Literary Terms

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

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