Literary Terms

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

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