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American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral
Framers
Magna Carta
Federalists
Another name for a one house legislature.
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
An agreement that allowed for trial by jury and due process o…
People who favored the ratification of the Constitution.
Unicameral
Another name for a one house legislature.
Framers
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
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Holt Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Characterization
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Protagonist
The way the writer creates characters in the story and how th…
The author tells us directly what the character is like. Exam…
The author gives you clues about what the person is like. Clu…
The main character of the story, but this person is NOT alway…
Characterization
The way the writer creates characters in the story and how th…
Direct Characterization
The author tells us directly what the character is like. Exam…
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Literary terms chapter 2
Central Asian/Oxus civilization:
Code of Hammurabi:
Egypt: "the gift of the Nile
Epic of Gilgamesh
A major First Civilization that emerged around 2200 B.C.E. in…
A series of laws publicized at the order of King Hammurabi of…
Egypt is often known as "the gift of the Nile" because the re…
The most famous extant literary work from ancient Mesopotamia…
Central Asian/Oxus civilization:
A major First Civilization that emerged around 2200 B.C.E. in…
Code of Hammurabi:
A series of laws publicized at the order of King Hammurabi of…
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Main Idea or Point
Objective Writing
Narration
Biography
The most important point or focus of the passage.
Writing that presents facts without revealing the writer's fe…
Writing that tells a story.
An account of a person's life, written by another person.
Main Idea or Point
The most important point or focus of the passage.
Objective Writing
Writing that presents facts without revealing the writer's fe…
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American Journey Chapter 2 Terms
classical civilizations
technology
an astrolabe
a pilgrimage
ancient Greek and Roman works
the use of scientific knowledge for useful purposes (maps, pr…
an instrument to measure the positions of the stars
a journey to a holy place
classical civilizations
ancient Greek and Roman works
technology
the use of scientific knowledge for useful purposes (maps, pr…
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Chapter 2 literary terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (Real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order... Ex. I go where I please,…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (Real or fictiti…
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Literary Terms Chapter 2
Character Traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel and…
The reason why a character acts, or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Character Traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel and…
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American Government: Chapter 2 - Terms
Feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
document that declared that people could not be deprived of t…
document signed by King Charles that warned him that he is su…
Feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
charters
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
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The American Journey: Modern Times, Chapter 2 terms
Border state
Ironclad
Bounty
Entrench
State between the North and the South that was divided over w…
Armored naval vessel
Sum of money paid to encourage volunteers
Occupying a strong defensive position
Border state
State between the North and the South that was divided over w…
Ironclad
Armored naval vessel
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The American Vision Chapter 2 Terms
customs duties
inflation
nonimportation agreement
writ of assistance
Taxes on imports and exports.
The loss of value of money.
A pledge by merchants not to buy imported goods from a partic…
A search warrant enabling customs officers to enter any locat…
customs duties
Taxes on imports and exports.
inflation
The loss of value of money.
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Literary terms chapter 2
Speculate
Conspicuous
Spector
Impediment
Theory
Attracting attention
Ghost or vision
Barrier
Speculate
Theory
Conspicuous
Attracting attention
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Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The writer explains straight out, or directly, what the chara…
Clues are often found in the characters' words, private thoug…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
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Literary Terms , Chapter 2 .
Protagonist Character Traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
AThe reason why a character the reason why a character The sp…
The way writers reveal how characters think , feel & act . In…
The way a character acts or thinks in a certain way
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Protagonist Character Traits
AThe reason why a character the reason why a character The sp…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how characters think , feel & act . In…
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Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The way a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her Beha…
The character who is the same at the end of the story as at t…
The reasons why a character Acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets actio…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her Beha…
Characterization
The character who is the same at the end of the story as at t…
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Literary Terms Chapter 2
Character Traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or thinks in a certain way
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Character Traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Plot
Structure
Conflict
Protagonist
A sequence of significant actions that are arranged towards a…
The way the significant actions are arranged in a certain seq…
When different actions, ideas, desires, or wills collide
The main character in a story who has something opposing them
Plot
A sequence of significant actions that are arranged towards a…
Structure
The way the significant actions are arranged in a certain seq…
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Literary terms Chapter 2
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Hyperbole
Alliteration
a word that sounds like what it is. Eg. zipper, Wham!, Boom!
giving human characteristics to something that is not human.…
an exaggeration used to make a point. ... Eg. I bet I gained a h…
the repeating of beginning consonant sounds ... Eg. crispy, crun…
Onomatopoeia
a word that sounds like what it is. Eg. zipper, Wham!, Boom!
