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AP Eng. 4 Allusions - Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with... business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; after Brobdi…
- to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to... make a humming…
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 ; after Brobdi…
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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…
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AP English Literature #4
Onomatopoeia
Allegory
Ballad
Hyperbole
A word that sounds like its action
A story that is symbolic (ex: Fairy pilgrims progress, allego…
Narrative poem ie written in quatrains, interlocking rhyme sc…
Figure of speech with an exaggerated statement (type of irony)
Onomatopoeia
A word that sounds like its action
Allegory
A story that is symbolic (ex: Fairy pilgrims progress, allego…
15 terms
AP English Literature #4
Onomatopoeia
Allegory
Ballad
Hyperbole
A word that sounds like its action
A story that is symbolic (ex: Fairy pilgrims progress, allego…
Narrative poem ie written in quatrains, interlocking rhyme sc…
Figure of speech with an exaggerated statement (type of irony)
Onomatopoeia
A word that sounds like its action
Allegory
A story that is symbolic (ex: Fairy pilgrims progress, allego…
10 terms
AP English Literature/ 4
Comity
Comestible
Ephemeral
Temporal
Courtesy and considerate behavior towards others
Edible
Lasting for a very short time
Secular; relating to worldly affairs
Comity
Courtesy and considerate behavior towards others
Comestible
Edible
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AP English Literature Terms #4
Apostrophe
Couplet
Dramatic monologue
Epistolary
Speaker breaks off from addressing one party and addresses a…
A couplet is a pair of lines of metre in poetry. Couplets usu…
Is a type of poetry written in the form of a speech of an ind…
Relating to or denoting the writing of letters or literary wo…
Apostrophe
Speaker breaks off from addressing one party and addresses a…
Couplet
A couplet is a pair of lines of metre in poetry. Couplets usu…
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Ap English Literature Week 4
Epitaph
Euphemism
Euphony
Explicit
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
When sounds blend together harmoniously
To say or write something directly and clearly
Epitaph
Lines that commemorate the dead at their burial place
Euphemism
A word or phrase that takes the place of a harsh, unpleasant,…
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AP English Literature - Vocab #4
anachronistic
antithesis
arcane
bereft
pertaining to something that is not in its correct historical…
a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
understood by few; mysterious or secret
deprived of or lacking something, especially a non-material a…
anachronistic
pertaining to something that is not in its correct historical…
antithesis
a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
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AP English Literature Allusions #4
Stealing Someone's Thunder
Witch Hunt
Throw Down the Gauntlet
The Muses
-17th century playwright John Dennis invented sound effect of…
-1692 in Salem, Massachusetts: hysteria about supposed witche…
-in medieval times, if a knight wanted to challenge another k…
-Greek mythology: nine goddesses who presided over the arts-g…
Stealing Someone's Thunder
-17th century playwright John Dennis invented sound effect of…
Witch Hunt
-1692 in Salem, Massachusetts: hysteria about supposed witche…
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AP English Literature List 4
akin
corroborate
inexorable
insipid
adj: of similar character
verb: confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or fin…
adj: impossible to stop or prevent.
adj: without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualiti…
akin
adj: of similar character
corroborate
verb: confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or fin…
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AP English Literature Vocab 4
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
Related by blood
To make certain; to confirm
Unyielding
Without distinctive, interesting, or simulating qualities
Akin
Related by blood
Corroborate
To make certain; to confirm
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 4
prose
repetition
rhetoric
rhetorical modes
fiction and nonfiction, including all of its forms
the duplication, either exact or approximate, of any element…
the principles governing the art of writing effectively, eloq…
the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major k…
prose
fiction and nonfiction, including all of its forms
repetition
the duplication, either exact or approximate, of any element…
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AP English literature: vocabulary 4
Illustrious
Swoon
Malefactor
Cistern
Outstanding or famous because of past achievements.
To be overwhelmed with joy; to faint.
A person who does harm or evil; a criminal.
A tank or container for storing water.
Illustrious
Outstanding or famous because of past achievements.
Swoon
To be overwhelmed with joy; to faint.
