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Drama English 4 Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. The major parts of Greed 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 Greed plays wer…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
Drama Terms English 4
Soliloquy
Monologue
Pathos
Catharsis
A speech in a play which is used to reveal the chracters inne…
A speech given by one character
Aspects of literary work to elicit pity from the audience
The release of emotion that the audience has of a tragedy
Soliloquy
A speech in a play which is used to reveal the chracters inne…
Monologue
A speech given by one character
14 terms
English 4 DRAMA
Drama
exposition
rising action
falling action
an exciting, emotional,or unexpected series of events through…
a descriptive explanation of an idea or theory
leads to climax
Parts of a story after the climax is resolved
Drama
an exciting, emotional,or unexpected series of events through…
exposition
a descriptive explanation of an idea or theory
34 terms
English 4 Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama.
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.
Act
A major division of drama.
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist. A rival, o…
12 terms
English 4 drama words
soliloquy
aside
verse drama
meter
a long, usually serious speech that a character's thoughts
to or toward the side
any drama written as verse to be spoken; another possible gen…
a way of arranging the sounds or beats in poetry : a particul…
soliloquy
a long, usually serious speech that a character's thoughts
aside
to or toward the side
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…
English II Drama List 4
Peevish
Misconstrue
Tarry
Fawn
Obstinate; stubborn; or disrespectful
To misunderstand the meaning of
To delay or be tardy in acting; starting
To seek notice or favor by servile demeanor
Peevish
Obstinate; stubborn; or disrespectful
Misconstrue
To misunderstand the meaning of
English Drama Terms 4/7
Climax
Comedy
Comic relief
Complication
The highest point of interest in the plot of a play or a stor…
Type of drama in which the characters experience reversals of…
The use of a comic scene or phrase to interrupt a succession…
An intensification of the conflict in a story or play. This c…
Climax
The highest point of interest in the plot of a play or a stor…
Comedy
Type of drama in which the characters experience reversals of…
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…
53 terms
English 3-4: Drama Terms
Antagonist
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Character
Character or force against which another character struggles.…
The action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the falling…
The purging of the feelings of pity and fear that occur in th…
An imaginary person that inhabits a literary work. They may b…
Antagonist
Character or force against which another character struggles.…
Catastrophe
The action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the falling…
1-4-17 English( drama ) vocab
cast
narrator
setting
stage directions
a list of characters who are people or animals that speak and…
is generally an inactive role in a play. Their comments often…
information about the time and place of a play's action.
are written explanations of the time and place of the play as…
cast
a list of characters who are people or animals that speak and…
narrator
is generally an inactive role in a play. Their comments often…
Repetition, eek, and drama terms (AP English 4)
anadiplosis
anaphora
antistrophe
aside
a type of repetition in which the last words of a sentence ar…
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of the succe…
a brief speech in which a character turns from the person bei…
anadiplosis
a type of repetition in which the last words of a sentence ar…
anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
26 terms
English 3-4: Terms Used in Greek Drama
actors
chorus
orchestra
skene
max. of 3; all were professional; masks allowed each actor to…
group of 12-15 male singers and dancers in ancient Greek dram…
"dancing place"; circular dancing area for the chorus in the…
building connected to stage; "tent, booth" in ancient greek;…
actors
max. of 3; all were professional; masks allowed each actor to…
chorus
group of 12-15 male singers and dancers in ancient Greek dram…
English Drama
drama was made by
a play is meant to be
what 2 types of plays are there
comedy
ancient greeks
performed
comedy, tragedy
happy ending
drama was made by
ancient greeks
a play is meant to be
performed
English Drama
Christopher Marlowe
William Shakespeare
Ben Jonson
Oscar Wilde
(1564 - 1593) Poor contemporary of Shakespeare, wrote poems a…
(1564 - 1616) Poet (sonnets in blank verse) and Dramas.
(1572 - 1637) 2nd to Shakespeare; wrote poetry and dramas (mo…
(1854 - 1900) Anglo-Irish; Author of The Importance of Being…
Christopher Marlowe
(1564 - 1593) Poor contemporary of Shakespeare, wrote poems a…
William Shakespeare
(1564 - 1616) Poet (sonnets in blank verse) and Dramas.
