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1 ap language ( American literature)
Censure (v)
Innocuous
Monotonous
Abiding
To express severe disapproval
Harmless or inoffensive (antonym = noxious/toxic)
Boring/routine/mundane
Lasting in memory (antonym= temporary/ephemeral)
Censure (v)
To express severe disapproval
Innocuous
Harmless or inoffensive (antonym = noxious/toxic)
54 terms
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
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
6 terms
Pre-AP american literature vocab set 1
didactic (adj)
insinuate (verb)
rhetoric (noun)
ascertain (v)
instructive
to imply or communicate stealthily
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
to find out, as through investigation experimentation
didactic (adj)
instructive
insinuate (verb)
to imply or communicate stealthily
175 terms
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 Language and American Literature Vocabulary 1-4
benevolence
exemplary
reputable
gentility
kindness or goodwill
commendable
respectable
refinement
benevolence
kindness or goodwill
exemplary
commendable
85 terms
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…
33 terms
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…
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
25 terms
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
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
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
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
78 terms
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
12 terms
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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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
14 terms
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…
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…
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
10 terms
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…
AP American Lit: Unit 1-3 (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
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.
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…
26 terms
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
19 terms
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.
75 terms
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…
35 terms
AP American Literature - The Mysterious Stranger
year and town of story?
Theodor
Satan
Nikolaus Bauman
this story takes place in: ... Eseldorf, Austria, in 1590 during…
narrator/main character of the story... ends up being a "mere th…
the nephew of the actual angel who fell from heaven. ... An ange…
son of the principal judge of the local court. He is later do…
year and town of story?
this story takes place in: ... Eseldorf, Austria, in 1590 during…
Theodor
narrator/main character of the story... ends up being a "mere th…
23 terms
American Literature A/AP Rhetorical Terms (Semester 1)
argument
rhetoric
effect
persona
an author's point of view or perspective
the manipulation of language
the emotional, intellectual, or psychological impact on the r…
the character that an author develops to represent themself
argument
an author's point of view or perspective
rhetoric
the manipulation of language
20 terms
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
36 terms
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"
25 terms
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
American Literature (Semester 1)
Stereotype
Stoic
Indigenous
Sovereignty
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
(adj) emotionless
(adj) native to a place
(n) govering over ones self
Stereotype
(n) an over simplified generalization about an entire group t…
Stoic
(adj) emotionless
American Literature CLEP #1
Surrealism
Satire
Regionalism
Realism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representatio…
literary method asserting that only ideas are "real"
Surrealism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
Satire
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
7 terms
American Literature 1
Rhetoric
The Big Three
Diction
Syntax
___ is the choice and use of words.
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
___ is the art or study of using language effectively and per…
___ is the way an author constructs a sentence and how it aff…
Rhetoric
___ is the choice and use of words.
The Big Three
___ is language used to describe someone or something by comp…
24 terms
American Literature CLEP #1
Surrealism
Satire
Regionalism
Realism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representatio…
literary method asserting that only ideas are "real"
Surrealism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
Satire
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
32 terms
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)
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…
24 terms
American Literature CLEP #1
Surrealism
Satire
Regionalism
Realism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representatio…
literary method asserting that only ideas are "real"
Surrealism
a movement in art emphasizing the expression of the imaginati…
Satire
a work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor…
10 terms
Honors American literature vocab 1
absolve; forgiveness
adamant; unshakeable
amiable; friendly
amoral; unprincipled
to clear guilt of
firm
good natured
lacking ethical principles
absolve; forgiveness
to clear guilt of
adamant; unshakeable
firm
30 terms
American Literature A/AP Vocab Final (semester 1)
antipathy
capricious
enmity
erudite
(n) a strong dislike or aversion
(adj) fickle, impulsive, unpredictable
(n) deep-seated hatred
(adj) deeply learned; showing extensive knowledge
antipathy
(n) a strong dislike or aversion
capricious
(adj) fickle, impulsive, unpredictable
17 terms
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…
Ap Lang Native American Literature
Jonathan Edwards
Anne Bradstreet
Olaudah Equiano
William Byrd
"The Great Awakening"
"Upon the Burning of our house" "The author to her book"
"Slave Ship Experience
"History of the Dividing Line"
Jonathan Edwards
"The Great Awakening"
Anne Bradstreet
"Upon the Burning of our house" "The author to her book"
10 terms
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
145 terms
Worrall- AP Literary Terms and American Literature Movements
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds
reference to something else (usually in literature)
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
allegory
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds
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
60 terms
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…
144 terms
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…
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…
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…
83 terms
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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