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25 terms
Literature and writing
Conflict
Person vs nature conflict
Person vs person conflict
Person vs society conflict
The problem in the story
Usually a character fighting some force of nature that threat…
2 people or two teams competing either physically, mentally,…
Usually one character who is going against a group, either ph…
Conflict
The problem in the story
Person vs nature conflict
Usually a character fighting some force of nature that threat…
Literature and writing
Anarchy noun
Authoritarian adjective
Conservative adj
Delegate noun
A lack of government
Requiring complete obedience to a single ruler or group
Favoring traditional values and resistant to change cautions
A representative chosen to speak or act for others
Anarchy noun
A lack of government
Authoritarian adjective
Requiring complete obedience to a single ruler or group
20 terms
Literature & Writing
fiction
novel
short story
poetry
n. 小说,(虚构)故事
长篇小说
短篇小说
n.诗歌,诗集
fiction
n. 小说,(虚构)故事
novel
长篇小说
15 terms
Literature and writing
Juxtaposition
Euphemism
Synaesthesia
Foreshadowing
forcing the reader to compare 2 things
polite way of saying something impolite
mixing of senses
symbols that hint what is going to happen
Juxtaposition
forcing the reader to compare 2 things
Euphemism
polite way of saying something impolite
20 terms
Writing and Literature
1. Author of the play Romeo and Juliet
2. The star-crossed lovers that were m…
3. What are the two foil characters in…
4. Who killed Mercutio who was killed…
William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet
Mercutio and Tybalt
Tybalt
1. Author of the play Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
2. The star-crossed lovers that were m…
Romeo and Juliet
31 terms
Literature//writing
Rules for writing persuasive paper rules
In- text citation
stanza with two lines
stanza with 3 lines
1)reason... 2)quote... 3)commment
according to ____, "..." (last name pg #)
couplet
triplet
Rules for writing persuasive paper rules
1)reason... 2)quote... 3)commment
In- text citation
according to ____, "..." (last name pg #)
Writing literature
Gregarious
Augment
Insipid
Inept
Adj-fond of company
Verb-to increase
Adj-lacking taste or class
Adj- having or showing no skill
Gregarious
Adj-fond of company
Augment
Verb-to increase
26 terms
Literature and Writing Literature Terms
Plot
Theme
Conflict
Point of View
the sequence of events from the beginning of the story to the…
main idea, or message, in a work
the struggle between two or more forces that must be resolved…
the relationship between the narrator and story
Plot
the sequence of events from the beginning of the story to the…
Theme
main idea, or message, in a work
20 terms
Literature and writing
Exasperated
Glimpse
Futile
Fervent
To make someone really angry or annoying.
Look or see something or someone for short time.
A pointless or useless.
To feel very strongly.
Exasperated
To make someone really angry or annoying.
Glimpse
Look or see something or someone for short time.
20 terms
Writing & Literature
Acronym
Allegory
Ampersand
Rhetoric
A word formed by combining the first letter in each of each w…
A story that has a deeper or more general meaning in addition…
"&" - symbol for "and"
Methods of persuasion in speech or writing. Speech or writing…
Acronym
A word formed by combining the first letter in each of each w…
Allegory
A story that has a deeper or more general meaning in addition…
22 terms
Literature/Writing
Character
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Setting
A person in a novel play or movie
tells the audience what the personality of the character is.
the process by which the personality of a fictitious characte…
the time and place in which the story takes place.
Character
A person in a novel play or movie
Direct characterization
tells the audience what the personality of the character is.
