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MAP Literature -Writing Vocabulary
archetype
contradict
first person
omniscient
"the original" on which others are based
to deny the truth or disagree...two ideas that can't exist to…
narrator refers to themselves as "I" in a story
all knowing, narrator, god-like
archetype
"the original" on which others are based
contradict
to deny the truth or disagree...two ideas that can't exist to…
Writing/Literature Unit 2 Vocabulary
adjourn
alien
comely
compensate
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services
adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
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Writing Vocabulary American Literature
6 Traits of Writing Plus 1
conventions
Ideas
voice
The elements that help writers analyze and assess the quality…
The trait that focuses on spelling, grammar, capitalization,…
This trait addresses the topic or content of a piece of writi…
This trait shows the individual personality and style of a wr…
6 Traits of Writing Plus 1
The elements that help writers analyze and assess the quality…
conventions
The trait that focuses on spelling, grammar, capitalization,…
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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…
Writing/Literature Unit 3 Vocabulary
abridge
adherent
altercation
cherubic
(v.) to make shorter
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
(n.) an angry argument
(adj.) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a…
abridge
(v.) to make shorter
adherent
(n.) a follower, supporter; (adj.) attached, sticking to
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Literature and Writing midterms vocabulary
Haven
Slander
Sanctuary
Anguish
Any place of safety.
False and harmful statement about someone.
Any place of protection and a house of worship.
Great physical and mental pain or torment or torture towards…
Haven
Any place of safety.
Slander
False and harmful statement about someone.
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Writing/Literature Vocabulary
Admonish
Breach
Brigand
Circumspect
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
(adj.) cautious; aware of potential consequences
Admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
Breach
(n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infractio…
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Literature and Writing Unit 5 Vocabulary
Altruistic (adj)
Assent (verb)
Assent (noun)
Benefactor (noun)
Unselfish
To express agreement
Agreement
One who does good to others
Altruistic (adj)
Unselfish
Assent (verb)
To express agreement
20 terms
Unit 3 writing and literature vocabulary
Abridge
Adherent
Altercation
Cherubic
To make shorter... ANTONYMS: expand, enlarge, augment
A follower, supporter; attached, sticking to... ANTONYMS: oppone…
An angry argument... ANTONYMS: agreement, accord
Resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beauti…
Abridge
To make shorter... ANTONYMS: expand, enlarge, augment
Adherent
A follower, supporter; attached, sticking to... ANTONYMS: oppone…
Reading and Writing about Literature Vocabulary
Attentive listeners
Active reading/critical reading
Annotation
Note taking
People who listen to what their instructor and classmates hav…
Reading that involves asking critical questions, and probing…
Scribbling down notes in the margins or between the lines tha…
keeping a notebook handy to make notes that would be too long…
Attentive listeners
People who listen to what their instructor and classmates hav…
Active reading/critical reading
Reading that involves asking critical questions, and probing…
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Reading and Writing about Literature Vocabulary
Attentive listeners
Active reading/critical reading
Annotation
Note taking
People who listen to what their instructor and classmates hav…
Reading that involves asking critical questions, and probing…
Scribbling down notes in the margins or between the lines tha…
keeping a notebook handy to make notes that would be too long…
Attentive listeners
People who listen to what their instructor and classmates hav…
Active reading/critical reading
Reading that involves asking critical questions, and probing…
20 terms
Unit 4 vocabulary writing and literature
Abscond
Access
Anarchy
Arduous
To run off and hide
Approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increas…
A lack of government and law; confusion ... Antonyms: law and or…
Hard to do, requiring much effort... Antonyms: easy, simple, eff…
Abscond
To run off and hide
Access
Approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increas…
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Literature & Writing
fiction
novel
short story
poetry
n. 小说,(虚构)故事
长篇小说
短篇小说
n.诗歌,诗集
fiction
n. 小说,(虚构)故事
novel
长篇小说
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Vocabulary for writing about film and literature
el personaje principal/el/la protagoni…
significar, representar, transmitir
juzgar, hacer un juicio
al principio
main character/role
to mean, to stand for, to convey
judge,come to a judgement
in the beginning
el personaje principal/el/la protagoni…
main character/role
significar, representar, transmitir
to mean, to stand for, to convey
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Literature and Writing 1A- Vocabulary Units 7-8
battered
vast
noticed
laid to rest
buffeted
commodious
discerned
inter
battered
buffeted
vast
commodious
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Literature and Writing- Vocabulary Units 1-2
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to correct, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
able to use both hands very well;... very skillful;... deceitful, h…
...
...
adulterate
to correct, make worse by the addition of something of lesser…
ambidextrous
able to use both hands very well;... very skillful;... deceitful, h…
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Literature/Creative Writing 3
The _____ of a story is when and where…
The people or animals in the story are…
A good story has at least one____, or…
The_____ is what happens to the charac…
setting
characters
conflict
plot
The _____ of a story is when and where…
setting
The people or animals in the story are…
characters
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Literature and Writing- Vocabulary Units 1-2 (Synonyms)
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
contaminate, pollute, sully/... purify, purge, expurgate
versatile, flexible/... clumsy, all thumbs
supplement, amplify/... decrease, diminish
bereaved/... replete, well provided
adulterate
contaminate, pollute, sully/... purify, purge, expurgate
ambidextrous
versatile, flexible/... clumsy, all thumbs
20 terms
Literature and Writing- Vocabulary Units 3-4
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
rival
...
