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20 terms
Pre-AP Short Story Vocabulary
Furtive
Recompose
Doctrine
Translucent
Sneaky; secretive
To restore, to calm, to settle again
A set of rules, beliefs, or values held by a group
Allowing light to shine through
Furtive
Sneaky; secretive
Recompose
To restore, to calm, to settle again
18 terms
AP English Short Story Unit 1...? Vocabulary
Despondent
Intervene
Reluctant
Blaspheming
without courage of hope
take action in order to prevent something
unwilling; disinclined
cursing
Despondent
without courage of hope
Intervene
take action in order to prevent something
10 terms
AP English Short Stories
John Updike
William Carlos Williams
George Singleton
Kat Mansfield
A & P
The Use of Force
Crawl Space
Miss Brill
John Updike
A & P
William Carlos Williams
The Use of Force
59 terms
AP Short Story Vocabulary
Obstinate
Solemn
Admiration
Furrow
Stubbornly refusing
Composed, serious manner
Respect and warm approval
A long narrow trench
Obstinate
Stubbornly refusing
Solemn
Composed, serious manner
37 terms
AP English Literature Vocabulary Set 1--Short Story and Novel
foreshadowing
antagonist
colloquial
theme
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
any force that is in opposition to the main character
ordinary language, the vernacular
a generalized, abstract paraphrase of the dominant idea or co…
foreshadowing
to hint at or to present an indication of the future beforehand
antagonist
any force that is in opposition to the main character
9 terms
AP English Short Stories
A&P
Bliss
Everyday Use
Good Country People
John Updike
Katherine Mansfield
Alice Walker
Flannery O'Connor
A&P
John Updike
Bliss
Katherine Mansfield
AP English Short Stories
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Cathedral
Open Boat
Tall Tales
Flannery O'Connor... -writes about religious themes & southern l…
Robert Carver... -him & father struggled w/ alcoholism & drug us…
Stephen Crane... -Protestant/Methodist parents... -work was initial…
Kate Braverman... -diagnosed w bipolar disorder... -raised in LA, b…
A Good Man Is Hard To Find
Flannery O'Connor... -writes about religious themes & southern l…
Cathedral
Robert Carver... -him & father struggled w/ alcoholism & drug us…
48 terms
Ap English short story vocab
Narration
Epic
Fiction
Novel
The relating or recounting of a sequence of events or actions
A long narrative poem elevating character, speech and action
Narratived based in the imagination of the author, not litera…
A long work of prose fiction
Narration
The relating or recounting of a sequence of events or actions
Epic
A long narrative poem elevating character, speech and action
9 terms
AP English Short Stories
A&P
Miss Brill
Craw Space
Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Par…
John Updike
Katherine Mansfield
George Singleton
Robert Olen Butler
A&P
John Updike
Miss Brill
Katherine Mansfield
9 terms
AP English Short Story Authors
Ann Beattie, Janus
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Professor's House
Rick Bass, The Hermit's Story
George Saunders, I Can Speak
American novelist and historian from Washington DC, awarded n…
American, writes fantasy and sci-fi, leads a private life
American writer and environmental activist, serves on board o…
professor at Syracuse, was an engineer, writing focuses on co…
Ann Beattie, Janus
American novelist and historian from Washington DC, awarded n…
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Professor's House
American, writes fantasy and sci-fi, leads a private life
29 terms
AP English Short Stories
Who wrote "Rules of The Game"?
Amy tan writes about kids who are unsu…
What is the significance of names thro…
What could the ending mean in Rules of…
Amy Tan
Chinese
Waverly is the american name and Mimi is the Chinese name.
-Waverly has become isolated from her family and they dont ev…
Who wrote "Rules of The Game"?
Amy Tan
Amy tan writes about kids who are unsu…
Chinese
AP Short Story Vocabulary
Obstinate
Solemn
Admiration
Furrow
Stubbornly refusing
Composed, serious manner
Respect and warm approval
A long narrow trench
Obstinate
Stubbornly refusing
Solemn
Composed, serious manner
52 terms
AP Short Story Vocabulary
cur
bob-white
furrow
pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of american quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
cur
a mongrel dog
bob-white
any type of american quail
59 terms
AP Short Story Vocabulary
Obstinate
Solemn
Admiration
Furrow
stubbornly refusing
composed, serious manner
respect and warm approval
a long narrow trench
Obstinate
stubbornly refusing
Solemn
composed, serious manner
59 terms
AP English short story vocab
obstinate
solemn
admiration
furrow
stubbornly refusing
composed, serious manner
respect and warm approval
a long, narrow trench
obstinate
stubbornly refusing
solemn
composed, serious manner
29 terms
AP English- Short Story Unit
Commercial fiction
Literary fiction
Plot
Conflict and Types
Fiction written to meet the taste of a wide popular audience…
Fiction written with serious artistic intentions, providing a…
The sequence of incidents or events of which a story or play…
A clash of actions, desires, ideas, or goals in the plot of a…
Commercial fiction
Fiction written to meet the taste of a wide popular audience…
Literary fiction
Fiction written with serious artistic intentions, providing a…
57 terms
AP English Short Story vocab
Remunerative
Tepid
Connoisseur
Counterespionage
financially rewarding
slightly warm, showing little enthusiasm
an expert judge in matters of taste
activities designed to prevent spying by an enemy
Remunerative
financially rewarding
Tepid
slightly warm, showing little enthusiasm
62 terms
AP English Short Story Terms
Plot
Exposition
Rising Action
Conflict
Events that make up a story or the main part of the story
A device used to introduce background information about event…
A series of relevant incidents that create suspense, interest…
A literary element that involves a struggle between two oppos…
Plot
Events that make up a story or the main part of the story
Exposition
A device used to introduce background information about event…
30 terms
English 1 pre-AP Short Story vocabulary (WHS)
Tangible
Quarry
Disarming
Cultivated
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form or subst…
The object of a hunt.
