English literature vocabulary part 2

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often used in compound words. these compound words often describe moments when a text goes beyond its own fictionality or makes reader aware of the conventions of its fiction.
meta
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a comparison that creates a direct correspondence unlike a similie
metaphor
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the name given to experiments carried out in poetry, prose, and art from the 1920-1939. this type of work is often aggressively different to that of an older text.
modernism
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this conveys a story throughout a text
narrator
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language device when two opposit words or meanings are used side by side.
oxymoron
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the reducing another text to ridicule by hostile imitation
parody
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the use of setting, scenery or weather to mirror the mood of a human activity
pathetic fallacy
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a literary version of the saying ' hoist with his own petard'.despite its name example usually turn up in texts, which are narrative and not necessary poems
poetic justice
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an opinion
pointofview
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the foundation on which an opinion is based or, literary, a place from which a view can be enjoyed
viewpoint
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these texts tend to be aware of their own artifice, be filled with inter-textual allusions, and ironic rather than sincere.
postmodernism
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