Romeo and Juliet act 2-5

foreshadowing the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
dramatic irony This occurs when the audience or reader knows more than the characters know.
motive reason that explains a character’s thoughts, feelings, actions, or speech.
rhyme correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
meter a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
alliteration repetition of initial consonant sounds
pun a play on words involving the use of words with similar sounds but different meanings (collar, color), words with 2+ meanings (plain), or words with the same sound but different meanings (sun/son)
archaic no longer used, except in a special context; old-fashioned
turning point when events in a story lead up to a high point of action
complication An event or action in a work of literature that serves to intensify and develop the conflict.
infatuation the state of being completely carried away by unreasoning passion or attraction; addictive love.
summarize to tell a story in short form and in your own words
theme The main idea or meaning of a text. Often, this is an insight about human life revealed in a literary work
universal used by, understood by, applicable to or characteristic of everyone

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