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  • 28 terms

    Term:

    Gothic

    Definition:

    Gothic is the sensibility derived from gothic novels, a form that first showed up in the middle of eighteenth century and is characterized by gloomy castles, ghosts, and supernatural or sensational happenings – creating a serious and sometimes frightening story. Examples of gothic novels include: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dracula by Bram Stoker, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, and Great Expectations by Charles Dickins

    • Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Vocabulary List (pages 9 &10)
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  • 31 terms

    Term:

    bellow

    Definition:

    to roar

    • brit lit metaphysical poetry unit
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  • 5 terms

    Term:

    Paradise Lost

    Definition:

    1667 Excerpt (V, lines 772-784): Thrones, Dominations, Princedoms, Vertues, Powers, If these magnific Titles yet remain Not meerly titular, since by Decree Another now hath to himself ingross't [ 775 ] All Power, and us eclipst under the name Of King anointed, for whom all this haste Of midnight march, and hurried meeting here, This onely to consult how we may best With what may be devis'd of honours new [ 780 ] Receive him coming to receive from us Knee-tribute yet unpaid, prostration vile, Too much to one, but double how endur'd, To one and to his image now proclaim'd?

    • John Milton
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  • 7 terms

    Term:

    Eve

    Definition:

    How are we happy, still in fear of harm?

    • Paradise Lost
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  • 5 terms

    Term:

    OF Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal taste Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of Chaos: Or if Sion Hill Delight thee more, and Siloa's Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhyme. And chiefly Thou O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all Temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for Thou know'st; Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss And mad'st it pregnant: What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great Argument I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. Say first, for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view Nor the deep Tract of Hell, say first what cause Moved our Grand Parents in that happy State, Favour'd of Heav'n so highly, to fall off From their Creator, and transgress his Will For one restraint, Lords of the World besides? Who first seduc'd them to that foul revolt? Th' infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guile Stird up with Envy and Revenge, deceiv'd The Mother of Mankind, what time his Pride Had cast him out from Heav'n, with all his Host Of Rebel Angels, by whose aid aspiring To set himself in Glory above his Peers, He trusted to have equal'd the most High,

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    • Paradise Lost
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  • 1150 terms

    Term:

    The World According to Garp

    Definition:

    John Irving

    • NAQT all authors
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  • 84 terms

    Term:

    What was John Milton's most famous work?

    Definition:

    Paradise lost.

    • British Literature Test #2
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  • 80 terms

    Term:

    Allusion

    Definition:

    In "East of Eden", the story of Cal and Aron is related to the story of Cane and Abel in the Bible.

    • AP Lit Terms (Using Examples)
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  • 67 terms

    Term:

    Age Cannot wither her, nor custom stale/Her infinite variety

    Definition:

    From Antony and cleopatra by Willian Shakespear. About cleopatra

    • Lines from Works
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  • 67 terms

    Term:

    666

    Definition:

    Number of the beast. Refers to the sea beast in Chp 13 of revelations..Variant is 616 in the Latin text. When Nero kaiser in Greek is translated to Hebrew, reatins the same value Nero Ceaser in Latin translates to 616. Important as it serves as an example of contextual contemporary understandings embedded into biblical texts.

    • RELG 203 Final IDs
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  • 18 terms

    Term:

    In "his coy mistress" what does Marvell tell the lady will happen if she does a virgin?

    Definition:

    She'll lose her virginity to worms

    • English test #2
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  • 288 terms

    Term:

    impotent

    Definition:

    powerless

    • Poetry Terms
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  • 261 terms

    Term:

    Trochee

    Definition:

    /U

    • poetry vocab
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  • 218 terms

    Term:

    refrain

    Definition:

     

    • Poetry Unit
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  • 209 terms

    Term:

    closed

    Definition:

    structured

    • poetry terms test
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  • 161 terms

    Term:

    Trimeter

    Definition:

    three

    • Final Exam Poetry Terms
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  • 155 terms

    Term:

    dactylic

    Definition:

    stressed/unstressed/unstressed

    • Poetry I
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  • 90 terms

    Term:

    Enjambment

    Definition:

    The lines are often referred to by poets as run on lines, in that one line runs or laps over into the following line or the next line

    • Intro to Poetry Final
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  • 154 terms

    Term:

    assonance

    Definition:

    the reppition of vowel sounds.

    • Poetry terms 5
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  • 154 terms

    Term:

    dimeter

    Definition:

    two

    • Poetry 24
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  • 154 terms

    Term:

    quoth

    Definition:

    said

    • some poetry terms
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  • 152 terms

    Term:

    Spondee

    Definition:

    //

    • Key Poetry Terms
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  • 151 terms

    Term:

    spondee

    Definition:

    stressed

    • Poetry Terms Test 3
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  • 105 terms

    Term:

    datylic

    Definition:

    /UU

    • Exam Review Poetry Words
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