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Literature Terms: Set 1
Author
Illustrator
Setting
Title
writer of a book, article, or report
a person who draws or creates pictures for magazines, books,…
the place or type of surroundings where something takes place
the name of a book, composition, or other artistic work
Author
writer of a book, article, or report
Illustrator
a person who draws or creates pictures for magazines, books,…
30 terms
AP Literature Terms Set 1
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…
38 terms
Keystone Literature - Set 1
Compare/Contrast
Evaluate
Exposition
Fact
Place together characters, situations, or ideas to show commo…
Examine and judge carefully. To judge or determine the signif…
A narrative device, often used at the beginning of a work tha…
A piece of information provided objectively, presented as true.
Compare/Contrast
Place together characters, situations, or ideas to show commo…
Evaluate
Examine and judge carefully. To judge or determine the signif…
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Literature Terms: Set 1
Personification
Metaphor
Simile
Extended Metaphor
Giving human characteristics to a non-living thing.... Example:…
Presents two things that seem very different as if they are t…
Presents two things that seem very different as if they are t…
A metaphor that covers more than one line or sentence. Often…
Personification
Giving human characteristics to a non-living thing.... Example:…
Metaphor
Presents two things that seem very different as if they are t…
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Literature Vocab set 1
bewail
destitute
detract
emancipate
to express deep regret or sorrow over
1.without resources or possessions, especially the necessitie…
to take away, especially from the value, beauty, or importanc…
to set free from slavery; to liberate
bewail
to express deep regret or sorrow over
destitute
1.without resources or possessions, especially the necessitie…
45 terms
AP Literature - Terms Set 1
synesthesia
parallelism
hyperbole
octave
when one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
Also referred to as parallel construction or parallel structu…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
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synesthesia
when one kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective exper…
parallelism
Also referred to as parallel construction or parallel structu…
20 terms
Literature Terms Set 1
allegory
allusion
anecdote
aphorism
story with two levels of meaning (literal & symbolic) in whic…
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
brief story about an interesting, amusing, or strange event t…
a general truth or observation about life - usually stated co…
allegory
story with two levels of meaning (literal & symbolic) in whic…
allusion
reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work…
20 terms
Literature Terms Set 1
Plot
Heroic Quest
Imagery
Theme
Sequence of events in a story... Ex - Sofia didn't have time to…
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
Central idea of a work of literature... Ex- Arms and the Man by…
Plot
Sequence of events in a story... Ex - Sofia didn't have time to…
Heroic Quest
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
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literature term set 1
Heroic Quest
Plot
Imagery
Theme
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
Sequence of events in a story.... Example: In the three little…
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough t…
Heroic Quest
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
Plot
Sequence of events in a story.... Example: In the three little…
19 terms
Literature set 1
Mammoth
Assuage
Bereft
Ardor
Adjective: huge; gigantic
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
(n) a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a pers…
Mammoth
Adjective: huge; gigantic
Assuage
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
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Literature Terms set#1
Heroic Quest
Plot
Imagery
theme
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
Sequence of events in a story Ex: Novel
Descriptive or figurative language in a literary work; the us…
A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough t…
Heroic Quest
Call to adventure, threshold, abyss, transformation, atonemen…
Plot
Sequence of events in a story Ex: Novel
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Literature terminology set 1
Characters
Plot
Protagonist(s)
Antagonist(s)
The people or animals that play roles in a story
The events in a story and the order in which they happen
The main character(s), often the good guy
The character(s) in direct opposition to the protagonist.
