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PARADOX
STATEMENT THAT SEEMS CONTRADICTING, BUT IN FACT, IS TRUE
FORESHADOWING
HINT OR CLUE OF FUTURE EVENT IN STORY
PATHOS
AROUSING FEELINS OF SYMPATHY OR PITY FOR A CHARACTER
POINT OF VIEW
CANTAGE POINTS FROM WHICH A STORY IS TOLD
IRONY
EXPRESSION MARKED BY CONTRAST BETWEEN APPARENT AND INTENDED MEANING
STYLE
RECOURCES OF LANGUAGE-- NARATIVE TECHNIQUES
DENOTATIVE AND CONNOTATIVE LANGUAGE
LITERAL AND FIGURATIVE UNDERSTANDING OF WORDS
EPIPHANY
A CHARACTER'S REALIZATION OF TRUTH MOMENT OF SUDDEN INSIGHT
CATHARSIS
A CHARACTER'S INTERNAL SPIRITUAL DETERMINATION TO CHANGE
INFERENCE
IMPLIED CONCLSIONS BASED ON FACTS AND PREMISES
MOTIF
RECURRING USE OF IMAGES, SYMBOLS WITHIN A STORY
COMPARE AND CONTRAST
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES THAT EXIST
ANTITHESIS
THE PRESENTATION OF TWO CONTRASTING IMAGES OR IDEAS
PERSONIFICATION
LANGUAGE THAT ATTACHES NONHUMAN THINGS TO HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS
METAPHOR
FIGURE OF SPEECH COMPARING TWO UNLIKE THINGS
ANADIPOLSIS
REPETITION OF WORD IN ONE PHRASE AT THE START OF THE NEXT
ie; rely on his honor--honor such as his?
IMAGERY
SENSORY (VISUAL, AURAL, OR TACTILE) DETAILS OF A WORK
HYPERBOLE
DILBERATE EXAGGERATION OR OVERSTATEMENT
UNDERSTATEMENT
STATEMENT THAT INTENTIONALLY LACKS EMPHASIS OFR INCOMPLETENESS
AMBIGUITY
MULTIPLE MEANINGS OF PHRASE OR WORK
VERNACULAR, COLLOQUIAL, DIALECT, IDIOM , JARGON
LANGUAGE EXPRESSION PECULIAR TO A COUNTRY OR LOCALE
TERSE, DENSE, FLORID PROSE
RESPECTIVELIY, CLEAR AND CONCISE, CONVOLUTED AND VERBOSE, EMEBELLISHED AND FLOWERY
PASSIVE/ACTIVE
THE COMPUTER WAS MASTERED BY ME/ I MASTERED THE COMPUTER
VOICE
THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE WRITER'S PERSONALITY IS EXPRESSED IN HIS OR HER WORK
STRUCTURE
BEGINNING, MIDDLE, AND END OF PASSAGE OR WORK
ANECDOTE
BREIF WITTY STORY FOCUSING ON A SINGLE EVENT -- OFTEN WITH A LESSON TO BE TAUGHT
APHORISM, PROVERB, MAXIM
A CONCISE WITTY SAYING EXPRESSING A PRINCIPLE OR TRUTH
PARABLE
A BRIF AND OFTEN FIGURATIVE STORY WITH A MORAL LESSON
STREAM OF ONCIOUSNESS
WRITING THAT EXPRESSES WHATEVER COMES TO THE WRITER'S MIND
SATIRE
WRITING THAT RIDICULES AND ATTACTS PEOPLE OR INSTITUTIONS
PARODY
WORK THAT MIMICS AN AUTHOR'S STYLE AND HOLDS IT UP FOR RIDICULE
SURREAIZM
DREAMLIKE DISTORTION IN IMAGERY OR CHARACTERISTICS OF STORY
MAGICAL REALISM
LITERARY STYLE THAT MIXES REALISTIC DETAILS WITH SUPRENATURAL OR MYSTERIOUS EVENTS
ABSURDIST
LITERARY STYLE THAT DEPICTS LIFE AS A RIDICULOUSLY INCONGROUS OR UNREASONABLE
PASTORAL, BUCOLIC, IDYLLIC
LITERARY STYLE THAT DEPICTS AN IDEAL VISION OF NATURALISTIC BEAUTY AND RURAL LIFESTYLE
DRAMATIC MONOLOUGE
LITERARY STYLE THAT FEATURES A SNGLE NARRORATIOR SHARING HIS STORY
OXYMORON
COMBINATION OF OPPOSITES--UNION OF CONTRADICTORY TERMS