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the attitude toward a subject conveyed in a literary work.
a narrator who appears in the story, either as a participant or merely as an observer
to non-literal associations, often emotional, attached to a word
a lyric poem of fourteen lines divided by its rhyme scheme into an octave and a sestet
any word, phase, idea, object, or situation that recurs throughout a work or what is common to works within a subgenre
a conventional element of ancient- greek drama, consisting of a group of singers and dancers who participate in or comment on the action
a poem with unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter
a figure of speech in which what is literally said overstates the meaning. exaggeration
excessive pride; it is a common characteristic of tragic heroes
a literary device in which a discrepancy of meaning is masked beneath the surface of language
the repetition of words with the same consonants within a line of poetry
the literal meaning of a word
a statement that one thing is something else
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rhyme between a word within a line and another word at the end of the same line or within another line
a technique of narration that attempts to reproduce the succession of thoughts, sensory impressions, memories, and so on that pass through a character's mind
a style of writing practiced by many writers of the American South whose stories set in that region are characterized by grotesque, macabre, or fantastic incidents
this style usually portrayed fantastic tales dealing with horror, despair, and other dark subjects
a narrative in which certain abstractions, such as sin, faith, loyalty, and mercy, are made concrete, usually by being personified. A type of symbolism
the technique of arranging events and information in such a way that later events are prepared for, or shadowed, beforehand
a lyric poem that sounds like a speech lifted from a play
an ending that doesn't neatly tie up the strands of a story
a third-person narrator from whom no information is hidden
a lyric poem of fourteen lines divided by its rhyme scheme into three quatrains and concluding couplet
a reference within one literary work to another literary work
a figure of speech in which a thing, an animal, or an abstract term is endowed with human characteristics
the repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme

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