In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a character in a play or a piece of fiction but known to the reader, audience, or other characters in the work
A drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow
A humorous work of drama
A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
A speech, passage, or event coming before the main speech or event
Occurs when the audience knows something important that the character in the play/story does not know.
A device in which a character in a drama makes a short speech which is heard by the audience but not by other characters in the play
A group of lines in a poem
A group who says things at the same time
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separate stanza in a poem.
A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable.
A long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.
A four line stanza
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
The repetition of words at the beginning of successive clauses.
A real or fictional episode; a division of an act in a play
Energy-requiring process that moves material across a cell membrane against a concentration difference
A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in or throughout a work.