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770 terms
English Literature
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
English Literature
Cliffhanger
Chekhov's Gun
Periphrasis
Aphorism
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
It is a stylistic device that can be defined as the use of ex…
Concise statement that contains a cleverly stated subject tru…
Cliffhanger
A Narrative that ends unresolved to draw the audience back to…
Chekhov's Gun
Insertion of an apparently irrelevant object early in a narra…
20 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
English Literature
academic
voracious
literature
syllabus
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
文学writings in which expression and form, in connection with i…
课程提纲an outline or other brief statement of the main points of…
academic
学术的of or relating to a college, academy, school, or other edu…
voracious
狼吞虎咽的craving or consuming large quantities of food
53 terms
English literature
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels is...
Heroic couplet
Iambic pentameter
Gulliver's Travels
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
A pair of rhyming iambic pentameters much used by Chaucer and…
A line of verse with five metrical feet each consisting of on…
The Lilliputians, Yahoos and Houyhnhmn…
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels is...
A satire of a man who travels and examines different cultures
116 terms
English Literature
Geoffrey Chaucer
Edmund Spenser
John Donne
Christopher Marlowe
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
(1572 - 1631) Metaphysical poet, famous for metaphysical conc…
(1564 - 1593) Poor contemporary of Shakespeare, wrote poems a…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Canterbury Tales (late 14th century) Twenty stories, mostly i…
Edmund Spenser
The Fairie Queene (1590) Epic poem; allegorical references to…
12 terms
English Literature
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
adjective: pejorative... noun: pejorative…
laissez-faire
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
adjective: ... 1.... expressing contempt or disapproval.... ""perm…
noun: laissez-faire... a policy or attitude of letting things…
proliferate... gerund or present particip…
verb... increase rapidly in numbers; multiply.... "the science f…
profusion... plural noun: profusions
noun:... an abundance or large quantity of something.... "a rich…
ENGLISH LITERATURE
blog
ppt
excel
quizlet
writing article
presentation
spreadsheet
making quiz
blog
writing article
ppt
presentation
20 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
English Literature
Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, and…
Often recalled as a medieval horror st…
Milton's Lycidas is an example of?
In a typical Gothic Novel
Novelists
The Pilgrims Progress
Pastoral elegy
magic, mystery, horror, and ghost abounds
Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, and…
Novelists
Often recalled as a medieval horror st…
The Pilgrims Progress
48 terms
English Literature
Poetry
Rhythm
Scop
gleeman
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
The anglo-saxon poet
recited poems; was not an original poet, but a performer, a c…
Poetry
The first literature of the Anglo-Saxons
Rhythm
Poetry was easier to remember than prose due to its _________.
English Literature {Elements of Literature}
Plot
Conflict
Denouncement
Character
Actions of the story, overall shape of story
Problem in story, makes need for resolution
Resolution, revaluation, relief from conflict
Anything with a mind, heart, or will. Anything that thinks, a…
Plot
Actions of the story, overall shape of story
Conflict
Problem in story, makes need for resolution
201 terms
IB English Literature Terms
Abstract
Adage
Aesthetic distance
Allegory
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
A proverb, wise saying
an audience's detachment or non-involvement with the characte…
A literary or pictorial device in which each literal characte…
Abstract
Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
Adage
A proverb, wise saying
English Literature Terms final
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Theme
setting
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
A central idea or insight about life revealed by a literary…
where and when a story takes place
Verbal Irony
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
Dramatic Irony
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
English literature
Noun
Verb
Pronoun
Adjective
A word that identifies a person, place, thing or idea
A word identifying action or movement
A word substituted for a persons name
A word describing quality or condition
Noun
A word that identifies a person, place, thing or idea
Verb
A word identifying action or movement
English Literature
Academic ;adj
Voracious;adj
Literature; n
Syllabus; n
1,associated with academia or an academy... 2,hypothetical or th…
1,excessively greedy and grasping... "paying taxes to voracious…
1,creative writing of recognized artistic value... 2,the humanis…
an integrated course of academic studies
Academic ;adj
1,associated with academia or an academy... 2,hypothetical or th…
Voracious;adj
1,excessively greedy and grasping... "paying taxes to voracious…
32 terms
English literature
litteratur
barnlitteratur
engelsk litteratur
författare
literature
children's literature, books
English literature
author
litteratur
literature
barnlitteratur
children's literature, books
15 terms
Early English Literature Vocab
Chivalry
Sacrilege
Amorous
Ballad
Code of honor and ethics taken by knights.
(n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sa…
moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous adv…
A long poem in verse form that tells a story.
Chivalry
Code of honor and ethics taken by knights.
Sacrilege
(n.) improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sa…
26 terms
English literature
Free verse
Simile
Metaphor
Refrain
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
Where one thing is described as something else, suggesting th…
Repeated word or series of words in response or counterpoint…
Free verse
Poem that doesn't have a rhyming scheme.
