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Honors English 10 Unit Two Vocabulary
deceive by trickery or misleading
give or grant, endow, confer
scold or correct someone
reduce the amount of guilt or blame
wrong, evil, dirty, or smelly
poetry with 10 syllables per line with 5 stressed syllables; the kind of poetry Shakespeare used
a servant (literally); a scoundrel or unprincipled man (figuratively)
a man whose wife is unfaithful to him
an apparently contradictory statement that is actually true on some level
the normal writing format organized by paragraphs; the genre that includes the novel, the short story, journalism, etc.
(of speech or writing) marked by beauty and sophistocation
a speech given by a character who is alone on stage to show his/her thoughts to the audience
very brief, using few words
enthusiastic, full of excitement and joy
a figure of speech in which a part of something represents the whole
disgust or strong dislike
another word for poetry
a small or unimportant thing
private words from a dramatic character to himself or to another character, but not meant to be heard by all the other characters on stage
good character; good morals
the effect that results from the audience knowing more than a character does: causing laughter some times but fear for the character at other times
a complicated idea or abstract thought; can also refer to an elaborate metaphor