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a story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life and often has a moral or lesson
a little story about an interesting, amuzing, or strange event, the purpose of whichis to entertain or make a point
A symbol, story pattern, or character type that is found in the literature of many cultures. Example: Children of opposite qualities born of the same parents
a couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentamenter and written in an elevated style
irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
substituting the name of an attribute or feature for the name of the thing itself (as in 'they counted heads')
pronouns and verbs used to refer to the person addressed by the language in which they occur
something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
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