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Flashcards in Litteraty Terms 4 Deck (10):
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Protagonist

The most important character in a play a work of fiction

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Moral

The teaching her lesson in a literary work which is either implied or specifically stated

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Motif

A theme character or object or verbal pattern that reoccurs and literature or folklore

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Noble savage

The concept that primitive man is inherently good or Noble and the evil results from the corrupting influence of civilization

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Parable

Short simple story illustrating a moral lesson

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Allegory

And extended narrative which carries a second meaning along with the surface story

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Fable

A brief narrative in verse or prose which illustrates some moral truth

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I'd

Basic instinct

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Ego

A term from psychoanalytic theory with the first part of the psyche which experiences and reacts to the outside world

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Super ego

A term from a philosophical theory which refers to the part of the secular functions like a conscious and meditating between the drives of it and learn values and ideals such as religion