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149 terms
Literature - General
Bestselling book of all time
Second-best selling book of all time
Best selling continuously updated book…
Bestselling novel of all time
Bible
Quotations of Mao Tse Tung
Guinness
Valley of the Dolls
Bestselling book of all time
Bible
Second-best selling book of all time
Quotations of Mao Tse Tung
10 terms
Literature Generes
genre
fiction
nonfiction
folklore
A category or type of literature
Writing that tells about imaginary characters and events.
Writing that is based on facts, real events, and real people.
The traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community,…
genre
A category or type of literature
fiction
Writing that tells about imaginary characters and events.
14 terms
General literature
Poetry
Drama
Suspence
Auto biography
Awakens feelings or emotions
Story written through dialogue
Uncertainty
Person writes about himself
Poetry
Awakens feelings or emotions
Drama
Story written through dialogue
51 terms
General Literature
"The Secretary Chant"
"Those Winter Sundays"
"Dog's Death"
"Oh, Oh"
Marge Piercy... secretaries often fell dehumanized
Robert Hayden... Winter Sunday's aren't cozy because the father…
John Updike... puppy dying, while still learning to use the papers
William Hathaway... young couple gets hit by a train
"The Secretary Chant"
Marge Piercy... secretaries often fell dehumanized
"Those Winter Sundays"
Robert Hayden... Winter Sunday's aren't cozy because the father…
35 terms
General Literature
"Stood in tears amid alien corn"
"Do I wake or sleep"
"But on the viewless wings of Poesy"
"Ye soft pipes, play on".
(Ode to a) Nightingale
(Ode to a) Nightingale
(Ode to a) Nightingale
(Ode on a) Grecian Urn
"Stood in tears amid alien corn"
(Ode to a) Nightingale
"Do I wake or sleep"
(Ode to a) Nightingale
50 terms
General Literature
Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility
The Old Man and the Sea
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen
13 terms
Literature General Terms
fact
opinion
order of importance
point of view
a true statement
a belief, impression, judgement, or prevailing view held by a…
arranging details from most important to least important or v…
the position from which a story is told
fact
a true statement
opinion
a belief, impression, judgement, or prevailing view held by a…
20 terms
Literature Terms (General)
Acts
Playwright
Characters
Cast of Characters
The main sections of a drama
A person who writes a play
The individual persons in a play
A list of all of the characters in a drama
Acts
The main sections of a drama
Playwright
A person who writes a play
20 terms
General Literature Terms
Novel
Novella
Historical Fiction
Non-fiction
A long fictional narrative written in prose, usually having m…
a fiction work that is longer than a short story but shorter…
A type of realistic fiction that takes place in a particular…
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
Novel
A long fictional narrative written in prose, usually having m…
Novella
a fiction work that is longer than a short story but shorter…
39 terms
Generes of Literature
géneros de la literatura
fábula
leyenda
mito
genres of literature
fable
legens
myth
géneros de la literatura
genres of literature
fábula
fable
17 terms
Generes of Literature
Realistic Fiction
Short Stories
Historical Fiction
Mystery
Set in modern times; could happen; true to life
One setting; specific rules; could contain irony
Historical setting; fictional event
Solving a problem in a methodical way
Realistic Fiction
Set in modern times; could happen; true to life
Short Stories
One setting; specific rules; could contain irony
33 terms
general literature terms
character
setting
conflict
plot
takes part in the action
time and place
struggle within the story
Sequence of events
character
takes part in the action
setting
time and place
28 terms
General Literature MidTerm
Theme*
Symbol*
Narrative Point of View*
Postmodernism *
The subject of talk, always abstract... Recitatif by Morrison =…
A person, place, thing, or event that represents something el…
The way in which a story is told, it is 3rd person and there…
Unrealistic features of characters... Flat characters, violence…
Theme*
The subject of talk, always abstract... Recitatif by Morrison =…
Symbol*
A person, place, thing, or event that represents something el…
61 terms
General Literature Exam 1
plot
conflict
external conflict example
internal conflict example
a series of events that give a story its meaning and effect
the basic tension, predicament, or challenge that propels a s…
a dragon or an overbearing mother
jealousy, loss of identity, or overconfidence
plot
a series of events that give a story its meaning and effect
conflict
the basic tension, predicament, or challenge that propels a s…
40 terms
General Literature Terms
Abstract Terms
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anachronism
for something that is not a material object or is general and…
a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
an error in chronology in which a person, object, event, etc.…
Abstract Terms
for something that is not a material object or is general and…
Allegory
a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
100 terms
General Literature Terms
Abstract Language
Allusion
Allegory
Ambiguity
Diction that describes intangible things like ides or emotion…
A brief reference to a commonly known historical or literary…
A work that functions on a symbolic level.
