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Classification of Enlgish Literature
When did Gales appear?
What is the status of Britons?
What are Britons know as?
When did Roman Occupation appear?
Before 50A.D.
very little remain in English
Tribal
50-450A.D.
When did Gales appear?
Before 50A.D.
What is the status of Britons?
very little remain in English
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Enlgish 11 Literature Terms
Protagonist
Antagonist
Dynamic Character
Setting
The main character or hero of the story
The hero's enemy, the villain.
Character that undergoes change
Time and place; where the story takes place
Protagonist
The main character or hero of the story
Antagonist
The hero's enemy, the villain.
Renaissance/ Middle Enlgish Literature Test
Sir Thomas Malory
Chaucer
Marlowe
Raleigh
Le Morte Darthur
The Canterbury Tales
"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
"The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"
Sir Thomas Malory
Le Morte Darthur
Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
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AP Enlgish Lit Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
a synopsis of a work of scholarship
a saying containing a truth based on experience which uses me…
a story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant sounds in a g…
abstract
a synopsis of a work of scholarship
adage
a saying containing a truth based on experience which uses me…
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Enlgish
Iambic Pentameter
aside
Adversary
Internal Conflict
five stressed and five unstressed syllables
words spoke in an undertone, not meant to be heard
A person who opposes the protagonist and antagonist
struggle occurring within A characters mind; Man versus self
Iambic Pentameter
five stressed and five unstressed syllables
aside
words spoke in an undertone, not meant to be heard
enlgish
imagery
vernacular
allegory
dramatic irony
visually descriptive
local language of community
a story, poem or picture that can be interpreted to reveal it…
when the audience is aware of the situation but the character…
imagery
visually descriptive
vernacular
local language of community
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Enlgish I Lit Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
Is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Alliteration
Is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Allusion
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
Enlgish Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Cocophony
repetition of the initial sounds in a group of words (slimy s…
repetition of the vowel sound in a line (look at the book the…
repetition of consonant sounds (hills sketch the daffodils)
use of sounds unpleasant to the ear (salt-caked smoke-stack)
Alliteration
repetition of the initial sounds in a group of words (slimy s…
Assonance
repetition of the vowel sound in a line (look at the book the…
Lit test 1: Thomas Morton, the new enlgish Canaan
"Rise oedipus and if thou canst unflol…
Reference to caribdis, Scilla and Niob…
Relevance of mortans religion (Anglica…
"And caused him send forth Triton with…
Solved the riddle of the sphinx, married his mother and kille…
Gods and goddesses being unfairly punished for their actions
Anglican is the ritual mature of which provided context for h…
Scilla has a new lover
"Rise oedipus and if thou canst unflol…
Solved the riddle of the sphinx, married his mother and kille…
Reference to caribdis, Scilla and Niob…
Gods and goddesses being unfairly punished for their actions
Enlgish vocab
Personification
Foreshadowing
Flashback
Metaphor; extended
A figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, abstractions,…
Author of a work gives reference and/or hint of what is to co…
The writer of fiction presents scenes or incidents that occur…
Direct comparison between two items; to lay out over an entir…
Personification
A figure of speech which endows animals, ideas, abstractions,…
Foreshadowing
Author of a work gives reference and/or hint of what is to co…
Enlgish 2 H Midterm Lit Terms
Anecdote
Aphorism
Archetype
Didactic Literature
A brief story that focuses on a single interesting event, som…
A short and clever Maxim
a recurrent symbol or motif in literature, art, or mythology
1. Literature that instructs... 2. Teaches lessons about how to…
Anecdote
A brief story that focuses on a single interesting event, som…
Aphorism
A short and clever Maxim
Enlgish II Final Lit Terms
consonance
juxtaposition
realism
theme
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
