english

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english
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2011-12-10 01:12:38
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  1. canon
    works considered important to read and study which constitute the masterpieces of literature. literary canon changes over time
  2. ambiguity
    gray area, open to interpretation, can mean more than one thing
  3. assertion
    a positive statement or declaration without support or reason. In writing on a topic, one would make an assertion, then support it.
  4. verisimilitude
    similar to reality, realistic, likelihood, probability
  5. annotation
    taking notes as you read, critical or explanatory notes added to a text.
  6. archetypes
    universal symbols that evoke deep and somtimes unconscious responses in a reader. Literary archetypes include quests, scapegoats, ascents to heaven. Collective Unconscious

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