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#1 English American Literature
Abate
Myriad
Aberration
Captivate
The act of something becoming less or something of its strength
Countless or extremely great number
Departure from what is normal, usual, or expected
To accurate and hold the attention or interest
Abate
The act of something becoming less or something of its strength
Myriad
Countless or extremely great number
English vocab list 1: Native American Literature
Devious
contend
arroyo
mesa
shifty, not straightforward
to compete to vie
a deep gully cut by an intermittent stream; a dry gulch
a broad, flat-topped hill with cliff-like sides
Devious
shifty, not straightforward
contend
to compete to vie
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American Literature Week 1
circumspect
phototropic
phosphorescent
photogenic
Careful; mindful of rules and consequences
tending to grow or move towards light
giving off light without heat
attractive in pictures or photographs
circumspect
Careful; mindful of rules and consequences
phototropic
tending to grow or move towards light
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English American literature vocabulary words #1
Enmity
Inherently
Luxuriant
Nocturnal
Hostility; hatred
Related to part of something's inmost nature
Characterized by abundant growth
Occurring at night
Enmity
Hostility; hatred
Inherently
Related to part of something's inmost nature
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Vocab - SAT 1 - American Literature
Abash
Abate
Abide
Ablution
to make ashamed or uneasy
to reduce
to remain; continue; stay; endure
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
Abate
to reduce
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Abeka English - 11th Grade: American Literature Test 1
Archibald Willard
Spirit of '76
Henry Van Dyke
"America for Me"
painter of the Spirit of '76
patriotic painting by Archibald Willard that appeared on the…
Presbyterian minister, professor, diplomat, and author of "Am…
patriotic poem by Henry Van Dyke that includes the line... "...…
Archibald Willard
painter of the Spirit of '76
Spirit of '76
patriotic painting by Archibald Willard that appeared on the…
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
(n) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period o…
approbation
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
assuage
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
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Tri.1 early american vocabulary literature (English)
Abate
Abound
Affirm
Appease
Vb. Decrease or lessen
Vb. Be plentiful
Vb. Establish
Vb. Pacify with concessions
Abate
Vb. Decrease or lessen
Abound
Vb. Be plentiful
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English- Early American literature
Preeminently
Tenuous
Opaque
Lamentable
Above all else
Slight, insubstational; not firm
Not transparent; not admitting light
Regrettable,; distressing
Preeminently
Above all else
Tenuous
Slight, insubstational; not firm
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American Literature Unit 1
audience
tone
purpose
pathos
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
author's attitude toward his subject
Why the author wrote that particular work of literature
emotional appeal
audience
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
tone
author's attitude toward his subject
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English III Semester 1: Tenants of American Literature
Pur Time Period
Pur Basis of Authority
Pur Source of Knowledge
Pur View of God
1600's
Revelation
Tradition
Stern judge revealed in Bible
Pur Time Period
1600's
Pur Basis of Authority
Revelation
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American Literature Unit 1
dishonest
strive
vacuum
quit
not worthy of trust or belief
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
a space entirely devoid of matter
to stop, cease or discontinue
dishonest
not worthy of trust or belief
strive
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
English III American Literature
History of the Puritan Era
Values of the Puritan Society
Puritan Era focus of literature,styles…
Puritan genres
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
♡ grace,plainness, divine mission,God,materialism,spiritualit…
♡ first person accounts ... ♡ poetry-personal and autobiography
History of the Puritan Era
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
Values of the Puritan Society
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
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English 1 Latin American literature test
Narritive perspective
Irony
Paradox
Foreshadow
...
...
...
When the author hints at a future event in the story
Narritive perspective
...
Irony
...
