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AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
AP Literature Review Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
101 terms
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
6 terms
Ap literature
apostrophe
metonymy
hyperbole
oxymoron
figure of speech used to adresss an imaginary character
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory te…
apostrophe
figure of speech used to adresss an imaginary character
metonymy
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using…
31 terms
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
33 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
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Poetic Terms AP Literature
alliteration
assonance
cacophony
consonance
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
the opposite of euphony; a harsh, unpleasant combination of s…
the repetition in two or more words of final consonants in st…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds Example"Silence su…
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonan…
AP LITERATURE: Allusions (Literature)
Babbit
Brobdingnag
Bumble
Cinderella
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
Story: Mr. Bumble is in Dickens's Oliver Twist and is a minor…
Meaning:(1) a person or thing that is undeservedly neglected…
Babbit
Story: George Babbitt was the protagonist of the satirical no…
Brobdingnag
Story: a place of giants visited in Gullivar's Travels by swi…
25 terms
AP Literature Terms
anaphora
chiasmus
apostrophe
hyperbole
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
the direct address to an absent or dead person, or to an obje…
a rhetorical figure in which emphasis is achieved through exa…
anaphora
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
chiasmus
a reversal in the word order of words in two otherwise parall…
101 terms
AP Literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
20 terms
AP Literature
Surrealism
Archetype
The fourth wall
Malapropism
a style of art and literature developed principally in the 20…
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
The imaginary wall of a box set that separates the actors fro…
An act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, especially by…
Surrealism
a style of art and literature developed principally in the 20…
Archetype
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
51 terms
AP Literature Allusions 2015
Scrooge
Noah and the Flood
Achilles' heel
Sam... Mrs. Grundy
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
a physical weakness that leads to his/her downfall despite ov…
Necessarily, being a "Mrs. Grundy" is not a good thing. If so…
Scrooge
a bitter and/or greedy person... Charles Dickens' A Christmas Ca…
Noah and the Flood
The symbol of a dove with olive branch for peace comes from h…
37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
102 terms
AP Literature - Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anagram
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of anothe…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
AP Literature
acting
action
allegory
alliteration
the last of the four steps of characterization in a... performed…
an imagined event or series of events; an event may be verbal…
as in metaphor, one thing (usually non rational, abstract, re…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds through a sequence…
acting
the last of the four steps of characterization in a... performed…
action
an imagined event or series of events; an event may be verbal…
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
101 terms
Ap literature
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
61 terms
Ocar AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
69 terms
AP LITERATURE
aggrieved
degenerate
obstinately
plaintive
troubled
inferior
stubbornly; inflexibly
mournful; sad
aggrieved
troubled
degenerate
inferior
115 terms
AP Literature Terms
Aesthetic
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
A reference to another work or famous figure.
Aesthetic
Appealing to the senses and qualities of beauty.
Allegory
A story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
121 terms
AP Literature Terminology
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to something literary, mythological, or historica…
An event or situation that may be interpreted in more than on…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
101 terms
AP Literature Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
is a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or…
the regular repetition of the same word or phrase at the begi…
Allegory
is a prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behav…
Alliteration
is the sequential initial repetition of a similar sound, usua…
175 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
100 terms
AP Literature Terms
Alliteration
Allegory
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
A situation in which something can be understood in more than…
Repetition of the same words at the beginning of several cons…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds or letters, mainly for…
Allegory
A literary form in which some or all of the elements of actio…
AP Literature Terms To Know
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
hidden meaning typically moral or political
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
reference to an outside work (biblical, historical, mythologi…
comparison between two things, typically on the basis of thei…
allegory
hidden meaning typically moral or political
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
64 terms
AP Literature: Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to win; god who was Keeper of Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light; known…
Achilles' heel
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 12
Legend
Limerick
Line
Melodrama
a widely told tale about the past, one that may have a founda…
a type of poem that consists of two lines of rhymed anapestic…
unit of poetic verse. When writing verse in prose, use a / to…
a play based upon a dramatic plot and developed sensationally…
Legend
a widely told tale about the past, one that may have a founda…
Limerick
a type of poem that consists of two lines of rhymed anapestic…
AP Literature Allusions: Biblical
manna in the desert
the golden calf
turn the other cheek
the blind leading the blind
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
(NT) to refrain from retaliation after being attacked/insulte…
(NT I think?) sinners leading sinners; refers to incompetent…
manna in the desert
(OT) when the Israelites were escaping from Egypt, God sent t…
the golden calf
(OT) when Moses (the leader of the Israelites) was up in Moun…
57 terms
AP Literature: Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
repetition of similar consonant sounds
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
an address to either an absent person, some abstract quality,…
alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
30 terms
AP Literature (Prose) Vocabulary
antihero
archetype
flashback
flat character
a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make h…
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an…
a character who embodies a single quality and who does not de…
antihero
a protagonist who lacks the characteristics that would make h…
archetype
A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in…
17 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Words
avocation
capricious
disparity
efficacy
(n.) an activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
(adj.) changing suddenly; fickle
(n.) an inequality; a gap; an imbalance
(n.) capacity or power to produce a desired effect
avocation
(n.) an activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
capricious
(adj.) changing suddenly; fickle
12 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
Satire
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
Catharsis
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 25
Saga
Synesthesia
Synthesis
Adage
a long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval pro…
While the term synesthesia literally refers to a medical cond…
the combination of ideas to form a theory or argument.
