Macbeth Vocabulary

Plight (n.) Definition:Dilemma; troubles; predicamentSynonym: predicament, trouble, difficultAntonym: advantage, solutionSentence: Lady Macbeth is a plight character
Aside (n.) Definition: lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audienceSynonym: whisper remark, stage whisper Antonym: Sentence: ” I cried lastnight” , she said aside
Sooth (n.) truthSynonym:Antonym:Sentence:
Pretence (n.) a facade, or act of deceptionSynonym: acting, make-believeAntonym: honestySentence: Children at a young age start to pretence while playing
Dialogue (n.) conversation between two or more characterSynonym: conversation, talking, discussionAntonym: quite, silenceSentence: The character did dialogue while on stage
Drama (n.) a work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audienceSynonym: play, production, scene Antonym: tragedySentence: The drama play was an success
Dramatic irony (n.) when the audience or reader knows something that the characters in the story do not knowSynonym: audience knows what will happen but characters don’tAntonym: characters are awareSentence: A person is trying out for a team sport but the audience already knows they’re on the team.
Verbal irony (n.) Verbal irony is the use of words to mean something different from what a person actually says.Synonym: sarcasm Antonym: truth Sentence: hard as cotton
Situational irony (n.) It involves a discrepancy between what is expected to happen and what actually happensSynonym: opposite from what was intendedAntonym: word followers the meaning Sentence: Fire truck catches on fire
Renown (n.) fame, repute, or popularitySynonym: celebrity Antonym: unknownSentence: Michael Jackson was renown to the world
Monologue (n.) a long speech spoken by a character to himself, another character, or to the audienceSynonym: speech, lecture Antonym: silentSentence: The main character had a monologue to introduced the play
Scene (n.) a division of an act into smaller partsSynonym: display, set Antonym: hiding Sentence: The first scene was a introduction
Soliloquy (n.) thoughts spoken aloud by a character when he/she is alone, or thinks he/she is aloneSynonym: monologue Antonym: silence Sentence: When the characters left the stage one stayed to say their soliloquy
tragedy (n.) a serious work of drama in which the hero suffers catastrophe or serious misfortune, usually because of his own actionsSynonym: play with unhappy ending Antonym: comedy Sentence: Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy because someone dies
rapt (adj.) absorbed, captivated or enthralled with somethingSynonym: delighted Antonym: sorrowfulSentence: The mother was rapt when she seen her birthday gifts
Cowboy setting false hopes and expectations that will ultimately leave empty, looking into a mirror with a month old beard asking why, and wondering if you are somewhat responsible or you are, simply, addicted to the abuse.