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AP English Literature: Lit Terms
Allegory
Anaphora
Ananstrophe
Antimetabole
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
inversion of the usual, normal, or logical order of the parts…
repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammati…
Allegory
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
Anaphora
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
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Literature Terms (AP English Lit)
Allusion
Anachronism
Apostrophe
Aside
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
Something out of its place in time or history: Julius Caesar…
Addressing someone or something, usually not present, as thou…
A statement delivered by an actor in such a way that the othe…
Allusion
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
Anachronism
Something out of its place in time or history: Julius Caesar…
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AP English Literature: Lit Terms
Abstract
Academic
Accent
Aesthetic
An abstract style in writing is typically complex, discusses…
As an adjective describing style, this word means dry and the…
In poetry, accent refers to the stressed portion of a word.…
Appealing to the senses. A coherent sense of taste and a subj…
Abstract
An abstract style in writing is typically complex, discusses…
Academic
As an adjective describing style, this word means dry and the…
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AP Literature Lit. Terms #2
Antithesis
Antihero
Anthropomorphism
Aphorism
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
attributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate... o…
brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observatio…
Antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Antihero
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
AP English Lit Allusions- Literature
Brobdingnagian
Cinderella
Don Juan
Don Quixote
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
-a libertine, profligate, a man obsessed with... seducing women…
-someone overly idealistic to the point of... having impossible…
Brobdingnagian
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
Cinderella
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
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AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic, aesthetics
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic, aesthetics
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
133 terms
AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic, aesthetics
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic, aesthetics
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
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AP English Literature (Lit. Terms Study Guide)
Zeugma
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Anaphora
The use of a single verb to refer to two different objects in…
The use of a vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a…
A Trope in which a part signifies the whole or the whole that…
The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to c…
Zeugma
The use of a single verb to refer to two different objects in…
Metonymy
The use of a vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a…
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AP Literature Lit Terms #2
Anastrophe
Antithesis
Conflict
External conflict
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
A resistance the protagonist finds in achieving his dreams or…
An outside force preventing the protagonist from achieving hi…
Anastrophe
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Antithesis
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
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AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
133 terms
Marquez TW AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic(s)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic(s)
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
159 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
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Ap English literature #2
Denouement
Parable
Metonymy
Idiom
The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrat…
A short moral story
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is pe…
Denouement
The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrat…
Parable
A short moral story
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AP English Literature Lit Terms 27-51
Elegy
Epic
Epithet
Homeric Epithet
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died.
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
A word or phrase preceding or following a name which serves t…
consists of a compound adjective that is regularly used to mo…
Elegy
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died.
Epic
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
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AP English Lit Angelos Language of Literature Terms
couplet
consonance
conceit
complaint
two consecutive lines of verse with end rhymes
the repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
an extended metaphor that designates a fanciful notion, usual…
A lyric poem, common in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,…
couplet
two consecutive lines of verse with end rhymes
consonance
the repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
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Lit Terms for AP English Literature and Composition
allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Apostrophe
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Multiple meaning a literary work may communicate, especially…
Direct address, usually to someone or something that is not p…
allegory
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
AP Literature Glossary of Lit terms for AP English/ Lit Exam
Abstract
Accent
Aesthetic, Aesthetics
Allegory
Definition: An 'abstract' style (in writing) is typically com…
Definition: in poetry, 'accent' refers to the stressed portio…
Definition: Aesthetic can be used as an adjective meaning "ap…
Definition: An 'allegory' is a story in which each aspect of…
Abstract
Definition: An 'abstract' style (in writing) is typically com…
Accent
Definition: in poetry, 'accent' refers to the stressed portio…
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AP Literature Vocabulary: Unit 2 (+ Lit Terms)
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
(n.) group of people hired to applaud a performer or performa…
aegis
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship
apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
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Ap English Literature2
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
An extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
The repetition of accented consonant sounds either at the beg…
A reference in literature to previous literature, history, my…
The quality of being intentionally unclear. Makes the situati…
Allegory
An extended narrative that carries a second meaning along wit…
Alliteration
The repetition of accented consonant sounds either at the beg…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
allusion
attitude
details (choice of details)
devices of sound
a reference in a work of literature to something outside of t…
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 of t…
attitude
the disposition toward or opinion of a subject by a speaker,…
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AP Lit and Comp 2 Literature Words
Diction
Genre
Irony
Juxtaposition
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature…
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
the fact of two things being seen or placed close together wi…
Diction
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Genre
a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature…
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Lit Terms 2 AP literature and comp.
