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Terms in Literature Honors 9
Protagonist
Theme
Symbol
Antagonist
The main character; the person with a problem or a goal to so…
The insights about life presented by the author; the meaning…
An object or event that represents more than itself.
The person or forces against the protagonist.
Protagonist
The main character; the person with a problem or a goal to so…
Theme
The insights about life presented by the author; the meaning…
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 9
SYNECDOCHE
STYLE
SUSPENSE
SYMBOL
a figure of speech in which a part represents the whole. "If…
the distinctive way in which a writer uses language: a writer…
a feeling of uncertainty and curiosity about what will happen…
a person, place, thing, or event that has meaning in itself a…
SYNECDOCHE
a figure of speech in which a part represents the whole. "If…
STYLE
the distinctive way in which a writer uses language: a writer…
10 terms
Literature Terms Week 9
personification
paraphrase
Playwright
Plot manipulation
attribution of human form or other characteristics to anythin…
keeping the author's original ideas and tone while changing t…
person who writes dramatic literature or drama
when an author overuses chance or coincidence
personification
attribution of human form or other characteristics to anythin…
paraphrase
keeping the author's original ideas and tone while changing t…
60 terms
English 9: Literature Terms
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
The start of the story. The way things are before the action…
The series of conflicts and crisis in the story that lead to…
The turning point. The most intense moment (either mentally o…
All of the action which follows the climax
Exposition
The start of the story. The way things are before the action…
Rising Action
The series of conflicts and crisis in the story that lead to…
12 terms
LA 9 Literature Terms (weekly words)
theme
story-telling arc
exposition
initial incident
an insight about human life that's revealed in a literary work
a classic pattern used in fiction that's guaranteed to satisf…
the introduction of a story. We are usually introduced to the…
the first hint of conflict in the story
theme
an insight about human life that's revealed in a literary work
story-telling arc
a classic pattern used in fiction that's guaranteed to satisf…
8 terms
Literature Terms 9
Epigram
Epiphany
Euphemism
Foil
A rhetorical device that is a memorable, brief, interesting a…
That moment in the story where a character achieves realizati…
Polite, indirect expressions which replace words and phrases…
A character that shows qualities that are in contrast with th…
Epigram
A rhetorical device that is a memorable, brief, interesting a…
Epiphany
That moment in the story where a character achieves realizati…
Junior Literature Terms 1-9
Theme
Story Arc
Protagonist
Antagonist
An insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work
The classic pattern in story telling that includes exposition…
The main character in the story that is usually the hero
The opponent or force that blocks the hero from succeeding
Theme
An insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work
Story Arc
The classic pattern in story telling that includes exposition…
13 terms
Literature Terms English 9
Narrator
Plot
Plot Line
Pathos
is the person who is telling the story
is the action or sequence of events in a story. It is usually…
is the graphic display of the action or events in a story: ex…
is a Greek root meaning suffering or passion. It usually desc…
Narrator
is the person who is telling the story
Plot
is the action or sequence of events in a story. It is usually…
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
Literature Terms 9
oral tradition
myth
legend
folk tale
stories told by mouth
stories that explain how things in the natural world are curi…
stories from the past that often use real events or people fr…
brief stories passed from generation to generation
oral tradition
stories told by mouth
myth
stories that explain how things in the natural world are curi…
English 9 literature terms
internal conflict
external conflict
Alliteration
symbol
The plot of a story always involves some sort of conflict,or…
the plot of a story always involves some sort of conflict,or…
alliteration is the repetition of consonant sound at the begi…
s symbol is a person ,a place,an activity,or an object that s…
internal conflict
The plot of a story always involves some sort of conflict,or…
external conflict
the plot of a story always involves some sort of conflict,or…
9 terms
Literature Terms 1-9
Allegory
Allusion
Antagonist
Archetype
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
a passing reference to historical or fictional characters, pl…
Usually the character in fiction or drama who stands in direc…
pattern or model or action (such as lamenting the dead), a ch…
Allegory
an extended narrative in prose or verse in which characters,…
Allusion
a passing reference to historical or fictional characters, pl…
8 terms
English 9 literature terms
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
Alliteration
Symbol
Involves a character pitted against an outside force.
One that occurs within a character.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
A person, a place, an activity, or an object that stands for…
Internal Conflict
Involves a character pitted against an outside force.
External Conflict
One that occurs within a character.
