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

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