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36 terms
Honors Literature Latin Flashcards
voc, vok
dic, dict
dica, dicat
duc, duct
voice, call
say, speak, assert
proclaim, set apart
lead
voc, vok
voice, call
dic, dict
say, speak, assert
honors literature
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
to make larger, increase
deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
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Honors literature
Tropo(Greek)
Heliotrope
Troposphere
Tropism
Turn
A plant that turns so that it faces the sun
The lowest region of the atmosphere between the earth's surfa…
The turning or bending movement of an organism or a part towa…
Tropo(Greek)
Turn
Heliotrope
A plant that turns so that it faces the sun
Honors Literature
Diction
Dialect
Didactic
Elegy
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
Diction
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing
Dialect
a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specifi…
Honors literature
Apollonian
Archaic
Frame
Flashback
In contrast to dionysian, refers to the most noble godlike qu…
Language that is old fashioned not completely obsolete but no…
A structure that provides the premise or setting for a narrat…
A return to an earlier time in a story or play in order to cl…
Apollonian
In contrast to dionysian, refers to the most noble godlike qu…
Archaic
Language that is old fashioned not completely obsolete but no…
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Honors Literature
Accede
Brandish
Comprise
Deft
To yield to
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
To include or contain
Skillful, nimble
Accede
To yield to
Brandish
To wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
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Honors literature
Pleonism
Epistrophe
Diacope
Transferred epithet
The use of more words than are necessary
Repitition of words at the end
Run forrest run, home sweet home
Shifts the animate to the inanimate- sleepless night, suicida…
Pleonism
The use of more words than are necessary
Epistrophe
Repitition of words at the end
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Honors Literature Final Vocabulary
glutton
obscure
nefarious
hinder
one that eats to excess
not readily understood
very wicked; evil
to impede the progress of
glutton
one that eats to excess
obscure
not readily understood
English I Honors - Literature Vocabulary
Characterization
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Protagonist
is the act of creating and developing a character
author directly states a character's traits
author tells what a character looks like, does, and says, as…
main character in a literary work
Characterization
is the act of creating and developing a character
Direct Characterization
author directly states a character's traits
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Honors Literature
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction;... to…
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful; cautious
Admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
Breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction;... to…
Literature honors
Pensive
Elated
Numismatist
Alienate
Wistfully thoughtful
Very happy or proud
Someone who collects coins
To make someone feel indifferent or uncomfortable
Pensive
Wistfully thoughtful
Elated
Very happy or proud
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Elements of Literature: Honors Edition
Expostition
Rising Action/Complication
Climax
Falling Action
1. The part of a narrative where the setting and characters a…
The part of the narrative where events occur that lead the pr…
The turning point of the narrative... More specifically, where t…
The events in the narrative the facilitate the resolution/den…
Expostition
1. The part of a narrative where the setting and characters a…
Rising Action/Complication
The part of the narrative where events occur that lead the pr…
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Honors literature vocab
Breach
Circumspect
Muddle
Relinquish
(N) an opening, gap, rupture, rift, a violation or infraction…
(Adj) careful, cautious
(V) to make a mess of, muddle through,to get by(n) a hopeless…
(V) to let go, give up
Breach
(N) an opening, gap, rupture, rift, a violation or infraction…
Circumspect
(Adj) careful, cautious
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Honors Literature Semester I
"The Baker Heater League"
"A Retrieved Reformation"
"Cub Pilot on the Mississippi"
"Old Ben"
Patricia c. and Fredrick McKissack
O. Henry
Mark Twain
Jesse Stuart
"The Baker Heater League"
Patricia c. and Fredrick McKissack
"A Retrieved Reformation"
O. Henry
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Honors Literature Final
Who are the three main characters in "…
Who dies in "The Scarlet Ibis?"
During what does one of the main chara…
What story is named after a reddish bi…
Doodle, Doodle's brother, Scarlet Ibis
Doodle
A storm
"The Scarlet Ibis"
Who are the three main characters in "…
Doodle, Doodle's brother, Scarlet Ibis
Who dies in "The Scarlet Ibis?"
