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a lyric poem that is somewhat serious in subject and treatment, elevated in style and sometimes uses elaborates stanza structure, which is often patterned in sets of three
also called unlimited focus; a perspective that can be seen from one character's view, then another's, then another's, or can be moved in or out of the mind of any character at any time
omniscient point of view
a work that imitates another work for comic effect by exaggerating the style and changing the content of the original
a poem that describes the simple life of country folk, usually shepherds who live in a timeless, painless life in a world of beauty, music, and love
the voice or figure of the author who tells and structures the story and who may or may not share the values of the actual author
treating an abstraction or nonhuman object as if it were a person by endowing it with human qualities
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