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in a figurative sense, a standard of judgemen; a criterion
Canon
3 elements
1)a story
2)told in action
3)by actors who impersonate characters
Drama
a narrative having the characteristics of the Icelandic sagas; heroic achievement or adventure
Saga
exaggeration; used to heighten effect, or it may be used for humor
Hyperbole
Greek comedy of the fifth century BC performed at festivals of Dionysus
Old Comedy
a harsh, unpleasant combination of sounds

used in criticism of poetry, also employed to indicate any disagreeable sound effect in other forms of writing
Cacophony
The misspelling of a word to suggest, even though the common pronunciation of the word is what the speaker said
Eye Dialect
a kind of storytelling in which the writing gives the appearence or impression of being thoroghly objective, realistic, and anatomical
Camera Eye Narration
incompleteness of the last foot of a line; truncation by onission of one or two final syllables
catalexis
a romantic tale in verse
metrical romances
any extended fictional narrative almost slways in prose
novel
a rare nineteenth-century architectural term revived by Eugene Jolas to designate a mode of aesthetic thought associated with some of the writers who contributed to "Transition"
verticalism
a conclusion
usually restates or summarizes the preceding themes or movements
coda
an invocation that calls one a supernatural being to vistit evil on someone
curse
gossip
a book that records such sayings and anecdotes
Ana
another name for the "tail" or short line found in certain verse forms
cauda
a term denovating one or more extra unaccented syllables at the beginning of a verse before the regular rhythm of the line makes its appearance

upward or back beat
anacrusis
popular during the medieval period
habits of beasts, birds, and reptiles were made the text for allegory; called bestians..ascribed human attributed to animals and were designed to moralize and to expound church doctrine
bestiary
a medieval French metrical romance emphasizing love as the central force in the plot

drew on conditions of courtly love
breton romance
the text or book containing the story, tale, or plot of an opera or of any long musical composition - a cantata
libretto