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Unit 2 Vocabulary - British Literature
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
(v.) to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challen…
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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British Literature Unit 2
Degenerate
Engender
Genre
Cognate
a corrupt wrongdoer
to bring about, to produce
a kind or type of art
related to or coming from the same source
Degenerate
a corrupt wrongdoer
Engender
to bring about, to produce
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BJU British Literature - Unit 2
Romantics
Main Authors....
Emotions
History of the Romantic Era...
open themselves to a transcendental experience, everything th…
Wordsworth, Coleridge, Bryon, Keats, & Shelly
Heart rules head
1832 - Death of Sir Walter Scott / First Reform Bill... Major h…
Romantics
open themselves to a transcendental experience, everything th…
Main Authors....
Wordsworth, Coleridge, Bryon, Keats, & Shelly
British literature unit 2
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
(V) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming... SY…
(N) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularly…
(ADJ) pompous or over blown in language; full of high-soundin…
(ADJ) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lack…
ameliorate
(V) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming... SY…
aplomb
(N) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularly…
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British Literature Unit 2
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
The Common Reader, How Should One Read…
Rain
Strange Meeting
Hardy
Woolf
Thomas
Owen
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Hardy
The Common Reader, How Should One Read…
Woolf
28 terms
British Literature Unit 2
Quest
Medieval Romance
Bob and Wheel
Rhymed Couplet
Search for something important
Adventure stories with someone in trouble and quests
2 syllables that form a bridge in a long alliterative passage…
Two lines of the same length that rhyme and complete one thou…
Quest
Search for something important
Medieval Romance
Adventure stories with someone in trouble and quests
British Literature Terms: Unit 2
Avid
Halcyon
Devious
Accost
eager or enthusiastic about something
tranquil and free from disturbance or care
not straightforward, sincere, or honest about intentions or m…
to approach and stop somebody in order to speak to that person
Avid
eager or enthusiastic about something
Halcyon
tranquil and free from disturbance or care
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Unit 2 British Literature
1485
1492
1558
1564
The War of the Roses Ends
Columbus reaches the new world
Elizabeth I begins her reign
William Shakespeare is born
1485
The War of the Roses Ends
1492
Columbus reaches the new world
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British Literature Unit 2
Pilgrimage
scop
Chaucer
indirect characterization
A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
person who tells stories
Wrote the Canterbury Tales
Author subtly reveals the character through actions and inter…
Pilgrimage
A journey to a place considered sacred for religious purposes.
scop
person who tells stories
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British Literature Vocab (Unit 2)
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(V.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(N.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularly
(Adj.) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(Adj.) with ought experience; immature, not full developed; l…
Ameliorate
(V.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
Aplomb
(N.) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularly
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British literature unit 2 test
Rhyming couplet
3 quatrains
turn
octave
another word for 2 lines
3 stanzas of four lines each
a shift in focus or thought
8 line section
Rhyming couplet
another word for 2 lines
3 quatrains
3 stanzas of four lines each
British Literature Vocab Unit 2
ameliorate
aplomb
bombastic
callow
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
poise, assurance, great self-confidence, perpendicularity, co…
pompous or overblown in language, full of high sounding words…
without experience, immature, not fully developed, lacking so…
ameliorate
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence, perpendicularity, co…
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British Literature Unit 2 vocab
Comitatus
Wyrd
Scops
Mead Hall
The social bond between the lord and his thanes inspired phys…
A concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fat…
Oral poets within Old English literature.
In ancient Scandinavia and Germanic Europe a mead hall or fea…
Comitatus
The social bond between the lord and his thanes inspired phys…
Wyrd
A concept in Anglo-Saxon culture roughly corresponding to fat…
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British Literature Vocab. Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
the teacher______ at a student for cheating on a test
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval.
Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensively eager.
Having a salty taste
Accost
the teacher______ at a student for cheating on a test
Animadversion
a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval.
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British Literature: Unit 2 Vocabulary
establish
ensure
widespread
controversy
set up; cause to happen
to make certain
occurring over a wide area
lengthy disagreement
establish
set up; cause to happen
ensure
to make certain
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British Literature - Unit 2 Vocabulary
Irresolute
Nebulous
Novice
Pretentious
Adj. - Unable to make up one's mind; hesitating.
Adj. - Cloudlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not tr…
Noun - One who is just a beginner at some activity requiring…
Adj. - Done for show, striving to make big impression; claimi…
Irresolute
Adj. - Unable to make up one's mind; hesitating.
