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Literary Terms I Like

From Benet’s Readers Encyclopedia

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Treppenwitz, AKA “L’esprit de l’escalier” Literally, ‘the wisdom of the stairs’. The striking reply that crosses one’s mind belatedly when already leaving, on the stairs. People are often angry because they did not have the fitting answer directly during a

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