Ballad
Ballad stanza
Pathos
Bathos
A narrative poem that is, or originally was, meant to be sung
A common form consisting (a stanza of four lines) that altern…
When the writing of a scene evokes feelings of dignified pity…
When writing a strains for granduer it can't support and trie…
Ballad
A narrative poem that is, or originally was, meant to be sung
Ballad stanza
A common form consisting (a stanza of four lines) that altern…
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Greek Literature - AP lit
Origin of Greek Drama
Dithyramb
Orchestra
Tragoedia
Created to worship God Dionysus
A lyric poem or hymn that was performed in praise of Dionysus
Circular dancing area
Song that chorus sang in honor of Dionysus - "goat song"
Origin of Greek Drama
Created to worship God Dionysus
Dithyramb
A lyric poem or hymn that was performed in praise of Dionysus
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AP English Lit 2
Clause
Colloquial
Conceit
Connotation
Grammatical unit containing both a subject and a verb
Informal, slang speech
In extended metaphors showing similarities between usually op…
Non literal association of words or phrases
Clause
Grammatical unit containing both a subject and a verb
Colloquial
Informal, slang speech
37 terms
AP Literature + Composition // Lit Terms pt 2
Hypothetical Question
Idiom
Imagery
Invective
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
The use of figurative language to represent objects, actions…
An intensely vehement, highly emotional verbal attack
Hypothetical Question
A question that raises a hypothesis, conjecture or supposition
Idiom
An expression in a given language that cannot be understood f…
24 terms
AP Literature - Lit Glossary
metaphor
simile
symbol
personification
comparison between two dissimilar objects or things
comparison between two dissimilar objects or things using lik…
when one thing represents something else
giving inanimate objects human characteristics
metaphor
comparison between two dissimilar objects or things
simile
comparison between two dissimilar objects or things using lik…
55 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms
allusion
analogy
anti hero
apostrophe
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
Character that has characteristics opposite of a hero; clumsy…
Arrangement of words addressing a non-existent person of abst…
allusion
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
analogy
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
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AP LIT literature terms
allegory
allusion
alliteration
anaphora
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
when words begin with the same sounds. Ex. "The west wind wen…
repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
allegory
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
allusion
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
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AP Lit Gloss Literature Notecards Set 2
bombast
bon mot
burlesque
cacophony
a speech or writing that is meant to sound important or impre…
a clever and fitting remark
A literary manner that was applied to a common place or comic…
language that is difficult to pronounce
bombast
a speech or writing that is meant to sound important or impre…
bon mot
a clever and fitting remark
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Ap English Literature Week 2
Apostrophe
Assonance
Ballad
Bathos
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
A long, narrative poem, usually in a very regular meter and r…
When an author tries to hard to create dramatic instances in…
Apostrophe
An address to someone not present, or to a personified object
Assonance
The repeated use of vowel sounds, as in "old King Cole was a…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
the stress on a certain syllable
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of at lea…
A reference within a work to a person, place, event, or anoth…
accent
the stress on a certain syllable
allegory
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
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AP Lit Allusions: LITERATURE
Pollyanna
albatross around one's neck
Faust/Faustian bargain
Babbitt
from Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 children's classic of the same…
from "The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner" (1798) by Samuel Taylo…
from the classic German legend (also von Goethe's stage versi…
from Sinclair Lewis' "Babbit" (1922); the protagonist is a co…
Pollyanna
from Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 children's classic of the same…
albatross around one's neck
from "The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner" (1798) by Samuel Taylo…
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AP English Lit Vocab 2
ode
omniscient point of view
oxymoron
parable
lyric poem with elaborate structure praising person/character…
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
figure of speech combining two apparently contradictory eleme…
short fiction illustrating explicit moral lesson through anal…
ode
lyric poem with elaborate structure praising person/character…
omniscient point of view
perspective seen from multiple character points of view
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AP Lit Terms (LITERATURE)
Pollyanna
albatross around one's neck
Faust/Faustian bargain
Babbitt
one who has an irrepressibly optimistic outlook in the face o…
psychological burden that feels like a curse. ... (Samuel Taylor…
An agreement in which a person abandons his spiritual values…
person and especially a business or professional man who conf…
Pollyanna
one who has an irrepressibly optimistic outlook in the face o…
albatross around one's neck
psychological burden that feels like a curse. ... (Samuel Taylor…
24 terms
AP English Lit Term Quiz #2
abstract
active voice
classic
cliche
Expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specifi…
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
in literature, it is an accepted masterpiece.
