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

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