Literary Terms

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

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