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AP American Literature and Composition Vocabulary Unit 1
Affinity
Fledgling
Hackneyed
Incessant
a preference
new
worn-out
nonstop
Affinity
a preference
Fledgling
new
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pre-AP American Literature Vocabulary List 1
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
(adj.) completely honest, straightforward
(v.) inference; guesswork
(adj.) instructive
(n.) mild, indirect or vague term, blunt; makes something sou…
candid
(adj.) completely honest, straightforward
conjecture
(v.) inference; guesswork
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AP American Literature Unit 1 Quotes
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
"I believe there are few events in my life, which have not ha…
"The distance of this province from the capital of Benin and…
"The manners and government of a people who have little comme…
"I remember a man was brought before my father, and the other…
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
"I believe there are few events in my life, which have not ha…
Olaudah Equiano (Chapter I)
"The distance of this province from the capital of Benin and…
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AP American Literature Vocabulary
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
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Pre-AP American Literature
indignant
perfidious
sanguine
enervating
angry; resentful; outraged; annoyed
disloyal
optimistic; cheerful; hopeful
tiring, weakening
indignant
angry; resentful; outraged; annoyed
perfidious
disloyal
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AP Language and American Literature Vocabulary 1-4
benevolence
exemplary
reputable
gentility
kindness or goodwill
commendable
respectable
refinement
benevolence
kindness or goodwill
exemplary
commendable
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AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
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AP American Literature: Appeals
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack)
Example of Ad Hominem
Bandwagon Fallacy
Example of Bandwagon Fallacy
an argument in which you offer premises that you the arguer d…
William Dembski argues that modern biology supports the idea…
arguments that appeal to the growing popularity of an idea as…
Increasingly, people are coming to believe that Eastern relig…
Ad Hominem (Personal Attack)
an argument in which you offer premises that you the arguer d…
Example of Ad Hominem
William Dembski argues that modern biology supports the idea…
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Vocabulary AP American Literature
Abhor
Amicable
Benevolent
Camaraderie
To really hate
Agreeable
Friendly, helpful
Togetherness, trust, group dynamic of trust
Abhor
To really hate
Amicable
Agreeable
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AP American Literature Vocabulary
Debilitate
Sanctimonious
Dogmatic
Quell
To impair the strength of, to weaken
Feigning piety or righteousness
Stubbornly attached to insufficiently proven beliefs
To put down by force, to suppress
Debilitate
To impair the strength of, to weaken
Sanctimonious
Feigning piety or righteousness
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AP American Literature Vocabulary
Circumspect
Perspicacious
Pragmatic
Didactic
Careful, prudent and discreet
Shrewd and clear-sighted
Practical
Intrusive
Circumspect
Careful, prudent and discreet
Perspicacious
Shrewd and clear-sighted
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AP American Literature Vocabulary
Abstract
Cacophonous
Discordant
Enhance
Theoretical
harsh sounding
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or de…
Abstract
Theoretical
Cacophonous
harsh sounding
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AP American 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 American Literature Vocabulary
Haughty
Visage
Flagrant
Spectral
Blatantly and disdainfully proud
The face, countenance, or appearance of a person
Conspicuously offensive
Of, relating to, or a suggesting a specter; ghostly
Haughty
Blatantly and disdainfully proud
Visage
The face, countenance, or appearance of a person
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AP American Literature Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Amplification
Anadiplosis
The recurrence of initial consonant sound.
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
Repeating a word or expression while adding more detail to it…
Repeats the last word of one phrase, clause, or sentence at o…
Alliteration
The recurrence of initial consonant sound.
