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11B English Language Final
asphyxiate
sachet
bland
arbor
to cause (someone) to stop breathing and often to become unco…
a small bag that has a powder or a mixture of dried flowers a…
: not interesting or exciting... : lacking strong flavor... : showi…
a shelter of vines or branches or of latticework covered with…
asphyxiate
to cause (someone) to stop breathing and often to become unco…
sachet
a small bag that has a powder or a mixture of dried flowers a…
English 11b unit 8
Concealment of one's real nature or mo…
Action designed to soothe
Make better
Eagerly, excited
Dissembling
Propitiation
Ameliorate
Avidly
Concealment of one's real nature or mo…
Dissembling
Action designed to soothe
Propitiation
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English 11B exam review
How does a writer show logos?
Why does a writer want to show ethos?
How does a writer show ethos?
How does a writer show pathos?
The writer gives facts, statistics, and examples.
The writer will seem more credible and the audience will trus…
The writer gives a counterargument and doesn't "bash" the opp…
The writer uses emotionally-charged words.
How does a writer show logos?
The writer gives facts, statistics, and examples.
Why does a writer want to show ethos?
The writer will seem more credible and the audience will trus…
English 11b unit 7
Ordinary
Sharply painful
Distribution
Concerned about of offending others
Mundane
Poignant
Dispersal
Tactful
Ordinary
Mundane
Sharply painful
Poignant
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English 11B Unit 7
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Flat Character
Round Character
writer simply states a character's traits
character is revealed through words/thoughts/actions descri…
one-dimensional character
complex and multi-faceted, like a real person
Direct Characterization
writer simply states a character's traits
Indirect Characterization
character is revealed through words/thoughts/actions descri…
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English 11B List 6
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
banal
noun: an intense dislike
verb: to make clear
adjective: likely to happen; threatening
adjective: common; ordinary
antipathy
noun: an intense dislike
elucidate
verb: to make clear
English 11B - Earnest Hemingway
Earnest Hemingway's life
Earnest Hemingway
Earnest Hemingway theme in "In Another…
Influences of Hemingway's writings
filled with hardships and advancements, wealth and poverty, l…
soldier in war by choice (declared as unfit due to poor eye s…
loneliness and loss experienced by those fighting in war
His life experiences shaped his works ... Reporter after high s…
Earnest Hemingway's life
filled with hardships and advancements, wealth and poverty, l…
Earnest Hemingway
soldier in war by choice (declared as unfit due to poor eye s…
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English 11B List 8
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
verb: to ridicule; to mock
verb: to criticize sharply
verb: to frolic; to romp about playfully
verb: to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
deride
verb: to ridicule; to mock
censure
verb: to criticize sharply
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English 11B List 7
adroit
macroscopic
fatuous
bovine
adjective: skillful; clever
adjective: visible to the naked eye
adjective: foolish; inane
adjective: pertaining to cows or cattle
adroit
adjective: skillful; clever
macroscopic
adjective: visible to the naked eye
English 11B - Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes was known for his abil…
Hughes wrote predominately about
How did Hughes sustain authenticity
Hughes loved
effectively and artistically reveal variety of African Americ…
Plight Blacks from their own point of view
Used dialect and colloquialisms
language and music
Langston Hughes was known for his abil…
effectively and artistically reveal variety of African Americ…
Hughes wrote predominately about
Plight Blacks from their own point of view
Vocabulary 11B (English)
retribution
charisma
entrepreneur
lucrative
punishment or atonement for a wrong
unusual ability to attract devoted followers; magnetic person…
a person who originates and operates a business, especially a…
financially profitable
retribution
punishment or atonement for a wrong
charisma
unusual ability to attract devoted followers; magnetic person…
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English Vocabulary Words 11B
misconstrue
obnoxious
placate
placid
verb- to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
adjective- highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
verb- to appease, soothe, satisfy, pacify
adjective- calm, peaceful
misconstrue
verb- to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of
obnoxious
adjective- highly offensive, arousing strong dislike
English 11B Unit 1
Anonmalous
Aspersion
Bizzarre
Brusque
(adj)Abnormal, Irregular, departing from the usual.
