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

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