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Literature
Literature
Henry Van Dyke
Christopher Morley's ON DOORS
Rene Wellek and Austin Warren
Preserved writings belonging to a given language or people
He defines literature as consisting of those writings which i…
Doors are the symbol of privacy, of retreat, of the mind's es…
They define literature as a POTENTIAL CAUSE OF EXPERIENCES
Literature
Preserved writings belonging to a given language or people
Henry Van Dyke
He defines literature as consisting of those writings which i…
literature
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
to yield to; assume an office or dignity
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
to include or contain, to be made up of
skillful; humble
accede
to yield to; assume an office or dignity
brandish
to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
Literature
autobiography
biography
flashback
folklore
The story of someone's life, written by themselves.
The story of someone's life, written by another person.
A scene that happened before the main even of a story.
A traditional tale
autobiography
The story of someone's life, written by themselves.
biography
The story of someone's life, written by another person.
688 terms
Literature
The Great Gatsby
The Catcher in the Rye
The Grapes of Wrath
To Kill a Mockingbird
F. Scott Fitzgerald
J.D. Salinger
John Steinbeck
Harper Lee
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger
14 terms
Literature
Psalm of life
Cross of snow
Ropewalk
Chambered nautilus
True romantic
True romantic/cross
Gothic
Trans
Psalm of life
True romantic
Cross of snow
True romantic/cross
18 terms
Literature
Prolonged
Equilibrium
Buffer
Self-sufficient
Extended
State of balance
Shock
Independent
Prolonged
Extended
Equilibrium
State of balance
6 terms
Literature
legislation
tolerant
culminated
fundamental
law
accepting
reached its highest point or climax
basic; forming a foundation
legislation
law
tolerant
accepting
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.
20 terms
Literature
Allegory
Allusion
Alliteration
Apostrophe
An extended metaphor
A reference to another piece of literature
A repetition of the beginning sounds of multiple words
A person speaking to someone else who is not present
Allegory
An extended metaphor
Allusion
A reference to another piece of literature
Literature
Provoke
Inconceivable
Abhor
Ascribe
Stimulate or give rise to
Not capable of being imagined or mentally grasped
Regard with disgust or hatred
attribute something to (a cause)
Provoke
Stimulate or give rise to
Inconceivable
Not capable of being imagined or mentally grasped
literature
perilous
quarrel
berate
tryant
Full of danger or risk
fight or argument between people
scold someone
Cruel leader
perilous
Full of danger or risk
quarrel
fight or argument between people
7 terms
Literature
Analogy
Denote
Quote
Topic
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
be a sign of
Quotation is the repetition of someone else's statement or th…
a matter dealt with in a text, discourse, or conversation
Analogy
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
Denote
be a sign of
20 terms
literature
First person narrative
flash back
omniscient
point of view
A narrative in which one of the characters narrates the story…
A reversion back to events that have previously taken place.…
All knowing or able to see everything at once. Usually used i…
The perspective or vantage point by which the reader is able…
First person narrative
A narrative in which one of the characters narrates the story…
flash back
A reversion back to events that have previously taken place.…
Literature
Volume
serialize
psenudonym
literary
a book of a set
to present in a number of parts, one after another
a fictional name used by an author, a pen name
having to do with literature books, or writing
Volume
a book of a set
serialize
to present in a number of parts, one after another
36 terms
Literature
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Anaphora
Parallelism
The initial consonant sound is repeated - smooth sailing, gre…
Pronunciation sentences are similar in structure -The lion ro…
Successive sentence starting with the same word(s) - you've b…
Successive sentences are similar in structure - like father,…
Alliteration
The initial consonant sound is repeated - smooth sailing, gre…
Onomatopoeia
Pronunciation sentences are similar in structure -The lion ro…
9 terms
Literature
Galleon
Claret
Rapier ,Hilt
Plaiting
Large sailing ship.
Purplish red like claret wine.
Sword handle.
Braiding.
Galleon
Large sailing ship.
Claret
Purplish red like claret wine.
