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AP English Terms (Danforth)
Aphorism
Epigram
Parallelism
Apostrophe
A statement that holds a worldly truth
Short, funny or sarcastic, expression of a truth
(Grammatical) consistency in a work
Used to reference something that is not there ... "sweet home Al…
Aphorism
A statement that holds a worldly truth
Epigram
Short, funny or sarcastic, expression of a truth
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AP English III- Danforth Literary Terms and Rhetoric
Aphorism
Epigram
Parallelism
Apostrophe
A concise statement that holds a general, worldly truth that…
Funny or sarcastic, short expression of a truth... Example 1: C…
Grammatical consistency in writing... Example 1: Government of…
Used in literature when something/someone is being directly a…
Aphorism
A concise statement that holds a general, worldly truth that…
Epigram
Funny or sarcastic, short expression of a truth... Example 1: C…
48 terms
AP English 3 Literature Terms
diction
syntax
theme
thesis
word choice
sentence structure
central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
diction
word choice
syntax
sentence structure
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Ap English Literature Week 3
Conceit
Connotation
Consonance
Couplet
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
The repetition of consonant sounds within words
A pair of poetic lines that end in rhyme
Conceit
A startling, unusually metaphor developed and expanded upon S…
Connotation
The implied or suggested meaning of a word
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AP English Literature Terms 3
Aphorisim
Consonance
Epigraph
Heroic couplet
A saying that contains a general truth
Recurrence of similar sounds
Short saying at beginning of the poem
Rhyming in iambic pentameter usually in heroic poem
Aphorisim
A saying that contains a general truth
Consonance
Recurrence of similar sounds
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AP English Literature Allusions #3
In Media Res
Loaves and Fishes
Magnum Opus
Janus
-Latin for "into the middle of things"... -anything that begins…
-While Jesus is preaching to the crowds, the people become hu…
-Latin: "great work"... -greatest work produced by a writer, im…
-Roman god of gates and doorways, entrances and beginnings; d…
In Media Res
-Latin for "into the middle of things"... -anything that begins…
Loaves and Fishes
-While Jesus is preaching to the crowds, the people become hu…
10 terms
AP English Literature List 3
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
noun: a hobby or minor occupation.
noun: given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or be…
noun: a great difference.
noun: the ability to produce a desired or intended result.
avocation
noun: a hobby or minor occupation.
capricious
noun: given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or be…
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AP English 3 Literature Terms
Diction
Syntax
Theme
Thesis
Word choice
Sentence structure
Central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
Sentence that states the author's opinion on a topic
Diction
Word choice
Syntax
Sentence structure
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AP English Literature Vocab #3
Elegy
Tactful
Prosody
Diction
A song or poem of lamentation
Full or endowed with tact
Patterns in poetry
Word choice
Elegy
A song or poem of lamentation
Tactful
Full or endowed with tact
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AP English Literature Vocab #3
Elegy
Tactful
Prosody
Diction
A song or poem of lamentation
Full or endowed with tact (knowing what to say in a situation)
Patterns in poetry
Word choice
Elegy
A song or poem of lamentation
Tactful
Full or endowed with tact (knowing what to say in a situation)
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AP English Literature Vocab #3
Elegy
Tactful
Prosody
Diction
A song or poem of lamentation
Full or endowed with tact (knowing what to say in a situation)
Patterns in poetry
Word choice
Elegy
A song or poem of lamentation
Tactful
Full or endowed with tact (knowing what to say in a situation)
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AP English literature: Vocabulary 3
Impertinent
Rabble
Prodigious
Magnanimous
Not showing proper respect. Not relevant.
A disorderly crowd; a mob.
Impressively great in size or degree; unusual.
Very generous or forgiving.
Impertinent
Not showing proper respect. Not relevant.
Rabble
A disorderly crowd; a mob.
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AP English Literature Vocab 3
Metaphor
Abject
Syntax
Disparate
A comparison of two things that are not similar. Doesn't use…
Utterly hopeless or miserable.
The pattern of sentences or phrases.
Essentially different or dissimilar.
Metaphor
A comparison of two things that are not similar. Doesn't use…
Abject
Utterly hopeless or miserable.
