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Fall Honors English Vocab
affluent
ambiguous
anomaly
connive
abounding in anything; having abundant wealth, property, or m…
uncertain, open to having multiple possibility or several int…
deviation from the common rule or form, an off, peculiar or s…
cooperate secretly, indulgent in something others oppose
affluent
abounding in anything; having abundant wealth, property, or m…
ambiguous
uncertain, open to having multiple possibility or several int…
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Fall Final Honors English
Adverb
Conflict
Conjunction
Dependent Clause
A word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, ver…
A serious disagreement or argument
A word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate…
A clause that provides an independent clause with additional…
Adverb
A word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, ver…
Conflict
A serious disagreement or argument
28 terms
Honors English Fall Poetry
Stanza
Speaker
Tone
Diction
a section of a poem demarcated by extra line spacing
the person, not necessarily the author, who is the voice of t…
the attitude a literary work takes toward its subject and theme
word choice; note whether it is formal or colloquial, among o…
Stanza
a section of a poem demarcated by extra line spacing
Speaker
the person, not necessarily the author, who is the voice of t…
93 terms
Honors English fall final
Allegory
Analogy
Diction
Hyperbole
Story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hi…
Comparison between two things
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Exaggeration of ideas for emphasis
Allegory
Story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hi…
Analogy
Comparison between two things
18 terms
Honors English Fall Exam :)
dynamic character
static character
round character
flat character
changes through the story
stays the same
well developed character
one dimensional character with little description
dynamic character
changes through the story
static character
stays the same
52 terms
Fall Honors English Vocabulary
Acute
Amiable
Bulbous
Congenial
Sharp
Friendly
swollen; shaped like a bulb
Agreeable
Acute
Sharp
Amiable
Friendly
69 terms
Honors English 9 Fall Review
what is an allegory?
what is an anti-utopian fiction?
what is the two layers of allegory?
why does an allegory often have histor…
an extended narrative in a prose or verse which character, ev…
anti-utopia is an imaginary place or society characterized by…
1- the characters and actions described by the surface story…
because writers are able to comment on what has happened. it…
what is an allegory?
an extended narrative in a prose or verse which character, ev…
what is an anti-utopian fiction?
anti-utopia is an imaginary place or society characterized by…
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Honors English Fall Exam
actaeon
admetus and alcestis
adonis
antaeus
spied on artemis... turned into stag and dogs ate him
alcestis takes husbbands place to die... hercules saves her
handsome, loved by aphrodite and persephone... formed flower
hercules picks him up and he loses power
actaeon
spied on artemis... turned into stag and dogs ate him
admetus and alcestis
alcestis takes husbbands place to die... hercules saves her
29 terms
Honors English Fall Exam
I loved feeling free. I could move fas…
I've always been a smart guy. I've got…
I had no idea I'd fall in love with he…
I'm not a chatterbox. I like to talk b…
Icarus
Odysseus
Pygmalion
Echo
I loved feeling free. I could move fas…
Icarus
I've always been a smart guy. I've got…
Odysseus
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Honors English Final- Fall
abate
amenable
ascetic
capricious
cause to become smaller or less intense
open or responsive to suggestion; suspectible to; open-minded…
absent of luxury
given to sudden or unaccountable changes of mood or behavior
abate
cause to become smaller or less intense
amenable
open or responsive to suggestion; suspectible to; open-minded…
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Honors English Fall Final
Liesel Meminger
Rosa Hubermann
Hans Hubermann
Rudy Steiner
10 years old, girl, blond hair, brown eyes, small, weak, scra…
Really short, Liesel's foster mother, 2 children, terrible co…
married to Rosa, Liesel's foster father, loves Liesel, house…
lemon colored hair, Liesel's best friend, in love with her, o…
Liesel Meminger
10 years old, girl, blond hair, brown eyes, small, weak, scra…
Rosa Hubermann
Really short, Liesel's foster mother, 2 children, terrible co…
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Honors English Fall Final
ethos
pathos
logos
xenophobia
appeal to credibility
appeal to emotion
appeal to logic
fear of strangers
ethos
appeal to credibility
pathos
appeal to emotion
Honors English Fall Final
Liesel Meminger
Rosa Hubermann
Hans Hubermann
Rudy Steiner
10 years old, girl, blond hair, brown eyes, small, weak, scra…
Really short, Liesel's foster mother, 2 children, terrible co…
married to Rosa, Liesel's foster father, loves Liesel, house…
lemon colored hair, Liesel's best friend, in love with her, o…
Liesel Meminger
10 years old, girl, blond hair, brown eyes, small, weak, scra…
Rosa Hubermann
