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AP English Literature List 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
noun: obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
verb: express severe disapproval of (someone or something), t…
verb: conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
noun: concealment of one's thoughts, feelings, or character;…
adulation
noun: obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
censure
verb: express severe disapproval of (someone or something), t…
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AP English Literature Week 6
Nemesis
Objectivity
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
An impersonal and objective view of events
Third person narrator who sees, like God, into each character…
Words that sound like what they mean, such as BOOM, SPLAT, etc
Nemesis
the protagonist's archenemy or supreme and persistent difficu…
Objectivity
An impersonal and objective view of events
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
Sarcastic in a scatging and bitter way
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
Treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
Disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
Sarcastic in a scatging and bitter way
Erudite
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English Literature Vocab #6
Orator
Red herring
Provocative
Archetype
Public speaker
Misleading information - trick
Stimulates strong response
Model narrative
Orator
Public speaker
Red herring
Misleading information - trick
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AP ENGLISH LITERATURE VOCABULARY #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
Treat with with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling o…
Disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
Sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Erudite
Having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English literature: vocabulary 6
Supplicate
Disquiet
Obtrude
Indisposition
To beg earnestly, to implore.
A feeling of anxiety or unease; to make someone anxious.
To become imposing or force something that is unwelcome.
Mild illness; reluctance.
Supplicate
To beg earnestly, to implore.
Disquiet
A feeling of anxiety or unease; to make someone anxious.
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AP English Literature Vocab 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimilation
To show excessive admiration
Strong expression of disapproval
A false, misleading appearance; the acting of disguising
To conceal one's thoughts or emotions; hypocrisy
Adulation
To show excessive admiration
Censure
Strong expression of disapproval
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AP English Literature List 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
noun: obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
verb: express severe disapproval of (someone or something), t…
verb: conceal one's true motives, feelings, or beliefs.
noun: concealment of one's thoughts, feelings, or character;…
adulation
noun: obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
censure
verb: express severe disapproval of (someone or something), t…
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AP English Literature Vocab #6
Pallid
Superfluous
Insidious
Despondent
Pale or sickly looking
Unnecessary
Seemingly harmless, but actually dangerous
Feeling of depression or hoplessness
Pallid
Pale or sickly looking
Superfluous
Unnecessary
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AP English Literature Vocabulary #6
Caustic
Erudite
Patronize
Sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
Caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
Erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
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AP English Literature List 6 Vocabulary
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimulation
excessive or slavish admiration or flattery (noun)
official strong criticism (noun)
to hide your true feelings, opinions, etc... (verb)
concealment of one's thoughts, feelings, or character (noun)
Adulation
excessive or slavish admiration or flattery (noun)
Censure
official strong criticism (noun)
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…
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AP English Literature: Vocabulary List 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
(n.) excessive admiration or praise.
(v.) express severe disapproval of (someone or something), es…
(v.) conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
(n.) concealment of one's thoughts, feelings, or character
adulation
(n.) excessive admiration or praise.
censure
(v.) express severe disapproval of (someone or something), es…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary List #6
florid
floridness
flout
foment
red-colored, flushed, gaudy, ornate
ruddiness, ornateness
to reject, mock, go against (as in going against tradition or…
to stir up, arouse, incite
florid
red-colored, flushed, gaudy, ornate
floridness
ruddiness, ornateness
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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…
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 Week 6 Vocab
credence
distraught
exhume
nefarious
(n.) acceptance as true or valid... syn: belief, acceptance... ant:…
(adj.) deeply agitated from emotional conflict... syn: agitated,…
(v.) to take body from grave... syn: unearth... ant: bury... sent: The…
(adj.) infamous by way of being extremely wicked... syn: horribl…
credence
(n.) acceptance as true or valid... syn: belief, acceptance... ant:…
distraught
(adj.) deeply agitated from emotional conflict... syn: agitated,…
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…
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AP English Literature and Composition Tone Vocabulary 6
Bristled
Credulous
Enervated
Inane
annoyed, irritated
gullible, trusting
languid, lethargic
ridiculous, mindless
Bristled
annoyed, irritated
Credulous
gullible, trusting
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AP English IV Literature Terms #6
Septenary
Sestet
Sestina
Setting
A line of verse consisting of seven metrical feet
Any six-line poem or stanza... More specifically, the second par…
A tightly structured French verse form consisting of six sest…
The combination of place, historical setting, and social mili…
Septenary
A line of verse consisting of seven metrical feet
Sestet
Any six-line poem or stanza... More specifically, the second par…
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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…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week #6
caustic
erudite
patronize
sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
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…
43 terms
AP English Literature Lesson 6 Vocab
omn-
mult-
cruc-
flor-
all
many
cross
flower
omn-
all
mult-
many
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocab 6
Stanza
Structure
Style
Symbolism
section of poem
organization/arrangement of elements in a work
distinctive manner of expression
element of literary work that figuratively stands for somethi…
Stanza
section of poem
Structure
organization/arrangement of elements in a work
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…
10 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms List 6
Adulation
Censure
Dissemble
Dissimilation
excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery.
strong or vehement expression of disapproval; an official rep…
to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the trut…
the act of making or becoming unlike; (of phonetics) the proc…
Adulation
excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery.
