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A speech by a lone character.
Direct address to an absent or dead person, object, quality, or idea.
A part of an entity used to describe the whole. (my wheel->my car)
Short speech audible to audience but not to other characters.
Reference w/in literature to historical or literary person, place, or event.
Narrator's attitude.
Conscious exaggeration.
Serious lyric poem that is usually long, and uses a metrical structure.
Sudden/powerful realization.
Arrangement of words.
Narrator who evaluates characters and expresses opinion.
Reoccurring idea, feeling, etc. that informs a major theme.
Unrhymed iambic pentameter (same flow as speech).
Understatement (often used with Meiosis).
Choice of words.
Literal meaning corresponds w/ symbolic meaning.
Final resolution of a plot.
A boy who kills his father in order to marry his mother has this complex.
Brooding/mysterious setting and plot in a novel.
Novel which refers to the process of writing the novel.
Emotional release.
Revealed over time to be an untrustworthy source of information.
Substitution of one term for another that is generally associated with it. (suits->buisnessmen)
Initial presentation of background information.
Moment of recognition or discovery.
Tragic flaw.
Excessive pride.
Narrator who says that the narration is fiction.
Intentional understatement .
A character who highlights the personality of an opposing character.

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