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Vocab Card 10 - American Literature
Crestfallen
gallant
henpecked
berate
sad
brave
when you let your wife wear the pants
scold, harass, criticize
Crestfallen
sad
gallant
brave
136 terms
English 10 Literature Terms
Figurative language
Simile
Cacophony
Theme
artful deviation from literal speech or normal word order
Comparison of two things stated using like or as
Language of harshness and dissonance
Recurring or emerging ideas in a work
Figurative language
artful deviation from literal speech or normal word order
Simile
Comparison of two things stated using like or as
12 terms
World Literature Week 10
Decriminalize
Incriminate
Recrimination
Culpable
To do away with legal penalties for
to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
an accusation made in reply; a countercharge
deserving blame
Decriminalize
To do away with legal penalties for
Incriminate
to reveal guilt or make (someone) appear guilty
41 terms
Literature 10
Ulysses
In Memoriun
In memorium
Enoch Arden
Striving no matter what end may be
Grief and doubt changed to restored faith
Tis better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at…
Lost at sea for 10 yrs.
Ulysses
Striving no matter what end may be
In Memoriun
Grief and doubt changed to restored faith
10 terms
Literature 10
Annotation
Archetype
Argument
Autobiography
...a note of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram.
...a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
...an exchange of diverging or opposite views, typically a he…
...an account of a person's life written by that person.
Annotation
...a note of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram.
Archetype
...a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
10 terms
Literature 10
Abstract
Aesthetic
Allusion
Analogy
difficult to understand
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Abstract
difficult to understand
Aesthetic
(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
10 terms
Literature 10
Abstract
Aesthetic
Allusion
Analogy
difficult to understand
concerning the appreciation of beauty
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Abstract
difficult to understand
Aesthetic
concerning the appreciation of beauty
10th Grade Literature Vocabulary 1-10
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Annotation
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a l…
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
10 terms
Literature #10
Anapest
Blank Verse
Caesura
Dactyl
a foot or unit of poetry consisting of two light syllables fo…
unrhymed lines of ten syllables each with even-numbered sylla…
a pause separating phrases within lines of poetry
a three-syllable foot consisting of a heavy stress and two li…
Anapest
a foot or unit of poetry consisting of two light syllables fo…
Blank Verse
unrhymed lines of ten syllables each with even-numbered sylla…
10 terms
American Literature Unit 10 Vocabulary (1-10)
acquiesce
allure
askew
blithe
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
(adj., adv.) twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
(adj.) cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
allure
(v.) to entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary 10
chide
sanctimonious
dichotomy
reticent
(v.) to scold
(adj.) hypocritically holy; making a pretense of religious fe…
(n.) division into two parts
(adj.) shy; unwilling to reveal information
chide
(v.) to scold
sanctimonious
(adj.) hypocritically holy; making a pretense of religious fe…
12 terms
Literature 10
Finnegan's Wake is notable for its exp…
The Call of the Wild is a short advent…
Atlas Shrugged depicts a dystopian Uni…
To Kill a Mockingbird focuses on six-y…
James Joyce
Jack London
Ayn Rand
Harper Lee
Finnegan's Wake is notable for its exp…
James Joyce
The Call of the Wild is a short advent…
Jack London
9 terms
Literature Terms Grade 10
conflict man vs. man
conflict man vs. self
conflict man vs. nature
dynamic (round) character
A conflict between two humans
A conflict between man and himself (within himself)
A conflict between man and nature
A dramatic character who undergoes an important inner change
conflict man vs. man
A conflict between two humans
conflict man vs. self
A conflict between man and himself (within himself)
Literature les 10
Cacophony
Callous
Carp
Gruff
A harsh, jarring sound
Feeling or showing a lack of concern for others
To find fault and complain constantly
Stern, surly
Cacophony
A harsh, jarring sound
Callous
Feeling or showing a lack of concern for others
30 terms
Russian Literature, Eng. 10
First person narrative
Thesis Statement
Allusion
Irony
A narrative told by a character involved in the story, using…
A statement or sentence that states the purpose of a paper or…
A writer's way of referring to something without say it. Ex.…
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
First person narrative
A narrative told by a character involved in the story, using…
Thesis Statement
A statement or sentence that states the purpose of a paper or…
10 terms
10 - Jacobean Literature
discourse
disposition
affectation
confute
communication of thought by words; talk; conversation
arrangement or placing
a false appearance or assumption of a state, quality, or manner
to prove to be false or invalid; disprove
discourse
communication of thought by words; talk; conversation
disposition
arrangement or placing
10 terms
British Literature Vocabulary List #10
abrasive (adj)
begrudge (v)
diatribe (n)
frivolous (adj)
rough like sandpaper or causing friction or tension
to feel ill will or regard someone or something with displeas…
a harsh verbal attack, sharp criticism or rant
of little value or importance
abrasive (adj)
rough like sandpaper or causing friction or tension
begrudge (v)
to feel ill will or regard someone or something with displeas…
10 terms
10 literature: Poetry Metalanguage
Anaphora
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Assonance
The same word repeated at the beginning of several lines.
