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AP Literature Lit Devices
Alliteration
Analogy
Antagonist
Archetype
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
A comparison made between two items, situations, or ideas tha…
A character in a story or play who opposes the chief characte…
A character, an action, or situation that seems to represent…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Analogy
A comparison made between two items, situations, or ideas tha…
77 terms
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…
60 terms
AP English Literature
brevity
irony
synecdoche
paradox
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as…
a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or a…
brevity
briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
irony
incongruity between what might be expected and what actually…
83 terms
AP Lit Midterm- Literature
Modern American poets
Walt Whitman and Dickinson used what k…
The Subjective "I" in modern american…
Elements of the confessional poet for…
Dickinson and Whitman
Free Verse
-The writer is referring to himself... -The reader reads it as h…
The writer expresses his own feelings thoughts and emotions
Modern American poets
Dickinson and Whitman
Walt Whitman and Dickinson used what k…
Free Verse
67 terms
English AP Literature
Conceit
The Petrarchan conceit
Example of the Petrarchan conceit
The metaphysical conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
my love --> like the ocean
sets up an analogy between entity's spiritual qualities and a…
Conceit
Figure of speech, usually a simile or metaphor, forming an in…
The Petrarchan conceit
hyperbolic comparison made by a suffering lover of his love t…
60 terms
AP Lit Midterm-- Literature
Zeus/Jupiter
Hera/Juno
Poseidon/Neptue
Phoebus Apollo
King of gods; Eagle, oak, thunder
Queen of gods, patroness of married women; Peacock, pomegranate
God of sea, horses, and earthquakes; Trident, dolphins, horses
God of sun, music, poetry, medicine; Lyre, arrows, sun chariot
Zeus/Jupiter
King of gods; Eagle, oak, thunder
Hera/Juno
Queen of gods, patroness of married women; Peacock, pomegranate
125 terms
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…
69 terms
AP Language and Literature: LIT TERMS
Allegory
Allusion
Anachronistic
Anaphora
A symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
The author refers to a subject matter such as a place, event,…
Placing an event, person, item, or verbal expression in the w…
The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to c…
Allegory
A symbolism device where the meaning of a greater, often abst…
Allusion
The author refers to a subject matter such as a place, event,…
215 terms
AP English Literature and Composition
adage
allegory
alliteration
allusion
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
A reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
adage
A saying that becomes widely accepted as truth over time. Usu…
allegory
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
13 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms 3
apostrophe
aside
blank verse
bombast
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
words spoken by a character on stage that are meant to be hea…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
pretentious, exaggeratedly learned language
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
aside
words spoken by a character on stage that are meant to be hea…
78 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary
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…
17 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #6
Inversion
Irony
Verbal Irony
Situational Irony
the reversal of the normal word order in a sentence or phrase.
a discrepancy between appearances and reality.
occurs when someone says one thing but really means something…
takes place when there is a discrepancy between what is expec…
Inversion
the reversal of the normal word order in a sentence or phrase.
Irony
a discrepancy between appearances and reality.
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #5
Fable
Farce
Figurative Language
Flashback
a very short story told in prose or poetry that teaches a pra…
a type of comedy in which ridiculous and often stereotyped ch…
Words which are inaccurate if interpreted literally, but are…
a scene that interrupts the normal chronological sequence of…
Fable
a very short story told in prose or poetry that teaches a pra…
Farce
a type of comedy in which ridiculous and often stereotyped ch…
17 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #4
Explication
Narrative
Exposition
Description
act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text, usu…
the form of discourse that tells about a series of events.
one of the four major forms of discourse, in which something…
a form of discourse that uses language to create a mood or em…
Explication
act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text, usu…
Narrative
the form of discourse that tells about a series of events.
