Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

sh.speare&lit. terms

about shakespeare and lit terms of a tragedy

QuestionAnswer
(blank) the repetition of the same initial consonant sound in 2 or more consecutive or closely associated words
(blank) a reference to a literar/historical person/event to explain a present situation EXAMPLE: "she hath Dian's wit", spoken by Romeo, showing Rosaline's vow of chastisy.
(blank) a brief remark made by the chara. and intended to be heard by the audience but not by other char.s EXAMPLE: the balcony scene, when Juliet doesn't know that Romeo is there
(blank) a humorous scene/speech in a serious drama which is meant to provide relief from emotional intensity and, by contrast, heighten the seriousness of the story. EXAMPLE: Mercutio (when he talks to the nurse); the nurse (when she talks to Juliet)
(blank) a hint of what is to come in the story. Often used to keep the audience in a state of expectancy. EXAMPLE: right before Romeo, Mercutio & Benvolio go to the capulet's party, he says something about "hanging in the stars" and "untimely death".
(blank) The term used to describe words/phrases that appeal to the senses. may create images, but not all images are figures of speech. EXAMPLE: romeo saying he wished he were the glove on her cheek.
(blank) a contrast btwn what is and what appears to be. When a chara. says one thing and means another
(blank) a contrast btwn what is and what appears to be; when the audience knows what the characters do not.
(blank) a figure of speech that implies/states a comparison btwn 2 unlike things. EXAMPLE: Juliet is a holy shrine, Juliet is the sun, Paris (man of wax) is a book.
(blank) a contrast of 2 contradictory terms for the sake of emphasis. EXAMPLE: Tybalt (prince of cats) & Benvolio (peacemaker)
(blank) figure of speech that states a comparison btw 2 essentially unlike things using like or as.
(blank) a speech given by a character alone on the stage, to let the audience know what the charac. is feeling/thinking. EXAMPLE: when Juliet is waiting for the nurse to come back with info. from Romeo
(blank) type of drama of human conflict which ends in defeat and suffering. often main charac. has fatal flaw, leads to destruction.
(blank) April 23, 1564 in Statford on Avon;;;died april 23, 1616 (52nd birthday)
(blank) John Shakespeare-glover; Mary Arden (Daughter of John's landlord, got house with dowry)
(blank) dropped our of school 13 years old, bc father went broke wanting to get the family coat of arms.
(blank) 10-12 adult MEN only, 6 boy apprentices. needed patronage of a nobleman
(blank) origionally the Lord Chamberlain's Men, became The King's Men (King James, or William of Orange)
(blank) good voices, competent swordsman, musicians, good memory
(blank) made first by Richard&John Burbage in 1576. 3 stories, open top, groundlings, changing rooms on top.
(blank) Verona, Italy
(blank) ill-fated; unlucky
(blank) exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, catastrophe <-because it is a tragedy and ends in death.
Created by: amazingxgrace
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards