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what does mercutio mean?
changing temperament (mercurial)
what does "romeo" mean?
figure of speech in which contradictory terms appear side by side
romeo and benovolio's conversaition is full of _______
group of people that speaks as one. like an actor who helps the audience understand what will happen.
montague and capulet
reference to something outside of work that reader should know. Shakespeare used historic and current events as well as greek and roman mythology and bible.
root iamb. Invented by Greeks. 1 unstressed syllable followed by 1 stressed syllable. Natural hear beat. 5 units=1 line of iambic pentameter. not rhyming= blank verse.
solioquys and asides reveal...
private thoughts and feelings
a remark to the audience or another character that other characters arent supposed to hear
A speech that a character gives alone, on stage
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