In literature, the intentional creation of multiple meanings.…
Abstract Language
Diction that describes intangible things like ides or emotion…
Allusion
A brief reference to a commonly known historical or literary…
7 terms
AP Literature "General"
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
Mood
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
A type or class, as poetry, drama, etc
The representation through language of sensory experience
The pervading impression of a work
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
Genre
A type or class, as poetry, drama, etc
63 terms
General Literature Terms (NEW)
bard
caricature
fantasy
existentialism
a narrator, a poet, a storyteller
in both art and literature, a ridiculous or grotesque likenes…
fiction characterized by highly fanciful or supernatural elem…
a twentieth century movement that emphasized the uniqueness a…
bard
a narrator, a poet, a storyteller
caricature
in both art and literature, a ridiculous or grotesque likenes…
AP Spanish Literature (General)
Alegoría
Apología
Caricatura
Cromatismo o simbolismo cromático
Relato que ilustra una idea o moraleja y cuyos objetos tienen…
Discurso en defensa o alabanza de una persona o una ideología…
Obra que ridiculiza al ejemplo que tiene por objeto.... Ejemplo…
Uso de conjunto o gama de colores para representar ideas y se…
Alegoría
Relato que ilustra una idea o moraleja y cuyos objetos tienen…
Apología
Discurso en defensa o alabanza de una persona o una ideología…
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GENERAL TERMS FOR ANALYZING AND DISCUSSING LITERATURE
hyperbole
irony
paradox
imagery
deliberate exaggeration used for effect... Ex. "He used hyperbol…
1. the lack of agreement between what is expected and what ac…
1. a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory,…
A word, phrase, or figure of speech (especially a simile or a…
hyperbole
deliberate exaggeration used for effect... Ex. "He used hyperbol…
irony
1. the lack of agreement between what is expected and what ac…
25 terms
General vocabulary (foundations in literature)
Procure
Countenance
Shirk
Repose
To obtain from someone
Facial expression
To sneakily avoid something; to shy away from
Rest, recline, vacation
Procure
To obtain from someone
Countenance
Facial expression
27 terms
Greek Literature General
What's the content of the earliest Gre…
When was tragedy invented?
What's the earliest tragedy we possess?
Name three great non-Athenian authors
Satire, polemic, personal sentiment for parties/passing time
Late 6th century BC
Aeschylus' Persians, 472 BC, won first prize, part of trilogy
Herodotus, Pindar, Hippocrates
What's the content of the earliest Gre…
Satire, polemic, personal sentiment for parties/passing time
When was tragedy invented?
Late 6th century BC
120 terms
Scholastic Bowl General Literature Terms
Douglas Adams
Richard Adams
Jane Adams
Aeschylus
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Water ship Down
Twenty Years at Hull House
Prometheus Bound, the Persians, Seven Against Thebes, Orestei…
Douglas Adams
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Richard Adams
Water ship Down
65 terms
General Literature Terms
ambiguity
analogy
atmosphere
apostrophe
gives more than one meaning and leaves uncertainty as to the…
the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
the prevailing tone or mood in a literary work, particularly…
the act of addressing some abstraction or personification tha…
ambiguity
gives more than one meaning and leaves uncertainty as to the…
analogy
the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words…
General Literature Vocab
un acte
une action
analyser
un auteur
act (of a play)
act (of an individual)
to analyse
author
un acte
act (of a play)
une action
act (of an individual)
72 terms
General Literature Terms
admonition
allegory
allusion
anachronism
a criticism or warning about behavior; warning to correct som…
abstract ideas and principles that are described in terms of…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or…
is a chronological mistake in literature. It refers to a desc…
admonition
a criticism or warning about behavior; warning to correct som…
allegory
abstract ideas and principles that are described in terms of…
75 terms
Literature vocabulary-general
affix
prefix
suffix
ambiguous
...
...
...
...
affix
...
prefix
...
7 terms
AP Literature & Composition- General
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
Mood
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a type or class, as poetry, drama, etc.
the representation through language of sensory experience
the pervading impression of a work
Allusion
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
Genre
a type or class, as poetry, drama, etc.
62 terms
World Literature General Questions
"Genesis" derives from the Greek word…
"Houses of the Great Gods" is the orig…
"Theogony" means what?
According to Hesoid, what are the five…
Geneseos meaning origin source or beginning
Babylon
Genealogy of the gods. How the gods were made and came from
Golden age, Silver age, Bronze age, Age of Heroes, Iron age
"Genesis" derives from the Greek word…
Geneseos meaning origin source or beginning
"Houses of the Great Gods" is the orig…
Babylon
24 terms
General English literature terms
alliteration
allusion
argument/position
bias
the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words
an implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar…
position of claim the author establishes
subtle presence of a positive or negative approach towards a…
alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words
allusion
an implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar…
AP Literature & Composition [General (*)]
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
Mood
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
A type or class, as as poetry, or drama, ect.
The representation through language of sensory experience
The pervading impression of a work
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
Genre
A type or class, as as poetry, or drama, ect.
