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The opposite of parallel construction
Ex: 'she passed away' as opposed to 'she died'
A witty, pointed, terse saying
A protagonist who carries the action of the literary piece but does not embody the classic characteristics of courage, strength and nobility
Quality of being intentionally unclear
A smooth, pleasant arrangement of sounds
A harsh combination of sounds
The quality of a literary work which appeals to emotion
The use of a proper noun as a common name
Language describing ideas and qualities rather than specific things. people, or places
Figure of speech where the subject is not alive
The events following the resolution of the final conflict of the plot
Ex: All hands on deck
A sentence that delivers its point at the end
Ex: much of the spoken language in Huckleberry Finn
An element within a story that is out of its time frame
An error in diction caused by the substitution of one word for another similar in sound but different in meaning
A label given to a literary work whose main purpose is to give guidance in moral, ethical, or religious matters
The use of humor to ridicule and expose the shortcomings and failings of society
Latin for 'in the middle of things'
A poem, play, or story that celebrates and idealizes a simple life
An emotional cleansing through expression of emotion
A word or group of words used to characterize a person.
Narrow in point of view or approach

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