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AP English Literature and Composition: Vocabulary Week 3
Vindicate (v)
Imperious (adj)
Cryptic (adj)
Futile (adj)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure
incapable of producing any useful result; pointless
Vindicate (v)
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion... show or prove to be ri…
Imperious (adj)
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
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…
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…
AP English Literature & Composition Week Unit 3
Egregious
Biased
Arbiter
Rhetoric
adi. ... Conspicuous, standing out from the mass. ... (Used partic…
Prejudiced
A judge who decides a disputed issue
The art of using language effectively and persuasively
Egregious
adi. ... Conspicuous, standing out from the mass. ... (Used partic…
Biased
Prejudiced
20 terms
AP Literature and Composition: Week 7 Vocab
iconoclast
impeccable
inexorable
infer
destroyer of images of idols, attacker of traditions
faultless
relentless, unyielding
conclude
iconoclast
destroyer of images of idols, attacker of traditions
impeccable
faultless
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary Week #4
Cicerone
Hector
Hedonism
Nestor
A guide, especially one who takes tourists to museums, monume…
To bully, intimidate or harass by bluster.
An attitude or way of life based on the idea that pleasure or…
A senior figure or leader in one's field.
Cicerone
A guide, especially one who takes tourists to museums, monume…
Hector
To bully, intimidate or harass by bluster.
5 terms
English Literature and Composition Week 1: Genres
What is an Italian Sonnet?
To what does "conclusion" refer?
What is a ballad?
What is biography?
An Italian, or Petrachan Sonnet, is a two part sonnet that co…
The conclusion, or the denouement, is the part of the plot in…
A ballad is any poem that tells a story. Traditionally, balla…
A biography is the nonfictionalized account of a person's lif…
What is an Italian Sonnet?
An Italian, or Petrachan Sonnet, is a two part sonnet that co…
To what does "conclusion" refer?
The conclusion, or the denouement, is the part of the plot in…
5 terms
English Literature and Composition: Week 3 Genres
What is an ode?
What is blank verse?
What is carpe diem?
What an eulogy?
An ode is an elaborate formal lyric poem.
Blank verse is unrhymed iambic pantameter and is the preferre…
Carpe diem is Latin for "seize the day." The idea of living f…
A eulogy is a formal statement of praise.
What is an ode?
An ode is an elaborate formal lyric poem.
What is blank verse?
Blank verse is unrhymed iambic pantameter and is the preferre…
5 terms
American Literature and Composition - Week 6
chattels
morbid
auspicious
guilelessness
Articles of personal property; goods... Slave, property owned
(adj.) in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused…
(adj.) favorable; fortunate... Signaling favorable or promising…
Innocence; naiveté
chattels
Articles of personal property; goods... Slave, property owned
morbid
(adj.) in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused…
10 terms
Literature & Composition - Week 1
Abet
Accrue
Acrimonious
Affable
(v.) to aid, help, encourage ... (The spy succeeded only becaus…
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone ... (He didn't have t…
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to ... (…
Abet
(v.) to aid, help, encourage ... (The spy succeeded only becaus…
Accrue
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
AP English Literature & Composition Vocabulary (Set 7)
Acquiesce
Amity
Arduous
Gestalt
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
a friendly relationship
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
an organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tend…
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
Amity
a friendly relationship
55 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
antithesis
Apollonian
apostrophe
ballad
"They promised freedom but provided slavery."... "Ask not what y…
in contrast to Dionysian, it refers to the most noble, godlik…
speaker addresses person or personified thing not present (i.…
simple narrative verse telling a story that is sung or recite…
antithesis
"They promised freedom but provided slavery."... "Ask not what y…
Apollonian
in contrast to Dionysian, it refers to the most noble, godlik…
AP English Literature and Composition
Novel
Stereotype
Connotation
Syntax
A fictional narrative in prose.
Generalization, usually exaggerated, to describe a group.
The emotion or association that a word or phrase may arouse.
Ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns such as phr…
Novel
A fictional narrative in prose.
Stereotype
Generalization, usually exaggerated, to describe a group.
