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AP Lit British Literature
sonnet
quatrain
open formed poetry
closed form poetry
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
*eliminates the restrictions of the closed form... *each poem is…
*lines contain specific numbers of syllables measured out acc…
sonnet
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
quatrain
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
AP British Literature 3
Inference/Infer
Invective
Irony/Ironic
Juxtaposition
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
the contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
when two works, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/Infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
146 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
Beowulf* (author)
Beowulf* (time period)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (author)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (time…
Christian monk
Middle Ages
The Pearl poet
Middle Ages
Beowulf* (author)
Christian monk
Beowulf* (time period)
Middle Ages
126 terms
AP BRITISH LITERATURE VOCABULARY FOR FINAL
austere
austere
austere
austere
severe or stern in manner
without adornment or luxury, simple, plain
harsh or sour in flavor
forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned
austere
severe or stern in manner
austere
without adornment or luxury, simple, plain
27 terms
AP Lang British Literature
Of Ambition
Polymath
Essays and Counsels
The Advancement of Learning
Bacon
Bacon
Bacon
Bacon
Of Ambition
Bacon
Polymath
Bacon
AP British Literature
Atmosphere
Clause
Alliteration
Asyndeton
The emotional mood created be the entirely of a literal work,…
A grammatical unit that contains both subject and a verb
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in lo…
Consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
Atmosphere
The emotional mood created be the entirely of a literal work,…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both subject and a verb
AP British Literature
Denotation
Diacope
Diction
Didactic
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Repetition of a word or phrase after the intervening word or…
Related style, diction refers to the writer's word choices, e…
From the Greek, didactic means touching. Didactic works have…
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Diacope
Repetition of a word or phrase after the intervening word or…
British Literature/AP Literature & Coposition
Pilgrimage
Hostelry
Sundry
Apprise
a journey, especially a long one, made to someone sacred plac…
an inn or hotel.
various or diverse.
to give notice; inform or advise.
Pilgrimage
a journey, especially a long one, made to someone sacred plac…
Hostelry
an inn or hotel.
70 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
epic
epic hero (characteristics)
epic hero (3 traits)
epic hero (3 paradoxes)
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
protection, reputation, sapientia (wisdom/knowledge) et forti…
hero and his foe share many traits, often acts against his ow…
epic
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
epic hero (characteristics)
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
146 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
Beowulf* (author)
Beowulf* (time period)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (author)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (time…
Christian monk
Middle Ages
The Pearl poet
Middle Ages
Beowulf* (author)
Christian monk
Beowulf* (time period)
Middle Ages
AP British Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
a prose or poetic narrative in which characters, actions, and…
repetition of similar sounds in a sequence, usually consonant…
reference to a historical event, person, or place. (Don't be…
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
Allegory
a prose or poetic narrative in which characters, actions, and…
Alliteration
repetition of similar sounds in a sequence, usually consonant…
273 terms
AP British Literature: Final Exam
Author of Frankenstein.
Author of Oedipus Rex.
Author of Othello.
Author of Beowulf.
Mary Shelley
Sophocles
Shakespeare
Unknown
Author of Frankenstein.
Mary Shelley
Author of Oedipus Rex.
Sophocles
25 terms
AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
AP British literature literary terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllab…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
the effect created when words suggest two or more divergent i…
an extended comparison of relationships
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in accented syllab…
Allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
16 terms
British Literature
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
The most famous playwright in the world
Years Shakespeare was mostly active
A fake traveller's tale from 1719
Beowulf
William Shakespeare
1590-1610
Robinson Crusoe
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
Beowulf
The most famous playwright in the world
William Shakespeare
AP LIT British literature for final
When was the time period for old english
When was the time period for old English
What were the four subsets of the Engl…
What was the time period for the Eliza…
Mid fifth century- mid eleventh century (450-1066)
mid eleventh- sixteenth century (1066-1500)
Elizabethan age, Jacobean age, Caroline age, commonwealth per…
Mid sixteenth century- seventeenth century (1558-1603)
When was the time period for old english
Mid fifth century- mid eleventh century (450-1066)
When was the time period for old English
mid eleventh- sixteenth century (1066-1500)
25 terms
AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
100 terms
AP English Language and British Literature Vocab Midterm
hackneyed
paragon
ascribe
inconsequential
adjective: used too often; stale from overuse; trite; clichéd
noun: a model of excellence or perfection; a perfect example…
verb: to assign (as to a cause); to attribute; to think of as…
adjective: unimportant; petty; trivial
hackneyed
adjective: used too often; stale from overuse; trite; clichéd
paragon
noun: a model of excellence or perfection; a perfect example…
60 terms
AP Lit test 1 terms and British Literature
Irony
satire
allegory
allusion
meaning beneath the surface of the writing
the use of humor to criticize
a story which different parts work together to represent anot…
a reference to something, usually to mythology or the Bible,…
Irony
meaning beneath the surface of the writing
satire
the use of humor to criticize
116 terms
AP Literature British Romanticism Unit Review
The years of the British Romantic Era…
In this era, the _____________________…
The Romantic writers tended to be ____…
The three major revolutions during thi…
1780, 1830
individual
optimists
The French Revolution, Industrial Revolution, English Parliam…
The years of the British Romantic Era…
1780, 1830
In this era, the _____________________…
individual
British Literature
Beowulf
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Le Morte D'Arthur, Thomas Malory
John Donne
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
Arthurian Legend - Camelot: King Arthur becomes king by pulli…
Metaphysical poet; "Death, Be Not Proud," "A Valediction Forb…
Beowulf
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
70 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm (Terms Only)
epic
epic hero (characteristics)
epic hero (3 traits)
epic hero (3 paradoxes)
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
protection, reputation, sapientia (wisdom/knowledge) et forti…
hero and his foe share many traits, often acts against his ow…
epic
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
epic hero (characteristics)
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
15 terms
AP British Literature Vocabulary: Neoclassicism to Prose
Neoclassicism
Novel
Ode
Onomatopoeia
A literary movement of the late 17th to the 18th centuries in…
An extended work of fiction that often has a complicated plot…
A long, formal lyric poem with a serious theme. Stanzas are g…
The use of words that imitate sounds.
