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10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #9
equivocate
fortuitous
impeccable
liaison
(v.) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one i…
(adj.) accidental, occurring by a happy chance
(adj.) faultless, beyond criticism or blame
A person who serves as a connection between individuals or gr…
equivocate
(v.) to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one i…
fortuitous
(adj.) accidental, occurring by a happy chance
12 terms
World Literature Week 9
Tortuous
Retort
Extort
Voluble
not direct or straightforward
to reply quickly and sharply
v. To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a dem…
talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech
Tortuous
not direct or straightforward
Retort
to reply quickly and sharply
World Literature Terms (9/14)
Parable
Style
Sensory Image
Conflict
A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson
A distinctive formal or characteristic manner of expression i…
Sensory details including sight, sound, taste, touch
A disagreement, struggle between opposing forces
Parable
A simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson
Style
A distinctive formal or characteristic manner of expression i…
10 terms
World Literature (Block A) - List 9
err
fiss
lun
-ment
wrong
break, part
moon
agent of, action, process, product or thing
err
wrong
fiss
break, part
41 terms
Abeka World Literature Units 9-12 Terms
paradox
allusion
setting
epic
a truth expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
a reference to mythology, history, or a literary work
physical background against which the events of a story take…
long, narrative poem in elevated style which presents charact…
paradox
a truth expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
allusion
a reference to mythology, history, or a literary work
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World Literature Vocabulary Terms (9-7)
Pun
Personification
Paradox
Protagonist
Play on words
Figure of speech in which an inanimate object, abstract idea,…
Seemingly contradictory statement. It actually makes sense
Character around whom the story evolved, main character
Pun
Play on words
Personification
Figure of speech in which an inanimate object, abstract idea,…
30 terms
World Literature General Lit. Terms
Theme
Symbol
Imagery
Verbal Irony
central idea or message
something that is itself and something else.
Language that affects the five senses.
Saying one thing and meaning another. (Sarcasm)
Theme
central idea or message
Symbol
something that is itself and something else.
25 terms
World Literature MidTerm
Degraded
Tremulous
Sublime
Silhouette
Treated without any respect
Shaking or quivering slightly
So excellent, so beautiful, so awesome
Dark outline of something
Degraded
Treated without any respect
Tremulous
Shaking or quivering slightly
10 terms
World Literature Vocab 9
nadir (n)
panoply (n)
paparazzo (n)
parvenu (n)
the lowest point of something
magnificent array of something
an aggressive photographer who pursues celebrities
a person of newly acquired wealth or power who is not fully a…
nadir (n)
the lowest point of something
panoply (n)
magnificent array of something
22 terms
Vocab #9 for World Literature
emulate
enamored
enhance
enigma
(verb) to try to be equal to or better than; to imitate... syn:…
(verb) to be in love with... syn: desired, charmed, captivated…
(verb) to increase the value or beauty of something... syn: imp…
(noun) a puzzling or seemingly inexplicable situation, person…
emulate
(verb) to try to be equal to or better than; to imitate... syn:…
enamored
(verb) to be in love with... syn: desired, charmed, captivated…
World Literature Terms
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Rhyme
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
30 terms
World Literature Terms 2017
archetype
dilemma tales
invocation
in medias res
A character or storyline that is repeated in many stories
Stories with open endings, asking the audience a question
Calling upon a higher being's presence or inspiration
In the middle of things
archetype
A character or storyline that is repeated in many stories
dilemma tales
Stories with open endings, asking the audience a question
World Literature (Vol. 9, Words 11-20)
unawares
suffrage
cloister
docile
by surprise, unexpectedly
right to vote
a tranquil, secluded place
yielding to supervision, direction, or management
unawares
by surprise, unexpectedly
suffrage
right to vote
10 terms
World Literature Literary Terms
Plot
Setting
Mood
Character development
...
...
...
...
Plot
...
Setting
...
12 terms
World Literature-Unit 9
paradox
Ilyas
allusion
Contentment
truth is expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
written by Leo Tolstoy
is a reference to mythology, history, or literary work
written Oliver Wendell Holmes
paradox
truth is expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction
Ilyas
written by Leo Tolstoy
World Literature Test 9
Orchestra
Fable
Elegy
A dog
The stage of a Greek Theater is called the
A brief simple anecdote designed to teach a moral usually by…
A short poem written in pairs of unrhymed lines often on them…
What was Argos?
Orchestra
The stage of a Greek Theater is called the
Fable
A brief simple anecdote designed to teach a moral usually by…
55 terms
Test 9 World Literature
dialogue
rising action
orchestra
tragic flaw
speech between two or more characters
follows the exposition in the dramatic structure of a Greek d…
the stage of a Greek theater
a weakness or defect which, along with fate, helps to bring a…
dialogue
speech between two or more characters
rising action
follows the exposition in the dramatic structure of a Greek d…
Vocab 9 - World Literature Honors
brazen
complaisant
conspicuous
docile
Rudely bold; insolent
showing a desire or willingness to please; cheerfully obligin…
a. easy to notice; obvious... b. attracting attention by being u…
easily managed or taught; gentle
brazen
Rudely bold; insolent
complaisant
showing a desire or willingness to please; cheerfully obligin…
22 terms
World Literature 9 Week Test
Francis Grey Patton
Jincey Webb
Medal
Randy Baker
Good Morning Miss Dove is written by...
