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Aside
short speech or line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
Pun
a play on words involve a single word or phrase that has two different meanings
Oxymoron
a figure of speech that puts together two opposing or contradictory ideas
Monologue
may be addressed to audience or another character.. like a soliloquy, but overheard
Dramatic Irony
irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters on the stage.
Prologue
a preface or intoductory part of a novel or poem
Sonnet
a poem that has 14 lines, 10 syllables with iambic pentameter
Couplet
a pair that rhyme and are the same length (i.e. ababcdcdefefgg)
Foreshadowing
hints or clues that tells what is going to happen
Soliloquy
a person who is talking to himself or herself alone expressing their thoughts
Epilogue
the concluding part, after the conclusion (opposite of the prologue
Blank Verse
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines