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LOTR Lit Terms BK 5

the vantage point of the character or characters through whom the story is told. point of view
a complarison between to unlike objects. metaphor
the use of clues that suggest events yet to occur. foreshadowing
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing or a different kind. "Like" or "as" simile
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, personification
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more neighboring words alliteration
the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in a drama conflict
a metaphor or analogy that is very elabroate or extended. conceit
a terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation, aphorism
something used for or regarded as representing something else; symbol
the science of language linguistics
a literary device whereby the reader is left in doubt as tot the conculsion of a very dramatic event. cliff-hanger
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