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10 terms

Wiliam and Mary words

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antagonist
the character who works against the protagonist in the story
protagonist
the main character, who must overcome obstacles and resolve the conflict
ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation
allusion
indirect reference
syntax
grammatical arrangement
parable
a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson
allegory
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
pathetic fallacy
the fallacy of attributing human feelings to inanimate objects
synecdoche
symbolism; the part signifies the whole, or the whole the part
oxymoron
conjoining contradictory terms