Literary Terms

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

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