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a literary form in which events are exaggerated in order to create an extreme emotional response
a figure of speech that compares unlike objects
the work of poets, particularly those of the 17th century, that uses elaborate conceits, is highly intellectual and express the complexities of love and life
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables found in poetry
a figure of speech that uses the name of one thing to represent something else with which it is associated. Examples "The White House says....."
the language spoken in England roughly between 1150 and 1500 A.D.
a parody form. It usually treats a frivolous topic with extreme seriousness , using conventions such as invocations of the Muse, action-packed battle scenes, and accounts of heroic exploits.
the general form, pattern, and manner of expression of a work of literature
a quick succession of images or impression used to express an idea
emotional term in a work of literature
a brief and often simplistic lesson that a reader may infer from a work of literature
a phrase, idea, or event that through repetition serves to unify or convey a theme in a work of literature.
One of the accident greek goddesses presiding over the arts. The imaginary source of inception for artist and writer
an imaginary story that has become an accepted part of the culture or religious tradition of a group or society.
a form of verse or prose that tells a story
A term often used as a synonym for realism; also a view of experience that is generally characterized as bleak and pessimistic.