deadly or fatal
wrong doing or sin
having dominant influence over others
speech that is vivid, forceful, graceful, and persuasive
thinking deeply or seriously
causing gloom or misery
lie face down in humble submission
remaining persons or things
statements or events whose meanings are unclear
great sadness, tragedy
What is ordinary writing that is not poetry? It is incomplete sentences and paragraphs...
Verse that is written in stanzas. Usually has rhythm, often it rhymes.
the author of a play
the person who perform
the units of action
like "parts" of a book
the individual parts of the acts; they change with the setting (time and place)
like "chapters" of a book
the part of the script of a play that tells actors how they are supposed to move and how they should speak their lines
a long speech by one single character (spoken while other people are on stage)
a long speech made by one single character, revealing his/her private thoughts and emotions (spoken when on stage alone)
a quick comment made by a character that is directed at the audience but is not heard by the other characters onstage
tragic hero & tragic flaw
a literary character who makes an error of judgement or has a fatal flaw that combined with fate and external forces brings on a tragedy; the character defect that causes the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy
drama where the main character(s) suffer disaster or great misfortune (often death)
the intention behind an action
comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
a direct comparison of two unlike things
giving human-like qualities to inanimate (lifeless) objects or nonhuman things
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
repetition of vowel sounds in neighboring words
the speaker means something totally different from what he is saying
the audience knows information the characters in the play, movie, or story do not know
an outcome that turns out to be very different than expected
the emotion the reader feels while reading
the authors attitude or feeling toward the subject which influences a certain mood
two consecutive words that have contradictory meaning
an extreme exaggeration
a particular object that represents an idea larger than itself
a brief usually indirect reference to a person, place, or event--real or fictional
a funny play on words
a technique a playwright uses to lighten the mood
descriptive words that appeal to the 5 senses
central idea explored by a literary work (a play/story may have more than one theme)
a meter in poetry; it refers to a line consisting of 5 iambic feet
unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
unrhymed iambic pentameter
two lines that rhyme
4 lines of poetry
When was Shakespeare born?
April 23, 1564
Where was Shakespeare born?
What was a typical school day?
How many plays did Shakespeare write?
What types of plays did Shakespeare write?(3)
What is censorship?
restricting access to images or ideas because they offence or disturb someone or because someone disagrees with it.
What is the difference between a challenged book and a banned book?
A challenged book has simply had a complaint made against it either in spoken or written words; while, a banned book had been officially removed form a library's collection or from use in a school by the administrators of either institution.
One threat to free speech since 9/11 is the ______ Act. This, in part, require that libraries hand over records o what people have checked out upon the governments' request or risk being arrested if they don't cooperate.
Imaging, inferring, and questioning help you to ____ and ____ what you read.
another word for engaged is an ____ reader.
imaging is like....
watching a movie in your mind
inferring is NOT
restating something that the text already says
When asking questions, you should be thinking about your _____.
What literary device helps you practice the reading strategy of imaging?
dull; with no special or interesting qualities
the front part of a building that faces the street
becoming less bright, intense, or strong
describes something in existence at birth, such as a week heart
to have the feeling that one is better than something or someone; that others are beneath them or worthless.
a legal situation where only certain people can inherit a property
deeply or seriously thoughtful
going beyond what is reasonable, characterized by extreme enthusiasm or zeal
to lessen or to calm
somebody who stays away form society and the company of others
to find not guilty, innocent
to strongly disapprove or condemn of something
something that causes annoyance or problems
almost always silent
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