a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.
Saga
a long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval pro…
Synesthesia
While the term synesthesia literally refers to a medical cond…
40 terms
AP Literature Vocab Quiz
saturnine
blandishment
imbroglio
adamant
(adj) broodingly and sullenly unhappy
(n) excessive, ingratiating praise
(n) a difficult or intricate situation, a confused heap, a ta…
(adj) firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will
saturnine
(adj) broodingly and sullenly unhappy
blandishment
(n) excessive, ingratiating praise
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 26
Homogeneous
Heterogeneous
Hegemony
Bellicose
of the same kind; alike.
diverse in character or content.
leadership or dominance, especially by one country or social…
demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
Homogeneous
of the same kind; alike.
Heterogeneous
diverse in character or content.
45 terms
AP Literature Terms
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a technique by which a writer addresses an inanimate object,…
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 30
Gauche
Impeach
Bowdlerize
Chicanery
lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Charge the holder of a public office with misconduct.
remove material that is considered improper or offensive from…
the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or leg…
Gauche
lacking ease or grace; unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Impeach
Charge the holder of a public office with misconduct.
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 14
Ode
Omniscient Narrator
Onomatopoeia
Oxymoron
a long, formal lyric poem with a serious theme; a form of lyr…
A narrator of a story that knows everything that is happening…
the use of a word to represent or to imitate natural sounds.…
technique used to produce an effect by a seeming self-contrad…
Ode
a long, formal lyric poem with a serious theme; a form of lyr…
Omniscient Narrator
A narrator of a story that knows everything that is happening…
20 terms
AP Literature Unit 3
Cavort
Credence
Decry
Dissemble
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
(v.) to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
(v.) to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impres…
Cavort
(v.) to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry... Syno…
Credence
(n.) belief, mental acceptance... Synonym: credit, trust, confid…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 29
Orator
Pretentious
Arrogant
Entitled
A very eloquent public speaker
Attempting to impress by affecting greater important, talent,…
Having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own importa…
Believing oneself to be inherently deserving of privileges or…
Orator
A very eloquent public speaker
Pretentious
Attempting to impress by affecting greater important, talent,…
10 terms
AP Literature Vocab 21
Denotation
Doppelganger
Epistolary
Memoir
Dictionary definition of a word
The alter ego of a character, the suppressed side of one's pe…
Used to describe a novel that tells its story through letters…
An account of the personal experiences of an author.
Denotation
Dictionary definition of a word
Doppelganger
The alter ego of a character, the suppressed side of one's pe…
30 terms
AP Literature Terms (with images)
Allegory
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
When a character speaks to a character or object that is not…
Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by charact…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the beginning o…
47 terms
AP Literature
poetry
prose
drama
allegory
rhythmic expression of feelings and ideas (song), may or may…
generally broken into fiction and nonfiction (narrative)
a play; intended to be acted out; written in verse or convers…
story using underlying symbols that really represent somethin…
poetry
rhythmic expression of feelings and ideas (song), may or may…
prose
generally broken into fiction and nonfiction (narrative)
28 terms
AP Literature
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
several consecutive words w/the same sound ("The twisting tro…
A mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or thi…
structurally parallel words, phrases, or clauses for the purp…
absent or dead are spoken to as if present ("Michael Jackson,…
alliteration
several consecutive words w/the same sound ("The twisting tro…
allusion
A mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or thi…
85 terms
AP Literature Literary Devices
consonance
personification
masculine rhyme
simile
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A rhyme ending on the final stressed syllable
A comparison using "like" or "as"
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
235 terms
AP English Literature Terms
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
a story in which the narrative/characters carry an underlying…
the repetition of one or more initial consonant in a group of…
abstract
an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
a saying/proverb containing a truth based on experience and o…
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