Literary Terms

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

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