75 terms
AP English Literature & Composition
Allusion
Attitude
Details (also choice)
Devices of Sound
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
The disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
The individual items or parts that make up a larger picture o…
The techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Attitude
The disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
11 terms
Composition and Literature Vocabulary #7
Aegis
Forum
Restitution
Panic
Sheild or protecting (N)
A public meeting (N)
Compensation (N)
Sudden, over powering terror (A)
Aegis
Sheild or protecting (N)
Forum
A public meeting (N)
AP English Literature and Composition
Open form poetry
Free Verse
Prose Poetry
Closed Form Poetry
contains a lack of pattern where the content creates the form.
Poetry not tied to any pattern. Has no rhyme or meter.
is poetry written in prose instead of using verse but preserv…
Closed form poetry, also known as fixed form, consists of poe…
Open form poetry
contains a lack of pattern where the content creates the form.
Free Verse
Poetry not tied to any pattern. Has no rhyme or meter.
85 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
Abstract Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Anachronism
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition at close intervals of initial and identical co…
Assignment of something to a time when it was not in existenc…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
83 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
How to Read a Poem
Who is talking?
To whom is the speaker talking?
What is the dramatic context of the po…
The 10 steps to reading any poem.
-What can you tell about the speaker's age, gender, station i…
-To the reader only? To someone else? If so, to whom, and wha…
-Is there a reason or occasion for the poem? ... -Is there any e…
How to Read a Poem
The 10 steps to reading any poem.
Who is talking?
-What can you tell about the speaker's age, gender, station i…
105 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapestic
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or pla…
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two unstressed syl…
Allegory
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
Ap English Literature and Composition
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
Brief story or tale
Force opposing main character/protagonist
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Allusion
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
English Literature and Composition-AP Test #7 12/06/16
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Metaphor
Simile
A part referring to the whole, as in "hand" for "sailor"
A word or phrase standing for another word or phrase. Washing…
Word or phrase designating comparison
Comparison of unlike things using like or as
Synecdoche
A part referring to the whole, as in "hand" for "sailor"
Metonymy
A word or phrase standing for another word or phrase. Washing…
85 terms
AP English Literature & Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
A narrative or description having a second "deeper" meaning b…
The repetition of a consonant sound in a line of poetry. The…
A reference to something in history, previous literature, the…
Something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second "deeper" meaning b…
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound in a line of poetry. The…
English Literature and Composition Terms
synecdoche
allegory
aesthetic
pragmatic
- literary device in which a part of something represents the…
- figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
- concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
- dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way tha…
synecdoche
- literary device in which a part of something represents the…
allegory
- figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
25 terms
HSLDA - AP English and Composition Week 7
genre
nonfiction
short story
short short story
1. an artistic group, kind, or style based on content, techni…
1. factual prose, as opposed to imaginative works... 2. a group…
1. prose fiction usually focusing on one theme and usually un…
1. prose fiction shorter than the short story, usually conden…
genre
1. an artistic group, kind, or style based on content, techni…
nonfiction
1. factual prose, as opposed to imaginative works... 2. a group…
English literature and composition
metaphysical poetry
augustan
romantic
symbolists
realistic ... difficult and obscure ... introspective meditations o…
rhymed heroic couplet satire ... wit, irony, brevity
written about the common life ... emotional and enthusiastic ... hu…
link between romanticism and modernism ... decadent and sensual…
metaphysical poetry
realistic ... difficult and obscure ... introspective meditations o…
augustan
rhymed heroic couplet satire ... wit, irony, brevity
English Literature And Composition
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
The act of allocating, apportionment.
a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contem…
to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude.
without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; obtuse;…
Allocation
The act of allocating, apportionment.
Ascetic
a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contem…
AP English Literature & Composition
Allusion
Attitude
Details
Devices of Sound
...
...
...
...
Allusion
...
Attitude
...
119 terms
English Literature and Composition
metaphor
simile
personification
synecdoche
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
comparison using like or as
characteristics of humans given to non-humans
part for the whole
metaphor
comparison of two seemingly unlike things
simile
comparison using like or as
AP English Literature & Composition
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass (adj.)
the act of allocating
one who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
to mislead, to trick or deceive
without delicacy
allocation
the act of allocating
ascetic
one who leads a life of self-denial and contemplation; absent…
61 terms
AP English Literature & Composition
Antecedent
Ambiguity
Blank verse
Denotation
the word, phrase, or clause that a pronoun can replace.
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
a poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter.
