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S1 English The Language of Drama
Actor
Costumes
Script
Theatre
n. someone acting in a play or show
The outfits the actors wear during a play. They give clues ab…
A document with the actor's lines on it
The building in which a play takes place.
Actor
n. someone acting in a play or show
Costumes
The outfits the actors wear during a play. They give clues ab…
30 terms
Modern drama English 1
Modern Drama
Characters
Plot
Dialogue
A play for theater, radio, or television.... An exciting, emotio…
Individuals who participate in the action of a literary work.
The Sequence of events in the story. Focuses on a central con…
Conversation between characters in a literary work. Dialogue…
Modern Drama
A play for theater, radio, or television.... An exciting, emotio…
Characters
Individuals who participate in the action of a literary work.
17 terms
GCM English 1 Drama Terms
A form of literature designed to be pe…
A play in which the main character suf…
A character defect that causes the dow…
A humorous play that is supposed to ma…
Drama
Tragedy
Tragic Flaw
Farce
A form of literature designed to be pe…
Drama
A play in which the main character suf…
Tragedy
11 terms
English 1 Drama Vocab
Monologue
Soliloquy
Dramatic Irony
Paradox
a dramatic convention in which a speech is given by a single…
a dramatic convention in which a speech is given by a charact…
a dramatic device in which a character says or does something…
a seemingly contradictory statement that on closer scrutiny r…
Monologue
a dramatic convention in which a speech is given by a single…
Soliloquy
a dramatic convention in which a speech is given by a charact…
10 terms
English 1 Drama
Act
Scene
stage directions
cast
one of the main divisions of a play or opera
A subdivision of an act in a play
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicati…
the actors in a play, film, or television show
Act
one of the main divisions of a play or opera
Scene
A subdivision of an act in a play
15 terms
English 1 Tragic Drama Terms
Act
Scene
Stage directions
Cast
Major division in a play, usually divided into scenes.
Smaller divisions within acts of a play.
In a play, these specify such things as the setting, scenery,…
In a play, this is the list of characters (and sometimes a br…
Act
Major division in a play, usually divided into scenes.
Scene
Smaller divisions within acts of a play.
19 terms
English 1 Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Blocking
Complication
A major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes.
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
Movement patterns of actors on the stage. usually planned by…
An intensification of the conflict in a play
Act
A major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes.
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
10 terms
English 1: Drama Vocabulary
Aside
Conflict
Pun
Comedy
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word o…
professional entertainment consisting of jokes and satirical…
Aside
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Conflict
a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.
18 terms
Modern drama English 1
Obligation
Discipline
Disapprovingly
Diction
A debt of money or gratitude
Orderly conduct or behavior
In a manner that shows a negative feeling, opinion, or judgment
A writer's choice of words. Diction is an important element i…
Obligation
A debt of money or gratitude
Discipline
Orderly conduct or behavior
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English 1 drama terms
aside
apostrophe
blank verse
chorus
short speech directed to the audience or another character, t…
(figure of speech) a speaker directly addresses an absent per…
unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter. Ex. But soft! W…
in Elizabethan plays, this role is taken by a single actor wh…
aside
short speech directed to the audience or another character, t…
apostrophe
(figure of speech) a speaker directly addresses an absent per…
10 terms
English 1 Final Drama
Prose
Blank verse
Free verse
Soliloquy
Anything that is not poetry
Poetry that does not have rhyme but has rhythm
...
A speech given by a character who is alone on stage the chara…
Prose
Anything that is not poetry
Blank verse
Poetry that does not have rhyme but has rhythm
42 terms
Drama quiz English 1
Soliloquy
Tragedy
Gestures
Aside
To speak alone. Informs of thoughts/feelings of the speaker a…
Drama in which the protagonist "tragic flaw "contributes to h…
Facial expressions or body language that convey feelings and…
Brief comment made by an actor intended for the audience only…
Soliloquy
To speak alone. Informs of thoughts/feelings of the speaker a…
Tragedy
Drama in which the protagonist "tragic flaw "contributes to h…
20 terms
English - 1.Greek Drama
Buffoon
Catharsis
Chorus
Exposition
Clown or prankster
Cleansing or purification of emotions, usually by empathizing…
Group of twelve or more members who sang and danced as a part…
Part of a plot in which the situation and some of the charact…
Buffoon
Clown or prankster
Catharsis
Cleansing or purification of emotions, usually by empathizing…
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English 1: Elements of Drama
drama
characters
conflict
plot
a play, a story written to be performed by actors on a stage…
personalities who take part in the action of the story
a struggle or problem that propels the plot
sequence of events
drama
a play, a story written to be performed by actors on a stage…
characters
personalities who take part in the action of the story
27 terms
English Drama 1-15
When did American theater begin to dev…
What were most theatrical companies an…
What were American theaters?