Personification
giving human characteristics to something that is not human.…
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literary terms chapter 2
narrator
point of view
total omniscience
limited omniscience
a fictional character who supposedly tells the story
the role the narrator plays in the events and any limits plac…
when the narrator knows everything about all of the character…
when the narrator sees into the minds of some but not all cha…
narrator
a fictional character who supposedly tells the story
point of view
the role the narrator plays in the events and any limits plac…
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms
prose
fiction
non-fiction
satire
what people write and speak most of the time in everyday life…
novel, short story, novella
autobiography or biographies
a mode/manifestation of authorial attitude and purpose; techn…
prose
what people write and speak most of the time in everyday life…
fiction
novel, short story, novella
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Literary terms chapter 2
Character trait
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
A special quality of a character such as his or her behaviors…
The way how writers reveal how and why a character thinks, fe…
The reason why a character acts or reason acts ot thinks in a…
The main character in a story usually the one who set the act…
Character trait
A special quality of a character such as his or her behaviors…
Characterization
The way how writers reveal how and why a character thinks, fe…
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Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Charaterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how charaters think, feel and act.
The reason why characters act and think in a certain way.
The main character in the story usally the one that set actio…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Charaterization
The way writers reveal how charaters think, feel and act.
Literary terms Chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or think in a certain way
The main character in a story, usually the who sets the actio…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
Literary Terms Chapter 2
Character Traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
the special qualities of a character
the way writers reveal how and why characters act and feel
the reason why a character acts or thinks in a certain way
the main character in a story
Character Traits
the special qualities of a character
Characterization
the way writers reveal how and why characters act and feel
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Literary terms chapter 2
Character trait
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
A special quality of a character, such as his or her behavior…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, ac…
The reason why a character acts or thinks a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who set the ac…
Character trait
A special quality of a character, such as his or her behavior…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, ac…
20 terms
Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order Ex: I know what i like,…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place (real or fictiti…
11 terms
Literary Terms Chapter 2
Charater traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Charater traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
11 terms
Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Motivation
Protagonist
Antagonist
The special, such as his or her behavior,value,habits,linked…
The reason why a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character of the story usually the one who sets the…
The character or force that blokes the protagonist from achie…
Character traits
The special, such as his or her behavior,value,habits,linked…
Motivation
The reason why a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
11 terms
Chapter 2 literary terms
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in the story, usually the one who sets the…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
11 terms
Literary terms - Chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reason why a character acts or thinks a certain way
The main character in the story, the one that usually sets th…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
11 terms
Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character such as his or her behav…
The way writers reveal on how and why characters think feel a…
The reason why a characters act think in a certain way
The main character in a story usually the one that sets the a…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character such as his or her behav…
Characterization
The way writers reveal on how and why characters think feel a…
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Chapter 2 literary terms
Character
Character Traits
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Individual in a story, poem, or play
a word that describes someone
The writer tells us directly what the character is like (gene…
Describes how the character looks and dresses.... Letting us hea…
Character
Individual in a story, poem, or play
Character Traits
a word that describes someone
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Character
Character traits
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
A person or animal in a story, poem, or play
A character trait is a word that describes a person.
Direct characterization tells the audience what the personali…
Indirect characterization is when the narrator shows the read…
Character
A person or animal in a story, poem, or play
Character traits
A character trait is a word that describes a person.
Literary Terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character
The way writters reveal how and why characters thinks
The reasons why a character acts or thinks in a certain way
The main character in a story
Character traits
The special qualities of a character
Characterization
The way writters reveal how and why characters thinks
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Literary Terms- Chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or thinks I'm a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
11 terms
Literary terms chapter 2
Character traits
Characterization
Motivation
Protagonist
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
The reasons why a character acts or thinks in a certain way.