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AP English Literature Vocab 3
Lavocation
Capricious
Disparity
Efficacy
Something a person does in addition to a primary trade
Erratic; unpredictable
Lack of similarity or equality between two or more things
Capacity for producing the desired work or product
Lavocation
Something a person does in addition to a primary trade
Capricious
Erratic; unpredictable
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 3
litotes
loose sentence/non-periodic sentence
metaphor
metonymy
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
a figure of speech using implied comparison of seemingly unli…
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
litotes
a form of understatement that involves making an affirmative…
loose sentence/non-periodic sentence
a type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 3
buffoon
bullion
burnish
cadaverous
a ridiculous but amusing person; a clown
gold or silver in bulk before coining, or valued by weight; i…
v. polish by rubbing... n. the shine on a highly polished surface
resembling a corpse in being very pale, thin, or bony
buffoon
a ridiculous but amusing person; a clown
bullion
gold or silver in bulk before coining, or valued by weight; i…
AP English Literature week 3
Non sequitor
Syllogism
Sycophant
Dogma
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
A person who tries to gain attention by flattering wealthy or…
The expression of opinions as if they were facts
Non sequitor
A conclusion that is not aligned with previous premises or ev…
Syllogism
Logical reasoning where you arrive at a conclusion by looking…
10 terms
AP English Literature Allusions 3
Friday
Galahad
Jekyll and Hyde
Scrooge
A faithful and willing attendant, ready to turn his hand to a…
A pure and noble man with limited ambition; in the legends of…
A capricious person with two sides to his/her personality; fr…
A bitter and/or greedy person; from Charles Dickens' A Christ…
Friday
A faithful and willing attendant, ready to turn his hand to a…
Galahad
A pure and noble man with limited ambition; in the legends of…
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Ap English Literature week 3
Licentious
Licentious
Droll
Perspicuity
Promiscuous
Unprincipled in sexual matters
Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Clearness
Licentious
Promiscuous
Licentious
Unprincipled in sexual matters
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AP English LIterature & Composition #3
avocation (noun)
capricious (adj)
disparity (noun)
efficacy (noun)
something a person does in addition to a principal occupation…
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or…
lack of similarity or equality
capacity for producing a desired result or effect
avocation (noun)
something a person does in addition to a principal occupation…
capricious (adj)
subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or…
29 terms
AP ENGLISH LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION 3
foil
foot
foreshadowing
forthright
A secondary character whose purpose is to highlight the chara…
The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry. A foot is formed…
An event or statement in a narrative that in miniature sugges…
going straight to the point; outspoken; direct
foil
A secondary character whose purpose is to highlight the chara…
foot
The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry. A foot is formed…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #3
Admonish
Brusque
Existentialism
Fathom
warn or reprimand someone firmly
abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
a philosophical theory or approach that emphasizes the existe…
understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after…
Admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly
Brusque
abrupt or offhand in speech or manner
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AP English Literature and Composistion #3
affront
blase(with accent)
cajole
choleric
(noun) an action or verbal assault that is committed with the…
(adjective) indifferent or bored with life
(verb) to try to get someone to do something, often using fla…
(adjective) easily becoming angry.
affront
(noun) an action or verbal assault that is committed with the…
blase(with accent)
(adjective) indifferent or bored with life
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AP English Literature Unit 3
cozen
macrocosm
ancillary
interstice
(v.) to mislead by trick or fraud; decieve
(n.) the universe considered as a whole; the entire complex s…
(n.) serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary
(n.) intervening space; a chink; a crevice
cozen
(v.) to mislead by trick or fraud; decieve
macrocosm
(n.) the universe considered as a whole; the entire complex s…
10 terms
AP English Literature - Lesson 3 Literary Terms
Tetrameter
Pentameter
Hexameter
Trimeter
A verse line containing four metrical feet.
A line containing five metrical feet.
A line of verse consisting of six metrical feet.
A verse line consisting of three metrical feet.
Tetrameter
A verse line containing four metrical feet.
Pentameter
A line containing five metrical feet.