A word at imitates or resembles the source of the sound it de…
The use of words beginning with the same letter or sound.
The repetition of specific vowel sounds.
Anaphora
The same word repeated at the beginning of several lines.
Onomatopoeia
A word at imitates or resembles the source of the sound it de…
10 terms
AP Literature 1-10
Synecdoche
Metonymy
Metaphor
Simile
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
A figure of speech that uses the name of an object, person, o…
A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to…
A comparison of two dissimilar things using "like" or "as."
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
Metonymy
A figure of speech that uses the name of an object, person, o…
24 terms
[English 10] Elements of Literature
Theme
Symbol
Internal Conflicts
External Conflicts
A central idea or insight throughout a piece of literature.
Something that means more than what it literally is.
Man vs Himself
Man vs Man... Man vs Fate... Man vs Nature/Animal... Man vs Society... Ma…
Theme
A central idea or insight throughout a piece of literature.
Symbol
Something that means more than what it literally is.
Literature 10, terms
Abstract
Aesthetic
Allusion
Analogy
difficult to understand
concerning the appreciation of beauty
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
Abstract
difficult to understand
Aesthetic
concerning the appreciation of beauty
10 terms
American Literature Unit 9 Vocabulary (1-10)
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
20 terms
10/28 Literature Vocab
Aghast
Annul
Apparition
Assert
filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to…
a ghost or ghostly figure; an unexplained or unusual appearance
to state with force or confidence
Aghast
filled with amazement, disgust, fear, or terror
Annul
To reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 10
Hero/ Heroine
Heroic Couplet
Homily
Hubris
main character who has strength or moral character, a noble c…
two successive lines of rhymed poetry in iambic pentameter
a long speech denouncing someone or something; a story or lec…
the pride or overconfidence which often leads a hero to overl…
Hero/ Heroine
main character who has strength or moral character, a noble c…
Heroic Couplet
two successive lines of rhymed poetry in iambic pentameter
10 terms
Literature Vocab 10
Hackneyed (adj)
Paragon (n)
Ascribe (v)
Inconsequential (adj)
Definition: a phrase or idea lacking significance through hav…
Definition: a person or thing regarded as perfect; a model of…
Definition: to assign (as to a cause); to think of as coming…
Definition: unimportant; petty, trivial... Synonym: minor, insig…
Hackneyed (adj)
Definition: a phrase or idea lacking significance through hav…
Paragon (n)
Definition: a person or thing regarded as perfect; a model of…
Literature 10/12/16
Dearth
Consented
Pity
Wept
Lack of something
Give permission for something to happen
Feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the suffering of o…
Shed tears, cry
Dearth
Lack of something
Consented
Give permission for something to happen
75 terms
Keystone Literature * English 10
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analysis
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
An implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar…
The process or result of identifying the parts of a whole and…
Allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and ac…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
Literature Vocabulary #10
Onerous
Truculent
In lieu of
Ad hoc
(Adj) burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship
(Adj) savagely brutal; fierce and cruel
(N) in place of; instead of
(Adj) formed or used for a special purpose; made or done with…
Onerous
(Adj) burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship
Truculent
(Adj) savagely brutal; fierce and cruel
American Literature #10
kindle
laconic
malevolent
nebulous
to start a fire
using few words
showing ill will
vague or confused
kindle
to start a fire
laconic
using few words
15 terms
Literature Vocabulary Unit # 10
Iridescent
The children shrieked with glee as the…
Mausoleum
The family's grand __________________…
Having a glowing, rainbow plié play of color that seems to ch…
Iridescent
A large tomb, especially built above ground with shelves for…
Mausoleum
Iridescent
Having a glowing, rainbow plié play of color that seems to ch…
The children shrieked with glee as the…
Iridescent
American Literature 10
gratuitous
dubious
capricious
inconsequential
given freely, unearned; unwarranted
doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
impulsive and unpredictable
unimportant
gratuitous
given freely, unearned; unwarranted
dubious
doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
Literature Terms 10-20
setting
plot
climax
structure
Time and place of the selection
The events of the selection
The turning point of the selection
The organization of the selection
setting
Time and place of the selection
plot
The events of the selection
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary #10
Pragmatic
Pretentious
Querulous
Reclusive
(adj) concerned with practical matters... Synonym: realistic, l…
(adj) making a claim to importance or distinction... Syn: showy…
(adj) habitually complaining ... Syn: critical, fussy, negative…
(adj) withdrawn from society; seeking solitude... Syn: isolated…
Pragmatic
(adj) concerned with practical matters... Synonym: realistic, l…
Pretentious
(adj) making a claim to importance or distinction... Syn: showy…
20 terms
Literature 9 Vocab 10
Aesthetic
Bulwark
Defunct
Etymology
concerning art or beauty
fortification; barricade; wall
no longer in existence
the study of word origins
Aesthetic
concerning art or beauty
Bulwark
fortification; barricade; wall
Literature Terms 1-10
genre
central idea
tone
mood
The type of literature