Characters
The people or animals that play roles in a story
Plot
The events in a story and the order in which they happen
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Set 1 Literature Terms
sensory imagery
visual imagery
mood
alliteration
language that appeals to a reader's five senses: hearing, sig…
details that appeal to the sense of sight
the emotional quality or atmosphere of a story or poem
the repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
sensory imagery
language that appeals to a reader's five senses: hearing, sig…
visual imagery
details that appeal to the sense of sight
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Literature Terms Set 1
Herioc Quest
Plot
Imagery
Theme
an important literary device that allows readers to identify…
the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, dev…
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thought…
Herioc Quest
an important literary device that allows readers to identify…
Plot
the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work, dev…
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British Literature Vocabulary Set 1
compassionate
grievous
theme
admonish
feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.... Examples…
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing... Example: He…
the message, moral, or lesson of a book, poem, song, film, or…
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to r…
compassionate
feeling or showing sympathy and concern for others.... Examples…
grievous
causing grief or sorrow; serious and distressing... Example: He…
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Literature Terms: Plot Elements (Set 1)
Conflict
External Conflict
Internal Conflict
Plot
a struggle between opposing forces. Ex. man vs. man; man vs.…
a struggle between a character and an outside force
a struggle that takes within the character's own mind
the series of events in a story; the events center on a confl…
Conflict
a struggle between opposing forces. Ex. man vs. man; man vs.…
External Conflict
a struggle between a character and an outside force
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Literature Terms (minus Plot Elements set 1)
Figures of Speech
Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
imaginative way of using words to communicate meaning beyond…
language that communicates meanings beyond the literal meanin…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two differ…
Figures of Speech
imaginative way of using words to communicate meaning beyond…
Figurative Language
language that communicates meanings beyond the literal meanin…
21 terms
Literature Terms- Set 1
genre
foreshadowing
antagonist
point of view
A category of literary work, such as fiction, nonfiction, or…
The use of important clues to give hints or prepare the reade…
The character whose opposition to the protagonist is the main…
The vantage point from which the story is told, such as first…
genre
A category of literary work, such as fiction, nonfiction, or…
foreshadowing
The use of important clues to give hints or prepare the reade…
9 terms
American Literature - Spring 2016 - Academic Vocabulary - Set 1
camaraderie
manifestos
Iconoclastic
Monographically
(n.) Friendship
(n.) Aided in the dissemination of the movement's aesthetics…
(adj.) attacking or seeking to overthrow popular or tradition…
(adv.) A scholarly piece of writing of essay or book length o…
camaraderie
(n.) Friendship
manifestos
(n.) Aided in the dissemination of the movement's aesthetics…
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AP Literature SAT Terms Set 1 8/24/15
august (adj)
bemuse (v)
coquettish (adj)
dispensation (n)
marked by majestic dignity
to make confused out of amazement
flirtatious; given to flirting
permission to break a law or an official promise; release fro…
august (adj)
marked by majestic dignity
bemuse (v)
to make confused out of amazement
26 terms
Vocab. Set 1 Literature
Ravenous
Centrifuge
Cacophony
Cataract
Extremely hungry
Spinning device
Loud noise
Cloudiness on the eye
Ravenous
Extremely hungry
Centrifuge
Spinning device
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Literature Terms Set 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Aside
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words.
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
The presence of something that does not belong in a setting's…
In a play/drama, words spoken by a character directly to the…
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words.
Allusion
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
10 terms
Literature Vocab Set 1
Herculean
Bowdlerize
pandemonium
pander
mighty, powerful, massive, immense, colosial
delete, censor, expurgate
disorder, chaos, noisy confusion, tumult
indulge, gratify, cater
Herculean
mighty, powerful, massive, immense, colosial
Bowdlerize
delete, censor, expurgate
20 terms
AP Literature Vocabulary Set 1
Act
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.…
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
Act
A major unit of action in a drama or play. Each act can be fu…
Allegory
A story in which people, things and actions represent an idea…
14 terms
RL Set 1: Reading for Literature Common Core Words
ask
answer
compare
contrast
to question
to inform or to respond
A type of thinking. To examine the similarities and/or differ…
All the ways things are different
ask
to question
answer
to inform or to respond
22 terms
Gothic Literature Vocabulary Set 1
Dauntless (adj.)
Sagacious (adj.)
Pestilence (n.)
Eccentric (adj.)
not to be intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold:
quick and wise in understanding and judgement
a fatal epidemic disease, especially bubonic plague
deviating from the recognized or customary character, practic…
Dauntless (adj.)
not to be intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold:
Sagacious (adj.)
quick and wise in understanding and judgement
20 terms
Romantic Literature Vocab Set 1
aspire
blight
contemplate
dirge
seek to achieve lofty goals
destroy, prevent growth
think about carefully
funeral song
aspire
seek to achieve lofty goals
blight
destroy, prevent growth
Literature vocab set 1
Abhor
Adage
Aesthetic
Agenda
(V.) to feel extreme disgust; to loathe; to reject
(N.) a short sentence that states the truth
(Adj.) having to do with beauty or what is beautiful
(N.) a list of things to do
Abhor
(V.) to feel extreme disgust; to loathe; to reject
Adage
(N.) a short sentence that states the truth
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Literature Terms-set 1
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anecdote
a poem, play, picture, etc in which the apparent meaning of t…
repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of the wordq
