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COMPOSITION II-Writing about Literature
Protagonist
Antagonist
Short Story
Setting
the main character of a narrative. The protagonist is not nec…
the character, force, or situation that opposes the protagoni…
How does this differ from a novella or a novel? A short story…
the time and place of a narrative. I also add moral value to…
Protagonist
the main character of a narrative. The protagonist is not nec…
Antagonist
the character, force, or situation that opposes the protagoni…
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
200 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
35 terms
English Writing and Composition Vocabulary
Assertion
Cogent
Coherent
Cohesive
A declaration or statement
Convincing; reasonable
Logically connected
Condition of sticking together
Assertion
A declaration or statement
Cogent
Convincing; reasonable
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
73 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
accent
aesthetics
allegory
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
the study of beauty; "What is beauty?" "Is the beautiful alwa…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
accent
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
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Intro to Literature and Composition - Unit 1 Vocabulary
bandwagon
assumption
central idea
contradictory
a popular activity that attracts growing support
taking something for granted
the part of a story that ties all of the other story elements…
saying or doing the opposite
bandwagon
a popular activity that attracts growing support
assumption
taking something for granted
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
50 terms
Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Abase
Adulterate
Alacrity
Allude
To embarrass or shame someone else; it also means to lower yo…
To make something inpure by adding something inferior.
Being eager, ready, and willing to do something.
To suggest or refer to something indirectly.
Abase
To embarrass or shame someone else; it also means to lower yo…
Adulterate
To make something inpure by adding something inferior.
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Composition and Literature Vocabulary #7
Aegis
Forum
Restitution
Panic
Sheild or protecting (N)
A public meeting (N)
Compensation (N)
Sudden, over powering terror (A)
Aegis
Sheild or protecting (N)
Forum
A public meeting (N)
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract Language
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Abstract Language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observabl…
Allegory
an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events…
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Literature & Composition Vocabulary
a(an)
dis
anti
il, im, in, ir, un, non
Not, lacking, without
Not, away, remove
Against, the opposite
Not
a(an)
Not, lacking, without
dis
Not, away, remove
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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
AP Literature and Composition "Writing Material" Terms
aesthetic reading
aim
anglo-saxon diction
apposition
reading to experience the world of the text ... ex: John Steinbe…
the goal the reader and writer is looking to achieve ... ex: Gil…
word choice characterized by simple often one-two syllable ad…
2 nouns that are adjacent to each other and reference the sam…
aesthetic reading
reading to experience the world of the text ... ex: John Steinbe…
aim
the goal the reader and writer is looking to achieve ... ex: Gil…
28 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
Satire
Apostrophe
Happens in plays/stages, and speaks indirectly to the audience
Expecting for a situation to occur but doesn't.
Negatively point out things in society to create humor
Directing your conversation to a different thing or person
Dramatic Irony
Happens in plays/stages, and speaks indirectly to the audience
Situational Irony
Expecting for a situation to occur but doesn't.
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
sycophant
temerity
quagmire
pragmatic
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
an awkward, complex, or hazardous situation
dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that…
sycophant
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in or…
temerity
excessive confidence or boldness; audacity
10 terms
Literature and Composition vocabulary
bibl
bibliography
clar
declaration
(Greek) book
(noun) a list of the books referred to in a scholarly work
(Latin) clear
(noun) a formal or explicit statement or announcement
bibl
(Greek) book
bibliography
(noun) a list of the books referred to in a scholarly work
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Literature and Composition Vocabulary
ant/anti
antagonize
ver
aver
(Greek) against, opposed to, preventable
(verb) to become hostile
(Latin) true
(verb) to state or assort to be the case
ant/anti
(Greek) against, opposed to, preventable
antagonize
(verb) to become hostile
10 terms
Literature and Composition Vocabulary
anim
animation
viv
viable
(Latin) breath, life, spirit
(Noun) the state of being full of life. The technique of phot…
(Latin) live
(Adjective) capable of working; fearable
anim
(Latin) breath, life, spirit
animation
(Noun) the state of being full of life. The technique of phot…
10 terms
Literature and Composition vocabulary
ante/anti
antiquated
antiquity
guerrilla
(Latin) before, in front of, prior to, old
(adjective) old-fashioned or outdated
(noun) the ancient past, especially the period before the Mid…
(noun) a member of an irregular armed force that fights a str…
ante/anti
(Latin) before, in front of, prior to, old
antiquated
(adjective) old-fashioned or outdated
10 terms
Literature and Composition Vocabulary
civ
civility
intro
introspection
(Latin) citizen
(noun) formal, politeness, and courtesy in behavior or speech
(Latin) into, inward
(noun) the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and…
civ
(Latin) citizen
civility
(noun) formal, politeness, and courtesy in behavior or speech
21 terms
Literature & Composition- Reading, Writing, Thinking Unknown Words
Feet
Iambic Meter
Iambic Pentemeter
Iambic Tetrameter
combinations of stressed or unstressed syllables
unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
line consists of five iambic feet
measures four iambic feet
Feet
combinations of stressed or unstressed syllables
Iambic Meter
unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
38 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Metaphor
Personification
Understatement
Overstatement
a comparison without using like or as
allowing an inanimate object to have human characteristics
Making something seem less important; ambiguous than it is
Making something seem more important; ambiguous than it is
Metaphor
a comparison without using like or as
Personification
allowing an inanimate object to have human characteristics
105 terms
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…
100 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
ablate
abstract (adj)
acrimonious
adamant
...