Removing or overcoming suspicion; inspiring confidence.
Refined or cultured in manner.
Tangible
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form or subst…
Quarry
The object of a hunt.
30 terms
English- Short Story Vocabulary
perceptible by touch; palpable
perceive or recognize; detect
accept or allow behavior that is consi…
of vital importance, crucial
tangible
discern
condone
imperative
perceptible by touch; palpable
tangible
perceive or recognize; detect
discern
14 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
setting
point of view
first-person narration
third-person narration
time period and location
the perspective from which the story is told
a character tells the story, using the word "I"
the story is told by by someone other than a character in the…
setting
time period and location
point of view
the perspective from which the story is told
8 terms
AP English Short Story Test
Chopin
Kipling
Joyce
Camus
The story of an hour
They
Araby
The guest
Chopin
The story of an hour
Kipling
They
57 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
Remunerative
Tepid
Connoisseur
Counterespionage
financially rewarding; lucrative
slightly warm, showing little enthusiasm
an expert judge in matters of taste
activities designed to prevent or thwart spying by an enemy
Remunerative
financially rewarding; lucrative
Tepid
slightly warm, showing little enthusiasm
52 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
cur
bob-white
furrow
pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of American quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
cur
a mongrel dog
bob-white
any type of American quail
26 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Beleaguer
Ruse
Parapet
Remorse
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
noun... a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge,…
noun... deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed
Beleaguer
verb... lay siege to; beset with difficulties
Ruse
noun... an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
31 terms
AP English Short Story Test
characterization
commercial fiction
literary fiction
direct characterization
the various literary meanings by which characters are presented
takes us out of the real world; entertainment
broadens horizon for reader into deeper thinking
author tells us directly how the character is
characterization
the various literary meanings by which characters are presented
commercial fiction
takes us out of the real world; entertainment
52 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
cur
bob-white
furrow
pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of American quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
cur
a mongrel dog
bob-white
any type of American quail
52 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
Cur
Bob-white
Furrow
Pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of American quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
Cur
a mongrel dog
Bob-white
any type of American quail
52 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
Cur
bob- white
Furrow
Pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of american quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
Cur
a mongrel dog
bob- white
any type of american quail
57 terms
AP short stories vocabulary
remunerative
tepid
connoisseur
counterespionage
financially rewarding / profitable
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
an expert judge in the matters of taste
activities designed to prevent spying by an enemy
remunerative
financially rewarding / profitable
tepid
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
52 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
Cur
bob-white
Furrow
Pullet
a mongrel dog
any type of American quail
a narrow groove in the ground
a young hen less than one year old
Cur
a mongrel dog
bob-white
any type of American quail
57 terms
AP Short Stories Vocabulary
Remunerative
Tepid
Connoissuer
Counterespionage
Financially rewarding
Slightly warming, showing little enthusiasm
An expert judge in matters of taste
Activities designed to prevent or thwart spying by an enemy
Remunerative
Financially rewarding
Tepid
Slightly warming, showing little enthusiasm
20 terms
English: Short Stories Vocabulary
awe
barred
scurry
crevasse
feeling surprised or in fearful
the state of being in a cage or behind bars
the act of walking with small and fast steps
a big crack in a glacier
awe
feeling surprised or in fearful
barred
the state of being in a cage or behind bars
13 terms
Short Story Vocabulary -English
mirage
debacle
grandeur
imminent
n; optical illusion
n; the sudden downfall or colapse; disaster
n; magnificence or splendor of appearance
adj; likely to happen soon; about to occur
mirage
n; optical illusion
debacle
n; the sudden downfall or colapse; disaster
12 terms
Short story English vocabulary
Hierarchy
Abject
Frugal
Covetous
a system where people are ranked one above the other accordin…
Extremely bad, unpleasant
Not wasteful, not spending freely or unnecessarily
To want deeply, especially something another person has
Hierarchy
a system where people are ranked one above the other accordin…
Abject
Extremely bad, unpleasant
43 terms
English vocabulary short story
Exposition
Rising action
Falling action
Resolution
Introducrtion of information
All the events leading up to the climax
Events directly after the climax
Resolving the conflict
Exposition
Introducrtion of information
Rising action
All the events leading up to the climax
30 terms
Short Story English Vocabulary
Tangible
Quarry
Disarming
Cultivated
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form and subs…
The object of a hunt
Removing or overcoming suspicion; inspiring confidence.
