Literary Terms

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

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