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English Literature: Medieval Lit.
Early Middle Ages
High Middle Ages
Black Plague
Hundred Years' War
starts when the Romans clear out in about 400 A.D. Then the N…
around 1150-1215 when all the stuff you might have seen in Ro…
around 1350. lotso people died
1337 to 1453. In france, overlapped with the latter half of t…
Early Middle Ages
starts when the Romans clear out in about 400 A.D. Then the N…
High Middle Ages
around 1150-1215 when all the stuff you might have seen in Ro…
English Literature: Lit. Devices
Pronouns (We, I and you)
Polysyndeton/Asyndeton
Triads
! or ?
- We: together, group, communal (possibly the author with the…
Chaos, overwhelming profusion, lots of things happening, bore…
Persuasive, lots of things
shock, anger, outrage, uncertainty, persuasion
Pronouns (We, I and you)
- We: together, group, communal (possibly the author with the…
Polysyndeton/Asyndeton
Chaos, overwhelming profusion, lots of things happening, bore…
AP English Literature: Lit Terms
Allegory
Anaphora
Ananstrophe
Antimetabole
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
inversion of the usual, normal, or logical order of the parts…
repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammati…
Allegory
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
Anaphora
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
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English Lit- literature terms
play
drama
act
scene
a story, in verse or prose, that is generally intended to be…
a serious literary work, usually intended for performance bef…
a major division of the action of a play or drama. usually su…
a subdivision of an act in drama. transitions indicated by lo…
play
a story, in verse or prose, that is generally intended to be…
drama
a serious literary work, usually intended for performance bef…
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Lit literature 2
Denotations
Dialect
Dialogue
Diction
The dictionary definitions of a word that do not have any emo…
Manner of speaking that is characteristic of a group of peopl…
Conversation between characters in a story or poem
A writers or speakers choice of words
Denotations
The dictionary definitions of a word that do not have any emo…
Dialect
Manner of speaking that is characteristic of a group of peopl…
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English 1 Literature Review (Lit)
Alliteration
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Lit Terms - English Literature 1
Antagonist
Characterization
Direct
Indirect
The person or thing opposing the protagonist or hero of the s…
A representation of a person's attributes or peculiarities, a…
The writer states directly what the character is like
The writer gives clues and hints as to what the character is…
Antagonist
The person or thing opposing the protagonist or hero of the s…
Characterization
A representation of a person's attributes or peculiarities, a…
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AP English Literature: Lit Terms
Abstract
Academic
Accent
Aesthetic
An abstract style in writing is typically complex, discusses…
As an adjective describing style, this word means dry and the…
In poetry, accent refers to the stressed portion of a word.…
Appealing to the senses. A coherent sense of taste and a subj…
Abstract
An abstract style in writing is typically complex, discusses…
Academic
As an adjective describing style, this word means dry and the…
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Brit Lit - Middle English Literature
Religious Record, Medieval Romance, an…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Iam
Pentameter
What are the three periods of middle English?
- Named after the Age of Chaucer... - Father of English poetry... -…
Stress pattern; 2 beats in every meter; 1st syllable unstress…
5 meters/line X 2 beats/meter = 10 beats/line
Religious Record, Medieval Romance, an…
What are the three periods of middle English?
Geoffrey Chaucer
- Named after the Age of Chaucer... - Father of English poetry... -…
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AP English Literature (Lit. Terms Study Guide)
Zeugma
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Anaphora
The use of a single verb to refer to two different objects in…
The use of a vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a…
A Trope in which a part signifies the whole or the whole that…
The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to c…
Zeugma
The use of a single verb to refer to two different objects in…
Metonymy
The use of a vaguely suggestive, physical object to embody a…
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English Literature ~ Lit Terms A-M
Act
Act
Allegory
Allegory
A major division in the action of a play.
The ends of _____ are typically indicated by lowering the cur…
A narration or description usually restricted to a single mea…
Although the elements in an __________ may be interesting in…
Act
A major division in the action of a play.
