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AP English Literature Drama Terms
Aside
Monologue
Soliloquy
Allusion
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
A dramatic speech, revealing inner thoughts and feelings, spo…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Aside
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Monologue
(n.) a speech by one actor; a long talk by one person
37 terms
AP English Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Protagonist
Aside
Division of a drama
Person who stands in opposition to the main character
Chief character in a fiction
Actor address the audience and characters on stage pretend no…
Act
Division of a drama
Antagonist
Person who stands in opposition to the main character
AP English Drama Terms
Chorus
Monologue
Soliloquy
Aside
A group of characters in Greek tragedy (and in later forms of…
A speech by a single character without another character's re…
A speech in a play that is meant to be heard by the audience…
An actor's speech, directed to the audience, that is not supp…
Chorus
A group of characters in Greek tragedy (and in later forms of…
Monologue
A speech by a single character without another character's re…
AP English Drama Terms
Soliloquy
Monologue
Pathos
Catharsis
Speech revealing characters inner thoughts to audience.... (Type…
Speech given by one character
Aspects of a literary work that spark pity in the audience.... (…
Release of emotion by the audience in a tragedy (effect)
Soliloquy
Speech revealing characters inner thoughts to audience.... (Type…
Monologue
Speech given by one character
AP English Drama Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
A character or force against the main character. Prevents the…
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
The purging of the feelings of pity. Brings about a moral or…
The turning point of the action in the plot of a play or stor…
Antagonist
A character or force against the main character. Prevents the…
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
Sound and Drama AP English
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Assonance
Consonance
Repeating the same sound at the beggining of successive words…
A word that, when pronounced, imitates the sound the word names
Repeating vowel sounds in the STRESSED SYLLABLES of successiv…
Repeating consonant sounds in the stressed syllables(or short…
Alliteration
Repeating the same sound at the beggining of successive words…
Onomatopoeia
A word that, when pronounced, imitates the sound the word names
44 terms
AP English Drama Test
Sophocles
Creon, Jocasta, Laius, Oedipus, Teires…
Shakespeare
Claudius, Fortinbras, Gertrude, Ghost,…
Author of "Oedipus"
Characters in "Oedipus" (5 listed)
Author of "Hamlet"
Characters in "Hamlet" (11 listed)
Sophocles
Author of "Oedipus"
Creon, Jocasta, Laius, Oedipus, Teires…
Characters in "Oedipus" (5 listed)
AP English Drama Quiz
Ancillary Characters
Chorus/Choric Figure
Raisonneur or Commentator
Freytag's Pyramid
Highlight or contrast the protagonist, provide insight into t…
provides background, fills in details and expository plot poi…
Expresses ideas/makes commentary about main action/main ideas…
1. Exposition/Intro... 2. Complication/Dev.... 3. Crisis and Climax…
Ancillary Characters
Highlight or contrast the protagonist, provide insight into t…
Chorus/Choric Figure
provides background, fills in details and expository plot poi…
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English IV AP Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
a major division in the action of the play, comprised of one…
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
a short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
the final resolution of the plot
Act
a major division in the action of the play, comprised of one…
Antagonist
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
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AP English Drama Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
A character or force against the main character. Prevents the…
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
The purging of the feelings of pity. Brings about a moral or…
The turning point of the action in the plot of a play or stor…
Antagonist
A character or force against the main character. Prevents the…
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
14 terms
AP English Drama Terms
Aside
Catharsis
Chorus
Comedy of manners
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Cleansing of emotions of the characters; moment the character…
A group of performers who comment on the main action, typical…
A comedy that satirizes behavior in a particular social group…
Aside
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Catharsis
Cleansing of emotions of the characters; moment the character…
Drama Glossary - AP English
antagonist
aside
blank verse
catastrophe
a character or force against which another character struggles
words spoken by an actor direct to the audience which are not…
a line of poetry or prose written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
the action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouem…
antagonist
a character or force against which another character struggles
aside
words spoken by an actor direct to the audience which are not…
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Drama Terms - AP English
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of a play
A character or group of characters which stand in opposition…
A few words or a short passage spoken by one character to the…
The "turning downward" of the plot
Act
A major division of a play
Antagonist
A character or group of characters which stand in opposition…
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AP English Drama Vocab
act
aside
catastrophe
catharsis
a part of a play defined by elements such as rising action, c…
a convention by which actors speak briefly to the audience, s…
the final resolution in a poem or narrative plot, which unrav…
emotional discharge through which one can achieve a state of…
act
a part of a play defined by elements such as rising action, c…
aside
a convention by which actors speak briefly to the audience, s…
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AP English Drama Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from,…
the most intense, exciting, or important point of something;…
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Aside
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
14 terms
AP English/Drama
Anatagonist
Aside
Dynamic character... Flat character... Round…
Static
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
When a character in a play speaks to the audience, and the ot…
•These characters change somehow during the story.... •These cha…
minor characters in a work of fiction who do not undergo subs…
Anatagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
Aside
When a character in a play speaks to the audience, and the ot…
29 terms
AP English Drama Vocab
Act
Antagonist
Catastrophe
Catharsis
division of a play
person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone
an event causing great damage or suffering, a tragedy
the releasing of strong or repressed emotions
Act
division of a play
Antagonist
person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone
25 terms
AP English Drama
Playwrights
Plays
Drama
Script
Writers who write plays
Written to be performed by actors on a stage before an audience
In Greek, means to do or to perform. Literature that is alive.
