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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
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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 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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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"
29 terms
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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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
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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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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
...
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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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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…
26 terms
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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American Literature (English Exam) Part 1
The selection from Edwards's Diary emp…
As revival spread in New England, abou…
What is the product of the activity in…
What was the purpose of Preparatory Me…
Giving himself totally to God
That it was difficult to distinguish true believers from thos…
A wedding garment
To prepare Taylor spiritually for preaching the sermon before…
The selection from Edwards's Diary emp…
Giving himself totally to God
As revival spread in New England, abou…
That it was difficult to distinguish true believers from thos…
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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…
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English Sem. 1 Final: Tenets of American Literature
Puritanism: Time Period
Romanticism: Time Period
Transcendentalism: Time Period
Realism: Time Period
1600s
1800s
1840-April 12th, 1861
1865-1914
Puritanism: Time Period
1600s
Romanticism: Time Period
1800s
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
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Accelerated English 1 History of American Literature
Where was William Golding from?
What kind of writing did William Goldi…
What did William Golding do for a livi…
Does William Golding believe in war?
Britain 1911-1993
Poetry; Amateur theatre/actor
Taught at all-boys school; fought in WW2 (royal navy)
No! He's ANTIWAR
Where was William Golding from?
Britain 1911-1993
What kind of writing did William Goldi…
Poetry; Amateur theatre/actor
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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 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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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 English & Literature
Blithe
Robust
Conception
Paradox
joyous, merry or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful
strong and healthy
the act of conceiving; the state of being conceived
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
Blithe
joyous, merry or gay in disposition; glad; cheerful
Robust
strong and healthy
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English 2, Test 1: Native American Literature
stories that are passed down from one…
anonymous story that explains a natura…
tells how the world and humans came to…
explains natural occurrences
oral literature
myth
creation myths
origin myths
stories that are passed down from one…
oral literature
anonymous story that explains a natura…
myth
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American Literature Vocabulary #1
absolve
adamant
amiable
amoral
(v) to find innocent or blameless
(adj) not giving in; stubborn
(adj) good-natured; friendly and pleasant
(adj) lacking a moral sense; without principles
absolve
(v) to find innocent or blameless
adamant
(adj) not giving in; stubborn
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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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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- 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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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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english american literature test
unconscious
depths
ancestors
protruded
having a temporary loss in awareness
the deepest areas
people whom other people descended
stuck out
unconscious
having a temporary loss in awareness
depths
the deepest areas
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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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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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American Literature Vocabulary List 1
redemption
benighted
sable
diabolic
the act of making something better or more acceptable; the ac…
involved in or due to moral darkness or ignorance
black in color; dark, also could be an animal
devilish
redemption
the act of making something better or more acceptable; the ac…
benighted
involved in or due to moral darkness or ignorance
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American Literature 2-1 Vocabulary
foreclose
execute
sacrifice
sullen
verb - to take back property because the money owed for the p…
verb - to do something that you have planned to do or been to…
noun - the act of giving up something that you want to keep e…
adjective - used to describe an angry or unhappy person who d…
foreclose
verb - to take back property because the money owed for the p…
execute
verb - to do something that you have planned to do or been to…
26 terms
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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English (American Literature)
Patrick Henry wrote...
Patrick Henry appeals to...
Thomas Paine wrote...
Thomas Paine appeals to...
Speech in the Virginia Convention
Emotion
Common Sense, The Crisis, The Rights of Man, The American Cri…
Emotion
Patrick Henry wrote...
Speech in the Virginia Convention
Patrick Henry appeals to...
Emotion
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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
25 terms
English - American Literature Vocab
gothic fiction
Psychological criticism
Trifles
Sagacity
fictional story with grotesque characters, bizarre situations…
uses psychological analyses to analyze characters, conflicts,…
matter of importance
sound in judgement
gothic fiction
fictional story with grotesque characters, bizarre situations…
Psychological criticism
uses psychological analyses to analyze characters, conflicts,…
25 terms
English - American Literature
acrophobia
agoraphobia
anglophobia
claustrophobia
fear of being at a great height
fear of open spaces
dislike of England or the English
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
acrophobia
fear of being at a great height
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
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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
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary A1
Libel
Dispatch
Forsake
Immense
(n.) a statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputatio…
(v.) to send off or out for a purpose
(v.) to give up
(adj.) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurem…
Libel
(n.) a statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputatio…
Dispatch
(v.) to send off or out for a purpose
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
25 terms
American Literature - English III
The Crisis
Letters from an American Farmer
Speech at the Virginia Convention
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
By Thomas Paine... Colonial America
By Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur
By Patrick Henry... Colonial America
By Benjamin Franklin... Colonial America
The Crisis
By Thomas Paine... Colonial America
Letters from an American Farmer
By Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur
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English/American Literature Timeline
Anglo-Saxon
Medieval
Renaissance
The Restoration & Eighteenth Century
British (1)... 449-1066
British (2)... 1066-1485
British (3)... 1485-1660
British (4)... 1660-1798
Anglo-Saxon
British (1)... 449-1066
Medieval
British (2)... 1066-1485
27 terms
English 11: American Literature
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in Ame…
Thoreau's concept of "the end of life"
Ratiocination
Classicism
A Book of poetry written by Anne Bradstreet
End of Life is end of education
rational thinking
idea that nature and human nature could be understood by reas…
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung up in Ame…
A Book of poetry written by Anne Bradstreet
Thoreau's concept of "the end of life"
End of Life is end of education
87 terms
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
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American Literature Timeline H-English
Native Americans
Puritanism
Rationalism "The Enlightenment"
Puritan authors
arrived 40,000-20,000 B.C.... -oral tradition ... -used stories to…
1600-1800 (first american colonies, salem witch trials)... -wrot…
1750-1800 (Revolutionary war, constitution, bill of rights, D…
William Bradford(of Plymouth Plantation)... Anne Bradstreet (poe…
Native Americans
arrived 40,000-20,000 B.C.... -oral tradition ... -used stories to…
Puritanism
1600-1800 (first american colonies, salem witch trials)... -wrot…
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English- American Literature
The Age of Reason
Classicism
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
The Enlightenment. 18th century.
Belief that reason is the dominating characteristic both of n…
19th century, placed importance upon the emotions and the ind…
The belief that the basic truths of the universe lie beyond t…
The Age of Reason
The Enlightenment. 18th century.
Classicism
Belief that reason is the dominating characteristic both of n…
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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…
23 terms
English -native American Literature
Spiral style
3 purposes of myth
Original sin
Adam& Eve
-everything keepsgoing back to one thing- linear
-teach a moral sin... -explain the unexplainable... -keeps the cult…
-fall of man
-sin tempting you
Spiral style
-everything keepsgoing back to one thing- linear
3 purposes of myth
-teach a moral sin... -explain the unexplainable... -keeps the cult…
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