Literary Terms

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

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