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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
(n) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n) decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period o…
approbation
(n) the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
assuage
(v) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put…
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Unit 1 Literature Book
argument
injury
insecurity
negotiate
1. oral disagreement 2. supporting reasons given in a claim.
1. harm or damage to a person
Lack of confidence and self doubt.
1. Bargain or deal with another 2. to reach an agreement or s…
argument
1. oral disagreement 2. supporting reasons given in a claim.
injury
1. harm or damage to a person
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Intro to Literature and Composition - Unit 1 Vocabulary
bandwagon
assumption
central idea
contradictory
a popular activity that attracts growing support
taking something for granted
the part of a story that ties all of the other story elements…
saying or doing the opposite
bandwagon
a popular activity that attracts growing support
assumption
taking something for granted
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British Literature Unit 1
portmanteau
malapropism
figurative language
metaphor
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
portmanteau
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
malapropism
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
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Tapestry of Grace Literature-- Unit 1
Genre
Historical Fiction
Simile
Protagonist
A category of an art, such as literature, classified by form…
A work that combines interesting stories with an accurate des…
It describes, compares, or relates two unlike things.
This is the term applied to the central character of a story.
Genre
A category of an art, such as literature, classified by form…
Historical Fiction
A work that combines interesting stories with an accurate des…
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Unit 1: Introduction to Literature
Protagonist
Antagonist
Flat Character
Dynamic Character
The main character in a story
The character/thing opposing the protagonist (anti main chara…
a character not well developed (only one or two traits are kn…
A character who changes beliefs and motivations throughout th…
Protagonist
The main character in a story
Antagonist
The character/thing opposing the protagonist (anti main chara…
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Literature Unit 1
A friend of Whitman's
A relative of Whitman's
A fictional character
Whitman
The title of Whitman's poem Song of Myself makes it likely th…
...
...
...
A friend of Whitman's
The title of Whitman's poem Song of Myself makes it likely th…
A relative of Whitman's
...
Literature Unit 1 Vocab
Delineate
Nefarious
Vernacular
Brawn
to describe completely
extreme wickedness. Antonym: Noble; good
everyday speech; slang. Antonym: Formal language
muscular strength. Antonym: physical weakness
Delineate
to describe completely
Nefarious
extreme wickedness. Antonym: Noble; good
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Exploring Literature - Unit 1 - Fables
flat character
plot
moral
personification
A character that is based on a single trait or quality and is…
The series of events in a story.
A lesson or message about life told in a story.
Giving characters such as animals or objects the characterist…
flat character
A character that is based on a single trait or quality and is…
plot
The series of events in a story.
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Literature Unit 1
Leo Tolstoy
Walt Whitman
John Greenleaf Whittier
James Russell Lowell
"God Sees the Truth, but Waits" Served in the Crimean War, be…
"When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" Visited wounded soldier…
"The Book Our Mothers Read" Commonly referred to as "the Quak…
"Success" A Harvard Law School graduate, had a charming perso…
Leo Tolstoy
"God Sees the Truth, but Waits" Served in the Crimean War, be…
Walt Whitman
"When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer" Visited wounded soldier…
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Unit 1 Literature Review
conflict
climax
exposition
rising action
In literature, the main problem in a story
the most exciting and important part of a story, play, or mov…
introduces background information about events, settings, cha…
a related series of events in a story that build toward the p…
conflict
In literature, the main problem in a story
climax
the most exciting and important part of a story, play, or mov…
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Unit 1 Literature
Henry Van Dyke
Grandma Moses (Art)
Archibald Willard (Art)
"Freedom of speech" (Art)
America for me, a Presbyterian minister, writer, and professo…
"Hoosick Falls in Winter" She was 80yrs old and self taught.…
"Spirit of '76" Was used as postage stamp and was originally…
Norman Rockwell, he was Americas most beloved illustrator and…
Henry Van Dyke
America for me, a Presbyterian minister, writer, and professo…
Grandma Moses (Art)
"Hoosick Falls in Winter" She was 80yrs old and self taught.…
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Unit 1 - Literature Fremont
Subjective
Objective
Biased
Unbiased
- Main points are clearly stated... - Includes statements that a…
-Main points are clearly stated... -Includes statements that are…
Includes opinions
No opinions
Subjective
- Main points are clearly stated... - Includes statements that a…
Objective
-Main points are clearly stated... -Includes statements that are…
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Unit 1: Dialectic Literature
prefix: ex
extricate
exasperate
extol
out, away from
to free or remove from something
to make (someone) very angry or annoyed
to praise (someone or something) highly
prefix: ex
out, away from
extricate
to free or remove from something
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Literature Unit 1
Barrage
Bigot
Designate
Diversity
Rapid; outpouring of something
An intolerant person
Indicate or point out
Difference or variety
Barrage
Rapid; outpouring of something
Bigot
An intolerant person
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American Literature Unit 1
dishonest
strive
vacuum
quit
not worthy of trust or belief
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
a space entirely devoid of matter
to stop, cease or discontinue
dishonest
not worthy of trust or belief
strive
to exert oneself vigorously; try hard
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Literature Unit 1, Part 1
floundering
evidently
adjoining