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement, in the act of slander…
(adj) Extremely strange, unusual, atypical.
(adj) Abrupt , blunt, with no formalities.
Anonmalous
(adj)Abnormal, Irregular, departing from the usual.
Aspersion
(n) A damaging or derogatory statement, in the act of slander…
English 11B All ANSWERS
What was the first successful English…
Select an example that supports the st…
Why would the colonists need a plan fo…
What was the proposition that Benjamin…
Jamestown, Virginia... -Lesson 1
Native Americans wanted to halt colonial expansion onto their…
to decide military and judicial procedures... -Lesson 1
a Grand Council overseeing a common defense, expansion, and I…
What was the first successful English…
Jamestown, Virginia... -Lesson 1
Select an example that supports the st…
Native Americans wanted to halt colonial expansion onto their…
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List 11B English Vocab
lattice
litigious
malleable
myriad
a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arrange…
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law
capable of being extended or shaped by hammering or by pressu…
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things
lattice
a structure of crossed wooden or metal strips usually arrange…
litigious
to make the subject of a lawsuit; contest at law
English Vocabulary List 11B
Flaccid
Impecunious
Inexorable
Moribund
Limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness (soft, flabby)…
Having little or no money (penniless, impoverished, indigent)…
Inflexible, beyond influence; relentless, unyielding (inescap…
Dying, on the way out (obsolescent) adj.
Flaccid
Limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness (soft, flabby)…
Impecunious
Having little or no money (penniless, impoverished, indigent)…
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English 11B List 9
machination
pejorative
harbinger
nubile
noun: an evil design or plan
adjective: having a negative effect; insulting
noun: an omen or sign
adjective: suitable for marriage in age and physical developm…
machination
noun: an evil design or plan
pejorative
adjective: having a negative effect; insulting
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English Vocab 11B
proponent
quaver
recoil
recoup
one who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or…
to shake, tremble, to trill
to spring back, shrink... the actor springing back
to make up for, regain
proponent
one who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or…
quaver
to shake, tremble, to trill
English 11B Exam
Alliteration
Apostrophe
Assonance
Blank Verse
Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore
Talking to something that does not talk back
repetition of vowel sounds
unrhymed iambic pentameter
Alliteration
Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore
Apostrophe
Talking to something that does not talk back
15 terms
English 11B List 10
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
noun: excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
verb: to make impure; to contaminate
verb: to come forth; to send forth
adjective: tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
noun: excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
verb: to make impure; to contaminate
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English 11B Exam Review
Insidious
Malinger
Obtuse
Preposterous
secretly treacherous
pretend to be ill
slow to understand
ridiculous
Insidious
secretly treacherous
Malinger
pretend to be ill
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English 11B Vocab
summarily
poignant
oscillation
ludicrous
quickly and without ceremony
physically or mentally painful
the action of swinging back and forth
laughably absurd; ridiculous
summarily
quickly and without ceremony
poignant
physically or mentally painful
English vocab 11b
Proponent
Quaver
Recoil
Recoup
One who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
To shake, tremble; to trill... S: vibrate, shiver, quake, palpit…
To spring back, shrink; the act of springing back ... S: flinch,…
To Make up for, regain ... S: recover, retrieve
Proponent
One who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or…
Quaver
To shake, tremble; to trill... S: vibrate, shiver, quake, palpit…
English 11B - Harlem Renaissance
Harlem represented ______________ in e…
What period was the Great Migration
Why did The Great Migration take place
Harlem Renaissance
endless possibilities, new-found freedom, and promise of impa…
1910 to 1930
Millions of blacks wanted to escape the racism and find new j…
Black literary and artistic movement centered in Harlem that…
Harlem represented ______________ in e…
endless possibilities, new-found freedom, and promise of impa…
What period was the Great Migration
1910 to 1930
Checkpoint 12 English 11B
What would the historical context for…
One way of understanding a text and an…
What is Frederick Douglass's purpose i…
From the context of paragraph 5, what…
the Civil War era
historical context
He is demonstrating that slavery victimizes both the slave an…
reason
What would the historical context for…
the Civil War era
One way of understanding a text and an…
historical context
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English 11B Final Vocab
absolve
adulation
anathema
avarice
v. to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
n. praise or flattery that is excessive
