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Romeo and Juliet: Terms
A form of meter that consists of 5 unstressed syllables each followed by a stressed syllable
A lengthy speech by a character that expresses his/her thoughts and/or feelings.
A brief remark by a character that expresses his/her thoughts and/or feelings.
A lengthy speech by a character addressed to other characters
References to well-known people, places, or events.
A difference in what the people knows and what the character thinks.
A literary tool used to give a hint to future events.
Unrhymed poetry in iambic pantameter.
A 14-line poem written as ABABCDCDEFEFGG.
Irony in which words portray the opposite that is meant.
Irony of Situation
An event that is unexpected by the characters or the audience.
A literary tool that portrays differences between appearence and reality.
A poems rythmical pattern.
A drama in which the central character faces great danger and predicament.
A feeling of curiosity or uncertainty about the outcome of events in a literary work.
The flaw of a character that leads him/her to tragedy.
The reason behind a characters thoughts or actions.
A pair of rhyming lines, such as the last two lines of a sonnet.
A story written to be performed by actors.
The writer's attitude toward his or her audience and subject.