The literal or primary meaning of a word
Antecedent
the word, phrase, or clause that a pronoun can replace.
Ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
35 terms
AP English Literature & Composition
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
...
...
...
...
Allocation
...
Ascetic
...
10 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
allay
capacious
didactic
diurnal
diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).
having a lot of space inside; roomy.
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
diurnality is a form of plant or animal behavior characterize…
allay
diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).
capacious
having a lot of space inside; roomy.
20 terms
Literature and Composition List 7
Adieu
Advent
Apex
Assimilate
Bidding farewell
An arrival
The highest point or the tip of something
Adapt or to adjust
Adieu
Bidding farewell
Advent
An arrival
11 terms
Composition and Literature list 7
Aegis
Forum
Restitution
Panic
The protection of a person or organization
A place where ideas and views can be exchanged
The restoration of something to its proper owner
Sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety
Aegis
The protection of a person or organization
Forum
A place where ideas and views can be exchanged
72 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
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…
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…
61 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
alliteration
assonance
consonance
cacophony
Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed ne…
Repeated vowel sounds in words placed near each other
Repeated consonant sounds at the ending of words placed near…
A discordant series of harsh, unpleasant sounds helps to conv…
alliteration
Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed ne…
assonance
Repeated vowel sounds in words placed near each other
42 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
anachronism
antithesis
aphorism
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
A rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of gram…
A short, forcefully expressive, concise statement of a genera…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
anachronism
A person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
5 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
Villanelle
Ballad
Romantic Ode
Petrarchan Sonnet
19-lined poem consisting of 5 tercets of aba rhyme scheme and…
Narrative poem in short stanzas that tells a popular story, t…
-The Romantic meditative ode was developed from these three O…
a sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaa…
Villanelle
19-lined poem consisting of 5 tercets of aba rhyme scheme and…
Ballad
Narrative poem in short stanzas that tells a popular story, t…
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
anachronism
antithesis
a saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
a story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
a person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
a rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of gram…
adage
a saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
allegory
a story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
80 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
Abhorrent
cerebral
despondent
fawning
repugnant,repulsive,detestable,objectionable
intellectual,rational,logical,academic,analytical
hopeless,dejected,downcast,glum
flattering,sycophantic,submissive,toadying
Abhorrent
repugnant,repulsive,detestable,objectionable
cerebral
intellectual,rational,logical,academic,analytical
AP English Literature and Composition
allegory
allusion
anecdote
antagonist
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
brief story or tale
force opposing main character/protagonist
allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
allusion
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
57 terms
ap english literature and composition
erudite
saturnine
insensible
desiccate
learned, scholarly
gloomy
unconscious
dry up
erudite
learned, scholarly
saturnine
gloomy
AP English Literature and Composition
Allegory
Alliteration
Analogy
Antagonist
A narrative or description having a second "deeper" meaning b…
The repetition of a consonant sound in a line of poetry. The…
A comparison based on a similarity between two things.
(1) Any force aligned against the protagonist; (2) Can be per…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second "deeper" meaning b…
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound in a line of poetry. The…
35 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonost
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
brief story or tale
force opposing main character/protagonist
Allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Allusion
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
AP English Literature and Composition
Abstract Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Anachronism
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition at close intervals of initial and identical co…
Assignment of something to a time when it was not in existenc…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
80 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
abhorrent
cerebral
despondent
fawning
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytically
hopeless, dejected, downcast, glum
flattering, submissive, toadying
abhorrent
repugnant, repulsive, detestable, objectionable
cerebral
intellectual, rational, logical, academic, analytically
5 terms
English Literature and Composition: Week 4 Shakespearean Quotations's
Identify the quotation: "Friends, Roma…
Identify the quotation: "He does me do…
Identify the quotation: "He jests at s…
Identify the quotation: "He that is ro…
From: Julius Ceasar... This is the start of Marc Antony's funera…
From: Richard II... Richard II speaks these lines in Richard II…
From: Romeo and Juliet... Romeo is referring to Mercutio as he c…
From: Othello... Othello speaks these lines to Iago as he contem…
Identify the quotation: "Friends, Roma…
From: Julius Ceasar... This is the start of Marc Antony's funera…
Identify the quotation: "He does me do…
From: Richard II... Richard II speaks these lines in Richard II…
233 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
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…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
233 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
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…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
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