What the selection is about
The author's attitude
How the selection makes the reader feel
genre
The type of literature
central idea
What the selection is about
20 terms
H10 Literature Vocabulary
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
to enlarge
deprived of; made unhappy through loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
World Literature Vocabulary #10
Retro
Tempor
Sign
Di/Duo
Back; behind; backward. ... Ex. ... Retroactive - applying or refe…
Time... Temporary - for the time being... Contemporary - those who…
Sign or mark. ... Sign - to affix a mark, or a seal, or a name;…
Two.... Dilemma - a situation that requires a choice... Dialogue -…
Retro
Back; behind; backward. ... Ex. ... Retroactive - applying or refe…
Tempor
Time... Temporary - for the time being... Contemporary - those who…
English 10 Literature Devices
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Noun; a story, poem, novel, etc. in which the characters and…
Noun; Words sounding the same at the beginning of each which…
Noun; an indirect or brief reference.... Ex: "She had a smile, r…
Noun; a comparison between two things... Ex: hardrive; Computer
Allegory
Noun; a story, poem, novel, etc. in which the characters and…
Alliteration
Noun; Words sounding the same at the beginning of each which…
17 terms
LA Literature Vocabulary 10-2015
verse
stanza
figurative language
simile
a line of poetry
a group of lines of poetry
using words and phrases not literally or in an understood way
comparison of 2 unlike things using Like or as
verse
a line of poetry
stanza
a group of lines of poetry
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 10
Acumen
Adjudicate
Anachronism
Apocryphal
(Noun) keenness if insight, quickness or accuracy of judgment…
(Verb) to act as judge in a matter, to settle through the use…
(Noun) a chronological misplacing of events, objects, customs…
(Adjective) of doubtful or questionable authenticity... Syn: myt…
Acumen
(Noun) keenness if insight, quickness or accuracy of judgment…
Adjudicate
(Verb) to act as judge in a matter, to settle through the use…
10 terms
Literature Terms Week 10
Run-on-line
Sarcasm
Satire
Sestet
line of poetry that does not end with a punctuation mark; ins…
form of humor that uses sharp, cutting remarks or language in…
kind of writing that ridicules human weaknesses, vice or foll…
6 line stanza or poem, or the last 6 lines of an Italian/Petr…
Run-on-line
line of poetry that does not end with a punctuation mark; ins…
Sarcasm
form of humor that uses sharp, cutting remarks or language in…
49 terms
Literature Vocabulary 10/24
Pious
Exemplary
Catechism
Consorting
Religious
Serving as a desirable model
A summary of the Christian religion
Associated with someone
Pious
Religious
Exemplary
Serving as a desirable model
50 terms
World Literature (Block A) - List 10 (Final)
ambi, amphi
-ance, -ence
-anean
anni, annu, enni, ennu
both, around
state or quality of
one who, that which
year
ambi, amphi
both, around
-ance, -ence
state or quality of
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 10
elegy
epistrophe
lyric poem
epistolary
form of literature which can be defined as a poem or song in…
repetition of phrases or words at the end of the clauses or s…
formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or fe…
literary genre pertaining to letters, in which writers use le…
elegy
form of literature which can be defined as a poem or song in…
epistrophe
repetition of phrases or words at the end of the clauses or s…
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocab #10
Aesthetic adj.
Bulwark n.
Defunct adj.
Etymology n.
concerning art or beauty
fortification; barricade; wall
no longer in existence
the study of word origins
Aesthetic adj.
concerning art or beauty
Bulwark n.
fortification; barricade; wall
30 terms
English 10 Russian Literature
1st person narrative
absurd
allusion (indirecta)
antihero
using I, we,my
ridiculous
refer to something else
really bad person in a story
1st person narrative
using I, we,my
absurd
ridiculous
9 terms
10 Literature (Home Reading)
handsome
brat
tie
picture
a handsome man or boy has a very attractive face
an annoying child who behaves badly
to fasten two ends of a piece of string, rope etc together wi…
to imagine something
handsome
a handsome man or boy has a very attractive face
brat
an annoying child who behaves badly
20 terms
Honors Literature Vocabulary 10
acquiesce ... (v)
allure ... (v) (n)
askew ... (adj.) (adv.)
blithe... (adj.)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly... s. awry, lopside…
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned... s. carefree, nonc…
acquiesce ... (v)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
allure ... (v) (n)
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Honors Literature Vocabulary 10
acquiesce ... (v) (acquiYES!)
allure ... (v) (n) (luring someone attrac…
askew ... (adj.) (adv.) (Skewers can some…
blithe... (adj.) (baths are cheerful)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly... s. awry, lopside…
cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned... s. carefree, nonc…
acquiesce ... (v) (acquiYES!)
to accept without protest; to agree or submit... s. comply with,…
allure ... (v) (n) (luring someone attrac…
v. to entice, tempt, to be attracted to.... n. a strong attracti…
English Literature Chapter 10
Tone
Satiric Poetry
Persona
Irony
The mood or manner of expression in a literary work, which co…
Poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message u…
Latin for "mask." A fictitious character created by an author…
In language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
Tone
The mood or manner of expression in a literary work, which co…
Satiric Poetry
Poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message u…
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