...
...
...
ablate
...
abstract (adj)
...
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AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Burgeon
Burlesque
Cajole
Callow
(v.) begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish 萌芽
(n.) an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of somethin…
(v.) persuade someone to do something by sustained flattery
(adj.) inexperienced and immature
Burgeon
(v.) begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish 萌芽
Burlesque
(n.) an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of somethin…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition: A Vocabulary
acquiesce
adroit
advocate
aesthetic
(v.) to give-in
(adj.) skillful; clever
(n.) supporter... (v.) to support
(adj.) beautiful; art and beauty
acquiesce
(v.) to give-in
adroit
(adj.) skillful; clever
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
20 terms
Composition & Literature vocabulary
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Aura
(Adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
(V.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(Adj.) shapeless, without definite form; without organization…
(N.) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive a…
Affable
(Adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
(V.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
42 terms
Literature and Composition Syntax Vocabulary
Satire
Direct Satire (formal satire)
Indirect Satire
Horatian Satire
genre of comedy that is directed at ridiculing human foibles…
a first-person narrator addresses a specific audience, either…
ridicule in satiric works isn't usually cast in the form of d…
tolerant and urbane; mocks faults with the aim of evoking wry…
Satire
genre of comedy that is directed at ridiculing human foibles…
Direct Satire (formal satire)
a first-person narrator addresses a specific audience, either…
94 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Abet (verb)
Coerce (verb)
Divulge (verb)
Dogmatic (adj)
To encourage or support, especially in wrong-doing. ... Syn.: en…
To compel or bring about by force or intimidation ... Syn.: comp…
To disclose or reveal (something secret)... Syn.: disclose, reve…
Of the nature of a dogma; arrogantly asserting opinions or be…
Abet (verb)
To encourage or support, especially in wrong-doing. ... Syn.: en…
Coerce (verb)
To compel or bring about by force or intimidation ... Syn.: comp…
28 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Copious
Affable
Vacuous
Garrulous
Very plentiful
Friendly
Lacking content
Chatty, wordy, annoyingly talkative
Copious
Very plentiful
Affable
Friendly
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
42 terms
AP literature and composition vocabulary
alliteration
assonance
ballad
blank verse
use of the same consonant at the beginning pf each word
the repetition of vowel sounds in successive words
a narrative poem of popular origin
un rhymed verse (usually iambic pentameter)
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning pf each word
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds in successive words
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Assonance
Conceit
Couplet
Elegy
Repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different cons…
Elaborate metaphor that compares two things that are startlin…
Two consecutive rhyming lines in poetry
Poem of mourning
Assonance
Repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different cons…
Conceit
Elaborate metaphor that compares two things that are startlin…
30 terms
AP Literature and Composition: D Vocabulary
decadence
defamation
deference
deleterious
(n.) moral decay
(n.) attack on reputation
(n.) courteous respect
(adj.) harmful
decadence
(n.) moral decay
defamation
(n.) attack on reputation
157 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
adage
allegory
alliteration
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
The repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group o…
abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
adage
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
54 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence, to have an artistic m…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
134 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
accent
aesthetic
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
in poetry, the stressed portion of a word; sometimes set, oft…
adj.: "appealing to the senses"; noun: coherent (logically co…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
30 terms
Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Abstract
Active Voice
Adage
Allegory
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
A verb in the ____ ____ when it expresses an action performed…
A saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience an…
A story in which the narrative or characters carry an underly…
Abstract
An abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or re…
Active Voice
A verb in the ____ ____ when it expresses an action performed…
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