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AP English Literature Master Vocab list #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
allowance, portion, share
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
To deceive; to charm; to enchant
Coarse, crude, and unrefined
allocation
allowance, portion, share
ascetic
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary List 1
pedantic
didactic
ominous
effusive
one who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules…
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is goi…
expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an…
pedantic
one who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules…
didactic
intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction a…
12 terms
Ap English Literature Week 1
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
A story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Abstract
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
Accent
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion or syllable of…
37 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #1
Pestilence
Livelihood
Obstinacy
Sluggard
fatal epidemic
maintenance/nourishment
stuborness/uncooperative
sluggish/lazy
Pestilence
fatal epidemic
Livelihood
maintenance/nourishment
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AP English Literature Terms #1
Allegory
Antithesis
Blank verse
Conceit
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
A blank verse is a poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pe…
A fanciful expression in writing or speech; an elaborate meta…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Antithesis
A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or s…
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…
AP English Literature Semester 1 Literature
"All About Suicide"
"Taboo"
"Happiness"
"Girl"
Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina)
Enrique Anderson Imbert (Argentina)
Cristina Peri Rossi (Uruguay)
Jamaica Kincaid (West Indies)
"All About Suicide"
Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina)
"Taboo"
Enrique Anderson Imbert (Argentina)
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AP English Literature | Quiz 1
Allegory
Allusion
Archetype
Syllogism
Definition: An _______ is a story with (count 'em) two levels…
Definition: Let's get down to brass tacks. An ______ is, plai…
Definition: According to the somewhat controversial Swiss psy…
Definiton: ______ is a rhetorical device that starts an argum…
Allegory
Definition: An _______ is a story with (count 'em) two levels…
Allusion
Definition: Let's get down to brass tacks. An ______ is, plai…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocab #1
Amenity (Noun)
Averse (Adj)
Complacent (Adj)
Decompose (Verb)
Definition: A feature that contributes to physical comfort... Se…
Definition: Having a feeling of opposition or distaste... Senten…
Definition: So self-satisfied that one sees no need for chang…
Definition: To decay or to break down into basic elements... Sen…
Amenity (Noun)
Definition: A feature that contributes to physical comfort... Se…
Averse (Adj)
Definition: Having a feeling of opposition or distaste... Senten…
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AP English Literature Vocab 1
Allocation
Ascetic
Beguile
Crass
System of division or separation
Person that has dedicated their life to rigid structure or mo…
To influence through trickery, flattery; mislead
Without refinement or sensitivity
Allocation
System of division or separation
Ascetic
Person that has dedicated their life to rigid structure or mo…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
(n) the action or process of distributing something "efficien…
(adj) characterized by the practice of severe self-discipline…
(v) charm (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way; ... -to trick…
(adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid;... -without refinement, delica…
allocation
(n) the action or process of distributing something "efficien…
ascetic
(adj) characterized by the practice of severe self-discipline…
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…
42 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #1
Invocation
Putative
Callow
Haggard
the act of calling upon a deity, spirit, or etc., for aid, pr…
generally reputed or accepted to be
(especially of a young person) inexperienced and immature
Looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry,…
Invocation
the act of calling upon a deity, spirit, or etc., for aid, pr…
Putative
generally reputed or accepted to be
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AP English Literature Vocab List #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
(n.) the act of setting apart for a particular purpose
(n.) a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one wh…
(v.) to influence by trickery, flattery, etc.; mislead; delude
(adj.) without refinement, delicacy, or sensitivity; gross; o…
allocation
(n.) the act of setting apart for a particular purpose
ascetic
(n.) a person who leads an austerely simple life, esp. one wh…
60 terms
AP English Literature
brevity
irony
synecdoche
paradox
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
irony
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
the device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
the repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
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 consonant sounds…
14 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #1
Approximate Rhyme
Caesura
Carpe Diem
Conceit
words sound close but aren't exact rhyme; mirror, steer, dear
a pause in a line of verse
seize the day
extended metaphor with a complex logic
Approximate Rhyme
words sound close but aren't exact rhyme; mirror, steer, dear
Caesura
a pause in a line of verse
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AP English Literature Terms #1
assonance
consonance
pentacolen
epanalepsis
repetition of vowel sounds, especially in poetry
repetition of consonant sounds within words are at the end of…
or /quadrucolen/tricolen/sucolen... the number of items in a ser…
starting and stopping with the same word
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds, especially in poetry
consonance
repetition of consonant sounds within words are at the end of…
20 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary #1
ascetic
crass
defray
dint
(adj) characterized by the practice of severe self-discipline…
(adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid; "crass assumptions made abo…
(v.) to pay for; "proceeds will help defray the expenses of t…
(n) force or power; "by dint of hard work she became head of…
ascetic
(adj) characterized by the practice of severe self-discipline…
crass
(adj.) coarse, unfeeling; stupid; "crass assumptions made abo…
204 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…
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…
215 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
alliteration
allusion
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
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…
186 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Terms 1
Absolute
Adage
Ad Hominem Argument
Allegory
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best", "all"…
a familiar proverb or wise saying
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications ("best", "all"…
Adage
a familiar proverb or wise saying
10 terms
AP English Literature List 1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
noun: an amount or portion of a resource assigned to a partic…
adj: characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe se…
verb: charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way.