...
...
adversary
rival
alienate
...
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AP Writing About Literature
What are the 2 reasons to write about…
explication
analysis
What are the four kinds of papers you…
1. to give additional practice in writing clearly and persuas…
a detailed elucidation of a work, sometimes line by line or w…
a "breaking up" or separation of something into its constitue…
1. papers that focus on a single literary work, 2. papers of…
What are the 2 reasons to write about…
1. to give additional practice in writing clearly and persuas…
explication
a detailed elucidation of a work, sometimes line by line or w…
Chapter 3 Vocabulary Writing/Literature
Abridge
Adherent
Altercation
Cherubic
To make shorter
Follower/supporter
An angry argument
Resembling an angel portrayed as a little child
Abridge
To make shorter
Adherent
Follower/supporter
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Unit 14 Honor's Writing and Literature Vocabulary
Alacrity
Alleviate
Antithesis
Appall
N. a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
V. To relieve, make more bearable
N. The direct opposite, a sharp contrast
V. To fill with dismay or horror
Alacrity
N. a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
Alleviate
V. To relieve, make more bearable
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World Literature The Writing Module
conventions
ideas
persuasive
narrative
the normal rules for something
an opinion, a view, or belief
capable of convincing
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of…
conventions
the normal rules for something
ideas
an opinion, a view, or belief
31 terms
Literature//writing
Rules for writing persuasive paper rules
In- text citation
stanza with two lines
stanza with 3 lines
1)reason... 2)quote... 3)commment
according to ____, "..." (last name pg #)
couplet
triplet
Rules for writing persuasive paper rules
1)reason... 2)quote... 3)commment
In- text citation
according to ____, "..." (last name pg #)
Writing literature
Gregarious
Augment
Insipid
Inept
Adj-fond of company
Verb-to increase
Adj-lacking taste or class
Adj- having or showing no skill
Gregarious
Adj-fond of company
Augment
Verb-to increase
25 terms
Literature and writing
Conflict
Person vs nature conflict
Person vs person conflict
Person vs society conflict
The problem in the story
Usually a character fighting some force of nature that threat…
2 people or two teams competing either physically, mentally,…
Usually one character who is going against a group, either ph…
Conflict
The problem in the story
Person vs nature conflict
Usually a character fighting some force of nature that threat…
Literature and writing
Anarchy noun
Authoritarian adjective
Conservative adj
Delegate noun
A lack of government
Requiring complete obedience to a single ruler or group
Favoring traditional values and resistant to change cautions
A representative chosen to speak or act for others
Anarchy noun
A lack of government
Authoritarian adjective
Requiring complete obedience to a single ruler or group
15 terms
Literature and writing
Juxtaposition
Euphemism
Synaesthesia
Foreshadowing
forcing the reader to compare 2 things
polite way of saying something impolite
mixing of senses
symbols that hint what is going to happen
Juxtaposition
forcing the reader to compare 2 things
Euphemism
polite way of saying something impolite
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American Literature Argumentative Writing Terms
Audience (N)
Cohesion (N)
Development (N)
Explicit (adj.)
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece…
Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a seg…
The process of becoming more complex and in depth.
Direct, clear, fully revealed; clearly
Audience (N)
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece…
Cohesion (N)
Linguistics. the property of unity in a written text or a seg…
20 terms
literature writing class vocabulary 1-20
venerate
hackneyed
rancor
florid
v, to regard with respect, or as holy or scared
adj, use so often therefore boring
n, feeling of hatred
adj, too much decoration or detailed
venerate
v, to regard with respect, or as holy or scared
hackneyed
adj, use so often therefore boring
20 terms
Tenth Writing Through Literature Vocabulary Unit 7
Voluminous
Squalid
Corrosive
Commodious
(Adj.) Of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great…
(Adj.) Filthy, wretched, debased
(Adj.) Eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic
(Adj.) Roomy, spacious
Voluminous
(Adj.) Of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great…
Squalid
(Adj.) Filthy, wretched, debased
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tenth writing through literature vocabulary unit 12
nocturnal
trenchant
tacit
elated
adj... of or occurring in the night
adj... incisive (sharp), keen (eager); forceful, effective
adj... unspoken, silent, implied, inferred
adj... in high spirits, jubilant, extremely pleased
nocturnal
adj... of or occurring in the night
trenchant
adj... incisive (sharp), keen (eager); forceful, effective
26 terms
Narrative Writing (Reading Fictional Literature)
antagonist
climax
falling action
foreshadowing
a person who has a conflict with the main character; a bad gu…
the highest point in a plot; the turning point
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax when…
clues by the author that allude to what might happen later in…
antagonist
a person who has a conflict with the main character; a bad gu…
climax
the highest point in a plot; the turning point
20 terms
Tenth Writing Through Literature Vocabulary Unit 7
Voluminous
Squalid
Corrosive
Commodious
(Adj.) Of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great…
(Adj.) Filthy, wretched, debased
(Adj.) Eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic
(Adj.) Roomy, spacious
Voluminous
(Adj.) Of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great…
Squalid
(Adj.) Filthy, wretched, debased
72 terms
Vocabulary useful for writing on film and literature
une oeuvre
une scène
un dialogue
un monologue
work
scene
dialogue
monologue
une oeuvre
work
une scène
scene
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American Literature: Women's Writing Vocabulary
ancestral
atrocious
breadths
fatuity
of, belonging to, inherited from, or denoting an ancestor or…
horrifyingly wicked; very evil or cruel; very bad
the distance from one side to the others side of something; t…
a foolish or stupid quality; something foolish or stupid
ancestral
of, belonging to, inherited from, or denoting an ancestor or…
atrocious
horrifyingly wicked; very evil or cruel; very bad
Literature and Writing: Unit 5 Vocabulary- Level E
altruistic
assent
assent
benefactor
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others ... synonym: sel…
to express agreement ... synonym: consent, concur ... antonyms: dis…
agreement ... part of speech ( noun)
one who does good to others ... synonym: patron, humanitarian... pa…
altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others ... synonym: sel…
assent
to express agreement ... synonym: consent, concur ... antonyms: dis…
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Vocabulary useful for writing on film and literature
une oeuvre work
une scène scene
un dialogue dialogue
un monologue monologue
...
