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AP Literature Vocab 8
Euphony
Existentialism
Exposition
Fable
A quality of style marked by pleasing, harmonious sounds, the…
A term applied to a group of attitudes which emphasize existe…
The introductory material which sets the tone, gives the sett…
A story written to make a moral point, using animals as chara…
Euphony
A quality of style marked by pleasing, harmonious sounds, the…
Existentialism
A term applied to a group of attitudes which emphasize existe…
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AP Literature Vocabulary (Set- 8)
Manifest
Ostentatious
Sanguine
Strident
Obvious, apparent, perceptible to the eye (adj); to show, mak…
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy - adj
ruddy; cheerfully optimistic - adj
harsh - adj
Manifest
Obvious, apparent, perceptible to the eye (adj); to show, mak…
Ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy - adj
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AP Literature Unit 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
ra' ... noun: a departure from what is proper, expected, or norm…
ad' hak'... adjective: for this purpose; improvised. ... adverb: wi…
ban... noun: The source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruc…
ba... noun: the intrusion of the commonplace or trite material i…
aberration
ra' ... noun: a departure from what is proper, expected, or norm…
ad hoc
ad' hak'... adjective: for this purpose; improvised. ... adverb: wi…
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AP Literature List 8
abstraction
ambiguity
anaphora
aphorism
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
When an author leaves out details/information or is unclear a…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
abstraction
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
ambiguity
When an author leaves out details/information or is unclear a…
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AP Literature Vocabulary 8
Imbroglio
Fecundity
Sundry
Effete
Confusion; morass; quagmire
Fertility
Miscellaneous
Overly refined (used up)
Imbroglio
Confusion; morass; quagmire
Fecundity
Fertility
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Acquiesce
Amity
Arduous
Gestalt
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit... Everyone a…
(n) A friendly relationship... The amity between the two finalis…
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort... Jason went to take a…
(n.) an organized whole... Ond simple cannot grasp the gestalt o…
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit... Everyone a…
Amity
(n) A friendly relationship... The amity between the two finalis…
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AP Literature Terms 8
PLOT
POINT OF VIEW
POLYSYNDETON
PROTAGONIST
the series of related events in a story or play, sometimes ca…
the vantage point from which the writer tells the story
sentence which uses a conjunction with NO commas to separate…
the central character in a story, the one who initiates or dr…
PLOT
the series of related events in a story or play, sometimes ca…
POINT OF VIEW
the vantage point from which the writer tells the story
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AP Literature - week 8
dichotomy (noun)
duplicitous (adj.)
egregious (adj.)
embark (verb)
a division or contrast between two things that are represente…
double-dealing; hypocrisy; deceit
gross; shocking
to make a beginning
dichotomy (noun)
a division or contrast between two things that are represente…
duplicitous (adj.)
double-dealing; hypocrisy; deceit
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AP Literature Week 8
Simile
Soliloquy
Stanza
Stock Characters
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
An act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself; typi…
An arrangement of a certain number of lines.
A fictional character based on a common literary based on a c…
Simile
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
Soliloquy
An act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself; typi…
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AP Literature vocabulary 1-8
banter
bedlam
burly
conjecture
playful teasing
confusion; chaos
stout
supposition; guess
banter
playful teasing
bedlam
confusion; chaos
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AP Literature Terms 8
synesthesia
syntax
theme
thesis
a description involving a "crossing of the senses." ... EX: "A…
Grammatical arrangement of words... EX: •Incorrect - To the mov…
a main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that…
statement in a non-fiction or a fiction work that a writer in…
synesthesia
a description involving a "crossing of the senses." ... EX: "A…
syntax
Grammatical arrangement of words... EX: •Incorrect - To the mov…
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AP Literature Vocab 8
ebullience
éclat
eclectic
efficacy
enthusiasm; high spirits
brilliant or striking success
choosing from a wide range of interests
effectiveness
ebullience
enthusiasm; high spirits
éclat
brilliant or striking success
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AP Literature List 8
abstraction
ambiguity
anaphora
aphorism
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
When an author leaves out details/information or is unclear a…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
abstraction
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
ambiguity
When an author leaves out details/information or is unclear a…
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AP Literature Unit 8
Aberration
Ad Hoc
Bane
Bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(n.) the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction,…
(n.) the intrusion of commonplace or trite material into a co…
Aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
Ad Hoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
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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…
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AP Literature Vocabulary #8
Scintillant
Espouse
Despondency
Whimsical
that of which sparkles or emits light
To adopt or support a cause or belief
being in a state of deep sadness or hopelessness
amusing or playful in an unfamiliar manner
Scintillant
that of which sparkles or emits light
Espouse
To adopt or support a cause or belief
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ap literature terms 8
synesthesia
syntax
theme
thesis
the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or…
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
the subject of a talk, piece of writing, person's thoughts, o…
a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be…
synesthesia
the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or…
syntax
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
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AP Literature lesson 8
cryptic
