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blank verse unrhymed iambic pentameter
iambic pentameter poetry containing 10 syllables per line stressed/unstressed, stressed unstressed
tragedy a drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness
tragic hero the main character or hero in a story whose own actions cause his or her downfall
pun an expression utilizing play words– often meant to be humorous
metaphor a comparison between two unlike things for the purpose of description
simile a comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as for the purpose of description
personificatio the attribution of human qualities to non-human things
dramatic irony the audience or reader knows more about a character's situation than the characters does and knows that the character's
situational irony a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended
verbal irony when a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of the literal
anachronism the misplacing of a person, object situation outside of its correct historical time; in Julius Caesar, the clock
alluison a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person, place or thing.

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