8 terms
English 9 Literature Terms
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
Alliteration
Symbol
One that occurs within a character
Involves a character pitted against an outside force, such as…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A person, a place, an activity, or an object that stands for…
Internal Conflict
One that occurs within a character
External Conflict
Involves a character pitted against an outside force, such as…
10 terms
ap literature terms 9
anaphora
asyndeton
chiasmus
foil
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
a rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical c…
someone or something that serves as a contrast to another
anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
asyndeton
the omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a s…
11 terms
English 9 Literature Terms
Internal Conflict
External Conflict
Alliteration
Symbol
Occurs within the character
Involves a character pitted against an outside force
Repetition of constant sounds at the beginnings of words
A person, a place an activity, or and object that stands for…
Internal Conflict
Occurs within the character
External Conflict
Involves a character pitted against an outside force
10 terms
AP Literature Terms 9
Theme
Tone
Trochee
Verse
a central idea or statement that unifies and controls an enti…
the means of creating a relationship or conveying an attitude…
a two-syllable unit or foot of poetry consisting of a heavy s…
a line or metric writing, a stanza, or composition written in…
Theme
a central idea or statement that unifies and controls an enti…
Tone
the means of creating a relationship or conveying an attitude…
29 terms
English 9 Literature Terms
personification
metaphor
simile
genre
giving human characteristics to nonliving
comparison made between two unlike things that have something…
compare using like, as
category or type of literature
personification
giving human characteristics to nonliving
metaphor
comparison made between two unlike things that have something…
Literature Terms 9/30
Onomatopoeia
Simile
Metaphor
Idiom
Use of words whose sounds echo there meaning
A comparison between two unlike things (using the word as or…
A comparison between two unlike things (not using the words l…
Common figure or speech whose meaning is different from the l…
Onomatopoeia
Use of words whose sounds echo there meaning
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things (using the word as or…
29 terms
English 9 Literature Terms
Plot
Exposition
Conflict
Rising Action
A series of events
The beginning of a story
Problem
Complications
Plot
A series of events
Exposition
The beginning of a story
8 terms
English 9 grammar & literature terms
Cantankerous
Deride
Noxious
Bilk
Bad-tempered, argumentative, uncooperative
express content for; ridicule
Harmful, Poisonous, or unpleasant
obtain or withhold money from (someone) by deceit or without…
Cantankerous
Bad-tempered, argumentative, uncooperative
Deride
express content for; ridicule
29 terms
Grade 9 literature terms
Allusion
Onomatopoeia
Syntax
Symbol
Reference to a well known place
Use of words you can hear
An arraignment of words to make a sentence
Use of concrete words or objects that stand for something
Allusion
Reference to a well known place
Onomatopoeia
Use of words you can hear
11 terms
Unit 9: Literature Terms
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Intertextuality
Schemes
a writing style that OMITS conjunctions between words, phrase…
a writing style that is composed of the INTENTIONAL use of MA…
a writing/reading strategy that makes some meaning dependent…
a rhetorical figure of speech that involves changing the patt…
Asyndeton
a writing style that OMITS conjunctions between words, phrase…
Polysyndeton
a writing style that is composed of the INTENTIONAL use of MA…
18 terms
Literature Terms--English 9 Short Stories
conflict
setting
direct characterization
indirection characterization
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
Author directly describes character
When the narrator shows the reader something about the charac…
conflict
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
setting
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
11 terms
Literature Terms/ Figurative Language Terms Grade 9
conflict man vs. self
conflict man vs. man
conflict man vs. nature
dynamic (round) character
A struggle between opposing forces
A conflict between two humans
A conflict between man and nature
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
conflict man vs. self
A struggle between opposing forces
conflict man vs. man
A conflict between two humans
82 terms
Literature 9 Spring final terms
Archetype
Dramatic irony
Epic
Epic simile
A typical character, action, or situation in literature that…
Occurs when the audience knows something the characters do not.
A long poem, typically derived from oral tradition, narrating…
An elaborate, detailed comparison written as a simile many li…
Archetype
A typical character, action, or situation in literature that…
Dramatic irony
Occurs when the audience knows something the characters do not.
10 terms
AP Literature Terms Week 9
Anaphora
Asyndeton
Chiasmus
Foil
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentional…
When the same words are used twice in succession, but the sec…
a character that shows qualities that are in contrast with th…
Anaphora
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Asyndeton
stylistic device used in literature and poetry to intentional…
50 terms
Literature Terms- 2nd 9 Weeks
circumspect {SAT}
superfluous {SAT}
fer
spec
cautious
unnecessary
carry
look
circumspect {SAT}
cautious
superfluous {SAT}
unnecessary
37 terms
ELA literature terms 9 CPA
symbol
foreshadowing
theme
irony
used to show literal or figurative meaning
an indication of a future event
the meaning of a story; the author's message
the intended meaning is different from the actual meaning
symbol
used to show literal or figurative meaning
foreshadowing
an indication of a future event
35 terms
Literature Terms- 1st 9 Weeks
ante
anti
circum
com/con
before
against
around
together
ante
before
anti
against
21 terms
Prentice Hall Literature 9: Unit 1 Terms
Fiction
Nonfiction (informational text)
Purpose of Fiction
Subjects of Fiction
literature about made-up characters and events; has character…
prose writing that explains ideas or describes real places, p…
Narrates a story, entertains; may explain, inform, persuade o…
made up events, made up characters, made up settings
Fiction
literature about made-up characters and events; has character…
Nonfiction (informational text)
prose writing that explains ideas or describes real places, p…
