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AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
101 terms
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
AP Literature Review Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
6 terms
Ap literature
apostrophe
metonymy
hyperbole
oxymoron
figure of speech used to adresss an imaginary character
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory te…
apostrophe
figure of speech used to adresss an imaginary character
metonymy
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
48 terms
Poetic Terms AP Literature
alliteration
assonance
cacophony
consonance
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
the opposite of euphony; a harsh, unpleasant combination of s…
the repetition in two or more words of final consonants in st…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
25 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
20 terms
AP Literature
Surrealism
Archetype
The fourth wall
Malapropism
a style of art and literature developed principally in the 20…
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
The imaginary wall of a box set that separates the actors fro…
An act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, especially by…
Surrealism
a style of art and literature developed principally in the 20…
Archetype
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
51 terms
AP Literature Allusions 2015
Scrooge
Noah and the Flood
Achilles' heel
Sam... Mrs. Grundy
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
a physical weakness that leads to his/her downfall despite ov…
Necessarily, being a "Mrs. Grundy" is not a good thing. If so…
Scrooge
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
Noah and the Flood
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
AP Literature
acting
action
allegory
alliteration
the last of the four steps of characterization in a... performed…
an imagined event or series of events; an event may be verbal…
as in metaphor, one thing (usually non rational, abstract, re…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds through a sequence…
acting
the last of the four steps of characterization in a... performed…
action
an imagined event or series of events; an event may be verbal…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
101 terms
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
69 terms
AP LITERATURE
aggrieved
degenerate
obstinately
plaintive
troubled
inferior
stubbornly; inflexibly
mournful; sad
aggrieved
troubled
degenerate
inferior
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
115 terms
AP Literature Terms
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
A reference to another work or famous figure.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
101 terms
AP Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
is a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or…
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
Allegory
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
Alliteration
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
175 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
121 terms
AP Literature Terminology
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
100 terms
AP Literature Terms
Alliteration
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
A situation in which something can be understood in more than…
Repetition of the same words at the beginning of several cons…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
Allegory
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
61 terms
Ocar AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
20 terms
AP Literature Unit 3
Cavort
Credence
Decry
Dissemble
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
(v.) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impres…
Cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
Credence
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
28 terms
AP Literature
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
several consecutive words w/the same sound ("The twisting tro…
A mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or thi…
structurally parallel words, phrases, or clauses for the purp…
absent or dead are spoken to as if present ("Michael Jackson,…
alliteration
several consecutive words w/the same sound ("The twisting tro…
allusion
A mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or thi…
AP Literature Allusions: Biblical
manna in the desert
the golden calf
turn the other cheek
the blind leading the blind
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
(NT) to refrain from retaliation after being attacked/insulte…
(NT I think?) sinners leading sinners; refers to incompetent…
manna in the desert
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
the golden calf
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
40 terms
AP Literature Vocab Quiz
saturnine
blandishment
imbroglio
adamant
(adj) broodingly and sullenly unhappy
(n) excessive, ingratiating praise
(n) a difficult or intricate situation, a confused heap, a ta…
(adj) firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will
saturnine
(adj) broodingly and sullenly unhappy
blandishment
(n) excessive, ingratiating praise
64 terms
AP Literature: Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to win; god who was Keeper of Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light; known…
Achilles' heel
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
10 terms
AP Literature
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Attacking the arguer rather than the argument or the issue.…
The device of using character and or story element symbolical…
The repetition of sounds especially initial consonant sounds…
Direct or indirect reference to something which is presumably…
Ad Hominem
Attacking the arguer rather than the argument or the issue.…
Allegory
The device of using character and or story element symbolical…
17 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Words