Doodle
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honors british literature review
main frame of Canterbury tales
what setting does Chaucer supply in th…
how does frame and setting make readin…
what social ideas, both positive and n…
a story within a story
on a pilgrimage to St. Thomas of Beckett
there is an understanding of the people's backstories and why…
positive:... ~ Men still have feelings (knight marries old wome…
main frame of Canterbury tales
a story within a story
what setting does Chaucer supply in th…
on a pilgrimage to St. Thomas of Beckett
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Honors Literature Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Honors Literature Vocab.
assertion
cogent
coherent
cohesive
a declaration or statement
convincing; reasonable
logically connected
condition of sticking together
assertion
a declaration or statement
cogent
convincing; reasonable
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Honors Literature Test
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
antihero
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero, or protago…
central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
allusion
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
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Honors Literature Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Honors Literature Vocabulary 10
acquiesce ... (v)
allure ... (v) (n)
askew ... (adj.) (adv.)
blithe... (adj.)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly... s. awry, lopside…
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned... s. carefree, nonc…
acquiesce ... (v)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
allure ... (v) (n)
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Honors Literature Suffixes
-ia
-ic
-ium
-al
condition
like, related to
chemical element
like, related to
-ia
condition
-ic
like, related to
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Honors Literature Vocab #10
Aesthetic adj.
Bulwark n.
Defunct adj.
Etymology n.
concerning art or beauty
fortification; barricade; wall
no longer in existence
the study of word origins
Aesthetic adj.
concerning art or beauty
Bulwark n.
fortification; barricade; wall
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9th Honors Literature Final
Author's Purpose
Supporting Details
Words in Context
Allusion
the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic
a paragraph contains facts, statements, examples-specifics wh…
refers to the sentences or the whole paragraph surrounding an…
an indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or li…
Author's Purpose
the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic
Supporting Details
a paragraph contains facts, statements, examples-specifics wh…
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Honors Literature Vocab #9
Adversity n.
Broach v.
Deference n.
Esoteric adj.
hardship
start to discuss; approach
respect
obscure and difficult to understand
Adversity n.
hardship
Broach v.
start to discuss; approach
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Honors American Literature: Puritan Literature
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Who was the author of "The Interesting…
Who was the author of "The Captivity a…
William Bradford
Jonathan Edwards
Olaudah Equiano
Mary Rowlandson
Who was the author of "Of Plymouth Pla…
William Bradford
Who was the author of "Sinners in the…
Jonathan Edwards
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Honors American literature vocab 1
absolve; forgiveness
adamant; unshakeable
amiable; friendly
amoral; unprincipled
to clear guilt of
firm
good natured
lacking ethical principles
absolve; forgiveness
to clear guilt of
adamant; unshakeable
firm
Honors Literature Vocab Words
bereft
stolid
assuage
innuendo
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference
bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
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Honors British Literature-Mythology
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Neptune/god of the sea
Pluto/god of the underworld
Juno/goddess of women and childbirth
Zeus
Jupiter/ruler of the heavens
Poseidon
Neptune/god of the sea
19 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #8
Adroit adj.
Brevity n.
Decorum n.
Err v.
skilful
being brief
dignified, correct behavior
make a mistake
Adroit adj.
skilful
Brevity n.
being brief
honors American literature
abstract
aesthetic
alleviate
ambivalent
general, not concrete
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
to ease a pain or a burden
simultaneously feeling opposing feelings, uncertain
abstract
general, not concrete
aesthetic
having to do with the appreciation of beauty
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Honors Literature Vocab #6
Acrid adj.
Boorish adj.
Cynical adj.
Epistle n.
Sharp; pungent
Ill-mannered
Believing that people only act only out of selfish motives
A letter
Acrid adj.
Sharp; pungent
Boorish adj.
Ill-mannered
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World Literature honors vocabulary
Beguile
Civility
Decorum
Demeanor
To deceive; trick... To amuse; delight... To pass (time) pleasantly
Politeness; courtesy ... An act or expression of courtesy
Appropriateness of behavior or conduct; propriety
The way in which one behaves or conducts oneself; deportment
Beguile
To deceive; trick... To amuse; delight... To pass (time) pleasantly
Civility
Politeness; courtesy ... An act or expression of courtesy
15 terms
British Literature Honors Notes
majordomo
untenable
perambulate
veneer
a chief butler or assistant
impossible to defend or justify
to walk about; to stroll
a thin,attractive layer that conceals something common or coa…
majordomo
a chief butler or assistant
untenable
impossible to defend or justify
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Honors Literature Midterm
What is the decay of the house of Ushe…
What is the crack in the house and cru…
What is the storm outside in the House…
What is Roderick's song an allegory of?
the decay of the family itself
the family itself is falling apart
the storm that is coming to peak in Roderick's mind
how his own mind has become infested with dark thoughts
What is the decay of the house of Ushe…
the decay of the family itself
What is the crack in the house and cru…
the family itself is falling apart
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Honors British Literature Vocab
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
A reference to a person, place, or event that is meant to cre…
A locution that addresses a person or personified thing not p…
Allegory
A story in which a second meaning is to be read beneath the s…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
British Literature Honors Dates
Angelo Saxon Dates
Medieval Period Dates
Renaissance Dates
Enlightenment Dates
449 - 1066
1066 - 1485
1485 - 1660
1660 - 1798
Angelo Saxon Dates
449 - 1066
Medieval Period Dates
1066 - 1485
Honors Literature Vocabulary 10
acquiesce ... (v) (acquiYES!)
