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Closing speech from an actor directly to the audience.
Epilogue
Long speech where a character is onstage alone expressing his thoughts.
Soliloquy
Sampson and Gregory have a(n) ? in the opening scene.
Aside
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
Blank Verse
All of Shakespeares plays were...
Dramas
A group of actors who comment on and interpret the unfolding events onstage.
Chorus
In general, a story that ends happily.
Comedy
A play on words (by multiple meanings or two homophones).
Pun
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
Couplet
Audience knows something the character doesn't.
Dramatic Irony
A story that is written to be acted out for an audience.
Drama
Romeo says: "What light through yonder window breaks?" is an example of...
Blank Verse
Juliet's exit line from the balcony is an example of this.
Couplet
A written or oral composition given by a single actor.
Monologue
Introduction spoken by either the chorus or by a principle character.
Prologue
Romeo and Juliet is an opposite of this term.
Comedy
Mercutio said "Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find a grave man"
Pun
A story that ridicules something in order to reveal a weakness
Satire
Dialogue to the audience or other character that the rest of the cast doesn't hear.
Aside
Romeo delivers this in Act V, Scene 3.
Soliloquy
Play that depicts serious events and has a downfall of the protagonist.
Tragedy
Romeo and Juliet are an example of this term.
Tragedy
People who gather to see and hear a performance.
Audience