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Categories: Rhetoric stubs, Articles with short description, Rhetorical techniques, Narrative techniques, Grammatical tenses
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historical present  dramatic present  historic present  historical present tense  Literary present
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The use of the present tense to describe past actions or states WordNet 3.0
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The use of the present tense to describe past actions or states WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In linguistics and rhetoric, the historical present or historic present, also called dramatic present or narrative present, is the employment of the present tense when narrating past events. Wikipedia
Use of the present tense when referring to past events, to add immediacy to what is being said or written. Wiktionary
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