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A metaphor is a comparison that doesn’t use like or as. For example, in Maus, Spiegelman uses mice to represent the Jews.

Briefly define the terms listed below in your own words, then use them in a short paragraph that clearly relates to what you’ve read this module. For example, each entry should look something like this:
Metaphor
A metaphor is a comparison that doesn’t use like or as. For example, in Maus, Spiegelman uses mice to represent the Jews. This visual metaphor means that for the Nazis, the Jews were vermin that needed to be exterminated.
Be sure to not copy and paste your definitions directly. This is called plagiarism and will result in an automatic zero. If you need to quote three words or more, use quotation marks around quoted material and insert a link to the definition online to properly cite your borrowed material. Quoting without citing is considered plagiarism.
All work in this course should be submitted in MLA format.
Please use Merriam Webster or the Oxford English Dictionary to define non-literature terms. For literature terms, use https://literaryterms.net/glossary-of-literary-terms/ (Links to an external site.). Almost all terms will at least correspond to literature in some fashion, so be sure to sleuth around online to find the way these terms are used in literature.
List of terms:
1. Theme
2. Symbol
3. Poetry
4. Prose
5. Imagery
6. Setting
7. Character
8. Protagonist
9. Antagonist
10. Canonical
11. Format
12. Postmodern (the literary movement)
13. Contemporary (the literary movement)
14. Flashback
YOU WILL NEED TO READ THE COMPLETE MAUS BY ART SPIEGELMAN BOOK