16 terms

Drama

STUDY
PLAY

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prop
item used by actors on stage
act
the main sections of a drama
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.
narrator
a person who gives an account or tells the story of events, experiences, etc.
dialogue
the conversation between characters in a drama
monologue
on actor talking to himself
musical
a play with dialogue that is sung
script
the written text of a play
playwright
someone who writes plays
theme
central idea or meaning of a story
drama
story that has been dramatized to be performed live on stage
dramatic adaptation
the rewriting of a literary selection as a drama
cast of characters
A list of all the characters in a play
soliloquy
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
monologue
a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
scene
smaller sections within an act