when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
the event that starts the story and/or catches the readers attention.
dictator for life
someone elected by the Senate during an emergency for 6 months given extra ordinary power, Senate gives Julius Caesar this