The text of many plays
Playwrights
Writers who write plays
Plays
Written to be performed by actors on a stage before an audience
22 terms
English PreAp Drama
Act
Aside
Apostrophe
Bawdy
Basic divisions of a drama. Drama may consist of one or more…
A character briefly expresses to the audience private thought…
A form of personification in which the absent/dead are spoken…
Dealing with sex in a way that is meant to be funny
Act
Basic divisions of a drama. Drama may consist of one or more…
Aside
A character briefly expresses to the audience private thought…
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1. AP Lit Drama English
acto
comedia
escenario
monólogo
Thats parts in which a play is divided. In the Siglo de Oro i…
A comedy, stage play, Usually consist of a happy ending.
Stage, setting or set where a play takes place.
A part of a drama in which a single actor speaks alone; solil…
acto
Thats parts in which a play is divided. In the Siglo de Oro i…
comedia
A comedy, stage play, Usually consist of a happy ending.
AP English Drama Test
Oedipus
Hamlet
Tartuffe
A Dolls House
Sophocles
Shakespeare
Moliere
Ibsen
Oedipus
Sophocles
Hamlet
Shakespeare
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Ap English Drama Test
Lorraine Hansberry
Arthur Miller
Henrik Ibsen
Moliere
Raisin in the Sun
Death of a Salesman
A Dolls House
Tartuffe
Lorraine Hansberry
Raisin in the Sun
Arthur Miller
Death of a Salesman
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Literary Terms AP English (Drama)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
a short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
The final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy,…
Act
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
Antagonist
a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or som…
43 terms
12 AP English Lit: Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
A short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
The final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy,…
Act
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
Antagonist
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
45 terms
AP English Drama Test
Sophocles
Shakespeare
Moliere
Henrik Ibsen
Author of "Oedipus"
Author of "Hamlet"
Author of "Tartuffe"
Author of "A Doll's House"
Sophocles
Author of "Oedipus"
Shakespeare
Author of "Hamlet"
AP English Lit - Drama terms
Act
*Antagonist
Aside
*Catastrophe
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
a short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
the final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy…
Act
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
*Antagonist
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
22 terms
AP English List 2: Drama
antecedent action
aside
cliche
comedy
Events that preceded the starting point of the piece of liter…
A convention in drama by which an actor directly addresses th…
an expression used so often that it loses its freshness and c…
in contrast with tragedy, this literary mode involves a less…
antecedent action
Events that preceded the starting point of the piece of liter…
aside
A convention in drama by which an actor directly addresses th…
34 terms
English IV AP Terms (Drama)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
a major division of drama, usually a five-act structure
the opponent of the protagonist
when an actor addresses the audience without being heard by t…
the conclusion of a play in the falling action usually connec…
Act
a major division of drama, usually a five-act structure
Antagonist
the opponent of the protagonist
12 terms
AP English Drama Terms
Foil
Foreshadowing
Juxtaposition
Irony
A character that sets of another character by strong contrast…
The use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later (…
A term often used in literary criticism, meaning placing toge…
A contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality--be…
Foil
A character that sets of another character by strong contrast…
Foreshadowing
The use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later (…
16 terms
AP English Drama terms
Soliloquy
Aside
realistic drama
nonrealistic drama
a speech in which a character, alone on the stage, addresses…
a brief speech in which a character turns from the person bei…
drama that attempts to preserve the illusion of actual, every…
drama that emphasizes the supernatural or fantasy elements in…
Soliloquy
a speech in which a character, alone on the stage, addresses…
Aside
a brief speech in which a character turns from the person bei…
Literary Terms-Drama: AP English
act
antagonist
aside
catastrophe
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
a short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
the final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy,…
act
a major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
antagonist
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
17 terms
AP English Literature - Drama Terms
Tragedy
Melodrama
Farce
Catharsis
A form of literature in which the hero is destroyed by some c…
A literary form in which events are exaggerated in order to c…
A comedy that contains an extravagant and nonsensical disrega…
A cleansing of the spirit brought about by the pity and terro…
Tragedy
A form of literature in which the hero is destroyed by some c…
Melodrama
A literary form in which events are exaggerated in order to c…
AP English Literature drama terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
A short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
The final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy…
Act
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
Antagonist
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
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AP English Literary Drama Terms
Anatagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Comedy
Person who stands in opposition to the main character... Example…
Actor address the audience and character on stage pretend not…
Conclusion of a play especially a tragedy. ... Example: Romeo a…
Lighter form of drama, intended to amuse, ends happily.... Examp…
Anatagonist
Person who stands in opposition to the main character... Example…
Aside
Actor address the audience and character on stage pretend not…
34 terms
English 4 AP Terms - Drama
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. The major parts of Greek plays wer…
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
A dramatic convention by which an actor directly addresses th…
