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8th Literature To Kill a Mocking Bird Vocabulary
Assuage
Domiciled
Taciturn
Condescend
to relieve, as with suffering
to live, to inhabit
habitually silent
to stoop, descend, yield, deign
Assuage
to relieve, as with suffering
Domiciled
to live, to inhabit
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Honors 9th Literature To Kill A Mockingbird Vocabulary
Atticus Finch
Jem Finch
Scout (Jean Louise Finch)
Calpurnia
Father to Scout and Jem; lawyer who defends Tom Robinson.
Scout's brother an one of her best friends; enters young adul…
Sister to Jem Finch and one of his best friends. Asks many qu…
The Finches' black cook. She is a stern disciplinarian and th…
Atticus Finch
Father to Scout and Jem; lawyer who defends Tom Robinson.
Jem Finch
Scout's brother an one of her best friends; enters young adul…
Literature Vocabulary To Kill a Mockingbird 1-22
Malevolent
Vapid
Cunning
Erratic
Having, showing, or arising from intense vicious ill will, sp…
Obsessed with one's own elegance
Displaying keen insight; crafty
Characterized by lack of consistency, regularity, or uniformity
Malevolent
Having, showing, or arising from intense vicious ill will, sp…
Vapid
Obsessed with one's own elegance
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To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary and Terms
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
The Civil Rights Movement
The South
a famous American novel written by Harper Lee that had much t…
female author of American Literature who wrote "To Kill a Moc…
a movement in the United States designed to bring justice the…
a geographical region of The United States beginning around M…
To Kill a Mockingbird
a famous American novel written by Harper Lee that had much t…
Harper Lee
female author of American Literature who wrote "To Kill a Moc…
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American Literature "To Kill a Mockingbird" Vocabulary
abominable
brash
compensation
eluded
detestable; unpleaseant
tactless; bold
something given to make up for something else
avoided or escaped by cleverness or speed
abominable
detestable; unpleaseant
brash
tactless; bold
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Literature vocabulary terms
infer
context clues
summarize
analyze
an educated guess based on clues from the book and your prior…
use the clues in the sentence around the word
a shortened version of the text that states its key points
to study closely and carefully
infer
an educated guess based on clues from the book and your prior…
context clues
use the clues in the sentence around the word
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Literature Final: Vocabulary Terms
ablutions
asylum
atonement
casualty
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
A place of retreat or security
Reparation for a wrong or injury
A person killed or injured in a war or accident
ablutions
a cleansing with water or other liquid, especially as a relig…
asylum
A place of retreat or security
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To Kill a Mockingbird - Vocabulary - Legal Terms
venue
subpoena
jury
solicitor
the location from which a trial is held
a legal writ requiring one's appearance in court
a body of persons sworn to hear a case and hand down a verdict
the chief law officer in a city, town or government
venue
the location from which a trial is held
subpoena
a legal writ requiring one's appearance in court
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American Literature Mid-Term Vocabulary
abhors
abominable
alacrity
alleviate
scorns; hates
disgusting; loathsome
promptness in responding; eagerness
relieve
abhors
scorns; hates
abominable
disgusting; loathsome
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Grade 8 Literature Mid term- To Kill A Mockingbird: Character List
Scout Finch ( Jean Louise)
Jem Finch
Atticus Finch
Dill (Charles Baker Harris)
- narrator of the book. She is a rebellious tomboy, who learn…
-Scout's brother and one of her best friends. When he enters…
- A lawyer, who defends Tom Robinson in a trial, against the…
- A friend of Scout and Jem's who visits them every summer wh…
Scout Finch ( Jean Louise)
- narrator of the book. She is a rebellious tomboy, who learn…
Jem Finch
-Scout's brother and one of her best friends. When he enters…
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To Kill a Mockingbird Vocabulary and Terms
To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee
