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An style (in writing) that is typically complex, discusses intangible qualities like good and evil, and seldom uses examples to support its points.
Their outlook is this: determined to continue living with passion even though life appears to be meaningless.
As an adjective describing style, this word means dry and theoretical writing. When a piece of writing seems to be sucking all the life out of its subject with analysis.
Refers to something from popular culture, such as a reference to a television show or a hit movie.
A comparison. Usually analogies involve two or more symbolic parts, and are employed to clarify an action or a relationship.
The deliberate repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of several successive verses, clauses, or paragraphs.
A protagonist who is markedly unheroic: morally weak, cowardly, dishonest, or any number of unsavory qualities. The character lacks the qualities of the hero: skill, grace, honesty, courage, truth.
A figure of speech wherein the speaker talks directly to something that is nonhuman, or absent.
The original model from which something is developed or made; in literary criticism, those images, figures, character types, settings, and story patterns that are usually shared by people across cultures.
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