AP English

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AP English
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  1. Conventions
    The way things are normally done
  2. Epic
    Literature for a country. Embodies everything that the society thinks is good.
  3. In Medias Res
    Latin for "in the middle of things"--that's how epics start
  4. Invocation of the muse
    A request for help from a muse
  5. Statement of theme
    An announcement of what the recitation was about
  6. Epithets
    A descriptive substitute for the name of a person
  7. Catalogs
    lists
  8. Speeches
    long, formal ones
  9. Extended similes
    Comparison using "like" or "as"-- only really long
  10. Intervention from the gods
    Nosy beings, those Olympians
  11. Heroes
    Real ones--ones who embody everything a society holds good Aeneas.
  12. A Visit to the Underworld
    The living visit the dead

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