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Literature Terms Unit 4
Play
Plot
Poetry
Point-of-View
a composition in prose or verse written to be acted on stage,…
in the simplest since, a series of happenings in a literary w…
composition in verse. The words in poetry are arranged in lin…
the vantage point from which an author presents the actions a…
Play
a composition in prose or verse written to be acted on stage,…
Plot
in the simplest since, a series of happenings in a literary w…
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American Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
aura
contraband
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
(n.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive a…
(n.) illegal traffic, smuggled goods. (adj.) illegal, prohibi…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power or wealth; to build up o…
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Unit 4 Literature Terminology
experiment in living
genre
science fiction
mode
a choice that a character makes to act and live according to…
type of literature
3 characteristics: scientific or technological advances, inte…
overall mood, manner, or emphasis expressed in a work of lite…
experiment in living
a choice that a character makes to act and live according to…
genre
type of literature
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6th Literature Terms Unit 4
Diverse
Perspective
Reaction
Reflect
Many and different;from different backgrounds
Point of view
Response to something said or done
Think or wonder about
Diverse
Many and different;from different backgrounds
Perspective
Point of view
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Unit 4 Drama Literature Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
major division of a play
character or force in opposition to the protagonist.
comment spoken in the presence of other characters but meant…
concluding action in a tragedy.
Act
major division of a play
Antagonist
character or force in opposition to the protagonist.
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Literature Vocabulary: Unit 4
aquit
deem
devastate
discredit
(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge comple…
(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion
(v.) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins
(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage i…
aquit
(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge comple…
deem
(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion
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Literature terms unit 4
Point of view
Persona
Third-person point of view
Omniscient viewpoint
The perceptive or angle from which a story is told
The person created by the author to tell a story, affecting t…
The point of view in which the author refers to the character…
The viewpoint taken by an author who tells the story in third…
Point of view
The perceptive or angle from which a story is told
Persona
The person created by the author to tell a story, affecting t…
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Literature-Unit:4
advance
bewilder
buffoon
controversial
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
(n.) a clown; a coarse, stupid person
(adj.) arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
advance
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
bewilder
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
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Unit 4 literature terms
anadiplosis
loose sentence
parallel structure
periodic sentence
repeating the end of a word of a clause at the beginning of t…
a long sentence that starts with its main clause which is fol…
use of similar forms in writing for nouns, verbs, phrases, or…
long sentence in which the main clause is not completed until…
anadiplosis
repeating the end of a word of a clause at the beginning of t…
loose sentence
a long sentence that starts with its main clause which is fol…
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Unit 4 Literature Terms
Oral Tradition
Universal Themes
Archetypes
Monster
The passing of stories, poems, and sayings, by word of mouth,…
Themes that are true for many different times and many differ…
Situations, characters, and images that appear in many differ…
A non-human creature that is destroyed by the hero of the sto…
Oral Tradition
The passing of stories, poems, and sayings, by word of mouth,…
Universal Themes
Themes that are true for many different times and many differ…
Unit 4 literature terms
Evidence
Inference
Stated main idea
Implied main idea
Text that is directly stated in a passage
Making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
Main idea is written directly
Main idea is suggested
Evidence
Text that is directly stated in a passage
Inference
Making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
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Unit 4 Literature Terms
Evidence
inference
stated main idea
implied main idea
text that is directly stated in a passage.
making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
main idea is written directly in the text.
main idea is suggested or inferred by the supporting details.
Evidence
text that is directly stated in a passage.
inference
making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
Unit 4 literature terms
Evidence
Inference
Stated main idea
Implied main idea
Text that is directly stated in a passage.
Making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
Main idea is written directly by the text.
Main idea suggested or inferred by the supporting details.
Evidence
Text that is directly stated in a passage.
