Unit 3 Vocabulary - Coming of Age On Stage
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A long speech made by an actor who is not alone on stage.
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; the most important symbol in a narrative
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
symbols, character, and patterns that repeat throughout various genres
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
Major characters who change significantly.
Major characters who remain relatively the same throughout a narrative.
Minor characters who develop and change.
Minor characters that do not significantly change.
the character who strives against the central conflict.
The character or force that cause conflict.
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.