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Unit 70: I can talk about literature


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Synopsis
A short summary of the plot of a book, film, etc.
Prosperous
Rich and successful. Syn. Affluent, prosperity n.
Protagonist
The main character
Downfall
A person’s downfall is the complete loss of their money, power, etc.
Mercy
A kind or forgiving attitude towards sb you have the power to harm or punish
Insanity
The state of being seriously mentally ill.
Commentary
A written explanation or discussion of sth such as a book
Pitiful
Deserving, or causing you to feel, pity.
Convey sth.
Communicate feelings and ideas.
Unlike
Used to contrast one person or thing with another
Fate
A power that is believed to control everything and that cannot be changed
Alien
Strange, difficult to understand, and often unacceptable
Inherent (in sth)
If sth is inherent is sth, it is a natural part of it and cannot be removed from it.
Expose sth
Tell the true facts about sth and show it to be bad or wrong
Betrayal
The act of being disloyal to sb who trust you. Betray v.
Companionship
A friendly and comfortable between people
Portray sb/sth
Describe sth/sb in a piece of writing
Defy sb/sth
Refuse to obey a law or rule, or a person. Defiance n. defiant adj.
Resilience
The ability to recover and become strong again after a difficult or unpleasant situation. Resilient adj.