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Notgrass Literature p. 4-6
First Person Narrator
Third Person Narrator
Omniscient Narrator
Limited Omniscient Narrator
A character in the story tells the story.
The narrator is not a character in the story.
This narrator knows the thoughts and motives of each character.
This narrator knows the thoughts and motives of just one pers…
First Person Narrator
A character in the story tells the story.
Third Person Narrator
The narrator is not a character in the story.
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Literature Vocab 4
Transparent
Admonishing
Integrate
Blithe
Able to be seen through
Gently warning
Form into a whole
Happy; cheerful; carefree
Transparent
Able to be seen through
Admonishing
Gently warning
10 terms
Literature Vocab 4
Narrative
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
Paradox
The telling of a story or a series of events
Figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish"
A statement that appears to be self - contradictory or oppose…
Narrative
The telling of a story or a series of events
Onomatopoeia
Figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the…
15 terms
vocab 4 - survey of literature
manipulate
behold
earnest
nonchalant
to move or control
to look at
serious
relaxed and calm
manipulate
to move or control
behold
to look at
12 terms
Literature Vocabulary #4
Cosmopolitan
Sagacious
Indolent
Peruse
(Adj) internationally sophisticated; worldly
(Adj) wise; having or showing the ability to understand diffi…
(Adj) lazy; not liking to work or be active; causing little o…
**has 2 definitions that are opposites of each other**... (V)…
Cosmopolitan
(Adj) internationally sophisticated; worldly
Sagacious
(Adj) wise; having or showing the ability to understand diffi…
20 terms
Literature Vocabulary Chapter 4
Alliance
Bewilder
Buffoon
Controversial
a joining together for some common purpose
to puzzle completely, confuse
a clown; a coarse, stupid person
arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
Alliance
a joining together for some common purpose
Bewilder
to puzzle completely, confuse
10 terms
literature wk. 4 vocab.
Analogous
anarchy
anathema
antagonistic
similar
a lack of order; chaos
a religious curse, or the thing or person being cursed
in hostile competition; opposing
Analogous
similar
anarchy
a lack of order; chaos
20 terms
Elements of Literature 4-8th grade
mood
conflict
fantasy
narrator
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
When a protagonist struggles to get what he wants
A story containing unreal, imaginary features
The speaker in a literary work
mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
conflict
When a protagonist struggles to get what he wants
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Round 4 literature vocab
Conviction
Dystopia
Catharsis
Prolific
the act of convicting someone, as in a court of law; a declar…
a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppressi…
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
producing in large quantities or with great frequency; highly…
Conviction
the act of convicting someone, as in a court of law; a declar…
Dystopia
a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppressi…
10 terms
American Literature Vocab 4
Bogus
Dedication
Embellish
Fret
Not genuine
A ceremony to mark the official completion or opening of some…
To make beautiful with ornamentation
To become vexed or worried
Bogus
Not genuine
Dedication
A ceremony to mark the official completion or opening of some…
12 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary 4
Unctuous
Veracity
Voracity
Bucolic
Sickening flattery
Truthfulness
Eating greedily
Related to the countryside
Unctuous
Sickening flattery
Veracity
Truthfulness
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AP Literature Vocab #4
Abscond
Bellicose
catholic
Fallible
(v.) To depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to a…
(adj.) Inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; bell…
(adj.) broad or wide-ranging in tastes, interests, or the lik…
(adj.) (of persons) liable to error, especially in being dece…
Abscond
(v.) To depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to a…
Bellicose
(adj.) Inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; bell…
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Literature Vocabulary 4.1
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Society
Man vs God
Man vs. himself
One person in opposition to another or a personified character.
One person in opposition to a group of people (or personified…
One person in opposition to some controlling force like God o…
One person struggling with an internal conflict, temptation,…
Man vs. Man
One person in opposition to another or a personified character.
