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Soliloquy-A speech from a member of the cast  speaking to the audience directly and revealing their thoughts and feelings.

Antithesis- When two or more opposing ideas or phrases are put toghether to intensify a description

Oxymoron- Similar to antithesis but is just two words and is usually not a phrase- e.g ill health

Shakespeare wrote in four different genres- tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Othello. Comedies:A Midsummer Nights Dream, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice.Histories:Richard III, Henry V,Julius Caesar. Romances: The Tempest, The Winter's Tale.

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Parts of a play/playscript

Soliloquy-A speech from a member of the cast  speaking to the audience directly and revealing their thoughts and feelings.

Antithesis- When two or more opposing ideas or phrases are put toghether to intensify a description

Oxymoron- Similar to antithesis but is just two words and is usually not a phrase- e.g ill health

Shakespeare wrote in four different genres- tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Othello. Comedies:A Midsummer Nights Dream, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice.Histories:Richard III, Henry V,Julius Caesar. Romances: The Tempest, The Winter's Tale.

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