flash cards

Shakespeare unit

Question Answer
Blank verse Unrhymed iambic meter
Iambic pentameter Poetry containing 10 syllables per linea?? stressed/unstressed
Soliloquy Lines in a play in which a character speaks while alone on stage, revealing thoughts to the audience
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 the story whoa??s own actions caused his or her downfall
Pun And expression utilizing a play on wordsa?? 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

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