Censure
strong or vehement expression of disapproval; an official rep…
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…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Week 6
caustic
erudite
patronize
sardonic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
having or showing great knowledge or learning
treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of sup…
disdainfully or ironically humorous
caustic
sarcastic in a scathing and bitter way
erudite
having or showing great knowledge or learning
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 11 6 & 7
Acrimonious
Languid
Moiety
Idiosyncrasy
Caustic, biting or rancorous in nature. Ex. Sometimes, princi…
Drooping as if from exhaustion; weak or sluggish. Ex. Because…
One of the two approximately equal parts; a component. Ex. On…
A peculiarity of temperament or an individualizing characteri…
Acrimonious
Caustic, biting or rancorous in nature. Ex. Sometimes, princi…
Languid
Drooping as if from exhaustion; weak or sluggish. Ex. Because…
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AP English Literature Lessons 5 and 6
Microbe
Microcosm
Minuscule
Minutia
(n) an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one th…
(n) a miniature world; something that resembles something els…
(adj) extremely small
(n) a small or trivial detail
Microbe
(n) an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one th…
Microcosm
(n) a miniature world; something that resembles something els…
213 terms
The Giant List of Terms for AP English Literature
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
20 terms
AP English Literature and Composition - Vocab. List 6
Internecine
Abortive
In Media Res
Maladroit
(adj.) mutually destructive; characterized by great slaughter…
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose only…
(adv.) in or into the middle of a plt; into the middle of thi…
(adj.) lacking skill or dexterity; lacking tact, perception,…
Internecine
(adj.) mutually destructive; characterized by great slaughter…
Abortive
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose only…
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…
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AP Literature Vocab 6
Deus ex machina
Dialect
Dialogue
Diction
An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, o…
speech peculiar to a region; exhibits distinctions between tw…
Conversation between two or more characters, usually set off…
An author's choice of words—i.e., simple, sophisticated, coll…
Deus ex machina
An unexpected, artificial, or improbable character, device, o…
Dialect
speech peculiar to a region; exhibits distinctions between tw…
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
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Vocab Unit 6 - AP English Literature
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
(adj.) failing to accomplish intended aim, fruitless, premature
(v.) to spread news or rumors
(adj.) rude in speech or behavior; insultingly abusive or hum…
(n.) a short authoritative statement
abortive
(adj.) failing to accomplish intended aim, fruitless, premature
bruit
(v.) to spread news or rumors
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…
12 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary set 6
realism
juxtaposition
ancedote
structure
the practice in literature of attempting to describe nature a…
the location of one thing as being adjacent with another; thi…
a brief story or tale told by a character in a piece of liter…
the organization or arrangement of the various elements in a…
realism
the practice in literature of attempting to describe nature a…
juxtaposition
the location of one thing as being adjacent with another; thi…
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…
25 terms
AP English Literature & Composition Unit 6
Contemptuous
Despotic
Dictatorial
Disdain
Feeling hatred; scornful
Exercising absolute power; tyrannical
Domineering; oppressively overbearing
Contempt, scorn
Contemptuous
Feeling hatred; scornful
Despotic
Exercising absolute power; tyrannical
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AP English Literature Chapter 6-8 Vocabulary
theme
motif
allegory
symbol
the main idea or larger meaning of a work of literature; may…
an element that recurs significantly throughout a narrative;…
a narrative in which the literal events (persons, places, and…
a person, place, or thing in a narrative that suggests meanin…
theme
the main idea or larger meaning of a work of literature; may…
motif
an element that recurs significantly throughout a narrative;…
198 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
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Vocabulary Unit 6- AP English Literature
antihero
archetype
aside
bathos
a protagonist who is lacking one or more of the conventional…
a recurring symbol, character, landscape or event found in my…
In drama, a few words or short passage spoken in an undertone…
In poetry, an unintentional lapse from the sublime to the rid…
antihero
a protagonist who is lacking one or more of the conventional…
archetype
a recurring symbol, character, landscape or event found in my…
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…
242 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
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…
a vagueness of meaning; a conscious lack of clarity meant to…
allegory
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
30 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
consonance
assonance
alliteration
parallelism
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
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