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AP Lit Allusions: LITERATURE
Pollyanna
albatross around one's neck
Faust/Faustian bargain
Babbitt
from Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 children's classic of the same…
from "The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner" (1798) by Samuel Taylo…
from the classic German legend (also von Goethe's stage versi…
from Sinclair Lewis' "Babbit" (1922); the protagonist is a co…
Pollyanna
from Eleanor H. Porter's 1913 children's classic of the same…
albatross around one's neck
from "The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner" (1798) by Samuel Taylo…
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Lit terms Analysis of literature
fiction
Setting
Plot
Characters
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
the time and place in which a story takes place.
the progression of related events in a work of fiction. It or…
individuals who take part in the story's actions.
fiction
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
Setting
the time and place in which a story takes place.
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Drug Lit - Primary Literature
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Title
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Abstract
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Introduction
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Methodology
♣ First indication of reader interest... ♣ Descriptive?
♣ 2nd (most important?) in reader interest... ♣ Unstructured (On…
♣ Background... ♣ Purpose... ♣ Goals and Objectives... ♣ LAST PARAGRAP…
(IF THE METHODS ARE REASONABLE, THEN THE CONCLUSIONS CAN BE T…
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Title
♣ First indication of reader interest... ♣ Descriptive?
Anatomy of Primary Journal... Abstract
♣ 2nd (most important?) in reader interest... ♣ Unstructured (On…
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AP Lit Terms (LITERATURE)
Pollyanna
albatross around one's neck
Faust/Faustian bargain
Babbitt
one who has an irrepressibly optimistic outlook in the face o…
psychological burden that feels like a curse. ... (Samuel Taylor…
An agreement in which a person abandons his spiritual values…
person and especially a business or professional man who conf…
Pollyanna
one who has an irrepressibly optimistic outlook in the face o…
albatross around one's neck
psychological burden that feels like a curse. ... (Samuel Taylor…
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Med Lit: interpreting the Literature
what is the first step to literature i…
medical journals are ranked according…
journals that are considered stronger…
T or F: not every article in a "peer r…
to read enough background info on the subject- understand as…
citation rates
high submission rates, low acceptance rates
True
what is the first step to literature i…
to read enough background info on the subject- understand as…
medical journals are ranked according…
citation rates
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WORLD LIT AND COMP 2 Unit 3 Chinese and Japanese Literature
aphorism
Taoism
Tao
Confucianism
short statement that expresses truths/priciples
system of philosophical thought that focuses on living a simp…
the force that controls the universe; MYSTERY - contradictory…
social philosophy that is concerned with temporal nature of s…
aphorism
short statement that expresses truths/priciples
Taoism
system of philosophical thought that focuses on living a simp…
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Literature Lit Set 3
Hamlet
Oedipus Rex
Macbeth
Moby-Dick
William Shakespeare
Sophocles
William Shakespeare
Hermen Melville
Hamlet
William Shakespeare
Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
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Literature lit Terms
prose
nonfiction
tone
humorous
literature written in paragraphs
any prose account that tells about something that actually ha…
the author's attitude about a writing piece
to make you laugh
prose
literature written in paragraphs
nonfiction
any prose account that tells about something that actually ha…
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Ap Spanish Literature All Lit Terms
Acotación
Aféresis
Agudo
Alegoría
Def: anotaciones alrededor del pasaje o al margen del trabajo.
Def: eliminación de algunos sonidos al principio en palabras…
Def: acento agudo o sílaba tónica: acento en la última sílaba…
Def: metáfora continuada a lo largo de una composición o de u…
Acotación
Def: anotaciones alrededor del pasaje o al margen del trabajo.
Aféresis
Def: eliminación de algunos sonidos al principio en palabras…
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The LIT Literature Final LIT preparation
verse
paraphrase
rhyme
meter
any composition in lines of more/less regular rhythm, usually…
putting a poem into your own words
2 words with identical/similar vowel sounds
recurrent/regular/rhythmic pattern in verse occurs when stres…
verse
any composition in lines of more/less regular rhythm, usually…
paraphrase
putting a poem into your own words
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Honors Lit - Vocabulary of Drama and Literature
aside
dramatic irony
soliloquy
dialogue
short speech delivered by a character in a play in order to e…
contradiction between what a character thinks and what the re…
long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on s…
conversation between characters that may reveal their traits…
aside
short speech delivered by a character in a play in order to e…
dramatic irony
contradiction between what a character thinks and what the re…
Literature 2
assortment
beady
to beckon over
to wave a hand at
асортимент
кулька, кулькоподібний
підізвати
помахати рукою, підізвати рукою
assortment
асортимент
beady
кулька, кулькоподібний
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Brit. Lit. Semester 2 Literature/Authors/Time Periods
Romantic Poets
William Blake
William Wordsworth
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Keats, Byron, and Shelley
-wrote: ... the lamb... the tyger... little boy lost... little boy found…
-wrote: ... I wandered lonely as a child ... lines composed a few m…
-wrote "kubla khan" and "the rime of the ancient mariner"
Romantic Poets
Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Keats, Byron, and Shelley
William Blake
-wrote: ... the lamb... the tyger... little boy lost... little boy found…
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AP English Literature: Lit Terms
Allegory
Anaphora
Ananstrophe
Antimetabole
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
inversion of the usual, normal, or logical order of the parts…
repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammati…
Allegory
story or poem in which elements stand for other people or for…
Anaphora
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
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brit lit literature terms
alliteration
aside
assonance
blank verse
the repetition of initial consonant sounds. It is often used…
a statement delivered by am actor to an audience in such a aw…
the repetition of vowel sounds in stressed syllables containi…
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter. It usually cont…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds. It is often used…
aside
a statement delivered by am actor to an audience in such a aw…
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vocabulary Lit for literature Class ;)
light-year
maneuver
marsupial
metaphor
a long distance or great amount.
