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770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
5 terms
English Literature
Cliffhanger
Chekhov's Gun
Periphrasis
Aphorism
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
It is a stylistic device that can be defined as the use of ex…
Concise statement that contains a cleverly stated subject tru…
Cliffhanger
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Chekhov's Gun
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
110 terms
English Literature
academic
voracious
literature
syllabus
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
文学writings in which expression and form, in connection with i…
课程提纲an outline or other brief statement of the main points of…
academic
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
voracious
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
31 terms
English Literature Vocabulary
analyze
articulate
alliteration
analogy
v. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the p…
v. 1. to say something 2. to form or fit something into a sys…
n. the repetition of (usually consonant) sounds in two or mor…
n. resemblance in some particulars of things otherwise unlike
analyze
v. to study or determine the nature and relationship of the p…
articulate
v. 1. to say something 2. to form or fit something into a sys…
20 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
32 terms
English literature
litteratur
barnlitteratur
engelsk litteratur
författare
literature
children's literature, books
English literature
author
litteratur
literature
barnlitteratur
children's literature, books
26 terms
English literature
Free verse
Simile
Metaphor
Refrain
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
Where one thing is described as something else, suggesting th…
Repeated word or series of words in response or counterpoint…
Free verse
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Simile
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
53 terms
English literature
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels is...
Heroic couplet
Iambic pentameter
Gulliver's Travels
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
A pair of rhyming iambic pentameters much used by Chaucer and…
A line of verse with five metrical feet each consisting of on…
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels is...
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
153 terms
English Literature
Anonymous
Geoffrey Chaucer
Edmund Spenser
John Donne
author of Beowulf (between 8th & 11th centuries), Old English…
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
(1572 - 1631) Metaphysical poet, famous for metaphysical conc…
Anonymous
author of Beowulf (between 8th & 11th centuries), Old English…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
116 terms
English Literature
Geoffrey Chaucer
Edmund Spenser
John Donne
Christopher Marlowe
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
(1572 - 1631) Metaphysical poet, famous for metaphysical conc…
(1564 - 1593) Poor contemporary of Shakespeare, wrote poems a…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
Edmund Spenser
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
12 terms
English Literature
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
adjective: pejorative... noun: pejorative…
laissez-faire
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
adjective: ... 1.... expressing contempt or disapproval.... ""perm…
noun: laissez-faire... a policy or attitude of letting things…
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
201 terms
IB English Literature Terms
Abstract
Adage
Aesthetic distance
Allegory
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
A proverb, wise saying
an audience's detachment or non-involvement with the characte…
A literary or pictorial device in which each literal characte…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Adage
A proverb, wise saying
48 terms
English Literature
Poetry
Rhythm
Scop
gleeman
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
The anglo-saxon poet
recited poems; was not an original poet, but a performer, a c…
Poetry
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Rhythm
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
213 terms
English Literature Terminology
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
43 terms
English Literature Terms
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Theme
setting
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
A central idea or insight about life revealed by a literary…
where and when a story takes place
Verbal Irony
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
Dramatic Irony
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
23 terms
English Literature
Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, and…
Often recalled as a medieval horror st…
Milton's Lycidas is an example of?
In a typical Gothic Novel
Novelists
The Pilgrims Progress
Pastoral elegy
magic, mystery, horror, and ghost abounds
Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, and…
Novelists
Often recalled as a medieval horror st…
The Pilgrims Progress
8 terms
English Literature
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Allusion
Imagery
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
visually descriptive or figurative language
Onomatopoeia
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
11 terms
English: Literature
Virginia Woolf
Jerome David Salinger
Twelfth Night
Dante Alighieri
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
Shakespeare comedy set in Illyria, which ends with the marria…
Italian poet who wrote the "Inferno."
Virginia Woolf
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Jerome David Salinger
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
13 terms
English Literature {Elements of Literature}
Plot
Conflict
Denouncement
Character
Actions of the story, overall shape of story
Problem in story, makes need for resolution
Resolution, revaluation, relief from conflict
Anything with a mind, heart, or will. Anything that thinks, a…
Plot
Actions of the story, overall shape of story
Conflict
Problem in story, makes need for resolution
26 terms
English literature
litteratur
barnlitteratur
engelsk litteratur
författare
literature
children's literature, books
English literature
author
litteratur
literature
barnlitteratur
children's literature, books
13 terms
English Literature
allude
unsophisticated
metaphysical poet
gratuitous
To hint at
simple... adj. Showing inexperience.
highly abstract or theoretical; lacking physical form... the wor…
Unnecessary
allude
To hint at
unsophisticated
simple... adj. Showing inexperience.
