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#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
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English 3: Early American Literature Review
"Upon the Burning of Our House"
Inverted syntax
archaic language
extended metaphor
Summary: The poem's speaker loses her house in a devastating…
reversed word order; the expected word order is reversed.
old-fashioned or out-of-date language
a comparison that is drawn out at length; for example, the co…
"Upon the Burning of Our House"
Summary: The poem's speaker loses her house in a devastating…
Inverted syntax
reversed word order; the expected word order is reversed.
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tenets of american literature --english 3
transcendentalism
transcendentalism
transcendentalism
transcendentalism
basis of authority-- self-trust
basis of authority-- self reliance
source of knowledge: study nature-- know thyself
view of God-- speaking intuitevely within individual
transcendentalism
basis of authority-- self-trust
transcendentalism
basis of authority-- self reliance
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American Literature English 3 Quiz
allegory
alliteration
anachronism
antagonist
a narrative in which characters, actions, and sometimes setti…
repetition of initial consonant sound
placing something at a time or place contrary to historical f…
character who opposes the protagonist,often the villain
allegory
a narrative in which characters, actions, and sometimes setti…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sound
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English 3: Native American Literature Review
TEOTB: What happens to the young wife…
TEOTB: What actions do the animals tak…
TEOTB: What does the description about…
TEOTB: What is the theme or message ab…
She leans too far over the hole and falls
Several animals attempt to dive down into the water to bring…
She is the smallest animal
Determination is more important than size when it comes to su…
TEOTB: What happens to the young wife…
She leans too far over the hole and falls
TEOTB: What actions do the animals tak…
Several animals attempt to dive down into the water to bring…
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American Literature English 3 Vocabulary List 3
Subjugate
Jargon
Prudent
Reprehensible
Bring under complete control
Language or term characterized by uncommon meaning; particula…
Wise or judicious in affairs
Deserving of reproof, censure; blameworthy
Subjugate
Bring under complete control
Jargon
Language or term characterized by uncommon meaning; particula…
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English 3 - American Literature Movements/Periods
Colonial
Enlightenment
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
...
...
...
...
Colonial
...
Enlightenment
...
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English 3: Introduction to Early American Literature
What is the most important idea of the…
The book Stories the Iroquois Tell The…
Look at the table of contents from The…
What does Of Plymouth Plantation revea…
The Pilgrims and ship's officers discussed the damage to the…
versions of traditional Iroquois myths
Chapter 6: THE LAWS OF THE LEAGUE
Both the Pilgrims and the ship's crew considered turning back…
What is the most important idea of the…
The Pilgrims and ship's officers discussed the damage to the…
The book Stories the Iroquois Tell The…
versions of traditional Iroquois myths
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 3
abominate
circuitous
commiserate
expedite
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
(adj.) roundabout, not direct
(v.) to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a fee…
(v.) to make easy, cause to progress faster
abominate
(v.) to have an intense dislike or hatred for
circuitous
(adj.) roundabout, not direct
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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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AP English 3[American Literature in the Colonial Period]
Who started Puritanism
Fill in the blank: ... Members believed…
Where does the name Puritanism come fr…
What was the center of Puritan lives?
John Calvin
1. direct... 2. pope... 3. clergy... 4. rituals
Purity
Religion
Who started Puritanism
John Calvin
Fill in the blank: ... Members believed…
1. direct... 2. pope... 3. clergy... 4. rituals
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American Literature Unit 3
rummaged
apt
catalyst
germination
to look through and poke around,search
(adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
something that brings about a change in something else
beginning to grow
rummaged
to look through and poke around,search
apt
(adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
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Granito English 3: Early American Literature
Native American "literature" was typic…
Why were literary scholars reluctant t…
T/F: After closer examination, Native…
T/F: Central to Navajo beliefs are lon…
oral tradition
In American history, early interaction with Native Americans…
true
true
Native American "literature" was typic…
oral tradition
Why were literary scholars reluctant t…
In American history, early interaction with Native Americans…
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Vocab - SAT 3 - American Literature
Apex
Appease
Armament
Ascribe
the highest point; peak
to soothe; to pacify
military supplies and weapons
to attribute to a specific cause
Apex
the highest point; peak
Appease
to soothe; to pacify
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American Literature Vocabulary 3
accolade
allusion
ambivalent
belligerence
(n.) praise
(n.) indirect reference
(adj.) unable to decide
(n.) aggression
accolade
(n.) praise
allusion
(n.) indirect reference
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Abeka English - 11th Grade: Quiz 3 (American Literature)
How many men were in "The Open Boat"?