Inference
Making an educated guess based on facts and details in a pass…
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Literature Terms. Unit 4
connotations
denotations
imagery
figurative language
suggested meanings or associations
literal meanings
the use of words which appeal to our senses
includes various types of comparisons (smilies,metaphors,pers…
connotations
suggested meanings or associations
denotations
literal meanings
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Unit 4 Vocab Terms ~ Literature
Annul
Blasé
Bolster
Deplore
To reduce to nothing
Indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
To support
To feel or express regret
Annul
To reduce to nothing
Blasé
Indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures
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Unit 4 Vocabulary - British Literature
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bri…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting of away of a body organ or tissue; any progr…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold
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Literature Unit 4 Vocabulary
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
associated, connected
to find out
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
to give or pass on as an inheritance
affiliated
associated, connected
ascertain
to find out
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World Literature - Literary Terms - Unit 4
Climax
Exposition
Falling Action
Inference
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
A literary device used to introduce background information ab…
The part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has…
Logical deduction.
Climax
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
Exposition
A literary device used to introduce background information ab…
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AP Literature Vocab Unit 4
atrophy
bastion
concord
consummate
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold... S: citadel, rampart, bulw…
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact…
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; ... (v.) to br…
atrophy
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progress…
bastion
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold... S: citadel, rampart, bulw…
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Fundaments of Literature Unit 4 Review
Literary point of view
Personas
Omniscient point of view
Limited omniscient
Perspective from which the author presents the conflicts, cha…
impersonal narrators who remain unnamed to characters in the…
When the storyteller knows all
The narrator gets inside only one of the characters
Literary point of view
Perspective from which the author presents the conflicts, cha…
Personas
impersonal narrators who remain unnamed to characters in the…
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Themes in Literature--Unit 4
Shan's cousin, Winn
in the Skinners' strawberry patch
The Skinners' new guard dog chased the…
the Knave
Who planned and instigated the sowing in "As Ye Sow, So Shall…
Where did the boys do the sowing?
How did the boys get caught?
Who was accused of stealing the tarts?
Shan's cousin, Winn
Who planned and instigated the sowing in "As Ye Sow, So Shall…
in the Skinners' strawberry patch
Where did the boys do the sowing?
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Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
acquit
deem
devastate
discredit
to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely,…
to think, believe, to consider, have an opinion (v)
to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins (v)
to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted, to damage in rep…
acquit
to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely,…
deem
to think, believe, to consider, have an opinion (v)
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Literature Review Unit 4
Magda
Gessler
Philip, King of Spain
George Washington
"Thanksgiving Day"
"The Legend of William Tell"
"William the Silent"
"Molly Pitcher"
Magda
"Thanksgiving Day"
Gessler
"The Legend of William Tell"
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Literature Unit 4 Vocabulary
point of view
persona
third-person point of view
omniscient viewpoint
the perspective or angle from which a story is told
the person created by the author to tell the story, affecting…
the point of view in which the author refers to the character…
the viewpoint taken by an author who tells his story in third…
point of view
the perspective or angle from which a story is told
persona
the person created by the author to tell the story, affecting…
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TOG Y2 Unit 4 Rhetoric Literature Terms
Literary Analysis
Major/Main/Central Character
Minor/Peripheral Character
Sentence Structure
Making appropriate use of all available means in order to bet…
A character whose actions and personality are central to the…
A character whose actions and personality are less central to…
The characteristic length (or shortness), syntax (syntax refe…
Literary Analysis
Making appropriate use of all available means in order to bet…
Major/Main/Central Character
A character whose actions and personality are central to the…
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BJU 7 Literature Literary Terms Unit 4
metaphoric language
hyperbolic language
expository language
concrete language
