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a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, esp. a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned/modern.
a quotation at the beginning of a poem, short story, book chapter, or other piece of literature
the act of making clear or removing obscurity from the meaning of a word or symbol or expression; a detailed explanation of the meaning of something
a story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one
a speaker or writer breaks off and directs speech to an imaginary person or abstract quality or idea
a deliberate, extravagant and often outrageous exaggeration used for either serious or comic effect
the procedure by which apparently significant gestures, assertions, or decisions are made only to immediately collapse
something is called not by its own name but rather by the name of something else associated in meaning with it; nickname(sorta)
humorous or rhetorical use of a word or phrase to suggest different meanings or homophonic qualities
the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important than it actually is
defined as a work of fiction that focuses on the sociological and economical conditions of characters or events
The sense that all the elements in a piece of writing fit together to create a harmonious effect
the narrator or a character in the story tells us what we need to know about a character
we find out about characters indirectly through thoughts, comments, or actions of the characters
a character who contrasts with another character (usually the protagonist) in order to highlight particular qualities of the other character
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