Literary Terms

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BILDUNGSROMAN
a novel dealing with one person's formative years or spiritual education.
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EPIGRAPH
a short quotation or saying at the beginning of a book or chapter, intended to suggest its theme.
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MOTIF
a repeated theme or idea (e.g. 'the grey ghost')
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LEITMOTIF
a repeated phrase (e.g. you never really understand a person…)
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REGIONAL NOVEL
A novel faithful to a particular geographic region and its people, including behavior, customs, speech, and history.
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SATIRE
aggressive irony, a humourous attack on a human or institutional imperfection. characterised by ridiculing of the morally doubtful or absurd by a witty comparison
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