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literature terms

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Parallelism
phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed side by side, balancing each other
Dramatic irony
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
Verbal irony
occurs when what is said contradicts what is meant or thought