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AP English Literature #4&5
haggle
captivate
trudge
foolhardy
to bargain over something
to attract attention, affection
to walk ploddingly, heavily and firmly
to act with a blatant disregard for consequences
haggle
to bargain over something
captivate
to attract attention, affection
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AP English/literature vocab #4
Impeccable
Rebuff
Resilient
Decry
Faultless; flawless; irreproachable
A blunt or abrupt rejection as of a person making advances. 2…
Springing back; rebounding. Recovering readily from adversity…
To speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless; e…
Impeccable
Faultless; flawless; irreproachable
Rebuff
A blunt or abrupt rejection as of a person making advances. 2…
AP English Literature Terminology #4
English Sonnet
Enjambment
Epic Simile
Euphony
14 lines, iambic pentameter
The breaking of a syntatic unit over two lines
Detailed comparison
Pleasant sounds in language
English Sonnet
14 lines, iambic pentameter
Enjambment
The breaking of a syntatic unit over two lines
50 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #4
Conduce
Cynical
Domesticity
Expurgations
help to bring about (a particular situation or outcome)
believing that people are motivated by self-interest; concern…
home or family life
to cleanse of something morally harmful, offensive, or errone…
Conduce
help to bring about (a particular situation or outcome)
Cynical
believing that people are motivated by self-interest; concern…
55 terms
Ap eng literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Allegory
Climax
Repetition of initial letters
Reference to a person or place
A story that has a moral and symbolic lesson
The peak of a story
Alliteration
Repetition of initial letters
Allusion
Reference to a person or place
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AP English Literature and Composition #4
pathos
persona
picaresque novel
pulp fiction
that element in literature that stimulates pity or sorrow
the role or facade that a charachter assumes or depicts to a…
an episodic novel about a rouge like wanderer who lives off h…
novel written for mass consumption, often emphasizing excitin…
pathos
that element in literature that stimulates pity or sorrow
persona
the role or facade that a charachter assumes or depicts to a…
10 terms
AP English Literature Unit 4
personification
parable
fable
farce
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
a relatively short story that teaches a moral, or a lesson ab…
a very short story told in prose or poetry that teaches a pra…
A type of comedy in which ridiculous and often stereotyped ch…
personification
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
parable
a relatively short story that teaches a moral, or a lesson ab…
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…
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AP English Literature List 4 Vocabulary
Akin
Corroborate
Inexorable
Insipid
similar or related (adjective)
to support or help prove (a statement, theory, etc...) by pro…
not able to be stopped or changed (adjective)
not interesting or exciting; dull or boring (adjective)
Akin
similar or related (adjective)
Corroborate
to support or help prove (a statement, theory, etc...) by pro…
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…
10 terms
AP English Literature Test 4
Allusion
Antithesis
Closed Couplet
Connotation
Reference to a known person, place, or thing
Pushing opposites together
2 lines rhyming that are grammatically complete... Often ends w…
Everyday meaning for a word
Allusion
Reference to a known person, place, or thing
Antithesis
Pushing opposites together
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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…
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…
14 terms
AP English Literature Literary Terms #4
Free Verse
Genre
Hubris
Hyperbole
Sometimes also called "open form" poetry, free verse refers t…
A French word meaning "kind" or "type." The major genres in l…
Excessive pride, self-confidence, and/or arrogance that leads…
A boldly exaggerated statement that adds emphasis without int…
Free Verse
Sometimes also called "open form" poetry, free verse refers t…
Genre
A French word meaning "kind" or "type." The major genres in l…
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…
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AP English Literature Vocab List #4
akin
ambivalent
corroborate
derision
(adj.) related by blood; allied by nature; having the same pr…
(adj.) having mixed feelings about someone or something; bein…
(v.) to make more certain; to confirm
(n.) ridicule and mockery
akin
(adj.) related by blood; allied by nature; having the same pr…
ambivalent
(adj.) having mixed feelings about someone or something; bein…
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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…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 4
insipid
nefarious
urbane
remonstrate
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
extremely wicked or villainous