industrious
to move with stumbling motions; struggle awkwardly or clumsily
clearly, apparently, obviously
located next to; adjacent
hardworking
floundering
to move with stumbling motions; struggle awkwardly or clumsily
evidently
clearly, apparently, obviously
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American Literature Unit 1 Review
Puritan
John Smith
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca
John Winthrop
A religious group who came to America for religious freedom a…
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
Spanish explorer who was part of the failed Panfilo Narvaez e…
As governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, he was instrumental…
Puritan
A religious group who came to America for religious freedom a…
John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Vi…
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American Literature - Unit 1 Study Guide
villainous
individualists
dissembling
abomination
vil/lain/ous: (adj.) like a horrible person
in/di/vid/ual/ist/s: (n.) people who are whole or complete
dis/sembl/ing: (v.) the act of spreading or separating
ab/omin/at/tion: (n.) a thing or act which causes a bad feeling
villainous
vil/lain/ous: (adj.) like a horrible person
individualists
in/di/vid/ual/ist/s: (n.) people who are whole or complete
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American Literature Unit 1
audience
tone
purpose
pathos
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
author's attitude toward his subject
Why the author wrote that particular work of literature
emotional appeal
audience
the person for whom the work of literature is intended
tone
author's attitude toward his subject
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World Literature Unit 1
Invincible
Provincial
Evince
Conducive
Unable to be conquered
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
to establish; to reflect the truth of
supportive; encouraging; helping to bring about
Invincible
Unable to be conquered
Provincial
limited in knowledge of the world; narrow-minded
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Unit 1 American Literature Vocabulary
rhetoric
ansyndeton
polysyndeton
anaphora
the ability to use writing effectively, eloquently, and persu…
ommiting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses to c…
the use of a conjunction between each word, phrase, or clause…
repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of phra…
rhetoric
the ability to use writing effectively, eloquently, and persu…
ansyndeton
ommiting conjunctions between words, phrases, or clauses to c…
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AP Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitive adj.
arrogate v.
banal adj.
belabor v.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive adj.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate v.
to claim or take without right
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Unit 1 Vocabulary - British Literature
acquisitive (adj.)
arrogate (v.)
banal (adj.)
belabor (v.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive (adj.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
arrogate (v.)
to claim or take without right
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Unit 1 Literature Terms
Analyze
Textual Evidence
Summary
Relevant
to learn about something by taking it apart; to unravel
evidence from the text that support your answer/idea
restatement or account of main points
having a logical connection to the main idea
Analyze
to learn about something by taking it apart; to unravel
Textual Evidence
evidence from the text that support your answer/idea
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Common Core Literature - Unit 1 Academic Vocab
argue
challenge
conclude
convince
verb - fight using words, debate
verb - calling into question
verb - arrive at a judgment, end
verb - persuade
argue
verb - fight using words, debate
challenge
verb - calling into question
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Literature Unit 1 Elements of Fiction
Setting
Characters
Plot
Exposition
the surroundings or environment of anything.
the aggregate of features and traits that form the individual…
Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a l…
the basic information about the characters and the situation
Setting
the surroundings or environment of anything.
Characters
the aggregate of features and traits that form the individual…
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Themes in Literature, Unit 1
spree
flogged
fortnight
laden
a lively or wild outburst of activity
beaten severely with a whip or rod
two weeks
burdened
spree
a lively or wild outburst of activity
flogged
beaten severely with a whip or rod
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American Literature - Unit 1 Key Concepts/Texts
The Crucible
Letters from an American Farmer
Interesting Narrative of the Life of ...
Narrative of the Captivity and Restora…
- written by Arthur Miller... - Set in the village of Salem, Mas…
- written by John De Crevecoeur in 1782... - series of letters f…
- Written by Olaudah Equiano... - Details the Transatlantic Slav…
- Written by Mary Rowlandson... - Details her capture, treatment…
The Crucible
- written by Arthur Miller... - Set in the village of Salem, Mas…
Letters from an American Farmer
- written by John De Crevecoeur in 1782... - series of letters f…
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Native American Literature Unit 1-1 Vocabulary
creation myth
origin myth
trickster tale
vault
a story that explains how the world and human life came to ex…
a story that explains how natural phenomena (such as the star…
a story that includes animal characters with multiple sides t…
an arched structure forming a roof or ceiling
creation myth
a story that explains how the world and human life came to ex…
origin myth
a story that explains how natural phenomena (such as the star…
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Unit 1 Vocabulary/Literature Terms
Discriminate
diverse
inhibit
intervene
To note clear differences; to separate into categories
made up of elements that are different from each other
to hold back or prevent from acting
to come between two things, persons, or events
Discriminate
To note clear differences; to separate into categories
diverse
made up of elements that are different from each other
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Unit 1: Literature Terms
Theme
Central Idea
Author's Purpose
Narrative Essay
The deeper, underlying meaning of a piece of writing
The Key arguments, Positions, or Points writers communicate i…
To inform, to explain, to entertain, or to persuade
...