11 terms
Literature/Creative Writing 3
The _____ of a story is when and where…
The people or animals in the story are…
A good story has at least one____, or…
The_____ is what happens to the charac…
setting
characters
conflict
plot
The _____ of a story is when and where…
setting
The people or animals in the story are…
characters
16 terms
AP Writing About Literature
What are the 2 reasons to write about…
explication
analysis
What are the four kinds of papers you…
1. to give additional practice in writing clearly and persuas…
a detailed elucidation of a work, sometimes line by line or w…
a "breaking up" or separation of something into its constitue…
1. papers that focus on a single literary work, 2. papers of…
What are the 2 reasons to write about…
1. to give additional practice in writing clearly and persuas…
explication
a detailed elucidation of a work, sometimes line by line or w…
19 terms
World Literature The Writing Module
conventions
ideas
persuasive
narrative
the normal rules for something
an opinion, a view, or belief
capable of convincing
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
conventions
the normal rules for something
ideas
an opinion, a view, or belief
Chinese literature and writing
Paper Making
The most important invention In China
Compass
Movable type printing
The manufacture of paper(Made in China)
Paper Making
An instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the…
The system of printing and typography that uses movable compo…
Paper Making
The manufacture of paper(Made in China)
The most important invention In China
Paper Making
18 terms
MAP Literature -Writing Vocabulary
archetype
contradict
first person
omniscient
"the original" on which others are based
to deny the truth or disagree...two ideas that can't exist to…
narrator refers to themselves as "I" in a story
all knowing, narrator, god-like
archetype
"the original" on which others are based
contradict
to deny the truth or disagree...two ideas that can't exist to…
13 terms
Literature and Informative Writing Vocab
infer
summarize
determine
evidence (supporting)
to arrive at as a conclusion
expressing or covering the main points briefly (in a short am…
to officially decide (something) especially because of eviden…
something which shows that something else exists or is true.
infer
to arrive at as a conclusion
summarize
expressing or covering the main points briefly (in a short am…
20 terms
Literature and Writing Vocabulary Terms --- 2
myopia - noun
pique - verb
beget - verb
Samaritan - noun
nearsightedness - inability to see the "big" picture ... The bo…
stimulate interest or curiosity... The story that she told the…
to give rise to - to honor or entertain someone lavishly... The…
a charitable or helpful person... A Good Samaritan looks for wa…
myopia - noun
nearsightedness - inability to see the "big" picture ... The bo…
pique - verb
stimulate interest or curiosity... The story that she told the…
132 terms
Literature, Reading, Writing
Alphabetic Principle
Logographic
Phonology
Phoneme
Symbols used to form the speech of words.
Symbols that represent ideas and meanings.
How phonemes are sequenced, patterned, and uttered to represe…
Smallest unit of a sound that can distinguish one word from a…
Alphabetic Principle
Symbols used to form the speech of words.
Logographic
Symbols that represent ideas and meanings.
12 terms
Writing And Literature Critical Approaches to Literature
formalist criticism
close reading
Biographical Criticism
biography
regards literature as a unique form of human knowledge that n…
used often in formalist criticism, a careful step-by-step ana…
central insight that literature is written by actual people a…
written account of an author's life
formalist criticism
regards literature as a unique form of human knowledge that n…
close reading
used often in formalist criticism, a careful step-by-step ana…
Writing About Literature: Terms
Paraphrase
Analyze
Conventions
Controlling Idea
1. a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in a…
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential eleme…
the mechanical correctness of the piece and includes five ele…
1. an idea in a piece of writing that makes a reader ask a qu…
Paraphrase
1. a restatement of a text or passage giving the meaning in a…
Analyze
to examine critically, so as to bring out the essential eleme…
35 terms
American Literature Argumentative Writing Terms
Audience (N)
Cohesion (N)
Development (N)
Explicit (adj.)
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece…
Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a seg…
The process of becoming more complex and in depth.
Direct, clear, fully revealed; clearly
Audience (N)
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece…
Cohesion (N)
Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a seg…
American Literature - Writing conventions
Parallelism
Paraphrasing
Plagiarism
Repetition
The repetition of similar parts of a sentence or of several s…
Using someone else's ideas and expressing those ideas in your…
Presenting the words, works, or ideas of someone else as thou…
Repeating words or phrases to emphasize a point.
Parallelism
The repetition of similar parts of a sentence or of several s…
Paraphrasing
Using someone else's ideas and expressing those ideas in your…
26 terms
Narrative Writing (Reading Fictional Literature)
antagonist
climax
falling action
foreshadowing
a person who has a conflict with the main character; a bad gu…
the highest point in a plot; the turning point
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax when…
clues by the author that allude to what might happen later in…
antagonist
a person who has a conflict with the main character; a bad gu…
climax
the highest point in a plot; the turning point
27 terms
Writing about literature
Una obra
Una obra maestra
Un cuadro
Una obra dramática
a work
a masterpiece
a scene
a play
Una obra
a work
Una obra maestra
a masterpiece
Writing About Literature
topic
topic sentence
reasons
facts
what a piece of nonfiction writing is about; the subject matt…
an arguable claim or postion the writer takes on a topic that…
details that tell why an opinion is valid or why an even occu…
statements that can be proved
topic
what a piece of nonfiction writing is about; the subject matt…
topic sentence
an arguable claim or postion the writer takes on a topic that…
American Literature Humorist Writing
Understatement
Hyperbole
Comic Irony
Dialect
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or les…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
-a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specif…
Understatement
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or les…
Hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
47 terms
Literature - Elements of Writing
Allegory
Character
Protagonist
Antagonist
extended metaphors, or comparisons, between two things, usual…
representation of a person, place, or thing performing tradit…
The character the story revolves around.
