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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
213 terms
The Giant List of Terms for AP English Literature
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
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…
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…
57 terms
AP English Literature Exam Review
epic
litotes
A.D. 449
Fate and Fame
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
the year that the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (three Germanic t…
key elements of Anglo-Saxon belief. The first (Wyrd) is inesc…
epic
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
litotes
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
45 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
A literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds... World Wide Web or Big…
abstract
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
act
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
24 terms
Hamlet (AP English Literature)
Setting
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
Brother of the dead king
Hamlet's mother who remarries her husband's brother
Setting
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Hamlet
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
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…
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…
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…
242 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
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…
a vagueness of meaning; a conscious lack of clarity meant to…
allegory
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
198 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
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…
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…
90 terms
AP English Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
same constant at the beginning of words ex. Marilyn Monroe
When the author is unclear/leaves out an event, so the reader…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of lines of a…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
same constant at the beginning of words ex. Marilyn Monroe
30 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
consonance
assonance
alliteration
parallelism
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
102 terms
AP English Literature Terms
devices of sound
style
point of view
theme
the techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in…
the characteristic manner of expression of an author; include…
any of several possible vantage points from which a story is…
the main thought expressed by a work; meaning of the work as…
devices of sound
the techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in…
style
the characteristic manner of expression of an author; include…
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…
60 terms
AP English Literature Tone Words
aloof
apathetic
ambivalent
audacious
not emotionally involved, at a distance
uncaring
having mixed feelings
recklessly bold or contemptuous
aloof
not emotionally involved, at a distance
apathetic
uncaring
34 terms
AP English Literature Literary Terms
Allusion
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
Verbal Irony
A brief reference to a literary, mythological, famous, or his…
when a reader or viewer knows something that a character does…
when something happens that the reader or character does not…
when someone says one thing but means another
Allusion
A brief reference to a literary, mythological, famous, or his…
Dramatic Irony
when a reader or viewer knows something that a character does…
26 terms
AP English Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Allegory
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
20 terms
AP English Literature Drama Terms
Aside
Monologue
Soliloquy
Allusion
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
A dramatic speech, revealing inner thoughts and feelings, spo…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Aside
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Monologue
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
78 terms
Terms- AP English Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
30 terms
AP English Literature Terms
bard
bathos
belle-lettres
bibliography
a poet, in olden times, a performer who told heroic stories t…
the use of insincere or overdone sentimentality
the French term for the world of books, criticism, and litera…
a list of works cited or otherwise relevant to a subject or o…
bard
a poet, in olden times, a performer who told heroic stories t…
bathos
the use of insincere or overdone sentimentality
81 terms
AP English Literature Terms
asyndeton
apostrophe
assonance
apposition
commas used w/o conjunction to separate a series of words (i.…
calling out to an object or an abstract idea (i.e. the wind)
repetition of vowel sounds
when elements that are an explanation of the something stated…
asyndeton
commas used w/o conjunction to separate a series of words (i.…
apostrophe
calling out to an object or an abstract idea (i.e. the wind)
66 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
apostrophe
assonance
apposition
unable to be touched, not concrete
calling out to an object or an abstract idea (i.e. the wind)
repetition of vowel sounds
when elements that are an explanation of the something stated…
abstract
unable to be touched, not concrete
apostrophe
calling out to an object or an abstract idea (i.e. the wind)
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
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…
227 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
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…
a person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
allegory
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
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…
184 terms
Close Reading AP English Literature (AP 4)
Inference
Archetype
Antagonist
Protagonist
opinion with evidence to support
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
person who opposes the protagonist
the hero or main character
Inference
opinion with evidence to support
Archetype
an original pattern or model from which all other things of t…
51 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
apostrophe
caesura
connotation
...
...
...
...
allegory
...
apostrophe
...
34 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
alliteration
anachronism
analogy
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
a person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
a comparison that points out similarities between two dissimi…
allegory
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
40 terms
AP English Literature
abjure
abrogate
abstemious
acumen
Give up, renounce; repudiate, recant, or shun (especially for…
(v.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
(adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charact…
Sharpness of insight... Mental keenness... Mental sharpness... ability…
abjure
Give up, renounce; repudiate, recant, or shun (especially for…
abrogate
(v.) to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
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…
19 terms
AP English and Literature Vocab
dichotomy
exegesis
schema
verisimilitude
(n) division into parts, usually two parts in opposition... syn:…
(n) critical explanation of a text ... syn: explication ... ant: ob…
(n) a diagram, plan of scheme ... syn: diagram ... ant: disorder
(n) the appearance or semblance of truth... syn: truthfulness... an…
dichotomy
(n) division into parts, usually two parts in opposition... syn:…
exegesis
(n) critical explanation of a text ... syn: explication ... ant: ob…
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…
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…
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…
90 terms
AP English Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
same constant at the beginning of words ex. Marilyn Monroe
When the author is unclear/leaves out an event, so the reader…
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of lines of a…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
same constant at the beginning of words ex. Marilyn Monroe
44 terms
AP Senior English Literature
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
Repetition of consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Abstract
Brief summary of the major parts of a research study
Allegory
A literary form in which something is said to be like somethi…
45 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Blank Verse
Cacophony
Declarative Sentence
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
A harsh, discordant mixture of sounds
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
Ambiguity
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Blank Verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
31 terms
AP English Allusions - Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged... L: after Brobd…
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