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Flashcards in Ivy Global Deck 8 Deck (30):
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Prologue

N.
An introduction to a play or book

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Epilogue

N.
A short price of writing at the end of a book

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Excerpt

N.
A selection from larger work
V.
To take a section for a larger work

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Genre

N.
A style of literature or art

5

Memoir

N.
Am autobiography

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Narrative

N.
A story

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Epic

N.
A very long poem about a hero

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saga

N.
A story telling the adventures of a hero

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Parody

N.
A spoof

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Protagonist

N.
The main character in a story

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Metaphor

N.
A poetic or symbolic comparison

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Parallel

Adj.
Similar, related, two lines that will never meet

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Abstract

Adj.
Existing only in ideas or theory, not concrete p

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Anonymous

Adj.
Having no name or known identity

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Counsel

V.
To give advice

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Advocate

V.
To argue in favour of a person or idea

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Champion

M.
A hero, someone who hold first place

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Contemplation

N.
Long and thoughtful observation

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Objective

Adj.
Based on evidence, not influenced by personal experience

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Subjective

Adj.
Based on personal experience or emotion

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Bias

N.
Prejudice, unequal favour to one side

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Legislate

V.
To pass a law

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Ratify

V.
To formally approve

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Decree

V.
To order

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Coerce

V.
To force someone to do something

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Comply

V.
To act according to someone's laws or commands

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Censor

V.
To forbid the distraction of material considered harmful

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Prohibit

V.
To bad or forbid

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Felon

N.
Someone who has been convicted of a serious crime

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Lethal

Adj.
Deadly