Really short, Liesel's foster mother, 2 children, terrible co…
64 terms
Honors English Fall Exam
actaeon
admetus and alcestis
adonis
antaeus
spied on artemis... turned into stag and dogs ate him
alcestis takes husbbands place to die... hercules saves her
handsome, loved by aphrodite and persephone... formed flower
hercules picks him up and he loses power
actaeon
spied on artemis... turned into stag and dogs ate him
admetus and alcestis
alcestis takes husbbands place to die... hercules saves her
76 terms
Honors English Fall Final
coalition
hackneyed
innuendo
prerogative
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(adj.) Used so often as to lack freshness or originality
(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a de…
(n.) a special right or privilege; a special quality showing…
coalition
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
hackneyed
(adj.) Used so often as to lack freshness or originality
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honors english fall exam
the passage from Africa to the West In…
the main purpose of the travel was
the Jamestown Colony was settled with
this was an economic venture of a Lond…
middle passage
to ship large numbers of slaves from Africa to the West Indie…
John Smith
Jamestown
the passage from Africa to the West In…
middle passage
the main purpose of the travel was
to ship large numbers of slaves from Africa to the West Indie…
68 terms
Honors Junior English Fall Final
Rationalism goals
Rationalism shifts
Rationalism works
Romanticism goals
Improve life with science reason logic and politics
Revices classical greek ideals, people move away from religio…
Essays and newspapers, thomas paine and ben franklin
Magic, cature accents, optimism, polish the story, idealize l…
Rationalism goals
Improve life with science reason logic and politics
Rationalism shifts
Revices classical greek ideals, people move away from religio…
129 terms
English 10 Honors Fall Final
DEFRAY
TACITURN
TERSE
BOON
To pay, provide money for, cover the cost or expenses of.
Silent, not talkative, holding one's tongue, habitually silen…
Brief and to the point, free of superfluous words, expressed…
A blessing, timely and welcome benefit, something beneficial…
DEFRAY
To pay, provide money for, cover the cost or expenses of.
TACITURN
Silent, not talkative, holding one's tongue, habitually silen…
26 terms
honors 1 english fall final
Prologue
Parados
Episodes
Stasimon
tragedy's opening scene that sets the framework and tone for…
entrance of the 12-15 men who generally made up the Chorus; t…
similar to what we would recognize as the scenes in a modern-…
ode or speech from the Chorus that comes after an Episode
Prologue
tragedy's opening scene that sets the framework and tone for…
Parados
entrance of the 12-15 men who generally made up the Chorus; t…
49 terms
WRHS Honors English Fall Final
Protagonist
Antagonist
Round
Flat
The leading or one of the leading characters in fictional text
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
A complex character who often undergoes development throughou…
Boring, 2D character, who stays unchanged throughout the whol…
Protagonist
The leading or one of the leading characters in fictional text
Antagonist
A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
34 terms
Honors English Fall Final Vocab
palpable
indolently
naive
scruples
able to be felt; easily perceived
lazily; idly
unsophisticated
misgivings about something one feels is wrong
palpable
able to be felt; easily perceived
indolently
lazily; idly
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Fall Semester Honors English 1 Review List
Genre
Complex Characters
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
a category of artistic works
May have multiple or contradictory traits along with conflict…
Statements about a character's personality
Readers must analyze what characters do and say and how other…
Genre
a category of artistic works
Complex Characters
May have multiple or contradictory traits along with conflict…
40 terms
English 10 Honors Fall Semester Vocabulary
Complacent
Intimation
Unobtrusive
Fractious
Pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages,…
A hint or suggestion
Not obtrusive; inconspicuous, unassertive, or reticent
Irritable; unruly
Complacent
Pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages,…
Intimation
A hint or suggestion
188 terms
Honors English 11 Fall Term
To Adulterate
Ambidextrous
To Augment
Bereft
To corrupt,make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Able to use both hands equally well;very skillful;deceitful,h…
To make larger, to increase
Derived of; made unhappy through a loss
To Adulterate
To corrupt,make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands equally well;very skillful;deceitful,h…
66 terms
Honors English Fall words 1
Abate
Abstemious
Acrid
Admonish
To put an end to; reduce in degree or intensity
Self restrained especially in eating or drinking
Strong unpleasant taste or smell; angry or bitter
Worn or discipline firmly; advise or urge better
Abate
To put an end to; reduce in degree or intensity
Abstemious
Self restrained especially in eating or drinking
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week 5 honors english fall
allusion
slang
compliance