List some things that made the America…
mid 18th century (1750)
English imports
crude structures
raised stage, one curtain, and rough benches
When did American theater begin to dev…
mid 18th century (1750)
What were most theatrical companies an…
English imports
26 terms
English 1 Drama Terms
Drama
Adlib
Archaic
Blank Verse
Drama is literature in which plots and characters are develop…
to perform in public without previously rehearsing what it is…
a word or phrase that is not really used today but is used to…
Blank verse is unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter.…
Drama
Drama is literature in which plots and characters are develop…
Adlib
to perform in public without previously rehearsing what it is…
19 terms
english 1 drama words
act
aside
blank verse
blocking
a major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes.
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
a poem with no rhyme but does have iambic pentameter.
movement patterns of actors on the stage. usually planned by…
act
a major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes.
aside
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
19 terms
Drama shaksphere English 1
Acts
Scenes
Playwright
Stage directions
Basic units of drama, many inside one drama
Basic unit of drama, each act obtains a number of these
Author of a play
Tell how works are to be preformed
Acts
Basic units of drama, many inside one drama
Scenes
Basic unit of drama, each act obtains a number of these
17 terms
English 1 Drama Terms
Antagonist
Aside
Character
Climax
A character or force against which another character struggles
Words spoken directly to the audience,which are not "heard" b…
An imaginary person that inhabits a literary work
The turning point of the action in the plot or story
Antagonist
A character or force against which another character struggles
Aside
Words spoken directly to the audience,which are not "heard" b…
13 terms
+English1 Drama Terms
Chorus
Masks
Prologue
Parodos
Passage of time and identification of characters... Interact wit…
Depicted characters ... Chorus masks identical... Allowed for playi…
Spoken by one or two characters before the chorus appears. Th…
Entrance of the chorus
Chorus
Passage of time and identification of characters... Interact wit…
Masks
Depicted characters ... Chorus masks identical... Allowed for playi…
21 terms
English 1 drama terms
Aside
Apostrophe
Blank verse
Chorus
Short speech directed to audience
Speaker directly addresses an absent person
Unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
Taken by single actor, serves as a narrator
Aside
Short speech directed to audience
Apostrophe
Speaker directly addresses an absent person
19 terms
english 1 drama terms
act
aside
blocking
complication
a major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience but not hea…
movement patterns of actors on the stage.usually planned by t…
an intensification of the conflict in a play
act
a major division in a play that can be subdivided into scenes
aside
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience but not hea…
12 terms
English 1 Honors Drama
Homeric Simile
Epithet
Ode
Allegory
an extended simile often running to several lines, used typic…
adj. or descriptive phrase that is regularly used to characte…
a lyric poem in which person expresses a strong feeling of lo…
a narrative in which characters and setting stand for abstrac…
Homeric Simile
an extended simile often running to several lines, used typic…
Epithet
adj. or descriptive phrase that is regularly used to characte…
20 terms
English 1 Drama terms
Act
Aside
Blank Verse
Blocking
A major division in a play.
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
Blank verse is a literary device defined as un-rhyming verse…
Movement patterns of actors on the stage. Usually planned by…
Act
A major division in a play.
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, but not "h…
17 terms
English 1: Drama Terms
Act
Scene
Stage Directions
Dialogue
Group of smaller scenes
Establishes a different setting in time or place.
Explain how characters move/speak
Words actors speak
Act
Group of smaller scenes
Scene
Establishes a different setting in time or place.
