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Don Quixote

This goes along with the story Don Quixote in the Pearson Text English 10

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Literature Term: satire the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
Literature Term: hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Literature Term: characterization the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character.
Literature Term: Parody an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.
Literature Term: Diction the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing in order to affect the audience.
lucidity clarity, the quality of being easily understood.
adulation intense or excessive admiration
conceits extended or elaborate metaphors
folderol complete nonsense
affable likable
ingenuity cleverness
morion an old military helmet...because of this story, the word "moron" comes from this...but can you explain why?
sonorous having a rich sound
veracious overly truthful and honest
extolled to speak out on behalf or in support of something
Created by: t9bailey