dyke
america for me
archibald willard
spirit of 76
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American Literature Unit 1
What did Christopher Columbus write? H…
What did people do after Columbus' voy…
What inspired many of the earliest wor…
Explorers hoped and believed in the ta…
- a journal... - 500 years ago... - inspired the earliest works of…
- explored the America actively... - 50 years... - Europeans
- desire to explore... - desire to describe the continent
- Earthly Paradise- El Dorado... - Fountain of Youth... - Cure of a…
What did Christopher Columbus write? H…
- a journal... - 500 years ago... - inspired the earliest works of…
What did people do after Columbus' voy…
- explored the America actively... - 50 years... - Europeans
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American Literature Unit 1 test
John Proctor
Elizabeth Proctor
Abigail William
Reverend Parris
had an affair with Abigail; tries to prove courts are false a…
wife to John; throws out Abigail, lies in court because she t…
had an affair with John; leader of the girls making accusatio…
uncle to Abigail and farther to Ruth; cares more about his re…
John Proctor
had an affair with Abigail; tries to prove courts are false a…
Elizabeth Proctor
wife to John; throws out Abigail, lies in court because she t…
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American Literature - Unit One Vocabulary
document
adequate
perspective
discern
written work or evidence
enough
point-of-view
see
document
written work or evidence
adequate
enough
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American Literature--Unit 1
Who wrote "America for Me"?
What is the theme of "America for Me"?
What story has this quote....... "Where t…
Who painted "Spirit of '76"?
Henry van Dike
love of country
"America for Me"
Archibald Willard
Who wrote "America for Me"?
Henry van Dike
What is the theme of "America for Me"?
love of country
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Unit 1 American Literature Vocab
Void
Ritual
Devioius
Contend
an empty space
a ceremonial act or a series of such acts
shifty; not straightforward
to compete; vie
Void
an empty space
Ritual
a ceremonial act or a series of such acts
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American Literature Unit 1
A book is a collection of an author's…
Christians must think about and [] wha…
The [] that is to be found in the writ…
The Puritans first landed on the shore…
thoughts; beliefs
analyze; God
good
Massachusetts.
A book is a collection of an author's…
thoughts; beliefs
Christians must think about and [] wha…
analyze; God
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American Literature unit 1 vocab
Acerbic
Exacerbate
Acrimony
Altruism
Expressing harsh or sharp critism in a clever way
To make a bad situation worse
Angry and bitter feelings
Desire to help other people and a lack selfishness
Acerbic
Expressing harsh or sharp critism in a clever way
Exacerbate
To make a bad situation worse
21 terms
American literature unit 1
America for Me
Spirit of 76
The Flag Goes By
A Creed For Americans
Henry Van Dyke
Archibald Willard
Henry Holcomb Bennett
Stephen Vincent Benet
America for Me
Henry Van Dyke
Spirit of 76
Archibald Willard
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American Literature / Unit 1 Vocab
Protruded
Peril
Adversity
Calamity
(v.) stuck out
(n.) danger
(n.) hardship; difficulty
(n.) disaster; catastrophe
Protruded
(v.) stuck out
Peril
(n.) danger
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American Literature Unit 1
America for Me
The Flag Goes By
A Creed for Americans
What is an American?
Henry Van Dyke
Henry Holcomb Bennet
Stephen Bincent Benet
Hector St. John De Crevecoeur ... (Encourage immigration; Meltin…
America for Me
Henry Van Dyke
The Flag Goes By
Henry Holcomb Bennet
36 terms
The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
records information about the writer's…
records daily events and personal obse…
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
origin myths
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
oral tradition
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Unit 1 vocabulary American Literature
Divulge
Abet
Dogmatic
Insipid
Verb ... To tell or to reveal
Verb ... To assist or encourage; especially in wrongdoing
Adjective ... Arrogant and stubborn about one's beliefs
Adjective ... Lacking flavor; dull
Divulge
Verb ... To tell or to reveal
Abet
Verb ... To assist or encourage; especially in wrongdoing
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American literature unit 1
Insidious
Privileges
Vigilant
Despotism
Sneaky, dishonest adj.
Benefit, opportunities n.
Guarded; cautious adj.
Dictatorship; oppression n.
Insidious
Sneaky, dishonest adj.
Privileges
Benefit, opportunities n.
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Unit 1 from American Literature
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
an expression of approval or praise
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
approbation
an expression of approval or praise
assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
19 terms
Unit 1 Vocab // American Literature
Protruded
Peril
Adversity
Calamity
stuck out
danger
hardship; difficulty
disaster; catastrophe
Protruded
stuck out
Peril
danger
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American Literature Unit 1
Profane
Haughty
Reprove
Entreat
Relating or devoted to that which is not sacred or biblical;…
Arrogantly superior and disdainful.
