Vocab Unit 8

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Recognition of truth about one's self and his actions; moment of clarity; epiphany


repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of a line


A protagonist who lacks one or more of the conventional qualities attributed to a hero. Instead of being dignified, brave, idealistic, or purposeful, the antihero may be cowardly, self-interested, alienated, or weak.


A novel or story whose theme is the moral or psychological growth of the main character; coming-of-age story


"I am tired because it is hot"


"I am tired; it is hot"


a dominant or recurring theme; especially an unusual one (ex. from The Road: shopping cart)


lacking in, hostile to, or smugly indifferent to cultural and artistic values or refinements; such a person


the subject


carries the metaphor


the quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probable


to explain; make meaning clear


Ghostly counterpart of a living person or an alter ego.


anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities


a short scene or story

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