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12 terms

Ms. Palmer Vocab Quarter 2

Have fun... these definations are from dictionary.com and some have been slightly modified by myself.
STUDY
PLAY
conformity
an action in accord with common social standars, attitudes, practices, ect.
repression
the state of being put under controll
enlighten
to pass on knowledge to another; to become aware
banal
barren of freshness or orginality
symbolism
representation of a concept through symbols or underlying meanings of objects or qualities
persuasive
intented to win support for
convey
to communicate...or conduct as a medium
juxtaposition
the act of placing objects or things close together or side by side in order to compare and contrast
Dionysus
the Greek god of wine, fertility, and drama. He is also the giver of ectasy (the emotion, not the drug!).
chorus
the group of actors that indicate how the audience should be feeling
dramatic irony
irony that is built in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play.
hubris
excessive pride or self-confidence