Neoclassicism
A literary movement of the late 17th to the 18th centuries in…
Novel
An extended work of fiction that often has a complicated plot…
15 terms
AP British Literature - Wordly Wise #2
absolve
adumbrate
apothegm
aspersion
to clear guilt, or to free from a promise or a responsibility
to foreshadow in an indirect way; to outline in a sketchy way…
a short, instructive saying
a defamatory expression; slander
absolve
to clear guilt, or to free from a promise or a responsibility
adumbrate
to foreshadow in an indirect way; to outline in a sketchy way…
AP Lit. Packet "Periods of British Literature"
450-1066
1066-1500
1500-1660
1558-1603
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period... -invasion by Germanic tribes…
Middle English Period... -Norman Conquest to standard literary l…
The Renaissance... -ascent of House of Tudor to English throne... -…
Elizabethan Age of Renaissance... -reign of Eliz. I... medieval tra…
450-1066
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period... -invasion by Germanic tribes…
1066-1500
Middle English Period... -Norman Conquest to standard literary l…
AP British Literature Winter Final Exam
What type of poem is Beowulf?
(Beowulf) Why are the Danes being atta…
(Beowulf) Grendel is a Biblical descen…
(Beowulf) comitatus
an epic
pride
Cain
loyalty to a king
What type of poem is Beowulf?
an epic
(Beowulf) Why are the Danes being atta…
pride
BRITISH LITERATURE
abhor
bigot
counterfeit
enfranchise
hate
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
fake; false
give voting rights
abhor
hate
bigot
narrow-minded, prejudiced person
74 terms
British Literature
Beowulf
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Le Morte D'Arthur, Thomas Malory
John Donne
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
Arthurian Legend - Camelot: King Arthur becomes king by pulli…
Metaphysical poet; "Death, Be Not Proud," "A Valediction Forb…
Beowulf
A hero from Geatland rescues King Hrothgar and the Danes from…
Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer
Told by Geoffrey Chaucer; a pilgrimage to St. Thomas a Becket…
25 terms
PreAP British Literature and Expository Writing Midterm
allegory
alliteration
antagonist
apostrophe
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning - one lite…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds. It is often used…
a character or force in conflict with the main character - th…
a figure of speech in which a speaker directly addresses an a…
allegory
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning - one lite…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds. It is often used…
25 terms
British Literature
codger
meek
kip
fillet
eccentric old man
gentle; submissive
room or bed in a rooming house
narrow ribbon worn as a headband
codger
eccentric old man
meek
gentle; submissive
64 terms
British Literature
Old English Period
Old English Period
Old English Period
Middle English Period
Beowulf
Caedmon
Cynewolf
Geoffrey Chaucer
Old English Period
Beowulf
Old English Period
Caedmon
48 terms
British Literature
metaphysical poetry
trepidation
piety
paradox
poetry characterized by intellectual displays
trembling
devotion to sacred duties
images appearing self contradictory
metaphysical poetry
poetry characterized by intellectual displays
trepidation
trembling
20 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary - British Literature
acquisitive (adj.)
arrogate (v.)
banal (adj.)
belabor (v.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive (adj.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
arrogate (v.)
to claim or take without right
8 terms
British Literature
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
British poet of 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'
British poet of 'Crossing the Bar'
British poet of 'Ulysses'
British poet of 'In Memoriam A.H.H'
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
British poet of 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
British poet of 'Crossing the Bar'
AP British Literature Rhetorical Devices & Literary Elements Vocabulary Quiz 1
Abstract
Ad hominem
Ad populum (bandwagon appeal)
Aesthetic
Not related to the concrete properties of an object; pertaini…
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
This fallacy occurs when "everybody's doing it, so it must be…
Pertaining to the value of art for its own sake or form.