n. an object of intense dislike
n. a greedy desire, particularly for wealth
absolve
v. to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
adulation
n. praise or flattery that is excessive
English 11B Exam Quotes
"So very ridiculous was the idea that,…
"...for if the fountain gushed at my v…
"The circumstances leading to the chan…
"...however long I might remain a slav…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Narrator,…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Dr.Heidegg…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Doug…
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Doug…
"So very ridiculous was the idea that,…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Narrator,…
"...for if the fountain gushed at my v…
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Dr.Heidegg…
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English 11B Final Exam
insidious
malinger
obtuse
preposterous
secretly treacherous
pretend to be ill
slow to understand
ridiculous
insidious
secretly treacherous
malinger
pretend to be ill
English 11B Vocab
Elusive
Tumultuously
Exalted
Perception
difficult to explain or grasp
in an agitated manner; violently
elevated
an awareness; an insight
Elusive
difficult to explain or grasp
Tumultuously
in an agitated manner; violently
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English 11B Vocab List 5
aesthetic
wilt
doleful
turbulence
concerning the appreciation of beauty (n)
(v.) to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to lo…
Mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief (adj)
a violent disturbance (n)
aesthetic
concerning the appreciation of beauty (n)
wilt
(v.) to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to lo…
160 terms
English 11B Final Exam
mundane
poignant
rueful
inscrutable
commonplace; ordinary
sharply painful to the feelings
feeling or showing sorrow or pity
impossible to see; completely obscure or mysterious
mundane
commonplace; ordinary
poignant
sharply painful to the feelings
English11B Exam Words
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
(adj) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Anomalous
(adj) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Aspersion
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
English 11B - All Words (2016)
impute
incompatible
inconsequential
inevitable
to attribute an action to particular person or group
opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
unimportant, trivial
certain, unavoidable
impute
to attribute an action to particular person or group
incompatible
opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
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English 11B Vocabulary Practice
insidious
subjugation
martial
tyrannical
treacherous
control by conquering
warlike
harsh; oppressive
insidious
treacherous
subjugation
control by conquering
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English 11B Vocabulary 1
connoisseur
incongruous
cacophony
bulwark
an expert, particularly in matters of art and taste.
Not appropriate, unsuited to the surroundings; not fitting in
harsh sounds
a defensive wall; something serving as a principal defense
connoisseur
an expert, particularly in matters of art and taste.
incongruous
Not appropriate, unsuited to the surroundings; not fitting in
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English 11B Vocab 7
gratuitous
sententious
wizened
umbrage
(adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarra…
concise and full of meaning... (adj.) self-righteous, characteri…
(adj.) dry, shrunken, and wrinkled (often as the result of ag…
offense, resentment... (n.) Shade cast by trees; foliage giving…
gratuitous
(adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarra…
sententious
concise and full of meaning... (adj.) self-righteous, characteri…
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Westminster English 11b
idealistic
ideological
idiom
idle
of high moral or intellectual value
concerned with or suggestive of ideas
expression whose meaning cannot be inferred from its words
silly or trivial
idealistic
of high moral or intellectual value
ideological
concerned with or suggestive of ideas
English 11B: Exam
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
Winter Dreams:... Fitzgerald first reveal…
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock:... I…
Winter Dreams:... Why is Judy Jones appea…
dramatic monologue
describing his dreams as a teenager
end rhyme
She uses it to get what she wants
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
dramatic monologue
Winter Dreams:... Fitzgerald first reveal…
describing his dreams as a teenager
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English 11b vocab 5
Dogmatic
Asinine
Fleeting
Analyze
Closed minded
Utterly stupid and silly
Brief
Examine
Dogmatic
Closed minded
Asinine
Utterly stupid and silly
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English 11B Set 7
Disclose
Condolence
Formidable
Opportunistic
To make known;to reveal
Pity for someone else's sorrow or loss; sympathy
Awesome, impressive, or frightening
Eagerly seizing chances as they arise
Disclose
To make known;to reveal
Condolence
Pity for someone else's sorrow or loss; sympathy
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English 11B Final Review
1st Person Point of View
3rd Person Point of View
Foreshadowing
Metaphor
A writing style that talks about I, Me, My, Mine, and We.