20 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
61 terms
English Literature Words
direct characterization: Direct charac…
protagonist: the leading character or…
antagonist: the leading character or o…
mood: the overall feeling of the work.…
caracterización directa:Caracterización directa se produce cu…
protagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales…
antagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales p…
estado de ánimo: la sensación general de la obra. A veces se…
direct characterization: Direct charac…
caracterización directa:Caracterización directa se produce cu…
protagonist: the leading character or…
protagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales…
69 terms
Timeline of English Literature
Beowulf
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Fairie Queene
John Donne
between 8th & 11th centuries
late 14th century
1590
(1572 - 1631)
Beowulf
between 8th & 11th centuries
Geoffrey Chaucer
late 14th century
33 terms
English literature
Noun
Verb
Pronoun
Adjective
A word that identifies a person, place, thing or idea
A word identifying action or movement
A word substituted for a persons name
A word describing quality or condition
Noun
A word that identifies a person, place, thing or idea
Verb
A word identifying action or movement
26 terms
English Genres of Literature
essay
fable
mystery
faerie tale
A short literary composition that reflects the author's outlo…
Aesop's The Ants and the Grasshopper
Fiction dealing with the solution of a crime or the unravelin…
Cinderella
essay
A short literary composition that reflects the author's outlo…
fable
Aesop's The Ants and the Grasshopper
13 terms
English Literature: Medieval Literature - Dates
1066
1100
1215
1337-1453
HISTORY... Battle of Hastings. Norman Conquest. French will be t…
HISTORY... Crusades
HISTORY... Magna Carta(which defines some of the rights and libe…
HISTORY... Hundred Years' War
1066
HISTORY... Battle of Hastings. Norman Conquest. French will be t…
1100
HISTORY... Crusades
77 terms
AP English Literature Terms
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
116 terms
English Literature CLEP
Old English
Middle English
Renaissance
Augustan Period
A time in history where literature was written to foster brav…
A time in history where literature was written to promote kni…
A time in history where literature was written to entertain t…
A time in history where literature was written for the emergi…
Old English
A time in history where literature was written to foster brav…
Middle English
A time in history where literature was written to promote kni…
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…
150 terms
English Literature
Academic ;adj
Voracious;adj
Literature; n
Syllabus; n
1,associated with academia or an academy... 2,hypothetical or th…
1,excessively greedy and grasping... "paying taxes to voracious…
1,creative writing of recognized artistic value... 2,the humanis…
an integrated course of academic studies
Academic ;adj
1,associated with academia or an academy... 2,hypothetical or th…
Voracious;adj
1,excessively greedy and grasping... "paying taxes to voracious…
14 terms
English and Literature
structure
punctuation
paragraph
description
a thing constructed, a process or a system of rules
the use of marks in writing like: commas, full-stops and ques…
a section of a piece of writing, dealing with one topic (usua…
a representation of something in words or pictures using lots…
structure
a thing constructed, a process or a system of rules
punctuation
the use of marks in writing like: commas, full-stops and ques…
61 terms
Literature Terms- holtmeyer- English
antagonist
protagonist
dialogue
figurative language
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
Direct speech between characters in a literary work... (The conv…
language that represents one thing in terms of something diss…
antagonist
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
protagonist
the main character in a literary work (story); the hero
15 terms
Early English Literature Vocab
Chivalry
Sacrilege
Amorous
Ballad
Code of honor and ethics taken by knights.
(n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sa…
moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous adv…
A long poem in verse form that tells a story.
Chivalry
Code of honor and ethics taken by knights.
Sacrilege
(n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sa…
English literature
Foreshadowing
Symbolism
Irony
Plot
Hints to what's to come
...
...
...
Foreshadowing
Hints to what's to come
Symbolism
...
10 terms
English literature
Scaremongers
Nonsense
Substantial
Accurate
Predicting trouble... He seemed to be a scaremongers
Rubbish, not true... What he was telling us was nonsense.
Large,important... There is a substantial mass of candy.
Precise... Theses values are accurate.
Scaremongers
Predicting trouble... He seemed to be a scaremongers
Nonsense
Rubbish, not true... What he was telling us was nonsense.
131 terms
English Literature
Prometheus
MEDIEVAL PERIOD (476 A.D-15th century)
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Divine Comedy
Greek Titan in mythology known for his trickery and cunning w…
Christine de Pizan - The Book of the City of Ladies (11)... Pear…
created the rhyme royal form of poetry in the 14th century; u…
perhaps the most well-known example of terza rima.
