Belonging to, spoken by, or resembling a chorus in drama or recitation: he is a choric commentator speaking with the wisdom of age
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- Where Brecht uses song or projected words upon a screen, Shakespeare is more likely to use choric characters who may utter highly wrought poetic speeches of some length only to disappear for the rest of the play.
- In the same way, the sight of his father defeated by unemployment provides Death of a Salesman with its Greek, choric universality.
- He praises her perfection in hyperbolic, mythological terms in the long speech which precedes the choric conclusion to the play.
mid 19th century: via late Latin from Greek khorikos, from khoros 'chorus'.
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