definitions - blank verse: Any verse comprised of unrhymed...

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blank verse : Any verse comprised of unrhymed lines all in the same meter, usually iambic pentameter. iambic pentameter : The most common meter in English verse . It consists of a line ten syllables long that is accented on every second beat ( see blank verse ). Ĭn sóoth,/Ĭ knów/nŏt whý/Ĭ ám/sŏ sád. Ĭt wéa/riĕs mé;/yŏu sáy/ĭt wéa/riĕs yóu. ... couplet : A pair of lines of meter in poetry. It usually consists of two lines that rhyme and have the same meter. aside : A dramatic device in which a character speaks to the audience . By convention the audience is to realize that the character's speech is unheard by the other characters on stage. pun : The pun, or paronomasia, is a form of word play which exploits numerous meanings of a statement, allowing it to be understood in multiple ways for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect dramatic monologue : A piece of spoken verse that offers great insight into the feelings of the speaker. Not to be confused with a soliloquy in a play (which the character speaking speaks to themselves), dramatic monologues suggest an auditor or auditors. soliloquy : A device often used in drama whereby a character relates his or her thoughts and feelings to him/herself and to the audience without addressing any of the other characters. [1] Soliloquy is distinct from monologue and aside .
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anachronism : An error in chronology, especially a chronological misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other. The item is often an object, but may be a verbal expression, a technology, a philosophical idea, a musical style, a material, a custom, or anything else so closely associated with a particular period in time that it would be incorrect to place it outside its proper domain. metonymy : A figure of speech used in rhetoric in which a thing or concept is not called by its own name, but by the name of something intimately associated with that thing or concept. For instance, "Washington", as the capital of the United States, could be used as a metonym (an instance of metonymy) for its government, "Capitol Hill" could be used as a
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course ECON 103 taught by Professor Mr.sir during the Spring '12 term at Universidad de Granada.

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