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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"
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
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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…
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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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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.
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Term 1 Literature Vocabulary
tiptoed
foolish
gobbled
enormous
walked carefully putting only toes on the ground
silly, not smart
ate very fast
gigantic; huge
tiptoed
walked carefully putting only toes on the ground
foolish
silly, not smart
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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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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
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 Vocabulary Mid-Term
vis
spect
envision
visible
see
look
to imagine
to be seen
vis
see
spect
look
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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…
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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
brazen
compunction
din
edict
shameless
feeling of uneasiness about committing a wrong
noise
an order
brazen
shameless
compunction
feeling of uneasiness about committing a wrong
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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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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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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…
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Literature(4) To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab(2) *CONTAINS SAT VOCABULARY *
Aloof
Benevolence
Benign
Bewilderment
Distant; unfeeling
Inclination to perform charitable acts
Compassionate; incapable of causing harm
Condition of being confused
Aloof
Distant; unfeeling
Benevolence
Inclination to perform charitable acts
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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…
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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…
36 terms
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…
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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
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AP literature vocabulary+terms
Abstract Language
Ad homonym
Ad populum
Allegory
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
Latin for "to the crowd." A fallacy of logic in which the wid…
—A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath t…
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Ad homonym
Latin for "against the man." When a writer personally attacks…
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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…
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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
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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
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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
Audacity
Vehemently
Dissemble
Suavity
The willingness to take bold risks
In a forceful, passionate, or intense matter
Conceal ones true motives, feelings, or beliefs
The quality of being suave in a matter
Audacity
The willingness to take bold risks
Vehemently
In a forceful, passionate, or intense matter
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
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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…
15 terms
Literature Vocabulary Mid-term
Defiantly
Boisterous
Profusely
Ritual
boldly resistant or challenging
rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy
spending or giving freely and in large amount, often to excess
observance of set forms in public worship, or ceremonies.
Defiantly
boldly resistant or challenging
Boisterous
rough and noisy; noisily jolly or rowdy
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literature vocabulary terms
Dramatic Irony
Naive narrator
Motif
yarmulke
the reader understands what is about to happen before the cha…
an inexperienced or innocent character who doesn't understand…
a reoccurring idea or object in a story
a small round cap that is worn by some Jewish men
Dramatic Irony
the reader understands what is about to happen before the cha…
Naive narrator
an inexperienced or innocent character who doesn't understand…
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
anachronism
antagonist
bildungsroman
colloquial
reference to something that did not exist at the time.
in opposition to protagonist.
a novel dealing with one person's formative years or spiritua…
used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or lite…
anachronism
reference to something that did not exist at the time.
antagonist
in opposition to protagonist.
105 terms
Literature Mid-Term Vocabulary
Indoctrinate
Collate
Proliferate
Gesticulate
-teach a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritica…
-collect and combine in proper order... S: arrange, organize... A:…
- to increase rapidly in numbers, or to multiply ... S: escalate…
-to move your arms and hands especially when speaking in an a…
Indoctrinate
-teach a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritica…
Collate
-collect and combine in proper order... S: arrange, organize... A:…
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Literature Vocabulary Terms
effusive
elated
elegiac
empathetic
uttered with unrestrained entusiasm
exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
resembling or characteristic of a lament for the dead
showing ready comprehension of others' states
effusive
uttered with unrestrained entusiasm
elated
exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
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…
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
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
A representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
The commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
A passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
Allegory
A representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through…
Alliteration
The commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
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to kill a mockingbird - vocabulary - legal terms
venue
subpoena
jury
solocitor
the locality 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 locality from which a trial is held
subpoena
a legal writ requiring one's appearance in court
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…
120 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Terms
abstract (style of writing)
academic (style of writing)
accent
aesthetic/aesthetics
...
...
rhythmically significant stress on the syllables of a verse,…
...
abstract (style of writing)
...
academic (style of writing)
...
Vocabulary Terms- Literature
diction
denotation
connotation
conflict
choice of words and phrases in a speech or writing
literal or primary meaning, in contrast to the feelings or id…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its pri…
a serious disagreement or argument typically a protected one
diction
choice of words and phrases in a speech or writing
denotation
literal or primary meaning, in contrast to the feelings or id…
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