language with lots of metaphors... use of metaphors and colorful…
exaggerated language for serious, ironic, or comedic effect
• Academic language that provides information and directions
Language that describes specific, observable things, people,…
metaphoric language
language with lots of metaphors... use of metaphors and colorful…
hyperbolic language
exaggerated language for serious, ironic, or comedic effect
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Literature Unit 4 Vocabulary Terms
Annul
Blasé
Bolster
Deplore
(Verb) To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperati…
(Adjective) Indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed…
(Verb) To support, to give a boost to; as a noun: a long pill…
(Verb) To feel or express regret or disapproval
Annul
(Verb) To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperati…
Blasé
(Adjective) Indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed…
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Literature Unit 4
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
to increase or make greater
Without definite form
An ideal example
Affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
to increase or make greater
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Exploring Literature Unit 4 Vocabulary
mood
scalding
dilapitated
epiphany
the feeling created by a piece of writing
burning water
run down
sudden and important realization
mood
the feeling created by a piece of writing
scalding
burning water
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AP Literature Unit 4 Vocabulary
mitigate
phlegmatic
propitious
prostrate
to lessen or sooth
sluggish
Favorable, giving good signs for the future, likely to work o…
lying flat
mitigate
to lessen or sooth
phlegmatic
sluggish
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Unit 4 Literature
character (n)
culture (n)
feature (n)
generation (n)
1) the particular combination of qualities that makes someone…
1) the beliefs, way of life, art, and customs that are shared…
a part of something that you notice because it seems importan…
1) all people of about the same age... 2) the average period of…
character (n)
1) the particular combination of qualities that makes someone…
culture (n)
1) the beliefs, way of life, art, and customs that are shared…
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World Literature terms Unit 4
Personification
Metaphor
Overstatement
Symbol
A comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanima…
An implied comparison in which one thing is described in term…
A poet exaggerate to emphasize a truth
A symbol has meaning in itself but also represents something…
Personification
A comparison in which human qualities are given to an inanima…
Metaphor
An implied comparison in which one thing is described in term…
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RLCA World Literature: Unit 4 Greek Literature Study Guide
The Greek civilization began in ______…
Crete is known as
This civilization was enterprising and…
Who invaded the Mycenaeans and acceler…
Crete
Minoan
Mycenaean
Dorians
The Greek civilization began in ______…
Crete
Crete is known as
Minoan
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TOG Y1 Unit 4 Rhetoric Literature Terms
Comedy
Comic Mode
Comic Plot
Sound Echoes Sense
A genre that depicts flawed characters who nevertheless grow,…
A usually humorous mode that explores human nature either 1)…
A plot in which the sympathetic character(s) experiences at l…
A literary principle whereby the author chooses one or more w…
Comedy
A genre that depicts flawed characters who nevertheless grow,…
Comic Mode
A usually humorous mode that explores human nature either 1)…
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TOG Y2 W28 Unit 4 Rhetoric Literature Terms
Ballad
Catalogue Structure
Comparative Structure
Controlling Image Structure
A short narrative poem that usually recounts vivid events in…
A type of poetic structure in which the poem mainly lists var…
A poetic structure that is built around one or more significa…
An image (including sub-types of images such as simile or met…
Ballad
A short narrative poem that usually recounts vivid events in…
Catalogue Structure
A type of poetic structure in which the poem mainly lists var…
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Literature Unit 4: Authors
William Butler Yeats
Emily Dickinson
Hermann Hesse
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The Folly of Being Comforted
It Sifts from Leaden Sieves
Alone
The Deserted House
William Butler Yeats
The Folly of Being Comforted
Emily Dickinson
It Sifts from Leaden Sieves
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Unit 4 Literature & Composition
Viaduct (n.)
Impervious (adj.)
Deviate (v.)
Obviate (v.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Unable to be affected
To depart ; especially from a path or plan
To make unnecessary; to avoid
Viaduct (n.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley
Impervious (adj.)
Unable to be affected
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Literature Unit 4
The Author's Resolution in a Sonnet
The Age of the Puritans
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Delight in Disorder
George Wither
1625-1660
Robert Herrick
Robert Herrick
The Author's Resolution in a Sonnet
George Wither
The Age of the Puritans
1625-1660
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10A Literature and Composition unit 4
Viaduct (n.)
Impervious (adj.)
Deviate (v.)