having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
insipid
without distinctive, interesting, stimulating qualities; vapid
nefarious
extremely wicked or villainous
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AP English Literature Week 4 Vocab
articulate
decry
eulogy
feckless
(adj.) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective langu…
(v.) to condemn openly... syn: condemn, denounce, criticize... ant:…
(n.) a laudatory speech or piece of writing, esp. for someone…
(adj.) feeble or ineffective... syn: futile, pointless, meaningl…
articulate
(adj.) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective langu…
decry
(v.) to condemn openly... syn: condemn, denounce, criticize... ant:…
35 terms
AP English IV Literature Terms #4
Irony
Kenning
Lampoon
Leitmotif
A contradiction of incongruity between appearance or expectat…
A type of circumlocution in which a figurative, often compoun…
A satiric, often vicious, attack on an individual (or occasio…
An image or phrase that recurs throughout a work, each time e…
Irony
A contradiction of incongruity between appearance or expectat…
Kenning
A type of circumlocution in which a figurative, often compoun…
31 terms
AP Eng - literature book vocab
confederate
disposition
deliberation
entreated
united with others for a common purpose
an inclination or tendency
careful consideration
begged; pleaded
confederate
united with others for a common purpose
disposition
an inclination or tendency
8 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 4
Callous
Defiant
Exultant
Indomitable
uncaring, cruel
disobedient, rebellious
jubilant, thrilled
invincible, determined
Callous
uncaring, cruel
Defiant
disobedient, rebellious
25 terms
AP English Literature & Composition Fab Vocab #4
Diaphanous
August
Immutable
Pertinacity
Characterized by extreme delicacy of form; insubstantial; vag…
Marked by majestic dignity or grandeur ... (Example: Being in s…
Not being capable of or susceptible to change... (Example: I be…
Adhering resolutely to an opinion, purpose or design; stubbor…
Diaphanous
Characterized by extreme delicacy of form; insubstantial; vag…
August
Marked by majestic dignity or grandeur ... (Example: Being in s…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #4
Insipid
Nefarious
Urbane
Remonstrate
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Extremely wicked or villainous
Having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of s…
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval
Insipid
Without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; v…
Nefarious
Extremely wicked or villainous
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
20 terms
AP English Literature Units 3 + 4 Vocabulary
avocation
callous
capricious
disparity
a hobby/a minor occupation
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
prone to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
a substantial difference
avocation
a hobby/a minor occupation
callous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
12 terms
AP English Literature - Lesson 4 Literary Terms
Didactic
Deus Ex Machina
Dialect
Diction
A term applied to works with the primary and avowed purpose o…
Latin for "god from a machine." Difficulties were sometimes r…
A variety of a language distinguished by its pronunciation, v…
The choice of words in a work of literature and hence an elem…
Didactic
A term applied to works with the primary and avowed purpose o…
Deus Ex Machina
Latin for "god from a machine." Difficulties were sometimes r…
53 terms
AP English Literature Literary Terms Chunk #4
prologue
prose
protagonist
pun
the introductory part of literary work
all forms of writing similar to everyday speech. The language…
character around which the action is centered
a play on words, often achieved through the use of words with…
prologue
the introductory part of literary work
prose
all forms of writing similar to everyday speech. The language…
12 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocab 4
omniscient point of view
onomatopoeia
oxymoron
parable
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
word that sounds like what it describes
figure of speech combining two apparently contradictory eleme…
short fiction illustrating explicit moral lesson through anal…
omniscient point of view
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
onomatopoeia
word that sounds like what it describes
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…
50 terms
AP Eng Literature Vocab #1
haggling
haggling
haggling
haggling
bargain
negotiate
higgle
chaffer
haggling
bargain
haggling
negotiate
20 terms
Vocab List 4 AP English Literature
Atavistic
Autocratic
Borgeois
Clemency
Relating to or characterized by reversion to something ancien…
Of or relating to a ruler who has absolute power
Of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with refe…
Mercy; lenience
Atavistic
Relating to or characterized by reversion to something ancien…
Autocratic
Of or relating to a ruler who has absolute power
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…
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)
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