Act
The ends of _____ are typically indicated by lowering the cur…
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English Final Vocab; Folk Literature lit. Terms
Oral tradition
Myth
tall tales
Legend
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
Traditional tales that rely on exaggeration for a comic effect
Based on reality but told so many times it takes on a larger-…
Oral tradition
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
Myth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
AP English Lit Allusions- Literature
Brobdingnagian
Cinderella
Don Juan
Don Quixote
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
-a libertine, profligate, a man obsessed with... seducing women…
-someone overly idealistic to the point of... having impossible…
Brobdingnagian
-gigantic, enormous, on a large scale,... enlarged ; ... -after Bro…
Cinderella
-one who gains affluence or recognition... after obscurity and n…
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AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
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AP Literature Lit Terms #2
Anastrophe
Antithesis
Conflict
External conflict
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
A resistance the protagonist finds in achieving his dreams or…
An outside force preventing the protagonist from achieving hi…
Anastrophe
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Antithesis
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
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English Final Vocab; Folk Literature lit. Terms
Oral tradition
Myth
tall tales
Legend
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
Traditional tales that rely on exaggeration for a comic effect
Based on reality but told so many times it takes on a larger-…
Oral tradition
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
Myth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #2
Antithesis
Antihero
Anthropomorphism
Aphorism
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
attributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate... o…
brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observatio…
Antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Antihero
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
159 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Lit Terms
aestheticism
allegory
alliteration
allusion
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
A repetition of sounds at the beginning of words which are co…
An indirect reference to something well known, especially lit…
aestheticism
An emphasis of values which appreciate beauty (in nature, cul…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that holds a hidden meaning (Animal…
133 terms
AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic, aesthetics
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic, aesthetics
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
133 terms
AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic, aesthetics
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic, aesthetics
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
American Literature Lit Terms 2
Give an example of a protagonist from…
Give an example of an antagonist from…
Describe the differences between flat…
Give another name for flat minor chara…
Katniss Everdeen
President Snow- does not have to be a character
flat does not have a lot of traits and round has a lot of tra…
stock character
Give an example of a protagonist from…
Katniss Everdeen
Give an example of an antagonist from…
President Snow- does not have to be a character
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English Final Vocab; Folk Literature lit. Terms
Oral tradition
Myth
tall tales
Legend
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
Traditional tales that rely on exaggeration for a comic effect
Based on reality but told so many times it takes on a larger-…
Oral tradition
Storytelling handed down through word of mouth
Myth
A traditional tale that explains nature or history; uses supe…
133 terms
Marquez TW AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic(s)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic(s)
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
22 terms
English #2 Literature
literature
Play
Poem
Prose
s- article... a- silence... writing of all people, to be greta it m…
s-drama... a-nonfiction ... a dramatic composition and piece of lit…
s-epic... a-prose... a piece of writing that usually has figurative…
s- novel... a- poem... ordinary and clear writing... Presa- straight f…
literature
s- article... a- silence... writing of all people, to be greta it m…
Play
s-drama... a-nonfiction ... a dramatic composition and piece of lit…
59 terms
AP English Lit Angelos Language of Literature Terms
couplet
consonance
conceit
complaint
two consecutive lines of verse with end rhymes
the repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
an extended metaphor that designates a fanciful notion, usual…
A lyric poem, common in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,…
couplet
two consecutive lines of verse with end rhymes
consonance
the repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
31 terms
English Literature U. 2
Sir Thomas Malory
William Caxton
popular ballad
popular ballad
the most notable writer of the fifteenth century
set up the first printing press in England
a short narrative folk song which tells of a single (usually…
type of poem: Bonny Barbara Allan
Sir Thomas Malory
the most notable writer of the fifteenth century
William Caxton
set up the first printing press in England
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Lit Terms for AP English Literature and Composition
allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Apostrophe
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Multiple meaning a literary work may communicate, especially…
Direct address, usually to someone or something that is not p…
allegory
A story in which people, things, and events have another mean…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
english- literature terms #2
imagery
theme
inference
prediction
a discription that appeals to the senses of sight, sound, sme…
a message about life or human nature that a writers wants to…
a logical guess that is made based on facts & ones own knowle…
a reading strategy that involves using text clues to make a r…
imagery
a discription that appeals to the senses of sight, sound, sme…
theme
a message about life or human nature that a writers wants to…
English - Lit. Terms and Native American Literature
drama
tone
point of view
conflict
play
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
The perspective from which a story is told
A problem or struggle between two opposing forces in a story
drama
play
tone
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
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English Literature terms 2
Imagery
Theme
Inference
Prediction
A description that appeals to the senses of, sight, sound, sm…
A message about life, or human nature that a writer wants to…
A logical guess that is made based on facts, and ones own kno…
A reading strategy that involves using text clues to make a r…
Imagery
A description that appeals to the senses of, sight, sound, sm…
Theme
A message about life, or human nature that a writer wants to…
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English Literature Quiz 2
Medieval romance
Mystery play
Good deeds
Death
is the form of writing used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
is a form of writing that deals with biblical subjects.
accompanied Everyman into the grave at the end.
came to visit Everyman at the beginning.
Medieval romance
is the form of writing used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Mystery play
is a form of writing that deals with biblical subjects.
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AP Literature Vocabulary: Unit 2 (+ Lit Terms)
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent
(n.) group of people hired to applaud a performer or performa…
aegis
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship
apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
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English Literature Vocabulary 2
A mantelpiece
Un manteau de cheminée
To faint
S'évanouir
Un manteau de cheminée
A mantelpiece
S'évanouir
To faint
A mantelpiece
Un manteau de cheminée
Un manteau de cheminée
A mantelpiece
6 terms
AP English Literature #2
incessant
sift
pragmatic
affable
(of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without paus…
examine (something) thoroughly so as to isolate that which is…
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to
incessant
(of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without paus…
sift
examine (something) thoroughly so as to isolate that which is…
Literature in English #2
James Boswell
Brave New World
Charlotte and Emily Brontë
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- A Scottish author of the 18th century best known for his bi…
- A novel by Aldous Huxley that depicts the potential horrors…
- Two English authors of the 19th century known for their nov…
- An English poet of the 19th century, the wife of Robert Bro…
James Boswell
- A Scottish author of the 18th century best known for his bi…
Brave New World
- A novel by Aldous Huxley that depicts the potential horrors…
101 terms
English Honors Literature Text and some Elements of Lit.