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
(n.) an activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
(adj.) changing suddenly; fickle
(n.) an inequality; a gap; an imbalance
(n.) capacity or power to produce a desired effect
avocation
(n.) an activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
capricious
(adj.) changing suddenly; fickle
30 terms
AP literature
anachronism
bathos
bombast
caesura
out of place time-wise; something modern in an old-fashioned…
unearned pathos; trying too hard to evoke emotion
using big words to impress
pause in a line of poetry
anachronism
out of place time-wise; something modern in an old-fashioned…
bathos
unearned pathos; trying too hard to evoke emotion
45 terms
AP Literature Terms
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a technique by which a writer addresses an inanimate object,…
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
85 terms
AP Literature Literary Devices
consonance
personification
masculine rhyme
simile
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A rhyme ending on the final stressed syllable
A comparison using "like" or "as"
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 12
Legend
Limerick
Line
Melodrama
a widely told tale about the past, one that may have a founda…
a type of poem that consists of two lines of rhymed anapestic…
unit of poetic verse. When writing verse in prose, use a / to…
a play based upon a dramatic plot and developed sensationally…
Legend
a widely told tale about the past, one that may have a founda…
Limerick
a type of poem that consists of two lines of rhymed anapestic…
30 terms
AP Literature (Prose) Vocabulary
antihero
archetype
flashback
flat character
a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make h…
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an…
a character who embodies a single quality and who does not de…
antihero
a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make h…
archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
30 terms
AP Literature Terms (with images)
Allegory
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
When a character speaks to a character or object that is not…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
AP Literature
Absurdist Literature
Catharsis
Controlling methaphor
Deus Ex Machina
a genre of fictional narrative where characters cannot find p…
the process of releasing and providing relief from strong or…
runs throughout whole work and determines its form and nature
unexpected event that saves a seemingly hopeless situation
Absurdist Literature
a genre of fictional narrative where characters cannot find p…
Catharsis
the process of releasing and providing relief from strong or…
175 terms
AP Literature
Accent:
Allegory
Alliteration:
Allusion:
Where the stress is in a syllable
A story that is symbolic but restricted to a single meaning
Repetition of consonant sounds
A reference to something or someone from history or literature
Accent:
Where the stress is in a syllable
Allegory
A story that is symbolic but restricted to a single meaning
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 17
Rhythm
Rising Action
Romance
Round Character
the metrical or rhythmical pattern in a poem
the development of conflict leading to a crisis; the second s…
works having extravagant characters, remote or exotic setting…
a fully developed character; character who is complex, multi-…
Rhythm
the metrical or rhythmical pattern in a poem
Rising Action
the development of conflict leading to a crisis; the second s…
51 terms
AP Literature Allusions
phoenix
Aphrodite/Venus
Psyche
Neptune/Poseidon
a bird that is immortal but dies in a self-built pyre every 5…
goddess of love and beauty
a great mortal beauty, became the goddess of emotion
god of the sea
phoenix
a bird that is immortal but dies in a self-built pyre every 5…
Aphrodite/Venus
goddess of love and beauty
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 18
Setting
Short Story
Simile
Slang
the place(s) and time(s) of the story, including the historic…
also called tale. Has many of the same characteristics as the…
a figure of speech which takes the form of a comparison betwe…
expressions that are usually fleeting and may or may not be p…
Setting
the place(s) and time(s) of the story, including the historic…
Short Story
also called tale. Has many of the same characteristics as the…
57 terms
AP Literature: Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
repetition of similar consonant sounds
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
an address to either an absent person, some abstract quality,…
alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 22
Cliché
External Conflict
Internal Conflict
Epanalepsis
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
conflicts can exist between two people, between a person and…
a conflict can be internal, involving opposing forces within…
device of repetition in which the same expression (single wor…
Cliché
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
External Conflict
conflicts can exist between two people, between a person and…
AP Literature
Terms
Alliteration
Allegory
Abstract
Lit Terms
The repition of sounds in a sequence of words, generally cons…
A narrative that has at least two levels of meaning: a surfac…
Abstract terms and statements describe ideas or denote genera…
Terms
Lit Terms
Alliteration
The repition of sounds in a sequence of words, generally cons…
54 terms
AP Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
A story in which an abstract idea, often a moral or lesson, i…
The repetition of the initial consonant sounds in two or more…
The reference within a work to another literary work, or to a…
A brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event…
Allegory
A story in which an abstract idea, often a moral or lesson, i…
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant sounds in two or more…
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