English Vocab Set 8

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English Vocab Set 8
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  1. Encomium
    A formal expression of high praise
  2. Epigram
    A short, often satirical poem dealing concisely with a single subject and usually ending with a witty or ingenious turn of thought.
  3. Epiphany
    A literary work or section of a work presenting, usually symbolically, such a moment of revelation and insight.
  4. Epistle/Epistolary Novel
    • 1. Letter
    • 2. Book made of letters
  5. Epitaph
    A brief poem or other writing in praise of a deceased person.
  6. Epithalamium
    Poem or song written to celevrate a marriage
  7. Epithet
    A title based on characteristics
  8. Eschatology
    Any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc.
  9. Euphuism
    A writing style characterized by long series of antithesis and frequent similies relating to mythological, natural history.
  10. Exegesis
    Critical explanation or interpretation of a text or portion of a text, especially of the Bible.

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