A writing style that talks about He, She, His, Hers, Theirs.
Prediction on what will happen later on in the story.
A comparison or analogy stated in such a way as to imply that…
1st Person Point of View
A writing style that talks about I, Me, My, Mine, and We.
3rd Person Point of View
A writing style that talks about He, She, His, Hers, Theirs.
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AP English 11B 2
Intrepid
Languid
Exodus
Influx
Adj. Fearless; bold
Adj. Lacking energy; weak; showing little interest in anything
N. A mass departure
N. A mass arrival or incoming; a continuous incoming
Intrepid
Adj. Fearless; bold
Languid
Adj. Lacking energy; weak; showing little interest in anything
English 11B- Vocab 2
Awesome
Eruption
Puny
Debris
To inspire terror
Bursting out
Weak
Fragments
Awesome
To inspire terror
Eruption
Bursting out
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AP English 11B
Terse
Coerce
Prudent
Diverse
Brief and to the point, concise
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering th…
Cautious; discreet; exercising good judgement
Different; varied
Terse
Brief and to the point, concise
Coerce
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering th…
English 11B- Vocab 1
Athropoligist
Bizarre
Inanimate
Fetish
Person who studies mankinds customs
Weird
Without life
Magical object
Athropoligist
Person who studies mankinds customs
Bizarre
Weird
English 11B Stories/Poems
"Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
"In Another Country" by Ernest Hemingway
"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"…
Dexter falls in love with Judy when he is young they are apar…
Has a messy storyline, ambiguity (leaving parts out for peopl…
Took place in a hospital, war, leg hurt, unfortunate events f…
Dramatic monologue, main character is friendly but lonely/dep…
"Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dexter falls in love with Judy when he is young they are apar…
"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner
Has a messy storyline, ambiguity (leaving parts out for peopl…
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English 11B 2
The movie is an invented story about t…
Yet the Philadelphia clubwoman is asha…
A play by Langston Hughes, Tambourines…
Based upon "Introduction to the Harlem…
authentic
He is distraught that this woman does not embrace her own her…
NOT: portrayals OR comments
King advocated for integration and equality, while Malcolm X…
The movie is an invented story about t…
authentic
Yet the Philadelphia clubwoman is asha…
He is distraught that this woman does not embrace her own her…
15 terms
English 11B: 1-15
Terse
Coerce
Diverse
Abate
Brief and to the point; Concise
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering him
Different; Varied
To reduce
Terse
Brief and to the point; Concise
Coerce
To force someone by threatening or physically overpowering him
28 terms
English 11B: Writing
Introduction
1. Grab the reader's attention in a ne…
* State an interesting fact or startli…
* Avoid starting with a question... * Avo…
Which part of the writing process gives you the opportunity f…
How do you make a first impression and positively bias the re…
What are some suggested attention-getting devices or hooks?
What are some things to avoid in an introduction?
Introduction
Which part of the writing process gives you the opportunity f…
1. Grab the reader's attention in a ne…
How do you make a first impression and positively bias the re…
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English 11B 3
According to "Introduction to Cultural…
One day I was hanging around the campu…
With the coming of Dean Moriarty began…
As we rode in the bus in the weird pho…
They wanted to highlight the potential negative consequences…
The beat generation was made up of young people who were just…
a spirit of adventure
Kerouac's use of syntax gives his writing a fast, animated st…
According to "Introduction to Cultural…
They wanted to highlight the potential negative consequences…
One day I was hanging around the campu…
The beat generation was made up of young people who were just…
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