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10 terms

Lit. Terms 1-10

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dialouge
a conversation between 2 or more people
epic
a long narrative poem that relates the adventures
farce
a kind of play designed to make the audience laugh though a series of outrageous events
flashback
a scene in a story or novel that goes back to an event in the past
free verse
poetry that followes no regular pattern of rythym
irony
an attitude ora way of writing that depends on a discrepancy between what is apparent and what is real
local color
the use of details associared with a particular region or section of the country
metaphor
figure of speech in which 2 unlike things are compared but in which no word of comparison is used
onomatopoeia
the use of a word who's sound imatates or suggests its meaning
pathos
the quality in a work that couses pity or sorrow