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Unit 3 Vocabulary
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A long speech made by one performer or by one person in a group.
a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction and do not contradict each other
a humorous play on words
The character is revealed through their personality, appearance, words, actions, and effect on others
Author directly describes character
A recurring theme, subject or idea
a work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audience
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic or noble character
A humorous work of drama
emotionally charged images and thought forms that have universal meaning
a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
a character who contrasts with another character in order to highlight particular qualities of the other character
Characters who change significantly are called dynamic characters.
Characters that remain the same throughout the story.
Characters who have some or many different traits that form a complex personality.
Characters who are simple and one dimensional.
the main character in a literary work
A character or force in conflict with the main character
Conversation between two or more characters
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by the other characters in the play.