5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- status quo
- call back
- a The entirety of a character's part in a play
- b When an actor gets asked back for a second reading for a part in a play.
- c What a character has to overcome to achieve their objective.
- d Written by Aristotle, the earliest known essay analyzing theatre.
- e the stable situations at the beginning of a plot, before the dramatic question is asked.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
- also known as tragedy. The word derives from the ancient Greek religious ceremonies at which a god was sometimes depicted as having attributes of a goat.
- According to Aristotle, a play should have one main action with few or no subplots.
- A person who represents an actor by soliciting employment and negotiating contracts in exchange for 10 percent of the actor's salary.
- The agents for the action
5 True/False questions
Constantin Stanislavsky → also known as tragedy. The word derives from the ancient Greek religious ceremonies at which a god was sometimes depicted as having attributes of a goat.
Farce → The agents for the action
Thought → Aristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".
realism → A style of theatrical production and dramatic writing that imitates selected traits of the language and appearance of everyday life.
diction → an event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play