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Test Review for Jane Eyre

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Allegory
The representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form
Flashback
a device in the narrative of a motion picture, novel, etc., by which an event or scene taking place before the present time in the narrative is inserted into the chronological structure of the work
Hyperbole
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect
Onomatopoeia
The formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to
Personification
the attribution of a personal nature or character to inanimate objects or abstract notions
Anaphora
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more successive verses, clauses, or sentences
Simile
a figure of speech in which two unlike things are explicitly compared
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance
Tone
a particular style or manner, as of writing or speech
Polysyndeton
The repetition of conjunctions in close succession for rhetorical effect, as in the phrase here and there and everywhere
Foreshadow
to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure
Peril
exposure to injury, loss, or destruction; grave risk; jeopardy; danger
Absurdity
Ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable
Agitating
to call attention to by speech or writing; discuss; debate
Hypocritical
a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess
Conventional
conforming or adhering to accepted standards, as of conduct or taste
Gravity
serious or dignified behavior; dignity; solemnity
Abrasive
tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive
Abusive
using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language
Indifferent
without interest or concern; not caring - having no bias, prejudice, or preference; impartial; disinterested
Angst
a feeling of dread, anxiety, or anguish
Bewilderment
a confusing maze or tangle, as of objects or conditions