Literary Terms

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

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