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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
13 terms
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
38 terms
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…
20 terms
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…
16 terms
Drama Terms for AP English
Proscenium stage
Thrust stage
Theater-in-the-round
Protagonist
The action of the play occurs behind an arch which separates…
A portion of the stage extends out into the audience.
The stage is surrounded by the audience who are then sometime…
The character or characters whose fortunes we are most intere…
Proscenium stage
The action of the play occurs behind an arch which separates…
Thrust stage
A portion of the stage extends out into the audience.
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)
25 terms
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…
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…
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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
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 (…
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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…
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…
20 terms
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…
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…
20 terms
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…
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
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
39 terms
Ap English- Drama Vocabulary
Anecdot
Antagonist
Anti Thesis
Apostrophe
A brief story told by a character
Any force that opposes the protagonist
Sharply consisting ideas in balanced parallel words
An address to something that is lifeless
Anecdot
A brief story told by a character
Antagonist
Any force that opposes the protagonist
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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.
43 terms
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…
47 terms
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
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"
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
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…
43 terms
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…
14 terms
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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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…
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,…
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…
20 terms
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…
31 terms
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.
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…
20 terms
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…
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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…
20 terms
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…
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
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…
20 terms
Literary Terms: Drama (AP English)
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
a character or a group of characters which stand in oppositio…
a short speech from a character that is spoken directly to th…
an emotional discharge through which one can achieve a state…
Greek term meaning "ladder", is that particular point in a na…
Antagonist
a character or a group of characters which stand in oppositio…
Aside
a short speech from a character that is spoken directly to th…
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…
53 terms
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
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…
27 terms
AP ENGLISH UNIT II DRAMA
Deus Ex Machina
Cothurni
prologue
Parados
The term has evolved to mean a plot device whereby a seemingl…
elevated shoes worn by actors
opening speech or dialogue of a play... ex: nurse and tutor at t…
first long monologue of Chorus; the grand entrance
Deus Ex Machina
The term has evolved to mean a plot device whereby a seemingl…
Cothurni
elevated shoes worn by actors
44 terms
AP English Kuryllo Drama Terms
Act/Scene
Anagnorisis
Antagonist
Aside
Vital in sequencing or separating the narration into manageab…
Moment in a play or other work when the character makes a cri…
Adversary, opponent, enemy, foe of protagonist
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
Act/Scene
Vital in sequencing or separating the narration into manageab…
Anagnorisis
Moment in a play or other work when the character makes a cri…
81 terms
Drama Vocabulary English II Pre-AP/GT
Allegory
Alliteration
Antagonist
Aside
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
A character or force against which another character struggle…
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
33 terms
AP English 12 Elements of Drama
Antagonist
Aside
Atmosphere
Catharsis
the character or force that opposes or blocks the protagonist
private words that a character in a play speaks to the audien…
the mood or feeling in a play
Greek term referring to the audience's release or purging of…
Antagonist
the character or force that opposes or blocks the protagonist
Aside
private words that a character in a play speaks to the audien…
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