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CFE DRAMATIC CONVENTIONS

Dramatic Convention Terms for use in S1-S3, in folios at National 4 & National 5, and for the final written exam i National 5.
STUDY
PLAY
SLOW MOTION
MOVEMENT PERFORMED AT SLOWED DOWN SPEED
TABLEAU
A STAGE PICTURE HELD WITHOUT MOVEMENT
SOLILOQUY
A SINGLE LENGTHY SPEECH, MADE WHEN NO OTHER CHARACTERS ARE ON STAGE
FREEZE FRAME
THE ACTION IS FROZEN IN TIME
FROZEN PICTURE
A STAGE PICTURE HELD WITHOUT MOVEMENT
MONOLOGUE
A CHARACTER SPEAKS THEIR THOUGHTS ALOUD
FLASHBACK
ACTING OUT AN EVENT FROM THE PAST
FLASHFORWARD
ACTING OUT AN EVENT IN THE FUTURE
NARRATION
PART(S) OF THE DRAMA ARE TOLD AS A STORY BY A NARRATOR
VOICE OVER
RECORDED SPEECH PLAYED DURING A DRAMA
ASIDE
A REMARK MADE TO THE AUDIENCE ONLY
MIME
STYLISED FORM OF MOVEMENT WHICH CREATES AN ILLUSION OF REALITY
MOVEMENT
USE OF BODY AS A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION
CONVENTIONS
ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF PRESENTING PARTS OF A DRAMA