English Lit Terminology

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Buldunsroman
Through a child's perspective.
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Motif
A reoccurring symbol.
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Retrospective Narrative
A number off narrative voices are used(4 in Small Island) .
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Satire
Holding society up to ridicule.
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Dramatic Irony
Where the audience knows more than the characters themselves.
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Introspective Narrative
Where the narrator is involved in the story.
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Comedy Of Manners
Social class and the expected behaviour.
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Schnadenfreude
Where characters get what they deserve(Gulling of Malvolio).
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Denounment
Untangling of the plot.
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Rhetoric
Persuasive speech associated with upper classes.
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Juxtaposition
2 contrasting ideas that appear next to eachother in a text.
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Bawdy Language
Language with 2 meanings. One is literal and one has negative connotations, usually of a sexual nature.
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Innuedo
Hinting towards something thats rude but not said out loud.
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Malapropism
This when characters say something they didnt mean to say.
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Pathetic Fallacy
The weather implies an upcoming event in the plot.
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A reoccurring symbol.

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Motif

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A number off narrative voices are used(4 in Small Island) .

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Holding society up to ridicule.

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Where the audience knows more than the characters themselves.

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