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TermDefinition
Aside a short speech delivered by an actor in a play expressing his/her thoughts
Blank Unrelieved by decorative or other features; bare, empty, or plain.
Verse Noun Writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme
allusion a reference in a work of literature to a character, place, or situation from another work of literature, music or art
comedy work of literature, especially a play, that has a happy ending
dialogue conversation between characters
Dramatic irony occurs when the audience has important information that the characters do not occurs when the audience has important information that the characters do not occurs when the audience has important information that the characters do not occurs wh
Foil Verb Prevent (something considered wrong or undesirable) from succeeding.
Greek chorus Web definitions chorus: a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play.
Heroic couplet Noun (in verse) A pair of rhyming iambic pentameters, much used by Chaucer.
lambic pentameter Web definitions Iambic pentameter is a commonly used metrical line in traditional verse and verse drama
situational The way in which something is positioned
irony Noun The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
verbal iroy exists when a person says one thing and means another exists when a person says one thing and means another exists when a person says one thing and means another exists when a person says one thing and means another exists when a person says
monologue A long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.
protagonist main character or hero
soliloquy one character on stage thinking aloud alone
tragedy a work of literature, especially a play, that results in catastrophe for the main character
tragic flaw the character flaw or error of a tragic hero that leads to his downfall.
tragic hero is the main character in a tragedy.
metaphor a figure of speech in which something is spoken of as though it were something else; direct comparison of two unlike things.
simile a figure of speech in which like or as is used to make a comparison
personifaction a figure of speech in which something not human is treated as if it were human.
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