Literary Terms - V, W

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Last updated: September 2, 2017
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Any of the four collections forming the earliest body of Indian scripture
Vedas
The appearance of being true or real
Verisimilitude
A type of jargon language used by verbocrats, and thus dear to bureaucrats and semi-literate officials of all kinds
Verbocrap
The artistic preference of contemporary everyday subject matter instead of the heroic or legendary in art and literature; it is a form of realism.
Verism
A character's perspective in the story, perhaps depending on their relationship to power structures, gender or political leanings
Viewpoint
A brief evocative description, account or episode
Vignette
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Rhyme in which the same vowel sounds are used with different consonants in the stressed syllables of the rhyming words, as in penitent and reticence
Vowel Rhyme
An act or work which offends social norms
Vulgarity
Willingness to suspend one's critical faculties and believe the unbelievable; sacrifice of realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment
Willing Suspension of Disbelief
A story or play about a murder in which the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the end
Whodunnit
The capacity for inventive thought and quick understanding; keen intelligence
Wit
A novel which focuses on the experiences of proletarians
Working-Class Novel
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