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Glossary of Literary elements for Romeo and Juliet

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dramatic irony
something the audience knows that the people on stage don't.
satire
makes fun of a groups flaws.
concenense
a repitition of middle or final conanents.
assonence
a repitition of vowels
alliteration
a repitition of begining consonants.
oxymoron
comparing two contriditory ideas.
personifacation
giving unhuman objects human like charactaristics.
smilie
comparing two seemingly unlike things using like or as
metephore
comparing two seemingly unlike things without using like or as
allusion
refrencing to a well known person, place, event, or work of art
concelment
someone on stage hides but only the audience knows they're there.
soliloquy
when the character says what he's thinking out loud so the audience can hear but no one on stage can.
aside
when a character turns to the audience and says something without the person on stage knowing.
foreshadowing
a look into the future by what someone says or by the situation.

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