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Romantic period in Europe that started late 18th century and ended early 19th century; freed literature from the unities of place and time; sentimental, idealistic

Romantic Tale

french literary form, medieval tale, tales of daring deeds of knights and their "damsels"; heroes were brave, noble, and steadfast

Romantic Comedy

complex plot; contains elements of satire; unlikely hero triumphs because of his defects; bourgeoise manner; trivialized cult of appearance - dandy; extensive monologues using subtle wit, alliteration, and double entendres

Situational Irony

when the outcome is different then expected

Dramatic Irony

when the audience knows something the characters don't know

Verbal Irony

when a character says something yet means something else


a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implicatio

Epic Poem

a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds

Aristotle's unities

Time, Place, Action


the emotional or cultural meaning attached to a word


dictionary meaning of a word, literal meaning

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