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21 terms
literature
chariot
dissuade
zeus
daughter
phaethon son of apollo believed that he could drive apollos ...
apollo tries to _______ his son not to drive the chariot.
_____ sends a thunderbolt to destroy the chariot
_______persephone is demeter's daughter.
chariot
phaethon son of apollo believed that he could drive apollos ...
dissuade
apollo tries to _______ his son not to drive the chariot.
16 terms
Literature
beggining
middle
end
conflict
B
M
E
X
beggining
B
middle
M
36 terms
Literature
Plot
Introduction
Initiating Event
Rising action
The plan, scheme, or main story of a literary, or dramatic wo…
A preliminary part, as of a book, musical composition, or the…
To begin, set going, or originate
A related series of incidents in a literary plot that build t…
Plot
The plan, scheme, or main story of a literary, or dramatic wo…
Introduction
A preliminary part, as of a book, musical composition, or the…
Literature
Four categories or genres as classific…
2 kinds of poetry
Lyric poem
Forms of lyric poems
1.prose fiction ... 2.poetry ... 3.drama ... 4.nonfiction prose
Lyric poem ... Narrative poem
Is a verse usually brief which focuses on the emotions or tho…
Sonnets ... Elegy ... Ode ... Song ... Simple lyric
Four categories or genres as classific…
1.prose fiction ... 2.poetry ... 3.drama ... 4.nonfiction prose
2 kinds of poetry
Lyric poem ... Narrative poem
14 terms
Literature
Portal
Compromise
Exuberance
Sanctuary
A door gate or entrance
An agreement made between two sides each giving up something
Enthusiasm or joy
A safe or sacred place
Portal
A door gate or entrance
Compromise
An agreement made between two sides each giving up something
Literature
Accelerate
Celerity
Concur
Concur
To cause faster movement; to go faster
Swiftness; quickness; speed
To agree; to cooperate
To coincide; to happen simultaneously
Accelerate
To cause faster movement; to go faster
Celerity
Swiftness; quickness; speed
Literature
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
A narrative in which the characters, behavior,& even the sett…
The sequential repetition of a similar initial sound usually…
A literary, historical, religious, or mythological reference…
The regular repetition of the same words or phrases at the be…
Allegory
A narrative in which the characters, behavior,& even the sett…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of a similar initial sound usually…
literature
altruistic
assent
benefactor
chivalrous
unselfish, comcerend with the welfare of others
to express agreement, agreement
one who does good to others
marked by honor, courage, and courtesy; kindly
altruistic
unselfish, comcerend with the welfare of others
assent
to express agreement, agreement
15 terms
Literature
The Most Dangerous Game
Conflict
External conflict
Internal conflict
Author: Richard Conwell; Rainford vs general Zaroff
can be External and internal
Himself/ herself vs something outside themselves
Uncontrolled of inner problems
The Most Dangerous Game
Author: Richard Conwell; Rainford vs general Zaroff
Conflict
can be External and internal
15 terms
Literature
antagonize
astonished
austere
benign
cause (someone) to become hostile.
greatly surprised or impressed; amazed.
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
gentle; kindly.
antagonize
cause (someone) to become hostile.
astonished
greatly surprised or impressed; amazed.