cursory
dearth
debilitate
secret; having a hidden meaning
without attention to details
shortage
to weaken
cryptic
secret; having a hidden meaning
cursory
without attention to details
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Ap Literature Allusion 8
Nirvana
Noah and The Flood
Odyssey
Oedipus
This Sanskrit word means "going out," like a light. Buddhists…
When God decided to punish the wicked of the world with a ter…
Recounts the story of a journey homeward of Odyssey and his m…
In attempt to avoid a prophecy he learned at a young age, he…
Nirvana
This Sanskrit word means "going out," like a light. Buddhists…
Noah and The Flood
When God decided to punish the wicked of the world with a ter…
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Harangue
Hegemony
Heroic Couplet
Hubris
A forceful sermon, lecture, or trade
A dominant cultural trend
Two rhymed lines written in iambic pentameter and used widely…
The excessive pride that often leads tragic heroes to their d…
Harangue
A forceful sermon, lecture, or trade
Hegemony
A dominant cultural trend
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Pullet (n)
Menial (adj)
Transmutation (n)
Supercilious (adj)
A young domestic hen-less than a year old
Relating to work regarded as servile; or relating to a servan…
1. Transformation 2. supposed conversion of base metals into…
Feeling of showing haughty disdain, proud, snooty
Pullet (n)
A young domestic hen-less than a year old
Menial (adj)
Relating to work regarded as servile; or relating to a servan…
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Fungible
Ingenuous
Indolent
Inveterate
being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be repla…
simple; naive; artless; without guile
disliking or avoiding work; lazy
settled in a habit, practice, prejudice; habitual
Fungible
being of such a nature that one part or quantity may be repla…
Ingenuous
simple; naive; artless; without guile
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AP Literature: Vocabulary 8
Lassitude
Leitmotif
Levee
Libation
A weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
Dominant or recurring theme
An embankment designed to prevent a river from flooding
A pouring of a liquid for ceremony; drink
Lassitude
A weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
Leitmotif
Dominant or recurring theme
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AP Literature Unit 8 Vocabulary
Manifest
Ostentatious
Sanguine
Strident
Obvious, apparent, perceptible to the eye (adj); to show, mak…
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy - adj
ruddy; cheerfully optimistic - adj
harsh - adj
Manifest
Obvious, apparent, perceptible to the eye (adj); to show, mak…
Ostentatious
marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showy - adj
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ap literature #8
Avarice
Dissonance
Phillstine
Scrupulous
extreme greed for wealth
lack of agreement
one who lacks culture
diligent and thorough to details
Avarice
extreme greed for wealth
Dissonance
lack of agreement
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AP Literature #8
Anecdote
Cacophony
Saga
Caustic
A short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
A harsh discordance, discordant meaningless mixture of sounds
Any narrative or legend of heroic exploits
Capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue. 2…
Anecdote
A short account of a particular incident or event, especially…
Cacophony
A harsh discordance, discordant meaningless mixture of sounds
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AP Literature Vocabulary 8
deign (verb)
harbinger (noun)
rapt (adj.)
palpable (adj.)
do something that one considers to be beneath one's dignity./…
a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of a…
completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing./ havi…
able to be touched or felt./ (especially of a feeling or atmo…
deign (verb)
do something that one considers to be beneath one's dignity./…
harbinger (noun)
a person or thing that announces or signals the approach of a…
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AP Literature Vocabulary #8
Erroneous
Supercilious
Persiflage
Fecundity
wrong or incorrect
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter
fruitfulness or fertility... the ability to produce abundant hea…
Erroneous
wrong or incorrect
Supercilious
behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to o…
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Vocab 8 AP literature
illimitable
incorrigible
nefarious
dilettante
boundless, measureless
unmanageable
very wicked, evil
a person who follows an art or study superficially though wit…
illimitable
boundless, measureless
incorrigible
unmanageable
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AP Literature Terms 8
Soliloquy
Sonnet
Spondee
Stanza
a monologue spoken by an actor at a point in the play when th…
a lyric poem of fourteen lines, usually in iambic pentameter,…
a metrical foot consisting of two successive strong beats
an arrangement of lines of verse in a pattern usually repeate…
Soliloquy
a monologue spoken by an actor at a point in the play when th…
Sonnet
a lyric poem of fourteen lines, usually in iambic pentameter,…
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AP literature Ordonez 8
Avarice
Avidity
Cynosure
Extrovert
(N.) extreme greed
(N.) intense desire
(N.) center of attention or interest
(N.) one whose interests lay outside themselves
Avarice
(N.) extreme greed
Avidity
(N.) intense desire
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Anachronism
Anon
Antebellum
Antediluvian
anything that is out of place in time
soon; shortly
before the war; especially before the American Civil War
old-fashioned; before the flood
Anachronism
anything that is out of place in time
Anon
soon; shortly
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Aberration
Ad hoc
Bane
Bathos
(N)the fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant esp…
(Adj) concerned with a particular end or purpose
(N) a source of harm or ruin
(N) the sudden appearance of the commonplace in otherwise ele…
Aberration
(N)the fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant esp…
Ad hoc
(Adj) concerned with a particular end or purpose
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AP Literature List 8
Abstraction
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Aphorism
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
When an author leaves out details or is unclear about an even…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Abstraction
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
Ambiguity
When an author leaves out details or is unclear about an even…
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Vocab 8 AP Literature
Acquiesce
Amity
Arduous
Gestalt
(V)comply silently or without protest; agree
(N) a friendly relationship
(Adj) requiring great exertion; laborious; difficult:
(N) unified whole.