One of the main characters for Good Morning Miss Dove
"It's like he pinned a _____ on Miss Dove."
He kissed Miss Dove
Francis Grey Patton
Good Morning Miss Dove is written by...
Jincey Webb
One of the main characters for Good Morning Miss Dove
World Literature III Vocab 9
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
a general pardon for an offense against a government; any act…
self-government, political control
self-evident, expressing a universally accepted principle
to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publish o…
amnesty
a general pardon for an offense against a government; any act…
autonomy
self-government, political control
World literature terms
Abstract
Action
Allegory
Allusion
The opposite of concrete.
The events or unfolding of events in a narrative.
The concrete presentation of an abstract idea with at least t…
An indirect reference, often to a person, event statement, th…
Abstract
The opposite of concrete.
Action
The events or unfolding of events in a narrative.
18 terms
World Literature Terms
Literary Study
Literary Analysis
Literary Theory
Formalism, New Criticism, and Neo-Aris…
generic term for the examination of text
identifying individual parts of a piece (through cultural sig…
the set of beliefs about the natures or significance of liter…
Lens- the lens of the language and the text itself... - Literary…
Literary Study
generic term for the examination of text
Literary Analysis
identifying individual parts of a piece (through cultural sig…
7 terms
World Literature Unit 9
inflexible
deflect
inflection
vert/vers
too unchangeable in character or purpose
to cause to turn aside or away
change in pitch or tone of voice
to turn
inflexible
too unchangeable in character or purpose
deflect
to cause to turn aside or away
50 terms
Literary Terms - World Literature
genre
setting
protagonist
antagonist
category of literary composition, 3 basic types but can be su…
time and place in which story takes place - creates atmospher…
central character in a story, one upon whom action centers -…
character or force that opposes protagonist, stands in the wa…
genre
category of literary composition, 3 basic types but can be su…
setting
time and place in which story takes place - creates atmospher…
14 terms
world literature unit 9
Ilyás
The Mansion
Contentment
Christian Perfection
Leo Tolstoy
Henry Van Dyke
Oliver Wendell Holmes
William Law
Ilyás
Leo Tolstoy
The Mansion
Henry Van Dyke
16 terms
Literary Terms World Literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Cliché
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of successive words
Any time you reference another text
Repetition of vowel sounds at the ends of words
Something used so commonly that it becomes meaningless and ov…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of successive words
Allusion
Any time you reference another text
World Literature // Literary Terms
Plot
setting
characterization
4 kinds of characterization
sequence of events in a story
time, place, general environment
the way an author acquaints the reader with his characters
-speech and behavior... -inner thoughts and feelings... -physical t…
Plot
sequence of events in a story
setting
time, place, general environment
17 terms
World Literature Terms
/U
U/
UU/
/UU
trochaic
iambic
anapestic
dactylic
/U
trochaic
U/
iambic
18 terms
World Literature - Literary Terms
Absurdism
Connotation
Denotation
Elegy
the belief that human beings exist in a purposeless, chaotic…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
the literal or primary meaning of a word
a poem of serious reflection
Absurdism
the belief that human beings exist in a purposeless, chaotic…
Connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
16 terms
World Literature: Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Cliche
Using multiple words in a row with the same letter or sound.
Indirect reference to another text
The repetition of vowel sounds
Over used element
Alliteration
Using multiple words in a row with the same letter or sound.
Allusion
Indirect reference to another text
16 terms
World Literature: Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Cliche
A group of words starting with the same letter/same sound... Ex:…
A reference to an important event/person/text... Ex: Harry Potter
Repetition of vowel sounds at the end of words... Ex: Anna ate a…
Something so common that it's cheesy... Ex: A white girl at Star…
Alliteration
A group of words starting with the same letter/same sound... Ex:…
Allusion
A reference to an important event/person/text... Ex: Harry Potter
10 terms
World Literature - Other terms
Conflict
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
a struggle between opposing forces
the sequence of related events in a story
background on the characters and situation
events that intensify the conflict
Conflict
a struggle between opposing forces
Plot
the sequence of related events in a story
9 terms
world literature q9
Scott
eye rhyme
Assyrians
Byron
the poem 'Lochinvar' was written by ?
in poetry, when two words with similar spellings yet differen…
Sennacherib was king of the___
'the Destruction of Sennacherib' was written by ?