adj: lacking sensitivity, refinement, or intelligence.
allocation
noun: an amount or portion of a resource assigned to a partic…
ascetic
adj: characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe se…
36 terms
AP English Literature 1-18
Anachronism
Anachrony
Analepsis
Prolepsis
something that is not placed in its proper historical time pe…
presenting material out of chronological order
insertion of scenes that have occurred in the past
insertion of scenes that preview future events
Anachronism
something that is not placed in its proper historical time pe…
Anachrony
presenting material out of chronological order
72 terms
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
25 terms
AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
156 terms
AP English Literature Chapter 1
Overview of Literary Periods and Movem…
Western literary tradition
The Medieval Period (~600 - ~1500)
Geoffrey Chaucer
Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Cras…
primarily embodied in works from England, works from the Unit…
- epic poem Beowulf... - wrote The Canterbury Tales... - written wi…
wrote The Canterbury Tales
Overview of Literary Periods and Movem…
Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Cras…
Western literary tradition
primarily embodied in works from England, works from the Unit…
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AP English Literature set 1
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
Brief story or tale
Force opposing main character/protagonist
Allegory
Narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Allusion
Literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
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AP English Literature Master Vocab list #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
allowance, portion, share
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
To deceive; to charm; to enchant
Coarse, crude, and unrefined
allocation
allowance, portion, share
ascetic
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
57 terms
AP English Literature Exam Review
epic
litotes
A.D. 449
Fate and Fame
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
the year that the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (three Germanic t…
key elements of Anglo-Saxon belief. The first (Wyrd) is inesc…
epic
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
litotes
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
30 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Test 1-30
Abstract
Absurd
Accent
Aesthetic Distance
represents thoughts or ideas; generalities
the use of the ridiculous as a characteristic
syllable given more prominence in pronunciation
total objectivity of a writer; judgement is withheld
Abstract
represents thoughts or ideas; generalities
Absurd
the use of the ridiculous as a characteristic
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AP English Literature Test 1
leviathon
tree of Knowledge
blank verse
enjambment
the largest creature created by God
the forbidden tree in the garden of eden
un-rhymed un-metered poetry
a thought continued into a new line or stanza without a synta…
leviathon
the largest creature created by God
tree of Knowledge
the forbidden tree in the garden of eden
67 terms
English AP Literature
Conceit
The Petrarchan conceit
Example of the Petrarchan conceit
The metaphysical conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
my love --> like the ocean
sets up an analogy between entity's spiritual qualities and a…
Conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
The Petrarchan conceit
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
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…
45 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
A literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds... World Wide Web or Big…
abstract
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
act
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 1
Subversive
Inexorable
Benevolent
Diffident
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
not to be persuaded or moved
expressing goodwill or kindly feelings
Lacking self-confidence in ones own ability or worth
Subversive
intended to destroy or undermine existing system
Inexorable
not to be persuaded or moved
30 terms
AP English Literature Master Vocab list #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
allowance, portion, share
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
To deceive; to charm; to enchant
Coarse, crude, and unrefined
allocation
allowance, portion, share
ascetic
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
26 terms
AP English Literature Term Quiz #1
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…
- A story in which the narrative or characters carry an under…
- The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group…
Abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
Adage
- A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience…
9 terms
AP English Literature Vocab Week 1
Imagery
Diction
Allusion
Derision
Use of sensory detail to conjure up an image in fhe mind of r…
Author's Word Choice
Making a reference to historical event, myth, popular culture…
To ridicule
Imagery
Use of sensory detail to conjure up an image in fhe mind of r…
Diction
Author's Word Choice
10 terms
AP English Literature Week 1 Vocab
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
(adj.) characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess... s…
(v.) to take or claim for oneself without right... syn: appropri…
(adj.) drearily commonplace and often predictable... syn: trite,…
(v.) to attack verbally or criticize... syn: attack, criticize... a…
acquisitive
(adj.) characterized by a strong desire to gain and possess... s…
arrogate
(v.) to take or claim for oneself without right... syn: appropri…
Ap English Literature Lesson 1 Definitions
altruistic (adj)
ambivalent (adj)
angular (adj)
aversion (noun)
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
strong disinclination, disliking
altruistic (adj)
unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
ambivalent (adj)
having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course…
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…
20 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repeating similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
A reference to something outside of the work, especially some…
Strongly contrasting words, clauses, or ideas, balanced again…
Directly addressing something figurative or absent as if it w…
Alliteration
Repeating similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
Allusion
A reference to something outside of the work, especially some…
24 terms
Hamlet (AP English Literature)
Setting
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
Brother of the dead king
Hamlet's mother who remarries her husband's brother
Setting
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Hamlet
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
13 terms
AP English Literature Literary Terms 1
Absolute
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
a word free from limitations or qualifications
a literary work in which characters,objects, or actions repre…
the repetition of initial sounds in consecutive words
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
Absolute
a word free from limitations or qualifications
Allegory
a literary work in which characters,objects, or actions repre…
30 terms
AP English Literature Master Vocab list #1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
allowance, portion, share
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
To deceive; to charm; to enchant
Coarse, crude, and unrefined
allocation
allowance, portion, share
ascetic
Abstinent or austere in lifestyle; a person who leads an aust…
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…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
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…
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