Honors American Literature-Native American/English Settlers (Unit 1) Vocabulary
Delicacy
Mutilate
Muskrat
Beseech
Something pleasing to eat that is considered rare or luxourious
To cause severe damage that cannot be repaired
A North American animal that lives in or near water
To beg, to ask someone in a serious and emotional way to do s…
Delicacy
Something pleasing to eat that is considered rare or luxourious
Mutilate
To cause severe damage that cannot be repaired
English: Movements in American Literature
Puritan Tradition
Classicism
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
Places value on the emotions, intuition:... a. love of nature... b.…
Knowledge comes to us from inside; we are all part of an Over…
Puritan Tradition
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Classicism
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
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English 3 unit 1 beginnings in American literature
Rationalism
Deism
puritanism
Plain Style
A belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
A popular Enlightenment era belief that there is a God, but t…
The religion of a group of religious dissidents who came to t…
a way of writing that stresses simplicity and clarity of expr…
Rationalism
A belief or theory that opinions and actions should be based…
Deism
A popular Enlightenment era belief that there is a God, but t…
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English Vocab Unit #1: Early American Literature
ablution
cease
protrude
adversity
(noun) a ceremonial act of washing ports of the body or scare…
(verb) to bring or to come to an end
(verb) stick out
(noun) hardship; difficulty
ablution
(noun) a ceremonial act of washing ports of the body or scare…
cease
(verb) to bring or to come to an end
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American Literature (English 1) 1st Semester Exam
Abhor
Bigot
Counterfeit
Engender
to regard with extreme repugnance; loathe
a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her ow…
made in imitation of something else with intent to deceive
to cause to exist or to develop
Abhor
to regard with extreme repugnance; loathe
Bigot
a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her ow…
American Literature // English 11
Put the periods in order
inspired by myth and prefers innocence…
use of classical illusions and juxtapo…
emphasis on logic and rational thought
native american... colonial... age of reason... romanticism ... transcent…
romantisicm
modernism
age of reason
Put the periods in order
native american... colonial... age of reason... romanticism ... transcent…
inspired by myth and prefers innocence…
romantisicm
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English-American literature terms
Propriety
Repine
Oft
Chide (chastise)
Customs and manlrs of polite society
To complain
Old form of the word "often"
To scold
Propriety
Customs and manlrs of polite society
Repine
To complain
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English Vocabulary and American Literature
Cauterize
Embody
Ingratiate
Inundate
to burn or sear; to destroy diseased tissue
To represent in human form
To gain another's favor, by deliberate effort
To cover with water; to overwhelm
Cauterize
to burn or sear; to destroy diseased tissue
Embody
To represent in human form
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English - American literature timeline
What is the name of the 40,000 - 20,00…
characteristics of the 40,000 - 20,000…
what is the name of the 1600 - 1800 ti…
characteristics of the 1600 - 1800 tim…
the native american time period
• there were no books yet, they told stories through oral lit…
the colonial time period
• constitution was written... • first shots of war in 1175... • ben…
What is the name of the 40,000 - 20,00…
the native american time period
characteristics of the 40,000 - 20,000…
• there were no books yet, they told stories through oral lit…
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Early American Literature English Vocab 1
abate
abound
affirm
appease
decrease or lesson
be plentiful
establish
pacify with concessions
abate
decrease or lesson
abound
be plentiful
American Literature (Semester 1)
Stereotype
Stoic
Indigenous
Sovereignty
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
(adj) emotionless
(adj) native to a place
(n) govering over ones self
Stereotype
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
Stoic
(adj) emotionless
American Literature CLEP #1
Surrealism
Satire
Regionalism
Realism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representatio…
literary method asserting that only ideas are "real"
Surrealism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
Satire
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
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American Literature 1
Rhetoric
The Big Three
Diction
Syntax
___ is the choice and use of words.
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
___ is the art or study of using language effectively and per…
___ is the way an author constructs a sentence and how it aff…
Rhetoric
___ is the choice and use of words.
The Big Three
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
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English - American Literature FINAL
abject
avarice
aversion
fatuity
lowly, miserable and wretched
greed
A strong feeling of dislike
foolishness
abject
lowly, miserable and wretched
avarice
greed
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American Literature B1
diverse
diversity (n)
maintain
maintenance (n)
(adj) different, or varied
diversity (n) diversify (v) diverse (adj) diversely (adv)
(v) to keep the same. take care of
maintenance (n) maintain (v)
diverse
(adj) different, or varied
diversity (n)
diversity (n) diversify (v) diverse (adj) diversely (adv)
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English Test 1 - Early American Literature
Anaphora
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God... J…
A model of Christian Charity... John Wint…
Metaphor
Repetition of the first word... ex. Love is... Love is.... Love…
-sermon by John Edwards... -main idea: you all deserve to go to…
-John Winthrop speech about God, people, covenant, unity... -mai…
compare WITHOUT like/as... a for ain't got none of that
Anaphora
Repetition of the first word... ex. Love is... Love is.... Love…
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God... J…
-sermon by John Edwards... -main idea: you all deserve to go to…
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American Literature CLEP #1
Surrealism
Satire
Regionalism
Realism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representatio…
literary method asserting that only ideas are "real"
Surrealism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
Satire
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
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CLEP American Literature 1
John Smith
William Bradford
John Winthrop
Anne Bradstreet
"The General History of Virginia", "A Description of New Engl…
"Of Plymouth Plantation", "The Mayflower Compact"
"A Model of Christian Charity"
"The Prologue", "The Author to Her Book", "Some Verses on the…
John Smith
"The General History of Virginia", "A Description of New Engl…
William Bradford
"Of Plymouth Plantation", "The Mayflower Compact"
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American Literature Vocabulary Module #1
accost
affable
approbation
felicity
to approach and speak to
pleasant and at ease
approval; recommendation
state of being happy; something that causes happiness
accost
to approach and speak to
affable
pleasant and at ease
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English III AMERICAN LITERATURE
What are the 4 types of literature der…
_______ were eventually written down b…
What is an example of Native Americal…
When is Columbus Day?
