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Shakespeare Play Terms
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A division within a play, much like a novel's chapter
Speech by one character to himself, another, or audience
Cast of characters
List of characters presented before action begins
Humorous work of drama
Conversation between two or more characters
Work of literature performed before an audience
Audience knows what the characters do not know
Line of poetry with 5 iambs of two syllables each
Lines that are spoken by a character directly at the audience
Division of an act into smaller parts
Spoken aloud by a character when he/she is alone
Italicized comments that identify setting, background, etc.
Serious work of drama
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