a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.
a mammal of an order whose members are born incompletely deve…
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
light-year
a long distance or great amount.
maneuver
a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.
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AP Lit British Literature
sonnet
quatrain
open formed poetry
closed form poetry
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
*eliminates the restrictions of the closed form... *each poem is…
*lines contain specific numbers of syllables measured out acc…
sonnet
14 lines and is one of the most popular and durable closed po…
quatrain
*four line stanza ... *most common and adaptable stanzaic buildi…
AP Literature Lit terms
Anadiplosis
Anapest
Anaphora
Antithesis
"repetition of the ending segment at the beginning of another…
"a metrical foot consisting of two unstressed syllables follo…
"repetition of the beginnings of sentences or clauses"
"juxtaposition of contrasts in parallel structures"
Anadiplosis
"repetition of the ending segment at the beginning of another…
Anapest
"a metrical foot consisting of two unstressed syllables follo…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
Metonymy
Alliteration... Ex: "The Wicked Witch of…
Synecdoche ... Ex: "Oh, that this too, to…
Synesthesia
the practice of not using the formal word for an object or su…
words are used in quick succession and begin with letters bel…
a literary devices that uses a part of something to refer to…
it refers to the depiction of a strong connection, link or bo…
Metonymy
the practice of not using the formal word for an object or su…
Alliteration... Ex: "The Wicked Witch of…
words are used in quick succession and begin with letters bel…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
3rd person limited
3rd person objective
alliteration
allusion
narrator speaks in 3rd person but restricts to 1 person's vie…
narrator refuses to enter the minds of any character
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
reference to something universally known
3rd person limited
narrator speaks in 3rd person but restricts to 1 person's vie…
3rd person objective
narrator refuses to enter the minds of any character
19 terms
authors and literature brit lit
Frankenstein
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Dracula
Whoso list to hunt
Mary Shelley
Robert Louis Stevenson
Bram Stoker
sir Thomas wyatt
Frankenstein
Mary Shelley
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
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AP Literature: Lit Terms
Antecedent
Antihero
Antithetical
Aphorism
An expression that gives meaning to a pro-form
A central character in a story or movie who lacks conventiona…
Directly opposed or contrasted
A pithy observation that contains a general truth
Antecedent
An expression that gives meaning to a pro-form
Antihero
A central character in a story or movie who lacks conventiona…
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Literature Terms--Lit Crit
ACTION
ALLEGORY
ALLITERATION
ANALOGY
The bare events in a story. Action should not be confused wit…
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
A literary device which creates interest by the recurrence of…
A comparison between two things, or pairs of things, to revea…
ACTION
The bare events in a story. Action should not be confused wit…
ALLEGORY
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
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Literature Warmups: Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Is a symbolic device in which characters or events in a story…
The repetition of an initial constant sound. Often used in po…
Figure of speech where the author refers to a subject matter…
A comparison between two things for pupose of explanation or…
Allegory
Is a symbolic device in which characters or events in a story…
Alliteration
The repetition of an initial constant sound. Often used in po…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
Quixotic
Extended Metaphor
Paradox
Oxymoron
Acting foolishly or unnecessarily
A metaphor that is continued for several sentences
A seemingly self contradictory STATEMENT / phrase
Two WORDS that are opposite, but put together
Quixotic
Acting foolishly or unnecessarily
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor that is continued for several sentences
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AP Lit Literature Devices
symbolism
fresh imagery
personification
animation
the use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
describing something in a very unique way that no one has eve…
giving humanlike qualities to something other than a person
giving living qualities to an inanimate object
symbolism
the use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often…
fresh imagery
describing something in a very unique way that no one has eve…
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English Lit- literature terms
play
drama
act
scene
a story, in verse or prose, that is generally intended to be…
a serious literary work, usually intended for performance bef…
a major division of the action of a play or drama. usually su…
a subdivision of an act in drama. transitions indicated by lo…
play
a story, in verse or prose, that is generally intended to be…
drama
a serious literary work, usually intended for performance bef…
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AP LIT literature terms
allegory
allusion
alliteration
anaphora
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
when words begin with the same sounds. Ex. "The west wind wen…
repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
allegory
a figure of speech in which abstract ideas and principles are…
allusion
reference to something else. Generally, when we consider some…
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Lit Terms- British Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning.
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, etc..
