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

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