Genre
The word _______ comes from French whe…
The 3 genres based on form are:
Prose
A term used to designate the distinct types or categories int…
Genre
Prose, poetry, and drama
Literature written in sentence and paragraph form (essays, sh…
Genre
A term used to designate the distinct types or categories int…
The word _______ comes from French whe…
Genre
13 terms
English literature vocabulary 2
Sundry (adj)
Pilgrimage (n)
Befall (v)
Array (n)
Various or diverse, used with items not important enough to t…
a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place a…
To happen or occur, something bad
Order of arrangement, an impressive display or range of a par…
Sundry (adj)
Various or diverse, used with items not important enough to t…
Pilgrimage (n)
a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place a…
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Intro to Literature: Lit Terms 2.0
agon
Allegory
Allusion
Antagonist
the defining dramatic conflict in a text; the conflict on whi…
story in which characters represent things or abstract ideas…
a reference to a familiar literary or historical person or ev…
a character or a nonhuman force that opposes or is in conflic…
agon
the defining dramatic conflict in a text; the conflict on whi…
Allegory
story in which characters represent things or abstract ideas…
English Literature #2
His pride does not offend me so much a…
It is a truth universally acknowledged…
She is tolerable, but not handsome eno…
Happiness in marriage is entirely a ma…
Charlotte Lucas, pride quote, c5
Marriage and prejudice quote, c1
Darcy, pride quote, c3
Charlotte Lucas, marriage quote, c6
His pride does not offend me so much a…
Charlotte Lucas, pride quote, c5
It is a truth universally acknowledged…
Marriage and prejudice quote, c1
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World Literature 2 Lit terms TL
symbolism
tone
IMAGERY
HYPERBOLE
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
literary term used for language and description that appeals…
derived from a Greek word meaning "over-casting" is a figure…
symbolism
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities
tone
compound of composition, which shows the attitudes toward the…
AP English Literature Lit Terms 27-51
Elegy
Epic
Epithet
Homeric Epithet
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died.
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
A word or phrase preceding or following a name which serves t…
consists of a compound adjective that is regularly used to mo…
Elegy
A poem of mourning, usually about someone who has died.
Epic
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
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English 2 Literature Terms #1
narratives
plot
characters
setting
stories
what happens in the story
people in the story
where the story takes place
narratives
stories
plot
what happens in the story
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English 2 (literature elements)
plot
simple narrative
typical plot structure
exposition
a sequence of events in a narrative that is carefully constru…
a chronological description of real events
1. exposition... 2. rising action / complication ... 3. technical c…
background information on the characters, setting, and other…
plot
a sequence of events in a narrative that is carefully constru…
simple narrative
a chronological description of real events
15 terms
English World Literature #2
thespian
pestilence
expiation
induce
a staged actor or actress
fatally contagious or infectious disease
act of atonement or reconciliation
persuade; lead on to some action, condition, or belief
thespian
a staged actor or actress
pestilence
fatally contagious or infectious disease
Ap English literature #2
Denouement
Parable
Metonymy
Idiom
The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrat…
A short moral story
A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted…
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is pe…
Denouement
The final resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrat…
Parable
A short moral story
16 terms
English 2 Literature Terms #3
rising action
secondary source
connotation
idiom
the buildup of events that leads to the climax
a secondhand account of an event based on primary sources
the suggested meaning associated with a word
language that is not meant to be taken literally (raining cat…
rising action
the buildup of events that leads to the climax
secondary source
a secondhand account of an event based on primary sources
20 terms
English 2 Literature Terms
Allusion
Assonance
Conflict(Internal)
External Conflict
A reference to a past event, person, literature, etc.(Catcher…
Repetition of vowel sounds
Conflict within a character (Fences-Troy not knowing what to…
Conflict with outside forces(Fences- Cory and Troy argue and…
Allusion
A reference to a past event, person, literature, etc.(Catcher…
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds
28 terms
English Literature Set # 2
Synecdoche
Anachronism
Chiasmus
Didactic
use a part to represent the whole. The husband in the family…
out of place in time, to highlight time progress to give an e…
opposite repeat of a clause. ....A.....B... -> B.....A..... E…
intended to teach
Synecdoche
use a part to represent the whole. The husband in the family…
Anachronism
out of place in time, to highlight time progress to give an e…
13 terms
English Literature Terms 2
Sonnet
Turn
Volta
Petrarchan Sonnet
14 line poem
Transition between octave and sestet of a sonnet ; Shift in f…
Another word for Turn
14 lines consisting of an octave and sestet
Sonnet
14 line poem
Turn
Transition between octave and sestet of a sonnet ; Shift in f…
10 terms
English Literature Unit 2
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"
"No Place for a Hawk"
"A Secret for Two"
Where the Red Fern Grows
Rudyard Kipling
Jesse Stuart
Quentin Reynolds
Wilson Rawls
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"
Rudyard Kipling
"No Place for a Hawk"
Jesse Stuart
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