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English Literature Quiz 12
popular ballad
analogy
comedy
couplet
a short, narrative folk song which tells of a single event in…
a comparison of two things that may share common characters
a play that ends happily
two rhyming lines which express a complete thought
popular ballad
a short, narrative folk song which tells of a single event in…
analogy
a comparison of two things that may share common characters
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English 7 Vocabulary 12: Literature
adage (noun)
alliteration (noun)
allusion (noun)
anthology (noun)
A traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
Repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
An indirect reference to something
A collection of writings by various authors
adage (noun)
A traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
alliteration (noun)
Repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
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English 12 Literature Terms
Epic
Pastoral
Diction
Alliteration
a narrative work about the life of a man (person), his experi…
a work that deals with the pleasures of a simple rural life o…
the author's choice of particular words
the repetition of a consonant sound in a work
Epic
a narrative work about the life of a man (person), his experi…
Pastoral
a work that deals with the pleasures of a simple rural life o…
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English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
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Literature Terms (English 12)
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Major unit of action in a play
Work with two levels of meanings, a literal and a symbolic
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
indirect reference to a person, place, event, or a literary w…
Act
Major unit of action in a play
Allegory
Work with two levels of meanings, a literal and a symbolic
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English 12 Terms Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an indirect or passing reference.
a punctuation mark ( ' ) used to indicate either possession,…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
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ENGLISH LITERATURE GRADE 11 & 12
author's purpose
audience
style
habitation
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
the intended reader of a piece
An author's characteristic manner of expression
the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said…
author's purpose
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
audience
the intended reader of a piece
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English 12 exam review - literature
hyperbole
simile
allusion
connotation
overstatement or exaggeration
a comparison that used "like" or "as"
makes reference to a place, person, or something that has hap…
the emotions associated with a word
hyperbole
overstatement or exaggeration
simile
a comparison that used "like" or "as"
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 6
abate
accrue
adulation
annotation
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... SYNONYM: idolizatio…
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially fo…
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree; to subside; to nullify... S…
accrue
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural…
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English 12 AP Literature Terms
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Metonymy
A comparison of things that are apparently not alike. ... Eg. "A…
A figurative comparison using the words like or as. ... "She sin…
Where objects or animals are given human quality. ... "The cloud…
A figure of speech in which a representative term is used for…
Metaphor
A comparison of things that are apparently not alike. ... Eg. "A…
Simile
A figurative comparison using the words like or as. ... "She sin…
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English Literature 12 test 9
All things are prone to change
Nature is a better teacher than sages…
The simplicity of rural life is descri…
Sir Roger de Coverley appears
"Mutability"
"The Tables Turned"
"The Deserted Village"
"The Spectator Club"
All things are prone to change
"Mutability"
Nature is a better teacher than sages…
"The Tables Turned"
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Abeka English Literature Test 12
theme
couplet
comedy
madrigal
The central idea in a work
2 rhyming lines which express a complete thought
a play that ends happily
a popular Elizabethan love song consisting of voice parts wov…
theme
The central idea in a work
couplet
2 rhyming lines which express a complete thought
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 10
adamant
brouhaha
bulwark
choleric
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion... (n.) an extremely hard subs…
(n.) a confused hodgepodge of sounds, ... hubbub; an uproar or c…
(n.) a strong defense or protection, ... a solid wall-like struc…
(adj.) easily made angry, bad-tempered... SYNONYM: testy
adamant
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion... (n.) an extremely hard subs…
brouhaha
(n.) a confused hodgepodge of sounds, ... hubbub; an uproar or c…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 8
abet
absolve
blatant
broach
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid... SYNONYM: support
(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... SYNONYM: a…
(adj.) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuo…
(v.) to bring up or begin to talk about; to announce... SYNONYM:…
abet
(v.) to encourage, assist, aid... SYNONYM: support
absolve
(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt... SYNONYM: a…
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 9
amenable
berate
carnage
collate
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, liable, to be h…
(v.) to scold sharply... SYNONYM: chide, rebuke, reprimand
(n.) large-scale slaughter or loss of life... SYNONYM: butchery,…
(v.) to compare critically in order to note differences, simi…
amenable
(adj.) willing to follow advice or authority, liable, to be h…
berate
(v.) to scold sharply... SYNONYM: chide, rebuke, reprimand
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English 12 Literature Vocabulary Unit 7
censurable
contingent
corroborate
denizen
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYNONYM: blameworthy
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain... SYNONYM: substantiate, ver…
(n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place... SYNON…
censurable
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYNONYM: blameworthy
contingent
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
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English 12 Greek Literature
archetype
denotative meaning
connotative meaning
simile
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
definition meaning
emotional meaning
comparison using like or as
archetype
an original model in which a model, idea, or representation i…
denotative meaning
definition meaning
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English Unit 12 Literature
Adage
Alliteration
Allusion
Anthology
a traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
an indirect reference to something
a collection of writings by various authors
Adage
a traditional saying widely considered to be wise and true
Alliteration
repetition of sounds, usually of consonants, especially at th…
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English 12 Literature Flashcards
Allegory
Aliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
In writing a reference to another work or famous figure.
