English Vocab Set 9

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English Vocab Set 9
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2011-03-13 18:09:59
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  1. Fallacy
    A misleading or unsound argument
  2. Fancy
    The artistic ability of creating unreal or whimsical imagery, decorative detail, etc., as in poetry or drawing.
  3. Farce
    A light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.
  4. Figurative Language
    Speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect or meaning, speech or writing employing figures of speech
  5. Foil
    To keep a person from succeeding in an enterprise, plan, etc.
  6. Genre
    A class or category of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like
  7. Gothic Novel
    A genre of fiction characterized by mystery and supernatural horror, often set in a dark castle or other medieval setting
  8. Harmatia
    The Greek word for 'error' or 'flaw'.
  9. Hegemony
    Leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.
  10. Hyperbation

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