General Terms.txt

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  1. Allusion
    Passing reference or indirect mention
  2. Carpe Diem
    Latin for "Seize the Day"
  3. Coincidence
    The temporal property of two things happening at the same time
  4. Detail
    An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole/extended treatment of particulars
  5. Foreshadowing
    The act of providing vague advance indications
  6. Grotesque
    distorted and unnatural in shape or size
  7. Irony
    Witty language used to convey insults or scorn/Incongruity between what might be expected and what actually occurred
  8. Mood
    Verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
  9. Style
    Editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
  10. Sympathy
    Sharing the feelings of others (especially the feeldings of sorrow or anguish)/ An inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
  11. Theme
    A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work
  12. Tone
    The quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author
  13. Topic
    The subject matter of a book, play, movie, etc
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General Terms.txt
vocab for honors english
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