literature
officious
ominous
pinnacle
premeditated
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assumin…
unfavorable threatening, of bad omen
a high peak or point
considered beforehand, deliberately planned
officious
meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assumin…
ominous
unfavorable threatening, of bad omen
15 terms
Literature
Vow
Propel
Rant
Gawk
To make a promise
To move forward
To speak violently or complain
To stare at with confusion
Vow
To make a promise
Propel
To move forward
19 terms
Literature
Emyn muil
Minas tirith
Ephel duath
Cirith gorgor
Start of the journey
Capital of gondor
Mountains of shadow
Haunted pass. Entrance to land of enemy
Emyn muil
Start of the journey
Minas tirith
Capital of gondor
Literature
Torment
Stagger
Crest
Daze
Cause another to feel extreme or physical pain
Move unsteadily,as if about to fall over
Peak of a mountain
State of surprised or stunned confusion
Torment
Cause another to feel extreme or physical pain
Stagger
Move unsteadily,as if about to fall over
17 terms
Literature
Mood
Tone
Symbolism
Rhyme
Reader's feelings
Author's feelings toward poem subject
When something represents or stands for something else
Words have the same ending sound
Mood
Reader's feelings
Tone
Author's feelings toward poem subject
literature
Sham shem
muhamad
gustaf
Israel per persson
wife of ilyas
neighbor that took in ilyas
king who needed money
took his life because he had sold is share of the silver mines
Sham shem
wife of ilyas
muhamad
neighbor that took in ilyas
38 terms
Literature
Theme
Protagonist
Antagonist
Motive
A writers message. The point behind a story
Main character in the story
A character against the protagonist
Reason behind a characters actions
Theme
A writers message. The point behind a story
Protagonist
Main character in the story
5 terms
Literature
Plautus
Cicero
Vergil
Sallust
-Wrote Greek to Latin comedies... -drunkenness, gluttony, womani…
-Rhetoric... -Orator in politics and in the law courts... -killed b…
-wrote the Aeneid... -Glorifies Augustus... -Romans divine missions…
-History of the late Republic... -Fought along side of Caesar... -M…
Plautus
-Wrote Greek to Latin comedies... -drunkenness, gluttony, womani…
Cicero
-Rhetoric... -Orator in politics and in the law courts... -killed b…
literature
malediction
brazen
defilement
pallid
curse
bold
filfth
pale
malediction
curse
brazen
bold
12 terms
LITERATURE
Imagery
Third Person POV
First person POV
Predict
words and phrases that appeal to the 5 senses.
The narrator is not a character in the story, can tell though…
A narrator referred to as I who is a character in the story
When readers make reasonable guesses about what might happen…
Imagery
words and phrases that appeal to the 5 senses.
Third Person POV
The narrator is not a character in the story, can tell though…
20 terms
literature
1667-1745
1775-1817
1726
Lilliputan
Swift
Austen
Gulliver's travels is published
not wise, vain/ambitious, discontented, needed flattery, small
1667-1745
Swift
1775-1817
Austen
Literature
Allegory
Imagery
Moral
Prose
A narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
The repersentation through language of sensory experience
A rule of conduct or maxim for living expressed or implied as…
Non-metrical language; the opposite of verse
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second or symbolic meanin…
Imagery
The repersentation through language of sensory experience
22 terms
Literature
Theme
setting
epigram
elegy
Central idea which gives the story meaning
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
any brief poem of ten used as an inscription for monuments or…
a short poem written in pairs of unrhymed lines, often on the…
Theme
Central idea which gives the story meaning
setting
the physical background against which the events of a story t…
Literature
Elegy(epitaph)
Ode
Song
Simple lyric
Song for the death, a lyric poem which expresses m Ode ournin…
Is a complex and often lengthy lyric poem written in a dignif…
Is a short lyric intended to be sung, it can be secular which…
Is a short descriptive pictorial or meditative poem
Elegy(epitaph)
Song for the death, a lyric poem which expresses m Ode ournin…
Ode
Is a complex and often lengthy lyric poem written in a dignif…
10 terms
Literature
Capillary
Enervate
Epidemic
Epidermis
Any of the tiny blood vessels that connect the smallest arter…
To deprive someone of strength or vitality; weaken; sap
An outbreak of a contagious disease that spreads rapidly
Outer protective layer of skin
Capillary
Any of the tiny blood vessels that connect the smallest arter…
Enervate
To deprive someone of strength or vitality; weaken; sap
Literature
Allot
Betrayed
Contempt
Divuldge
To parcel out to.
Made a fool of or tricked.
