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23 terms
AP Lit British Literature
sonnet
quatrain
open formed poetry
closed form poetry
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
*eliminates the restrictions of the closed form... *each poem is…
*lines contain specific numbers of syllables measured out acc…
sonnet
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
quatrain
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
60 terms
AP Lit test 1 terms and British Literature
Irony
satire
allegory
allusion
meaning beneath the surface of the writing
the use of humor to criticize
a story which different parts work together to represent anot…
a reference to something, usually to mythology or the Bible,…
Irony
meaning beneath the surface of the writing
satire
the use of humor to criticize
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…
19 terms
AP Lit. Packet "Periods of British Literature"
450-1066
1066-1500
1500-1660
1558-1603
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period... -invasion by Germanic tribes…
Middle English Period... -Norman Conquest to standard literary l…
The Renaissance... -ascent of House of Tudor to English throne... -…
Elizabethan Age of Renaissance... -reign of Eliz. I... medieval tra…
450-1066
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) Period... -invasion by Germanic tribes…
1066-1500
Middle English Period... -Norman Conquest to standard literary l…
41 terms
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…
30 terms
British Lit: Anglo Saxon Literature
elegy
kenning
alliteration
caesura
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A natural pause or break in a line of poetry, usually near th…
elegy
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
kenning
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
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…
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…
41 terms
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…
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…
16 terms
AP Lit Exam 1 British/American Literature Timeline
Middle Ages
Renaissance
Anglo-Saxon Period
Medieval Period
British: 449-1485
British: 1485-1660... Elizabethan Age... Jacobean Age... Puritan Age
British: 449-1066
British: 1066-1485
Middle Ages
British: 449-1485
Renaissance
British: 1485-1660... Elizabethan Age... Jacobean Age... Puritan Age
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…
45 terms
poem summaries-AP English British lit
about: he has to leave (not because he…
Song(sweetest love i do not go) is wri…
example of a term: compares a temporar…
example of a term: deaths to die
Song(sweetest love i do not go)
DONNE
conceit
paradox
about: he has to leave (not because he…
Song(sweetest love i do not go)
Song(sweetest love i do not go) is wri…
DONNE
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…
63 terms
Lit Terms- British Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning.
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, etc..
A foot with two unstressed syllables followed by one stressed…
Allegory
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning.
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.
10 terms
British Literature Lit Terms
Inductive argument
Deductive argument
Cause and Effect
Definition
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
...
...
Inductive argument
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
Deductive argument
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
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…
18 terms
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…
AP British Literature 3
Inference/Infer
Invective
Irony/Ironic
Juxtaposition
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
the contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is re…
when two works, phrases, images, ideas are placed close toget…
Inference/Infer
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
Invective
an emotionally violent, verbal denunciation or attach using s…
146 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
Beowulf* (author)
Beowulf* (time period)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (author)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (time…
Christian monk
Middle Ages
The Pearl poet
Middle Ages
Beowulf* (author)
Christian monk
Beowulf* (time period)
Middle Ages
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…
10 terms
AP British Literature
Anaphora
Aphorism
Asyndeton
Chiasmus
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
Commas used (with no conjunction) to separate a series of wor…
A statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the sec…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
Aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
27 terms
AP Lang British Literature
Of Ambition
Polymath
Essays and Counsels
The Advancement of Learning
Bacon
Bacon
Bacon
Bacon
Of Ambition
Bacon
Polymath
Bacon
126 terms
AP BRITISH LITERATURE VOCABULARY FOR FINAL
austere
austere
austere
austere
severe or stern in manner
without adornment or luxury, simple, plain
harsh or sour in flavor
forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned
austere
severe or stern in manner
austere
without adornment or luxury, simple, plain
AP British Literature
Atmosphere
Clause
Alliteration
Asyndeton
The emotional mood created be the entirely of a literal work,…
A grammatical unit that contains both subject and a verb
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants in lo…
Consists of omitting conjunctions between words, phrases, or…
Atmosphere
The emotional mood created be the entirely of a literal work,…
Clause
A grammatical unit that contains both subject and a verb
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…
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…
AP British Literature
Denotation
Diacope
Diction
Didactic
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Repetition of a word or phrase after the intervening word or…
Related style, diction refers to the writer's word choices, e…
From the Greek, didactic means touching. Didactic works have…
Denotation
The strict, literal, dictionary definition of a word, devoid…
Diacope
Repetition of a word or phrase after the intervening word or…
AP BRITISH LIT./COMP
classicism
climax
climax (rhetorical)
coinage
deriving from the orderly qualities of ancient Greek and Roma…
the high point, or turning point, of a story/play
the arrangement of words, phrases, or clauses in an order of…
a.k.a. neologism, inventing a word
classicism
deriving from the orderly qualities of ancient Greek and Roma…
climax
the high point, or turning point, of a story/play
20 terms
British Literature/AP Literature & Coposition
Pilgrimage
Hostelry
Sundry
Apprise
a journey, especially a long one, made to someone sacred plac…
an inn or hotel.
various or diverse.
to give notice; inform or advise.
Pilgrimage
a journey, especially a long one, made to someone sacred plac…
Hostelry
an inn or hotel.