Prometheus
Greek Titan in mythology known for his trickery and cunning w…
MEDIEVAL PERIOD (476 A.D-15th century)
Christine de Pizan - The Book of the City of Ladies (11)... Pear…
29 terms
English literature
Free verse
Simile and metaphor
Refrain
Ambiguity or fallacy of ambiguity
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Simile - uses word like or as... Metaphor- described or us
Repeated word or series of words in response or counterpoint…
word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one meani…
Free verse
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Simile and metaphor
Simile - uses word like or as... Metaphor- described or us
32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
18 terms
English Literature Terms
short story
fiction
plot
character
brief work of fiction usually read in one sitting; generally…
books and stories about imaginary people and events. Ex. Amy…
sequence of events in a story. Ex. the _______ of the movie T…
person or animal in a story. Ex. the main _____ in The Absolu…
short story
brief work of fiction usually read in one sitting; generally…
fiction
books and stories about imaginary people and events. Ex. Amy…
23 terms
English Literature
These violent delights have violent en…
What's in a name? That which we call a…
I tell you, he that can lay hold of he…
O, I am fortune's fool.
FRIAR LAWRENCE 1
JULIET 1
NURSE 1
ROMEO 1
These violent delights have violent en…
FRIAR LAWRENCE 1
What's in a name? That which we call a…
JULIET 1
19 terms
English Literature Terms
short story
fiction
plot
character
They read a ________ in their literature class. ... =brief work…
Amy Tan and Sherman Alexie are __________ writers. =books and…
They discussed the _____ of the movie.... = the main actions/eve…
The main _____ in The Absolutely True Diary is Junior.... = pers…
short story
They read a ________ in their literature class. ... =brief work…
fiction
Amy Tan and Sherman Alexie are __________ writers. =books and…
9 terms
English Literature
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
A Christmas Carol
Scrooge
Marley
This short story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the main character, wrestl…
Ghosts show Ebeneezer Scrooge Christmases past, present, and…
a bitter and/or greedy person; from Charles Dickens' A Christ…
Scrooge's business partner who died and haunted Scrooge, he a…
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
This short story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the main character, wrestl…
A Christmas Carol
Ghosts show Ebeneezer Scrooge Christmases past, present, and…
293 terms
English - Literature
foray
fell asunder
foreknowledge
clatter
raid, attack, assault, incursion, swoop, strike, charge, sort…
the very fabric of society may be torn asunder: apart, up, in…
awareness of something before it happens or exists.
obscured his mind as he heard the mare's hoofs clattering alo…
foray
raid, attack, assault, incursion, swoop, strike, charge, sort…
fell asunder
the very fabric of society may be torn asunder: apart, up, in…
17 terms
English literature
Tangible
Cynical
Jaded
Synonyms
Preceptiable by touch
Distrusting
Bored or lacking enthusiasm typically after having to much of…
Words or phrases that have the same or nearly the same meanin…
Tangible
Preceptiable by touch
Cynical
Distrusting
13 terms
English Literature
SQAD
Quotations
Technique of explanation
Technique of the writer
Statement-Quote-Analysis-Development.
Use brief quotation to support your ideas.
Comment on what these suggests/convey/imply
(Foreshadowing/Juxtaposition/similes/adverbs...etc..)
SQAD
Statement-Quote-Analysis-Development.
Quotations
Use brief quotation to support your ideas.
9 terms
English literature
Genre
Point of view
Setting
Characters
Category or type of literature ... Subgenre- fiction, realistic…
Point of view of the narration
Time and place
Protagonist- the main character ... Antagonist-character or forc…
Genre
Category or type of literature ... Subgenre- fiction, realistic…
Point of view
Point of view of the narration
48 terms
English Literature
Don Juan, George Byron
Ode to the West Wind, Percy Shelley
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, George Byron
England in 1819, Percy Shelley
Alfonso closed his speech, and begg'd her pardon,
Make me thy lyre, even as the forest is:
I have not loved the world, not the world me;
An old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king,
Don Juan, George Byron
Alfonso closed his speech, and begg'd her pardon,
Ode to the West Wind, Percy Shelley
Make me thy lyre, even as the forest is:
37 terms
AS English Literature
Anaphora
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Repetition of consonant sounds
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
125 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
This is a story with two or more levels of meaning--a literal…
This is the repetition of initial consonant sounds at the beg…
This is the reference to a person, place, or event from histo…
This is a comparison based on a similarity between things tha…
Allegory
This is a story with two or more levels of meaning--a literal…
Alliteration
This is the repetition of initial consonant sounds at the beg…
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