Literary Terms

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

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