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271 terms
Literature SAT
Zeal
Fastidious
Alliteration
Allusion
Passion, great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or…
very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
Repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Zeal
Passion, great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or…
Fastidious
very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
36 terms
SAT Literature Literary Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Allusion
Occurs when two or more words in a line of verse or a sentenc…
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
A type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound is…
A reference to a person, place, thing or even in history, lit…
Alliteration
Occurs when two or more words in a line of verse or a sentenc…
Assonance
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
271 terms
Literature SAT
Zeal
Fastidious
Alliteration
Allusion
Passion, great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or…
very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
Repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Zeal
Passion, great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or…
Fastidious
very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
144 terms
SAT Literature Subject Test
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
something located at a time when it could not have existed or…
Allegory
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
150 terms
SAT Vocabulary Book Three (Survey of American Literature)
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
(adj.) causing disagreement
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful
(n.) a rude or impolite person
(n.) a shield; protection
factious
(adj.) causing disagreement
ignoble
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful
10 terms
SAT 7 - Vocabulary - American Literature
Choloeric
Circumspect
Circumvent
Clone
hot-tempered; quick to anger
cautious; heedful of situations and potential consequences
to surround; enclose; bypass
an exact duplicate
Choloeric
hot-tempered; quick to anger
Circumspect
cautious; heedful of situations and potential consequences
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 2 - American Literature
Adroit
Aesthetic
Agog
Ambivalence
skillful; deft
having to do with artistic beauty
highly excited by eagerness
indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions
Adroit
skillful; deft
Aesthetic
having to do with artistic beauty
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 3 - American Literature
Apex
Appease
Armament
Ascribe
the highest point; peak
to soothe; to pacify
military supplies and weapons
to attribute to a specific cause
Apex
the highest point; peak
Appease
to soothe; to pacify
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 1 - American Literature
Abash
Abate
Abide
Ablution
to make ashamed or uneasy
to reduce
to remain; continue; stay; endure
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
Abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
Abate
to reduce
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 4 - American Literature
Balk
Bandy
Barrage
Battery
To stop short and refuse to proceed
To trade; to give back and forth
A curtain of artillery fire; an overwhelming attack
The unlawful beating of a person; act of beating or pounding
Balk
To stop short and refuse to proceed
Bandy
To trade; to give back and forth
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 5 - American Literature
Bolster
Bombastic
Boon
Boor
to support, as in a group; to give a boost
high sounding; use of language without much meaning
a timely benefit; a blessing
a rude person; someone that is unrefined
Bolster
to support, as in a group; to give a boost
Bombastic
high sounding; use of language without much meaning
10 terms
SAT 6 - Vocabulary - American Literature
camaraderie
canopy
capitulate
carnivore
comradeship; friendship
a covering
to surrender under certain conditions; to give in
a flesh-eating animal
camaraderie
comradeship; friendship
canopy
a covering
21 terms
AP Literature SAT List #3
juxtaposition
jeremiad
jargon
jejune
placing next to one another for the purpose of comparison
speech or written work that mournfully laments the wrongdoing…
words used by a specialized group or profession that are ofte…
dull, bland or uninteresting
juxtaposition
placing next to one another for the purpose of comparison
jeremiad
speech or written work that mournfully laments the wrongdoing…
10 terms
American Literature SAT 12
Emphatic
Enhance
Enmity
Escapade
forcibly expressive
to improve
hostility deep seated hatred
an adventurous unconventional act
Emphatic
forcibly expressive
Enhance
to improve
48 terms
SAT Literature
meiosis
anthropomorphism
metonymy
synecdoche
understatement
presentation of a non-human as a human
when a closely associated name of an object is used in the pl…
when the name of a part represents the whole or vice versa
meiosis
understatement
anthropomorphism
presentation of a non-human as a human
84 terms
SAT Literature
Drudgery
Dispense with
Apt
Forthright
Menial;dull;hard work
Get rid of
Suitable
Frank; going straight to the point
Drudgery
Menial;dull;hard work
Dispense with
Get rid of
71 terms
SAT Literature
blank verse
couplet
Heroic couplet
iambic pentameter
iambic pentameter ... no rhyme scheme... lines vary
meter varies... aabbcc, etc.... 2 lines (rhyme)
iambic pentameter ... aabbcc, etc.... 2 lines (rhyme)
five feet... unstressed - stressed
blank verse
iambic pentameter ... no rhyme scheme... lines vary
couplet
meter varies... aabbcc, etc.... 2 lines (rhyme)
64 terms
SAT English Literature Subject Test
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
a story with underlying symbols that really represent somethi…
the use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
a reference to something or someone, usually literary.
the placement of a person or object in an inappropriate histo…
allegory
a story with underlying symbols that really represent somethi…
alliteration
the use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
153 terms
SAT II Literature Terms
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
the stressed portion of a word
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of... words…
a reference to another work or famous figure assumed to... be we…
accent
the stressed portion of a word
allegory
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
55 terms
SAT II Literature Terms
exposition
rising action
climax
falling action
introduction of story, background on characters, plot and set…
complication, develops story conflict
"high point" of story, progression altered
reversal, moves story to end, "descent" from climax
exposition
introduction of story, background on characters, plot and set…
rising action
complication, develops story conflict
15 terms
SAT Literature
erronous (adj.)
