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pleonasm

Literature; Literary terms

Use of superfluous or redundant words, often enriching the thought.

cat and fiddle

Literature; Literary terms

common pub name - while appearing in the famous nursery rhyme, the phrase came originally from 'Caton le fidele' (Caton the faithful) governor of Calais, France.

writerly

Literature; Literary terms

Writerly text - a reader does not only receive information from the text, however, he approaches it from an external position of subjectivity and is actually a creator of his own text - such text is ...

mode

Literature; Literary terms

"An unspecific critical term usually identifying a broad but identifiable literary method, mood, or manner that is not tied exclusively to a particular form or genre. [Some] examples are the satiric ...

montage

Literature; Literary terms

How directors connect ideas in a film. The shots are put together deliberately with transitions and by theme so that "elements should follow a particular system, and these juxtapositions should play ...

motif

Literature; Literary terms

A recurrent image, word, phrase, represented object or action that tends to unify the literary work or that may be elaborated into a more general theme. Also, a situation, incident, idea, image, or ...

horror

Literature; Literary terms

A type of fiction written with the purpose of scaring or disgusting the reader or viewer. It can appear in conjunction with any of the major genres: literary, fantasy, historical, romance, science ...

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