allure ... (v) (n) (luring someone attrac…
askew ... (adj.) (adv.) (Skewers can some…
blithe... (adj.) (baths are cheerful)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly... s. awry, lopside…
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned... s. carefree, nonc…
acquiesce ... (v) (acquiYES!)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
allure ... (v) (n) (luring someone attrac…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
15 terms
World Literature Honors Vocabulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
(adj.) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
(adj.) dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
(v.) (of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon
(v.) hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think o…
Callous
(adj.) showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard f…
Somber
(adj.) dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
American Literature Honors
affable
asset (noun)
audible (adjective)
balk
friendly, courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(n.) something of value; a resource; an advantage
(adj.) able to be heard (The missing person's shouts were unf…
refuse to proceed or to do something
affable
friendly, courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
asset (noun)
(n.) something of value; a resource; an advantage
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Honors World Literature Vocabulary
Callous
Somber
Billow
Exalt
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for othe…
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy.
(of fabric) fill with air and swell outward; to balloon.
hold (someone or something) in very high regard; think or spe…
Callous
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for othe…
Somber
dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy.
Honors Literature Dramatic Literature Vocabulary
play
conflict
climax
tragedy
a story acted out, live and onstage
internal and external; creates tension for the characters
the tension reaches its highest point before it is resolved a…
presentation of serious and important actions that end unhapp…
play
a story acted out, live and onstage
conflict
internal and external; creates tension for the characters
15 terms
Honors Literature: Lesson Three
Adventitious
Fecund
Pedestrain
Edify
accidental; nonessential
fertile; productive
ordinary; dull
to improve someone morally
Adventitious
accidental; nonessential
Fecund
fertile; productive
Homonyms Honors World Literature
Whether
Weather
Week
Weak
subordinating conjunction... ex. Do you know _____ I'm late?
outdoor conditions... ex. rainy _____ is on the way
a period of seven days... ex. I hope this ____ is over soon.
lacking strength... ex. I was very ____ after the flu.
Whether
subordinating conjunction... ex. Do you know _____ I'm late?
Weather
outdoor conditions... ex. rainy _____ is on the way
Honors World Literature
"Cannibal Spell for King Unis"
"The Great Hymn to the Aten"
The Babylonian Creation Epic (Enuma El…
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Ancient Egyptian cosmogony; author unknown; pyramid text; A g…
Ancient Egyptian; author unknown; praise for the sun god; pos…
Creator God, Marduk; creation of humans; establishes the city…
Mesopotamian epic; King of Uruk and his animalistic sidekick…
"Cannibal Spell for King Unis"
Ancient Egyptian cosmogony; author unknown; pyramid text; A g…
"The Great Hymn to the Aten"
Ancient Egyptian; author unknown; praise for the sun god; pos…
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Honors American Literature vocab 3
acclaim; cheer
adjacent; Next to
elicit; extract
engross; engage
praise
close
to bring out
to hold the interest of
acclaim; cheer
praise
adjacent; Next to
close
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocabulary #4
Abstemious adj.
Blithe adj
Crepuscular adj
Enunciation n
Self denying; refraining from indulging
Free spirited; carefree
Active at dawn and dusk
Clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
Abstemious adj.
Self denying; refraining from indulging
Blithe adj
Free spirited; carefree
Honors Literature Prefixes and Suffixes
hyper-
hypo-
epi-
ana-
over, above
under, below
on, outside
back, against
hyper-
over, above
hypo-
under, below
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Honors Literature Vocab 7
Adieu
Advent
Apex
Assimilate
A farewell
An arrival; a coming into place or view
The highest point, tip
To absorb fully or make one's own, to adopt as one's own; to…
Adieu
A farewell
Advent
An arrival; a coming into place or view
Honors British Literature Final
Appearance, Sound, Meaning
monosyllabic
polysyllabic
euphonious
words that have three levels to them and are selected based o…
single-syllable words-don't lead to intelligence w/o dramatic…
words w/ 2 or more syllables; more complexity present
pleasant-sounding: repeated vowels/smooth consonants
Appearance, Sound, Meaning
words that have three levels to them and are selected based o…
monosyllabic
single-syllable words-don't lead to intelligence w/o dramatic…
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