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English Literature: Lit. Devices
Pronouns (We, I and you)
Polysyndeton/Asyndeton
Triads
! or ?
- We: together, group, communal (possibly the author with the…
Chaos, overwhelming profusion, lots of things happening, bore…
Persuasive, lots of things
shock, anger, outrage, uncertainty, persuasion
Pronouns (We, I and you)
- We: together, group, communal (possibly the author with the…
Polysyndeton/Asyndeton
Chaos, overwhelming profusion, lots of things happening, bore…
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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…
19 terms
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…
29 terms
American Literature: Lit Terms
allegory
allusion
antagonist
aside
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a person or a group of people who opposes a protagonist (aka…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
19 terms
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…
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…
59 terms
AP Literature Unit 2 Fiction and Poetry Lit of Examination (Semester 1)
metaphor
simile
personification
apostrophe
carrying out an implied change
direct comparison using the words "like" or "as"
giving human attributes to non-humans
addressing an inanimate objects as though it could answer
metaphor
carrying out an implied change
simile
direct comparison using the words "like" or "as"
80 terms
Literature Lit Set 3
Hamlet
Oedipus Rex
Macbeth
Moby-Dick
William Shakespeare
Sophocles
William Shakespeare
Hermen Melville
Hamlet
William Shakespeare
Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
43 terms
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…
world lit : japanese literature
what is the sacred tree?
define miyabi
what are the three treasure moods?
define wabi-sabi:
aka the sakaki tree... -represents shinto culture in japan
-"courtly elegance" or refinement ... -refers to aristocracy ele…
wabi-sabi, yugen, and mono no aware
-finding beauty in imperfection... -rustic and very simple... -acce…
what is the sacred tree?
aka the sakaki tree... -represents shinto culture in japan
define miyabi
-"courtly elegance" or refinement ... -refers to aristocracy ele…
lit test literature term
alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Book spine poem
Repetition of the beginning sounds of word
A reference to history, religion,mythology, or another work o…
Repetition of vowel sounds in poetry
A type of found poem that is written using the words on the s…
alliteration
Repetition of the beginning sounds of word
Allusion
A reference to history, religion,mythology, or another work o…
44 terms
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
32 terms
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…
25 terms
Literature 8H Lit Terms
Plot
Conflict
Internal conflict
External conflict
The series of events in a story, that typically include the f…
A struggle between opposing forces, which could be external o…
Is a struggle that takes place within a character's own mind,…
Involves a struggle between a character and an outside force,…
Plot
The series of events in a story, that typically include the f…
Conflict
A struggle between opposing forces, which could be external o…
47 terms
LITERATURE IS NOT LIT
PRODIGY
PAGEANT
NAÏVETE
MEGEAR
unusually talented person
elaborate play
a state of being simple of childlike
small amount
PRODIGY
unusually talented person
PAGEANT
elaborate play
25 terms
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.
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
19 terms
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…
Literature Terms 7th Grade Lit January
characterization
plot
point of view
context clues
Different ways to describe a character
Events that make up a story
Perspective from which the story is told
The words and sentence(s) around an unknown or confusing word
characterization
Different ways to describe a character
plot
Events that make up a story
Lit Terms examples in Literature
Animal Farm
She sells seashells down by the sea sh…
"Of vile, incurable sores on innocent…
"I ran all the way to the main gate, a…
(allegory) Allegory of communism. Manor Farm is allegorical o…
(alliteration) More examples include: Peper Piper picked a pe…
(allusion) Dulce et decorum est is an allusion forWorld War I…
(ambiguity) The words they and here used by Holden Caulfield…
Animal Farm
(allegory) Allegory of communism. Manor Farm is allegorical o…
She sells seashells down by the sea sh…
(alliteration) More examples include: Peper Piper picked a pe…
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
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
8 terms
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…
Literature and lit analysis
Exposition
Initiating Incident
Rising action
Climax
intro to characters, setting, background
First event in the story
series of tension/relief
emotional turning point. Driving question is answered
Exposition
intro to characters, setting, background
Initiating Incident
First event in the story
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…
100 terms
Modern Literature Lit Terms
abstract
action
allegory
alliteration
The opposite of concrete. The more intangible a term or state…
The events or unfolding of events in a narrative.
The concrete presentation of an abstract idea with at least t…
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words. "Peter... Piper…
abstract
The opposite of concrete. The more intangible a term or state…
action
The events or unfolding of events in a narrative.
10 terms
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…
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…
17 terms
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…
16 terms
Greek Literature - AP lit
Origin of Greek Drama
Dithyramb
Orchestra
Tragoedia
Created to worship God Dionysus
A lyric poem or hymn that was performed in praise of Dionysus
Circular dancing area
Song that chorus sang in honor of Dionysus - "goat song"
Origin of Greek Drama
Created to worship God Dionysus
Dithyramb
A lyric poem or hymn that was performed in praise of Dionysus
British Lit Literature
Of Ambition
Of Ambition
Of Ambition
Of Ambition
Essay
(1561-1626)
Main Idea: regards the analysis, motives, and pitfalls. Great…
Full of aphorisms
Of Ambition
Essay
Of Ambition
(1561-1626)
9 terms
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…
10 terms
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…
117 terms
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
34 terms
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
16 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
American Literature Timeline Lit.
Travel journals, religious text, diari…
Speeches, pamphlets, public documents
Everything (sentimental, individual wo…
Everything (realistic depictions of li…
Colonialism & Puritanism
Age of Reason
Romanticism
Realism
Travel journals, religious text, diari…
Colonialism & Puritanism
Speeches, pamphlets, public documents
Age of Reason
Literature 300: Lit Crit
Wordsworth
Horace
Plato
Samuel Johnson
Preface to Lyrical Ballads-why he writes in common style and…
The Art of Poetry-rhetorical, advice to poets, poetic license…
Republic/Ion-banish poets, chain of immatation
Rasselas-Poets do not remember every stoke of every tulip-poe…
Wordsworth
Preface to Lyrical Ballads-why he writes in common style and…
Horace
The Art of Poetry-rhetorical, advice to poets, poetic license…
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
Ap Literature Lit Terms
Ambiguity
Antecedent
Approximate rhyme
Atmosphere
Ambiguity or fallacy of ambiguity is a word, phrase, or state…
Antecedent is an earlier clause, phrase or word to which a pr…
Approximate rhyme, sometimes called near rhyme, occurs betwee…
A literary technique, atmosphere is a type of feelings that r…
Ambiguity
Ambiguity or fallacy of ambiguity is a word, phrase, or state…
Antecedent
Antecedent is an earlier clause, phrase or word to which a pr…
37 terms
Lit Terms (AP Literature)
anaphora
antithesis
apostrophe
asyndeton
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or…
An address to the dead as if living; to the inanimate as if a…
A series of words separated by commas (with no conjunction),…
anaphora
repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
antithesis
a balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or…
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