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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.
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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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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
152 terms
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…
15 terms
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
21 terms
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 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…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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 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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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…
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…
99 terms
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…
40 terms
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
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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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Enlgish phil-(philo-) vocab
phil (philo)
philanthropist
philanthropy
philatelist
loving or fond of
lover of humanity; person active in promoting human welfare
lover of humanity; especially as shown in donation to charita…
stamp collector
phil (philo)
loving or fond of
philanthropist
lover of humanity; person active in promoting human welfare
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…
102 terms
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
40 terms
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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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…
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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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
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
14 terms
The Crucible - Characters
Tituba
Abigail Williams
Betty Parris
Rev. Samuel Parris
slave of Rev. Parris... from Barbados... accused of witchcraft, con…
niece of Rev Parris... leader of the group of girls... affair with…
daughter of Rev. Parris... unconscious... goes along with Abigail
minister of Salem... greedy, selfish, egocentric... only concerned…
Tituba
slave of Rev. Parris... from Barbados... accused of witchcraft, con…
Abigail Williams
niece of Rev Parris... leader of the group of girls... affair with…
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
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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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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
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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…
52 terms
Enlgish Test #2 Review
alliteration
allusions
analysis
apostrophe
the repetition of consonant sounds either at the beginning of…
indirect references to famous persons, events, places, or to…
involves explication but differs by focusing on some element…
an address to an abstract figure
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds either at the beginning of…
allusions
indirect references to famous persons, events, places, or to…
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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
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…
24 terms
lang & lit vocab
Malice
Patronizing
Nuance
Harangue
The desire to harm someone; ill will.
Condescending, treating someone as inferior.o... treat with an a…
Subtle or minor shades of meaning, details.
To harshly criticize or scold
Malice
The desire to harm someone; ill will.
Patronizing
Condescending, treating someone as inferior.o... treat with an a…
40 terms
AP Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison stated in such a way as to imply that one object…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Figurative language
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
17 terms
Class Subjects
ciencia
lengua
espanol
frances
science
language
spanish
french
ciencia
science
lengua
language
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
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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…
16 terms
Great Expectations - Characters
Pip
Estella
Miss Havisham
Magwitch
The protagonist and narrator of Great Expectations, he begins…
Miss Havisham's beautiful young ward, she is Pip's unattainab…
She is the wealthy, eccentric old woman who lives in a manor…
A fearsome criminal, he escapes from prison at the beginning…
Pip
The protagonist and narrator of Great Expectations, he begins…
Estella
Miss Havisham's beautiful young ward, she is Pip's unattainab…
14 terms
Time Line-English Literature
3500-2500BC
55BC
410Ad
449AD
Indo Europeans migrate to Western Europe. They brought "commo…
Julius Caesar & Roman leagions invade Britian and Bring Latin…
Roman Empire collaspe Romans leave Britian
Angles, Saxons, and Jutes invade Britian. Bring Germanic lang…
3500-2500BC
Indo Europeans migrate to Western Europe. They brought "commo…
55BC
Julius Caesar & Roman leagions invade Britian and Bring Latin…
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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
36 terms
ap eng 4 lit terms
Caesura
Compare/contrast
Conceit
Controlling image
a pause in a line of poetry
show how ideas are similar and how they are different
an elaborate or unusual comparison
like a motif, symbol reoccurring in passage or poem
Caesura
a pause in a line of poetry
Compare/contrast
show how ideas are similar and how they are different
117 terms
Academic Terms - English II H
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in to…
22 terms
Las Materias
La administración de empresas
La arqueología
El arte
La biología
Business administration
Archeology
Art
Biology
La administración de empresas
Business administration
La arqueología
Archeology
90 terms
Terms- AP English Language and Composition
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Antecedent
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A similarity or comparison between two different things or th…
The word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun. The AP…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
36 terms
To Kill a Mockingbird - Quote Identification
Thank you for my children, Arthur.
Secretly, Miss Finch, I'm not much of…
Shoot all the blue jays you want, if y…
Well, it'd be sort of like shootin' a…
Atticus
Dolphus Raymond
Atticus
Scout
Thank you for my children, Arthur.
Atticus
Secretly, Miss Finch, I'm not much of…
Dolphus Raymond
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Great Expectations: Characters
Aged Parent
Bentley Drummle
Herbert Pocket
Jaggers
Wemmick's father
A cruel, violent man who marries Estella
Challenges Pip to a fistfight; Becomes Pip's most trusted fri…
A criminal defense lawyer who compulsively washes his hands w…
Aged Parent
Wemmick's father
Bentley Drummle
A cruel, violent man who marries Estella
11 terms
Grammar
noun
verb
adjective
adverb
person, place, or thing
word describing action or being; in its basic form it would h…
describes a person, place, or thing: BIG house
describes a verb OR adds meaning to an adjective: ran FAST; a…
noun
person, place, or thing
verb
word describing action or being; in its basic form it would h…
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