Man vs. Society
One person in opposition to a group of people (or personified…
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Literature Units 3-4
Setting
Role of setting
Imagery
Sensory language
Time and place in which the story occurs
setting can...... -influence characters... -create conflicts... -serve…
Vivid descriptions that create sensory experiences for the re…
words or phrases that appeal to the senses of sight, taste, t…
Setting
Time and place in which the story occurs
Role of setting
setting can...... -influence characters... -create conflicts... -serve…
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Vocabulary List 4 - British Literature
1. CANON
2. CANTICLE
3. CAPTIVITY NARRATIVE
4. CARDINAL VIRTUES
An approved or traditional collection of works - Bible
A hymn or religious song using words from any part of the Bib…
A narrative, usually autobiographical in origin, concerning c…
The four cardinal virtues consisted of prudence, temperance,…
1. CANON
An approved or traditional collection of works - Bible
2. CANTICLE
A hymn or religious song using words from any part of the Bib…
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Literature Terms Week #4
Autobiography
Anecdote
Biography
Diary
An account of a person's life written by that person.
The depiction of a minor narrative incident in a painting.
An account of someone's life written by someone else.
A book in which one keeps a daily record of events and experi…
Autobiography
An account of a person's life written by that person.
Anecdote
The depiction of a minor narrative incident in a painting.
15 terms
Literature - Vocabulary #4
Embroil
Pious
Infamous
Regale
[verb] to involve deeply in an argument or conflict
[adjective] deeply religious
[adjective] well know for a bad reason
[verb] to entertain or amuse with talk or storytelling
Embroil
[verb] to involve deeply in an argument or conflict
Pious
[adjective] deeply religious
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Literature Frequency pg. 4
Ethan Frome
The Tin Drum
No Exit
Decameron
Wharton
Grass
Sartre
Boccaccio
Ethan Frome
Wharton
The Tin Drum
Grass
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British Literature Vocabulary #4
Myopic
Overt
Pejorative
Propound
Adjective; nearsighted or lacking imagination, foresight, or…
Adjective; done or shown openly, plainly or readily apparent,…
Adjective; expressing contempt or disproval
Verb; put forward(an idea, theory, or point of view) for cons…
Myopic
Adjective; nearsighted or lacking imagination, foresight, or…
Overt
Adjective; done or shown openly, plainly or readily apparent,…
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary 4
Predilection (Noun)
Ingratiating (Adjective)
Dissembling (Noun)
Calumny (Noun)
Pre-existing preference
Charming or flattering
Disguising one's real nature or motives
False accusation; slander
Predilection (Noun)
Pre-existing preference
Ingratiating (Adjective)
Charming or flattering
10 terms
World Literature list 4
Dissident (n)
Jettison (v.t)
Juxtaposition (n)
Linchpin (n)
One who disagrees or dissents, as from an established church,…
To throw away as useless or a burden
The placement or location of things side by side or close tog…
A central or cohesive element
Dissident (n)
One who disagrees or dissents, as from an established church,…
Jettison (v.t)
To throw away as useless or a burden
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World Literature Vocab 4
Sapere
Sapient
Sage
Nosco, Noscere, Novi, Notum
"to taste," "to perceive," "to be sensible or wise"
Wise; insightful (often used ironically)
person, usually elderly, who is honored for wisdom and experi…
"to get to know," "to get acquainted with"
Sapere
"to taste," "to perceive," "to be sensible or wise"
Sapient
Wise; insightful (often used ironically)
10 terms
British Literature Vocab. # 4
Arid
Camaraderie
Conditional
Discredit
Extremely dry... Ex:The desert is arid.
Friendship... Ex: The camaraderie between the boys was real.
Allow on certain terms. ... Ex: Her English grade is conditional…
Destroy reputation.... Ex: The pollution discredited each other.
Arid
Extremely dry... Ex:The desert is arid.
Camaraderie
Friendship... Ex: The camaraderie between the boys was real.
