-type of written poetry having unrhymed verse, Shakespeare uses blank
“I cannot by the progress of the stars/ Give guess how near to day.-Lucius, I say!”
- A pattern in poetry, which consists of five iambic feet per line
and every other syllable, is stressed that include 10 syllables.
“When it is lighted, come and call me here.” (
3. Couplet- A stanza consisting of two lines that rhyme.
“-‘Tis three o’clock, and, Romans, yet ere night/ We shall try fortune in a second fight.”
-In a drama, an Aside is a speech directed to the audience that no other characters
in the scene can hear.
“That ever “like” is not the same, O Caesar,/ The heart of Brutus earns to think upon.”
- is a piece of spoken verse that offers the audience an insight of
the speaker’s thoughts.
“Is this a dagger which I see before me,/ The handle toward my hand? Come, let me
clutch thee. “(
- is when a character in a play speaks to the audience out loud and offers his
insight of future actions or feelings.
“They are the faction. O conspiracy,/ Shamest thouh to show thy dangerous brow by
night/ when evils are most free.” (
- A pun is a play on words
“A trade, sir, that I hope I may use with a safe conscience,/ which is indeed, sir, a mender
of bad soles.” (
-An anachronism is a chronological mistake. It’s when something is out
of place in time.
“The clock has stricken three.” (
- Is the use of a single characteristic or name of an object to identify an
“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” (