Literary Terms

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

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