17 terms
English Drama
Medieval Era
Miracle Plays
Mystery Plays
Morality Plays
Miracle, Mystery, and Morality plays
dealt with the saints lives
reenact Biblical narratives
allegorical plays
Medieval Era
Miracle, Mystery, and Morality plays
Miracle Plays
dealt with the saints lives
15 terms
English 3201 Drama Terms
ASIDE
ACT
CHORUS
COMEDY
A brief private speech delivered onstage by an actor with oth…
A major subdivision within a play
Appear in Greek drama and is a group of actors who commented…
A type of play that often involves mishaps and ends happily.…
ASIDE
A brief private speech delivered onstage by an actor with oth…
ACT
A major subdivision within a play
17 terms
English Drama
Act
Actor
Aside
Cast
made of smaller parts called scenes; major part of drama
the person who acts out the part of the character
a few lines spoken to the audience and supposedly not heard b…
the characters in a drama, and the actors who play those char…
Act
made of smaller parts called scenes; major part of drama
Actor
the person who acts out the part of the character
34 terms
English 4 AP/D Drama Terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama. The five extra shirt corresponded…
The character directly opposed to the protagonist
A dramatic convention by which an actor directly address the…
The conclusion of the play, particularly of a tragedy; the la…
Act
A major division of drama. The five extra shirt corresponded…
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist
20 terms
English 4 Drama: Oedipus Rex Vocab
Oracle
Conspirators
Onslaught
denounce
a message from the gods
a person who is involved in a secret plan to do something har…
a fierce or destructive attack
to say your wrong
Oracle
a message from the gods
Conspirators
a person who is involved in a secret plan to do something har…
English: Drama
Noble Stature
Tragic Flaw
Free Choice
The Punishment Exceeds the Crime
Since tragedy involves the "fall" of a tragic hero, one must…
The tragic hero must "fall" due to some flaw in his own perso…
While there is often a discussion of the role of fate in the…
The audience must not be left feeling that the tragic hero go…
Noble Stature
Since tragedy involves the "fall" of a tragic hero, one must…
Tragic Flaw
The tragic hero must "fall" due to some flaw in his own perso…
english-drama
Greek Theater
skene
Chorus
orchestra
No scene shifting... Open air Amphitheater seating about 14,000…
fixed stage house... -greek theatre
represented the voice of the community
round area at the foot of the amphitheater (think the orchest…
Greek Theater
No scene shifting... Open air Amphitheater seating about 14,000…
skene
fixed stage house... -greek theatre
English Drama
Death of Shakespeare
Birth of Shakespeare
Parents names
Wife's name
April 23 1616
April 23, 1564
John Shakespeare, Mary Ardon
Anne Hathaway
Death of Shakespeare
April 23 1616
Birth of Shakespeare
April 23, 1564
26 terms
English drama
The bear characters
Bye bye brevoort characters
The leader characters
The bear
Popova, Smirnoff, luka
Three wreckers, Dupree, Evans, fortes use, whichaway, chrome
Gf, bf, leader, announcer, male and female admirers.
Setting: popova living room
The bear characters
Popova, Smirnoff, luka
Bye bye brevoort characters
Three wreckers, Dupree, Evans, fortes use, whichaway, chrome
English Drama
Setting
Sound effects
Props
Costume
Setting is the time and place where the story happens
Sound effects are the special sounds in a performance
Props are all the objects used on the set of a film or play
Costumes are a very important way of telling the audience abo…
Setting
Setting is the time and place where the story happens
Sound effects
Sound effects are the special sounds in a performance
26 terms
Drama - English
The elements of Drama
Drama
Aristotle
The modern Theater
...
Is a story brought to life in front of an audience through pe…
384-322 B.C... 1. Plot- this is what happens in the play... 2. Th…
1. plot... 2. theme... 3. characters ... 4. dialogue ... 5. convention-…
The elements of Drama
...
Drama
Is a story brought to life in front of an audience through pe…
34 terms
English 4 AP Terms (Drama) (1-30)
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division of drama (usually 5)
The character directly opposed to the protagonist
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 (usually 5)
Antagonist
The character directly opposed to the protagonist
26 terms
English - Drama
Characters
Conflict
Theme
Acts
People who take part in the action
Problem between two characters or forces
A message or insight about life
The units of the action usually divided into parts
Characters
People who take part in the action
Conflict
Problem between two characters or forces
22 terms
English DRAMA
Playwright
Script
Acts
Characterization
The author of a play
The written form of a play
Units of the action in drama (divided in scenes)
Playwrights technique of creating believable characters throu…
Playwright
The author of a play
Script
The written form of a play
19 terms
Drama 4
Creative drama
Formal drama
Improvisional
Replaying
An improvisional process centered form of theatre in which pa…
Theatre that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
Nonscripted and spontaneous
Acting out again
Creative drama
An improvisional process centered form of theatre in which pa…
Formal drama
Theatre that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
English Drama
Comic Hero
Tragic Hero
Archetypes
Sage
An ordinary person who is willing to compromise
A person who suffers as a result of his or her own actions
A plot, theme, or character element found in the myths of man…
Wise character who acts as a teacher or mentor to the hero
Comic Hero
An ordinary person who is willing to compromise
Tragic Hero