...
...
...
une oeuvre work
...
une scène scene
...
20 terms
Writing & Literature
Acronym
Allegory
Ampersand
Rhetoric
A word formed by combining the first letter in each of each w…
A story that has a deeper or more general meaning in addition…
"&" - symbol for "and"
Methods of persuasion in speech or writing. Speech or writing…
Acronym
A word formed by combining the first letter in each of each w…
Allegory
A story that has a deeper or more general meaning in addition…
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Mrs. Carden's Writing Through Literature Vocabulary
Clasp
Ebb
Ecstasy
Scythe
to hold tightly
a decline or decay
a feeling of great happiness
a sharp instrument with a curved blade
Clasp
to hold tightly
Ebb
a decline or decay
20 terms
Writing and Literature
1. Author of the play Romeo and Juliet
2. The star-crossed lovers that were m…
3. What are the two foil characters in…
4. Who killed Mercutio who was killed…
William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet
Mercutio and Tybalt
Tybalt
1. Author of the play Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare
2. The star-crossed lovers that were m…
Romeo and Juliet
20 terms
Vocabulary: Writing & Literature B/English 9
juxtapose
exemplify
debacle
rancor
v. to place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
v. to serve as an example of
n. a disaster, failure
n. bitter, long-lasting resentment, deep-seated ill will
juxtapose
v. to place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
exemplify
v. to serve as an example of
26 terms
Literature and Writing Literature Terms
Plot
Theme
Conflict
Point of View
the sequence of events from the beginning of the story to the…
main idea, or message, in a work
the struggle between two or more forces that must be resolved…
the relationship between the narrator and story
Plot
the sequence of events from the beginning of the story to the…
Theme
main idea, or message, in a work
13 terms
Literature and Writing: Edgar allan Poe Vocabulary Words
impunity
accost
sconces
flambeau
exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious conse…
approach and address someone boldly or aggressively
candle holders or another light source attached to a wall
flaming torch
impunity
exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious conse…
accost
approach and address someone boldly or aggressively
20 terms
Literature and Writing 1A- Vocabulary Units 3-4
adversary
alienate
artifice
fallow
rival
isolate
pretense
inert
adversary
rival
alienate
isolate
40 terms
Literature and Writing 1A- Vocabulary Units 5-6
chivalrous
embark
benefactor
repose
gallant
start
sponsers
serenity
chivalrous
gallant
embark
start
20 terms
Literature and writing
Exasperated
Glimpse
Futile
Fervent
To make someone really angry or annoying.
Look or see something or someone for short time.
A pointless or useless.
To feel very strongly.
Exasperated
To make someone really angry or annoying.
Glimpse
Look or see something or someone for short time.
18 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary (Reading Literature/Writing Narrative)
Context
Incongruity
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
POS: Noun ... - The words that are used with a certain word or p…
POS: Noun ... - Something that appears strange or wrong within a…
POS: Noun ... In a play or movie, it is irony that happens when…
POS: Noun ... This is irony that occurs when an outcome is not o…
Context
POS: Noun ... - The words that are used with a certain word or p…
Incongruity
POS: Noun ... - Something that appears strange or wrong within a…
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Literature/Creative Writing Checkup 2
antiquated
flourish
excursion
harsh
old
to grow
a pleasant trip
unpleasant
antiquated
old
flourish
to grow
132 terms
Literature, Reading, Writing
Alphabetic Principle
Logographic
Phonology
Phoneme
Symbols used to form the speech of words.
Symbols that represent ideas and meanings.
How phonemes are sequenced, patterned, and uttered to represe…
Smallest unit of a sound that can distinguish one word from a…
Alphabetic Principle
Symbols used to form the speech of words.
Logographic
Symbols that represent ideas and meanings.
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