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Literature Academic Vocabulary Words
argument
climax
connections
conversational voice
A statement of the meaning or main point of a literary work
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
relating what you read to something else you know
when it seems as though the narrator is speaking directly to…
argument
A statement of the meaning or main point of a literary work
climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
20 terms
AP English Literature Academic Vocabulary (Words 1-20)
synecdoche
metonymy
metaphor
simile
a figure of speech in which a part is used to represent the w…
a figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represe…
comparison not using like or as
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a part is used to represent the w…
metonymy
a figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represe…
20 terms
English I ~ Unit I Academic/Literature Vocabulary
Strategize
Inference
Denotation
Connotation
Planning the actions one will take to complete a task.
A conclusion about ideas or information not directly stated.
The literal definition of the word. (dictionary definition)
All the meanings, feelings, or emotions that a word suggests…
Strategize
Planning the actions one will take to complete a task.
Inference
A conclusion about ideas or information not directly stated.
AP English Literature Academic Vocabulary #1 (Words 1-20)
extol
engender
promulgate
provincial
v. to praise highly; laud; eulogize
v. to produce, cause, or give rise to
v. to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim forma…
adj. having or showing the manners, viewpoints, etc., conside…
extol
v. to praise highly; laud; eulogize
engender
v. to produce, cause, or give rise to
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Literature-Academic Word List
Principle
Concepts
Major
Specific
The basic idea that a plan or system is based on; A moral rul…
An idea of how something is, or how something should be done.
Having very serious or worrying results; Very large or import…
A specific thing, person, or group is one particular thing, p…
Principle
The basic idea that a plan or system is based on; A moral rul…
Concepts
An idea of how something is, or how something should be done.
English 1 Academic Vocabulary (Literature)
Genre
Universal Theme
Inference
Coherence
a literary genre is a category of literature ; some examples…
A theme that shared among many stories , but the stories are…
Conclusion reached from known fact
A logical connection
Genre
a literary genre is a category of literature ; some examples…
Universal Theme
A theme that shared among many stories , but the stories are…
English I Academic Vocabulary (Literature)
Genre
Universal Theme
Inferences
Coherence
A literary genre is a category of literature some examples in…
A theme that is shared among many stories but the stories are…
Conclusions reached from known facts
A logical connection
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literature some examples in…
Universal Theme
A theme that is shared among many stories but the stories are…
English 1 Academic Vocabulary (Literature)
Genre
Universal Theme
Inferences
Coherence
A literature genre is a category of literature; some examples…
A theme that is shared among many stories, but the stories ar…
Conclusion reached from known facts
A logical connection
Genre
A literature genre is a category of literature; some examples…
Universal Theme
A theme that is shared among many stories, but the stories ar…
English I Academic Vocabulary (Literature)
Genre
Universal Theme
Inferences
Coherence
A literary genre is a category of literature: some examples i…
A theme that is shared by many different stories.
Conclusions that you make from facts that you already know.
A logical connection
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literature: some examples i…
Universal Theme
A theme that is shared by many different stories.
English 1 Academic Vocabulary (Literature)
Genre
Universal Theme
Inferences
Coherence
A literary genre is a category of literature;fiction and nonf…
a message about life that is expressed regularly in many diff…
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Logical connection
Genre
A literary genre is a category of literature;fiction and nonf…
Universal Theme
a message about life that is expressed regularly in many diff…
English 1 Academic vocabulary (literature)
genre
Universal Theme
Inferences
Coherence
a literary genre is a category of literature, some examples i…
A theme that is shared among many stories, but the stories ar…
conclusions reached from known facts
a logical connection or understanding
genre
a literary genre is a category of literature, some examples i…
Universal Theme
A theme that is shared among many stories, but the stories ar…
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English Academic words
virtual
violate
via
version
/ˈvɜː(r)tʃʊəl/ Facebook is a virtual community when participa…
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ If you drive a car when you are drunk, you are vi…
/ˈvaɪə/ We will fly to Finland via Hongkong.
/ˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n/ The Vietnamese version of Doraemon will be pub…
virtual
/ˈvɜː(r)tʃʊəl/ Facebook is a virtual community when participa…
violate
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ If you drive a car when you are drunk, you are vi…
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Lot of Academic Words for English
proceed
similar
respond
role
to move or go forward or onward
having a likeness or resemblance
to reply or answer in words
proper or customary function; a part played by an actor
proceed
to move or go forward or onward
similar
having a likeness or resemblance
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Academic Words for English
foreshadowing
flashback
symbol
universal theme
providing what will happen in the future
a look at a past event
an object that stands for an idea
themes you can find in the literature of many different cultu…
foreshadowing
providing what will happen in the future
flashback
a look at a past event
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English A academic word
Analysis
Constitutional
Interpretation
legislation
Taking something complicated and breaking it down into smalle…
of or in accordance to the rules and laws of a society or nat…
explanation or meaning... expression of a person's understanding
the making of laws... the law or laws made
Analysis
Taking something complicated and breaking it down into smalle…
Constitutional
of or in accordance to the rules and laws of a society or nat…
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Terminology for English Literature prose and academic register
Simple Chonology
Framed Narrative
Flashbacks
Cyclical narrative
Story moves forward chronologically
A narrative used to describe a story
Taking the story back to an event in the past
When the beginning of a text mirrors the ending
Simple Chonology
Story moves forward chronologically
Framed Narrative
A narrative used to describe a story
Combo with "AP English Literature Academic Vocabulary #7 (Words 121-140)" and 1 other
Bildungsroman
dystopian novel
epistolary novel
Gothic novel
a type of novel concerned with the education, development, an…
A type of novel that presents readers with an apparently perf…
a type of novel that consists of letters written by one or mo…
a novel that is characterized by dark, mysterious, often supe…
Bildungsroman
a type of novel concerned with the education, development, an…
dystopian novel
A type of novel that presents readers with an apparently perf…
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Academic Team Language Arts - Literature in English
Chinua Achebe
James Agee
Le Morte d'Arthur
Idylls of the King
20th century Nigerian writer, wrote: "Things Fall Apart", and…
20th century American writer and critic, best known for his c…
Book about King Arthur, written by Thomas Malory
Poems about King Arthur, written by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Chinua Achebe
20th century Nigerian writer, wrote: "Things Fall Apart", and…
James Agee
20th century American writer and critic, best known for his c…
English Academic Words
Analyze
Argue
Compare/Contrast
Describe
Definition ... Break something down methodically into its parts…
Definition... provide reasons or evidence to support or oppose…
Definition... identify similarities or differences between items…
definition ... report what one observes or does... Synonyms ... illus…
Analyze
Definition ... Break something down methodically into its parts…
Argue
Definition... provide reasons or evidence to support or oppose…
English Academic words
virtual
violate
via
version
/ˈvɜː(r)tʃʊəl/ Facebook is a virtual community when participa…
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ If you drive a car when you are drunk, you are vi…
/ˈvaɪə/ We will fly to Finland via Hongkong.
/ˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n/ The Vietnamese version of Doraemon will be pub…
virtual
/ˈvɜː(r)tʃʊəl/ Facebook is a virtual community when participa…
violate
/ˈvaɪəleɪt/ If you drive a car when you are drunk, you are vi…
61 terms
English Literature Words
direct characterization: Direct charac…
protagonist: the leading character or…
antagonist: the leading character or o…
mood: the overall feeling of the work.…
caracterización directa:Caracterización directa se produce cu…
protagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales…
antagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales p…
estado de ánimo: la sensación general de la obra. A veces se…
direct characterization: Direct charac…
caracterización directa:Caracterización directa se produce cu…
protagonist: the leading character or…
protagonista:el personaje principal o uno de los principales…
English Literature - Measure for Measure Character Academic Interpretations
Interpretation of Angelo's outright ev…
Interpretation of the Duke's failure t…
A positive interpretation of the Duke'…
Interpretation of the Duke's moral amb…
[Angelo is] cruel, vicious, and hypocritical - Charlotte Lennox
Degrading to the character of women & Our feelings of justice…
A psychologically sound and enlightened ethic - G. Wilson Kni…
[The Duke is] wierdly motivated [and has] taken a holiday fro…
Interpretation of Angelo's outright ev…
[Angelo is] cruel, vicious, and hypocritical - Charlotte Lennox
Interpretation of the Duke's failure t…
Degrading to the character of women & Our feelings of justice…
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Academic English Basic Words
amount
become
between
both
כמות
הפך ל
בין
שניהם
amount
כמות
become
הפך ל
Academic English Studys words
charge
case
different
room
料金
場合
異なる
部屋
charge
料金
case
場合
19 terms
Academic Words for Freshman English - Drama
drama
comedy
tragedy
script
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
light and humorous drama with a happy ending
a work in which the protagonist, a person of high degree, is…
written form of a play
drama
a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
comedy
light and humorous drama with a happy ending
36 terms
6th Grade English Language Arts Academic Vocabulary-Literature Standards
textual evidence (text evidence) (RL.6…
characterization
climax
alliteration
"word for word support"
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
The point in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at…
This is when two or more words in a group of words begin with…
textual evidence (text evidence) (RL.6…
"word for word support"
characterization
The means through which an author reveals a character's perso…
English Academic word - test
contribute
influence
trend
conform
give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve o…
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development,…
a general direction in which something is developing or chang…
verb -comply with rules, standards, or laws.... be similar in fo…
contribute
give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve o…
influence
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development,…
30 terms
Common Academic Words #4, Writing and Literature
bibliography
fiction
non fiction
media
...