Scott
the poem 'Lochinvar' was written by ?
eye rhyme
in poetry, when two words with similar spellings yet differen…
World Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Consonance
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
also called vowel rhyme; rhyme in which the same vowel sounds…
the correspondence of consonants, especially those at the end…
Alliteration
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
Allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
World Literature Poetic Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Anaphora
Assonance
Using words that start with the same letter (ex. Mitch made m…
A reference to something else (ex. When your parents learn ab…
Repetition where the same sentence structure is used and the…
The repetition of the sound of a vowel (ex. Johnny went here…
Alliteration
Using words that start with the same letter (ex. Mitch made m…
Allusion
A reference to something else (ex. When your parents learn ab…
25 terms
World Literature - Poetry Key Terms
Personification
Alliteration
Rhyme
Rhythm
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, or idea is giv…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
The repetition of the same or similar sounds, usually in stre…
Beat created by the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllab…
Personification
A figure of speech in which an animal, object, or idea is giv…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
10 terms
World Literature (Block B) - List 9
scop-, spect-
term
torn-, tourn-
vener
look at, examine, observe, view
end
turn
worship, love
scop-, spect-
look at, examine, observe, view
term
end
15 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Unit 9
collaborate
contrite
emulate
enhance
v. to work with another toward a goal
adj. feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing
v. to strive to be equal to; to imitate
v. to increase the value or beauty of something
collaborate
v. to work with another toward a goal
contrite
adj. feeling regret for having committed some wrongdoing
52 terms
World Literature Mid- Terms
Imagery
Metaphor
Vehicle
Tenor
Descriptive words or pharses that appeal to sense perceptions
Comparison consisting of stated or implied two dissimilar thi…
In a metaphor, the image the tenor of the metaphor is compared
The original subject which the metaphor seeks to describe
Imagery
Descriptive words or pharses that appeal to sense perceptions
Metaphor
Comparison consisting of stated or implied two dissimilar thi…
WORLD LITERATURE terms for final
Allegory
Allusion
Antagonist
Protagonist
Representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through co…
Indirect reference to person, place, or thing; Pandora's Box
The character who is in opposition to the main character in a…
The main character of a work of fiction; character readers wa…
Allegory
Representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through co…
Allusion
Indirect reference to person, place, or thing; Pandora's Box
31 terms
World Literature Literary Terms
SItuational Irony
Verbal Irony
Plot
Allusion
When an occurrence is contrary to what is expected
When one says one thing but means the opposite
series of related happenings in literary work
A reference to a person, event, place, work of art, etc.,
SItuational Irony
When an occurrence is contrary to what is expected
Verbal Irony
When one says one thing but means the opposite
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #4
berate
estrange
euphoric
impetuous
To scold harshly
(v.) to drift apart or become unfriendly; to cause such a sep…
a feeling of great happiness or well-being
acting or done quickly and without thought or care
berate
To scold harshly
estrange
(v.) to drift apart or become unfriendly; to cause such a sep…
Literary Terms- World Literature
Allegory
Allusion
Antagonist
Antithesis
Story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Reference to someone or something that is known from History,…
Opponent who struggles against or blocks the hero, or protago…
Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrast…
Allegory
Story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Allusion
Reference to someone or something that is known from History,…
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms 14
advocate
antipathy
emancipate
idiosyncrasy
(v) To speak or write in favor of; support
(n) A strong dislike or distaste; hatred
(v) To set free from slavery, captivity, or oppression
(n) A personal peculiarity; quirk
advocate
(v) To speak or write in favor of; support
antipathy
(n) A strong dislike or distaste; hatred
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #8
charlatan
corroborate
disseminate
diverge
A fake; one who pretends to have expert knowledge
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(v.) to scatter or spread widely
to vary; go in different directions from the same point
charlatan
A fake; one who pretends to have expert knowledge
corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #13
clandestine
contingency
egocentric
exonerate
(adj) Done in secret; kept hidden
(n) A possible future event that must be prepared for a guard…
(adj) Self-centered; seeing everything in terms of oneself
(v) To clear of an accusation or charge; prove innocent
clandestine
(adj) Done in secret; kept hidden
contingency
(n) A possible future event that must be prepared for a guard…
16 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #11
bolster
depreciate
indiscriminate
inquisitive
(v) To hold up, strengthen, or reinforce; support with a rigi…
(v) To fall or decrease in value or price; to lower the value…
(adj) Not chosen carefully; not based on careful selection
(adj) Curious; eager to learn
bolster
(v) To hold up, strengthen, or reinforce; support with a rigi…
depreciate
(v) To fall or decrease in value or price; to lower the value…
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #12
autonomy
bureaucratic
mandate
ostracize
(n) Independence; self-government
(adj) Insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the poi…
(n) A group's expressed wishes; clear signal to act; vote of…
(v) To expel or exclude from a group shun
autonomy
(n) Independence; self-government
bureaucratic
(adj) Insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the poi…
10 terms
World Literature Vocabulary Terms #10
attrition
circumvent
cohesive
grievous
(n) a gradual natural decrease in number; becoming fewer in n…
(v) To avoid or get around or as if by going around; to escap…
(adj.) sticking or holding together; unified
(adj.) causing sorrow or pain; serious
attrition
(n) a gradual natural decrease in number; becoming fewer in n…
circumvent
(v) To avoid or get around or as if by going around; to escap…
34 terms
World Literature (Mid-term)
Psalm 8
To an Army Wife, in Sardis
Though Heart's Hurt Exhausts Me Always…
Because You Know You're Young in Beaut…
David
Sappho
Catullus
Alighieri
Psalm 8
David
To an Army Wife, in Sardis
Sappho
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