Simile
Where one thing is compared to another - uses 'like' or 'as'…
71 terms
English Literature Vocabulary
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
Allus
old saying; proverb
symbolic story
repetition of the initial sounds in words (eg., Peter Piper p…
subtle reference
Adage
old saying; proverb
Allegory
symbolic story
213 terms
English Literature Terminology
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
116 terms
English Literature CLEP
Old English
Middle English
Renaissance
Augustan Period
A time in history where literature was written to foster brav…
A time in history where literature was written to promote kni…
A time in history where literature was written to entertain t…
A time in history where literature was written for the emergi…
Old English
A time in history where literature was written to foster brav…
Middle English
A time in history where literature was written to promote kni…
English literature
Foreshadowing
Symbolism
Irony
Plot
Hints to what's to come
...
...
...
Foreshadowing
Hints to what's to come
Symbolism
...
English Literature
These violent delights have violent en…
What's in a name? That which we call a…
I tell you, he that can lay hold of he…
O, I am fortune's fool.
FRIAR LAWRENCE 1
JULIET 1
NURSE 1
ROMEO 1
These violent delights have violent en…
FRIAR LAWRENCE 1
What's in a name? That which we call a…
JULIET 1
English Literature
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Allusion
Imagery
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
visually descriptive or figurative language
Onomatopoeia
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
9 terms
English Literature
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
A Christmas Carol
Scrooge
Marley
This short story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the main character, wrestl…
Ghosts show Ebeneezer Scrooge Christmases past, present, and…
a bitter and/or greedy person; from Charles Dickens' A Christ…
Scrooge's business partner who died and haunted Scrooge, he a…
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
This short story Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the main character, wrestl…
A Christmas Carol
Ghosts show Ebeneezer Scrooge Christmases past, present, and…
131 terms
English Literature
Prometheus
MEDIEVAL PERIOD (476 A.D-15th century)
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Divine Comedy
Greek Titan in mythology known for his trickery and cunning w…
Christine de Pizan - The Book of the City of Ladies (11)... Pear…
created the rhyme royal form of poetry in the 14th century; u…
perhaps the most well-known example of terza rima.
Prometheus
Greek Titan in mythology known for his trickery and cunning w…
MEDIEVAL PERIOD (476 A.D-15th century)
Christine de Pizan - The Book of the City of Ladies (11)... Pear…
9 terms
English literature
Genre
Point of view
Setting
Characters
Category or type of literature ... Subgenre- fiction, realistic…
Point of view of the narration
Time and place
Protagonist- the main character ... Antagonist-character or forc…
Genre
Category or type of literature ... Subgenre- fiction, realistic…
Point of view
Point of view of the narration
AP English Literature Terms
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
English Literature Terms
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Theme
setting
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
A central idea or insight about life revealed by a literary…
where and when a story takes place
Verbal Irony
A character says one thing, but means something quite diffe…
Dramatic Irony
There is a contradiction between what a character thinks and…
11 terms
English: Literature
Virginia Woolf
Jerome David Salinger
Twelfth Night
Dante Alighieri
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
Shakespeare comedy set in Illyria, which ends with the marria…
Italian poet who wrote the "Inferno."
Virginia Woolf
Author of "To the Lighthouse" and "Mrs. Dalloway."
Jerome David Salinger
Author of "Catcher in the Rye" and "A Perfect Day for Bananaf…
13 terms
English Literature
allude
unsophisticated
metaphysical poet
gratuitous
To hint at
simple... adj. Showing inexperience.
highly abstract or theoretical; lacking physical form... the wor…
Unnecessary
allude
To hint at
unsophisticated
simple... adj. Showing inexperience.
125 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
This is a story with two or more levels of meaning--a literal…
This is the repetition of initial consonant sounds at the beg…
This is the reference to a person, place, or event from histo…
This is a comparison based on a similarity between things tha…
Allegory
This is a story with two or more levels of meaning--a literal…
Alliteration
This is the repetition of initial consonant sounds at the beg…
29 terms
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Beowulf
Geoffrey Chaucer
William Shakespeare
John Milton
Longest epic poem... Nat'l Epic pf England
The Canterbury Tales
38 plays, 154 sonnets, 2 narrative poems
Paradise Lost
Beowulf
Longest epic poem... Nat'l Epic pf England
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
43 terms
English Literature
Novel
Novella
Short Story
Characters
A long work of fiction. It has a complicated plot, many major…
Not as long as a novel but longer than a short story.
A brief work of fiction. It resembles a novel, but is a lot s…
A person or an animal that takes part in the action of a lite…
Novel
A long work of fiction. It has a complicated plot, many major…
Novella
Not as long as a novel but longer than a short story.