A theory of international relations that focuses on the tende…
Central idea of a work of literature
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
juxtaposition
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
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enlgish final 2015
dramatic irony
situational irony
indirect characterization
direct characterization
the reader knows something the characters don;t
the opposite of what we expect happens
the author shows us something about a character
the author tells us something about a character
dramatic irony
the reader knows something the characters don;t
situational irony
the opposite of what we expect happens
43 terms
Enlgish test
define oral tradition:
Who wrote the Earth on the Turtle's ba…
Earth on turtle's back showed
During what period of American literat…
stories passed down by word
The enojado tribe
the importance of dreams and determination
Colonial
define oral tradition:
stories passed down by word
Who wrote the Earth on the Turtle's ba…
The enojado tribe
Enlgish Quiz 3
romance
lyric
mock epic / mock heroic
mystery play
A narrative that takes a small episode or group of episodes f…
A short poem (usually no more than 50-60 lines, and often onl…
a long, heroicomical poem that merely imitates features of th…
A religious play performed outdoors in the medieval period th…
romance
A narrative that takes a small episode or group of episodes f…
lyric
A short poem (usually no more than 50-60 lines, and often onl…
Enlgish keystone
Ethos
Pathos
Logos
Testimonial
Convincing audience by using a character of the author
Emotion
Logic
Famous person teccommends a product or political endorsment
Ethos
Convincing audience by using a character of the author
Pathos
Emotion
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enlgish III vocab terms
Gothic
Heroic couplet
Neoclassicism
Romanticism
Genre featuring exotic settings, psychological depth, horror,…
Two consecutive rhymed lines
Revival in literature reflecting classical ideals
Focus on beauty, nature, emotion, imagination
Gothic
Genre featuring exotic settings, psychological depth, horror,…
Heroic couplet
Two consecutive rhymed lines
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Vocabulary from Classical Roots C Lesson 5
amicable
amity
enamored
inimical
Friendly; peaceable
Friendship; friendly relations.
In love with; charmed by
1. Harmful... 2. Hostile; unfriendly
amicable
Friendly; peaceable
amity
Friendship; friendly relations.
A2 Enlgish Literarure: Chaucer quotes
The merchant reveals that he has not b…
The merchant uses alliteration and pri…
The merchant misreferences the bible,…
The merchant continuously uses persona…
I have ywedded bee/thise monthes two, and moore nat
Weping and wailing
By seinte Thomas of Inde
Were I unbounded, also I moot thee/ I would never eat comment…
The merchant reveals that he has not b…
I have ywedded bee/thise monthes two, and moore nat
The merchant uses alliteration and pri…
Weping and wailing
28 terms
enlgish FINALS
God teacher qualities;
What's an archetype?
Creation/Golden age
End of Childhood;
-compassion... -persistence ... -Gift... -Empower... -Self Sacrifice
a character, story, image or event that recurs in different w…
-order... -chaos... -iron age... -golden age
-Loss of innocence (romantic encounterment)... -awareness of los…
God teacher qualities;
-compassion... -persistence ... -Gift... -Empower... -Self Sacrifice
What's an archetype?
a character, story, image or event that recurs in different w…
ALL ENLGISH VOCAB
Degenerate
Engender
Genre
Progenitor
to break down; to deteriorate
to cause
A category or type of literature (or of art, music, etc.) cha…
a direct ancestor
Degenerate
to break down; to deteriorate
Engender
to cause
Keystone Literature Glossary 2013
Affix
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
One or more letters occurring as a bound form attached to the…
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
An implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar…
Affix
One or more letters occurring as a bound form attached to the…
Allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
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44 Enlgish Exam Terms
Allusion
Author's prupose
Bias
Cause
An indirect reference to a well-known person, place, event, o…
An author's reason for writing a text
A tendency to favor one point of view in an argument without…
The reason something happens, such as an event or action
Allusion
An indirect reference to a well-known person, place, event, o…
Author's prupose
An author's reason for writing a text
Enlgish literary devices.
