English Literature Key Terms

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Allegory
A narrative in which the characters or behavior demonstrate symbolism on many levels.
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Alliteration
Repetition of a similar sound, usually consonants.
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Allusion
A literary, historical, religious or mythological reference.
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Anapestic
In poetry, two unstressed syllables followed by once stressed.
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Anaphora
Repetition of the same words or phrases at the beginning of successive phrases.
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Repetition of a similar sound, usually consonants.

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Alliteration

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A literary, historical, religious or mythological reference.

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Card 4

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In poetry, two unstressed syllables followed by once stressed.

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Card 5

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Repetition of the same words or phrases at the beginning of successive phrases.

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