9th Grade Literature Vocabulary

Students – please check back each week for the updates to your vocabulary list! We will have a quiz at the end of each week!

 

Week 1 Vocabulary:

  • Alliteration
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Repetition
  • Rhyme
  • End Rhyme
  • Slant Rhyme
  • Sight Rhyme
  • Allegory
  • Allusion
  • Analogy
  • Apostrophe
  • Cliché
  • Connotation
  • Denotation
  • Understatement
  • Hyperbole
  • Verbal Irony
  • Metaphor
  • Metonymy
  • Oxymoron
  • Paradox
  • Personification
  • Pun
  • Simile
  • Symbol
  • Synecdoche
  • Point of View
  • Stanza
  • Enjambment
  • Blank Verse
  • Free Verse
  • Epitaph
  • Haiku
  • Lyric
  • Ode
  • Sonnet
  • Imagery
  • Tone
  • Mood
9th Grade Literature Spring 2016

10th Grade Literature Vocabulary

Students – below you will find the vocabulary lists for class, divided up by week. Rememeber, you will have a quiz each Friday!

Week One:

  • Oral Tradition
  • Cultural Values
  • Themes
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Universal Theme
  • Point of View (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
  • Myths
  • Folktales
  • Legends
  • Epics
  • Characters
  • Settings
  • Plot
  • Conflict
  • Archetypes
  • Diction
  • Protagonist
  • Antagonist

Week Two:

  • Alliteration
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Metaphor
  • Extended Metaphor
  • Allusion
  • Tone
  • Mood
  • Symbolism
  • Parallelism
  • Repetition
  • Rhyme
  • Connotation
  • Denotation
  • Irony
  • Personification
  • Rhyme Scheme
  • Stanza
  • Enjambment
  • Imagery
  • Kennings
  • Diction
  • Anaphora

Week 3

  • Apartheid
  • Philosophical Assumptions
  • Disreputable
  • Amenable
  • Edifice
  • Dialect
  • Destitute
  • Inaudibly
  • Dissent
  • Commiserate
  • Lamentations
  • Indifferent
  • Pigments
  • Lassitude
  • Indelible
  • Inexplicable

Week 4

  • (See posts on African Epic, Short Story and Memoirs for groups’ individual vocabulary lists)

Week 5

  • Nationalism
  • Filial Piety
  • Deliberately
  • Prefectures
  • Associations (verb)
  • Subsequent
  • Diction
  • Shrine
  • Concessionaires
  • Plausible
  • Cohorts
  • Vagrants
  • Corpses
  • Betrothals
  • Inaugurate
  • Counterfeit

Week 10

  • impede
  • stupor
  • ragpicker
  • grandeur
  • magnanimous
  • frivolous
  • conjecture
  • catechism
  • impertinence
  • antiquarian
  • terrestrial
  • ingenuous
  • pontiff
  • befuddled
  • virtue
  • proliferate
10th Grade Literature Fall 2015

American Literature Unit 1 Vocabulary

Your one-stop-post for all the unit 1 vocabulary we’ve covered and that you should know! We will add to this list as we continue to work our way through the Puritan and Revolutionary Period….

 

Literary Devices

  • Rhythm
  • Cacophony
  • Enjambment
  • Assonance
  • Consonance
  • Allegory
  • Analogy
  • Apostrophe
  • Connotation
  • Denotation
  • Paradox
  • Synecdoche
  • Blank Verse
  • Free Verse
  • Ballad
  • Ode
  • Shakespearean Sonnet
  • Petrarchan Sonnet
  • Synesthesia
  • Extended Metaphor
  • Metonymy
  • Authorial Intrusion
  • Allusion
  • Parable
  • Metaphor
  • Dramatic Character
  • Dialogue
  • Dramatic Irony
  • Stage directions
  • Monologue
  • Tragedy
  • Catharsis
  • Iconography
  • Stereotypes

Rhetorical Devices

  • Emotional Appeals (Pathos)
  • Logical Appeals (Logos)
  • Ethical Appeals (Ethos)
  • Speaker
  • Audience
  • Purpose
  • Tone
  • Exposition
  • Narrative
  • Argumentative
  • Syntax
  • Diction
  • Parallelism
  • Passive Voice
  • Litotes
  • Participial Phrases
  • Conjunctions
  • Textual Connections
  • Oratory
  • Satire

Contextual Vocabulary

  1. Divine Providence
  2. Theocracy
  3. Bible Commonwealth
  4. Grace
  5. New Eden
  6. Original Sin
  7. Predestination
  8. New Israelites
  9. McCarthyism/The Red Scare
  10. Mass Hysteria
  11. Great Awakening
  12. The Enlightenment
11th Grade American Literature Fall 2015