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What is a monologue in drama

In literary terms, a monologue is a long speech spoken by a character in the presence of others, as opposed to a soliloquy, which is a long speech delivered when the speaker is alone. In acting terms, a monologue is any speech an actor uses as an audition piece to audition for a play. It can be a soliloquy if you like.

What is rhythm

it is a beat that re-peats (pattern)

What is the definition of blank verse

poetry that is written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines of ten syllables

What is an iambic tetrameter poem

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iambic_tetrameter .... An Iamb is a metrical foot which goes [unstressed stressed]. A tetrameter has four of these. The best known English poem in Iambic Tetrameter is Butler's Hudibras: 'Tis strange how some mens' tempers suit/ (Like bawd and brandy) with dispute,/ That for their own opinions stand last/ Only to have them claw'd and canvast;/ That keep their consciences in cases,/ As fiddlers do their crowds and bases,/ Ne'er to be us'd, but when they're bent/ To play a fit for argument;/ It is a good metre for satire.

What is terza rima

a form of poetry that has three-line stanzas with the rhyme scheme aba, bcb

What is a caesura

A caesura (derived from the Latin caes?ra, meaning "to cut") is a pause or interruption in poetry or music.

The opposite of a caesura, where a line of poetry continues in flow from one line to the next, is called an enjambment.

What is a spondee

a metrical foot that features the use of two stressed syllables

What is a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a literary work

rhythm

What is a pyrrhic

a metrical foot that features two unstressed syllables

It also refers to a victory gained at considerable cost. It takes its name from Pyrrhus, King of Epirus who defeated the Roman armies is 280 BC. The cost of the victory was so great that he was unable to proceed to take Rome

Which of these terms is defined as a metrical foot that features two unstressed syllables and one stressed syllable

anapest
anapest

What term is defined as the identification of the meter by scanning the feet and the stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry

scansion

Which of these terms is defined as a poem that consists of fourteen lines of iambic pentameter

sonnet

Which of these terms is defined as a pair of rhymed lines usually of the same length that form a stanza

couplet

What is prosody of speech

Prosody is defined as the name of the speech elements of stress, rhythm and intonation. Prosody training needs a strong hearing and determined intent to listen to how words and utterances are made. All the elements of prosody are used in the spoken forms of language.

Which of these terms is defined as the structure of a verse as identified by the process of scansion

versification

What is the sudden realization or insight in which a character recognizes a truth or previously unknown information

an epiphany

Which of these terms describes a short story that teaches a moral and usually involves animal characters

A fable.

Which of these terms is defined as a humorous story that is exaggerated in an extreme manner

tall tale

What term is defined as the continued use of a word phrase stanza form or effect in any form of literature

Refrain

Which of these is defined as expressions that describe one thing in terms of another such as in the use of personification similes or metaphors

figure of speech

Which of these is defined as the narrator of a story the one telling the story for the author to reveal firsthand information

Its Persona:)

Which is defined as prose that describes real objects settings events and the actual experiences of individuals

Nonfiction is defined as prose that describes real objects, settings, events, and the actual experiences of individuals.
Nonfiction is defined as prose that describes real objects, settings, events, and the actual experiences of individuals.

Which of these is defined as a from of nonfiction in which the author writes about another person's life

genre

What termWhich of these terms is defined as a metrical foot that features the use of one stressed syllable and one unstressed syllable

trochee

What terms defines a metrical foot pattern in poetry that features one stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables

dactyl

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