Oral Stories... Explorer's Journals... Slave Narrative... -------23--5…
Oral stories
The Iroquois Constitution
October 12
What are the 4 types of literature der…
Oral Stories... Explorer's Journals... Slave Narrative... -------23--5…
_______ were eventually written down b…
Oral stories
English Story Vocab 2 (early american literature part. 1 *various*)
Abode
Petrified
Pilfer
Gluttony
where somebody stays or lives
paralyzed with fear
to steal a small amount
Greed, eating to excess
Abode
where somebody stays or lives
Petrified
paralyzed with fear
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Clark American Literature 1
self-evident
shabby
birthright
ardently
(n.) obvious; requiring no proof or explanation.
(adj.) 1. worn or faded from use or wear; dressed in worn-out…
(n.) a privilege or possession into which one is born.
(adv.) with passion or energy
self-evident
(n.) obvious; requiring no proof or explanation.
shabby
(adj.) 1. worn or faded from use or wear; dressed in worn-out…
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English: Early American Literature
Native American Era
Puritan Era
Revolutionary Era
Romanticism Era
1609 - Modern
1609 - 1750
1764 - 1789
1800 - 1850
Native American Era
1609 - Modern
Puritan Era
1609 - 1750
English American Literature Unit 1 Test Review
Define persecute.
Define province.
Define inhabit.
Define somber.
Subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially…
A principal administrative division of certain countries or e…
To live in or occupy.
Dark/dull in color or tone.
Define persecute.
Subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment, especially…
Define province.
A principal administrative division of certain countries or e…
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American Literature - English 10
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
Knowledge - God, Bible, Ministers
Stories Foci - How to be a perfect "..." and why
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Puritanism
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
10 terms
#3 English American Literature
Dissonance
Misogyny
Aggregate
Wane
A lack of harmony or agreement
The hatred of women
To gather separate parts into one whole
To decrease gradually in size or degree
Dissonance
A lack of harmony or agreement
Misogyny
The hatred of women
5 terms
english american literature vocab
oral tradition
origin myths
slave narrative
exploration narrative
stories passed down by word of mouth
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
autobiographical account written to express the horrors of hu…
nonfictional written account of travels to a new place
oral tradition
stories passed down by word of mouth
origin myths
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
10 terms
#2 English American Literature
Gourmand
Abrogate
Accede
Coalesce
Someone who absolutely loves eating and drinking to the point…
The act of officially abolishing or getting rid of something/…
To agree forgive one's permission to another; to go along wit…
To combine or blend or grow together into one unit
Gourmand
Someone who absolutely loves eating and drinking to the point…
Abrogate
The act of officially abolishing or getting rid of something/…
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English American Literature 2A
Abrasive (A)
Bilk (V)
Convert (A)
Engender (V)
causing irritation
to cheat out of something valuable
not openly shown, engaged in, or avowed
to cause to exist or to develop
Abrasive (A)
causing irritation
Bilk (V)
to cheat out of something valuable
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English Native American literature
Cauterize v.
Copious adj.
Countenance n.
Consternation n.
To burn or sear;to destroy diseased tissur
In large amounts, abundant
Appearance, especially the expression of the face
State of paralyzingly dismay; horror
Cauterize v.
To burn or sear;to destroy diseased tissur
Copious adj.
In large amounts, abundant
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English American Literature 3A
Abase (V)
Billow (N)
Cower (V)
Enhance (V)
to lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem
a great wave or surge of water
to shrink away or crouch especially for shelter from somethin…
to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability, or at…
Abase (V)
to lower in rank, office, prestige, or esteem
Billow (N)
a great wave or surge of water
English: Native American Literature
Void
Ritual
Devious
Contend
An empty space (n)
A ceremonial act or series of such acts (n)
Shifty; not straightforward (adj)
To compete; vie (v)
Void
An empty space (n)
Ritual
A ceremonial act or series of such acts (n)
57 terms
English 2016 american literature
Aesthetic
affinity
Auspicious
Beguile
pertaining to beauty
an attraction to
signaling favorable or promising results
to deceive; to charm; to enchant... Brevity
Aesthetic
pertaining to beauty
affinity
an attraction to
English - American Literature
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness…
Gilead
The Spook Who Sat By the Door
Mark Twain
Cormac McCarthy
Marilynn Robinson
Sam Greenlee
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Mark Twain
Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness…
Cormac McCarthy
15 terms
English American Literature
Puritans and Pilgrims
work ethic
genre/style
Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)
-separated from Anglican church of England, religion dominate…
believe in hard work, no-frills living
sermons, diaries, personal narratives, slave narratives, inst…
first published american poet, "To my Dear and Loving Husband"
Puritans and Pilgrims
-separated from Anglican church of England, religion dominate…
work ethic
believe in hard work, no-frills living
30 terms
English American literature
Ben franklin
Thomas Jefferson
William Bradford
Ben Franklin2
Autobiography
Declaration of Independence
Of Plymouth and plantation
Poor Richards almanack
Ben franklin
Autobiography
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
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