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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old-fashioned or out-of-date language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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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
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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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 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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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
English III American Literature
History of the Puritan Era
Values of the Puritan Society
Puritan Era focus of literature,styles…
Puritan genres
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
♡ grace,plainness, divine mission,God,materialism,spiritualit…
♡ first person accounts ... ♡ poetry-personal and autobiography
History of the Puritan Era
♡ 1620-Pilgrims land in Plymouth... ♡ difficult Native and Pilgr…
Values of the Puritan Society
♡ faith and religion,God,materialism,spirituality,societal or…
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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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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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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
American Literature List 3
CALLOUS
DEBILITATE
DEBUTANTE
EDIFICE
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
to make weak or feeble
young woman who has just made her formal entrance into society
a building; a structure; a large or massive building (church,…
CALLOUS
emotionally hardened, unfeeling
DEBILITATE
to make weak or feeble
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english 3: American Literature Vocab Review
allusion
antagonist
archetype
characterization
an indirect reference to an important person, place, event, o…
the principal character in opposition to the hero of a narrat…
a pattern in literature that is found in a variety of works f…
the techniques a writer uses to develop characters (personali…
allusion
an indirect reference to an important person, place, event, o…
antagonist
the principal character in opposition to the hero of a narrat…
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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 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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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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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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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
American Literature in the Colonial Period AP English 3
main beliefs of calvinism
style of Puritan writing
Puritan writing reflected _______?
Purpose of Puritan Writing
1) total depravity of Humans... 2) unconditional election... 3) lim…
Plain- Protestant influence rather than Roman Catholic, again…
the character and scope of the reading public, which was lite…
1) transform a mysterious God... 2) Make God known to the entire…
main beliefs of calvinism
1) total depravity of Humans... 2) unconditional election... 3) lim…
style of Puritan writing
Plain- Protestant influence rather than Roman Catholic, again…
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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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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
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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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;…
English: Movements in American Literature
Puritan Tradition
Classicism
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
Places value on the emotions, intuition:... a. love of nature... b.…
Knowledge comes to us from inside; we are all part of an Over…
Puritan Tradition
Theology - grace and salvation; literary style - plain
Classicism
Speech-making; places value on reason, clarity, balance, and…
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
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
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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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
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 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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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 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
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 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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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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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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UNIT 3 AMERICAN LITERATURE
ANALYZE
ARGUMENT
CONNOTATIVE
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
break something down into its parts
WORDS PRESENTED TO PERSUADE
THE FEELING A WORD HAS (POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE)
EXAMPLES ARE SIMILE, METAPHOR, ALLITERATION
ANALYZE
break something down into its parts
ARGUMENT
WORDS PRESENTED TO PERSUADE
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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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American Literature - English 10
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
Knowledge - God, Bible, Ministers
Stories Foci - How to be a perfect "..." and why
Puritanism
Nature - not spirits, utilitarian, God made
Puritanism
Self place in Universe - The Elect, God's chosen people
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#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/…
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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
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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 american literature vocab
oral tradition
origin myths
slave narrative
exploration narrative
stories passed down by word of mouth
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
autobiographical account written to express the horrors of hu…
nonfictional written account of travels to a new place
oral tradition
stories passed down by word of mouth
origin myths
stories passed from generation to generation to explain the c…
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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
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)
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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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English American literature
Ben franklin
Thomas Jefferson
William Bradford
Ben Franklin2
Autobiography
Declaration of Independence
Of Plymouth and plantation
Poor Richards almanack
Ben franklin
Autobiography
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
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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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