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

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