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List of Literary Terms (#11-20)
Terms from List of Literary Terms AP English III For examples, see:
a statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
a concise statement which succinctly a general truth or idea, often using rhyme or balance
a figure of speech in which an author directly addresses an absent or imaginary person
a character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth
a statement of the meaning or main point of a literary work; an alignment of reasons compelling belief
an expression in which elements are presented in a series without conjunctions
a sentence in which words, or phrases, are set off against each other, to emphasize a contrast
insincere, over sentimental, pathos
a statement consisting of two parallel parts in which the second part is structurally reversed
expression that has been over used to an extent that its freshness has been worn off