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Literature for Pre-AP Sophomore English
The Odyssey
Of Mice and Men
The Tragedy of Romeo and juliet
Animal Farm
A sequel and part of the first epic tale with a hero who neve…
Two migrant workers in this novella search for work and are t…
This play features the oft-copied "star-crossed lovers" who l…
An allegory featuring Old Major, Snowball, and Napoleon
The Odyssey
A sequel and part of the first epic tale with a hero who neve…
Of Mice and Men
Two migrant workers in this novella search for work and are t…
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Literature Concepts- Pre-Ap English
plot
theme
dynamic
static
story or plan of a book, play, novel, etc.... series of events;…
the moral; the point; takeaway
inward change
same
plot
story or plan of a book, play, novel, etc.... series of events;…
theme
the moral; the point; takeaway
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Pre Ap-Literature English
furtively(adv)
raucous(adv)
permeate(v)
unobtrusively(adv)
taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealth; secret:
harsh; strident; grating
to become diffused; penetrate
not projecting; inconspicuous, unassertive, or reticent
furtively(adv)
taken, done, used, etc., surreptitiously or by stealth; secret:
raucous(adv)
harsh; strident; grating
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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Pre-AP English Literature II- Vocabulary Week 2
ultimate
penultimate
ultimatum
infinite
last, farthest, or furthest; final
second to last
final proposal/statement of conditions (demand)
never-ending
ultimate
last, farthest, or furthest; final
penultimate
second to last
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Vocabulary Week 1- 10th Grade Pre-AP English II Literature
confide
credence
credible
credulity
to tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusti…
belief in or acceptance of something as true
able to be believed; convincing
a tendency to be too ready to believe something is real or tr…
confide
to tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusti…
credence
belief in or acceptance of something as true
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English 2 pre AP literature Terms
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Round
techniques used to create a character
author tells you what traits a character has
reader must make conclusions based on physical description, p…
developed , complex, many sides
Characterization
techniques used to create a character
Direct characterization
author tells you what traits a character has
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pre ap and ap literature terms english II
characterization
round character
flat character
stock character
process by which the writer reveals the personality of a char…
character who has a complex personality
this literary personality is notable for one kind of personal…
types of characters who have become conventional or stereotyp…
characterization
process by which the writer reveals the personality of a char…
round character
character who has a complex personality
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Pre Ap literature vocabulary 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
(V) to put an end to
(N) excessive admiration or flattery
(N) someone or something intensely disliked or loathed
(Adj) having or showing shrewdness and perspicacity
Abate
(V) to put an end to
Adulation
(N) excessive admiration or flattery
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Pre-AP English Vocabulary
Verbal Irony
Situational Irony
Dramatic Irony
Austere
writer/speaker says one thing but really means something comp…
what is expected is the opposite of what occurs
the reader or audience knows something the character in the s…
serious, solemn
Verbal Irony
writer/speaker says one thing but really means something comp…
Situational Irony
what is expected is the opposite of what occurs
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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Pre-ap literature vocabulary 9
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
To put an end to
Excessive admiration or flattery
Someone or something intensely disliked or loathed
Having or showing shrewdness and perspicacity
Abate
To put an end to
Adulation
Excessive admiration or flattery
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Antagonist
Catharsis
Climax
Conflict
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters o…
Antagonist
Any force aligned against the protagonist
Catharsis
Purification that brings emotional relief or renewal
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Blank Verse
Cacophony
Declarative Sentence
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
A harsh, discordant mixture of sounds
a sentence that makes a statement or declaration
Ambiguity
doubtfulness or uncertainty of meaning or intention
Blank Verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
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Pre-AP English I Literature Terms
Apostrophe
Alliteration
Allusion
Anadiplosis
a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead OR somethi…
repeated consonant sounds at beginning of words.
cross reference to another work of art, piece of literature,…
form of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms in…
Apostrophe
a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead OR somethi…
Alliteration
repeated consonant sounds at beginning of words.
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Pre AP English Vocabulary
Importune
Dawdle
Elate
Barefaced
Beg persistently and urgently
Hang or fall in movement progress development etc.
Fill with high spirits
With no effort to conceal
Importune
Beg persistently and urgently
Dawdle
Hang or fall in movement progress development etc.
