Literary Terms

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

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