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    macabre

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    adj. gruesome; grisly. The city morgue is a macabre spot for the uninitiated.

    • Full GRE Word List M through Z
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    The World According to Garp

    Definition:

    John Irving

    • NAQT all authors
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    Henry Tilney

    Definition:

    Northanger Abbey Henry Tilney is a 26-year-old parson in a small village called Woodston. He is intelligent, well-tempered, and attuned to the motivations and behavior of those around him. He is very well read, and enjoys novels as much as history books. He is good natured, but has a wry cynical view of human behavior. He is often amused at the folly of others, but he takes care to gently instruct them properly, if possible, particularly in the case of the naïve Catherine.

    • Jane Austen Exam
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  • 80 terms

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    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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  • 49 terms

    Term:

    Renaissance means ____

    Definition:

    Rebirth

    • English 4B Final Exam
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  • 27 terms

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    litotes

    Definition:

    affirmation of an idea by using a negative understatement; the opposite of hyperbole he was not avers to taking a drink she is no saint

    • Lit Terms 5
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    Term:

    Who appear on the right side of the wall painting in Poets Corner ?

    Definition:

    St Christopher (patron of travellers) carries the infant Jesus - 1280-1300

    • WA - 17 Poets Corner 2
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  • 7 terms

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    Geoffrey Chaucer

    Definition:

    The Canterbury Tales

    • People
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    Lydia Bennet

    Definition:

    Youngest -Outspoken, irresponsible daughter -She is an incessant talker who is "untamed, unabashed, wild, noisy, and fearless" (Chapter 51). --is enthralled with the young military officers stationed at Meryton and eventually runs away with George Wickham.

    • Pride and Prejudice Characters
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    (a)   Where would you find a ha-ha in Bath, and (b)  What was it used for?

    Definition:

    Royal crescent. To Keep animals off the formal lawns.

    • Bath_8
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94
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  • 146 terms

    Term:

    Lettres Philosophiques sur Les Anglais (1778)

    Definition:

    Voltaire

    • Schobo Lit
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  • 55 terms

    Term:

    metaphor

    Definition:

    a comparison between two unlike things where one thing is said to be the other (Ex: The football player is a house.)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 2014-15_10_1
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94_2
    • 54 terms
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94_2_1
    • 54 terms
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  • 103 terms

    Term:

    (a)   Where would you find a ha-ha in Bath, and (b)  What was it used for?

    Definition:

    Royal crescent. To Keep animals off the formal lawns.

    • Bath_8_1
    • 103 terms
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  • 103 terms

    Term:

    (a)   Where would you find a ha-ha in Bath, and (b)  What was it used for?

    Definition:

    Royal crescent. To Keep animals off the formal lawns.

    • Bath_8
    • 103 terms
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  • 100 terms

    Term:

    Hamlet

    Definition:

    William Shakespeare

    • Books and authors
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94_2_1_2
    • 54 terms
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  • 55 terms

    Term:

    metaphor

    Definition:

    a comparison between two unlike things where one thing is said to be the other (Ex: The football player is a house.)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 2014-15_10
    • 55 terms
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  • 50 terms

    Term:

    Hamlet

    Definition:

    William Shakespeare

    • Books and their Authors
    • 50 terms
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  • 55 terms

    Term:

    metaphor

    Definition:

    a comparison between two unlike things where one thing is said to be the other

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94
    • 55 terms
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94_1
    • 54 terms
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  • 54 terms

    Term:

    hyperbole

    Definition:

    extreme, unbelievable exaggeration to make a point (Ex: I could eat a horse!)

    • Mrs. Ehrhardt's Language Arts Terms 41-94_2_2
    • 54 terms
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