An epilogue or epilog is a piece of writing at the end of a work of literature or drama, usually used to bring closure to the work. It is presented from the perspective of within the story; when the author steps in and speaks directly to the reader, that is more properly considered an afterword. The opposite is a Prologue - a piece of writing at the beginning of a work of literature or drama, usually used to open the story and capture interest.
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Famous quotes containing the word epilogue:
“Above all, Vietnam was a war that asked everything of a few and nothing of most in America.”
—Myra MacPherson, U.S. author. Long Time Passing: Vietnam and the Haunted Generation, epilogue (1984)
“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”
—Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 29:18.
President John F. Kennedy quoted this passage on the eve of his assassination in Dallas, Texas; recorded in Theodore C. Sorensons biography, Kennedy, Epilogue (1965)