The feeling produced by something disgraceful or worthless.
To reveal something private or secret.
Allot
To parcel out to.
Betrayed
Made a fool of or tricked.
13 terms
Literature
Literature
Ancient
Medieval
Renaissance
Compositions that tell stories, dramatize situations, express…
Beginning of Time - 476 b.c.
476 b.c. - 1500
1460 - 1680
Literature
Compositions that tell stories, dramatize situations, express…
Ancient
Beginning of Time - 476 b.c.
18 terms
Literature
Gold star
Crimson
Sancho Panza
Windmills
What Sir Roland received on his shield for diligence
According to Nancy Byrd Turner the color of courage's s coat
Don Quixote's squire
Don Quixote thought these were Giants and fought them
Gold star
What Sir Roland received on his shield for diligence
Crimson
According to Nancy Byrd Turner the color of courage's s coat
Literature
Chronicles
Elude
Defy
Incredulous
A record of events in order that they appear
To avoid or escape by speed
To challenge the power of
Showing unbelief
Chronicles
A record of events in order that they appear
Elude
To avoid or escape by speed
59 terms
Literature
antikvariaatti
arvostelija
arvostelu
elämäkerta
second hand bookshop
critic, reviewer
review
biography
antikvariaatti
second hand bookshop
arvostelija
critic, reviewer
Literature
Elizabethans
Romantics
Victorians
Moderns
Saw a contest between secular love and love of God.
Loved nature and saw God within nature. ... (Wordsworth, Colerid…
Saw nature as a threat to mankind and God, being replaced by…
See God as dead and man as hollow, unwanted, and unsafe in an…
Elizabethans
Saw a contest between secular love and love of God.
Romantics
Loved nature and saw God within nature. ... (Wordsworth, Colerid…
22 terms
Literature
Chasm
Bland
Dominant
Apparition
A deep hole or crack, as in the earths suface
Dull and interesting
Having the greatest power or force, controlling
Ghostly vision
Chasm
A deep hole or crack, as in the earths suface
Bland
Dull and interesting
21 terms
Literature
Ponder
Stout
Vainer
Behold
Think about caefuly
Strong and thick
Having high apinion of your own looks and styles
See
Ponder
Think about caefuly
Stout
Strong and thick
34 terms
Literature
Acquittal
Appall
Bigot
Defendant
A setting free by declaring not guilty
Fill with horror; dismay; terrify
An intolerant, prejudiced person
Person accused in a court of law
Acquittal
A setting free by declaring not guilty
Appall
Fill with horror; dismay; terrify
20 terms
Literature
Allusion
Connotation
Denotation
Dialect
The reference to a statement,a person,a place,or an event fro…
The feelings and associations that a word suggests.
Refers to the literal meaning of a word the "dictionary defin…
A way of speaking of hat is a characteristic of particular re…
Allusion
The reference to a statement,a person,a place,or an event fro…
Connotation
The feelings and associations that a word suggests.
10 terms
Literature
literary terms
characters
plot
setting
words specifically related to literature
the people or actors in a work of literature
the events in a story; what happens
time and place of a story
literary terms
words specifically related to literature
characters
the people or actors in a work of literature
20 terms
Literature
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
Expression of approval or favorable opionion;praise official…
To make easier, or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
Decline, decay or deterioration; a condition or period of dec…
Approbation
Expression of approval or favorable opionion;praise official…
Assuage
To make easier, or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an…
80 terms
literature
Alice Walker
obsequious
elbow grease
s-c-y-t-h-e
In 1983, this author became the first African-American female…
This word is often used to describe a servant who has is requ…
What two-word idiom that includes a part of the human body re…
Spell the name of the implement traditionally held by the Gri…
Alice Walker
In 1983, this author became the first African-American female…
obsequious
This word is often used to describe a servant who has is requ…
27 terms
Literature
Moor
Placid
Puck
Gale
A tract of open, uncultivated, peaty or moss covered land, of…
Pleasantly calm or peaceful
Goblin, mischievous Sprite; a malicious spirit or demon
A very strong wind or noisy outburst
Moor
A tract of open, uncultivated, peaty or moss covered land, of…
Placid
Pleasantly calm or peaceful
40 terms
Literature
style
Theme
message
symbol
the way the author tells the story
might provide an answer to the question "What is the work abo…
The moral of the story.
