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pun
noun

a “play on words” in which a word can have more than one meaning
aside
(a-SIDE) noun

when a character whispers to another character on stage
soliloquy
(so-LIL-o-qwee) noun

when a Shakespearean character gives a long speech alone on stage to show his or her feelings and thoughts
monologue
(MON-a-log) noun

one person speaking on stage; there may be other characters on stage at this time
prose
(prOHs) noun

ordinary writing that is not poetry, drama, or song

Only the characters in the lower classes in Shakespeare’s plays spoke in prose.