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FLET MidTerm

Figure of speech that makes a fresh correlation Metaphor
Direct correlation using "like" or "as" Simile
Makes ue of a part to indicate a whole (ex. A hand in marriage) Synecdoche
Replaces the thing intended with some other thing that is associated with it (ex. I send my people) Metonymy
Non-human things given human qualities Personification
A "turning away". Speaker addresses someone or thing. (ex. My people-Cesaire) Apostrophe
Two terms linked that are customarily opposites (ex. burning ice) Oxymoron
Symbolic systems which elements represent abstract concepts (ex. Animal Farm) Allegory
Subject of story/novel, dominate ideas or meanings Theme
Series of actions or events Plot
Two stories told of equal importance, often moving from one to the other Parallel Plot
Secondary plot; story within a story told by a character Sublot
Record of events that happened Narrative
Physical location of events and times they occurred Setting
Technique of repeating consonant sounds, commonly at the beginning of words Alliteration
substitution of vowel sounds within nearby words Assonance
Substitution of vowels within words that have the same consonant sounds (tick tock) Consonance
Words that sound like they mean Onomatopoeia
Words that repeat the same sounds Rhyme
Words/ phrases that evoke the 5 senses Imagery
Overstatment, exaggeration Hyperbole
Stance taken in a piece of writing toward its subject. Language such as "bitter", "mocking" etc Tone
Figure of speech when something is said but the opposite is implied Verbal Irony
When the outcome of events is different than the desired/expected result Situational Irony
Reader or audience knows something the fictional charcters don't. (Happy Man) Dramatic Irony
Technique using irony, sarcasm, or mockery that combines humor and wit with a crticism of human folly. Satire
Writing style that contains detailed descriptions of everyday life Realism
Style of writing that focuses on what's beyond reality, beyond the rational, ordinary experiences of humans Surrealism
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