Western Sierra merchant of Venice alpha

D in ducats Diction
U in ducats Unity
C in ducats Coherence
T in ducats Tone
S in ducats Syntax
Assonance Repitition of a word or vowel
Repetition Example of something already said or written
Alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Imagery visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Rhyme correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry.
Dramatic irony the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Antithesis person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else.
Onamatopiea the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle ).
Personification attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Couplet two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
Pun The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.
Alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Simile Compares two objects as our like
Hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Titular holding or constituting a purely formal position or title without any real authority.
Chorus a large organized group of singers, especially one that performs together with an orchestra or opera company.
Patriarch man who is the oldest or most venerable of a group.
Aristocracy the highest class in certain societies, especially those holding hereditary titles or offices.
Chastity No sex before marriage
Dowry property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage.
Tension the state of being stretched tight.
Predujice preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
Usury the illegal action or practice of lending money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
Affluence .having a great deal of money; wealthy.
Innumerable Too many to be counted
Martyr a person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs.
Shylock may be best described as all of the following except Weak vain and consistently self deluded
Evidence of Jessica’s generosity is her giving a ducats to launcelot
This young person is characterized by high spirits sense of humor and and speeches full of an indefinite deal of nothing Gratiano
Initially Antonio seems Sad or melancholy
The chief figures in the main plot Bassanio and Portia
When we first met Bassanio he wants to go to Belmont to court Portia because he is… Attracted by Portia’s beauty and her wealth
Thee story of love and courtship is first connected with the story of hate and revenge by… Attracted to Portia’s beauty and wealth
Lancelot leaves the service of Shylock for that of who Bassanio
All of the following are love stories within the play except Shylock and Lea
Act 4 of a shakepearean play is where one can always find Climax
Readers are shown the several conflicts in act 1 of mov they included all of the following except Hobos desire for his son to become a lord
Portia is able to save Antonio by accusing Shylock of atempted murder Homicde
As it turns out they key to breaking the bond is the word Flesh
A vivacious and quick witted foil to Portia is Nerissa
The plays titular character is Tubal
A pair of lively talkative gossips who serve as a sort of chorus because they are keenly interested in the fortunes and affairs of Antonio and Bassanio Salaries, and Salerno
This play is called a comedy because it Because it’s a lot of ridiculousness