A character or force that opposes the protagonist.
Allegory
extended metaphors, or comparisons, between two things, usual…
Character
representation of a person, place, or thing performing tradit…
23 terms
Writing Concepts and Literature
Claim
Evidence
Interpretation
Closing
A statement of what you ill prove in the paragraph. It should…
Must include a direct quote from the text, provide context (w…
What does the quote show to help prove your thesis?
Demonstrate that you are finished proving your claim, and use…
Claim
A statement of what you ill prove in the paragraph. It should…
Evidence
Must include a direct quote from the text, provide context (w…
16 terms
Writing Vocabulary American Literature
6 Traits of Writing Plus 1
conventions
Ideas
voice
The elements that help writers analyze and assess the quality…
The trait that focuses on spelling, grammar, capitalization,…
This trait addresses the topic or content of a piece of writi…
This trait shows the individual personality and style of a wr…
6 Traits of Writing Plus 1
The elements that help writers analyze and assess the quality…
conventions
The trait that focuses on spelling, grammar, capitalization,…
Writing/Literature Unit 2 Vocabulary
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
16 terms
Literature and writing test
What is narrative writing?
What are two examples of narrative wri…
What is descriptive writing?
What are two examples of descriptive w…
Tells a story( written in 1st person, vivid detail, specific…
1)plays... 2)personal essays
Focuses on a specific plot or detail.(paints a vivid picture,…
1)poetry... 2)short stories
What is narrative writing?
Tells a story( written in 1st person, vivid detail, specific…
What are two examples of narrative wri…
1)plays... 2)personal essays
35 terms
Writing and Literature Final Exam
Tagore
Ichiyō
Kafka
Xun
Punishment: Set in the Bengal countryside. Told from the narr…
Separate Ways: This is centered on Tokyo's poor population. A…
The Metamorphosis: Gregor was working an awful job as a trave…
From Diary of a Madman: Follows a man's decent into insanity.…
Tagore
Punishment: Set in the Bengal countryside. Told from the narr…
Ichiyō
Separate Ways: This is centered on Tokyo's poor population. A…
27 terms
Writing Concepts and Literature
Claim
Evidence
Interpretation
Closing
A statement of what you ill prove in the paragraph. It should…
Must include a direct quote from the text, provide context (w…
What does the quote show to help prove your thesis?
Demonstrate that you are finished proving your claim, and use…
Claim
A statement of what you ill prove in the paragraph. It should…
Evidence
Must include a direct quote from the text, provide context (w…
SAT (writing and literature)
Nonfiction narrative
Argument format
Informative or explanatory format
Noun
Which will usually be a first person essay in which the autho…
Where the author uses persuasive writing to defend and opinion
Which seeks to educate readers about a given topic and does n…
Where is that denotes a person place thing or idea quantity o…
Nonfiction narrative
Which will usually be a first person essay in which the autho…
Argument format
Where the author uses persuasive writing to defend and opinion
16 terms
Types of Writing (Prose Literature)
Fantasy
Short Story
Magazine
Frame Narrative
novels are often set in worlds much different from our own an…
the small commerical fiction, true or imaginary, smaller than…
can be current affairs or opinions well collected covering va…
The pyschoanalysis of human mind is present in a frame narrat…
Fantasy
novels are often set in worlds much different from our own an…
Short Story
the small commerical fiction, true or imaginary, smaller than…
13 terms
Literature - Writing and publishing
adapt something (for something) (from…
chronicle something (formal)
co-author
compose a letter/speech/poem
to change a book or play so that it can be made into a play,…
to record events in the order in which they happened
a person who writes a book or an article with somebody else
o write a letter, etc. usually with a lot of care and thought
adapt something (for something) (from…
to change a book or play so that it can be made into a play,…
chronicle something (formal)
to record events in the order in which they happened
31 terms
literature and writing study guide
cunningly
stifle
manifested
vehement
clever in a tricky way
to smother. to hold back
plain, apparent; evident; obvious
very emotional; intense
cunningly
clever in a tricky way
stifle
to smother. to hold back
38 terms
Literature and Writing midterms vocabulary
Haven
Slander
Sanctuary
Anguish
Any place of safety.
