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Can you name the 20 Literary Terms?

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ExampleLiterary Term
The fog in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Willie's vivid and delusional recollections of his past
Macduff and Macbeth
Jonathan Swift's 'A Modest Proposal'
The style of 'Death of a Salesman,' used to emphasize the distorted workings of Willie's mind
'Cunning creeping, a spectral stalker'
'Rosie O'Donnell could stand to lose a few pounds'
The metaphysical conceit in John Donne's 'A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning'
'O Death, where is thy sting?'
'He had given selflessly and humbly received.'
ExampleLiterary Term
Point of view in 'The Chrysanthemums'
'With his pockets on he was very well liked'
'All hell broke loose'
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
'In seeking happiness, one does not find happiness.'
Unchecked scientific growth is detrimental to society as shown in Brave New World.
The large-scale symbolism found in Gulliver's Travels
'When vegetation rioted on the earth and the big trees were kings'
'Let freedom ring from the snowcapped Rockies of Colorado! Let freedom ring from the curvaceous slopes of California! But not only that; let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Geo
'You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter.'

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