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Bildungsroman

novel of formation

Carpe Diem

seize the day

Catharsis

purification or emotional cleansing

Deduction

reasoning: general to specific

Diction

specific word choice

Dystopia

bad place

Epigraph

brief quote that reflects the work's theme

Epiphany

sudden, intuitive insight

Hubris

pride

In media res

beginning in the middle

Induction

reasoning: specific to general

Juxtaposition

to place side by side

Litotes

understating for emphasis

Metonymy

a change of name

Style

writer's tone and voice

Synecdoche

part signifies the whole

Syntax

sentence construction

Utopia

perfect place

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