Literary Terms

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

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