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Denotation

THe literal meaning of a word or phrase

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COnnotation

The suggested or implied meaning of a word apart form the thing it explicitly names

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Characterization

The way a writer makes a person in a story seem real

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Allusion

An implied or indirect reference to a person, place, or thing in history or another literary work

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Imagery

The use of picture to visualize a mood, idea or character

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Foreshadow

To give a suggestion of something that has not yet happened

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Motif

A recurring object, structure, or concept in a literary work

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Juxtapose

To place things together in order to create an interesting effect or show how they are similar or different

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Genre

A particular type or category of literature or art

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Antagonist

One that contends with or opposes the protagonist

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Protagonist

THe character in a story with whom the audience is meant to sympathize with. The main character.

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Epiphany

Moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in a new or different way

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Linguistics

THe study of language

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Permutation

One of the many different forms something exists or can be arranged

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Inference

A conclusion or opinion that is formed based on known facts

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BEnign

Harmless

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Self-possessed

Composed in mind or manner. Having or showing control of emotions

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Ghastly

Very shocking or horrible

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Dowry

Money or property that a wife or a wife's family gives to her husband when they marry

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Caste

Division of society based upon difference of wealth ,rank or occupation