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Cultural Criticism

An approach to literature that focuses on the historical as well as social religious

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Formalist Criticism

And approach to literature that focuses on the formal elements of the work such as language structure and tone

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Modernism

Literature that challenge traditional such as God humanity in society

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Stream to consciousness

Narrative techniques that take a reader inside of characters mine to reveal perception thought and feeling

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Epiphany

In fiction, when a character suddenly experiences a deep realization about himself

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Post-modernism

Form of literature marked by both style and ideas by a relevance on literary conventions like fragmentations paradoxes unreliable narrator's and unrealistic plots

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Imagery

Language that appeals to the senses

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Tone

The authors implicit attitude towards the reader

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Mood

The dominant feeling in a piece of literature

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Motif

A recurring elevate, image or idea