Abstract
Not related to the concrete properties of an object; pertaini…
Ad hominem
Appealing to one's prejudices, emotions, or special interests…
29 terms
British Literature
The Elizabethan Era
The Italian Renaissance
Roger Ascham
Reformation
Reign of Elizabeth I ushered in a renassance that led to the…
Greatly influenced the Renaissance in England. In 16th centur…
Queen Elizabeth's tutor, who wrote in English.
An attempt to return to pure Christianity. 1517 by Luther's t…
The Elizabethan Era
Reign of Elizabeth I ushered in a renassance that led to the…
The Italian Renaissance
Greatly influenced the Renaissance in England. In 16th centur…
31 terms
British Literature
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
The most famous playwright in the world
Years Shakespeare was mostly active
A fake traveller's tale from 1719 by D…
Beowulf, poem by 2 anonymous poets
William Shakespeare
1590-1610
Robinson Crusoe
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
Beowulf, poem by 2 anonymous poets
The most famous playwright in the world
William Shakespeare
British Literature
Proselyte
Raillery
Hidebound
Caterwaul
(N) one who has been converted from one religious belief or o…
(N) good-natured teasing or ridicule
(Adj.) stubbornly prejudiced, narrow-minded or flexible, espe…
(N) a shrill, noisy howl or cry... (V) to howl or have an argume…
Proselyte
(N) one who has been converted from one religious belief or o…
Raillery
(N) good-natured teasing or ridicule
37 terms
British literature
Rational soul
Cognitive
Reason and understanding
Appetitive
Possesed by angels and mankind (alone among earthly creatures)
Reason and understanding
1. speculate reason the power to grasp self evident truths an…
The will ... Freedom... Intellectualist- bound to "will" only what…
Rational soul
Possesed by angels and mankind (alone among earthly creatures)
Cognitive
Reason and understanding
16 terms
British Literature
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
The most famous playwright in the world
Years Shakespeare was mostly active
A fake traveller's tale from 1719
Beowulf
William Shakespeare
1590-1610
Robinson Crusoe
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
Beowulf
The most famous playwright in the world
William Shakespeare
20 terms
AP English Language and British Literature Vocab 9/10
hackneyed
paragon
ascribe
inconsequential
adjective: used too often; stale from overuse; trite; clichéd
noun: a model of excellence or perfection; a perfect example…
verb: to assign (as to a cause); to attribute; to think of as…
adjective: unimportant; petty; trivial
hackneyed
adjective: used too often; stale from overuse; trite; clichéd
paragon
noun: a model of excellence or perfection; a perfect example…
15 terms
British literature
Consternation
Conundrum
Coterie
Emollient
Dismay or worry; concern
A puzzle or dilemma; a problem
A small group of people who share interests and associate fre…
Something softening; soothing to the skin
Consternation
Dismay or worry; concern
Conundrum
A puzzle or dilemma; a problem
27 terms
British Literature Unit 1
portmanteau
malapropism
figurative language
metaphor
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
portmanteau
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
malapropism
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
British Literature
Verse
Caesura
Alliteration
Alliterative Verse
Language organized into lines, usually based on a regularly r…
A pause in the middle of a line of verse... Ex:
The repetition in a series of words of an initial consonant s…
Verse in which each line alliterates; usually, one stressed s…
Verse
Language organized into lines, usually based on a regularly r…
Caesura
A pause in the middle of a line of verse... Ex:
28 terms
British Literature:
Deism
Mock Epic
Pastoral Lit.
Prosody
Belief in god based on rational grounds. God is a clock-maker!
satire/parody that mocks the common classical stereotypes of…
Literature that relates back to pastoral roots after the time…
pattern of rhythm and sound within poetry.
Deism
Belief in god based on rational grounds. God is a clock-maker!
Mock Epic
satire/parody that mocks the common classical stereotypes of…
British Literature
works cited
t or f: if there is no parenthetical c…
what should a parenthetical citation c…
if there is no author name, how can yo…
a list of works that have parenthetical citations throughout…
true
-author's last name... -page/line number(s)
use article title instead
works cited
a list of works that have parenthetical citations throughout…
t or f: if there is no parenthetical c…
true
27 terms
British Literature
Charles Dickens
Emily Bronte
Charlotte Bronte
George Eliot
Christmas Carol
Wuthering Heights
Vilette
The Mill on the Floss
Charles Dickens
Christmas Carol
Emily Bronte
Wuthering Heights
148 terms
British Literature
499
1066
Alfred the Great
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
When was the invasion of England by the Angles, Saxons, and J…
When was the Battle of Hastings; the last successful invasion…
Who began the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle?
What was the first move towards political unification for Eng…
499
When was the invasion of England by the Angles, Saxons, and J…
1066
When was the Battle of Hastings; the last successful invasion…
36 terms
British Literature
The Dream of the Rood form
The Dream of the Rood method
Medieval Period philosophy
Medieval Period focus
dream vision
contrast
Roman Catholicism and chivalry
good deeds and romantic love
The Dream of the Rood form
dream vision
The Dream of the Rood method
contrast
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