17 terms
AP Literature Literary Terms 9
comedy
critique
diction
empathy
story with a happy ending
critical examination of a work of art, usually literary, with…
particular words chosen for use in a work or the plan that se…
act of identifying ourselves with an object and participating…
comedy
story with a happy ending
critique
critical examination of a work of art, usually literary, with…
70 terms
Literature Terms- 3rd 9 Weeks
greg
cent
pan
vid
group
one hundred
all
look
greg
group
cent
one hundred
50 terms
English 9 Exam - literature terms
plot
exposition
conflict
climax
main idea; important sequence of events
the background information at the beginning of a story
a struggle or problem faced by a character
turning point; peak
plot
main idea; important sequence of events
exposition
the background information at the beginning of a story
60 terms
Literature Terms- 4th 9 Weeks
numer
fort
osteo
ornith
number
strong
bone
bird
numer
number
fort
strong
37 terms
British Literature Poetry Terms (9/6)
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analysis
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A detailed examination of the elements or structure of someth…
allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
22 terms
Literature Terms
antagonist
protagonist
figurative language
irony
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
the character that is trying to solve the problem of the story
language that represents one thing in terms of something diss…
the difference between reality and perception
antagonist
Character that is a source of conflict.... (The opponent or enem…
protagonist
the character that is trying to solve the problem of the story
18 terms
Literature Terms--English 9 Short Stories
conflict
setting
direct characterization
indirection characterization
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
Author directly describes character
When the narrator shows the reader something about the charac…
conflict
A struggle between opposing forces... a. person vs person... b.pers…
setting
time, place, circumstance ... a. establish mood... b. reveal inform…
10 terms
Literature Cards for Terms due 9/15/14
setting
character
plot
protagonist
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
A person or an animal in a story, a play, or another literary…
Sequence of events in a story
Chief character in a dramatic or narrative work, usually tryi…
setting
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
character
A person or an animal in a story, a play, or another literary…
25 terms
English 9 CP Literature Terms
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Background information such as setting and characters.
Events that develop the conflict and lead to the climax.
The highest point of tension, or when things shift for the ch…
The events that follow the climax and create the resolution.
Exposition
Background information such as setting and characters.
Rising Action
Events that develop the conflict and lead to the climax.
23 terms
Literature Unit 8 & 9 Terms
fixed form
sonnet and limerick
continuous form
stanzaic form
a traditional pattern of poetry that applies to the whole poem
two types of fixed form poems
a poem that is written line upon line with no grouping of lin…
a poems written in stanzas
fixed form
a traditional pattern of poetry that applies to the whole poem
sonnet and limerick
two types of fixed form poems
30 terms
Literature Terms- 9/13/16
Plot
Theme
Setting
Time
Plan of action
Message or meaning that the author attempts to deliver
The time, place, and mood at the beginning of a literary work
Could be expressed as time of year, day, season, etc;
Plot
Plan of action
Theme
Message or meaning that the author attempts to deliver
10 terms
AP Literature Lit. Terms #9
Romance
Satire
Simile
Soliloquy
in general, a story in which an idealized hero or heroine und…
a type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people o…
a figure of speech that makes an explicitly comparison betwee…
a long speech made by a character in a play while no other ch…
Romance
in general, a story in which an idealized hero or heroine und…
Satire
a type of writing that ridicules the shortcomings of people o…
8 terms
AP Literature Terms: W9
Epigram
Epiphany
Euphemism
Foil
a short verse or motto appearing at the beginning of a longer…
the sudden flare into revelation of an ordinary object or sce…
Using a mild or gentle phrase instead of a blunt, embarrassin…
A character that serves by contrast to highlight or emphasize…
Epigram
a short verse or motto appearing at the beginning of a longer…
Epiphany
the sudden flare into revelation of an ordinary object or sce…
21 terms
Literature Terms 9/30/15
Character
Static character
Dynamic character
Round character
A person in a work or fiction
A character that does not grow or develop
Character who undergoes an important inner change
A character whose personality is fully developed by the autho…
Character
A person in a work or fiction
Static character
A character that does not grow or develop
20 terms
Junior Literature Terms 1-9
Theme
Story Arc
Protagonist
Antagonist
An insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work
The classic pattern in story telling that includes exposition…
The main character in the story that is usually the hero
The opponent or force that blocks the hero from succeeding
Theme
An insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work
Story Arc
The classic pattern in story telling that includes exposition…
16 terms
3rd 9 wks literature terms
Dialect
Folktale
Fable
Character traits
Particular way of speaking used by folks from a particular re…
Story that is passed down from generation to generation
A short story, typically with animals as characters that teac…
Attributes that identify characters (goody, gentle, greedy)
Dialect
Particular way of speaking used by folks from a particular re…
Folktale
Story that is passed down from generation to generation
11 terms
Literature Terms/ Figurative Language Terms Grade 9
conflict man vs. self
conflict man vs. man
conflict man vs. nature
dynamic (round) character
A struggle between opposing forces
A conflict between two humans
A conflict between man and nature
A character who grows, learns, or changes as a result of the…
conflict man vs. self
A struggle between opposing forces
conflict man vs. man
A conflict between two humans
10 terms
AP Literature Terms List 9
Alacrity
Aplomb
Barrage (v)
Cognizant
Cheerful readiness
Self-confidence
To bombard someone with something
Being aware
Alacrity
Cheerful readiness
Aplomb
Self-confidence
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