10 terms
AP English Literature Unit 3
Antithesis
Anaphora
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Balancing words, phases, or ideas that are strongly contraste…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Commas used without conjunction to separate a series of words…
sentences which uses a conjunction with no commas to separate…
Antithesis
Balancing words, phases, or ideas that are strongly contraste…
Anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
77 terms
AP English Literature Terms
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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AP English Literature List 3 vocabulary
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
an activity that you do regularly for enjoyment rather than a…
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
changing often and quickly; especially in mood or behavior (a…
being markedly distinct in quality or character (adjective)
avocation
an activity that you do regularly for enjoyment rather than a…
callous
not feeling or showing any concern about the problems or suff…
15 terms
AP English Literature Tone Vocabulary, Week 3
Abhorrent
Audacious
Cerebral
Consternated
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytical
dismayed, disquieted, anxious, concerned
Abhorrent
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
Audacious
daring, bold, impudent, foolhardy, rash
60 terms
AP English Literature
brevity
irony
synecdoche
paradox
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
irony
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
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AP English Literature Quiz 3
Absolve
Delegate
Clemency
Cadence
to forgive or free from blame
to entrust to another
mercy; forgiveness
rhythm; the rise and fall of sounds
Absolve
to forgive or free from blame
Delegate
to entrust to another
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
215 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
alliteration
allusion
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
204 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
72 terms
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
12 terms
AP English Literature Literary Terms #3
Figures of speech
First-person narrator
Fixed form
Flashback
general term describing ways of using language that deviate f…
When a story is narrated by the "I" of a story. The reader is…
A poem that may be categorized by the pattern of its lines, m…
A narrated scene that marks a break in the narrative in order…
Figures of speech
general term describing ways of using language that deviate f…
First-person narrator
When a story is narrated by the "I" of a story. The reader is…
10 terms
AP English Literature Vocab List #3
capricious
cloister
disparity
efficacy
(adj.) impulsive and unpredictable; subject to whim
(v.) to seclude or shut up in
(n.) lack of similarity or equality; inequality; difference
(n.) capacity for producing a desired result or effect; effec…
capricious
(adj.) impulsive and unpredictable; subject to whim
cloister
(v.) to seclude or shut up in
10 terms
AP English Literature Week 3 Vocab
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
(adj.) having an ardent desire or craving... syn: ardent, keen,…
(adj.) distastefully salty... syn: salty, briny... ant: savory, tas…
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to in an aggressive, hostile, or s…
animadversion
(n.) strong criticism... syn: censure, condemnation... ant: complim…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
29 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms 3
Paradox
Parallelism
Paraphrase
Personification
A situation, action, or feeling that appears contradictory bu…
A similar grammatical structure within a line/lines of poetry…
A restatement of an idea, often for clarity.
A kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or ideas huma…
Paradox
A situation, action, or feeling that appears contradictory bu…
Parallelism
A similar grammatical structure within a line/lines of poetry…
15 terms
AP English Literature 12 - Vocab #3
abrogate
admonish
buffet
calumny
repeal or do away with (an agreement, law, or right)
warn or reprimand someone firmly
strike repeatedly and violently batter; afflict or harm repea…
the making of false and defamatory statements in order to dam…
abrogate
repeal or do away with (an agreement, law, or right)
admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 3
licentious
droll
perspicuity
austere
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
clearness or lucidity
severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbi…
licentious
promiscuous and unprincipled in sexual matters
droll
curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
25 terms
AP English Literature & Composition Fab Vocab #3
Anathema
Multifarious
Pugnacious
Reverie
(Noun)... Under a solemn ban or curse, usually by ecclesiastical…
(Adjective)... Having great diversity or variety... (Example: One p…
(Adjective)... Combative, quarrelsome... (Example: Watch yourself!…
(Noun)... Dream, musing, state of being lost in thought... (Example…
Anathema
(Noun)... Under a solemn ban or curse, usually by ecclesiastical…
Multifarious
(Adjective)... Having great diversity or variety... (Example: One p…
35 terms
AP English IV Literature Terms #3
Epiphany
Epistrophe
Euphemism
Euphony
Greek for "manifestation" or "showing-forth"... A sudden revelat…
The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one con…
Pleasing, harmonious sounds... The pleasurable impression achiev…
Epiphany
Greek for "manifestation" or "showing-forth"... A sudden revelat…
Epistrophe
The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
8 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 3
Acerbic
Chagrined
Detached
Fervent
caustic, bitter
mortified, embarrassed
aloof, disinterested
zealous, fanatical
Acerbic
caustic, bitter
Chagrined
mortified, embarrassed
67 terms
English AP Literature
Conceit
The Petrarchan conceit
Example of the Petrarchan conceit
The metaphysical conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
my love --> like the ocean
sets up an analogy between entity's spiritual qualities and a…
Conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
The Petrarchan conceit
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
30 terms
AP English Literature and Composition List 3+4
Chorus
Climax
Conceit
Connotation
a group of actors speaking or chanting in unison, often while…
the turning point or high point in a plot
a metaphor of great ingenuity in which a fanciful notion, an…
what a word suggests beyond its basic definition; a word's ov…
Chorus
a group of actors speaking or chanting in unison, often while…
Climax
the turning point or high point in a plot
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