Acquiesce
(V)comply silently or without protest; agree
Amity
(N) a friendly relationship
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AP Literature: Week 8
Aphorism
Assail
Beget
Bellicose
Pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as "if…
Make a concerted or violent attack on. Verb.
Give rise to, bring about. Verb.
Demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight. Adj.
Aphorism
Pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as "if…
Assail
Make a concerted or violent attack on. Verb.
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AP Literature: Vocab 8
abeyance
ambivalent
beleaguer
carte blache
a state of being temporarily inactive
having opposite or conflicting feeling
to surround from all sides
full freedom to act at one's own discretion
abeyance
a state of being temporarily inactive
ambivalent
having opposite or conflicting feeling
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AP Literature Vocabulary 8
lassitude
leitmotif
levee
libation
a weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
a dominant or recurring theme
an embankment designed to prevent a river from flooding
a pouring of a liquid for a ceremony; a drink
lassitude
a weariness, listlessness, a state of lethargy
leitmotif
a dominant or recurring theme
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AP Literature: Vocab 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper
(adj.) for a specific purpose; improvised
(n.) the source or cause of a fatal injury
(n.)material that is grossly insincere or exaggerated sentime…
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper
ad hoc
(adj.) for a specific purpose; improvised
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AP literature week 8
Conceit
Deductive reasoning
Inductive reasoning
Dialect
excessive pride in oneself.
logical process in which a conclusion is based on the concord…
logical process in which multiple premises, all believed true…
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
Conceit
excessive pride in oneself.
Deductive reasoning
logical process in which a conclusion is based on the concord…
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AP Literature Vocab 8
Aberration
Ad hoc
Bane
Bathos
a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or normal;…
for the specific purpose; improvised
the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction, or r…
the intrusion for commonplace or trite material into a contex…
Aberration
a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or normal;…
Ad hoc
for the specific purpose; improvised
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AP Literature Unit 8
Aberration
Ad Hoc
Bane
Bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(n.) the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction,…
(n.) the intrusion of commonplace or trite material into a co…
Aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
Ad Hoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
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AP Literature Vocab #8
Allegory
Alliteration
Anthology
Argot
a symbolic story in which events and characters stand for abs…
the repetition of an initial consonant sound in neighboring w…
a collection of works of literature
a specialized and often secret vocabulary of a particular group
Allegory
a symbolic story in which events and characters stand for abs…
Alliteration
the repetition of an initial consonant sound in neighboring w…
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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
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AP English Literature Week 8
Simile
Soliloquy
Stanza
Stock Character
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
A group of line in poetry, similar to the function of a parag…
Standard of clichéd character types: the drunk, the miser, th…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words as, like or…
Soliloquy
A speech spoken by a character alone on stage, meant to conve…
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AP Literature Vocabulary List 8
Plaintive
Portentous
Semblance
Penury
ADJ: sad; sorrowful; woebegone
ADJ: foreboding; alarming; ominous; portend... V: to foreshadow
N: resemblance; alikeness; pretense; affinity
N: extreme poverty (penurious: very poor)
Plaintive
ADJ: sad; sorrowful; woebegone
Portentous
ADJ: foreboding; alarming; ominous; portend... V: to foreshadow
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AP Literature: Vocab 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper
(adj.) for a specific purpose; improvised
(n.) the source or cause of a fatal injury
(n.)material that is grossly insincere or exaggerated sentime…
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper
ad hoc
(adj.) for a specific purpose; improvised
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Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
A series of words with each word starting with the same sound
...
...
Allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
Alliteration
A series of words with each word starting with the same sound
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AP Literature - Literary Terms 8
Point of View
First Person Point of View
Third Person Point of View
Objective Point of View
The way a story gets told and who tells it; method of narrati…
Point of view where narrator speaks as "I"
Point of view where narrator seems to be someone standing out…
Point of view where narrator reports speech and action, but n…
Point of View
The way a story gets told and who tells it; method of narrati…
First Person Point of View
Point of view where narrator speaks as "I"
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AP Literature Unit 8
essay types: argument
parallel structure (parallelism)
essay types: persuasion
rhetorical question
form of persuasion that appeals to reason instead of emotion…
the repetition of words or phrases that have... similar grammati…
relies more on emotional appeals than on facts
a question asked for an effect, and not actually requiring an…
essay types: argument
form of persuasion that appeals to reason instead of emotion…
parallel structure (parallelism)
the repetition of words or phrases that have... similar grammati…
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