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5 Matching Questions

  1. diction
  2. audition
  3. Linear
  4. agent
  5. emotional recall
  1. a The choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words
  2. b A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
  3. c the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
  4. d When an actor remembers how he or she felt in a similar situation in real life and substitutes that feeling for the character's emotional state during the performance of a role.
  5. e a tryout for a part in a play

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the part in the play when a change happens that inevitably leads to the answering of the dramatic question. Also known as the crisis.
  2. When an actor gets asked back for a second reading for a part in a play.
  3. Written by Aristotle, the earliest known essay analyzing theatre.
  4. The plot is good versus evil. Star Wars is an example of melodrama
  5. Where the arrangement of the plot presents flashbacks and subjective scenes other than chronological order.

5 True/False Questions

  1. status quothe stable situations at the beginning of a plot, before the dramatic question is asked.


  2. Obstaclethe visual aspects of a production


  3. major dramatic question- the question posed early on in the play and keeps the audience interested until it is answered at the plot's resolution.


  4. spectaclethe visual aspects of a production


  5. goat songThe choice, sequence, and arrangement of the playwright's words


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