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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…
89 terms
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…
18 terms
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…
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…
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…
10 terms
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…
12 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
6 terms
AP English Literature #2
incessant
sift
pragmatic
affable
(of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without paus…
examine (something) thoroughly so as to isolate that which is…
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to
incessant
(of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without paus…
sift
examine (something) thoroughly so as to isolate that which is…
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
76 terms
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,…
59 terms
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…
30 terms
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…
32 terms
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 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…
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…
31 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Assonance
Asyndentation
word, phrase, statement that has multiple meanings
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
vowel sound in a non- rhyming word
absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence
Ambiguity
word, phrase, statement that has multiple meanings
Anaphora
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
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…
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…
11 terms
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…
33 terms
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…
AP Literature Lit Terms
Quixotic
Extended Metaphor
Paradox
Oxymoron
Acting foolishly or unnecessarily
A metaphor that is continued for several sentences
A seemingly self contradictory STATEMENT / phrase
Two WORDS that are opposite, but put together
Quixotic
Acting foolishly or unnecessarily
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor that is continued for several sentences
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
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…
117 terms
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
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…
19 terms
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…
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…
10 terms
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
19 terms
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…
AP English Lit #2
amenable
amenities
amorphous
anachronism
submissive
social graces
shapeless
error in chronology
amenable
submissive
amenities
social graces
12 terms
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…
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…
20 terms
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
10 terms
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
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…
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…
36 terms
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
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…
13 terms
AP Literature Unit 4 Modern Lit (Semester 2)
romanticism
imagism
symbolism
masculine rhyme
believed in the power of imagination and creativity
insisted that hard, clear, and precise images best represente…
believed that ideas were more truthful than facts; rejected t…
rhyme restricted to a single stressed syllable
romanticism
believed in the power of imagination and creativity
imagism
insisted that hard, clear, and precise images best represente…
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.
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…
AP Literature Lit Terms
Metonymy
Alliteration... Ex: "The Wicked Witch of…
Synecdoche ... Ex: "Oh, that this too, to…
Synesthesia
the practice of not using the formal word for an object or su…
words are used in quick succession and begin with letters bel…
a literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to…
it refers to the depiction of a strong connection, link or bo…
Metonymy
the practice of not using the formal word for an object or su…
Alliteration... Ex: "The Wicked Witch of…
words are used in quick succession and begin with letters bel…
10 terms
AP Literature: Lit Terms
Antecedent
Antihero
Antithetical
Aphorism
An expression that gives meaning to a pro-form
A central character in a story or movie who lacks conventiona…
Directly opposed or contrasted
A pithy observation that contains a general truth
Antecedent
An expression that gives meaning to a pro-form
Antihero
A central character in a story or movie who lacks conventiona…
AP Literature Lit Terms
3rd person limited
3rd person objective
alliteration
allusion
narrator speaks in 3rd person but restricts to 1 person's vie…
narrator refuses to enter the minds of any character
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
reference to something universally known
3rd person limited
narrator speaks in 3rd person but restricts to 1 person's vie…
3rd person objective
narrator refuses to enter the minds of any character
AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
A reference to something in literature or history
Repetition of the same word or words at the start of two or m…
Allegory
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Alliteration
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
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…
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