A sentence or phrase, usually expressing a popular or common…
abstract
Expressing a quality or characteristic apart from any specifi…
active voice
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
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AP English Literature Terms #2
Anachronism
Cacophony
Dissonance
Feminine rhyme
Misplaced in time
Harsh discordant sounds
Lack of harmony
Matches 2 or more syllables
Anachronism
Misplaced in time
Cacophony
Harsh discordant sounds
124 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary (2)
Ascetics
Diaphanous
Sordid
Alacrity
The practice of contemplation and rigorous self-denial for sp…
So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or transcule…
Dirty, filthy, squalid, base
Eager willingness or readiness
Ascetics
The practice of contemplation and rigorous self-denial for sp…
Diaphanous
So fine or gauzy in texture as to be transparent or transcule…
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AP Language and Literature: LIT TERMS
Allegory
Allusion
Anachronistic
Anaphora
A symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
The author refers to a subject matter such as a place, event,…
Placing an event, person, item, or verbal expression in the w…
The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to c…
Allegory
A symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
Allusion
The author refers to a subject matter such as a place, event,…
20 terms
AP English Lit 2
Omniscent
Adroit
Allay
Blazon
Wise; an "all knowing" narrator
Skillful, clever, crafting, resourcefulness
To calm or quiet fears
To publish or proclaim widely
Omniscent
Wise; an "all knowing" narrator
Adroit
Skillful, clever, crafting, resourcefulness
25 terms
Ap English Lit 2
Bildungsroman
Blank verse
Bowdlerize
Bucolic
A novel which is an account of the youthful development of a…
Poetry of unrhymed iambic pentameter.
To prudishly expurgate a supposedly offensive passage.
Used to describe an idealized country setting; basically a sy…
Bildungsroman
A novel which is an account of the youthful development of a…
Blank verse
Poetry of unrhymed iambic pentameter.
50 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #2
Penitence
Purgatory
Eucharist
Atonement
the state of being penitent; regret for one's wrongdoing or s…
a condition or place in which the souls of those dying penite…
the sacrament of Holy Communion; the sacrifice of the Mass; t…
satisfaction or reparation for a wrong or injury; amends
Penitence
the state of being penitent; regret for one's wrongdoing or s…
Purgatory
a condition or place in which the souls of those dying penite…
15 terms
AP English Lit 2
Catharsis
Climax
Comedy
Conflict
A word used by Aristotle in his Poetics to describe the desir…
As a term of dramatic structure, this refers to the decisive…
A play with a happy ending written to amuse the audience
the struggle that grows out of the interplay between two oppo…
Catharsis
A word used by Aristotle in his Poetics to describe the desir…
Climax
As a term of dramatic structure, this refers to the decisive…
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
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/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
36 terms
AP English Lit Terms 2
allusion
aside
assonance
blank verse
unacknowledged references and quotations which authors make w…
a speech, usually short, delivered by a character to another…
the repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words i…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
allusion
unacknowledged references and quotations which authors make w…
aside
a speech, usually short, delivered by a character to another…
23 terms
AP Lit British Literature
sonnet
quatrain
open formed poetry
closed form poetry
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
*eliminates the restrictions of the closed form... *each poem is…
*lines contain specific numbers of syllables measured out acc…
sonnet
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
quatrain
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
50 terms
AP Literature-Lit Terms
Avante Garde
Coquettish
Femme Fatale
Gentrify
favoring or introducing experimental or unusual ideas
behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attract…
a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose c…
renovate and improve (especially a house or district) so that…
Avante Garde
favoring or introducing experimental or unusual ideas
Coquettish
behaving in such a way as to suggest a playful sexual attract…
AP Literature Lit terms
Anadiplosis
Anapest
Anaphora
Antithesis
"repetition of the ending segment at the beginning of another…
"a metrical foot consisting of two unstressed syllables follo…
"repetition of the beginnings of sentences or clauses"
"juxtaposition of contrasts in parallel structures"
Anadiplosis
"repetition of the ending segment at the beginning of another…
Anapest
"a metrical foot consisting of two unstressed syllables follo…
10 terms
AP English Literature List 2
admonish
akimbo
lassitude
licentious
verb: warn or reprimand someone firmly.
adverb: with hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
noun: a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy.
adjective: disregarding accepted rules or conventions, especi…
admonish
verb: warn or reprimand someone firmly.
akimbo
adverb: with hands on the hips and elbows turned outward.
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AP English Literature Vocab 2
Admonish
Akimbo
Lassitude
Licentious
To caution or advise
Standing with bent elbows, hands on hips
Weariness of mind or body from strain
Sexually unrestrained; immoral
Admonish
To caution or advise
Akimbo
Standing with bent elbows, hands on hips
25 terms
AP English Literature Terms 2
Euphony
Cacophony
Apostrophe
Synechdoche
a harmonious succession of words (vowels) having a pleasing s…
harsh or discordant sound; harshness in the sounds of words (…
the addressing of a usually absent person or a usually person…
a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole (sayi…
Euphony
a harmonious succession of words (vowels) having a pleasing s…
Cacophony
harsh or discordant sound; harshness in the sounds of words (…
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