Statistics for Literary Terms - A

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HintAnswer% Correct
A collection of literary works, normally poemsAnthology
88%
The repetition of consonants, especially at the beginning of wordsAlliteration
75%
A hero who does not possess typically heroic attributesAnti-hero
75%
A story or image with several layers of meaning: more than what's on the surface.Allegory
50%
A term literally meaning 'advance guard'. Emphasises exploration, invention and advancement.Avant-garde
50%
A statement or speech of some formalityAddress
25%
Inexactitude which causes readers to draw multiple contradictory conclusions about a story of phraseAmbiguity
25%
The most typical characterisitics shared by a certain character or personalityArchetype
25%
Hyperbole which references the impossible - Think of Jesus's camel statementAdynaton
13%
Writing which depends on random means, chance or accidentAleatory
13%
An indented line used to indicate a new paragraphAlinéa
13%
A poem in which the verses or stanzas are arranged to look like the subject of the poemAltar Poem
13%
The device of suddenly breaking off in speech, often in favour of a new or emphatic line of thoughtAposiopesis
13%
Introducing something in negative terms in order to call attention to it and arouse curiosity, e.g: Mark Antony's criticisms of the will in Julius Caesar (III, ii).Autoclesis
13%
Popular short story in Urdu or Hindi literature.Afsana
0%

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