Allegory--
Alliteration--
--Allusion—An
--Ambiguity—An
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition at close intervals of initial identical conson…
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text)…
—An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than o…
Allegory--
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
Alliteration--
The repetition at close intervals of initial identical conson…
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Enlgish Test Chapter 4
sympathetic
mocking
authors tone towards main character in "Shago"
authors tone towards the boys in "Shago"
sympathetic
authors tone towards main character in "Shago"
mocking
authors tone towards the boys in "Shago"
test for enlgish
Ruler
Creator
Revolutionary
Magician
Politically savvy and well-connected, BEEP cultures use autho…
BEEP use inventive foresight to mold the world of possibiliti…
Cultures with the BEEP Archetype do things radically differen…
BEEP dream bigger, change our perspective, and transform the…
Ruler
Politically savvy and well-connected, BEEP cultures use autho…
Creator
BEEP use inventive foresight to mold the world of possibiliti…
14 terms
Sja enlgish 1 final
Imagery
Symbol
Allusion
Tone
language that appeals to the senses
something that represents something much deeper
reference in the work to another work of literature
the attitude of the author
Imagery
language that appeals to the senses
Symbol
something that represents something much deeper
Enlgish Final Exam
Battle of Hastings
Magna Carta
Huberous
Epic Poetry
the Norman French warriors crossed the English channel and de…
1215- made a step towards constitutional government
when pride gets the best of us and our fame destroys us
a long narrative poem that recounts, in formal language, the…
Battle of Hastings
the Norman French warriors crossed the English channel and de…
Magna Carta
1215- made a step towards constitutional government
US lit Section 1 Vocab
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Repetition of beginning consonant sounds in a series of words
a reference to history of literature
a comparison between two things based on their structure tha…
repetition of words at the beginning of successive phrases or…
Alliteration
Repetition of beginning consonant sounds in a series of words
Allusion
a reference to history of literature
Literature 2
Utopia
The Books of the martyrs
Rhyme
rhythm
Sir Thomas More
John Foxe
correspondence of sounds
the regular recurrence of sound
Utopia
Sir Thomas More
The Books of the martyrs
John Foxe
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Enlgish 11 PreAP Literary Terms
allusion
analogy
antgonist
conflict
a reference in literature to a familiar person, place, or thing
a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting that…
the person or thing working against the protagonist, or hero,…
the problem or struggle in a story that triggers the action
allusion
a reference in literature to a familiar person, place, or thing
analogy
a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting that…
Senior Lit terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
a story where people and things have a hidden or symbolic mea…
repetition of the same consonant sound
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea i…
something that is not correct in historical or chronological…
Allegory
a story where people and things have a hidden or symbolic mea…
Alliteration
repetition of the same consonant sound
31 terms
enlgish final part 2 2016
Achille's heel
Scylla and Charybdis
Cyclopean
Lotus eater
a week feature that causes a downfall
between two equally bas options
only sees things one way
ate planta that made them never want to go home
Achille's heel
a week feature that causes a downfall
Scylla and Charybdis
between two equally bas options
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Honors Enlgish III Vocab 9-19-16
Drama definition
One type of drama:
One type of drama:
Tragedy definition
Form of literature that is written to be performed for an aud…
Tragic
Comedic
It unveils the downfall of a main character
Drama definition
Form of literature that is written to be performed for an aud…
One type of drama:
Tragic
81 terms
2016-17 AP Lit Terms
Absolute
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best, unique,…
a familiar proverb or wise saying. ... ex: "the early bird gets…
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
the repetition of initial sounds in successive or neighboring…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications (best, unique,…
Adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying. ... ex: "the early bird gets…
Odyssey
Poseidon
Circe
Athena
the Sirens
god of the sea
The beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus's crew in…
Favorite daughter of Zeus. Greek goddess of wisdom, war and p…
Creatures who can spellbind any man alive who catches their v…
Poseidon
god of the sea
Circe
The beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus's crew in…
50 terms
Enlgish 2 Midterm
printed the first school book and star…
they lived simply, they were hard work…
they needed a strong leader to make to…
they were happy to get rid of the sinn…
What did they do to educate their people?
How did they influence the way we live today?
Why was theocracy a good idea when they arrived in America?
How did theocracy help cause the witch trials
printed the first school book and star…
What did they do to educate their people?
they lived simply, they were hard work…
How did they influence the way we live today?
352 terms
Death of a Salesman 1
What's the setting? (city and year)
When was the play published?
When and where was A Miller born?
Who among others did he marry?
Late 1940s Brooklyn ... BEN, chuckling: So this is Brooklyn, eh…
1949.
1915. New York. ... Died: February 10, 2005, Roxbury, Connectic…
Marilyn Monroe (m. 1956-1961)
What's the setting? (city and year)
Late 1940s Brooklyn ... BEN, chuckling: So this is Brooklyn, eh…
When was the play published?
1949.
