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allegory

A story in which each character, object, and event symolizes a moral or religious principle

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capitalism

An economic system characterized by open competition in a free market

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satire

Irony, derision, or caustic wit used to attack or expose folly

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scapegoat

One that is made the object of blame for others

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enmity

Deep hatred

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peasant

A member of the class containing farm laborers

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euphemism

A less direct term used in place of one considered offensive

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proletariat

The working class, esp industrial workers

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totalitarianism

Having complete political control

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military dictator

A dictator who justifies his position by claiming neutrality because of a military position

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bourgeoisie

The middle class, who own most of society's wealth and means of production

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communism

An economic system in which production an goods are commonly owned

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idealist

A person who sees things in ideal form

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fable

A fable, esp a supernatural one, not based on fact

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irony

The use of words to suggest the opposite of what they really mean