19 terms
English 1, Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Blank Verse
Blocking
A major division in a play
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience. But not he…
A literary device defined as un-rhyimg verse written in iambi…
Movement patterns of actors on the stage.
Act
A major division in a play
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience. But not he…
41 terms
Introduction to Drama English 1
curtain call
foil
convention
performance
the return of the performer to the stage in response to the a…
a character who sets off another character by contrast
unrealistic devices or procedures that the audience agrees to…
What is the purpose of a play?
curtain call
the return of the performer to the stage in response to the a…
foil
a character who sets off another character by contrast
8 terms
Greek Drama English 1
1. a man of high birth... 2. has great p…
making a hasty decision or being naive
a religious celebration of the god Dio…
1. involves an epic question-universal…
6 qualities of a tragic hero
2 possible downfalls of a tragic hero
Greek drama started as what?
6 qualities of epic poetry
1. a man of high birth... 2. has great p…
6 qualities of a tragic hero
making a hasty decision or being naive
2 possible downfalls of a tragic hero
8 terms
Greek Drama English 1
1. a man of high birth... 2. has great p…
making a hasty decision or being naive
a religious celebration of the god Dio…
1. involves an epic question-universal…
6 qualities of a tragic hero
2 possible downfalls of a tragic hero
Greek drama started as what?
6 qualities of epic poetry
1. a man of high birth... 2. has great p…
6 qualities of a tragic hero
making a hasty decision or being naive
2 possible downfalls of a tragic hero
24 terms
English 1 Drama Unit
What is the difference between dramas…
What is connotation?
Define character development.
What is figurative language? Give exam…
-drama has lines, acts, & scenes... -meant to be performed... -empl…
deeper or implied meaning of a word beyond it's denotation
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a…
using words in a way other than the literal menaing to emphas…
What is the difference between dramas…
-drama has lines, acts, & scenes... -meant to be performed... -empl…
What is connotation?
deeper or implied meaning of a word beyond it's denotation
24 terms
English - Drama Vocab 1
decree, n.
carrion, adj.
sate, v.
auspicious, adj.
authoritative order
rotten, vile
to satisfy fully
prosperous, fortunate
decree, n.
authoritative order
carrion, adj.
rotten, vile
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English 1 Drama Vocab. 1
Aside
Dénouement
Dialougue
Dramatist
(N) thoughts of a character delivered directly to the audienc…
(N) final scene of a play when the plot is unraveled and the…
(N) conversation actors have on stage with each other
(N) writer of drama
Aside
(N) thoughts of a character delivered directly to the audienc…
Dénouement
(N) final scene of a play when the plot is unraveled and the…
23 terms
English 1: quiz 1 drama
drama
cast
script
stage directions
a fictional story written to be performed on stage in front o…
characters that will appear in the play
written form of the play
explains how character should move & speak on stage
drama
a fictional story written to be performed on stage in front o…
cast
characters that will appear in the play
20 terms
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.
10 terms
Drama List 1 English II
lease
temperate
eternal
whet
a contract by which one party conveys land, property, service…
of, relating to, or denoting a climate characterized by mild…
lasting or existing forever; without end or beginning
sharpen the blade of (a tool or weapon); stimulate appetite o…
lease
a contract by which one party conveys land, property, service…
temperate
of, relating to, or denoting a climate characterized by mild…
12 terms
English 1 Quiz (Shakespearean Drama)
tragedy
tragic hero
antagonist
foil
a drama that ends in catastrophe (usually death)
the protagonist (central character) who usually fails or dies…
the force working against the protagonist; can be nonhuman su…
a character whose personality and attitude contrast sharply w…
tragedy
a drama that ends in catastrophe (usually death)
tragic hero
the protagonist (central character) who usually fails or dies…
21 terms
English 1-Greek Drama Terms
Agon
Agonist
Antagonist
Protagonist
contest, conflict
one engaged in a struggle
adversary, opponent
principle character that furthers the agon
Agon
contest, conflict
Agonist
one engaged in a struggle
42 terms
English 2405: Drama Midterm #1
genre
spectacle
protagonist
exposition
"type" or "kind" ... ex: tragedy, comedy, epic, lyric, drama
"to see" - lighting, costumes, makeup, props, movement of cha…
AGON: wrestling pit... struggle or wrestles with a problem
the background information that the audience needs in order t…
genre
"type" or "kind" ... ex: tragedy, comedy, epic, lyric, drama
spectacle
