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10 terms

Chapter 9

STUDY
PLAY
amphitheater
n. an oval or round structure with tiers of seats rising from an open space in the center used for plays or contest
antagonist
n. one who opposes and competes with someone else; an adversary
epilogue
n. 1. a short poem or speech made to the audience after the end of a play. 2. a brief addition at the end of a literary work, often telling the characters' future
hubris
arrogance; extreme pride
ingenue
n. 1. an innocent young woman. 2. an actress playing an ingenue
limelight
n. a position as the focus of attention
monologue
n. a long solo speech
pathos
n. a felling of sympathy or pity
prologue
n.1. the lines introducing a play.2. an introductory event
protagonist
n.1. the leading character in a work of literature. 2. any leading figure