Streetcar Named Desire

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What is antithesis? (+key example?)
A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else. (For example, Blanche to Stanely)
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What is exhortation?
An address or communication emphatically urging someone to someone to do something
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What is parenthesis?
An explantion or afterthought at the end of a passage to make it grammatically complete. In wrting usually marked off by bracket, dashes, or commas.
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What is Ecphonesis?
An emotional exclamatory phrase. (Blanche)
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What is Pragmatographia?
The vivid description of an action
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What is the plu-perfect tence?
A type of verb form, generally treated as one of the tences in certain languages. It is used to refer to an action at time eariler than than the past already referred to.
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What s dramtic irnony?
The expression of one’s meaning by using langauge that signifies the opposite.
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What is an imperative sentence?
A sentence in which issues a command. For example ‘Get me more wine’
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What does euphemistically mean?
To replace a potentially harsh or offensive expression with one more mild, vague and indirect. For example ‘to pass away’ is an euphemism for ‘to die’.
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