Romeo and Juliet Terms

Soliloquy a speech in which a character, alone on stage, speaks directly to the audience.
Monologue a lengthy speech addressed to other characters, rather than the audience.
Aside brief remake to the audience, uttered while other characters are nearby but unable to hear.
Tragedy a drama in which the central character meets with disaster or great misfortune. The central character’s downfall is usually the result of fate, a serious character flaw, or a combination of the two. Through flawed, the tragic hero or heroine is usually of noble stature and basically good. The downfall therefore, always seems worse than what the character deserves. YET a great tragedy is not depressing. It uplifts the audience by showing the greatness of spirit of which people are capable.
Irony exists when there is a contrast between what is expected and what actually occurs.
Situational Irony occurs when a character or the reader expects one thing to happen but something else happens.
Dramatic Irony occurs when the reader or viewer knows something that a character does not know.
Juxtaposition two contrasting things side by side/placed close together
Pun words sound alike but means very different things
Exeunt many people exiting stage
Bawdy dirty jokes
Diatomy divsion into parts that make a whole

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