Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Whimsical Word of the Week

Anagnorisis (n.) -

is a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a critical discovery.
Example: The protagonist in the novel didn't have a real anagnorisis until the last chapter.

2 comments:

  1. I suppose, then, in a mystery novel, there is one anagnorisis after another. I so want to use that word in my critique group! :-)

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