13 terms

3/8- Drama, Poetry, and Prose

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Plot
What happens in the story
Setting
When and where a story takes place
Characters
The people and animals that are part of the story
Stage directions
This information tells the actor what to do
Dialogue
the lines of text that the characters speak in the play
Theme
The life lesson or message the author is trying to convey.
Rhyme
Having the same ending sounds
Mood
The feeling the author is trying to convey
Line
one line or sentence of a poem
Repetition
words or phrases that are repeated
Meter
The number of syllables in a line and how they are accented creates the poem's beat or rhythm.
Stanza
A paragraph or group of lines in a poem
Point of View
Who is telling the story:
1st Person: The character is in the story (I, me, we)
3rd Person: An all knowing character ( he, she, they)