something small and concrete, represents something large and…
style
the way the author tells the story
Theme
might provide an answer to the question "What is the work abo…
20 terms
Literature
Dialect
Stanza
Rhyme scheme
Internal rhyme
A variation of a language spoken by a group of people
A group of lines forming unit in a poem or song
Patterns that end rhymes form in a stanza or poem
Occurs within a single line
Dialect
A variation of a language spoken by a group of people
Stanza
A group of lines forming unit in a poem or song
Literature
paraphrase
parenthetical citation
introductory paragraph
primary source
summary in one's own words of a passage from a secondary or p…
part of the critical apparatus of a scholarly paper. allows t…
the first paragraph of a scholarly paper, which informs the r…
term for a literary text, usually belonging to one of the thr…
paraphrase
summary in one's own words of a passage from a secondary or p…
parenthetical citation
part of the critical apparatus of a scholarly paper. allows t…
128 terms
Literature
Oxymoron
Irony
Foreshadow
Simile
Figure flat contridiction
When the unexpected happend
Flashback
A comparison using like or as
Oxymoron
Figure flat contridiction
Irony
When the unexpected happend
87 terms
Literature
Hamlet
Oedipus
Macbeth
Moby-Dick
William Shakespeare
Sophocles
William Shakespeare
Herman Melville
Hamlet
William Shakespeare
Oedipus
Sophocles
literature
calvino
borges
bartheleme
Garcia marquez, gabriel
Italy (postmodern) INVISIBLE CITIEs
argentina (postmodern)
short stories, AMERICAN (postmodern)
COLOMBIA the hundred years
calvino
Italy (postmodern) INVISIBLE CITIEs
borges
argentina (postmodern)
10 terms
Literature
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Disheveled
Deference
Is the contrast between what is said and what is actually meant
Occurs when the audience or reader knows more than the charac…
Not neat; rumpled; mussed; disordered
Respect for the judgement, opinion, wishes, etc., of another.…
Verbal Irony
Is the contrast between what is said and what is actually meant
Dramatic Irony
Occurs when the audience or reader knows more than the charac…
Literature
misgiving
endear
consult
wholly
feeling of doubt; worry
to attract or charm
to ask for advice or to seek informaion
completely; entirely
misgiving
feeling of doubt; worry
endear
to attract or charm
25 terms
Literature.
parallel structure
sentence structure
rhetorical question
narrative
the repetition of a chosen grammatical form within a sentence.
the way a sentence is arranged grammatically.
a question you ask without expecting an answer.
written or spoken account of connected events.
parallel structure
the repetition of a chosen grammatical form within a sentence.
sentence structure
the way a sentence is arranged grammatically.
Literature
Literature
Enduring language
Malakas at Maganda
Philippine mythology
Sumtotal of man's best thoughts,feelings,ideas, and aspiratio…
Flowering language;language that lasts
Philippine mythology of creation of man
Significant and different
Literature
Sumtotal of man's best thoughts,feelings,ideas, and aspiratio…
Enduring language
Flowering language;language that lasts
105 terms
Literature
Love in the Time of Cholera
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Hamlet
Oedipus Rex
Gabriel García Márquez ... Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fa…
Gabriel García Márquez... Multi-generational story of the Buend…
Shakespeare... Shakespeare's longest play and among the most po…
Sophocles... Story of a man who becomes the king of Thebes, whi…
Love in the Time of Cholera
Gabriel García Márquez ... Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fa…
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel García Márquez... Multi-generational story of the Buend…
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