5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- status quo
- domestic comedy
- emotional recall
- a What a character has to overcome to achieve their objective.
- b Written by Aristotle, the earliest known essay analyzing theatre.
- c Topics focus on family issues.
- 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.
- e the stable situations at the beginning of a plot, before the dramatic question is asked.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A style of theatrical production and dramatic writing that imitates selected traits of the language and appearance of everyday life.
- The character's main goal
- - A serious play that makes you feel exhilarated because the hero's experience teaches you some profound truth about your life and affirms that your worst expectations about life are true.
- When an actor gets asked back for a second reading for a part in a play.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
plot → Aristotle said that the plot was the "life and soul of the drama".
diction → an event that changes the status quo in the plot of the play
Character → The agents for the action
cinematic → the description of a plot of a play where the action develops in chronological order without flashbacks
turning point → The point in the plot when the major dramatic question is asked.