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Prolepsis
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- Flash forward

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Mimesis
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- Mimesis shows rather than tells, by means of action that is enacted.

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Diegesis
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- Diegesis is the telling of a story by a narrator.

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Intertextuality
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- Intertextuality is the shaping of a text's meaning by another text. ... Intertextual figures include: allusion, quotation, calque, plagiarism, translation, pastiche and parody.

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Elision
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- The process of joining together or merging things, especially abstract ideas.
- Almodovar's elision of the rape, replaced by The Shrinking Lover scene.

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Allusion
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- An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.