Stichomythic



[stik-uh-mith-ee-uh] /ˌstɪk əˈmɪθ i ə/
noun
1.
dramatic dialogue, as in a Greek play, characterized by brief exchanges between two characters, each of whom usually speaks in one line of verse during a scene of intense emotion or strong argumentation.
stichomythia
/ˌstɪkəʊˈmɪθɪə/
noun
1.
a form of dialogue originating in Greek drama in which single lines are uttered by alternate speakers

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