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Words to Own

To Kill A Mockingbird
 

 

  1. amiable
  2. tyrannical
  3. austere
  4. diminutive
  5. malevolent
  6.  contentious
  7. eccentric
  8. subtle
  9. sullen
  10. solitary
  11. palliate
  12. contemptuous
  13. mollify
  14. adamant
  15. infallible
  16. impudent
  17. stealthy
  18. taciturn
  19. furtive
  20. genial
  21. tentative
  22. tyrannical
  23. vapid
  24. nebulous
  25. entailment
 
 

Romeo and Juliet
 

 

  1. pernicious
  2. augmenting
  3. transgression
  4. grievance
  5. heretics
  6. portentous
  7. scathe
  8. importuned
  9. purge
  10. choler
  11. kinsmen
  12. cunning

  13. variable

  14. procure

  15. vile

  16. sallow

  17. waverer

  18. lamentable

  19. unwieldy

  20. exile 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
 

1.  Calamitous

2.  Troubadours

3.  Prophesied

4.  Commissary

5.  Vittles

6.  Abacuses

7.  Thwarted

8.  Impatience

9.  Rancor

10 Pacified

11 Taffeta

12 Persimmon

13 Displacement

14 Affliction

15 Concoctions

16 Rakishly

17 Nonchalance

18 Abominations

19 Serfs

20 Tedious

21 Convention

22 Anachronism

23 Weevils

24 Obliged

25 Opulent

26 Apprehension

27 Cloying

28 Odorous

29 Communed

30 Jarred

31 Aggravate

32 Reminiscences

33 Morbid

34 Vacating

35 Assurance

36 Solidify

37 Explicit

38 Piqued

39 Penance

40 Dais

41 Palpable

42 Contemptuous

43 Enunciated

44 Retribution

 

 

 

DRAMA TERMS FOUND IN YOUR TEXT BOOK: LITERARY TERMS SECTION

Know these terms and be able to recognize when Shakespeare uses them in his play.

 

1. Aside  2. Couplet  3. Drama  4. Foil  5. Hyperbole  6. Iambic Pentameter  7. Meter

8. Pun  9. Soliloquy  10. Sonnet  11. Stanza  12. Tragedy  13. Monologue