cryptic (adj.)
invaluable (adj.)
animate (adj.)
incorrect, containing mistakes
mysterious
priceless
lively; spirited
erronous (adj.)
incorrect, containing mistakes
cryptic (adj.)
mysterious
86 terms
SAT Literature Subject Test Terms
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
The introduction, it gives basic background on plot, setting,…
The story's complication, or conflict. The main types of conf…
The story's high point/point of no return; something occurs h…
Also known as reversal, it speeds the story to its end, and i…
Exposition
The introduction, it gives basic background on plot, setting,…
Rising Action
The story's complication, or conflict. The main types of conf…
66 terms
Literature SAT
Exposition
Rising Action
Three Main Types of Conflict
Climax
The "introduction" the part of the story that gives basic bac…
Also know as the "complication". the part of the story that d…
1) Human vs. Environment (ex. Joe lost his job because of the…
The "high point" which is when something happens that alters…
Exposition
The "introduction" the part of the story that gives basic bac…
Rising Action
Also know as the "complication". the part of the story that d…
39 terms
SAT Literature
Foil
Mood
Tone
Antihero
A character whose function is to emphasize the personality tr…
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
a protagonist with villainous qualities
Foil
A character whose function is to emphasize the personality tr…
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
50 terms
Literature SAT Vocabulary
1. Adroit-adj.... sounds like:Android
2. Affirmation-noun... sounds like: A fir…
3. Aloof-adj.... sounds like: A roof
4. Ambiguous-adj.... sounds like: A big US
Physically skilled; handle difficult situations.... 1. singing... 2…
Positive statement; agreement.... 1. a good job done well... 2. con…
Detached; apart; indifferent... 1. separated from others... 2. talk…
Unclear; vague; having several Y.... 1. homework... 2. conversation…
1. Adroit-adj.... sounds like:Android
Physically skilled; handle difficult situations.... 1. singing... 2…
2. Affirmation-noun... sounds like: A fir…
Positive statement; agreement.... 1. a good job done well... 2. con…
135 terms
Literature SAT2 Terms
theme
anecdote
descriptive or expressive purpose
expository or informative purpose
summarizes some main point or generalization about life, love…
a brief narrative centered on a event or incident
attempt to paint a picture w/ words
tells how to do something (ex: textbook)
theme
summarizes some main point or generalization about life, love…
anecdote
a brief narrative centered on a event or incident
153 terms
SAT II Literature Terminology
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
the stressed portion of a word
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of... words…
a reference to another work or famous figure assumed to... be we…
accent
the stressed portion of a word
allegory
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
22 terms
SAT Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Anastrophe
Anaphora
Whole thing a metaphor
Same letter
Inversion
Word repitition
Allegory
Whole thing a metaphor
Alliteration
Same letter
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 16 - British Literature
Bovine
Supine
Asinine
Maritime
of, relating to, or resembling an animal such as an ox, cow,…
lying on the back with the face turned upward; inclined
silly; stupid
near the sea; concerned with navigation or commerce on the sea
Bovine
of, relating to, or resembling an animal such as an ox, cow,…
Supine
lying on the back with the face turned upward; inclined
17 terms
sat 9 reading literature
fret
impart
reverberations
communion
means to worry unnecessarily or excessively
make (information) known; communicate.
prolongation of a sound; resonance. (echo)
the sharing or exchanging of intimate thoughts and feelings,…
fret
means to worry unnecessarily or excessively
impart
make (information) known; communicate.
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 17 - British Literature
Prodigious
Boor
Panache
Forebearance
enormous in size, quantity, degree; marvelous; amazing
a rude person; someone that is unrefined
dashing elegance of manner or style
patience
Prodigious
enormous in size, quantity, degree; marvelous; amazing
Boor
a rude person; someone that is unrefined
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 15 - British Literature
Iconoclast
Sage
Nemesis
Dolt
one who attacks and seeks to overthrow
a person of wisdom
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome
a stupid person
Iconoclast
one who attacks and seeks to overthrow
Sage
a person of wisdom
10 terms
Vocab - SAT 16 - British Literature
Bovine
Supine
Asinine
Maritime
Of, relating to, or resembling an animal such as an ox, cow,…
Lying on the back with the face turned upward; inclined
Silly; stupid
Near the sea; concerned with navigation or commerce on the sea
Bovine
Of, relating to, or resembling an animal such as an ox, cow,…
Supine
Lying on the back with the face turned upward; inclined
37 terms
SAT Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
A story with underlying symbols that really represent somethi…
The use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
A reference to something or someone, usually literary. i.e. M…
Placing a person or object in an inappropriate historical sit…
Allegory
A story with underlying symbols that really represent somethi…
Alliteration
The use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
133 terms
SAT Literature
perched
gatepost
ruefully
intended
n.栖木;高位;杆;河鲈鱼... v.栖息;就位;位于
n.门柱
adv.可怜地;悲伤地
a.故意的;打算中的
perched
n.栖木;高位;杆;河鲈鱼... v.栖息;就位;位于
gatepost
n.门柱
144 terms
SAT Literature
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
blank verse
...
