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Literary Terms 41-60

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epigram a brief, pithy, and often paradoxical saying
epigraph a saying or statement on the title page of a work, or heading of a chapter
epihany a moment of sudden revelation or insight
epitaph an inscription on a tombstone or burial place
epithet term used to point out a characteristic of a person
enlogy formal speech praising a person who has died
enphemism an indirect, less offensive way of saying something is unpleasant
exclamatory sentence a sentence expressing strong feeling, usually punctuated with an exclamation mark
expletive an interjection to lend emphasis
fable a brief story that leads to a moral
fantasy a story that concerns the unreal world or unreal characters
figurative language language employing 1 or more figures of speech (simile ,metaphor, imagery)
flashback the insertion of an earlier event into the normal chronological order of a narrative
flat character a character who embodies a single quality and who does not develop in the story
foreshadowing the presentation of material in such a way that the reader is prepared for what comes later
frame device a story within a story
genre a major category or type or literature
homily a sermon or moralistic lecture
hubris excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy
hyperbole intentional exaggeration to create an effect
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