unwarranted
a passing reference to a familiar person, place, or thing dra…
the unconventional very informal language of particular sub-g…
readiness to yield; conformity in fulfilling requirements
unjustified; groundless; undeserved
allusion
a passing reference to a familiar person, place, or thing dra…
slang
the unconventional very informal language of particular sub-g…
10 terms
Honors English Week 2 Fall
Exposition
Cause and effect analysis
Comparison and contrast
Definition
One of the four basic types of prose- clarify, explain, inform
Type of exposition, answers "why?" And explains the reasons
One of the types of exposition pointing out similarities and…
One of the types of exposition giving the meaning of a word,…
Exposition
One of the four basic types of prose- clarify, explain, inform
Cause and effect analysis
Type of exposition, answers "why?" And explains the reasons
10 terms
Honors English week 3 fall
jargon
diction
syntax
parallelism
n. the specialized technical laguage language of a trade, hob…
n. an authors choice of words
n. the way words are arranged in a sentence; sentence structure
n. a literary technique that relies on the use of the same sy…
jargon
n. the specialized technical laguage language of a trade, hob…
diction
n. an authors choice of words
10 terms
English Honors Week 3 Fall
Jargon
Diction
Syntax
Parallelism
noun. The specialized or technical language of a trade, hobby…
noun. An authors choice of words
noun. The way words are arranged in a sentence; sentence stru…
noun. A literary technique that relies on the use of the same…
Jargon
noun. The specialized or technical language of a trade, hobby…
Diction
noun. An authors choice of words
8 terms
Honors English Week 2 Fall
Exposition
Cause and Effect Analysis
Comparison and contrast
Definition
Noun. One of the four basic types of prose- used to clarify,…
Noun. One of the types of exposition, answering the question…
Noun. One of the types of exposition pointing out similaritie…
Noun. One of the types of exposition giving the meaning of a…
Exposition
Noun. One of the four basic types of prose- used to clarify,…
Cause and Effect Analysis
Noun. One of the types of exposition, answering the question…
10 terms
Honors English Week 1 Fall
Idiom
Euphemism
Coercion
Debilitate
noun. An expression having a meaning that cannot be understoo…
noun. The substitution of an offensive term for one considere…
noun. The use of force to get someone's compliance.
verb. To weaken; enfeeble
Idiom
noun. An expression having a meaning that cannot be understoo…
Euphemism
noun. The substitution of an offensive term for one considere…
82 terms
Honors English 9 Fall Final Review
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Antagonist
An indirect reference to well-known events of history, litera…
A comparison of pairs that have the same relationship.
A type of repetition in which the first word or words are rep…
A person who opposes or is hostile to someone.
Allusion
An indirect reference to well-known events of history, litera…
Analogy
A comparison of pairs that have the same relationship.
30 terms
English 2 Honors Fall Final
Knight's Tale
Miller's Tale
Reeve's Tale
Nun's Priest's Tale
courtly love... Arcite: goes free, servant of Prince (Philostrat…
fableou... -Oxford student (Nicholas) moves in with Carpenter (J…
fableou... -Simkin (a miller) ... -John, Alan- 2 students come and…
mock epic+fable... -Chanticleer: believes in dreams... -Dame Partle…
Knight's Tale
courtly love... Arcite: goes free, servant of Prince (Philostrat…
Miller's Tale
fableou... -Oxford student (Nicholas) moves in with Carpenter (J…
40 terms
Honors English 9 Fall Final
Author's Purpose
Anecdote
Analysis
Main Idea
The reason for which the author/writer has written
A short story about a real incident that relates to the context
Explains how it proves my point, explains what something impl…
- an idea that covers generalizes the whole piece of writing…
Author's Purpose
The reason for which the author/writer has written
Anecdote
A short story about a real incident that relates to the context
46 terms
English II Honors Fall Exam
Iberians
Celts
farming and hunting
Angles, Saxons, Jutes, and Frisians
group that came in the Late Stone age to the British Islands…
group that migrated to the British Islands from Southern Europe
what the Celts did to get food
four tribes from Germany and Denmark that invaded Britain
Iberians
group that came in the Late Stone age to the British Islands…
Celts
group that migrated to the British Islands from Southern Europe
10 terms
English 3 Honors Fall Final
Isaac Newton
John Locke
Descartes
Jean Jacques Rousseau
founder of modern science (laws of motion and gravity)
English philosopher (life, liberty, property)... -Tabla Rosa: ev…
"I think therefor I am"... French philosopher (ability to reason)
social contract... inspired French Revolution
Isaac Newton
founder of modern science (laws of motion and gravity)
John Locke
English philosopher (life, liberty, property)... -Tabla Rosa: ev…
56 terms
English 1 Honors Fall Final
Abate
Barbarism
Analogy
Apparent
Slack, die away, let up, lessen, decrease, fall, diminish, sl…
Brutality, inhumanity, barbarity, atrocity, savagery
Comparison, comparing
Evident, patent, plain, unmistakable, manifest, obvious
