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English 11 Vocabulary: Early American Literature & History
disposition
constitute
tempered
deliberation
someone's personality or general mood
to compose, establish, or set up
made less violent or intense
careful thought or analysis
disposition
someone's personality or general mood
constitute
to compose, establish, or set up
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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
7 terms
Early American Literature and History
Oral Tradition
Puratinism
Large Forests
Wilderness, Community, and Individualism
The art form of passing stories by spoken word, rather than w…
The primary Religion of the first American colonists.
The new nation's primary natural environment
The three common themes of early American literature.
Oral Tradition
The art form of passing stories by spoken word, rather than w…
Puratinism
The primary Religion of the first American colonists.
62 terms
History of American Literature
Calvinism
Typology
Enlightenment
Early Republic
Major branch of Protestantism that followed the teachings of…
Imagery that is resembling of the life of Jesus Christ
Philosophical and religious movement that dealt with individu…
Starts after the Revolutionary War to the Missouri Compromise
Calvinism
Major branch of Protestantism that followed the teachings of…
Typology
Imagery that is resembling of the life of Jesus Christ
12 terms
Periods of American History & Literature
A New Nation
Puritanism style
Rationalism style
An Expanding Nation
1600-1800... Puritanism & Rationalism
Sermons, personal narratives, plain style, authority of Bible…
Political pamphlets, ornate style, persuasive writing, patrio…
1800-1860 ... Romanticism & Transcendentalism
A New Nation
1600-1800... Puritanism & Rationalism
Puritanism style
Sermons, personal narratives, plain style, authority of Bible…
10 terms
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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History of American Literature - PLUS
What was Mark Twain's name when he was…
Which of the following books was NOT w…
Whose poems had a revolutionary impact…
Who wrote the first captivity narrative?
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
The country of the Pointed Firs
Walt Whitman's poems
Mary White Rowlandson
What was Mark Twain's name when he was…
Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Which of the following books was NOT w…
The country of the Pointed Firs
42 terms
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
150 terms
American Literature History winter
1. John Smith is remembered for writin…
2. William Bradford is remembered for…
3. What religious spirit underlies Bra…
4. Samuel Sewall is remembered for wri…
"The General History of Virginia"
"Of Plymouth Plantation"
He was an English Puritan - they wanted to purify the church…
"The Diary"
1. John Smith is remembered for writin…
"The General History of Virginia"
2. William Bradford is remembered for…
"Of Plymouth Plantation"
53 terms
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
13 terms
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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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…
History of American Literature
A fresh Start
Riches
Promise
Experiences... Description of country... exp…
what the new world represented (America)
What vast unconquered land promised
America was the land of ...
Adventures and Settlers wrote about
A fresh Start
what the new world represented (America)
Riches
What vast unconquered land promised
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…
26 terms
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
10 terms
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
9 terms
History of American Literature-Hardwork
Colonial Period
Revolutionary and Early National Period
Revolutionary Age
Federalist Age
1607-1765... Religious Controversy... Major Writers: Edward Taylor,…
1765-1830... Appreciation of Wild and Nature... Era of Good Feeling…
1765-1790... Formation of National Government-Second Revolution…
1790-1830... "Era of Good Feeling"... U.S. Becoming a World Force... J…
Colonial Period
1607-1765... Religious Controversy... Major Writers: Edward Taylor,…
Revolutionary and Early National Period
1765-1830... Appreciation of Wild and Nature... Era of Good Feeling…
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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
18 terms
#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
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
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
11 terms
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
25 terms
Junior English Vocabulary and Terms for American-Puritan Literature
Puritan
Puritan Literature
"Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
sermon
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
Literature written by or about Puritans. Puritan Literature i…
A famous sermon written by Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards…
a kind of lecture given by a preacher
Puritan
A religious group who wanted to purify the Church of England.…
Puritan Literature
Literature written by or about Puritans. Puritan Literature i…
9 terms
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…
10 terms
History American literature
Who wrote the "Essays"
Who wrote "Walden"
Who wrote "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Le…
Who wrote "The Last of the Mohicans"
Emerson
Thoreau
Irving
Cooper
Who wrote the "Essays"
Emerson
Who wrote "Walden"
Thoreau
14 terms
English 11- American Literature
Motif
Mood
Setting
Imagery
A recurring pattern of images, words or symbol that reveals a…
the atmosphere or general feeling in a literary work usually…
The time and place in which a story happens and the social, c…
The description of how looks, feels smell, tastes or sounds.…
Motif
A recurring pattern of images, words or symbol that reveals a…
Mood
the atmosphere or general feeling in a literary work usually…
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…
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/…
10 terms
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
10 terms
#4 English American Literature
Torrid
Despondent
Altercation
Fortify
Describes something that is giving off intense heat or is pas…
Describes someone who is feeling sad and hopeless
An argument, dispute
To strengthen
Torrid
Describes something that is giving off intense heat or is pas…
Despondent
Describes someone who is feeling sad and hopeless
10 terms
#5 English American Literature
Masticate
Choreographed
Tome
Anomaly
To chew or grind into small pieces
Describes something that is arranged in a particular way, as…
A massive book
Someone or something that is irregular or doesn't fit the norm
Masticate
To chew or grind into small pieces
Choreographed
Describes something that is arranged in a particular way, as…
8 terms
English Early American Literature
oral tradition
extended metaphor
simile
lyric poetry
oral passing of recounts of memories passed down through gene…
a metaphor threaded throughout an entire piece of writing
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
poems expressing personal feelings and tends to be melodic
oral tradition
oral passing of recounts of memories passed down through gene…
extended metaphor
a metaphor threaded throughout an entire piece of writing
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
10 terms
English~ American Literature STORIES
John Smith
William Bradford
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
The General History if Virginia (historical account)
Of Plymouth Plantation (historical account)
"Upon the Burning of Our House"
"To My Dear and Loving Husband"
John Smith
The General History if Virginia (historical account)
William Bradford
Of Plymouth Plantation (historical account)
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)
9 terms
English native american literature
Cyclical
Egalitarian
Metaphysical
Biculturalism
occurring in cycles, recurrent.
