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

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