Nebulous
Adj. - Cloudlike, resembling a cloud; cloudy in color, not tr…
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British literature Unit 2 Vocab
Coy
Epitaph
Hyperbole
Just
shyness
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
based on or behaving according to what is morally right and f…
Coy
shyness
Epitaph
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
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British literature Unit 2 Vocab
Coy
Epitaph
Hyperbole
Just
making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to b…
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
based on or behaving according to what is morally right and f…
Coy
making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to b…
Epitaph
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
15 terms
British literature Unit 2 Vocab
Coy
Epitaph
Hyperbole
Just
making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to b…
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
based on or behaving according to what is morally right and f…
Coy
making a pretense of shyness or modesty that is intended to b…
Epitaph
a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has d…
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Unit 2 British Literature Vocabulary
Affliction
Heathen
Hoary
Infamous
something that causes pain or suffering
a person who does not belong to a widely held religion (espec…
very old: not interesting, funny, etc., because of being used…
well known for some bad quality or deed
Affliction
something that causes pain or suffering
Heathen
a person who does not belong to a widely held religion (espec…
20 terms
British Literature Unit 2 Vocab
abate
anachronism
banal
chauvinist
make or become less strong
the attribution of a custom, event, etc., to a period to whic…
trite, feeble, commonplace
one who exhibits exaggerated or prejudiced support or loyalty…
abate
make or become less strong
anachronism
the attribution of a custom, event, etc., to a period to whic…
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British Literature Vocab Unit 2
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(n) protection; patronage; sponsorship
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a performer or perfor…
aegis
(n) protection; patronage; sponsorship
apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
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British Literature Vocab Unit 2
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(n) protection; patronage; sponsorship
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a performer or perfor…
aegis
(n) protection; patronage; sponsorship
apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
British Literature Vocabulary Unit 2
accost
devious
maelstrom
sacrilege
speak to someone
deviating from a straight course
a powerful circular current of water
blasphemous behavior
accost
speak to someone
devious
deviating from a straight course
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British Literature - Vocabulary Unit 2
Avid
Halcyon
Devious
Accost
Eager for or enthusiastic about something
Tranquil and free from disturbance or care; mythical bird
Not straightforward, sincere, or honest about intentions or m…
To approach and stop somebody in order to speak to that perso…
Avid
Eager for or enthusiastic about something
Halcyon
Tranquil and free from disturbance or care; mythical bird
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British Literature Honors ~ Vocabulary Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
To approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging…
A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely eager
Having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
To approach and speak to first; to confront in a challenging…
Animadversion
A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Unit 2 Vocabulary (Honors British Literature)
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
(v.) to approach or confront
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or dissapproval
(adj.) to be keen or enthusiastic
(adj.) to have a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
accost
(v.) to approach or confront
animadversion
(n.) a comment indicating strong criticism or dissapproval
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Pacana Unit 2 British Literature
Cultural Advantage
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
Taking England meant tangling with the…
What kind of advantage did France have that made William the…
Who was Crowned on Christmas in St Peter's Basilica in 800 by…
Who united Western Europe?
Why didn't Charlemagne try to take England?
Cultural Advantage
What kind of advantage did France have that made William the…
Charlemagne
Who was Crowned on Christmas in St Peter's Basilica in 800 by…
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British Literature Short Answer Unit 2
Loanword ex
Dialect ex
Levels of English Society
Moral
A foreign word adopted into a language with little to no chan…
A mode of speech particular to an area or group including pro…
Pardoner Church ... Wife of Bath Merchant ... Squire Feudal
An ethical lesson taught by a story
Loanword ex
A foreign word adopted into a language with little to no chan…
Dialect ex
A mode of speech particular to an area or group including pro…
27 terms
British Literature Unit 2 Test
angered; infuriated
throw
admired; looked on with great value
an unrhymed line of 10 syllables with…
incensed
ject
esteemed
iambic pentameter
angered; infuriated
incensed
throw
ject
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Unit 2 Review (British Literature)
What is the basic form of a sonnet?
In Spenser's Sonnet 1, the speaker say…
Spenser's Sonnet 75, the speaker write…
Which is the best paraphrase of this l…
Fourtheen lines
The speaker's poem is not worthy of his love.
His poem will make their love immortal.
The things the world considers great in life seem meaningless…
What is the basic form of a sonnet?
Fourtheen lines
In Spenser's Sonnet 1, the speaker say…
The speaker's poem is not worthy of his love.
