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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…
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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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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…
20 terms
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…
45 terms
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…
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Literature Terms (AP English Lit)
Allusion
Anachronism
Apostrophe
Aside
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
Something out of its place in time or history: Julius Caesar…
Addressing someone or something, usually not present, as thou…
A statement delivered by an actor in such a way that the othe…
Allusion
Figure of speech which makes brief reference to an historical…
Anachronism
Something out of its place in time or history: Julius Caesar…
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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…
89 terms
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…
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 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…
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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…
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…
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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…
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…
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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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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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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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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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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…
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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…
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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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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…
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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…
50 terms
English Literature, Period 2, Literature
How strict was the second English peri…
How did Literature react to the Restor…
What about the novel in the second Eng…
Which novels were popular by the end o…
Censorship is abolished; fresh start for all forms of literat…
Literature until the end of the 17th century is mainly a cele…
Further development of the novel; gothic novels very popular…
Gothic novels very popular by end of the period
How strict was the second English peri…
Censorship is abolished; fresh start for all forms of literat…
How did Literature react to the Restor…
Literature until the end of the 17th century is mainly a cele…
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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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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 chapter 2
influence
penetrate
emperor
fierce
השפעה
לחדור
קיסר
עז
influence
השפעה
penetrate
לחדור
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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
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…
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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
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…
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English Literature A2
"For your sake jewel" - Othello, Braba…
"You treat jewels like that" - Fingers…
"Why didn't you tell me there was dang…
"Phases of her childhood lurked in her…
Lack of of love, children as possession, symbol as value, tra…
Lack of of love, children as possession, symbol as value, tra…
Lack of love, not caring of her daughters safety, only out fo…
no love, men only find women attractive if they are sexually…
"For your sake jewel" - Othello, Braba…
Lack of of love, children as possession, symbol as value, tra…
"You treat jewels like that" - Fingers…
Lack of of love, children as possession, symbol as value, tra…
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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
15 terms
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
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…
10 terms
English Lit 2
pied
genial
delusion
piqued
having two or more different colors
warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial
a false belief or opinion
to arouse an emotion or provoke to action
pied
having two or more different colors
genial
warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial
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
45 terms
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
AP Literature Glossary of Lit terms for AP English/ Lit Exam
Abstract
Accent
Aesthetic, Aesthetics
Allegory
Definition: An 'abstract' style (in writing) is typically com…
Definition: in poetry, 'accent' refers to the stressed portio…
Definition: Aesthetic can be used as an adjective meaning "ap…
Definition: An 'allegory' is a story in which each aspect of…
Abstract
Definition: An 'abstract' style (in writing) is typically com…
Accent
Definition: in poetry, 'accent' refers to the stressed portio…
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English Literature Vocab 2
Pilgramage
Sundry
Befall
Array
Noun- a journey usually to a sacred place
Adj- various or diverse, used for items not important to be n…
Verb- something bad to happen or occur
Noun- a range of a particular type of thing
Pilgramage
Noun- a journey usually to a sacred place
Sundry
Adj- various or diverse, used for items not important to be n…
30 terms
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…
20 terms
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
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…
18 terms
English literature 2
Seamus Heaney
Martin Amis
V S Naipaul
William Golding
-Death of the Naturist/Punishment/... Tractors/... The Door into th…
-Money: a suicide Note/... The Rachel Papers/... Success/... Other Peo…
-In a Free State/... The Mystic Masseur/... Miguel Street...... India:…
-Lord of the Flies/... The Inheritors/... Pincher Martin:... Free Fall…
Seamus Heaney
-Death of the Naturist/Punishment/... Tractors/... The Door into th…
Martin Amis
-Money: a suicide Note/... The Rachel Papers/... Success/... Other Peo…
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…
11 terms
English literature 2 poems
What four this things you need to anal…
Dramatic monologue
Lyrical poem
Sonnet
Language, form, meaning structure
If there is an "I" in the first stanza
If two lines are repeated
14 lines
What four this things you need to anal…
Language, form, meaning structure
Dramatic monologue
If there is an "I" in the first stanza
30 terms
English Literature S2
Honors Track
Reunion
Dear High School Students (Letter)
As He Himself Puts It (They Say/ I say)
Molly Patterson
John Cheever
Patrick Sullivan
Gerad Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
Honors Track
Molly Patterson
Reunion
John Cheever
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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…
46 terms
English 2 Lit Terms
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
blank verse
a stylistic literary device identified by the repeated sound…
is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
a character or a group of characters which stand in oppositio…
a literary device defined as un-rhyming verse written in iamb…
alliteration
a stylistic literary device identified by the repeated sound…
allusion
is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing o…
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