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AP English Literature Unit 2: The Scarlet Letter - Key Terms/Ideas
Romantic
Colonial
Physiognomy
Setting
a style of art, literature, etc., during the late 18th and ea…
...
a person's facial features or expression, especially when reg…
the historical moment in time and geographic location in whic…
Romantic
a style of art, literature, etc., during the late 18th and ea…
Colonial
...
24 terms
English AP (The Scarlet Letter)
Vindicate
Zeal
Affinity
Erudition
Maintain, uphold, defend / clear of accusation, blame, or dou…
a feeling of strong eagerness... "They seldom, it would appear,…
a close connection marked by community of interests... "if he ha…
profound scholarly knowledge... "and monkish ERUDITION, of which…
Vindicate
Maintain, uphold, defend / clear of accusation, blame, or dou…
Zeal
a feeling of strong eagerness... "They seldom, it would appear,…
48 terms
The Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
17 terms
AP English - "The Scarlet Letter"
edifice
decorous
languid
prolix
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
proper; tasteful; socially correct
(adj.) drooping; without energy, sluggish
Excessively long and wordy (of a person, piece of writing, et…
edifice
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
decorous
proper; tasteful; socially correct
85 terms
AP English - Scarlet Letter Test
Book was completed in
Based in
Set in which century
Rosebush was not a symbol for
1850
1650
17th
righteousness
Book was completed in
1850
Based in
1650
85 terms
AP English - Scarlet Letter Test
Book was completed in
Based in
Set in which century
Rosebush was not a symbol for
1850
1650
17th
righteousness
Book was completed in
1850
Based in
1650
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The Scarlet Letter Ap English Vocab
abase
abate
abstruse
abyss
to degrade, to humiliate
to reduce in intensity or amount
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
bottomless hole, vast expanse or depth
abase
to degrade, to humiliate
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
35 terms
Knights 11th AP English The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
demeanor
venerable
ignominy
impropriety
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
worthy of reverence or respect
dishonor; infamy; disgraceful conduct
something improper, incorrect; not appropriate
demeanor
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
venerable
worthy of reverence or respect
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The scarlet letter ap English midterm
"Ah but let her cover the mark as she…
"A bodily disease, which we look upon…
"He wore a dark feather in his hat, a…
"...the eldest clergyman of Boston, a…
Hester Prynne
Arthur Dimmesdale
Governor Bellingham
Reverend Wilson
"Ah but let her cover the mark as she…
Hester Prynne
"A bodily disease, which we look upon…
Arthur Dimmesdale
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AP English 3 [The Scarlet Letter]
T/F? Roger Chillingworth comes to Bost…
T/F? Arthur Dimmesdale pleads with Hes…
T/F? Chillingworth promises Hester tha…
T/F? Mistress Hibbins invites Hester t…
False
True
True
True
T/F? Roger Chillingworth comes to Bost…
False
T/F? Arthur Dimmesdale pleads with Hes…
True
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AP English 3 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
ponderous
edifice
inauspicious
portal
massive, unwieldy
a building, esp. one of important size
ill-omened
doorway or entrance
ponderous
massive, unwieldy
edifice
a building, esp. one of important size
48 terms
AP English Vocal for The Scarlet Letter
Abstruse
Amenable
Appellation
Ascetic
Adj. hard to understand
Adj. ready or willing to answer, act agree or yield
Noun. a name, title, or designation
Noun. a name of a person who dedicates his/her life to the pu…
Abstruse
Adj. hard to understand
Amenable
Adj. ready or willing to answer, act agree or yield
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Ap English Final The Scarlet Letter
Hester tells Pearl that she has met th…
Hester comes to hate Chillingworth.
According to Puritan law, Hester could…
Pearl's name means
...
...
...
...
Hester tells Pearl that she has met th…
...
Hester comes to hate Chillingworth.
...