Allusion
A short informal reference to a famous person or event
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AP American Literature Terms
Anaphora
Malapropism
Non sequitur
Oxymoron
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
Mistaken use of a word that sounds like another word
A conclusion or statement that does not follow the previous s…
Contradictory terms in conjunction
Anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
Malapropism
Mistaken use of a word that sounds like another word
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AP American Literature Final
Captain Anthony
Colonel Edward Lloyd
Lucretia Auld
Captain Thomas Auld
Douglass's first master and probably his father. Anthony is t…
Captain Anthony's boss and Douglass's first owner. Colonel Ll…
Captain Anthony's daughter and Thomas Auld's wife. After Capt…
Lucretia Auld's husband and Hugh Auld's brother. Thomas Auld…
Captain Anthony
Douglass's first master and probably his father. Anthony is t…
Colonel Edward Lloyd
Captain Anthony's boss and Douglass's first owner. Colonel Ll…
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AP American Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Transcendentalism
Allusion
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
noun. nineteenth century movement in the Romantic tradition,…
noun.... reference to someone or something that is known from hi…
Allegory
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
Alliteration
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
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CLEP American Literature 1
John Smith
William Bradford
John Winthrop
Anne Bradstreet
"The General History of Virginia", "A Description of New Engl…
"Of Plymouth Plantation", "The Mayflower Compact"
"A Model of Christian Charity"
"The Prologue", "The Author to Her Book", "Some Verses on the…
John Smith
"The General History of Virginia", "A Description of New Engl…
William Bradford
"Of Plymouth Plantation", "The Mayflower Compact"
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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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American Literature Week 1
circumspect
phototropic
phosphorescent
photogenic
Careful; mindful of rules and consequences
tending to grow or move towards light
giving off light without heat
attractive in pictures or photographs
circumspect
Careful; mindful of rules and consequences
phototropic
tending to grow or move towards light
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AP American Lit: Unit 1 and 2 (Literature Track)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
a narrative either in verse or prose, in which characters, ac…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
a brief reference to a person, event, or place in history, or…
a comparison made between two items, situations, or ideas tha…
allegory
a narrative either in verse or prose, in which characters, ac…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
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Pre-AP American Literature - Vocab List #1, Cycle 1
candid
conjecture
didactic
euphemism
(adj.) completely honest; straightforward.
(v.) inference; guesswork.
(adj.) instructive.
(n.) a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh…
candid
(adj.) completely honest; straightforward.
conjecture
(v.) inference; guesswork.
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American Literature Terms 1
parallelism
repetition
imagery
rhetorical question
the grammatical framing of words to give structural similarit…
the duplication of any word, phrase, etc.
the sensory details used to describe, arouse emotion, etc.; i…
a question that is asked merely for effect and does not expec…
parallelism
the grammatical framing of words to give structural similarit…
repetition
the duplication of any word, phrase, etc.
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AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
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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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American Literature Vocabulary #1
absolve
adamant
amiable
amoral
(v) to find innocent or blameless
(adj) not giving in; stubborn
(adj) good-natured; friendly and pleasant
(adj) lacking a moral sense; without principles
absolve
(v) to find innocent or blameless
adamant
(adj) not giving in; stubborn
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American Literature B1
diverse
diversity (n)
maintain
maintenance (n)
(adj) different, or varied
diversity (n) diversify (v) diverse (adj) diversely (adv)
(v) to keep the same. take care of
maintenance (n) maintain (v)
diverse
(adj) different, or varied
diversity (n)
diversity (n) diversify (v) diverse (adj) diversely (adv)
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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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Vocab - SAT 1 - American Literature
Abash
Abate
Abide
Ablution
to make ashamed or uneasy
to reduce
to remain; continue; stay; endure
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
Abate
to reduce
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American Literature Vocabulary List 1
redemption
benighted
sable
diabolic
the act of making something better or more acceptable; the ac…
involved in or due to moral darkness or ignorance
black in color; dark, also could be an animal
devilish
redemption
the act of making something better or more acceptable; the ac…
benighted
involved in or due to moral darkness or ignorance
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American Literature 2-1 Vocabulary
foreclose
execute
sacrifice
sullen
verb - to take back property because the money owed for the p…
verb - to do something that you have planned to do or been to…
noun - the act of giving up something that you want to keep e…
adjective - used to describe an angry or unhappy person who d…
foreclose
verb - to take back property because the money owed for the p…
execute
verb - to do something that you have planned to do or been to…
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AP American Literature: Syntax Terms
Declarative
Imperative
Interrogative
Exclamatory
Assertive statement
Authoritive command
asks a question
expresses emotion
Declarative
Assertive statement
Imperative
Authoritive command
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AP Language & American Literature Terms
diction
figurative language
rhetoric
rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (can be described as: forma…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
diction
the word choices made by a writer (can be described as: forma…
figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
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American Literature Vocabulary A1
Libel
Dispatch
Forsake
Immense
(n.) a statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputatio…
(v.) to send off or out for a purpose
(v.) to give up
(adj.) very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurem…
Libel
(n.) a statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputatio…
Dispatch
(v.) to send off or out for a purpose
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AP American Literature: Rhetoric Devices
apostrophe
example of apostrophe
maxim
example of maxim
when the author or speaker detaches themselves from reality a…
twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are
thought with moralistic values that intends to motivate indiv…
it's better to be safe than sorry
apostrophe
when the author or speaker detaches themselves from reality a…
example of apostrophe
twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are
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AP Literature 1-60
synecdoche
metonymy
metaphor
simile
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
a comparison of two things, not using like or as
a mode of comparison using like or as
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a whole
metonymy
the substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for t…
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AP American Literature Rhetorical Terms
Argument
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Effect
Persona
Author's opinion/belief/POV normally supported by evidence
The art of persuasion
Intellectual, emotional or psychological impact on the reader
A character created by an author to represent himself
Argument
Author's opinion/belief/POV normally supported by evidence
Rhetoric
The art of persuasion
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Clark American Literature 1
self-evident
shabby
birthright
ardently
(n.) obvious; requiring no proof or explanation.
