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Can you name the Shakespearean Writing Techniques?

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Descriptions of Techniques
A speech directed to the audience that supposedly is not heard by the other characters on stage at that time
A play on words
An error or defect in the tragic hero that leads to his downfall, such as greed, pride, or ambition. This may be the result of bad character, bad judgment, an inherited weakness
A humorous scene or incident that relieves tension in an otherwise serious work
When a character is alone onstage and utters his or her thoughts aloud
A story that presents courageous individuals who confront powerful forces within or outside themselves with a dignity that reveals the breadth and depth of the human spirit
The verbal exchanges between characters
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
A pattern in poetry which consists of five iambic feet per line. It consists of one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
The general action of characters that shows man's universal flaws

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