12 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #3
Chiasmus
Cliche
Colloquialism
Comedy
In poetry, a type of rhetorical balance in which the second p…
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
a word or phrase in everyday use in conversation and informal…
in general, a story that ends with a happy resolution of the…
Chiasmus
In poetry, a type of rhetorical balance in which the second p…
Cliche
is a word or phrase, often a figure of speech, that has becom…
204 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…
11 terms
AP Lit Vocabulary- Literature Movements
Gothic
Pastoral
Surrealism
Naturalism
Gothic movement is basically all scary everything! ... Gothic ch…
The pastoral mode is all about glorifying the simple life, th…
Founded by André Breton (1896-1966), surrealism began as an a…
A literary movement from the 1880s to 1930s that used detaile…
Gothic
Gothic movement is basically all scary everything! ... Gothic ch…
Pastoral
The pastoral mode is all about glorifying the simple life, th…
174 terms
AP Spanish Literature lit terms
acotación (stage direction)
aféresis (aphaereis)
alegoría (allegory)
alejandrino (alexandrine)
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
Acortar la primera sílaba de una palabra para facilitar el có…
Metáfora o serie de metáforas extendida o continuada que prop…
Verso de catorce sílabas dividido en dos hemistiquios de siet…
acotación (stage direction)
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
aféresis (aphaereis)
Acortar la primera sílaba de una palabra para facilitar el có…
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #1
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Analogy
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
comparison made between two things to show how they are alike.
Alliteration
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
Allusion
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #2
Antithesis
Antihero
Anthropomorphism
Aphorism
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
attributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate... o…
brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observatio…
Antithesis
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Antihero
Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally a…
72 terms
English Literature and Composition AP
theme
verisimilitude
tone
diction
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that…
a writer's or speaker's choice of words
theme
a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or…
verisimilitude
the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probabl…
127 terms
AP Literature Poetry and Lit Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words (OR in words…
An indirect reference to a person, event, statement, or theme…
Repetition at the start of a line, taking words from the end…
allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
alliteration
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words (OR in words…
205 terms
AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Act
allegory
alliteration
allusion
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
the repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
a major unit of action in a drama or play.
allegory
a story in which people, things or actions represent an idea…
37 terms
AP Lit 1st 9 Weeks Exam Major: Movements of English Literature
From 500-1500 was what movement?
First Written Text in English?
Religious Movement?
Epics?
Mideval
Mideval
Mideval
Mideval
From 500-1500 was what movement?
Mideval
First Written Text in English?
Mideval
31 terms
AP Lit Allusions From Literature
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…
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…
31 terms
AP Lit. Allusions From Literature
Babbitt
Brobdingnagian
Bumble
Cinderella
A self-satisfied person concerned chiefly with business and m…
Gigantic, enormous, on a large scale, enlarged
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
AP Literature and Composition Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
A reference to something in literature or history
Repetition of the same word or words at the start of two or m…
Allegory
Characters are symbols, has a moral
Alliteration
Repetition at close intervals of initial consonant words
Allusions from Literature AP Lit
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 humming or…
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…
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…
133 terms
Marquez TW AP Lit Review-Cracking the AP English Literature Exam : Literary Terms
aesthetic, aesthetics
allegory
alliteration
allusion
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
a reference to another work or famous figure... It may be classi…
aesthetic, aesthetics
As an adjective, it means "appealing to the senses." As a nou…
allegory
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
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English Literature: Medieval Lit.
