15 terms

Drama vocabulary (literature)

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Act
When two or more scenes are grouped together
Narrator
A person who sets the scene and comments on action
Plot
Events in a story
Props
Objects the actors use during the play
Dialogue
Conversation between two characters
Exposition
When characters, setting, and background is introduced
Scenes
When action is divided to change the setting
Script
A copy of a written play
Rising action
When the main conflict is developed
falling action
When conflict is resolved and loose ends are tied up
Playwright
Author of a play
Climax
The moment of highest tension
Scenery
Items and background to help create setting
Stage directions
Instructions for directors, actors, and crew
Drama
A form of literature