Which one of them was injured?
Who wrote The Open Boat?
According to the author of The Open Bo…
4
captain
Stephen Crane
fate or nature
How many men were in "The Open Boat"?
4
Which one of them was injured?
captain
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American Literature Vocabulary 3
acclaim
adjacent
elicit
engross
(n) great praise or applause, enthusiastic approval
(adj) close; near (to something)
(v) to increase or intensify
(v) to hold the full attention of; absorb
acclaim
(n) great praise or applause, enthusiastic approval
adjacent
(adj) close; near (to something)
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English 3 H Native American Literature
What is document?
What is illustrate?
What is interpret?
What is promote?
to show the existence of through evidence
to make clear with examples
to explain the meaning or importance of something
to help the growth of
What is document?
to show the existence of through evidence
What is illustrate?
to make clear with examples
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American Literature Vocabulary 3
Abstain
Boisterous
Capitulate
Diligent
v. to refrain from doing something.
adj. noisy and lacking in restraining or discipline.
v. to surrender under agree conditions.
adj. quietly and steadily persevering in details.
Abstain
v. to refrain from doing something.
Boisterous
adj. noisy and lacking in restraining or discipline.
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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
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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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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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American Literature CLEP #3
Washington Irving
James Fenimore Cooper
William Cullen Bryant
Fireside Poets
Rip Van Winkle
The Last of the Mohicans
Thanatopsis
John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., James Rus…
Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle
James Fenimore Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans
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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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Early American Literature 3
manifold
omnipotent
ineffable
dolorous
complex, many
All-powerful
Inexpressible
sad; sorrowful
manifold
complex, many
omnipotent
All-powerful
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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- 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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Vocabulary 3 American Literature
Antebellum
Auspicious
Diffident
Euro
Belonging to a period before a war, esp. The American Civil War
Marked by favorable circumstance; prosperous; propitious
Lacking self- confidence; shy; timid; reserved
Of or from Europe; the currency of the European Union
Antebellum
Belonging to a period before a war, esp. The American Civil War
Auspicious
Marked by favorable circumstance; prosperous; propitious
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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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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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CLEP American Literature 3
rhyme
couplet
rhyme scheme
foot
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
The pattern or sequence in which end rhyme occurs throughout…
a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic…
rhyme
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
couplet
two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
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Honors American Literature vocab 3
acclaim; cheer
adjacent; Next to
elicit; extract
engross; engage
praise
close
to bring out
to hold the interest of
acclaim; cheer
praise
adjacent; Next to
close
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American Literature CLEP #3
Washington Irving
James Fenimore Cooper
William Cullen Bryant
Fireside Poets
Rip Van Winkle
The Last of the Mohicans
Thanatopsis
John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., James Rus…
Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle
James Fenimore Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans
34 terms
American Literature CLEP #3
Washington Irving
James Fenimore Cooper
William Cullen Bryant
Fireside Poets
Rip Van Winkle
The Last of the Mohicans
Thanatopsis
John Greenleaf Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., James Rus…
Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle
James Fenimore Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans
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American Literature CLEP #3
Eduora Welty
The Optimist's Daughter
Flannery O'Conner
"Good Country People"
(1909-2001) Southern writer. Grotesque. Was an accomplished p…
tells the a story about Judge McKelva, Laurel, his daughter;…
(1925-1964) Rarely left the South. Lived and isolated life. K…
Flannery O'Connor. Joy Hopewell (Hulga) and Manly Pointer. Po…
Eduora Welty
(1909-2001) Southern writer. Grotesque. Was an accomplished p…
The Optimist's Daughter
tells the a story about Judge McKelva, Laurel, his daughter;…
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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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American Literature Test 3
Noah Webster
The Portland Declaration
Phillis Wheatley
Michael Wigglesworth
the educator who compiled America's first dictionary
the essay written as a defense against humanistic philosophy
describes the loss of a child in "A Funeral Poem on the Death…
the most widely read poet of Puritan New England
Noah Webster
the educator who compiled America's first dictionary
The Portland Declaration
the essay written as a defense against humanistic philosophy
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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
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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
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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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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…
American Literature (week 3)
bombast
bona fide
boor
bovine
impressive but meaningless language
in good faith
a rude or impolite person
pertaining to cows or cattle
bombast
impressive but meaningless language
bona fide
in good faith
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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
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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
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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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