Obviate (v.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley.
Unable to be affected.
To depart, especially from a path or plan.
To make unnecessary.
Viaduct (n.)
A bridge that carries a road or railroad over a valley.
Impervious (adj.)
Unable to be affected.
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Literature Vocab Unit 4
Adventure story
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
A literary work in which action is the main element
A reference to a famous person, place, event, or a work of li…
A comparison of two things that are alike in one way
A short account of an event that is usually intended to enter…
Adventure story
A literary work in which action is the main element
Allusion
A reference to a famous person, place, event, or a work of li…
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Literature Unit 4
Puritans
John Milton
John Bunyan
Pilgrim's Progress
believed Christians should live a pure and holy life
the greatest poet of the time and the second greatest writer…
the greatest prose writer of the age
England's greatest allegory
Puritans
believed Christians should live a pure and holy life
John Milton
the greatest poet of the time and the second greatest writer…
12 terms
Literature Unit 4
Humorous essay
Significant events
Suspense
Cause
Brief work of nonfiction meant to amuse readers
These reveal information, cause other events, change the way…
A feeling of nervousness about the outcome of the events
What brings about an event or circumstance
Humorous essay
Brief work of nonfiction meant to amuse readers
Significant events
These reveal information, cause other events, change the way…
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Literature Unit 4
hyperbole
understatement
litotes
dramatic irony
intentional exaggeration
restraint or lack of emphasis for rhetorical effect
form of understatement that expresses a positive statement by…
irony in which the reader is aware of a plot development but…
hyperbole
intentional exaggeration
understatement
restraint or lack of emphasis for rhetorical effect
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Literature Vocabulary Unit 4
Annul
Blasé
Bolster
Deplore
V.... To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative;…
Adj.... Indifferent, bored as a result of having many pleasures;…
V.... To support, give a boost to... N.... A long pillow or supporting…
V.... To feel or express regret or disapproval
Annul
V.... To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative;…
Blasé
Adj.... Indifferent, bored as a result of having many pleasures;…
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Unit 4 Vocab (LITERATURE)
Acquit
Deem
Devastate
Discredit
(V.) To declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge comple…
(V.) To think, Believe, To consider, Have an opinion.... Synonym…
(V.) To destroy, Lay waste, Leave in ruins... Synonyms: Wreck, D…
(V.) To throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; To damage i…
Acquit
(V.) To declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge comple…
Deem
(V.) To think, Believe, To consider, Have an opinion.... Synonym…
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Unit 4 (Literature)
Connotations
Denotations
Imagery
Christopher Morley
Suggested meanings or associations
Literal meanings
The use of words which appeal to our senses
Wrote SMELLS
Connotations
Suggested meanings or associations
Denotations
Literal meanings
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Literature Vocab Unit 4
abscond
access
anarchy
arduous
(V) to run off and hide ... The object of the game "hide and see…
(N) approach or admittance to places (V) to obtain... 1) I was a…
(N) lack of government and law; confusion... There was total ana…
(adj) hard to do; requiring much effort... When work gets arduou…
abscond
(V) to run off and hide ... The object of the game "hide and see…
access
(N) approach or admittance to places (V) to obtain... 1) I was a…
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Literature: Unit 4 Literary Terms
Connotations
Denotations
Imagery
Figurative language
Suggested meanings or associations
Literal meanings
The use of words that appeal to our senses
Includes various types of comparisons (similes, metaphors, pe…
Connotations
Suggested meanings or associations
Denotations
Literal meanings
Unit 4 Vocab Literature
MIssinformation
reform
formative
Inept
untrue or wrong information
to bring back to rightness, order, or morality
occurring at the time of most influence
unskilled; clumsy
MIssinformation
untrue or wrong information
reform
to bring back to rightness, order, or morality
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Unit 4 Literature Vocabulary
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
archetype
courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or in…
shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or ch…
an original model on which something was patterned or replica…
affable
courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or in…
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