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diction to parable
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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