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AP English: The Scarlet Letter Test
What is Hawthorne's purpose in chapter…
How do irony and symbolism convey his…
What is the purpose in beginning the c…
Why does Hawthorne include dialogue of…
Hawthorne mainly sets the scene and mood of the story. He int…
The jail and the cemetery are the first things that are built…
This reveals to the readers that the people have done the pub…
It characterizes the Puritans and reveals their needs for a s…
What is Hawthorne's purpose in chapter…
Hawthorne mainly sets the scene and mood of the story. He int…
How do irony and symbolism convey his…
The jail and the cemetery are the first things that are built…
43 terms
The Scarlet Letter Test (AP English)
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
What are the women of New England like…
Why does Hester's baby shy away from t…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
Both ugly on the inside and outside, almost putting Hester on…
Because she was raised in a jail cell, so she was not accusto…
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
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AP English scarlet letter
What does the letter "A" symbolize ?
What was the mean change in Hester aft…
What does pearl symbolize ?
What do the woods symbolize ?
The scarlet letters initial symbol changes , and it evolved w…
Hester grew stronger as a person , she had her sin in the ope…
She serves as a reminder of Hester's sin and effects Hester b…
People who struggled the most in society found relief in the…
What does the letter "A" symbolize ?
The scarlet letters initial symbol changes , and it evolved w…
What was the mean change in Hester aft…
Hester grew stronger as a person , she had her sin in the ope…
43 terms
The Scarlet Letter Test (AP English)
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
*What are the women of New England lik…
Why does Hester's baby shy away from t…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
...
Because she was raised in a jail cell, so she was not accusto…
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
9 terms
Knights 11th AP English The Scarlet Letter Characters
Governor Bellingham
Hester Prynne
Mistress Hibbins
Narrator
hypocritical old man; follows strictly by the rules except in…
bares the fabric letter "A" for adulterer
Bellingham's sister; a witch; goes for rides with the "Black…
surveyor of Salem Custom-House 200 years after the novel; fin…
Governor Bellingham
hypocritical old man; follows strictly by the rules except in…
Hester Prynne
bares the fabric letter "A" for adulterer
19 terms
AP English Scarlet letter:(
Approbation
assuage
Coalition
decadence
The expression of approval
To make easier or milder
A combination
Decline, decay
Approbation
The expression of approval
assuage
To make easier or milder
48 terms
Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
48 terms
Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
20 terms
Vocab List 13- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Depravity (n.)
Providential (adj.)
Sanctity (n.)
Inimical (adj.)
The state or quality of being corrupted or evil
Of, or relating to, or determined by divine guidance or care
Holiness of life and character; inviolability; the quality of…
Being adverse often by reason or malevolence or hostility
Depravity (n.)
The state or quality of being corrupted or evil
Providential (adj.)
Of, or relating to, or determined by divine guidance or care
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Vocab List 12- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Superfluous (adj.)
Repugnance (n.)
Tribunal (n.)
Callous (adj.)
Betond what is required or sufficient; extra
The state of feeling extreme dislike or aversion
A seat or court of justice, one that has the power of determi…
Emotionally hardened; unfeeling
Superfluous (adj.)
Betond what is required or sufficient; extra
Repugnance (n.)
The state of feeling extreme dislike or aversion
20 terms
Vocab List 14- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Blight (v.)
Upbraid (v.)
Founder (v.)
Morbid (adj.)
To cause to wither or decay, especially a plant
To reprove sharply; to reproach
To become disabled; to collapse or breakdown
Psychologically unhealthy; preoccupied with unwholesome matters
Blight (v.)
To cause to wither or decay, especially a plant
Upbraid (v.)
