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augment
to make larger, increase
bereft
deprived of;made unhappy
fortitude
courage in facing difficulties
gibe
to utter taunting words; expression of scorn
insidious
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, trecherous
intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealthy, luxurious
stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally;dull
verbatim
word for word;exactly as written or spoken
adroit
skillful
averse
having a dep-seated distate
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike
benevolent
kindly, charitable
cursory
hasy, not thorough
duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness
feasible
possible, able to be done
impervious
not affected or hurt by
impetus
a moving force
meticulou
extremely careful
quitessence
the purest essence or form of something
artifice
a skillful or ingenious device
coerce
tocompel, force
craven
cowardly
inclement
stormy, harsh
precedent
an examle tha tmay serve as a basis for imitation or later action
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment
redress
to set right, remedy
urbane
refined in manner or style, suave
pretentious
pretends to more value and meaning tha the text supports
critical distinction
ability to make thoughtful an ddiscriminating points
opinion
a point of view, normally personal whcih does not equal fact/truth
restrait
holding something back
character
series of symbols on a page
simile
comparison of 2 unlike items using like or as
dream vision
a depiction of superior-symbolic-reality dream
archetype
timeless basic symbol of reality
allusion
referrence to a literary work, historical event, piece of art etc
questia
an internet online library
MLA
modern language association. the SAA citation authority style
works cited
citation for only the works quoted or directly referrenced in the papre
bibliography
a list of all works consulted in order to write the paper
dumped quotation
a quotation which sits in a perper waiting for the audience to swallow; it with no writer explination of it's importance
quote
verb
quotation
noun
transition
the bridge between 2 ideas
second person
no second person in formal writin
present tense
all literature happening now
synopsis
retelling of the storry
audience
who the work is directed to
connotation
feeling, context, emotion of a word
denotation
dictionary meaning of a word
grammar
a kid of common lavguage vocab
parts of speech
designation of the nature of the use of a word, normally in a sentence
noun
person, place or thing
verb
expresses a state of being
pronoun
a word tha ttakes the place of a noun
adjective
a word that describes or modifies a noun or the function of a noun or pronoun
adverb
word that describes or modifys verbs, adj. or other adverbs
conjuction
a word tha tunifys 2 parts of a sentence (and, but, or, so, for)
preposition
words that begins a phrase
interjection
an explosion of feeling
complete subject
covers all of eth words up to the beginning of the complete predicate
complete predicate
from beginning of simple predicate to teh end of the sentence
simple subject
what the sentence is talking about
simple predicate
preforms/responsible for state of being
compound subject
2+ designations that tell what teh sentence is talking about
compound predicate
who/what/responsible for it's being that preforms the action in teh 2+ words
complements
complest the sentence (completse subjects/predicates)
action verb complemetns
-direct object
-indirect object
-what or who recieves the action
-whom or what or for whom recieves teh action
linking verb somplements
-predicate adjectives
-predicate nomitive
-describes the noun
-renames the noun
OED
Oxford English Dictoinary
JOurnal
something between a formal writing and a diary
bildungsroman
formation of principal character
vignette
small picture
initiation
welcome in, started
figurative language
language which designates realithy beyond the immediate sense
proletarian
social class literature particularly of a lower one
feminist literarture
literature hsa an awareness of eh condition of being woman
barrio
poor, culturally homogeneous area, normally hispanic
vorgriff
alwasy b eing in a state of want and never being satisfied
muse
greek mythological women that are inspiratoin for art
3 fates
measure, pulls, cuts the life span
witches
past, present and future of esperanza's life
aesthetic
branch of science that studies beauty
action/plot
teh movement an dit's complications and coflice
setting
the time and plce of teh story
characterization
presentation of beings in motion and in thought
theme
place where the world of the story touches the real world
language
teh artist's manipulatoin of words for effect
transcipt
acedemic progress
letter of recommendation
specific to personal talents, giges, accomplishments, kind o preson, acedemic
resume
a list of acomplishments
strafford-upon-avon
city where shakespeare was born
shakespear's types of plays
comedys, historys and tragedys
chronology
account of the events of the play in order
sonnet
14 lined lyrical poem
pun
use of the same sounding words with different meanings for humour
baudy
expression of sexual matter
double entremdre
second meaning, especially sexual
humours
a theory of medieval and renaissance medicine in which human disposition is dominated
oxymoron
expression of apparant contradiction
imagery pattern
desigation imagery pattern of the play
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentametre
technical climaz
point from which the action must ascend (comedy) or descend (tragedy) to it's logical conclusion
shakespeare's 5 act structure
I-exposition
II-rising action
III-climax
IV-falling action
V-catastrophy
apostrophye
a direct address to something