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Literary analysis packet/ prefix

is an expression, idea, or element which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning, even to the point of being trite or irritating
a comic work that uses black humor, which in its most basic definition, is humor that makes light of an otherwise solemn subject matter.
is a plot device in fiction which features a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma (or confronted with a shocking revelation) at the end of an episode of serialized fiction.
is the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.
Occurs when a human quality, emotion or ambition is given to a non-human being
A comparison between two things for the purpose of explanation or clarification
Occurs when an author puts two sentences with contrasting meaning close to one another
a literary device where the author creates a character whose primary purpose is to create a contrast to another character by laying emphasis, or drawing attention to, the differences.
Literary device where the author jumbles up the word(s) to make a new word(s)
Is created when the setting or scene creates an emotional response in the reader/viewer
Symbolic device in which characters or events in a story represent or symbolize ideas and concepts
(right) hand
imagined setting in which everything is unpleasant or bad.
Repetition of an initial consonant sound. This literary term is often used in poetry
A concept, person, or an object that has served as a universally understood prototype of its kind.
is used in literature and film. It represents an appeal to the audience's emotions.
Figure of speech where the author refers to the subject matter such as a person, place, event or literary work in a passing reference. It is up to the reader to make connection to the subject mentioned
in addition to its straightforward dictionary meaning, a secondary meaning.
Is a character, group of characters, or an institution that is at odds with the protagonist of the story.
is the author's emotional perspective towards the subject of the literary work.
is an implied comparison between two unlike things that actually have something important in common.
are comparisons between two unrelated and dissimilar things using like or as (and sometimes than).
A figure of speech in which the speaker addresses an object, concept or person (usually absent) that is unable to respond
literary or cinematic device in which later events interrupt the normal chronological order of a narrative.
Central character that lacks conventional heroic qualities. for example dead pool.
of any literary work is the underlying message that acts as the foundation for the entire literary piece.