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Epigraph. The use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme. Hemingway begins The Sun Also Rises with two epigraphs. One of them is “You are all a lost generation” by Gertrude Stein.

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epigraph
Epigraph
  • The use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme. Hemingway begins The Sun Also Rises with two epigraphs. One of them is “You are all a lost generation” by Gertrude Stein.
  • Introductory quotation: a quotation at the beginning of a book, chapter, or section of a book, usually related to its theme.
euphemism
Euphemism
  • A more acceptable and usually more pleasant way of saying something that might be inappropriate or uncomfortable. “He Went to his final reward’ is a common euphemism for “he died.” Euphemisms are also often used to obscure the reality of a situation. The military uses “collateral damage” to indicate civilian deaths in a military operation
  • A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
euphony
Euphony
  • The pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work
  • the quality of being pleasing to the ear, esp. through a harmonious combination of words
exposition
Exposition
  • Background information presented in a literary work.
  • A comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.
ellipsis
Ellipsis
  • An indication by a series of three periods that some material has been omitted from a given text. It could be a word, a phrase, a sentence, a paragraph, or a whole section. Be wary of the ellipsis; it could obscure the real meaning of the piece of writing.