...
...
...
alliteration
...
allusion
...
16 terms
SAT Literature
Denouement
Foil
Apostrophe
Metonymy
conclusion
Character emphasizing traits of another
Direct address to a nonhuman entity or absent human
Abstract represented by a part
Denouement
conclusion
Foil
Character emphasizing traits of another
70 terms
SAT Literature
exposition
rising action
human vs. environment
human vs. human
This part of the story gives background info on characters, p…
known as complication, this part of the story develops conflict
this type of conflict would be Joe losing his job because of…
this type of conflict would be Joe punching his boss in the s…
exposition
This part of the story gives background info on characters, p…
rising action
known as complication, this part of the story develops conflict
64 terms
SAT Literature
Narrative Elements
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Denouement
Expository Element, Introduction, Sets the Scene
Complication, Conflict, If there is no conflict there is no s…
High point, Point of no return
Narrative Elements
Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Denouement
Exposition
Expository Element, Introduction, Sets the Scene
24 terms
SAT Literature
Denotative theme
Verbal irony
Situational irony
Auditor
The literal meaning of what is being written about
When the speaker says the opposite of what he/she means
When what occurs is the opposite of what is expected
a listener
Denotative theme
The literal meaning of what is being written about
Verbal irony
When the speaker says the opposite of what he/she means
20 terms
Literature SAT
Aberration (n)
Appellation(n)
Bewilder(v)
Fickle( adj)
Variation change from what is normal or right; something unna…
Name or title; word used to identify a person or thing
To perplex or confuse; to disorder a person's thinking
Not remaining faithful to one idea or feeling
Aberration (n)
Variation change from what is normal or right; something unna…
Appellation(n)
Name or title; word used to identify a person or thing
26 terms
SAT II Literature - Essential Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Blank Verse
Occurs when initial consonany or consonant cluster sounds in…
Direct or indirect reference in a literary work to some perso…
A character who is often characterized as evil and in opposit…
Written in iambic pentameter, but with no rhyme pattern. It i…
Alliteration
Occurs when initial consonany or consonant cluster sounds in…
Allusion
Direct or indirect reference in a literary work to some perso…
40 terms
SAT Literature
anaphora
apostrophe
parallelism
dramatic irony
Repetition of words at the beginning of two or more successiv…
Address to an inanimate object
The repetition of similar grammatical or syntactical patterns
meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but no…
anaphora
Repetition of words at the beginning of two or more successiv…
apostrophe
Address to an inanimate object
13 terms
Sat literature
Apostrophe
Metonymy
Synecdoche
Antithesis
Speakers direct address to either a non human or an absent hu…
A large whole is represented by one of its parts (abstract)
When a part represents a specific , tangible whole rather tha…
Pairing of opposites to make a point
Apostrophe
Speakers direct address to either a non human or an absent hu…
Metonymy
A large whole is represented by one of its parts (abstract)
38 terms
SAT Literature
Assonance
Consonance
Allusion
Blank Verse
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
A type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound is…
A reference to a person, place, thing or even in history, lit…
Unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter.
Assonance
One type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound…
Consonance
A type of alliteration that occurs when the repeated sound is…
43 terms
SAT literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
A story with underlying symbols (characters) that really repr…
The use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
An indirect reference to something or someone, usually litera…
Placing a person or object in an inappropriate historical sit…
Allegory
A story with underlying symbols (characters) that really repr…
Alliteration
The use of a repeated consonant sound, usually at the beginni…
35 terms
SAT Literature
Blank verse
Couplet
Free verse
Heroic couplet
non-rhyming poem, iambic
2-line stanzas
poetry w/o meter or rhyme
rhyming, iambic
Blank verse
non-rhyming poem, iambic
Couplet
2-line stanzas
46 terms
SAT Literature
assonance
ballad
blank verse
burlesque
repetition of vowel sounds ... ex) neigh/fade
long narrative poem that presents a single dramatic episode (…
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter (Shakespeare) ... (…
broad parody, imitates/exaggerates specific work... ex) with Rom…
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds ... ex) neigh/fade
ballad
long narrative poem that presents a single dramatic episode (…
55 terms
SAT LITERATURE
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Introduction -- background on characters, plot, setting
Complication -- developing conflict
"high point"
Reversal -- descent as a result of the climax
Exposition
Introduction -- background on characters, plot, setting
Rising Action
Complication -- developing conflict
17 terms
SAT Literature
Parts of a story
Character types
Metaphor
Personification
-Expo... -Rising action... -Climax... -falling... -denoumont
-Protagonist... -Antagonist... -Foil... -Tragic hero (in a tragedy)... -A…
Compare unlike objects
Inanimate object sounds human
Parts of a story
-Expo... -Rising action... -Climax... -falling... -denoumont
Character types
-Protagonist... -Antagonist... -Foil... -Tragic hero (in a tragedy)... -A…
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