American Literature Vocabulary "Buzz Words" Review

American Literature Vocabulary "Buzz Words" Review

American Literature vocabulary sustained learning aid for future growth in society.

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Long and thin; slender; having little substance;
flimsy.

A character who serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities.

A comparison of two things or ideas that implies
similarities instead of directly stating them.

In a way that lacks cohesion, connection, or harmony.

Impossible to satiate or satisfy.

Requiring much sitting; accustomed to sitting or to
taking little exercise.

Breaking up and leveling the soil with a farm tool called a harrow.

A speech made by a character who is alone and speaks private thoughts as if the audience were not there.

Having a slanting direction; devious, misleading, or
dishonest.

The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.

Disinclined to exert oneself; habitually lazy.

A device in which human characteristics are given
to something nonhuman.

Lacking energy or vitality; weak; showing little or
no spirit or animation.

To move sideways.

The problem created when one character opposes another.

Descriptions or images that relate to the five
senses.

Personal baggage.

Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or
course of action; difficult to manage or control.

The repetition of the first sounds of many words in
a poem.

To break a literary work into parts and examine
closely each part.