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AP Vocab part 3
AP lit terms and definitions
multiple meanings, intentional or unintentional, of a word, phrase, sentence or passage
figure of speech in which opposing ideas are balanced against each other in parallel syntax
commonplace expression that is no longer effective because it is used too often
implied or suggested meaning of a word or expression
literal or dictionary meaning of a word
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
nouns that name physical objects; include details that relate to the topic
more agreeable or less offensive substitute for an unpleasant word or concept
comparison between unlike objects without using "like" or "as"
comparison between unlike objects without using "like" or "as" that is developed to great lenghts
comparison between unlike objects using "like" or "as"
figure of speech that incorporates obvious exaggeration
person or thing that has meaning but suggests further meaning
figure of speech which gives human qualities to an inanimate thing
state of mind or feeling created in the reader by the literary work
statement which appears contradictory and may be true
work that mimics an author's style or thought usually by humor or trivial theme
genre that refers to fiction or nonfiction, written in ordinary language, resembles everyday speech
writing that presents things as they actually exist in real life without romantic or idealistic coloring