...
...
...
bibliography
...
fiction
...
10 terms
Academic Words for Freshman English - The Epic
epic
epic hero
invocation
in medias res
a long story, often told in verse, involving heroes and gods.…
larger-than-life hero at the center of an epic; a character o…
a plea, in this case, a plea to the Muse of poetry (Calliope)…
"in the middle of things" - filling in details as the epic co…
epic
a long story, often told in verse, involving heroes and gods.…
epic hero
larger-than-life hero at the center of an epic; a character o…
15 terms
English essential academic words
Analyze
Argue
Compare/contrast
Describe
Break down, deconstruct, examine... Break something down methodi…
Claim, persuade, propose ... Provide reasons or evidence to supp…
Delineate, differentiate, distinguish... Identify similarities o…
Illustrate, report, represent ... Report what one observes or does
Analyze
Break down, deconstruct, examine... Break something down methodi…
Argue
Claim, persuade, propose ... Provide reasons or evidence to supp…
94 terms
Academic Vocabulary - AP English Literature & Composition
Accentuate ... 1. From Latin "accentus" -…
Accomplish... 1. from Old French acomplis…
Achieve... 1. from Old French achever (12…
Acquire ... 1. from Old French aquerre "a…
...
Related words: accomplished (adj.)... 1. He was an accomplished…
Related words: achievement... 1. To reach this stage is a great…
Related words: acquisition, acquisitive... 1. there were many ac…
Accentuate ... 1. From Latin "accentus" -…
...
Accomplish... 1. from Old French acomplis…
Related words: accomplished (adj.)... 1. He was an accomplished…
Academic english words
obtain
prohibit
pursue
symbolise
acquire, get... Archaeologists obtained the lost artifact.
not allow, not give permission... Protesters were prohibited fr…
chase, go after... He pursued a career in economics.
represent... In many cultures the skull symbolizes death.
obtain
acquire, get... Archaeologists obtained the lost artifact.
prohibit
not allow, not give permission... Protesters were prohibited fr…
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english academic word list
ambiguous (adj.)
analogy (noun)
anecdotal (adj.)
annotate (verb)
open to more than one interpretation, having a double meaning
a similarity between like features of 2 things on where compa…
not necessarily true or reliable bc based on personal account…
to add notes or comments to
ambiguous (adj.)
