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artistic device whereby nature reflects a char's feelings or mood of events in the literature. nature mirrors human emotion
single ficstional speaker gives an extended speech, either as if alone or as if speaking to audience.
depiction of thoughts/feelings that flow, w/ no apparent logic, thru mind of a character
play which evokes laughter by devices of low comedy (eg physical buffoonery, rough wit, ridiculous situations, slapstick behavior)
originally group of maksed male dancers who sand/chanted as part of ceremonies in Greek drama, reduced to single figure in Elizabethan dramas
potential for greatness, person is pre-eminently virtuous and just, but misfortune is brought about by error in judgement. has flaw; contributes to destruction. potential not achieved bc of tragic flaw and fate.
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