The conclusion of a play, particularly of a tragedy; the last…
Act
A major division of drama. The major parts of Greek plays wer…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
35 terms
AP english - literary terms: drama
act
antagonist
antihero
aside
a major division in the action of a play; The ends of acts ar…
the character, force, or collection of forces in fiction or d…
a protagonist who has the opposite of most of the traditional…
speech directed to audience that supposedly is not audible to…
act
a major division in the action of a play; The ends of acts ar…
antagonist
the character, force, or collection of forces in fiction or d…
34 terms
English IV AP Terms (Drama)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
a major division of drama, usually a five-act structure
the opponent of the protagonist
when an actor addresses the audience without being heard by t…
the conclusion of a play in the falling action usually connec…
Act
a major division of drama, usually a five-act structure
Antagonist
the opponent of the protagonist
31 terms
English IV AP Terms: Drama
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. The five act structure corresponde…
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, e…
A dramatic convention by which an actor directly addresses th…
The conclusion of a play, particularly a tragedy; the last of…
Act
A major division of drama. The five act structure corresponde…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, e…
English IV AP terms (Drama)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. The major parts of the Greek plays…
The character opposite to the protagonist. A rival, opponent,…
A dramatic convention by which an actor directly addresses th…
The conclusion of a play, particularly of a tragedy; the last…
Act
A major division of drama. The major parts of the Greek plays…
Antagonist
The character opposite to the protagonist. A rival, opponent,…
17 terms
AP English 4 drama terms
act
aside
blank verse
chorus
the major divisions within a play often marking shifts in tim…
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
unrhymed iambic pentameter a line of five metric feet
a group of characters in a Greek tragedy who comment on the a…
act
the major divisions within a play often marking shifts in tim…
aside
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
43 terms
English IV AP Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
a major division in the action of the play, comprised of one…
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
a short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
the final resolution of the plot
Act
a major division in the action of the play, comprised of one…
Antagonist
the most prominent of the characters who oppose the protagoni…
English 12 AP Drama Terms
Act/scene
Anagnorisis
Antagonist
Aside
A part of a play defined by elements such as rising action, c…
is a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a…
the adversary of the hero or protagonist of a drama or other…
happens when a character's dialogue is spoken but not heard b…
Act/scene
A part of a play defined by elements such as rising action, c…
Anagnorisis
is a moment in a play or other work when a character makes a…
Drama Terms AP English IV
strophe
Pathos
Paear
In Medias Res
First section of an ancient Greek choral or of one division o…
a quality that evolves pity or sadness
A song of praise of triumph
Into the middle of the narrative: without preamable.
strophe
First section of an ancient Greek choral or of one division o…
Pathos
a quality that evolves pity or sadness
Pre AP English Drama Words
Tragic Hero
Antagonist
Foil
Soliloquy
Is the protagonist, or central character—... The one with whom a…
Is the force working against the protagonist.
Is a character whose personality & attitude contrast sharply…
Is a speech given by a character alone on stage.
Tragic Hero
Is the protagonist, or central character—... The one with whom a…
Antagonist
Is the force working against the protagonist.
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AP English- Drama Literary Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
a person who is opposed to the protagonist , struggles agains…
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tension…
That point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity, sus…
Antagonist
a person who is opposed to the protagonist , struggles agains…
Aside
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
20 terms
AP English Drama Literary Terms
Antagonist
Tragic Flaw
Tragedy
Soliloquy
person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or somet…
a trait in a character leading to his downfall and the charac…
an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress,…
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or re…
Antagonist
person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or somet…
Tragic Flaw
a trait in a character leading to his downfall and the charac…
Drama Terms English Pre-AP
Aside
Apostrophe
Allusion
Couplet
A short speech or comment directed to the audience or another…
A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker detaches hims…
An indirect reference to a famous person, place, event, or li…
A rhymed pair of lines
Aside
A short speech or comment directed to the audience or another…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker detaches hims…
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AP English-Drama Literary Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
The "opposition" of the main character
When a character's dialogue is directed at the audience, not…
Releasing and providing relief from strong emotions
the most intense/exciting/important point in the play
Antagonist
The "opposition" of the main character
Aside
When a character's dialogue is directed at the audience, not…
Literary Terms AP English: Drama
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
person who the protagonist(s) struggles against; works agains…
spoken by a character to an audience with the other character…
An emotional outburst that renews morals or spirituality; a w…
point in literature where the crisis reaches its highest inte…
Antagonist
person who the protagonist(s) struggles against; works agains…
Aside
spoken by a character to an audience with the other character…
AP ENGLISH VOCAB-DRAMA TERMS
Aside
Catharsis
Chorus
Comedy of manners
...
...
(in ancient Greek tragedy) a group of performers who comment…
comedy that satirizes behavior in a particular social group,…
Aside
...
Catharsis
...
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