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diction to parable

diction

choice and use of words

didactic

overly instructive

discourse

conversation

ellipsis

omission
ex: he is taller I

epigraph

engrave

epiphany

sudden realization

epitaph

on a tomb

foil

prevent

hamartia

tragic flaw

idiom

an expression

in medias res

in the middle of things

melodrama

exaggerated emotions

mood

reader's feelings

motif

dominant idea

neologism

new word

nostalgia

remembering the past

ode

a lyric poem

parable

short story with lesson

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