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etiquette
rules for proper behavior
acclivity
an upward slope
embrasure
an opening
imperious
ADJ demanding; overbeearing; urgent
dictum
a statement or saying
ramification
a branchlike division
pilfer
V to steal
periodicity
a recurrence at regular intervals
oscillation
the act of swinging back and forth
preternaturally
ADV supernatural; abnormally
malign
ADJ evil
palisades
wooden poles with a sharp top used as a fence around a fort
conceits
strange or fanciful ideas
mollified
V to be soothed or calm
omnipotent
ADJ all powerful
ineffable
ADJ something that cannot be expressed in words
dolorous
ADJ sad; mournful
a recurring image, concept, or character type that seems to possess universal significance
Archetype
one that is separated from society because of certain traits that make them unaccepted by society
Outcast
one that goes against another and of what is accepted by the rest of society
Rebel
represent something other than what it is
Symbolism
short personal poems
Lyric Poetry
contradictory but, somehow, makes sense
Paradox
"I"
1st Person
"You"
2nd Person
3rd but focuses just on one character
Third-Person Limited
3rd but all characters are involved instead of focusing on one
Third-Person Omniscient
a hint earlier in the story that predicts later events
foreshadowing
a narrator that you can't trust for some reason
unreliable narrator
someone who was there
primary source
books and other people(doctors, professionals)
Secondary source
invariably stresses spiritual concerns over earthly concerns
Puritan Literature
leaders of religious movement
"A Great Awakening"