The Civil Rights Movement
The South
a famous American novel written by Harper Lee that had much t…
female author of American Literature who wrote "To Kill a Moc…
a movement in the United States designed to bring justice the…
a geographical region of The United States beginning around M…
To Kill a Mockingbird
a famous American novel written by Harper Lee that had much t…
Harper Lee
female author of American Literature who wrote "To Kill a Moc…
12 terms
Literature Vocabulary Terms
1st person
2nd person
3rd person omniscient
3rd person limited
when the narrator is telling the story from his/her point of…
Told from another persons point "You should go over there"
A method of storytelling in which the narrator knows the thou…
when the narrator is telling the story about one character th…
1st person
when the narrator is telling the story from his/her point of…
2nd person
Told from another persons point "You should go over there"
Vocabulary- Literature Terms
Plot
Mood
Symbolism
Imagery
The series of events in a story. There are five stages of plo…
The feeling or atmosphere that an author creates for the read…
A person, place, object, or activity that stands for somethin…
Descriptive words or phrases that appeal to the five senses a…
Plot
The series of events in a story. There are five stages of plo…
Mood
The feeling or atmosphere that an author creates for the read…
Literature Terms Vocabulary
setting
protagonist
antagonist
dynamic character
where and when the story takes place
the main character; the "good" guy
the enemy of the main character; the "bad" guy
a character who undergoes change in a story
setting
where and when the story takes place
protagonist
the main character; the "good" guy
TKM-- vocabulary & literature terms
alien
appalling
antagonize
austere
strange ; not natural
shocking horrifying
oppose make angry
stern severe
alien
strange ; not natural
appalling
shocking horrifying
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American Literature Vocabulary Terms
garrulous
conjecture
dilapidated
interminable
talkative
to form an opinion without definite evidence; to guess
fallen into ruin or decay; shabby
seemingly endless
garrulous
talkative
conjecture
to form an opinion without definite evidence; to guess
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Literature vocabulary terms
Surplus
Abundance
Anonymous
Charitable
Extra, more than needed
Wealthy
Not knowing ones name
Generous
Surplus
Extra, more than needed
Abundance
Wealthy
Literature Vocabulary terms
Obsolete(adj)
Vast(adj)
Apprehensive(adj)
haste(noun)
no longer produced or used
very great in size, number, and amount
fearful about the future
swiftness of motion;speed, the act of hurrying in a careless…
Obsolete(adj)
no longer produced or used
Vast(adj)
very great in size, number, and amount
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LITERATURE MID-TERM VOCABULARY
augment
insidious
intimation
opulent
(v.) to make larger, increase
(adj.) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
(n.) a hint, indirect suggestion
(adj.) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
augment
(v.) to make larger, increase
insidious
(adj.) intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
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Literature vocabulary terms
Aboriginal
Askew
Cower
Distended
First; native.
Crookedly
To crouch or huddle from fear.
Stretched out; swollen.
Aboriginal
First; native.
Askew
Crookedly
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Literature Vocabulary Mid-Term
vis
spect
envision
visible
see
look
to imagine
to be seen
vis
see
spect
look
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Literature Mid-Term Vocabulary
Sluggishly
Vindicate
Haughty
Circumvent
Adv. slowly; without strength or energy
V. to justify; to prove correct in light of later circumstances
Adj. conceited; arrogant
V. to get around or to avoid by clever maneuvering
Sluggishly
Adv. slowly; without strength or energy
Vindicate
V. to justify; to prove correct in light of later circumstances
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AP Literature Vocabulary Terms
foot
nom de plume
anaphora
epigraph
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
name adopted by a writer for professional use.
the same expression (word or words) is repeated at beginning…
a quotation/motto placed at the beginning of a book,chapter o…
foot
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
nom de plume
name adopted by a writer for professional use.