A foot with two unstressed syllables followed by one stressed…
Allegory
A literary work with two or more levels of meaning.
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds.
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AP Lit: Literature Terminology
Archetype
Stock
Imagery
Spatial
Original model from which something is developed or made
a type of character who regularly appears in certain literary…
Sight (visual), Sound (auditory), Touch (tactile), Taste (pap…
organization of information using spatial cues such as top to…
Archetype
Original model from which something is developed or made
Stock
a type of character who regularly appears in certain literary…
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Brit Lit Literature
Anglo/Saxon Lyric Poems... "The Seafarer"…
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tails and Medieval Lite…
Elizabethan poems (Pastorals and Sonne…
...
A great warrior, goes to Denmark on a successful mission to k…
...
...
Anglo/Saxon Lyric Poems... "The Seafarer"…
...
Beowulf
A great warrior, goes to Denmark on a successful mission to k…
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Spanish Lit Literature section
la literatura
la narrativa
la novela
el cuento
arte de la expresión verbal
genero literario constituido por la novela, la novela corta y…
obra literaria de cierta extensión
narración breve de ficción
la literatura
arte de la expresión verbal
la narrativa
genero literario constituido por la novela, la novela corta y…
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AP Literature Lit Terms
allusion
analogy
anti hero
apostrophe
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
Character that has characteristics opposite of a hero; clumsy…
Arrangement of words addressing a non-existent person of abst…
allusion
An implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing…
analogy
Relationship based on parallels or connections between ideas
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American Lit: Literature terms
onomatopoeia
simile
hyperbole
narrative
the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by i…
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly…
obvious and intentional exaggeration
a story or account of events, experiences, or the like, wheth…
onomatopoeia
the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by i…
simile
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly…
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American Literature (Lit Terms) Final
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Almanac
A story with a figurative meaning; usually with a moral appli…
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Reference to earlier work.
Reference book, encyclopedia.
Allegory
A story with a figurative meaning; usually with a moral appli…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
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AP Literature Lit Terms
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
the stress on a certain syllable
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of at lea…
A reference within a work to a person, place, event, or anoth…
accent
the stress on a certain syllable
allegory
Describes a story that contains a double meaning
441 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
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British Literature Lit Terms
Inductive argument
Deductive argument
Cause and Effect
Definition
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
...
...
Inductive argument
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
Deductive argument
An argumentative strategy in which an author explores the top…
20 terms
Literature 8 lit terms
Genre
Plot
Exposition
Inciting incident
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular…
A narrative term defined as the events that make up a story.
The part of the story, usually near the beginning, in which t…
The event that gets your story started
Genre
a class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular…
Plot
A narrative term defined as the events that make up a story.
21 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms
allegory
apostrophe
ellipsis
hyperbole
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
a figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent…
the omission of a word or phrase which is grammatically neces…
intentional exaggeration to create an effect
allegory
a literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent…
74 terms
Lit terms Analysis of literature
fiction
Setting
Plot
Characters
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
the time and place in which a story takes place.
the progression of related events in a work of fiction. It or…
individuals who take part in the story's actions.
fiction
narrative prose about characters and events from the author's…
Setting
the time and place in which a story takes place.
441 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
441 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
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literature unit 1 lit terms
similie
metaphor
hyperbole
idiom
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike…
a comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have…
a figure of speech in which the truth is exaggerated for emph…
an expression that has a meaning different from the meaning o…
similie
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike…
metaphor
a comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have…
32 terms
AP Lit- Literature Periods
428-1066
1066-1450
1485-1660
1660-1790
Old English Period
Middle English Period
Renaissance/Reformation
Neoclassical (Enlightenment)
428-1066
Old English Period
1066-1450
Middle English Period
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AP Literature Lit Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Cacophony
Euphony
A number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
When two or more words close to one another repeat the same v…
Points to a situation where there is a mixture of harsh and i…
The use of words and phrases that are distinguished as having…
Alliteration
A number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occ…
Assonance
When two or more words close to one another repeat the same v…
31 terms
AP Lit Literature Allusions
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
To speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
One who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
Gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged; after Brobdin…
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AP LITERATURE LIT TERMS
Simile
Metaphor
Oxymoron
Irony
A comparison or analogy that typically uses like or as.
A comparison or analogy that states one thing IS another
A phrase composed of opposites; a contradiction.
A statement that means the opposite of what it seems to mean;…
Simile
A comparison or analogy that typically uses like or as.
Metaphor
A comparison or analogy that states one thing IS another
31 terms
Literature Allusions - AP LIT
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged ; after Brobdi…
to speak or behave clumsily or faltering, to make a humming o…
one who gains affluence or recognition after obscurity and ne…
Babbitt
a self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Brobdingnagian
gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged ; after Brobdi…
11 terms
literature AP lit terms
story
plot
components of a plot
exposition
narrative... the unfolding of events
story plus the complex interconnections between events
exposition... conflict... rising action... climax... falling action... denou…
acquaints readers with the setting of the story (time and pla…
story
narrative... the unfolding of events
plot
story plus the complex interconnections between events
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