English definitions - Definitions 1. Blank Verse-type of...

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Definitions 1. Blank Verse -type of written poetry having unrhymed verse, Shakespeare uses blank verse extensively. “I cannot by the progress of the stars/ Give guess how near to day.-Lucius, I say!” ( Julius Caesar , 2.1.2-3) 2. Iambic Pentameter - 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.” ( Julius Caesar , 2.1.8) 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.” ( Julius Caesar , 5.3.110-111) 4 . Aside -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.” ( Julius Caesar , 2.2.129-130) 5. Dramatic Monologue - 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. “( Macbeth .2.3.33-34) 6. Soliloquy - 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.” ( Julius Caesar , 2.1.77-79)? 7. Pun - 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.” ( Julius Caesar ,1.1.13-14) 8. Anachronism -An anachronism is a chronological mistake. It’s when something is out of place in time. “The clock has stricken three.” ( Julius Caesar , 2.1.195) 9. Metonymy - Is the use of a single characteristic or name of an object to identify an entire object. “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” (
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