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dialect
the version of a language spoken by people of a particular region or social group
didactic literature
poetry, plays, novels, or stories whose primary purpose is to guide, instruct, or teach
discourse
spoken or written language, including literary works

a treatise or dissertatoin or other learned, formal written work or lecture
dystopia
a term applied to undesirable imaginary societies
elegy
a poem of sorrow or morning for the dead; also a reflective poem in a solemn or sorrowful modd
epic
a long narrative poem in lofty style, se in a remote time and place, and dealing with heroic characters and deeds important to the legends and history of a nation or race
epigraph
a quotation or motto at the beginning of a book or chapter
epiphany
a moment of revelation or profound insight
epithet
an adjective or adjective phrase applied to a person or thing to emphasize a characteristic quality or attribute
eulogy
a formal composition or speech in high praise of someone or something