20 terms

Drama

STUDY
PLAY

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Drama
a drama is a play
playwright
the person who writes plays
script
the written text of a stage play
parts
the different characters/roles in a play
props( properities)
something other than scenery or costumes that is used in a play
set
an artificial setting for a scene of a play
costumes
clothing that actors wear
special effects
audio or visual effect used in the paly
theme
the central message addressed in a play, the lesson learned.
acts
the major divisions of a play. There are scenes in each act
scene
a division of an act in a play during which the action takes place in a single place without a break in time
stage directions
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
dialogue
words that a character says aloud
comedy
a play that make the audience laugh
plot
the events that make up the play
play
a drama that is meant to be performed on a stage.
cast
A list of names of all the characters in the play and how they are related to each other.
conflict
The problem in the play that gets the play going.
Infer
To form an opinion from evidence and reasoning rather than clearly stated statements
Genre
The category a story falls into - such as: mystery, science fiction, fables, fairy tales, poetry, plays, myths, legends, historical fiction, non-fiction, folk tales, biography, realistic fiction, fantasy, etc.

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