A comparison. Usually used to help clarify, a simple action i…
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Aliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
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English 12 English Literature Test
Why do we read?
What about secular literature?
How can secular literature contain tru…
What is the great conversation?
imagination, knowledge, and truth
-Truth in secular literature
-All truth is Gods truth... -General revelation... -People created…
When you read you are participating in a discussion through t…
Why do we read?
imagination, knowledge, and truth
What about secular literature?
-Truth in secular literature
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English Literature 12 Quiz 12
Accent
Action
Allegory
Alliteration
The stressing of certain syllables or words.
The actual movement and speech of characters performing "acti…
A narrative in which the character, places, and events repres…
The repetition of the same consonant sounds.
Accent
The stressing of certain syllables or words.
Action
The actual movement and speech of characters performing "acti…
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English 12 Literature Final Exam
allegory
aphorism
arguement
autobiography
A work of art with two levels of meaning; ... The masque of Red…
A brief statement, usually one sentence long, that expresses…
Claim, support, counterargument.
Story of a person's life, written by that person.
allegory
A work of art with two levels of meaning; ... The masque of Red…
aphorism
A brief statement, usually one sentence long, that expresses…
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English Literature 12
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
Alliteration is the repetition of the initial sounds of adjac…
A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, t…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
alliteration
Alliteration is the repetition of the initial sounds of adjac…
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English 12. British Literature
assonance
consonance
alliteration
oxymoron
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appe…
assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel
consonance
the recurrence of similar sounds, especially consonants, in c…
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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 9
The Deserted Village
Expostulation and Reply
My Native Land
The dictionary
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
what poem discusses the poet's love for his homeland
what did Samuel Johnson begin writing in 1747
The Deserted Village
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
Expostulation and Reply
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
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English 12 Final Literature
The Pearl Poet
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
Sonnet 18
Wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (also Pearl, Purity, an…
Wrote Othello
Wrote Sonnet 18
"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"
The Pearl Poet
Wrote Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (also Pearl, Purity, an…
William Shakespeare
Wrote Othello
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English Literature Grade 12
The Book of Martyrs
The Book of Martyrs Written by
Sonnet 18
Sonnet 18 written by
"God be praised, good people, I am come away from them under…
John Foxe
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely…
William Shakespear
The Book of Martyrs
"God be praised, good people, I am come away from them under…
The Book of Martyrs Written by
John Foxe
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English literature: chapter 12
Limbs
Allusion
How i was placed
Humbled
Arms and legs
Reference, mention
What my situation was
Modest
Limbs
Arms and legs
Allusion
Reference, mention
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English 12 literature unit 3
The English Reformation
Because of the rebirth of the culture
Because it was ruled by the Tutor mona…
Because of Elizabeth 1
The end of the 15th centuary through the forst part of the 17…
Why is it known as the English Renaissance?
Why is it called the Tutor Age as well?
Why is it named the Elizabethan period?
The English Reformation
The end of the 15th centuary through the forst part of the 17…
Because of the rebirth of the culture
Why is it known as the English Renaissance?
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English Literature Vocabulary List 12
Etymology
Hyperbole
Legend
Odious
The study of word origins
Grossly exaggerated speech
Key to a map
hateful
Etymology
The study of word origins
Hyperbole
Grossly exaggerated speech
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English 12 Ap literature terms
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Story or poem in which charactors,settings, and events stand…
Reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Comparison made between two things to show how they are alike
Brief story, told to illustrate a point or serve as an exampl…
Allegory
Story or poem in which charactors,settings, and events stand…
Allusion
Reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
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English Literature 12 Mid-term
Anglo Saxon Poetry
Scop
Caesura
Kenning
7th Century - 1066 Poetry, known as Old English literature
Minstrels; Oral poets within Old English literature
A break or pause in a metrical foot
Anglo Saxon metaphor
Anglo Saxon Poetry
7th Century - 1066 Poetry, known as Old English literature
Scop
Minstrels; Oral poets within Old English literature
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Literature Terms Quiz English 12
apostrophe
didactic
denotation
irony
the author detaches himself from the reality and addresses an…
literary texts which are overloaded with informative or reali…
literal or dictionary meaning of a word
figure of speech in which words are used in such a way that t…
apostrophe
the author detaches himself from the reality and addresses an…
didactic
literary texts which are overloaded with informative or reali…
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Applied English 12 Literature Terms - Short Stories
Mood
Tone
Theme
Setting
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
Central idea of a work of literature; the author's overall me…
The time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a…
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AP English 12 Elements of Literature
proscenium arch
wings
apron
fourth wall
an arch over the front of a stage
traditionally associated with the proscenium theatre, they ar…
the area of a stage that stretches out past the primary playi…
theatrical term applied to the realist stage, where actors no…
proscenium arch
an arch over the front of a stage
wings
traditionally associated with the proscenium theatre, they ar…
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AP English Literature Vocab 12
Elegiac
Fecund
Fortuitous
Infirmity
Expressing sorrow or lamentation
Producing or capable of producing offspring
Happening or produced by chance
A weakness or disability
Elegiac
Expressing sorrow or lamentation
Fecund
Producing or capable of producing offspring
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Abeka English Literature Test 12
theme
couplet
comedy
madrigal
...
