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italicized   to print in italic type. to underscore with a single line, as in indicating italics.  
assumption   something taken for granted; a supposition  
illustrate   to furnish (a book, magazine, etc.) with drawings, pictures, or other artwork intended for explanation, elucidation, or adornment.  
conclude   to bring to an end; finish; terminate  
dialogue   conversation between two or more persons. the conversation between characters in a novel, drama, etc.  
excerpt   a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract.  
playwright   a writer of plays; dramatist.  
protagonist   the leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work.  
antagonist   a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another; opponent; adversary.  
symbolic imagery   imagery that is not descriptive of a scene, but is intended to express an abstract idea in concrete form.  
references   an act or instance of referring. 2. a mention; allusion. 3. something for which a name or designation stands; denotation. 4. a direction in a book or writing to some other book, passage, etc. 5. a book, passage, etc., to which one is directed.  
dramatic irony   Dramatic irony is when the words and actions of the characters of a work of literature have a different meaning for the reader than they do for the characters. This is the result of the reader having a greater knowledge than the characters themselves.  
objective point of view   The narrator assumes the position of an observer, detached from the narrative.  
figurative language   In literature, a way of saying one thing and meaning something else.  


   






 
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