iambic pentameter a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable
trochaic tetrameter Trochaic tetrameter is a meter in poetry. It refers to a line of four trochaic feet. The word “tetrameter” simply means that the poem has four trochees. A trochee is a long syllable, or stressed syllable, followed by a short, or unstressed, one.
Prose written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.
Soliloquy A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
Foreshadowing A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
Alliteration Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Personification A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Paradox A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
Simile A comparison using “like” or “as”
Irony A contrast between expectation and reality
dramatic irony when a reader is aware of something that a character isn’t
verbal irony A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
Plot Elements exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
Character Types flat, round, static, dynamic
Elements of a Shakespearean Tragedy A story of one or two people, leads up and includes their dealth, troubed life of the hero, hero is a prominent person, exeptional siffering and misfortune, the suffering goes beyond just the heros, this scen is one of tragic emotion.
Things to know Lower class speak in pros, wotches teramenter. Meacbeth and other character speak in pentameter

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