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Jury of Her Peers Vocabulary

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Situational Irony
what you expect is different from reality
Verbal Irony
what is said is not meant
Dramatic Irony
the audience knows something the characters do not know
Acquiescence
to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing
Concede
admit that something is true or valid after first denying or resisting it
Facetious
not seriously meaning what you said, usually in an attempt to be humorous or to trick someone
Gallantry
polite attention shown by a man to a woman
Pleated
fold formed by doubling back fabric and pressing or stitching
Queer
odd or unusual
Reproach
an expression of disapproval or dissapointment
Resent
to be angry or upset about someone or something that you think is unfair
Trifles
something that does not have much value or importance
Ungainly
moving in an awkward or clumsy way; not graceful
symbolism
a figure of speech where an object, person, or situation has another meaning other than its literal meaning, the actions of a character, word, action, or event that have a deeper meaning in the context of the whole story
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