Early Middle Ages
High Middle Ages
Black Plague
Hundred Years' War
starts when the Romans clear out in about 400 A.D. Then the N…
around 1150-1215 when all the stuff you might have seen in Ro…
around 1350. lotso people died
1337 to 1453. In france, overlapped with the latter half of t…
Early Middle Ages
starts when the Romans clear out in about 400 A.D. Then the N…
High Middle Ages
around 1150-1215 when all the stuff you might have seen in Ro…
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…
57 terms
AP English Literature Exam Review
epic
litotes
A.D. 449
Fate and Fame
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
the year that the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes (three Germanic t…
key elements of Anglo-Saxon belief. The first (Wyrd) is inesc…
epic
a long narrative poem about a hero who embodies a culture's v…
litotes
A figure of speech consisting of an understatement in which a…
45 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
A literary work that portrays abstract ideas concretely. Char…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds... World Wide Web or Big…
abstract
An abstract term is a general term, referring to a broad conc…
act
The major sub-unit into which the action of a play is divided…
175 terms
AP Spanish Literature lit terms
acotación (stage direction)
aféresis (aphaereis)
alegoría (allegory)
alejandrino (alexandrine)
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
Acortar la primera sílaba de una palabra para facilitar el có…
Metáfora o serie de metáforas extendida o continuada que prop…
Verso de catorce sílabas dividido en dos hemistiquios de siet…
acotación (stage direction)
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
aféresis (aphaereis)
Acortar la primera sílaba de una palabra para facilitar el có…
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #9
Romance
Satire
Simile
Soliloquy
in general, a story in which an idealized hero or heroine und…
a type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people o…
a figure of speech that makes an explicitly comparison betwee…
a long speech made by a character in a play while no other ch…
Romance
in general, a story in which an idealized hero or heroine und…
Satire
a type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people o…
9 terms
AP Literature Key Lit Terms
Allegory
Allusion
Anecdote
Antagonist
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
brief story or tale
force opposing main character/ protagonist
Allegory
narrative with multiple levels of meaning
Allusion
literary, historical, religious, mythological reference
24 terms
Hamlet (AP English Literature)
Setting
Hamlet
Claudius
Gertrude
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
Brother of the dead king
Hamlet's mother who remarries her husband's brother
Setting
Castle Elsinore in Denmark
Hamlet
Son of the dead king/Prince of Denmark
11 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #10
Syntactic Fluency
Syntactic Permutation
Tall Tale
Telegraphic Sentence
Ability to create a variety of sentence structures,... appropria…
Sentence structures that are extraordinarily complex and invo…
an outrageously exaggerated, humorous story that is obviously…
A sentence shorter than five words in length.
Syntactic Fluency
Ability to create a variety of sentence structures,... appropria…
Syntactic Permutation
Sentence structures that are extraordinarily complex and invo…
19 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #8
Personification
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
the series of related events in a story or play, sometimes ca…
introduces characters, situation, and setting.
complications in conflict and situations (may introduce new o…
Personification
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Plot
the series of related events in a story or play, sometimes ca…
11 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #7
Motif
Motivation
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
a recurring image, word, phrase, action, idea, object, or sit…
the reasons for a character's behavior.
the use of words whose sounds echo their sense. "Pop." "Zap."
a figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory te…
Motif
a recurring image, word, phrase, action, idea, object, or sit…
Motivation
the reasons for a character's behavior.
60 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary and Lit Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Story or poem in which characters, setting, and events stand…
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
Reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Allegory
Story or poem in which characters, setting, and events stand…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
34 terms
AP Lit: Literature Professor Vocab
Syntax
Denotation
Connotation
Imagery
The arrangement of words or phrases to create a well-formed s…
The literal meaning of a word, in contrast to the emotions or…
The emotion or feeling a word invokes, in contrast to the lit…
Visually descriptive or figurative language
Syntax
The arrangement of words or phrases to create a well-formed s…
Denotation
The literal meaning of a word, in contrast to the emotions or…
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…
20 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms Maecy
Anadiplosis
Anapest
Antecedent
Aphorism
repeating last word of clause at beginning of next clause EX:…
unstressed/unstressed/stressed pattern.... Two unstressed syllab…
the word or phrase to which a pronoun refers. a word or prono…
A short, astute statement of a general truth.
Anadiplosis
repeating last word of clause at beginning of next clause EX:…
Anapest
unstressed/unstressed/stressed pattern.... Two unstressed syllab…
12 terms
AP Literature Lit Terms #2
Anastrophe
Antithesis
Conflict
External conflict
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
A resistance the protagonist finds in achieving his dreams or…
An outside force preventing the protagonist from achieving hi…
Anastrophe
When the arrangement of noun and adjective are exaggerated.... "…
Antithesis
Two sentences of contrasting meaning placed in close proximit…
70 terms
AP English Lit terms
Personification
Antithesis
Oxymoron
Sarcasm
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
From the Greek for "pointedly foolish," ___ is a figure of sp…
from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter,…
Personification
The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
Antithesis
the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
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…
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…
242 terms
AP English Literature Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
a reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an e…
a vagueness of meaning; a conscious lack of clarity meant to…
allegory
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
alliteration
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
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