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
• Allusion
• Antagonist
• Antihero
• Archetype
This is a reference inside of a work to a person, place, text…
This is the primary obstacle facing the protagonist. It is of…
- Sometimes, stories feature protagonists who do not embrace…
This refers to preconceived expectations an audience holds ba…
• Allusion
This is a reference inside of a work to a person, place, text…
• Antagonist
This is the primary obstacle facing the protagonist. It is of…
32 terms
Mid term literature vocabulary
Valient
immensely
cowered
ambled
Brave and deturmand
enormous
a person who lacks the courage to do or endure dangerous or u…
fell
Valient
Brave and deturmand
immensely
enormous
Unit 1 Vocabulary/Literature Terms
Discriminate
diverse
inhibit
intervene
To note clear differences; to separate into categories
made up of elements that are different from each other
to hold back or prevent from acting
to come between two things, persons, or events
Discriminate
To note clear differences; to separate into categories
diverse
made up of elements that are different from each other
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Vocabulary Lesson 18, Literature Terms
autobiography
biography
flashback
folklore
An account of a person's life written by that person
A story about a person's life written by another person.
A scene set in a time earlier than the main story
The traditional tales and beliefs of a people
autobiography
An account of a person's life written by that person
biography
A story about a person's life written by another person.
20 terms
English - Literature and Vocabulary Terms
Genre
drama
fiction
non-fiction
a category of literature based on similarities in style, form…
stories composed usually for theatrical performance in which…
a type of narrative literature contains imaginary characters…
a type of narrative literature where the characters and event…
Genre
a category of literature based on similarities in style, form…
drama
stories composed usually for theatrical performance in which…
Digital Literature Vocabulary Terms
Digital Media
Simile
Digital Citizenship
Consequence
digitized content that can be transmitted over the internet o…
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
refers to a person utilizing information technology in order…
a result or effect of an action or condition
Digital Media
digitized content that can be transmitted over the internet o…
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
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KHS AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
A reference to a person, event, or work of art that is known…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Allegory
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
20 terms
Literature and Writing Vocabulary Terms --- 2
myopia - noun
pique - verb
beget - verb
Samaritan - noun
nearsightedness - inability to see the "big" picture ... The bo…
stimulate interest or curiosity... The story that she told the…
to give rise to - to honor or entertain someone lavishly... The…
a charitable or helpful person... A Good Samaritan looks for wa…
myopia - noun
nearsightedness - inability to see the "big" picture ... The bo…
pique - verb
stimulate interest or curiosity... The story that she told the…
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literature vocabulary terms midterm
somber
agile
contour
vile
serious; gloomy
quick and light in movment
the outline of a figure or body
disgusting; unpleasant
somber
serious; gloomy
agile
quick and light in movment
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AP Literature Vocabulary Terms
Allegory
Allegory (Example)
Alliteration
Alliteration (Example)
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
"Animal Farm"- All animals are equal, but a few are more equa…
The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
"Romeo and Juliet"- From Forth the Fatal loins of these two F…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
Allegory (Example)
"Animal Farm"- All animals are equal, but a few are more equa…
AP Literature Vocabulary Term
Metaphor
Personification
Understatement
Overstatement
a word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to anoth…
the practice of representing a thing or idea as a person in a…
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or les…
the action of expressing or stating something too strongly; e…
Metaphor
a word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to anoth…
Personification
the practice of representing a thing or idea as a person in a…
50 terms
Literature Vocabulary terms
Apprehensive
Chastise
Distraught
Nondescript
(Adjective) 1. Anxious or fearful that something bad or unple…
(Verb) 1. Rebuke or reprimand severely 2. Punish especially b…
(Adjective) Deeply upset and agitated
(Adjective) 1. Lacking distinctive or interesting features or…
Apprehensive
(Adjective) 1. Anxious or fearful that something bad or unple…
Chastise
(Verb) 1. Rebuke or reprimand severely 2. Punish especially b…
23 terms
Literature Mid-term Vocabulary
Flashback
Protagonist
Antagonist
Symbol
An interruption of the action to present events that took pla…
The main character in a story, play, or novel
