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lovecraftian

Literature; Literary terms

Any type of fiction that uses similar themes (madness, body horror or cosmic horror) or language (antiquarian) to that of weird fiction author, H.P. Lovecraft.

slasher

Literature; Literary terms

A horror movie in which a cast of characters (usually, but not always, teens) is killed off one by one by a homicidal killer, leaving only one or two survivors to kill or escape the antagonist. The ...

simile

Literature; Literary terms

Simile is a figure of speech in which two different objects are compared with the help of the following words : like ,as, such as etc. e.g. 1. She is lovely like a rose. 2. He is as brave as a lion.

metaphor

Literature; Literary terms

It is a figure of speech in which comparison between two different objects is implied but not expressed in a definite way. It is also called an implied or compressed simile. It takes for granted that ...

advance reading copy

Literature; Literary terms

A preview or early review copy of a book that is usually sent to book buyers, reviewers, booksellers, book clubs, and/or publisher sales representatives before the book is published. It could be in a ...

all edges gilt (aeg)

Literature; Literary terms

All three outer edges of the pages of the book have been trimmed smooth and coated with gold leaf.

as issued

Literature; Literary terms

The book is in the original physical state that it was published in and has all its original components including its binding, text block, illustrations, etc.

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