Flashcards in Romeo and Juliet Deck (18):
A decisive moment that is of max intensity or is a major turning point in the plot
A humorous speech or scene intended to lighten the mood
Serves to heighten the seriousness of the main action by contrast
An extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem. A ________ invites the reader into a more sophisticated understanding of comparison.
A device which can be defined as having two successive rhyming lines in a verse.
A situation understood by the audience but the characters are unaware.
Words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
A character whose personality and attitude contrast sharply with those of another character.
A writer gives an advanced hint of what is to come later in the story.
To use figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a away that it appeals to our physical senses.
The use of words to mean something different than what they appear to mean.
Comparison not using like or as
A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory words are placed in conjunction
Ex: Cruel kindness
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristic to something nonhuman
A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
Comparison using like or as
A speech given by a character alone on stage
A dram that ends in catastrophe- usually death- for the main characters