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Question Answer
tragic hero the main character or hero in a story whose own actions causes his or her downhill
pun an expression utilized a play on words often meant to be humorous
metaphor a compression between two unalike things for the purpose of description
simile a compression between two unalike things using the words like or as for the purpose of description
personification the attributes of human qualities to non human things
dramatic irony the audience or reader knows more about a characters situation than the character does and knows that the characters understanding is incorrect
situational irony a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended
verbal irony when a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of the literal
achronism the misplacing of a person object or situation outside outside of its correct historical time in Julius Caesar the clock
allusion a reference to a mythological , literary or historical person place of thing

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