Literary Terms

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Revealed over time to be an untrustworthy source of information.
Serious lyric poem that is usually long, and uses a metrical structure.
Conscious exaggeration.
A speech by a lone character.
Novel which refers to the process of writing the novel.
Understatement (often used with Meiosis).
Excessive pride.
Direct address to an absent or dead person, object, quality, or idea.
Moment of recognition or discovery.
Intentional understatement .
Narrator who says that the narration is fiction.
Arrangement of words.
Narrator who evaluates characters and expresses opinion.
Reoccurring idea, feeling, etc. that informs a major theme.
Short speech audible to audience but not to other characters.
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Unrhymed iambic pentameter (same flow as speech).
Final resolution of a plot.
Reference w/in literature to historical or literary person, place, or event.
Sudden/powerful realization.
Narrator's attitude.
Tragic flaw.
Initial presentation of background information.
A character who highlights the personality of an opposing character.
A part of an entity used to describe the whole. (my wheel->my car)
Substitution of one term for another that is generally associated with it. (suits->buisnessmen)
A boy who kills his father in order to marry his mother has this complex.
Brooding/mysterious setting and plot in a novel.
Literal meaning corresponds w/ symbolic meaning.
Choice of words.
Emotional release.

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