Theme
The deeper, underlying meaning of a piece of writing
Central Idea
The Key arguments, Positions, or Points writers communicate i…
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The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
records information about the writer's…
records daily events and personal obse…
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
origin myths
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
oral tradition
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Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
ferocity
linger
portly
quiver
fierceness; extreme intensity
to continue to stay; delay leaving
stout or overweight
to shake with a slight, rapid movement
ferocity
fierceness; extreme intensity
linger
to continue to stay; delay leaving
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AP Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary
acquisitive adj.
arrogate v.
banal adj.
belabor v.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
to claim or take without right
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive adj.
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with a…
arrogate v.
to claim or take without right
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Literature Terms Unit 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Biography
Characterization
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
a brief or indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or i…
any account of a real person's life
the methods an author uses to acquaint a reader with the char…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
Allusion
a brief or indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or i…
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literature unit 1!
genres
short story
fiction
characters
types of literature
a brief fictional story
a story that is not true... it is made up by the author
the people or beings who perform actions in the story
genres
types of literature
short story
a brief fictional story
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Literature UNIT 1
Disembodied (adj)
Evasive (adj)
Foray (n)
Foresighted (adj)
Separated from or laking a body.
Tending or trying to avoid.
A trip into an unknown area.
Having the ability to anticipate the future and prepare for it.
Disembodied (adj)
Separated from or laking a body.
Evasive (adj)
Tending or trying to avoid.
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Unit 1 Literature Words
Adage
Bonanza
Churlish
Citadel
Wise Saying; Proverbs
Something Very Valuable; Profitable; Sudden Profit or Gain
Lacking Politeness or Good Manners; Lacking Sensitivity; Diff…
Fortress That Overlooks and Protects a City; Any Strong or Co…
Adage
Wise Saying; Proverbs
Bonanza
Something Very Valuable; Profitable; Sudden Profit or Gain
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BJU Fundamentals of Literature: Unit 1
conflict
external conflict
internal conflict
protagonist
opposition of two or more characters or forces
conflict that occurs between a character and an outside force
conflict that occurs between a character and his own thoughts…
the main character of a story
conflict
opposition of two or more characters or forces
external conflict
conflict that occurs between a character and an outside force
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Academic Vocabulary: Unit 1 Intro to Literature
define
evidence
context
clue
to explain the meaning of... definir
a sign of something; proof... prueba; evidencia
words that come before or after a specific word or passage, u…
something that helps a person find something... pista
define
to explain the meaning of... definir
evidence
a sign of something; proof... prueba; evidencia
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Literature vocab unit 1
Amiable
Malicious
Abhorrence
Unsavory
Being friendly or sociable (adj)
Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person (a…
Feeling of repulsion, disgusted bathing (n)
Disagreeable to taste, smell, or look at (adj)
Amiable
Being friendly or sociable (adj)
Malicious
Having or showing a desire to cause harm to another person (a…
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American Literature - Unit 1 Vocabulary
villainous
individualists
dissembling
abomination
(adj.) like a horrible person
(n.) people who are whole or complete
(v.) the act of spreading or separating
(n.) a thing or act which causes a bad feeling
villainous
(adj.) like a horrible person
individualists
(n.) people who are whole or complete
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Literature Unit 1 Vocab
Antagonist
climax
conflict
denouement
A character whose function is to provide a negative example o…
The most intense moment; the point where the story starts to…
Clash between opposing forces
resolution; or phase of the plot that follows the climax
Antagonist
A character whose function is to provide a negative example o…
climax
The most intense moment; the point where the story starts to…
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Literature Unit 1
adjacent
alight
Barren
disrupt
near, next to, adjoining
to get down from, step down, from: to come down from the air,…
not productive, bare
to break up, disturb
adjacent
near, next to, adjoining
alight
to get down from, step down, from: to come down from the air,…
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Literature: Literary Devices unit 1
Allusion
Alliteration
Hyperbole
Foreshadowing
A short and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
It is a literary device in which a number of words, having th…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
An author's use of hints or clues to say something will occur…
Allusion
A short and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Alliteration
It is a literary device in which a number of words, having th…
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British Literature Vocabulary Unit 1
frame story
fastidious
abate
circumspect
a story within a story
Hard to please
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Careful, cautious
frame story
a story within a story
fastidious
Hard to please
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The American Experience Literature--Unit 1
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
records information about the writer's…
records daily events and personal obse…
origin myths
oral tradition
exploration narratives
journal
myths that explain customs, landmarks,…
origin myths
stories, poems, and songs passed down…
oral tradition
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Unit 1 Terms American Literature
inverted syntax
trickster tale
creation myth
repetition
reversed or mixed up word order
tells of a character who fools others; in the end, the tricks…
a story in which we learn how the earth and everything in it…
using the same word or phrase multiple times
inverted syntax
reversed or mixed up word order
trickster tale
tells of a character who fools others; in the end, the tricks…
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Voices in Literature: Unit 1
greet (verb)
magic ( noun)
power (noun)
pale (adjective)
to welcome, say hello, to meet
unexplained power
strength
softly colored
greet (verb)
to welcome, say hello, to meet
magic ( noun)
unexplained power
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