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Vocabulary English Pre Ap
Frater
Mono
Gamy
Trans
Brother
One
Marriage
Across
Frater
Brother
Mono
One
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Pre-Ap English Vocabulary
Jaunt
Repast
Apathy
Nauseate
a short pleasant trip; also, v. to make a short trip
a meal; food eaten at a meal
lack of interest, concern, or spirit; indifference; lack of e…
to make sick or queasy; to cause a feeling of disgust or loat…
Jaunt
a short pleasant trip; also, v. to make a short trip
Repast
a meal; food eaten at a meal
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Pre AP English Vocabulary
Ambled
Assuaged
Asinine
Analogous
to go at a slow pace
to make less severe; relieve
stupid
similar
Ambled
to go at a slow pace
Assuaged
to make less severe; relieve
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PreAp English Vocabulary
ad hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
An argument made that (a.) appeals to a person's feelings or…
A story in which objects, characters, and actions are symbols…
The repetition of initial sounds. Ex: The fair breeze blew, t…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
ad hominem
An argument made that (a.) appeals to a person's feelings or…
Allegory
A story in which objects, characters, and actions are symbols…
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Pre-AP English 9 - Elements of Literature
alliteration
allusion
analogy
antagonist
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
a similarity between like features of two things, on which a…
a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
alliteration
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Foot
Iamb
Blank Verse
Caesura
This literary device is a measuring unit in poetry, which is…
Combination of unstressed and stressed syllable - (daDUM) (IT…
verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentam…
A rhythmical pause in a poetic line or a sentence. It often o…
Foot
This literary device is a measuring unit in poetry, which is…
Iamb
Combination of unstressed and stressed syllable - (daDUM) (IT…
English Pre-AP vocabulary
Chimera
Humane
Miser
Stoic
A fantasy; a horrible creature of imagination
Kind, compassionate, sympathetic and considerate
One who lives in wretched circumstances to save and hoard money
A stoical person; not showing passion or feeling, indifferenc…
Chimera
A fantasy; a horrible creature of imagination
Humane
Kind, compassionate, sympathetic and considerate
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
sardonic
obtuse
egregious
abhor
scornfully or cynically mocking
ignorant, simpleminded, annoyingly insensitive or slow to und…
shocking, appalling, terrible, awful, horrendous, atrocious
hate
sardonic
scornfully or cynically mocking
obtuse
ignorant, simpleminded, annoyingly insensitive or slow to und…
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AP English Literature vocabulary
Abstract
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion (syllable) of…
A story in which each aspect has a symbolic meaning outside t…
The repetition of initial consonant sound
Abstract
A complex style that discusses intangible qualities like good…
Accent
In poetry, this refers to the stressed portion (syllable) of…
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Pre-Ap English - Vocabulary
Abase
Acquiesce
Aesthetic
Affable
to humiliate, degrade
to agree without protesting
artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty
friendly, amiable
Abase
to humiliate, degrade
Acquiesce
to agree without protesting
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Pre Ap English Vocabulary
Polyglot
Linguists
Eponym
Appellation
Knowing or using several languages
A person skilled in foreign languages
The person for whom something is or is believed to be named
name or title
Polyglot
Knowing or using several languages
Linguists
A person skilled in foreign languages
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
ad hominem argument
allegory
allusion
analogy
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
A brief or indirect reference to a person, place, thing, or i…
A comparison to a directly parallel case
ad hominem argument
"against the man"; a general category of fallacies in which a…
allegory
An extended comparison where many elements of a story stands…
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Pre-AP English Vocabulary
Appraise
Assess
Defray
Depreciate
To estimate the amount or nature of
To determine the amount of
To pay all or part of the expenses
To lower the estimate of
Appraise
To estimate the amount or nature of
Assess
To determine the amount of
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Pre-AP Literature Poetry Terms
ALLEGORY
ALLITERATION
ALLUSION
ANALOGY
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Comparison made between two things to show how they are alike,
ALLEGORY
story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
ALLITERATION
repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
altruistic
ameliorate
ambiguous
ardent
(adj) unselfishly generous,moon earned for others
(v) improve
(adj) open to debate or argument, arguable, debatable, obscur…
(adj) enthusiastic or passionate
altruistic
(adj) unselfishly generous,moon earned for others
ameliorate
(v) improve
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AP English Literature Vocabulary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
Repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of t…
Allegory
A story or poem in which characters, settings, and events sta…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds at the beg…
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AP English Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapestic
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
a reference to a literary or historical event, person, or pla…
a metrical foot in poetry that consists of two unstressed syl…
Allegory
A prose or poetic narrative in which the characters, behavior…
Alliteration
The sequential repetition of similar initial sound, usually a…
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AP English Literature All Vocabulary
foreshadowing
enjambment
pastoral
ode
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
a work that describes the simple life of country folk who liv…
a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatmen…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence from one line of a poem to the…
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Pre-AP English Sophomore Vocabulary
Abstracted
Adulation
Adversity
Burgeon
Removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
Extreme praise or admiration
Misfortune, unfavorable happening
To sprout, to newly emerge
Abstracted
Removed in thought from the immediate situation, lost in one'…
Adulation
Extreme praise or admiration
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Vocabulary Words for Gray Pre-AP American Literature
abet -v
anarchronism-n
baroque-adj
chicanery-n
encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
highly ornate and extravagant in style
the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or leg…
abet -v
encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong
anarchronism-n
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or…
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Pre AP English Vocabulary
Evanescent adj.