Abate
Slack, die away, let up, lessen, decrease, fall, diminish, sl…
Barbarism
Brutality, inhumanity, barbarity, atrocity, savagery
17 terms
Honors English 10 fall final
Allegory
Fable
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Using a character/ story elements to symbolize an abstraction…
Short; illustrates moral lesson; often animals with human cha…
Says 1 thing but means the opposite
Something happens opposite of what's expected
Allegory
Using a character/ story elements to symbolize an abstraction…
Fable
Short; illustrates moral lesson; often animals with human cha…
50 terms
English 1 Honors Fall Final
characterization
direct
indirect
protagonist
process of revealing a character in a story
writer tells the audience what the character's personality is…
reader must decide what a character is like, based on the evi…
main character in a fiction or drama
characterization
process of revealing a character in a story
direct
writer tells the audience what the character's personality is…
99 terms
English II Honors Fall Final
Protagonist
Foil
Aside
Soliloquy
main character
character who through contrast reveals the characteristics of…
a brief remark made by a character and intended to be heard b…
A speech given by the character on the stage. The purpose is…
Protagonist
main character
Foil
character who through contrast reveals the characteristics of…
136 terms
Honors English 11 Fall Final
factious
aegis
perspicacity
fervent
(adj.) causing disagreement
(n.) a shield, protection
(n.) keenness of judgment
(adj.) eager, earnest
factious
(adj.) causing disagreement
aegis
(n.) a shield, protection
103 terms
Honors English III Fall Exam
myth
metaphor
extended metaphor
fable
a traditional story, especially one concerning the early hist…
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
a comparison between two unlike things that continues through…
a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveyin…
myth
a traditional story, especially one concerning the early hist…
metaphor
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
109 terms
Honors English II Fall Final
William Wilson
Desiree's Baby
Roman Fever
The Interlopers
Edgar Allen Poe 1839; William Wilson attends Eton (drinking),…
Kate Chopin 1892; At L'Abri in Louisiana (shelter), Armand Au…
Edith Wharton 1934; Alida Slade-Jenny's mother, Delphin and G…
Saki/H.H. Munro; Carpathian Mountains Eastern Europe; Ulrich…
William Wilson
Edgar Allen Poe 1839; William Wilson attends Eton (drinking),…
Desiree's Baby
Kate Chopin 1892; At L'Abri in Louisiana (shelter), Armand Au…
25 terms
English Honors Vocabulary Fall Final
abate
barbarism
analogy
apparent
cause to become less intense
lack of civilization
comparison between two things
obvious
abate
cause to become less intense
barbarism
lack of civilization
29 terms
Honors English Fall Final: Synonyms
Banal
Taciturn
Emulate
Intransigent
stale, insipid
tight lipped, uncommunicative, laconic
copy, mimic, rival, match, measure up to
uncompromising, unyielding, obdurate
Banal
stale, insipid
Taciturn
tight lipped, uncommunicative, laconic
56 terms
Honors English Fall Final Vocab
altruistic
aspire
astute
belligerent
show desire to help others and lack selfishness
want to achieve something
ability to notice and understand clearly
angry and aggressive // engaged in war
altruistic
show desire to help others and lack selfishness
aspire
want to achieve something
56 terms
Honors English 2 Final-Fall
elegy
Ode
Sonnet
Shakespearean Sonnet
poem about death or loss, no specific rhyming scheme
About one specific thing, like a tribute; typically positive,…
14 lines; 10 syllable line; no rhyming couplet that comes tog…
iambic pentameter (heartbeat sound), ABBA ABAB CDCD EFEF
elegy
poem about death or loss, no specific rhyming scheme
Ode
About one specific thing, like a tribute; typically positive,…
126 terms
English II Honors Exam Fall
Iberians
celts; what were the two groups
Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Frisians
Alfred the Great
first to settle in British Islands from Spain and Portugal
group that migrated into the British Islands from Southern Eu…
4 tribes from Germany and Denmark that invaded Britain; origi…
king who encouraged a rebirth in learning and education
Iberians
first to settle in British Islands from Spain and Portugal
celts; what were the two groups
group that migrated into the British Islands from Southern Eu…
46 terms
Honors Freshman English Fall Final
Uncouth
Condescending
Demeaning
Devout
Awkward, clumsy
Showing a patronizing form of dignity
Degrading
Devoted to divine worship
Uncouth
Awkward, clumsy
Condescending
Showing a patronizing form of dignity
134 terms
Honors English 10 Fall Final
What is logos
What is pathos
What is Ethos
Who does old major symbolize
Appealing to audience through use of logic or reason.... + Allus…
Appealing to audience emotions... + Anecdote- short story used a…
Appealing to audience sense of right/wrong... +Call to action- s…
A pig. He creates the ideas behind Animalism and inspires the…
What is logos
Appealing to audience through use of logic or reason.... + Allus…
What is pathos
Appealing to audience emotions... + Anecdote- short story used a…
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