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AP lit Tatiana

AP literay terms fo AP lit exam

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Allegory story or poem in which characters, setting and events stand for other people/events for abstact ideas.
Alliteration repetition of the same or similar constant sounds in words that are close together.
Allusion reference to someone or something that is known from history.
Ambiguity suggesting two or more different meanings in a work.
Analogy comparison made between two things to show how they are alike.
Anaphora repetition of a word at the beginning of two sentences in a row.
Anastrophe Inversion of the usual o logical order of the parts of a sentence.
Anecdote brief story
Antagonist opponent who blocks the hero
Antimetabole Repetition of words in successive clauses in reverse grammatical order.
Antithesis Balancing words, phrases, or ideas that are strongly contrasted.
Antihero Central character who lacks all the qualities traditionally associated with heroes.
Anthropomorphism Atributing human characteristics to an animal or inanimate object.
Aphorism brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation about life.
Apostrophe calling out an imaginary noun.
Apposition Placing an immidiately succeeding order of two or more coordinate elements, the latter of which is an explanation
Assonance the repitition of
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