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Shakespeare Terms. Blank Verse. Unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter(5 beats of 10 syllables per line). Atmosphere. The general mood or emotional quality o a literary work. Ex. “The One Who Walk Away From Omelas ” begins with a happy and idealistic atmosphere. Motif.

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blank verse
Blank Verse
  • Unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter(5 beats of 10 syllables per line)
atmosphere
Atmosphere
  • The general mood or emotional quality o a literary work.
  • Ex. “The One Who Walk Away From Omelas” begins with a happy and idealistic atmosphere.
motif
Motif
  • A repeated image, work, or idea in a literary work that relates to its theme.
  • Ex. A motif in Macbeth is bloody hands.
tragedy
Tragedy
  • A literary work in which a main character, or hero, suffers a downfall as a result of a character flaw an error in judgment, or forces beyond human control.
  • Tragic Hero
  • Tragic Flaw
  • E. In the tragedyMacbeth, the tragichero’stragic flaw is hubris.
hubris
Hubris
  • Exaggerated sense of power or pride.
  • Ex. Hitler was a dictator with lots of hubris.
comic relief
ComicRelief
  • Humor meant to give relief from emotional intensity.
  • Ex. In Romeo and Juliet Mercutio provides comic relief when he teases the nurse.
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Foil
  • A minor character whose attitudes and behavior differ from those of a main character.
  • Ex. The young, gentle loving Romeo has a hot-headed foil named Tyblalt.
soliloquy
Soliloquy
  • A long speech spoken by a character alone on stage.
  • Ex. Juliet’s balcony speech “Romeo, o, Romeo” is a soliloquy.
monologue
Monologue
  • A long, uninterrupted speech in the presence of other characters.
  • Ex. Many comedians start each of their shows with a monologue.
aside
Aside
  • A short remark usually directed to the audience and not intended to be heard by other characters.
  • Ex. Sometimes a character uses an aside to give inside information.
paradox
Paradox
  • A statement that appears to be opposites or contradictions but is actually true.
  • Ex. “Fair is foul and foul is fair.”