ENGLISH LITERATURE
Lewis Carroll
Agatha Christie
William Shakespeare
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarde…
He is known as the Father of English literature, is widely co…
Lewis Carroll
He was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican d…
Agatha Christie
She was an English crime novelist, short story writer and pla…
32 terms
English Literature: Old English
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Earls; Churls
Royalty; loyalty
Immortality
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
Anglo-Saxons assumed the value of ___ and ___.
Anglo-Saxons were religious and worshipped many naturalistic…
600-1200 (Beowulf)
Old English period (Anglo-Saxon)
Earls; Churls
Anglo-Saxons had two classes: The ___ were the ruling class a…
English Literature
"To Build a Fire"
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"
"The Open Boat"
"A White Heron"
Jack London
Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane
Sarah O. Jewett
"To Build a Fire"
Jack London
"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky"
Stephen Crane
6 terms
English Literature
William Shakespeare
Julius Caesar
Monarch
At the time people believed that the k…
Born in 1564, died in 1616. His works are widely read and quo…
Written in 1599 and set in 44 BC. It offers a good account of…
Ruled by a queen
The right to rule by god
William Shakespeare
Born in 1564, died in 1616. His works are widely read and quo…
Julius Caesar
Written in 1599 and set in 44 BC. It offers a good account of…
43 terms
English Literature
diction
elevated diction
low diction
abstract diction
word choice. Frequently part of the author's style
formal, big vocabulary, and proper word choice
slang, jargon, street language, simple vocabulary
ideas that are hard to wrap around and seem vague. Are hard t…
diction
word choice. Frequently part of the author's style
elevated diction
formal, big vocabulary, and proper word choice
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
19 terms
English Literature
Santha Rama Rau
India
Mother
Black Prince
the author of On Learning to Be an Indian
it is where Sanskrit was spoken many years ago
she was the first Kashmiri girl to marry outside her community
He promised to be the husband of the princess who lives beyon…
Santha Rama Rau
the author of On Learning to Be an Indian
India
it is where Sanskrit was spoken many years ago
English literature
Genre
Flashback
Exposition
Contex clue
A category of artistics compositions
A scene or memory from earlier period instead ingo the presen…
Introduces background info about events settings and characte…
Hints an author gives to help define a difficult or unuasual…
Genre
A category of artistics compositions
Flashback
A scene or memory from earlier period instead ingo the presen…
49 terms
English and literature
Adverbs
Conjunctions
Interjections
Edify
Modify verb another adverb or adjective
Connecting words that join words, grop & sentences... FANBOY
Expresss strong emotion
To instruct or improve someone morally or intellectually
Adverbs
Modify verb another adverb or adjective
Conjunctions
Connecting words that join words, grop & sentences... FANBOY
30 terms
English Literature: Middle English
1200-1500 (Chaucer)
French; English
Dark
French
Middle English
During the Middle English period, the Norman conquers made __…
The Middle Ages are also referred to as the "___ Ages."
During this period, over 10,000 ___words were added to the En…
1200-1500 (Chaucer)
Middle English
French; English
During the Middle English period, the Norman conquers made __…
45 terms
English literature
allusion
conceit
1st person
2nd person
a reference to a person, place, or thing, historical or liter…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
when the narrator is telling the story from his/her point of…
the narrator tells a listener what he/she has done or said us…
allusion
a reference to a person, place, or thing, historical or liter…
conceit
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
English Literature
Active creator
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A maker of meaning, a reader who has individual ideas rather…
Extended metaphor that veils a moral or political underlying…
Repetition of the initial letter or sound in adjacent words t…
Passing reference to another literary work
Active creator
A maker of meaning, a reader who has individual ideas rather…
Allegory
Extended metaphor that veils a moral or political underlying…
44 terms
English literature
types of poetry
lyric poetry- present day
lyric poetry- originally
forms of lyric poetry
lyric and narrative
-short poem... -single speaker... -expresses a state of mind involv…
-song sung... -accompaniment of a lyre... -ancient greece
-elegy... -ode... -sonnet
types of poetry
lyric and narrative
lyric poetry- present day
-short poem... -single speaker... -expresses a state of mind involv…
14 terms
English and Literature
structure
punctuation
paragraph
description
a thing constructed, a process or a system of rules
the use of marks in writing like: commas, full-stops and ques…
a section of a piece of writing, dealing with one topic (usua…
a representation of something in words or pictures using lots…
structure
a thing constructed, a process or a system of rules
punctuation
the use of marks in writing like: commas, full-stops and ques…
11 terms
English literature
simple sentence
compound sentence
complex sentence
prepositional phrase
a sentence containing one clause, a subject and a predicate
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
A sentence containing a subordinate clause or clauses
a modifying phrase consisting of a Preposition and its object
simple sentence
a sentence containing one clause, a subject and a predicate
compound sentence
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
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