Literary Terms 3A -Drama - Term Definition acts large units...

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Term: acts Definition: large units used to divide drama Term: allusion Definition: a reference to a well known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art Term: anachronism Definition: anything that is or seems to be out of its proper time in history Term: antagonist Definition: a character or force in the conflict with the main character Term: antithesis Definition: the exact opposite
Term: apostrophe Definition: turning away from an audience to address an absent or imaginary Term: aside Definition: a short speech delivered by an actor in a play Term: atmosphere Definition: the feeling created in the reader by a literary work Term: blank verse Definition: a poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines Term: character sketch Definition: a short work which describes the characteristics of a person
Term: characterization Definition: the act of creating and developing a character Term: chorus Definition: a group of men in a play who comment of the action Term: cliché Definition:

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