English Literature key words- part 1

A rhetorical device that creates a close one-to-one comparison.
allegory
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Satire that uses caricature
burlesque
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this type of language is the informal language of convosation
colloquial
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the culmination or result of an action, plan or plot
denouement
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An impassioned rant or angry speech of denunciation
diatribe
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to emphasis or make prominent
foreground
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the type of literary expression chosen by an author
form
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a more precise definition of the different literary forms
genre
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it is usually used to indicate an attempt to deceive the public by over-rating the value of a commodity or experince
hype
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the use of exaggeration for effect
hyperbole
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a term describing the many ways in which texts can be interelatted
intertextuality
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a text that palys games with readers' expectations and-or the expectations aroused by the text itself
ludic
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Satire that uses caricature

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burlesque

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this type of language is the informal language of convosation

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Card 4

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the culmination or result of an action, plan or plot

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Card 5

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An impassioned rant or angry speech of denunciation

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