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E9 SS Terms
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Irony
Tone
traits told directly
traits shown through what a character says, thinks, or does
when the opposite of what of expected happens
the authors' or speaker's attitude
Direct Characterization
traits told directly
Indirect Characterization
traits shown through what a character says, thinks, or does
Section V
Colonialism/Puritanism
Age of Enlightenment
Romanticism
Transcendentalism
Of Plymouth Plantation, William Bradford; "Upon the Burning o…
"The Declaration of Independence," Thomas Jefferson; "The Cri…
"Song of Myself, 32," and "Song of Myself, 48," Walt Whitman;…
"Self-Reliance," Ralph Waldo Emerson; "Where I Lived, and Wha…
Colonialism/Puritanism
Of Plymouth Plantation, William Bradford; "Upon the Burning o…
Age of Enlightenment
"The Declaration of Independence," Thomas Jefferson; "The Cri…
27 terms
Enlgish terms for Romanticism test
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Everything in the story is symbolic
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
Allegory
Everything in the story is symbolic
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
30 terms
enlgish midterm- anglo saxon terms
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
animism
the same consonant sound at the beginning of two consecutive…
brief reference to a person, place, or piece of literarute
something that does not belong in the time period of the story
a belief that all things have a spirit
alliteration
the same consonant sound at the beginning of two consecutive…
allusion
brief reference to a person, place, or piece of literarute
A2 English Literature - The Duchess Of Malfi
Antonio's simple and direct language,…
Websters use of sibilance and fricativ…
Antonio argues that it is the role of…
Bosola is established as the malconten…
I admire it
Flatt'ring sycophants, of dissolute and infamous persons
But if't chance some cursed example poison' near the head, de…
Would be lecherous, covetous, proud, bloody or envious as any…
Antonio's simple and direct language,…
I admire it
Websters use of sibilance and fricativ…
Flatt'ring sycophants, of dissolute and infamous persons
20 terms
Level E, Unit 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj., part.) associated, connected... Syn.: attached, relate…
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
(noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving... Syn.: achieve…
(verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance... Syn.: transmit,…
affiliated
(adj., part.) associated, connected... Syn.: attached, relate…
ascertain
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level G: Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) Having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
Animadversion
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
20 terms
Level E - Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Management…
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
(verb) to include or contain; to be made up of... Classical symp…
(adj.) skillful, nimble... The __________ fingers of Spanish nun…
accede
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Management…
brandish
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
20 terms
Level E Unit 5
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
(noun) one who does good to others... Without the help of many…
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly... In to…
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others... Most p…
assent
(verb) to express agreement; (noun) agreement... Workers hope t…
85 terms
Semester 1 Final Study Guide Enlgish 5-6 CP
Puritanism
Rationalism
Romanticism
Romantic Authors/ Poets
- Protestant groups that, beginning about 1560, sought... to "pu…
- The Enlightenment ... - Neo-Classicism ... - Age of Reason... - rati…
- originally a European movement, emphasized feeling and intu…
Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Brya…
Puritanism
- Protestant groups that, beginning about 1560, sought... to "pu…
Rationalism
- The Enlightenment ... - Neo-Classicism ... - Age of Reason... - rati…
5 terms
Ch. 21 AP English Lit
21a. The principal parts of a verb are…
21b. A regular verb forms its past and…
21c. An irregular verb forms its past…
21d. The tense of a verb indicates the…
Ex. Base form: live, talk, run... PP form: (is) living, (is) ta…
Ex. Base form: care, remove, fix,... Past form: cared, removed,…
Ex. Base form: sing... Past form: sang... Past P form: (have) sung
Ex. Past Perfect: existed or happened before a specific time…
21a. The principal parts of a verb are…
Ex. Base form: live, talk, run... PP form: (is) living, (is) ta…
21b. A regular verb forms its past and…
Ex. Base form: care, remove, fix,... Past form: cared, removed,…
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literature Q2
the poet states his main metaphor in t…
describe the specific ways that taylor…
what transformation does the speaker w…
who is practicing the arts of huswifer…
a spinning wheel
spool- speakers soul, reel- conversation
wants to be saved
God
the poet states his main metaphor in t…
a spinning wheel
describe the specific ways that taylor…
spool- speakers soul, reel- conversation
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