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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
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…
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
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
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…
58 terms
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
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.
45 terms
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
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.
11 terms
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)
20 terms
Literature and Composition Poetry Vocabulary
drove
acquiescent
coy
exhort
a herd or flock of animals being driven in a body; a large nu…
ready to accept something without protest or to do what someo…
having a shy or sweetly innocent quality that is often intend…
strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something
drove
a herd or flock of animals being driven in a body; a large nu…
acquiescent
ready to accept something without protest or to do what someo…
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…
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
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
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
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…
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
17 terms
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…
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…
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
53 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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
172 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…
71 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
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…
66 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
anachronism
anecdote
antecedent
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
Greek for "misplaced in time"; something or someone that isn'…
a short narrative
the word, phrase, or clause that determines what a pronoun re…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
anachronism
Greek for "misplaced in time"; something or someone that isn'…
210 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Impudent
malice
incipid
simile
rude
spite
lax flavor, dull
a comparison using "like" or "as"
Impudent
rude
malice
spite
10 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
Allegory
Allusion
Diction
Imagery
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
A literary device which creates interests through a brief, in…
The distinctive vocabulary of a particular author. "Concrete…
The use of words to create pictures. An author can use lively…
Allegory
An extended story which carries a deeper meaning below the su…
Allusion
A literary device which creates interests through a brief, in…
20 terms
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…
68 terms
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abstract
academic
allegory
allusion
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
a story in which each aspect of the story has a symbolic mean…
a reference to another work or famous figures; can be classic…
abstract
a style in writing that is typically complex, discusses intan…
academic
an adjective describing style; dry and theoretical writing; p…
AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
Aesthetics
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Philosophical investigation into the nature of beauty and the…
A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning partia…
An indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place…
A statement which can contain two or more meanings.
Aesthetics
Philosophical investigation into the nature of beauty and the…
Allegory
A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning partia…
43 terms
AP Literature & Composition Vocabulary
colloquial
informal
connotative
concrete
slang
conversational
suggestive meaning
specific
colloquial
slang
informal
conversational
27 terms
AP Literature and Composition--Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Catastrophe
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
the denouement of a drama, especially a classical tragedy
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
49 terms
AP Literature and Composition vocabulary
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
Blank verse
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
the repetition of similar vowels in successive words
a narrative poem of popular origin; tells a story
unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word
Assonance
the repetition of similar vowels in successive words
Literature and Composition Vocabulary
satire
direct satire
indirect satire
Horatian satire
genre of comedy that is directed at ridiculing human foibles…
the first-person narrator addresses a specific audience, eith…
the indictment of characters' vice and follies is implied by…
tolerant and urbane, indulgently mocking faults with the aim…
satire
genre of comedy that is directed at ridiculing human foibles…
direct satire
the first-person narrator addresses a specific audience, eith…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
alliteration
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…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
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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