Refined or cultured in manner.
Tangible
Capable of being touched or felt; having actual form and subs…
Quarry
The object of a hunt
12 terms
English Vocabulary Short Story
Palpable
Indolently
Futile
Precluded
Adj. Able to be touched or felt
Adv. Lazily
Adj. Hopeless
V. Prevented; made impossible in advance
Palpable
Adj. Able to be touched or felt
Indolently
Adv. Lazily
20 terms
english short story vocabulary
veiled
forestall
abandonment
repression
the brides face was veiled by a cloth
to forestall the man from getting hit by a bus i jumped in fr…
The women in a story of an hour cried out with abandonment wh…
the handcuffs are my repression
veiled
the brides face was veiled by a cloth
forestall
to forestall the man from getting hit by a bus i jumped in fr…
16 terms
AP Language Short Story Vocabulary
throng
à la carte
fragmented
incumbents
n. a large, densely packed crown of people or animals... v. to f…
adj. listing or serving food that can be ordered as separate…
v. break or cause to break into fragments
adj. necessary for someone as a duty or responsibility; curre…
throng
n. a large, densely packed crown of people or animals... v. to f…
à la carte
adj. listing or serving food that can be ordered as separate…
20 terms
English short story vocabulary
Vignette
Tone
Voice
inherit
(N) a short, descriptive literary sketch that may stand alone…
(N) the attitude a writer takes toward his or her subject.
(N) a writer's unique use of the language that allows the rea…
(V) to receive or be left with (a situation, object, etc.) fr…
Vignette
(N) a short, descriptive literary sketch that may stand alone…
Tone
(N) the attitude a writer takes toward his or her subject.
38 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Lugubrious
Furrow
Baize
Boisterous
looking or sounding sad and dismal
trench made in the ground by a plow
green felt
noisy and unrestrained
Lugubrious
looking or sounding sad and dismal
Furrow
trench made in the ground by a plow
30 terms
English: Short Story Vocabulary
plot
expostion
conflict
rising action
sequence or related events moving from a problem to a solutio…
introduces the setting, characters, and situation of a story
struggle between two opposing forces
events that lead up to the climax
plot
sequence or related events moving from a problem to a solutio…
expostion
introduces the setting, characters, and situation of a story
31 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Tangible
Vitality
Staccato
Opaqueness
Perceptible by touch
The state of being strong and active
Quick, short, sounds
Hard to see through, not transparent
Tangible
Perceptible by touch
Vitality
The state of being strong and active
39 terms
Short Story Vocabulary for English
Short story
Fiction
Setting
Irony
brief fictional narratives intended to be read in a single si…
Stories created by the imagination; not based strictly on fac…
Where and when a story takes place
Showed through characters and plot development, contradiction…
Short story
brief fictional narratives intended to be read in a single si…
Fiction
Stories created by the imagination; not based strictly on fac…
12 terms
English short story vocabulary
Interminably
Petulantly
Profusely
Duly
Endless, unlimited
Sudden, impatient irritation, usually over a trifling or unim…
Abundant, lavish, extravagant
In a due manner, properly
Interminably
Endless, unlimited
Petulantly
Sudden, impatient irritation, usually over a trifling or unim…
37 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Opulent
Vicissitude
Resplendent
Sallow
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish.
a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is u…
attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or su…
(of a person's face or complexion) of an unhealthy yellow or…
Opulent
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish.
Vicissitude
a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is u…
28 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Repressed
Monetarily(adv.)
Scope
Intrigue
To keep under control; being restrained
Of or relating to money$$$
Range of view, outlook; to look at; examine
To arouse with curiosity or interest by fascinating qualities
Repressed
To keep under control; being restrained
Monetarily(adv.)
Of or relating to money$$$
29 terms
English Short Story Vocabulary
Paroxysm
Fanatic
Peccadillo
Ruse
Sudden attack of a particular emotion.
Someone who is filled with excessive zeal.
A sin
Action intended to deceive someone.
Paroxysm
Sudden attack of a particular emotion.
Fanatic
Someone who is filled with excessive zeal.
32 terms
English short story vocabulary
Profusely
Boisterous
Reprimand
Civic
Adjective; abundant
Adjective; rough and noisy
Noun; a severe act of disapproval by a formal or authoritativ…
Adjective; of citizens
Profusely
Adjective; abundant
Boisterous
Adjective; rough and noisy
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