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
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
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
literature
bequeath
disperse
converge
attainment
to give or pass on as an inheritance
scatter, spread far & wide
move toward one point
accomplishment; act of achieving
bequeath
to give or pass on as an inheritance
disperse
scatter, spread far & wide
Literature
God
Philosophy, poverty, poetry
The seasons
Man
Gandhi writes that if independence is achieved, it will br be…
Who are the three companions startung with P, with whom Ezeki…
As time passes, ezekiel writes, the london ____ passed him by…
In london a woman finally joins ezekiel, to tell him figurati…
God
Gandhi writes that if independence is achieved, it will br be…
Philosophy, poverty, poetry
Who are the three companions startung with P, with whom Ezeki…
16 terms
Literature
beggining
middle
end
conflict
B
M
E
X
beggining
B
middle
M
literature
Wrote The Pit & the Pendulum
Wrote Mrs. mcwilliams & the lightening
Wrote The Great Carbuncle
Wrote The Cop and the Anthem
Poe
Twain
Hawthorn
henry
Wrote The Pit & the Pendulum
Poe
Wrote Mrs. mcwilliams & the lightening
Twain
27 terms
Literature
Dramatic Monologue
7 characteristics of a dramatic monolo…
Short Story
Aspects of short story
7 characteristics, The speaker is never the poet, It's always…
speaker... audience... occasion... revelation of character... interplay b…
brief fictional prose narrative
Character... Mood... Setting... Plot... Narrative... Length... Unity: character…
Dramatic Monologue
7 characteristics, The speaker is never the poet, It's always…
7 characteristics of a dramatic monolo…
speaker... audience... occasion... revelation of character... interplay b…
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
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
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
44 terms
Literature
Conflict
4 kinds of conflict
External conflict
Internal conflict
Is broadly defined as the opposition of two or more character…
Man vs a greater force... Man vs himself... Man vs man
Occur between a character and an outside force
Occur between a character and his thoughts
Conflict
Is broadly defined as the opposition of two or more character…
4 kinds of conflict
Man vs a greater force... Man vs himself... Man vs man
Literature
Itinerant
Itinerary
Itinerary
Advent
Traveling from place to place, especially to perform some dut…
A route of travel
A plan or record of a journey
Arrival or coming into being
Itinerant
Traveling from place to place, especially to perform some dut…
Itinerary
A route of travel
literature
alliteration
assonance
simile
metaphor
the repetition of consonant sound at the beginning of neighbo…
the repetition of vowel sounds within stressed syllables of n…
a comparison of two things using the words like or as ... EX] bo…
a comparison of two things without using like or as... EX] bob i…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sound at the beginning of neighbo…
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds within stressed syllables of n…
10 terms
literature
dismember
foresight
trifle
supposition
separate or divide into parts---cut or tear the limbs from; d…
power to see or know beforehand what is likely to happen
thing having little value or importance-- small amount
act of supposing-- thing supposed; belief
dismember
separate or divide into parts---cut or tear the limbs from; d…
foresight
power to see or know beforehand what is likely to happen
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
15 terms
Literature
Abyss
Adamant
Affable
Avarice
Bottomless hole
Inflexible immovable obstinate
Friendly courteous amiable
Greed of wealth
Abyss
Bottomless hole
Adamant
Inflexible immovable obstinate
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
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.
14 terms
Literature
Short story
Plot
Characters
Theme
Is an imaginative prose narrative written to give the reader…
Concerned with what happens
Are the imaginary persons who carry out the plot... Who makes it…
What it means
Short story
Is an imaginative prose narrative written to give the reader…
Plot
Concerned with what happens
21 terms
literature
nonfiction
fiction
historical novels
biographies
reports on real people events and ideas
narrates an imagined story
fictional stories with real historical setting
narratives of a persons life that includes everything from bi…
nonfiction
reports on real people events and ideas
fiction
narrates an imagined story
7 terms
Literature
Brew
Disgusting
Evident
Migrated
Liquid mixed with deffent things inside(and sawor)
Very unpleasant
Clear or obvious
Moved from one place to another
Brew
Liquid mixed with deffent things inside(and sawor)
Disgusting
Very unpleasant
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.
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
Literature
Poetry
Narrative poem
Epic
Folk and classical
Metrical writing
Tells us a story in riched imaginative and rhythmically langu…
A long narrative poem divided into parts in which it involves…
2 types of epic
Poetry
Metrical writing
Narrative poem
Tells us a story in riched imaginative and rhythmically langu…
10 terms
literature
caricature
melancholy
reveler
reminisce
cartoon
condition of sadness
person having a noisy good time
think back on the past
caricature
cartoon
melancholy
condition of sadness
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
1. peruse
2. porous
3. promontory
4. prone
to read thoroughly and carefully... It is wise to have a lawyer…
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water... So…
a high point of land extending into water... We chose a high pr…
lying face down; inclined, likely... Unfortunately, I am prone…
1. peruse
to read thoroughly and carefully... It is wise to have a lawyer…
2. porous
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water... So…
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
Point of view
First person POV
Reliable character
Unreliable character
A writers choice of narrator.
A character in the story.
First person POV tells us what happens the way we would see it
First person POV The narrator doesn't tell the complete story.
Point of view
A writers choice of narrator.
First person POV
A character in the story.
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
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