20 terms
General Terms for AP Literature
Journalistic
Jargon
Technical
Legal
Style of writing and diction used in newspapers and magazines…
A private or technical vocabulary peculiar to a trade or prof…
Vocabulary having to do with mechanical, industrial, or pract…
Diction used in legal documents
Journalistic
Style of writing and diction used in newspapers and magazines…
Jargon
A private or technical vocabulary peculiar to a trade or prof…
46 terms
General Literature Poetry Terms
Acrostic
Alexandrine
Alliteration
Antithesis
a poem in which certain letters in each line form a word or w…
a line of verse in iambic hexameter, often with a caesura aft…
the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds through a…
a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
Acrostic
a poem in which certain letters in each line form a word or w…
Alexandrine
a line of verse in iambic hexameter, often with a caesura aft…
8 terms
General medical literature terminologies
Etiology
Natural history
Pathophysiology
Pathogenesis
The study of causes and origins of disease and conditions
The origins, evolution, manifestation, and interrelationships…
The study of functional changes associated with or resulting…
The origins of a disease of condition and how that develops
Etiology
The study of causes and origins of disease and conditions
Natural history
The origins, evolution, manifestation, and interrelationships…
14 terms
General Poetry Literature Terms
explicate
connotative
denotative
diction
to explain
has a second meaning in addition to its primary meaning
literal dictionary meaning of a word
authors choice of words (slang, vocab,formality)
explicate
to explain
connotative
has a second meaning in addition to its primary meaning
31 terms
AP Literature Terms (General)
Adage
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anachronism
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
A vagueness of meaning; a conscious lack of clarity meant to…
A person, scene, event, or other element in literature that f…
Adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
Allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
22 terms
World literature general information
Thesis
Syn
Juncto
Tempus
Put, place, position
Together or with
Join
Time
Thesis
Put, place, position
Syn
Together or with
37 terms
AP Literature Terms (General)
Allusion
Ambiguity
Anachronism
Archetype
An indirect reference to famous characters or events from his…
The expression of an idea in language that gives more than on…
In Julius Caesar a clock chiming would be considered an anach…
Assumption. When details are not stated but must be inferred…
Allusion
An indirect reference to famous characters or events from his…
Ambiguity
The expression of an idea in language that gives more than on…
General Literature: Fiction
Plot
in media res
chronological
flashback
authors arrangement of incidents in a story.
stories that begin in the middle of things
arranged in the order it happened.
device that informs us about events that happened before the…
Plot
authors arrangement of incidents in a story.
in media res
stories that begin in the middle of things
8 terms
AP Literature General
Allegory
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
A narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
A type or class, as poetry or drama, etc.
The representation through language of sensory experience
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
59 terms
General Literature Review
Gabriel García Márquez
Gabriel García Márquez
Aracataca, Colombia (where he lived wi…
El realismo mágico
El autor de "Un Día de Estos"
El autor de "La Prodigiosa Tarde de Baltazar"
Where is Marquez from?
What literary device is Marquez known for?
Gabriel García Márquez
El autor de "Un Día de Estos"
Gabriel García Márquez
El autor de "La Prodigiosa Tarde de Baltazar"
7 terms
Ap Literature and Composition General
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
Mood
A reference, explicit or implicit
A type or class
The representaion through language of sensory expierence
The impression of a work
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit
Genre
A type or class
11 terms
Literature Terms - general
falling action
allegory
farce
foil
the part of the literary plot that occurs after the climax ha…
a symbolical narrative
a light, humorous play whose plot depends on an exploited sit…
a character who contrasts with another character to show part…
falling action
the part of the literary plot that occurs after the climax ha…
allegory
a symbolical narrative
7 terms
AP Literature & Composition (General)
Allusion
Genere
Imagery
Mood
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
A type or class, as poetry, drama, ect.
The representation through language of sensory experiance
The pervading impression of a work
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
Genere
A type or class, as poetry, drama, ect.
8 terms
AP Literature General
Allegory
Allusion
Genre
Imagery
a narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
A type or class, as poetry or drama, etc.
The representation through language of sensory experience
Allegory
a narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
9 terms
General Literature Midterm
Oates
O'Connor
Alexie
Baldwin
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
"A Good Man is Hard to Find"
"This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona"
"Sonny's Blues"
Oates
"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"
O'Connor
"A Good Man is Hard to Find"
50 terms
general terms,music,literature
acting
artist
main character
create
színészet
művész
főszereplő
létrehoz
acting
színészet
artist
művész
32 terms
General Literature Test
Storyteller
Oral Storytelling Tradition
Omniscient Narrator
Reporter
fiction has its roots in the art of the ______.
"High Horse's Courting"; handed down from one storyteller to…
these narrators "know all" about the characters and events of…
Hold themselves more aloof from characters and audience alike
Storyteller
fiction has its roots in the art of the ______.
Oral Storytelling Tradition
"High Horse's Courting"; handed down from one storyteller to…
26 terms
General Elements of Literature
Character
Protagonist
Antagonist
Setting
A person or animal that takes part in the action of the liter…
the main charter of the story
the character who struggles against the main character
time and place on which the story happens.... Revealed by descri…
Character
A person or animal that takes part in the action of the liter…
Protagonist
the main charter of the story
49 terms
General Literature Final
"Before the Law" and "Hunger Artist"
Jesus Shaves
A&P
Why I Live at the PO
Kafka
Sedaris
Updike
Welty
"Before the Law" and "Hunger Artist"
Kafka
Jesus Shaves
Sedaris
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