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Realist
A person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
Idealist
One who is unrealistic and impractical; a visionary.
Pragmatist
A person who takes a practical approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions

Economical.
Sympathy
To understand the pain and sorrow of another.
Empathy
To feel the pain and sorrow or another.
Paradox
A seemingly contradictory statement that may nonetheless be true
Choiceless choice
2 choices where only 1 choice is reasonable.
Situational ethics
Losing morals in times of stress.
Nature/Nurture
Nature vs. Society
Rationalization
Justification, explaining actions
Eponym
The title of the book is also the name of the author.
Bildungsroman
Coming of age story
Blasphemy
The act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God.
Euphemism
Politically correct, disguising bold commetns
Foil
A person whose purpose is to reveal the physical or emotional characteristics of the main character.
Childish/childlike.
Childish: immature.
Childlike: innocent.
Assimilation
The process whereby a minority group gradually adopts the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture.
Quantitative/Qualitative
Quantity vs. Quality
Genre
Type of fiction books.
Denotation/connotation
Direct meaning vs. Associated meaning
Irony
The opposite of what's expected.
Noble savage
Person of nature.