allegory a literary work or visual imagery that functions on two or more levels of meaning by compar

Allegory a literary work or visual imagery that functions on two or more levels of meaning by compar

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allegory  a literary work or visual imagery that functions on two or more levels of meaning by  comparing objects to symbols outside the scope of the work. alliteration  the repetition of consonant sounds, even those spelled differently. allusion  a brief or indirect reference to something or someone known to most people. analogy  a literary parallel or comparison between like situations, objects, or ideas, often expressed  as a simile or implied as a conceit, image, or metaphor. anapest  a metrical foot or unit formed of three syllables, two unstressed beats followed by a  stressed beat (–– '). anti-hero, anti-heroine  a protagonist or central figure who lacks heroic qualities. antithesis  a balanced statement of contrasts that juxtaposes opposites in words, phrases, clauses,  images, or themes. apologia
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Unformatted text preview: a literary defense of a person or situation, also an explanation or detailed accounting of an event or belief. apostrophe an emotion-charged address to an absent or dead person, abstract quality, or object. approximate rhyme words that come close to rhyme without copying the exact sound pattern, as in steer/stare, mud/could, and late/light. archetype a recurrent character, setting, or pattern from early literature. assonance repetition of a vowel sound, as with the a sound in ace/eight/say. balanced sentence a sentence composed of equal elements on each side of a connector, which creates a pause to stress proportional comment on either side. dactyl a metrical foot consisting of three syllables, a stressed beat followed by two unstressed beats (' )....
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