The main character in a story, usually the one who sets the a…
Character traits
The special qualities of a character, such as his or her beha…
Characterization
The way writers reveal how and why characters think, feel, an…
15 terms
Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Total omniscience
Limited omniscience
Impartial omniscience
Editorial omniscience
point of view in which the narrator knows everything about al…
point of view in which the narrator sees into the minds of so…
point of view employed when an omniscient narrator, who prese…
point of view employed when an omniscient narrator goes beyon…
Total omniscience
point of view in which the narrator knows everything about al…
Limited omniscience
point of view in which the narrator sees into the minds of so…
20 terms
Chapter 2 literary terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repition of the sams sound begining several words or syllable…
Bread reference to a person event or place (real or fictitiou…
Religion of a word or phase the beginning of successive phras…
Repetition of words in reverse order ... Example:one to three, t…
Alliteration
Repition of the sams sound begining several words or syllable…
Allusion
Bread reference to a person event or place (real or fictitiou…
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literary terms - chapter 2
imperative sentence
personification
cumulative sentence
zeugma
sentence used to command or enjoin
attribution of a lifelike quality to an inanimate object or a…
sentence that completes the main idea at the beginning of the…
use of two different words in a grammatically similar way tha…
imperative sentence
sentence used to command or enjoin
personification
attribution of a lifelike quality to an inanimate object or a…
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American History - Chapter 2
Christopher Columbus
Ferdinand Magellan
Circumnavigate
The Columbian Exchange
Explorer who hoped to reach Asia by selling west from Spain,…
First explorer to circumnavigate the globe
travel around the earth
exchange of people, products and ideas between the Eastern an…
Christopher Columbus
Explorer who hoped to reach Asia by selling west from Spain,…
Ferdinand Magellan
First explorer to circumnavigate the globe
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms and Vocabulary
conflict
external conflict
internal conflict
resolution
a problem
When characters struggle with forces outside themselves
when characters struggle with forces within themselves.
outcome of a story
conflict
a problem
external conflict
When characters struggle with forces outside themselves
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chapter 2 literary terms
character ... [ kar-ik-ter]... Noun
character ... [ kar-ik-ter]... adjective
character ... [ kar-ik-ter]... verb
Character traits ... [kar-ik-ter treyt]... N…
1.... the aggregate of features and traits that form the individ…
1. (of a part or role) representing a personality type, espec…
1, to portray; describe.... 2. to engrave; inscribe.
1. a distinguishing characteristic or quality, especially of…
character ... [ kar-ik-ter]... Noun
1.... the aggregate of features and traits that form the individ…
character ... [ kar-ik-ter]... adjective
1. (of a part or role) representing a personality type, espec…
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Chapter 2 literary terms
1. Character
2. Character traits
3. Direct characterization
4. Indirect characterization
The story's actor
Special qualities
Is the process by which the writer reveals the personality of…
A technique writers use to reveal characters traits
1. Character
The story's actor
2. Character traits
Special qualities
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Main Idea or Point
Objective Writing
Narration
Biography
The most important point or focus of the passage.
Writing that presents facts without revealing the writer's fe…
Writing that tells a story.
An account of a person's life, written by another person.
Main Idea or Point
The most important point or focus of the passage.
Objective Writing
Writing that presents facts without revealing the writer's fe…
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Literary terms Chapter 2
dramatic situation
exposition
complication
protagonist
people are involved in conflicts that solicit the audiences e…
part of story, usually near the beginning, in which character…
an intensification of the conflict in a story or play
the leading character or hero of a drama or other literary work
dramatic situation
people are involved in conflicts that solicit the audiences e…
exposition
part of story, usually near the beginning, in which character…
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American History Chapter 2 Terms
Who was George Washington?
Who was Benjamin Franklin?
What was the French and Indian War?
Who was King George III?
A Founding Father who fought in the French and Indian War, co…
A Founding Father who was a statesmen, inventor, scientist, a…
From 1754 to 1763, the French and Indians battled against Gre…
One of the longest reigning British monarch who oversaw the F…
Who was George Washington?
A Founding Father who fought in the French and Indian War, co…
Who was Benjamin Franklin?
A Founding Father who was a statesmen, inventor, scientist, a…
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Literary Terms Chapter 2
Frame story
Exemplum
Personification
Situational irony
A plot structure that includes the telling of a story within…
A brief story used as an example to illustrate a moral lesson
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, force of natur…
The outcome of a situation is the opposite of expectations
Frame story
A plot structure that includes the telling of a story within…
Exemplum
A brief story used as an example to illustrate a moral lesson
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Chapter 2 literary terms
character
character traits
direct charecterization
indirect charecterization
indivisual in a story, poem, or play
A characters personality/ demeanor
The writer tells us directly what the character is like
We have to put clues together to figure out what a character…
character
indivisual in a story, poem, or play
character traits
A characters personality/ demeanor
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Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Exoteric treatise
Esoteric work
Tragedy
Hamartia
A text meant for general publication.
Intended for or understood by only a small group, especially…
A dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a seriou…
A term used by Aristotle in the Poetics to refer to the tragi…
Exoteric treatise
A text meant for general publication.
Esoteric work
Intended for or understood by only a small group, especially…
20 terms
Chapter 2 Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Antimetabole
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Brief reference to a person, event, or place or to a work of…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Repetition of words in reverse order. ... (Businesses do not pla…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same sound beginning several words or sylla…
Allusion
Brief reference to a person, event, or place or to a work of…
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