10 terms
British Literature Vocabulary Week 4
Pasty
Pram
Windscreen
Redundant
a pastry turnover, filled with potatoes, turnips and meat
stroller or baby carriage
windshield
to be laid off from work
Pasty
a pastry turnover, filled with potatoes, turnips and meat
Pram
stroller or baby carriage
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 4
homily
hyperbole
imagery
inference/infer
genre with spiritual advice
exaggerated statements not literally
mental image u kno it
lit device for logical deductions
homily
genre with spiritual advice
hyperbole
exaggerated statements not literally
13 terms
Literature Week 4
Accent (Stress)
Caesura
Epic
Heroic Mode
The emphasis laid on a sound or syllable.
A pause or break in the middle of a line of verse.
A long story, written either in prose or poetry, which tells…
A mode that emphasizes the description and exaltation of hero…
Accent (Stress)
The emphasis laid on a sound or syllable.
Caesura
A pause or break in the middle of a line of verse.
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 4
akin
corroborate
inexorable
insipid
(adj.). of similar nature or qualities Jason believes that st…
(v.) confirm; to back up with evidence... The lawyer use the vid…
(adj.) inflexible, beyond influence; relentless, unyielding…
(adj.) lacking interest or flavor; dull... Despite its appearanc…
akin
(adj.). of similar nature or qualities Jason believes that st…
corroborate
(v.) confirm; to back up with evidence... The lawyer use the vid…
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Literature T4
Theme
Allegory
Satire
Tone
Central idea which gives the story meaning.
Narrative or description in which the characters, places, and…
Ridicule of human folly or vice with the purpose of correctin…
Manner in which the writer deals with his subject.
Theme
Central idea which gives the story meaning.
Allegory
Narrative or description in which the characters, places, and…
15 terms
American Literature Vocabulary #4
accolade
haughty
incompatible
nonchalant
(n) an expression of approval; honor; award
(adj) arrogant and condescending
(adj) opposed in nature, not able to live or work together
(adj) calm, casual, seeming unexcited
accolade
(n) an expression of approval; honor; award
haughty
(adj) arrogant and condescending
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Literature Test #4
Carl Sandburg
Diction
Concrete Diction
Abstract Diction
Grass
Word choice
Specific word choice
Words that express general ideas or concepts
Carl Sandburg
Grass
Diction
Word choice
20 terms
Contemporary Literature Vocab 4
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
aura
easy to speak to; friendly
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth
shapeless; lacking structure
a distinctive air or personal quality; distinctive feeling su…
affable
easy to speak to; friendly
aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth
47 terms
Text 4 & Literature
plot
crime novel
publisher
protagonist
juoni
rikosromaani
kustantaja
päähenkilö
plot
juoni
crime novel
rikosromaani
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Vocabulary 4 - World Literature
abrogate
analgesic
conflagration
cumulative
to abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
a medication to reduce or eliminate pain
a large, destructive fire
additional, increasing
abrogate
to abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority
analgesic
a medication to reduce or eliminate pain
20 terms
British Literature Vocab #4
Floral
Acronym
Mercurial
Halcyon
Flowery
A word made up from the initial letters of the other words
Changeable
Happy
Floral
Flowery
Acronym
A word made up from the initial letters of the other words
Literature Week 4 Vocabulary
exception n.
maintain v.
profession n.
forbade v.
例外
保持
職業
禁止
exception n.
例外
maintain v.
保持
20 terms
World Literature Vocabulary 4
Baleful
Banal
Opaque
Jargon
harmful, menacing
boring, trite, insipid
too dark or thick for light to pass through
specialized language used by a particular group
Baleful
harmful, menacing
Banal
boring, trite, insipid
49 terms
British Literature Vocabulary #4
abyss
alacrity
allege
antipathy
noun; a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
noun; brisk and cheerful readiness.
verb; claim or assert that someone has done something illegal…
noun; a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.
abyss
noun; a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
alacrity
noun; brisk and cheerful readiness.