...
...
...
theme
...
couplet
...
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English 12 literature unit 3
Sir. Thomas More
John Foxe
Edmund Spencer
Christopher Marlowe
Who wrote Utopia?
Who wrote The book of Martyrs
Who wrote The Faerie Queen?
Who wrote Doctor Faustus?
Sir. Thomas More
Who wrote Utopia?
John Foxe
Who wrote The book of Martyrs
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AP English 12 Literature Terms
Accent
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
The emphasis or STRESS, given a syllable in pronunciation, we…
A major division in the action of a play. The ends of acts ar…
A narration or description usually restricted to a single mea…
The repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of…
Accent
The emphasis or STRESS, given a syllable in pronunciation, we…
Act
A major division in the action of a play. The ends of acts ar…
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AP English 12: (5) Literature
Prose
Poesy
Epic
Idyll
Speech or writing without metrical structure, as opposed to p…
Poetry.
A long poem about the deeds of great men or a nation's histor…
A simple written description of rural life and pastoral scenes.
Prose
Speech or writing without metrical structure, as opposed to p…
Poesy
Poetry.
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English 12: Literature- Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Aphorism
What is the repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants,…
What is a reference to a person, a place, an event, or a lite…
What is a literary device consisting of repetition of a word…
What is a terse, pointed statement expressing some wise of cl…
Alliteration
What is the repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants,…
Allusion
What is a reference to a person, a place, an event, or a lite…
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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 9
The Deserted Village
Expostulation and Reply
My Native Land
To a Louse
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
what poem discusses the poet's love for his homeland
teaches man to be sincere and not to be hypocritical (work)
The Deserted Village
times of lament are no more. the simplicity of rural life (th…
Expostulation and Reply
the power of nature to impress our minds (theme)
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English Literature 12: Chapter 3
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD ... (1485-1625)
In what year parameters was it conside…
Why is this era known for the English…
Why is it also called the Tudor Age?
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD... (1485-1625)
It was the period from the end of the fifteenth century throu…
While this age has been given many names, it is known as the…
Because it was ruled by the Tudor monarchs.
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD ... (1485-1625)
THE ELIZABETHAN PERIOD... (1485-1625)
In what year parameters was it conside…
It was the period from the end of the fifteenth century throu…
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English 12 terms & devices in literature
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Anti-climax
- a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal…
- an expression designed to call something to mind without me…
- a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of…
- a disappointing end to an exciting or impressive series of…
Allegory
- a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal…
Allusion
- an expression designed to call something to mind without me…
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English Literature 12 Chapter 4
THE AGE OF THE PURITANS... (1625-1660)
What was the 17th century known for?
What did the Puritans believe?
(1) What was John Milton considered…
THE AGE OF THE PURITANS... (1625-1660)
The Age of the Puritans
*They believed that Christians should live a pure and holy li…
(1) The greatest poet of the time and the second greatest wri…
THE AGE OF THE PURITANS... (1625-1660)
THE AGE OF THE PURITANS... (1625-1660)
What was the 17th century known for?
The Age of the Puritans
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English 12 English Literature CH 1-3
causera
parallelism
kennings
scop
pause between two half lines of anglo-saxon poetry
repetition of ideas in slightly differing form
strong metaphorical expressions
anglo-saxon poet
causera
pause between two half lines of anglo-saxon poetry
parallelism
repetition of ideas in slightly differing form
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AP English 12 Works of Literature
Lord of the Files
Animal Farm
Of Mice and Men
Macbeth
William Golding
George Orwell
John Steinbeck
William Shakespeare
Lord of the Files
William Golding
Animal Farm
George Orwell
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English 12 Semester 2 Literature
Increment
Vacillate
Benign
Charlatan
An enlargement, increase, addition
To swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to an…
Gentle, kind, forgiving, understanding
One who feigns knowledge or ability
Increment
An enlargement, increase, addition
Vacillate
To swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to an…
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English: 12.3; Literatur allgemein
literature
oral
tradition
contemporary
Literatur
mündlich (überliefert)
Tradition
zeitgenössisch, Gegenwarts-
literature
Literatur
oral
mündlich (überliefert)
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