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Semester 2 Unit 2 British Literature
How many different end rhymes appear i…
With the words in "Childe Harold's Pil…
Which of the following lines of poetry…
In "Ozymandius," the inscription "My n…
three
True
"I love not man the less, but Nature more,"
expected the words to stand in the middle or a scene of great…
How many different end rhymes appear i…
three
With the words in "Childe Harold's Pil…
True
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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…
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British and World Literature Vocabulary Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
To confront in a aggressive way
A comment critics or disapproval
Enthusiastic
Having a salty taste
Accost
To confront in a aggressive way
Animadversion
A comment critics or disapproval
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British Literature Unit Two
degenerate
engender
genre
cognate
n. corrupt wrongdoer
v. to bring about; to produce
n. a type of art
adj. related or coming from the same source
degenerate
n. corrupt wrongdoer
engender
v. to bring about; to produce
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Unit 2 (British Lit.)
adroit
amicable
averse
belligerent
skillful
friendly
opposed
aggressive, warlike
adroit
skillful
amicable
friendly
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Unit 4 Vocabulary - British Literature
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bri…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
26 terms
Unit 2 Honors British Lit.
feudal system
feudal system structure
feudal system power
chivalry
A political and social system based on the granting of land i…
king, nobles, knights, serfs
owning land showed your wealth.
an aristocratic belief that prescribed what qualities and att…
feudal system
A political and social system based on the granting of land i…
feudal system structure
king, nobles, knights, serfs
20 terms
Unit 3 Vocabulary - British Literature
articulate
cavort
credence
decry
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
(n.) belief, mental acceptance
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
articulate
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
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Vocab Unit #2 (British Literature)
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
Speak to someone
Harsh criticism
Marked by active interest
Slightly salty
Accost
Speak to someone
Animadversion
Harsh criticism
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Vocabulary Unit 2 Level F Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
ameliorate... v.
aplomb ... n.
bombastic ... adj.
callow... adj.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming... synon…
poise, assurance, great self-confidence... synonyms: composure,…
pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words…
without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking so…
ameliorate... v.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming... synon…
aplomb ... n.
poise, assurance, great self-confidence... synonyms: composure,…
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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
27 terms
British Literature Unit 2 (read the notes before you start)
French writers
John Wycliffe
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
influenced English medieval poets who wrote for sophisticated…
*called the Morning Star of the Reformation... *wrote "For the O…
* author of the Canterbury Tales... * successfully used satire t…
* a variety of tales in a single composition... * the setting is…
French writers
influenced English medieval poets who wrote for sophisticated…
John Wycliffe
*called the Morning Star of the Reformation... *wrote "For the O…
10 terms
British Lit Vocab Unit 2
Germane
Insatiable
Intransigent
Invidious
(Adj) relevant, appropriate, fitting
(Adj) so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
(Adj) refusing to compromise, irreconcilable
(Adj) offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness or rese…
Germane
(Adj) relevant, appropriate, fitting
Insatiable
(Adj) so great or demanding as not to be satisfied
27 terms
British Literature Unit 2 (read the notes before you start)
French writers
John Wycliffe
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
influenced English medieval poets who wrote for sophisticated…
*called the Morning Star of the Reformation... *wrote "For the O…
* author of the Canterbury Tales... * successfully used satire t…
* a variety of tales in a single composition... * the setting is…
French writers
influenced English medieval poets who wrote for sophisticated…
John Wycliffe
*called the Morning Star of the Reformation... *wrote "For the O…
20 terms
British Lit. Vocabulary Unit 2
ambivalent
archetype
atrophy
blithe
Definition: (adj.) Wavering or uncertain because of an inabil…
Definition: (n.) An original model on which something of the…
Definition: (v.) To waste away... Synonym: decay... Antonym: mature
Definition: (adj.) a.) Merry and carefree b.) Overly unconcer…
ambivalent
Definition: (adj.) Wavering or uncertain because of an inabil…
archetype
Definition: (n.) An original model on which something of the…
41 terms
Unit 1--The Periods of British Literature
dominion
depredation
incumbent
redress
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
adj. required as a duty or an obligation
n. repayment for a wrong or an injury
dominion
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
depredation
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
49 terms
British Literature Unit Two
Which country expelled all Europeans b…
When Queen Elizabeth I ruled England,…
Which invention was introduced during…
The Italian word "sonnetto" means whic…
Japan
False, it was Protestantism
Printing Press
Little sound or song
Which country expelled all Europeans b…
Japan
When Queen Elizabeth I ruled England,…
False, it was Protestantism
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British Lit Unit 2 Vocabulary
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
v. to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging…
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
adj. desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely e…
adj. having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
v. to approach and speak first; to confront in a challenging…
Animadversion
n. a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
23 terms
Vocabulary Unit 2 Level F Honors British Literature (Ms. Bass)
ameliorate... v.
aplomb ... n.
bombastic ... adj.
callow... adj.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw... synonyms: amend, bet…
poise, assurance, great self-confidence... synonyms: composure,…
high-sounding but with little meaning ... synonyms: inflated, hi…
without experience; immature, not fully developed... synonyms:…
ameliorate... v.
to improve, make better, correct a flaw... synonyms: amend, bet…
aplomb ... n.
poise, assurance, great self-confidence... synonyms: composure,…
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