184 terms
AP British Literature Exam
Types of literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Biographical... Historical... Psychoanalytical (Frued) ... -very impor…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Types of literature
Biographical... Historical... Psychoanalytical (Frued) ... -very impor…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
70 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
epic
epic hero (characteristics)
epic hero (3 traits)
epic hero (3 paradoxes)
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
protection, reputation, sapientia (wisdom/knowledge) et forti…
hero and his foe share many traits, often acts against his ow…
epic
long narrative poem that is oral in style based on a serious…
epic hero (characteristics)
privileged male, warrior, or warrior ruler
146 terms
AP British Literature: Midterm
Beowulf* (author)
Beowulf* (time period)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (author)
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (time…
Christian monk
Middle Ages
The Pearl poet
Middle Ages
Beowulf* (author)
Christian monk
Beowulf* (time period)
Middle Ages
19 terms
AP British Lit.
Ballad
Dirge
Elegy
Epic
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
a funeral hymn or mournful speech
a sorrowful poem or speech
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Ballad
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
Dirge
a funeral hymn or mournful speech
94 terms
Literature Test 1- British Lit
How the Middle Ages is divided up
Definition of the Middle Ages
Nickname of the Middle Ages
Reasoning behind the nickname of the m…
450-1100 AD: Old English Lit... 1100-1485 AD: Middle English Lit
450-1485 AD; from the invasion of England by Germanic tribes…
The dark ages
It was a so called dark interleave between enlightenment of c…
How the Middle Ages is divided up
450-1100 AD: Old English Lit... 1100-1485 AD: Middle English Lit
Definition of the Middle Ages
450-1485 AD; from the invasion of England by Germanic tribes…
66 terms
British Literature Final - BRIT LIT
Metaphysical Poetry
What elements do metaphysical poetry h…
Metaphysical Conceit
English Renaissance
-During the 17th Century ... -Usually covers topics of love and…
- complex sentence patterns ... -themes that are often philosoph…
An extended metaphor that makes a surprise connection between…
-Literally means "rebirth" ... -Refers to rebirth of learning ... -…
Metaphysical Poetry
-During the 17th Century ... -Usually covers topics of love and…
What elements do metaphysical poetry h…
- complex sentence patterns ... -themes that are often philosoph…
8 terms
English British Literature
astute
constrain
dissension
laudable
having a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; wily
to force; to compel
disagreement; violent quarreling
worthy of praise
astute
having a clever or shrewd mind; cunning; wily
constrain
to force; to compel
96 terms
LA-British Literature: Old English Period
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Alliteration
Caesura(s) (si-ZHOOR-uh)
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
This technique used in Old English poetry refers to the repet…
This technique used in Old English poetry is a pause dividing…
Angles, Saxons, (and) Jutes
Bloody warfare in northern Europe in the 5th century AD drove…
Scop(s) (SHOPES)
Old English poetry, including "Beowulf," was originally chant…
26 terms
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…
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…
20 terms
British Literature: English Renaissance
Catholic changed to ______
Study of ancient works
Dominant philosophy
Type of English that comes about due t…
Anglican/ Protestant
Humanism
Humanism
Modern English
Catholic changed to ______
Anglican/ Protestant
Study of ancient works
Humanism
193 terms
British Literature - English Renaissance
The Golden Age of British literature
The YEARS of the English Renaissance
The significance of the year 1485
The authors (studied in class) of the…
the English Renaissance
1485-1625
It was the beginning of the Tudor monarchy
John Foxe... Edmund Spenser... Christopher Marlowe... William Shake…
The Golden Age of British literature
the English Renaissance
The YEARS of the English Renaissance
1485-1625
32 terms
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…
20 terms
AP British Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
a prose or poetic narrative in which characters, actions, and…
repetition of similar sounds in a sequence, usually consonant…
reference to a historical event, person, or place. (Don't be…
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
Allegory
a prose or poetic narrative in which characters, actions, and…
Alliteration
repetition of similar sounds in a sequence, usually consonant…
30 terms
British Literature 1st Semester Lit Terms
Ballad
imagery
symbolism
simile
A narrative poem, often of folk origin and intended to be sun…
pictures created by words. Imagery is often created by sensor…
The practice of representing things by means of symbols or of…
comparing two things using like or as
Ballad
A narrative poem, often of folk origin and intended to be sun…
imagery
pictures created by words. Imagery is often created by sensor…
40 terms
LA-British Literature: Middle English Drama
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Mystery Play(s), Miracle Play(s), (and…
Miracle Play(s)
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
The "Quem Quaeritis Trope" inspired the creation of these thr…
Term for medieval dramas based on the lives, miracles, and ma…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
40 terms
The English Renaissance- British Literature
Characteristics of the Renaissance
Elizabethan poetry
Christopher Marlowe
The Tragical History of the Life and D…
-1485-1625... -Rebirth of art and scholarship of ancient Greeks…
-Favor lyric poetry over narratives... -Lyrics: short, tightly s…
-Poet and playwright... -Rumored to be atheist or have highly un…
-The Faust Legend: German magician labelled as having satanic…
Characteristics of the Renaissance
-1485-1625... -Rebirth of art and scholarship of ancient Greeks…
Elizabethan poetry
-Favor lyric poetry over narratives... -Lyrics: short, tightly s…
14 terms
Old English and British Literature
Old English
Middle (Medieval) English
Modern English
Iberians
650 - 1066 A.D.
Approximately 1066 - 1500
Approximately 1500 - present
indigenous tribe
Old English
650 - 1066 A.D.
Middle (Medieval) English
Approximately 1066 - 1500
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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