A force working against the protagonist, or main character, i…
A person, a place, an object, or an action that stands for so…
Flashback
An interruption of the action to present events that took pla…
Protagonist
The main character in a story, play, or novel
32 terms
Literature Vocabulary Terms
Drama
Play
Playwright
Script
a genre of Literature that is meant to be performed
stories meant to be performed by actors on stage
the author of a script
the written version of a play
Drama
a genre of Literature that is meant to be performed
Play
stories meant to be performed by actors on stage
30 terms
Literature Mid-Term Vocabulary
Somber
Agile
Contour
Vile
Serious; gloomy
Quick and light in movement
The outline of a figure or body
Disgusting; unpleasent
Somber
Serious; gloomy
Agile
Quick and light in movement
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
engender
nuance
covert
renown
to cause or give rise to
a subtle difference
not openly displayed
the state of being known or celebrated by many
engender
to cause or give rise to
nuance
a subtle difference
Literature vocabulary terms
Alliance
Bewilder
Buffoon
Controversial
A joining together for some common person
Confused
A clown a stupid person
Arguments
Alliance
A joining together for some common person
Bewilder
Confused
8 terms
Literature term vocabulary
mood
narrator
plot
Point of View
The emotional aspect of the work which contributes to the fee…
The one who tells the
The pattern of events in the novel
The position or vantage point from which the event of a story…
mood
The emotional aspect of the work which contributes to the fee…
narrator
The one who tells the
Vocabulary Terms (Literature Test)
apparition:
dominant:
conscientious:
speculation:
(n) ghostly vision
(adj) having the greatest power or force; controlling
(adj) guided by one's conscience; showing careful... attention t…
(n) an opinion or conclusion based on guesswork
apparition:
(n) ghostly vision
dominant:
(adj) having the greatest power or force; controlling
Vocabulary- Literature Terms
Plot
Mood
Symbolism
Imagery
The series of events in a story. There are five stages of plo…
The feeling or atmosphere that an author creates for the read…
A person, place, object, or activity that stands for somethin…
Descriptive words or phrases that appeal to the five senses a…
Plot
The series of events in a story. There are five stages of plo…
Mood
The feeling or atmosphere that an author creates for the read…
10 terms
Poetry and Literature Terms Vocabulary
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Stress or emphasis placed on a syllable; usually refers to po…
Complete narrative that has characters and events that stand…
Same first letter of word occurs in close sequence. Used to c…
Indirect reference to a person, event, theme, statement, etc.…
Accent
Stress or emphasis placed on a syllable; usually refers to po…
Allegory
Complete narrative that has characters and events that stand…
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
Bane
Desolate
Lore
Presume
Something that will kill or destroy that causes great distres…
Deserted people that are left alone;isolated
A traditional knowledge pass through generations;a tall-tale
To assume to be true without proof
Bane
Something that will kill or destroy that causes great distres…
Desolate
Deserted people that are left alone;isolated
30 terms
Literature Terms Vocabulary
Personification
Dialogue
Foil
Alliteration
Giving a nonliving thing the characteristics of a living thing
A conversation between two or more characters in a book or play
Something wrong or undesirable
The repetition of syllables in a sentence
Personification
Giving a nonliving thing the characteristics of a living thing
Dialogue
A conversation between two or more characters in a book or play
44 terms
Literature Mid-Term Vocabulary
Endeavor
Calamity
Vanquish
Supplication
To attempt earnestly
Disaster
To defeat
Humble prayer
Endeavor
To attempt earnestly
Calamity
Disaster
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Literature Vocabulary Mid Term
Congregation
Restrained
Hypothesis
Hackneyed
(n) a crowd of people, an assembly
(Adj) controlled, repressed, restricted
(n) a proposition made as a basis for reasoning, without any…
(Adj) lacking significance through having been overused
Congregation
(n) a crowd of people, an assembly
Restrained
(Adj) controlled, repressed, restricted
Literature vocabulary terms
Herculean
Bowdlerize
Preponderance
Pandemonium
Of extraordinary power, extent, intensity, or difficulty
To change by removing parts that could offend people
A greater amount or number of something
A wild uproar
Herculean
Of extraordinary power, extent, intensity, or difficulty
Bowdlerize
To change by removing parts that could offend people
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
Amplification
Anacolution
Anadiplosis
Anaphora
Expansion of detail to clarify a point
A sudden break in a sentence's grammatical structure ("so, th…
Repetition of words, especially located at the end of one phr…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Amplification
Expansion of detail to clarify a point
Anacolution
A sudden break in a sentence's grammatical structure ("so, th…
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