English Literature Dictionary

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katharsis: An alternative, less known, spelling of catharsis.

Keats, John: Born on 31 October 1795, Keats died on 23 February 1821. He was an English poet, and a significant figure of romanticism. Keats is renowned for a series of odes that use detailed and ornate diction. See romanticism.

kenning: A phrase used poetically instead of the regular word for a noun.

kinesthetic imagery: See imagery.

knight: In medieval Europe and England a knight was a military aristocrat who swore allegiance to a lord in exchange for control over land.

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