2017 Week of September #11

STUDY
PLAY
drama
A work of literature designed to be performed in front of an audience
prose
written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.
acts
units of action in a drama
scenes
A subdivision of an act in a play
lines
Individual text spoken by an actor
stage directions
instructions to the actors or director of a play
aside
A short remark or set of lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience
protagonist
The central character in a work of literature
tragedy
a play or film in which characters fail to overcome serious problems
tragic hero
A protagonist with a fatal flaw which eventually leads to his demise