Negligible adj.
Incessant adj.
Capitulate v.
Brief, short-lived, or temporary.
Small, insignificant
Continuous, never ending
Surrender, give-up
Evanescent adj.
Brief, short-lived, or temporary.
Negligible adj.
Small, insignificant
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Pre-ap English Vocabulary
benediction
benefactor
beneficiary
benevolence
an expression of good wishes
A person who gives friendly aid
One who benefits from something
kindness, generosity, charity
benediction
an expression of good wishes
benefactor
A person who gives friendly aid
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Impunity
Apocalyptic
Surreptitious
Aberration
exemption from punishment
end of the world like
secretive
departing from the right, normal, or usual course
Impunity
exemption from punishment
Apocalyptic
end of the world like
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Pre-AP English Vocabulary
Syncronized: ... Sync -
Synchronized:... Chron -
Dictating:... Dict -
Cognizant:
With
Time
Say or speak
Aware
Syncronized: ... Sync -
With
Synchronized:... Chron -
Time
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Vocabulary Unit 6 Vocab Terms- Pre AP Literature
Affluent
Feasible
Discern
Sally (v.)
Rich
Possible
Perceive or aware
Suddenly rush forth
Affluent
Rich
Feasible
Possible
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Pre AP English Vocabulary
Personification
Alliteration
Rhyme
Ode
a technique that gives human traits to something that is nonh…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
using words whose endings sound alike
a lyric poem about an important or memorable event, person, o…
Personification
a technique that gives human traits to something that is nonh…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Ambiguity
Antagonist
Archetype
Aside
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
very typical example of a certain person or thing.
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Ambiguity
uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language.
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
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Vocabulary English Pre-AP
ambivalence
substantiate
disparaging
idealistic
the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas abo…
provide evidence to support or prove the truth
expressing the opinion that something is of little worth
trying to achieve something that could never exist
ambivalence
the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas abo…
substantiate
provide evidence to support or prove the truth
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AP English Literature Vocabulary
Bombast
Trepidation
Diction
Tone
(N) high-sounding language with little meaning,used to impres…
(N) 1. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that ma…
(N) 1. the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or w…
(N) the general character or attitude of a place, piece of wr…
Bombast
(N) high-sounding language with little meaning,used to impres…
Trepidation
(N) 1. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that ma…
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English Pre-Ap Vocabulary
abase
abate
abet
abhor
(v.)degrade
(V.) reduce, lessen
(v.) to aid, help
(v.) to hate, detest
abase
(v.)degrade
abate
(V.) reduce, lessen
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English Pre-Ap Vocabulary
Regale
Dramatic
Ambiguous
Contrary
To delight with something pleasing or... amusing
Exciting and impressive
Confusing or not clear because it can be understood in more t…
Deliberately doing or saying the opposite of what someone els…
Regale
To delight with something pleasing or... amusing
Dramatic
Exciting and impressive
English Pre-Ap Vocabulary
Regale
Dramatic
Ambiguous
Contrary
Verb; to delight with something pleasing or amusing... Gaming c…
Adjective; exciting and impressive ... The performer came into…
Adjective; confusing or not clear because it can be understoo…
Adjective; deliberately doing the opposite of what someone el…
Regale
Verb; to delight with something pleasing or amusing... Gaming c…
Dramatic
Adjective; exciting and impressive ... The performer came into…
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AP English literature vocabulary
Literary epic
Lyric poetry
Magic realism
Materialism
Composed by individual writers, ofteb following earlier models.
Focuses on expressing emotions or thoughts, rather than on te…
A literary style that combines incredible events with realist…
A belie that nothing exists except matter and that the operat…
Literary epic
Composed by individual writers, ofteb following earlier models.
Lyric poetry
Focuses on expressing emotions or thoughts, rather than on te…
English Pre-Ap Vocabulary
Regale:... Verb
Dramatic:... Adjective
Ambiguous:... Adjective
Contrary:... Adjective
To delight with something pleasing or amusing ... J.K. Rowling…
Exciting and impressive ... J. K. Rowling regaled young listene…
Confusing or not clear because it can be understood in more t…
Deliberately doing or saying the opposite of what someone els…
Regale:... Verb
To delight with something pleasing or amusing ... J.K. Rowling…
Dramatic:... Adjective
Exciting and impressive ... J. K. Rowling regaled young listene…
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