To reprove sharply; to reproach
25 terms
Ap English Scarlet Letter 101-125
mirth
misanthrope
mollify
oblivion
gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter
a hater of mankind
to soothe or appease, to assuage
state of being forgotten
mirth
gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter
misanthrope
a hater of mankind
25 terms
AP English Scarlet Letter Vocab 3
impalpable
dank
expiation
defunct
incapable of being felt or touched
cold and damp
the act of making amends for guilt or wrongdoing
dead or inactive; no longer existing
impalpable
incapable of being felt or touched
dank
cold and damp
26 terms
AP English Scarlet Letter Vocab 1
throng
sepulchres
ponderous
congenial
a great number of persons crowded together
a burial vault built of rock or stone
weighty or clumsy
pleasant, friendly
throng
a great number of persons crowded together
sepulchres
a burial vault built of rock or stone
25 terms
Ap English Scarlet Letter 51-75
eulogy
evanescent
exigent
Expiate
praise or tribute
fleeting; impermanent
urgent,requiring immediate attention
To atone or to make amends for a sin or crime
eulogy
praise or tribute
evanescent
fleeting; impermanent
24 terms
Ap English Scarlet Letter 26-50
Burnish
Calamity
Capricious
Consecrate
To make shiny or to polish by rubbing
A serious event causing distress or misfortune
Changing suddenly, fickle
To dedicate or to declare sacred
Burnish
To make shiny or to polish by rubbing
Calamity
A serious event causing distress or misfortune
25 terms
AP English Scarlet Letter Vocab 4
accosting
inured
mollified
vicissitude
addressing angrily
conditioned to accept something undesirable
soothed in temper or disposition
(n) unpleasant/unexpected circumstances
accosting
addressing angrily
inured
conditioned to accept something undesirable
25 terms
Ap English Scarlet Letter 126-150
Potent
Potenate
Prattle
Precipice
Powerful ,having a strong effect
A monarch, very powerful ruler
Meaningless sounds
A very steep cliff or mass of rock, the brink of something da…
Potent
Powerful ,having a strong effect
Potenate
A monarch, very powerful ruler
20 terms
Vocab List 11- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Throng (n.)
Sepulcher (n.)
Congenial (adj.)
Ponderous (adj.)
A large crowd or multitude
A tomb of burial vault
Kindred, sympathetic; agreeable, pleasing
Tedious; very heavy, hence, unwieldy
Throng (n.)
A large crowd or multitude
Sepulcher (n.)
A tomb of burial vault
25 terms
Ap English Scarlet Letter 76-100
Inclement
Incongruity
Incurious
Indefatigable
Stormy, severe
Nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibility
Uninterested, lacking normal curiosity
Tireless, incapable of being fatigued
Inclement
Stormy, severe
Incongruity
Nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibility
20 terms
English 10 - Pre-AP - The Scarlet Letter - Test 1
transgressor
visage
iniquity
rankle
sinner
the face
wickedness
to irritate
transgressor
sinner
visage
the face
8 terms
The Scarlet Letter AP English Language Vocabulary
indictment
inveterate
esoteric
replete
a formal charge or accusation for a serious crime
long-established, unlikely to change
intended for or likely to only be understood by a small numbe…
filled, well-supplied with something
indictment
a formal charge or accusation for a serious crime
inveterate
long-established, unlikely to change
113 terms
AP English 3 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
ponderous
edifice
inauspicious
portal
massive, unwieldy
a building, esp. one of important size
ill-omened
doorway or entrance
ponderous
massive, unwieldy
edifice
a building, esp. one of important size
83 terms
AP English The Scarlet Letter Vocab 1-83
abase
abate
abstruse
abyss
to degrade, to humiliate
to reduce in intensity or amount
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
abase
to degrade, to humiliate
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
34 terms
AP English Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Romanticism
Narrator
Frame Narrative
Allusion
an artistic movement that occurred in America during the 1800…
the voice through which the author tells the narrative. Often…
a narrative in which an introductory plot provides context fo…
a reference to a well-known text or work of literature, made…
Romanticism
an artistic movement that occurred in America during the 1800…
Narrator
the voice through which the author tells the narrative. Often…
25 terms
English AP: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Heterogeneous
Eminent
Pervaded
Amenable
of different origins, not of the same kind.... The jungle was f…
distinguished, high in rank or position ... Everyone knew who h…
spread throughout ... The cattle was pervaded on the Great Plai…
responsive, amiable ... The servant was always amenable.