"to see" - lighting, costumes, makeup, props, movement of cha…
34 terms
English Terms 1-31 (Drama)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. (The major parts of the Greek play…
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 the Greek play…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
27 terms
WIHS -English 1- Drama Vocabulary Terms
drama
character
prop
scenery
a story written to be performed by actors
a person or an animal that takes part in the action of a lite…
any movable item or physical object used in a drama
painted backdrop or other structure used to create the settin…
drama
a story written to be performed by actors
character
a person or an animal that takes part in the action of a lite…
8 terms
English - elements of drama 1-8
act
aside
cast of characters
comedy
a division within a play, much like chapters of a novel
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience
a list of characters presented before the action begins
a humorous work of drama
act
a division within a play, much like chapters of a novel
aside
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience
17 terms
English 1 Drama Unit Notes
drama
plot
exposition
conflict
any story told on a stage
exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action,…
exposes setting and character
struggle between characters and their enviroment
drama
any story told on a stage
plot
exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action,…
22 terms
English 1 Honors Drama Terms
Antagonist
Foil
Soliloquy
Aside
Principle character or force in opposition to a protagonist o…
Character who provides a striking contrast to another charact…
A speech in which a character speaks his or her thoughts out…
A short speech directed to the audience, or another character…
Antagonist
Principle character or force in opposition to a protagonist o…
Foil
Character who provides a striking contrast to another charact…
22 terms
Drama Vocabulary English 1 Honors
Drama
Characters
plot
climax
a story written to be performed by actors on a stage or in a…
personalities who take part in the action of the story.
the sequence of events.
the highest point of interest in the plot which occurs during…
Drama
a story written to be performed by actors on a stage or in a…
Characters
personalities who take part in the action of the story.
25 terms
English 1 Drama & Story Terms
Alliteration
Foil
Dramatic irony
Aside
A number of words typically three or more, that have the same…
A character that shows qualities that are in contrast with th…
Audience knows more than the characters.
A short comment or speech a character delivers to himself and…
Alliteration
A number of words typically three or more, that have the same…
Foil
A character that shows qualities that are in contrast with th…
5 terms
English 102 Drama Vocab #1
Tragic Irony
Hubris
Cathrasis
Dialogue
When someone trying to do good must pay for what they did
Being so Narcissistic that you put yourself up with the gods
meaning to cleanse mentally
words spoken by characters often in the form of conversation
Tragic Irony
When someone trying to do good must pay for what they did
Hubris
Being so Narcissistic that you put yourself up with the gods
36 terms
English Drama Terms 1-17
Act
Aside
Alliteration
Assonance
Major division in a play made up by scenes
Short statement made by a character that only the audience sh…
Repetition of the same consonant sounds in words close together
Repetition of the same vowel sounds in words close together
Act
Major division in a play made up by scenes
Aside
Short statement made by a character that only the audience sh…
30 terms
English vocab 1-30 Drama
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. the 5 act structure to corresponde…
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
A dramatic convention by which an actor directly addresses th…
Conclusion of a play, particularly of tragedy: the last four…
Act
A major division of drama. the 5 act structure to corresponde…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
9 terms
Drama Terms Honors English 1
Aside
Comedy
Monologue
Drama
a character in a play makes a short speech, which is heard by…
a type of drama that is humorous and typically has a happy en…
a long speech given by a character in a play who is having a…
a play or story that is written to be acted out in front of a…
Aside
a character in a play makes a short speech, which is heard by…
Comedy
a type of drama that is humorous and typically has a happy en…
24 terms
English 1 Drama Lit. Terms
Act
Allusion
Aside
Blank verse
A major unit of action in a play similar to a chapter in a book
And indirect reference to another literary work or to a famou…
A dramatic device in which a character speaks his or his or h…
Unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
Act
A major unit of action in a play similar to a chapter in a book
Allusion
And indirect reference to another literary work or to a famou…
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