To reprimand or censure (someone).
To ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something.
Profane
Relating or devoted to that which is not sacred or biblical;…
Haughty
Arrogantly superior and disdainful.
32 terms
american literature unit 1
Henry Van Dyke
Henry Holcomb Bennett
Stephen Vincent Benét
Hector St. John De Crèvecouer
who wrote America For Me ?
who wrote The Flag Goes By ?
who wrote A Creed for Americans ?
who wrote What Is an American ?
Henry Van Dyke
who wrote America For Me ?
Henry Holcomb Bennett
who wrote The Flag Goes By ?
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American Literature unit 1
Rhyme
Rhythm
End rhyme
Alliteration
The correspodence of sounds
The regular recurrence of sounds
The repetition of the accented or stressed vowel wound and al…
A type of approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds…
Rhyme
The correspodence of sounds
Rhythm
The regular recurrence of sounds
12 terms
American literature unit 1
America for me
The flag goes by
A creed for Americans
America was schoolmasters
Henry van duke... Dyke
Henry holcomb Bennett
Stephen vincent Benèt
Robert p tristram coffin
America for me
Henry van duke... Dyke
The flag goes by
Henry holcomb Bennett
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American literature unit 1
Henry van dyke
Robert p Tristan coffin
Robert p Tristan coffin
Hector St. John de crevecouer
Wrote america for me
Wrote America was schoolmasters
Earned Pulitzer Prize for poetry
Wrote what is an American
Henry van dyke
Wrote america for me
Robert p Tristan coffin
Wrote America was schoolmasters
46 terms
The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks, natural phenomena, or…
stories, poems, and songs passed down by word of mouth
records information about the writer's own travels to an unfa…
records daily events and personal observations
origin myths
myths that explain customs, landmarks, natural phenomena, or…
oral tradition
stories, poems, and songs passed down by word of mouth
47 terms
American Literature Unit 1 Review
Primary Source
Historical context
archetypal character
hyperbole
Materials written or created by people who were present at ev…
refers to the social conditions that inspired or influenced i…
...
a figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emph…
Primary Source
Materials written or created by people who were present at ev…
Historical context
refers to the social conditions that inspired or influenced i…
American Literature Unit 1
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something or lesser…
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
To make larger, increase
Deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something or lesser…
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
20 terms
American Literature unit 1
Adulterate
Ambidextrous
Augment
Bereft
To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillfully; deceitf…
To make larger, increase
Deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Adulterate
To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands equally well; very skillfully; deceitf…
20 terms
American Literature Unit 1
Handsome Lake: a Tale of Handsome Lake
anne bradstreet: the author to her book
anne bradstreet: some verses upon the…
anne bradstreet: before the birth of o…
talks about finding america from native american's perspectiv…
poem comparing a book the speaker didn't want published to a…
poem about the speaker's house burning down, despite that she…
poem about loving her children and fear she'll die in childbi…
Handsome Lake: a Tale of Handsome Lake
talks about finding america from native american's perspectiv…
anne bradstreet: the author to her book
poem comparing a book the speaker didn't want published to a…
21 terms
American Literature Unit 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antistrophe
Repetition of initial/medial consonants in 2+ adjacent words
Referance to something commonly known such as a(n):... -event... -b…
Repetition of the same words or groups of words at the beginn…
Repetition of the same words at the end of successive phrases…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial/medial consonants in 2+ adjacent words
Allusion
Referance to something commonly known such as a(n):... -event... -b…
29 terms
Unit 1 American Literature
John Smith
1607
London Investment Company
Talking about God
Person who is given the most credit for the survival of James…
Year Jamestown was founded
Who founded Jamestown?
What makes William Bradford's writing recognizable?
John Smith
Person who is given the most credit for the survival of James…
1607
Year Jamestown was founded
9 terms
Advanced American Literature Unit 1
Anaphora
Paradox
Extended Metaphor
Simile
repitition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
introduced and then further developed throughout all or part…
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly…
Anaphora
repitition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
Paradox
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
32 terms
American Literature Unit 1
America For Me
America For Me
America For Me
The Flag Goes By
Poem written by henry van dyke.
Theme- Love for country.
Famous Line- Where air is full of sunlight and the flag is fu…
Written by henry holcomb bennett.
America For Me
Poem written by henry van dyke.
America For Me
Theme- Love for country.
88 terms
American Literature Unit 1
Onondaga Tribe
Modoc Tribe
John Smith
William Bradford
The Earth on Turtle's Back
When Grizzles Walked Upright
The General History of Virginia
Of Plymouth Plantation
Onondaga Tribe
The Earth on Turtle's Back
Modoc Tribe
When Grizzles Walked Upright
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