College English Unit 1 Terms

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ephemeral

lasting a very short time

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transient

passing with time

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transitory

short lived/temporary

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mutable

capable or subject to change

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immutable

not capable or subject to change

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Selve

growing into who God made you to be

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Tame

to create ties

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Magical Realism

literature where unreal/magical elements are placed in a realistic setting

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Christian Realism

literature that believes the work of God is apart of our daily routine

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verisimilitude

the quality of resembling reality

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Satire

use of humor to expose/criticize people's vices

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metaphor

comparison between two things without using like or as

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Vehicle

physical image used to represent the actual meaning

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Tenor

the actual meaning

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Pontifex Love

love where you are building bridges

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Altruism

belief of disinterested and selfless concern for others

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Ethics

moral principles

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False Dichotomy

two things that are set up to oppose each other when they don't actually

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Malevolent

something bad

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Benevolent

something good

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Disinterested

not influenced by personal gain

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Tabula Rasa

all knowledge comes from experiences not birth

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Eschew

Avoid/get rid of

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Obfuscation

language that confuses/darkens meaning

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