open to more than one interpretation, having a double meaning
analogy (noun)
a similarity between like features of 2 things on where compa…
English academic words
chimera
Aspasia
epigone
ne plus ultra
something hoped for but is illusory or impossible to achieve
Greek lover of Pericles noted for her beauty, wisdom and wit
a less distinguished follower or imitator of sb
perfect or extreme example of its kind
chimera
something hoped for but is illusory or impossible to achieve
Aspasia
Greek lover of Pericles noted for her beauty, wisdom and wit
English Academic Words
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Introduction
Details leading up to the climax
Highest; most exciting part
Details after the climax-leading to the end
Exposition
Introduction
Rising Action
Details leading up to the climax
english academic words
Biography
Autobiography
analyze
Sequence
A history of someones life written by someone else
A narrative of a persons life written by that person
To describe the characteristics of "it". to look at. examine
Arrange things or ideas in a certain order
Biography
A history of someones life written by someone else
Autobiography
A narrative of a persons life written by that person
Academic Vocabulary English Words
Audience
Author's Purpose
Diction
Satire
The Intended Readers, Listeners, or Viewers of Specific Types…
The Specific Reason or Reasons for the Writing; What the Auth…
The Writer's Choice of Words; A Stylistic Element that Helps…
A Manner of Writing that Mixes a Critical Attitude w/ Wit and…
Audience
The Intended Readers, Listeners, or Viewers of Specific Types…
Author's Purpose
The Specific Reason or Reasons for the Writing; What the Auth…
12 terms
English Academic Words
exposition
protagonist
internal conflict
external conflict
def: background information about the setting, plot, and char…
def: the main character, or the primary character who pursues…
def. a problem, dilemma, or struggle within a character's min…
def: a problem or struggle that a character has with somethin…
exposition
def: background information about the setting, plot, and char…
protagonist
def: the main character, or the primary character who pursues…
10 terms
English academic word list
analyze
approach
assess
benefit
examine something for the purpose of explanation
a way of dealing with something; Way of speaking for the 1st…
to determine the rate or amount of
useful aid
analyze
examine something for the purpose of explanation
approach
a way of dealing with something; Way of speaking for the 1st…
18 terms
English Academic Words
Legal
Legislate
Method
Occur
Of relating to or concerned with law
To create or pass laws
A means or manner of procedure, especially a regular or syste…
To take place or to come about
Legal
Of relating to or concerned with law
Legislate
To create or pass laws
English Academic Words
predisposed
hence
regime
abase
having a tendency
therefore, thus, conseqently
goverment
lower, humilate
predisposed
having a tendency
hence
therefore, thus, conseqently
34 terms
academic vocabulary words (English)
alternative
approximate
assume
complicate
a choice between two things
to judge or form a guess about something
to believe to be true
hard to understand or deal with
alternative
a choice between two things
approximate
to judge or form a guess about something
Academic English vocabulary words
Supercilious
Contiguous
Vacuous
Subterfuges
Adj-Arrogant, look down on others
Adj-Connected, adjacent to.
Adj-empty, devoid of content
Noun-deceptions and lies
Supercilious
Adj-Arrogant, look down on others
Contiguous
Adj-Connected, adjacent to.
English Academic Vocabulary Words
Analyze
Argue
Compare/Contrast
Describe
break down, deconstruct, examine; break something down method…
claim, persuade, propose; provide reasons or evidence to supp…
delineate, differentiate, distinguish; identify similarities…
establish, identify, resolve; consider all possible options,…
Analyze
break down, deconstruct, examine; break something down method…
Argue
claim, persuade, propose; provide reasons or evidence to supp…
61 terms
Academic English Words 220
abate
abdicate
aberrant
abject
to reduce in amount, degree or severity
to renounce or relinquish a throne
abnormal or deviant
utterly hopeless; humiliating or wretched
abate
to reduce in amount, degree or severity
abdicate
to renounce or relinquish a throne
25 terms
academic word list (english)
abstract
accommodate
acquire
adequate
existing in thought or idea but not having physical edvidence
providing space
buy/ obtain for themself
acceptable in quality/ quantity
abstract
existing in thought or idea but not having physical edvidence
accommodate
providing space
Labeau English 10b academic words
include
occur
rare
style
to contain
to happen or take place
unusual or uncommon
a particular, distinctive, or characteristic mode of action o…
include
to contain
occur
to happen or take place
Academic Words English Honors
Coherent
Objective
Theme
Symbol
Logical, Sensible
Unbiased, having no opinion, unaffected by personal feelings
The meaning or main idea communicated indirectly through the…
an object that represents or stands for something else
Coherent
Logical, Sensible
Objective
Unbiased, having no opinion, unaffected by personal feelings
15 terms
ENGLISH ACADEMIC WORDS 8H
ANALYZE... break down•deconstruct•... examine
ARGUE... claim• persuade• propose
COMPARE/CONTRAST ... delineate• different…
DESCRIBE ... illustrate• Report• represent
Break something down methodically... into its parts
provide reasons are evidence to support or oppose
identify similarities or differences between items
Report what one observes
ANALYZE... break down•deconstruct•... examine
Break something down methodically... into its parts
ARGUE... claim• persuade• propose
provide reasons are evidence to support or oppose
English word bank - academic
Effect
Effective
Consequence
Internal coherence
How one event influneces the other
Getting a result in which is desired
An action followed after a condition
Refers to coherence in paragraphs
Effect
How one event influneces the other
Effective
Getting a result in which is desired
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