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By C. Hugh Holman

ISBN-10: 0672614413

ISBN-13: 9780672614415

ISBN-10: 0672614774

ISBN-13: 9780672614774

The fourth version of "A instruction manual to Literature" edited by way of C. Hugh Holman. An vital reference paintings for all scholars of literature, particularly these in English and American literature.

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Anglo-Notman (Langrrage): The term Anglo-Norman(also Alcro_Fnnrvqr) is applied to the French language as it waJused in England in the period following the Norman Conquest (ca. 1100-1350)and ilso to the literature written in Anglo-Norman. The relations of France and England were so close during this period that it is difficult to be certain in ail cales whether a given writer or work is to be classedas Anglo-Normanor mercly as French. o-Fnw*rare commonry used interchang"eably, some writers make distinctions between them.

Since apostrophe is chiefly associated with deep emotional expression, the form for purposes of penoov and sArIRE. is readily adopted by humorists From the Greek apophthegma,an unusually terse, pithy, witty Apothegm: One of the best known more concise and pointed than an ApHoRISM. " breakfast, The placing in immediately succeeding order of two or more Apposition: the latter of which is an explanation, qualification, or elemenis, coordinate 33 ll Arabesque modification of the first. Walt Whitman's long catalogues, as-for example-in section 33 of "Song of Myself ," represent extended illustrations of apposition.

The Gotuc NovELSand the 29 ll Antithesis of Scott reflect it, as, in theit wdf , do the NovEr,s and HrsroRrcAl RoMANCTs METRTcAL of the Bront6 sisters. NovELS illogicality, and The contemporary NovELof FANTAsY, Antirealistic Novel: oF rHE THEATER rrre of absurdity. The antirealistic noael is a fictional counterpart often and manipulations extreme are that and other modern movements ABSURD of the writer the Thus, forms. or,sEfirNG,MorrvATroN, n antirealists included first-generatio The occasion.

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