(adj.) 1. worn or faded from use or wear; dressed in worn-out…
(n.) a privilege or possession into which one is born.
(adv.) with passion or energy
self-evident
(n.) obvious; requiring no proof or explanation.
shabby
(adj.) 1. worn or faded from use or wear; dressed in worn-out…
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AP American Literature Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Transcendentalism
Allusion
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
noun. nineteenth century movement in the Romantic tradition,…
noun.... reference to someone or something that is known from hi…
Allegory
noun.... story or poem in which characters, settings, and events…
Alliteration
noun.... repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in w…
31 terms
AP American Literature Unit 2
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
"To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true fo…
"A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light w…
"The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none bu…
"The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is i…
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
"To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true fo…
Ralph Waldo Emmerson (Self-Reliance)
"A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light w…
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AP American Literature Rhetorical Terms
Diction
Figurative Language
Rhetoric
Rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer... such as: formal, semi forma…
language employing one or more figures of speech... such as: sim…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
Diction
the word choices made by a writer... such as: formal, semi forma…
Figurative Language
language employing one or more figures of speech... such as: sim…
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AP Lit. Packet "American Literature"
1607-1776
1765-1790
1775-1828
1828-1865
Colonial Period... -founding of Jamestown to American Revolution…
The Revolutionary Period... -greatest docs. authored... -Thomas Pai…
The Early National Period... -literature that could be... truly id…
The Romantic Period (American Renaissance/Age of Transcendent…
1607-1776
Colonial Period... -founding of Jamestown to American Revolution…
1765-1790
The Revolutionary Period... -greatest docs. authored... -Thomas Pai…
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AP Literature Vocab 1
Abstraction
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
Latin for "to the man"; attacking the arguer and not the argu…
Sound device, repetition of beginning consonant sounds. Examp…
Figure of speech which makes a brief reference to an historic…
Abstraction
A concept or value that cannot be seen (love, honor, courage,…
Ad Hominem
Latin for "to the man"; attacking the arguer and not the argu…
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American Literature Vocabulary Module #1
accost
affable
approbation
felicity
to approach and speak to
pleasant and at ease
approval; recommendation
state of being happy; something that causes happiness
accost
to approach and speak to
affable
pleasant and at ease
AP LANGUAGE/AMERICAN LITERATURE FALLACIES
appeal for sympathy
bandwagon
appeal to tradition
slippery slope
ignores the real issue by emotional appeal
(appeal to the crowd or masses) this is when a statement is a…
this says that we should continue to do things as we have don…
(scare tactics) suggests that one step will inevitably lead t…
appeal for sympathy
ignores the real issue by emotional appeal
bandwagon
(appeal to the crowd or masses) this is when a statement is a…
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AP English Early American Literature
Provoke
Melancholy
Inconceivable
Style
To anger
Sad ... Gloomy... Sorrowful
Unimaginable ... Beyond understanding
How the author chooses to write ... Word choice
Provoke
To anger
Melancholy
Sad ... Gloomy... Sorrowful
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AP American Literature- Rhetorical Devices
Diction
Figurative language
Rhetoric
Rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
Diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
Figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
84 terms
AP American Literature- Rhetorical Devices
Diction
Figurative language
Rhetoric
Rhetorical devices
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
the art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persua…
literary techniques used to heighten the effectiveness of exp…
Diction
the word choices made by a writer (diction can be described a…
Figurative language
language employing one or more figures of speech (simile, met…
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AP lang and comp: american literature
realism
components of realism
naturalism
components of naturalism
the representation of art (including literature) of the detai…
1) settings: realistically show real- life conditions for peo…
attempts to apply specific principles of objectivity and deta…
1) philosophy: "virtue and vice are products like vitriol and…
realism
the representation of art (including literature) of the detai…
components of realism
1) settings: realistically show real- life conditions for peo…
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