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Protagonist
The main character in a drama or other literary work.


Romeo
Antagonist
One who opposes and contends against another; an adversary
Benvolio
dramatic irony
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play


verbal irony
theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
situational irony
an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
climax
The turning point in a plot or dramatic action
point of view
The attitude or outlook of a narrator or character in a piece of literature, a movie, or another art form.
imagery
The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions, or ideas.
foreshadowing
To present an indication or a suggestion of beforehand; presage
similie
a comparison of two things using like or as
Protagonist
The main character in a drama or other literary work.


Romeo
Antagonist
One who opposes and contends against another; an adversary
Benvolio
dramatic irony
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play


verbal irony
theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
situational irony
an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
internal conflict
conflict inside a character
external conflict
conflict outside a character
symbol
anything that represents anything else
alliteration
The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables, as in “on scrolls of silver snowy sentences” (Hart Crane). Modern alliteration is predominantly consonantal; certain literary traditions, such as Old English verse, also alliterate using vowel sounds.
Protagonist
The main character in a drama or other literary work.


Romeo
Antagonist
One who opposes and contends against another; an adversary
Benvolio
dramatic irony
(theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play


verbal irony
theater) irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play
situational irony
an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does