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the practice in literature of attempting to describe nature and life without idealization and without attention to detail
also called an English sonnet: a sonnet form that divides the poem into three units of four lines each and a final unit of two lines, usually abab cdcd efef gg
a direct, explicit comparison of one thing to another, usually using words like or as to draw the connection
a monologue in which the character in a play is alone and speaking only to himself or herself
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