passing reference or indirect mention of a common text
a short account of an incident
allegory
a poem, play, picture, etc in which the apparent meaning of t…
alliteration
repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of the wordq
AP Literature - Poetic Devices: Set 1
flashback
shift
archaic
tone
a scene in a narrative that is set in an earlier time than th…
The crux, the one crucial part of the work that stands out, p…
Words and phrases that were used regularly in a language, but…
A speaker's attitude as exposed through stylistic choices. It…
flashback
a scene in a narrative that is set in an earlier time than th…
shift
The crux, the one crucial part of the work that stands out, p…
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AP English British Literature Terms (set 1)
anaphora
aphorism
chiasmus
connotation
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the secon…
Implied or associated meaning of a word ... example: "Wall Stree…
anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
aphorism
a concise statement that expresses distinctly a general truth…
20 terms
British Literature- Set 1
anti-
de-
dis-
en-; em-
against
oppoite
not; opposite of
cause to
anti-
against
de-
oppoite
26 terms
AP Literature Set 1
Allusion
Analysis
Antagonist
antihero
a reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
The process of examining the components of a literary work
A character who functions as a resisting force to the goals o…
a protagonist who carries the action of the literary piece bu…
Allusion
a reference in literature or in art to previous literature, h…
Analysis
The process of examining the components of a literary work
23 terms
AP Literature Vocab Set 1
Sardonic
Vehement
Ignominious
Lugubrious
Characterized by bitter or scornful mockery
Zealous, impassioned, strongly emotional, intense
Humiliating, marked by disgrace or dishonor
Mournful, dismal, gloomy, sorrowful
Sardonic
Characterized by bitter or scornful mockery
Vehement
Zealous, impassioned, strongly emotional, intense
12 terms
Literature Antonyms - Set 1
adjacent
alight
barren
disrupt
faraway, distant
mount, board, take off
fertile, fruitful
organize, arrange
adjacent
faraway, distant
alight
mount, board, take off
15 terms
McFarland Elements of Literature Set 1
setting
protagonist
antagonist
conflict
the time and place a story happens
the main character in the story
the character that is against the main character
the main problem in a story
setting
the time and place a story happens
protagonist
the main character in the story
12 terms
Literature Words Set 1
lamented
indignity
reproach
discordant
mourned or grieved for
offensive or insulting treatment
To express disapproval of
conflicting; dissonant or harsh in sound
lamented
mourned or grieved for
indignity
offensive or insulting treatment
29 terms
AP literature Vocab words set 1
In- I'm-
Re
Un
Con- com-
Not
Again
Not
With, together
In- I'm-
Not
Re
Again
9 terms
Literature Set 1 Vocabulary
Ambivalent
Anomaly
sarcastic
dearth
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about someone or…
something that deviates from what is standard normal expected
marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey…
a scarcity or lack of something
Ambivalent
having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about someone or…
Anomaly
something that deviates from what is standard normal expected
10 terms
Literature Vocab. Set 1
Predilection
Ingratiating
Dissembling
Propitiation
preexisting liking; preference
having a quality that brings oneself into favor; charming or…
disguising one's real nature or motives
action designed to soothe or satisfy a person; a cause
Predilection
preexisting liking; preference
Ingratiating
having a quality that brings oneself into favor; charming or…
10 terms
Literature Set 1
Bartleby the Scrivener
The Lottery
The Devil and Daniel Webster
The Masque of the Red Death
Herman Melville
Shirley Jackson
Stephen Vincent Benet
Edgar Allen Poe
Bartleby the Scrivener
Herman Melville
The Lottery
Shirley Jackson
literature set 1
daintily
petuantly
assemble
preceded
proper
impatient, annoying
bring together
to come before
daintily
proper
petuantly
impatient, annoying
10 terms
Literature Set 1
Allusion
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Imagery
Expression designed to call something to mind without mention…
Process by which the personality of a a fictitious character…
Process by which the personality of a fictitious character is…
The formation of mental images, figures, or likeness of thing…
Allusion
Expression designed to call something to mind without mention…
Direct Characterization
Process by which the personality of a a fictitious character…
95 terms
Literature set 1
Hamlet
Oedipus
Macbeth
King Lear
Shakespeare
Sophocles
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Hamlet
Shakespeare
Oedipus
Sophocles
20 terms
Literature vocabulary set 1
Analogous (adj.)
Apology (n.)
Colloquial (adj.)
Colloquy (n.)
Alike in some way; comparable
Admitting an error and saying that one is sorry
Used in common; everyday speech; conversational
A conversation, especially a formal one
Analogous (adj.)
Alike in some way; comparable
Apology (n.)
Admitting an error and saying that one is sorry
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Set 1 Literature Terms
sensory imagery
visual imagery
mood
alliteration
language that appeals to a reader's five senses: hearing, sig…
details that appeal to the sense of sight
the emotional quality or atmosphere of a story or poem
the repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginning…
sensory imagery
language that appeals to a reader's five senses: hearing, sig…
visual imagery
details that appeal to the sense of sight
25 terms
Literature Terms- Set 1
Obdurate
Vindictive
Rue
Peremptory
Refusing to do what other people want; not willing to change…
Having or showing a desire to hurt someone who has hurt or ca…
To show sorrow or regret for something
Having or showing the insulting attitude of people who think…
Obdurate
Refusing to do what other people want; not willing to change…
Vindictive
Having or showing a desire to hurt someone who has hurt or ca…
51 terms
Literature Set 1
Contrition
Promontory
Supplication
Inquisitive
a feeling of regret for doing wrong
a high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water
a humble request or prayer
curious; inquiring
Contrition
a feeling of regret for doing wrong
Promontory
a high ridge of land or rock jutting out into a body of water
20 terms
Literature Terms (set 1)
protagonist
theme
narrative
antagonist
main character; "good guy"
message, often times a common "life lesson"
tells a story
often the "bad guy"
protagonist
main character; "good guy"
theme
message, often times a common "life lesson"
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