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

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