False and harmful statement about someone.
Any place of protection and a house of worship.
Great physical and mental pain or torment or torture towards…
Haven
Any place of safety.
Slander
False and harmful statement about someone.
24 terms
Literature and Writing Vocab #2
Immaculate
Dignitaries
Queer
Arrogant
free from stain; pure
a person who holds a high rank or office, as in the governmen…
strange or odd from a conventional viewpoint; unusually diffe…
insolently proud, offensive display of superiority or self-im…
Immaculate
free from stain; pure
Dignitaries
a person who holds a high rank or office, as in the governmen…
Writing and Literature Vocab 1
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful, cautious
Admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
Breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to…
Intro to writing and literature
Incorporation of textual evidence
Iambic pentameter
The great chain of being
Block pattern
Strengthens your thesis
Unstressed, stressed five feet in a line used in shakespeares…
Elizabethan Era, god, angels, humans, plants, animals, stone;…
Introduces all info from topic A then introduces all info fro…
Incorporation of textual evidence
Strengthens your thesis
Iambic pentameter
Unstressed, stressed five feet in a line used in shakespeares…
Writing and Literature Finals
callow
contemporary
cynical
despot
young and inexperienced; immature
a person living during the same period as another; existing o…
doubtful of the sincerity of others' motives; skeptical
a ruler with absolute power or tyrannical control over a grou…
callow
young and inexperienced; immature
contemporary
a person living during the same period as another; existing o…
107 terms
Literature and Writing Midterm Review
admonish
circumspect
cumbersome
predispose
to caution or advise aganist something; to scold mildly; to r…
careful, cautious
clumsy, hard to handle; slow moving
to incline beforehand
admonish
to caution or advise aganist something; to scold mildly; to r…
circumspect
careful, cautious
literature and writing Midterm
plagiarism
language registers
exposition
conflict
the practice of taking someone else work or ideas and passing…
level of formally with which you speak.
is where the characters and settings are established
AKA the hook. A struggle between two opposing characters or f…
plagiarism
the practice of taking someone else work or ideas and passing…
language registers
level of formally with which you speak.
Literature: Match author to writing
edward taylor
anne bradstreet
jonathan edwards
thomas jefferson
Huswifery
To My Dear and Loving Husband
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Declaration of Independence
edward taylor
Huswifery
anne bradstreet
To My Dear and Loving Husband
10 terms
Sumerian Inventions: Literature and Writing
Cuneiform
Logosyllabic
Morpheme
Sumer
The first form of writing that means wedge-shaped
A form of writing using logograms
A unit of language that can not be divided into simpler forms
The city in which cuneiform originated
Cuneiform
The first form of writing that means wedge-shaped
Logosyllabic
A form of writing using logograms
48 terms
Literature and Writing English Midterm
Plagiarism
Exposition
Conflict
Rising Action
the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passi…
the beginning of the story where characters and setting are e…
The main problem in a work
occurs when a series of events build up to the conflict.
Plagiarism
the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passi…
Exposition
the beginning of the story where characters and setting are e…
10 terms
Literature and Writing- Shakespeare Notes
Birth
Marriage
In 1592...
Lord Chamberlin's Men
• In Stratford-upon-Avon... • In 1564
• In 1582... • To Anne Hathaway... - Had 3 children( in the next 3…
He was working: in London... as an actor... already stablished re…
•Associated with this company.... •Later, known as the King's Me…
Birth
• In Stratford-upon-Avon... • In 1564
Marriage
• In 1582... • To Anne Hathaway... - Had 3 children( in the next 3…
22 terms
Literature and Writing Unit 5 Vocabulary
Altruistic (adj)
Assent (verb)
Assent (noun)
Benefactor (noun)
Unselfish
To express agreement
Agreement
One who does good to others
Altruistic (adj)
Unselfish
Assent (verb)
To express agreement
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