Othello unit test

Verbal irony irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to convey a meaning that is opposite of the literal meaning.
Situational irony irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so outcome is contrary to what was expected.
dramatic irony irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by audience but not grasped by the characters in the play
hamartia tragic flaw
hubris excessive pride
catharsis the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, especially through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music
hyperbole obvious and intentional exaggeration
foreshadowing to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure
Allusion a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication
English sonnet form usually explores a main idea- stating a problem, raising a question, and/or presenting a narrative situation. the final couplet presents a startling or seemingly contrasting concluding statement. In the form of 3 quatrains then ends with a couplet.
Italian sonnet form The octave raises a question, states a problem, or presents a brief narrative. the sextet answers the question, solves the problem, or comments on the narrative.
Othello the main character, a Moor who serves as a military general for Venice. He is the husband of Desdemona
Iago the villain of the play. Married the Emilia. He wants to destroy Othello and everyone close to him without a definite reason.
Desdemona The daughter of Brabantio. Wife of Othello. The only “innocent” character
Emilia hand maiden of Desdemona. Wife of Iago. Deeply faithful to Desdemona. Always trying to please Iago.
Roderigo A rejected suitor of Desdemona. The financial supplier of Iago.
sonnet 73 English sonnet. in the first quatrain author compares a winter day to the harshness and emptiness of old age. The second quatrain uses a metaphor to compare old age to twilight. not the chill but the gradual fade of light of youth. Death’s second self is the darkness taking away the light of youth.