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creates the tone, gives the setting, introduces some of the characters, and supplies facts necessary for the understanding of the play
always occurs in the third act of a Shakespearean drama. It is the turning point of the action where the action turns from good to bad
the continuous downfall of the protagonist. It prepares the audience for the next phase of the play
the tragic failure, usually the death, of the hero and comes as the natural outgrowth of the action
the resolution of the play where the tragedy is explained and a solution to the problem is given for future reference. The _____ sometimes presents a moral
a drama which tells of an important and related series of events in the life of a person of significance. The events usually end in an unhappy catastrophe. The whole drama is treated with great seriousness and dignity
the words or acts of a character in a play may carry meaning unknown to him, but understood by the audience
the ability of the character in the play to make his own decisions and shape his own future
the style of writing used by Shakespeare, each line has 5 feet of iambic pentameter, no rhyme
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