of, relating to, or believing in the principle that all peopl…
spirtuality
having or combining the cultural attitudes and customs of two…
Cyclical
occurring in cycles, recurrent.
Egalitarian
of, relating to, or believing in the principle that all peopl…
39 terms
English American Literature
what year puritanism
puritans view on god
puritans view on man
puritans view on society
1650-1750
omniscient (all knowing) ... vengeful
evil ... predestination
theocracy- government run state
what year puritanism
1650-1750
puritans view on god
omniscient (all knowing) ... vengeful
40 terms
English and American Literature - Narrative
Narrator
Narrative
Epistolary Novel
Real author/reader
the one who tells the story.... Charactized by Voice: content ma…
Story + Discourse... It has as story and a narrator
told in the form of diary entries, letters, ect...
Living persons that are situated outside of the text. The com…
Narrator
the one who tells the story.... Charactized by Voice: content ma…
Narrative
Story + Discourse... It has as story and a narrator
65 terms
English American Literature
usurp
despot
tyranny
assent
v take position of power illegally or forcefully
n ruler who holds absolute power, typically oppressive
n cruel and oppressive rule
v to express approval or agreement
usurp
v take position of power illegally or forcefully
despot
n ruler who holds absolute power, typically oppressive
English Native American Literature
"Song of the Sky Loom"... Song Origin:... Pu…
"Hunting Song"... Song Origin:... Purpose:
Myth
Creation Myth
Tewa... Sung in religious rituals
Navajo... Sung by men to prepare for the hunt
Traditional story, passed down through generations, that expl…
Explains how the universe, earth, life began.
"Song of the Sky Loom"... Song Origin:... Pu…
Tewa... Sung in religious rituals
"Hunting Song"... Song Origin:... Purpose:
Navajo... Sung by men to prepare for the hunt
7 terms
english 10 American Literature
Early American 1
Early American 2
Early American 3
Romanticism
-Beginnings to 1800.... -First Americans: native Americans gave…
-Beginnings to 1800. ... -puritans/pilgrims: newcomers to the co…
-Beginnings to 1800.... - Age of reason: (also known as the Enli…
-1800-1870... -Known as the American Renaissance when American a…
Early American 1
-Beginnings to 1800.... -First Americans: native Americans gave…
Early American 2
-Beginnings to 1800. ... -puritans/pilgrims: newcomers to the co…
29 terms
english 10h american literature
literature
genre
prose
poetry
umbrella term used to refer to a type of art expressed in wri…
refers to a major literary category. Prose, poetry, drama.
Articles, autobiographies, novels, essays, and editorials. wr…
type of literature in which words are selected and strung tog…
literature
umbrella term used to refer to a type of art expressed in wri…
genre
refers to a major literary category. Prose, poetry, drama.
15 terms
English~ American Literature VOCAB
Pseudonym
Subjective
Pathos
Historical Account
a created name by an author; a fake name
influenced by personal feelings; skewed; one-sided; biased an…
Appeals to the emotions. Ex: guily trip, sympathy, anger, etc.
A factual description of events in the life or development of…
Pseudonym
a created name by an author; a fake name
Subjective
influenced by personal feelings; skewed; one-sided; biased an…
12 terms
English African American Literature
Later half of the 18th century; 1700s
Sub human and incapable of mastering "…
To demonstrate that they could create…
Only in recent years have we encounter…
How far back does African American lot trace its beginnings?
Slaves were viewed as?
Main goal of early African American writing?
Correct the following statement....African American lit has b…
Later half of the 18th century; 1700s
How far back does African American lot trace its beginnings?
Sub human and incapable of mastering "…
Slaves were viewed as?
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