Romanticism/Figurative Language

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Motif
an event or image that is repeatedly used, to reinforce the theme of a work and to the draw the reader's attention to a particular event or idea
Symbol
A thing that represents or stands for something else, esp. a material object representing something abstract
Allusion
Making casual reference to a famous historical or literary figure or event, or to another work of literature that the author expects you to know.
Idiom
An idiom or idiomatic expression refers to a construction or expression in one language that cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language.
Transcendentalism
centered on the divinity of each individual; but this divinity could be self-discovered only if the person had the independence of mind to do so.
Anti-Transcendentalism
a literary subgenre that focused on human fallibility and proneness to sin. This subgenre is better known as dark romanticism
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Diction
Purposely chosen word choice
Syntax
Structure of line, phrase, or sentence.
Parallel Structure (Parallelism)
Parallelism is the use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning or meter.
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