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

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