Heterogeneous
of different origins, not of the same kind.... The jungle was f…
Eminent
distinguished, high in rank or position ... Everyone knew who h…
6 terms
AP ENGLISH - Scarlet Letter Review
Book:
Puritan Society:
Crime:
Hester Prynne:
Book is set in the early 1600's... Nathaniel Hawthorne, author,…
Main Belief - Live your life for God, ALL THE TIME.... Ghastly…
Hester had affair with Reverend Dimmesdale.... At the time of t…
Main Character in the book... Her punishment for the affair is…
Book:
Book is set in the early 1600's... Nathaniel Hawthorne, author,…
Puritan Society:
Main Belief - Live your life for God, ALL THE TIME.... Ghastly…
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AP English Scarlet Letter Terms
Edifice
Ensue
Feign
Gesticulation
A building, especially a large, imposing one
Happen or occur afterward or as a result
Pretend to be affected by (feeling, state, injury)
Gesture, especially a dramatic one, used instead of speaking…
Edifice
A building, especially a large, imposing one
Ensue
Happen or occur afterward or as a result
70 terms
AP English 3 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
sepulchre
utopia
edifice
physiognomy
a burial vault, a receptacle built for sacred relics
an ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political…
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
the art of judging human character from facial features
sepulchre
a burial vault, a receptacle built for sacred relics
utopia
an ideally perfect place, especially in its social, political…
25 terms
AP English Vocab #9 (The Scarlet Letter)
abashed
antinomian
autumnal
baggage
to destroy the self-confidence of
one who rejects a socially established morality
a period of maturity or incipient decline
a worthless or contemptible woman
abashed
to destroy the self-confidence of
antinomian
one who rejects a socially established morality
113 terms
AP English 3 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
ponderous
edifice
inauspicious
portal
massive, unwieldy
a building, esp. one of important size
ill-omened
doorway or entrance
ponderous
massive, unwieldy
edifice
a building, esp. one of important size
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary for Ap English 3
Edifice
Iniquity
Repentance
Retribution
A large or massive structure or building.
Lack of fairness or justice.
Regret or sorrow felt for some wrong-doing, along with a dete…
Suitable reward or punishment for good or evil actions
Edifice
A large or massive structure or building.
Iniquity
Lack of fairness or justice.
34 terms
AP English III - The Scarlet Letter Literary Terms
Romanticism
Narrator
Frame Narrative
Allusion
an artistic movement that occurred in America during the 1800…
the voice through which the author tells the narrative. Often…
a narrative in which an introductory plot provides context fo…
a reference to a well-known text or work of literature, made…
Romanticism
an artistic movement that occurred in America during the 1800…
Narrator
the voice through which the author tells the narrative. Often…
25 terms
AP English Vocab #10 (The Scarlet Letter)
abate
betwixt
brazen
contumely
put an end to
between
marked by contemptuous boldness
rude language or treatment arising from haughtiness and conte…
abate
put an end to
betwixt
between
11 AP English "The Scarlet Letter" Vocab. 1
Edifice
Disdainful
Mutability
Garb
A building; a structure; chiefly applied to elegant houses, a…
Scornful; contemptuous; haughty.
The quality of being subject to change or alteration.
Clothing in general.
Edifice
A building; a structure; chiefly applied to elegant houses, a…
Disdainful
Scornful; contemptuous; haughty.
35 terms
AP English Scarlet Letter Vocab
Abash (V)
Abstruse (Adj)
Asperity (n)
Brazen (adj)
To destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of;…
Hard to understand or secret; hidden
Harshness or sharpness of tone, temper, or manner.
Shameless or impudent.
Abash (V)
To destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of;…
Abstruse (Adj)
Hard to understand or secret; hidden
18 terms
English 10 - Pre-AP - The Scarlet Letter- Test 2
profane
scrupulous
sagacity
vilify
unholy
conscientious
wisdom
to slander
profane
unholy
scrupulous
conscientious
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