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From Horace. Refers to the literary technique of beginning a narrative in the middle of, or at a late point in, the story, after much action has already taken place. Examples include the Iliad, the Odyssey, Os LusĂ­adas, Othello, and Paradise Lost. Compare ab initio.

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