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an abbreviated synopsis of a longer work of scholarship or research. Dealing with or tending to deal with a subject part from a particular instance
a saying or proverb containing a truth based on experience and often couched in metaphorical language.
the repetition of one or more initial consonants in a group of words or lines in a poem.
a reference to a person, place, or event meant to create an effect or enhance the meaning of an idea.
a vagueness of meaning, a conscious lack of clarity meant to evoke multiple meanings or interpretations.
a person, scene, event, or other element that fails to correspond with the appropriate time or era.
a comparison that points out similarities between two dissimilar things, a passage that points out several similarities between two unlike things.
a character or force in a work of literature that, by opposing the protagonist, produces tension or conflict.
a rhetorical opposition or contrast of ideas by means of a grammatical arrangement of words, clauses, or sentence.
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