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American Literature Vocabulary 4
prominent
lyceum
somber
foreboding
standing out so as to be seen easily; particularly noticeable…
a hall where people speak
dark; gloomy
a prediction; a strong inner feeling or notion of a future mi…
prominent
standing out so as to be seen easily; particularly noticeable…
lyceum
a hall where people speak
10 terms
American Literature Vocabulary 4
deterrent
implication
Inequity
Infirmity
Prevention; to stop
To suggest; to give idea
Injustice; bad
Disability; unable
deterrent
Prevention; to stop
implication
To suggest; to give idea
10 terms
American Literature Vocab 4
Bogus
Dedication
Embellish
Fret
Not genuine
A ceremony to mark the official completion or opening of some…
To make beautiful with ornamentation
To become vexed or worried
Bogus
Not genuine
Dedication
A ceremony to mark the official completion or opening of some…
35 terms
Literature Collection 4
conspicuous
unabashed
loathe
indignantly
noticeable
unembarrassed
hate
with anger caused by something felt to be unjust
conspicuous
noticeable
unabashed
unembarrassed
Bible as Literature 4
Inference
Symbol
Irony
Sensory imagery
a conclusion made based on known facts
sign, place, object, or person that can represent something e…
when the events that occur in a story are exactly the opposit…
Appeals to the five senses--sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell
Inference
a conclusion made based on known facts
Symbol
sign, place, object, or person that can represent something e…
10 terms
Literature Vocab. (Less. 4)
allusion
beneficence
classic
contradictory
a direct or implied reference
generosity
serving as a standard of excellence
state the opposite
allusion
a direct or implied reference
beneficence
generosity
15 terms
Literature Terms Week 4
acquiesce
bombastic
capitulate
deflate
verb: to accept the conclusions or arrangements of others; to…
adj: high-sounding; marked by use of language without much re…
verb: to surrender; to cease resisting
verb: to let air out of; to reduce in size or importance
acquiesce
verb: to accept the conclusions or arrangements of others; to…
bombastic
adj: high-sounding; marked by use of language without much re…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab #4
Estuary
Flightiness
Folly
Gabbling
a water passage where the tide meets a river current
not serious or dependable
the lack of good sense or judgment
to talk quickly and in a way that is difficult to understand
Estuary
a water passage where the tide meets a river current
Flightiness
not serious or dependable
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World Literature Test 4
Who wrote "Excelsior"?
What does the word "Excelsior" mean ?
Who wrote the "The Great Stone Face" ?
The author of the "The Great Stone Fac…
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
still higher
Nathaniel Hawthorne
nineteenth
Who wrote "Excelsior"?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What does the word "Excelsior" mean ?
still higher
10 terms
AP Literature Terms #4
Hyperbole
Iamb
Iambic pentameter
Imagery
Exaggeration or overstatement
A unit or foot of poetry that consists of a lightly stressed…
A lightly stressed syllable followed by a heavily stressed sy…
Sensory perceptions referred to through description, allusion…
Hyperbole
Exaggeration or overstatement
Iamb
A unit or foot of poetry that consists of a lightly stressed…
36 terms
Literature Vocab Year 4
Artistry
Character
Content
Experiment in Living
The selection and arrangement of elements in such a way that…
A personality, whether human or non-human, in a story.
What is expressed through a literary work.
A choice that a character makes to act and live according to…
Artistry
The selection and arrangement of elements in such a way that…
Character
A personality, whether human or non-human, in a story.
15 terms
Literature Vocabulary 4- Zoz
acme
apocryphal
catharsis
desiccate
noun, the highest point... syn: zenith, pinnacle... ant:nadir
adjective, of doubtful origin; fictitious ... syn: spurious, fal…
noun, an extremely emotional experience
verb, to dry up completely
acme
noun, the highest point... syn: zenith, pinnacle... ant:nadir
apocryphal
adjective, of doubtful origin; fictitious ... syn: spurious, fal…
20 terms
Literature 9 Vocab 4
Abstemious
Blithe
Crepuscular
Enunciation
self denying; refraining from indulging
free-spirited; carefree
active at dawn and dusk
clear pronunciation; accent; articulation
Abstemious
self denying; refraining from indulging
Blithe
free-spirited; carefree
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