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figure of speech in which opposing ideas are balanced against each other in parallel syntax
planting of important clues in a play or story to prepare the reader for the events that are to come
fact or events are unknown to a character but known to the reader, audience or other characters
comparison between unlike objects without using "like" or "as" that is developed to great lenghts
genre that refers to fiction or nonfiction, written in ordinary language, resembles everyday speech
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