Literary Terms

-A-

Ab ovo
Amygdala Hijack

Anti-climax

-B-

BIRG & CORF

-C-

Catastrophe
Confabulation
Conflict

-D-

Dénouement
Deus Ex Machina
Diffusion of Responsibility

-E-

Epilogue
Exposition
Ego, Id, & Super-Ego

-F-

Flashback
Foreshadowing
False-Consensus Effect

-G-

Gambler’s Fallacy
Game Theory
Group Attribution Error

-H-

Hubris
Hemingway Code
Hindsight Bias

-I-

In Medias Res
Iceberg Theory
Illusion of Control

-J-

Justice
Justification
Jungian Psychology

-K-

Katharsis
Kleos
Kansas City Shuffle

-L-

Learned Helplessness
Least Effort Principle

-M-

Machiavellianism
Mary Sue

-N-

Nash Equilibrium
Need-Hierarchy Theory

-O-

Olfactory Imagery
Out-of-Character Moment

-P-

Post-Climax Confrontation
Prologue

-Q-

Quacksalver
Quisling

-R-

Red Herring
Retroactive Continuity

-S-

Self-Serving Bias
Stockholm Syndrome

-T-

Thinking Out Loud
Third Person Narrative

-U-

Unfettered
Unperson

-V-

Vice
Virtue

-W-

Wild Card
Will to Live
Walkervellianism

-X-

Xanatos Gambit

-Y-

Yandere
Your Usefulness

-Z-

Zero Approval Gambit
Zero-Sum Game

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