Literary Terms

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

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