Wright-Romeo & Juliet Vocabulary/Literary Terms - Term...

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Term: adversary Definition: opponent; enemy Term: ambiguity Definition: statement or event in which meaning is unclear Term: banishment Definition: exile Term: boisterous Definition: stormy; violent; rowdy Term: dexterity Definition: skill; cleverness
Term: idolatry Definition: extreme devotion to a person or thing Term: lament Definition: to grieve for Term: nuptial Definition: wedding Term: peruse Definition: look over Term: reconcile Definition: to become friendly again
Term: shroud Definition: a burial cloth Term: allusion Definition: a reference in one work of literature to a person, place, or event in another work of literature or in history, art, or music Term: analogy Definition: an extended comparison showing the similarities between two things Term: antagonist Definition: the character or force that works against the protagonist; introduces the conflict Term: aside Definition: words spoken by a character in a play, usually in an undertone and not intended
Term: blank verse Definition: unrhymed iambic pentameter Term: characterization Definition: the personality a character displays;

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