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Flashcards in Romeo And Juliet Poetry Deck (14):
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Subtext

Layer of meaning under the words

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Pun

Humorous use of a word o or phrase to suggest multiple meanings at the same time

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Malapropism

Misuse of a word

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Aside

Words spoken by a character in an undertone and not intended for other characters to hear

5

Soliloquy

A speech in which a character is alone and expresses thoughts out loud

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Foreshadowing

The use of hints or clues to suggest action

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Verbal irony

A co trust between what is said and what is meant

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Dramatic irony

A contest between what the audience percieves and what a character does not know

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Situational irony

A difference between what is expected and what really happens

10

Imagery

Descriptive language

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Oxymoron

Rhetorical figure in which contradictory terms

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Epithet

Descriptive adjective to characterize something

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Foil

A character that sets off another character

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Monologue

A long uninterrupted speech presented in fronts of other characters