A person who suffers as a result of his or her own actions
19 terms
Drama 4
Creative drama
Formal drama
Improvisational
Replaying
An improvisational process centered form of theatre in which…
Theater that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
Non scripted and spontaneous
Acting out again
Creative drama
An improvisational process centered form of theatre in which…
Formal drama
Theater that focuses on a performance in front of an audience…
20 terms
Drama 4
Apron
Back wall
Balcony
Call
the acting area of the stage that extends beyond the prosceni…
a wall separating the stage from the backstage area
upper floor in an auditorium that projects out over the main…
to notify cast and crew of cues, rehearsal times, and the ris…
Apron
the acting area of the stage that extends beyond the prosceni…
Back wall
a wall separating the stage from the backstage area
12 terms
English Drama
Tragedy
Tragic flaw
Soliloquy
Aside
Drama which has a serious story in which the leading figure (…
The passion or limitation which causes the characters downfall
Speech given by a character seemingly alone on stage to let t…
Remark spoken by one character to another that other characte…
Tragedy
Drama which has a serious story in which the leading figure (…
Tragic flaw
The passion or limitation which causes the characters downfall
english drama
Script/Text, Scenario, Plan
Process
Product
Playwright
the text by which theatre is created. It can be simplistic, a…
the coordination of the creative efforts usually headed up in…
end result of the process of work involved. The final product…
initial creator of the script, scenario, or plan, as outlined…
Script/Text, Scenario, Plan
the text by which theatre is created. It can be simplistic, a…
Process
the coordination of the creative efforts usually headed up in…
English drama
Drama
Musical Theatre
Choreography
Staging
Text written in verse or prose meant to convey a story or act…
Form of drama combining music, songs, spoken dialogue, and da…
Plan made by a choreographer (dance creator) of movements and…
Playwright's comments that provide information about the dial…
Drama
Text written in verse or prose meant to convey a story or act…
Musical Theatre
Form of drama combining music, songs, spoken dialogue, and da…
17 terms
English Drama
Dramatic speech
Conflict
Stage directions
Bet
Mongolouge- long speech by one single actor. (Private thought)
Internal or external
Describes scenery and how characters speak. Gives background…
Construction on the stage that shows time / place. Could be c…
Dramatic speech
Mongolouge- long speech by one single actor. (Private thought)
Conflict
Internal or external
22 terms
English drama
aside
Archetype
Catharsis
Dramatic irony
■a short comment or speech that a character delivers directly…
A CHARACTER, A THEME, A SYMBOL OR EVEN A SETTING WHICH HAVE A…
■an emotional discharge through which one can achieve a state…
SITUATIONS WHERE AUDIENCE KNOWS MORE ABOUT THE SITUATIONS, TH…
aside
■a short comment or speech that a character delivers directly…
Archetype
A CHARACTER, A THEME, A SYMBOL OR EVEN A SETTING WHICH HAVE A…
6 terms
English drama
drama
dialogue
action
stage directions
literature meant to be performed before an audience
how the writer reveals the story and characterization
audience can infer thoughts and feelings of a character from…
tell the actors how to behave on stage as well as how to deli…
drama
literature meant to be performed before an audience
dialogue
how the writer reveals the story and characterization
12 terms
English - Drama
Playwright
Stage directions
Cast
Chorus
a person who writes a play
An instruction in the text of a play indicating the movement,…
all of the actors in a play
the main action of a play with song, dance and recitation
Playwright
a person who writes a play
Stage directions
An instruction in the text of a play indicating the movement,…
12 terms
english drama
dramatic conventions
set
stage directions
dramatic irony
Devices that theater audiences accept as realistic even thoug…
Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place…
The specific instructions a playwright includes concerning se…
Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is unders…
dramatic conventions
Devices that theater audiences accept as realistic even thoug…
set
Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place…
48 terms
ENGLISH DRAMA
DRAMA
3 MAJOR ARES OF ELEMENTS IN DRAMA
ARISTOTLE'S 6 ELEMENTS OF DRAMA
PLOT
specific mode of fiction represented in performance
LITERARY... TECHNICAL... PERFORMANCE`
PLOT... THEME... CHARACTER... DIALOGUE... MUSIC/RHYTHM... SPECTACLE
refers to the action: the basic storyline of the play
DRAMA
specific mode of fiction represented in performance
3 MAJOR ARES OF ELEMENTS IN DRAMA
LITERARY... TECHNICAL... PERFORMANCE`
English Drama
• Exposition
• Rising action
o Conflict
Man Vs Man
introduce characters
story starts
an argument mostly between the main characters
external conflict with another character
• Exposition
introduce characters
• Rising action
story starts
16 terms
English drama
drama
drama
being held back
actors
story that comes to life on stage through actor's speech and…
stage action springing from internal power of character's wil…
a character wants something but is ....
stage directions gives insights to ....
drama
story that comes to life on stage through actor's speech and…
drama
stage action springing from internal power of character's wil…
8 terms
English Drama Vocab
juxtaposition
Soliloquy
Pathetic Fallacy
Monologue
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on…
when human emotions or characteristics are like objects or na…
A long speech made by one performer
juxtaposition
Placement of two things closely together to emphasize compari…
Soliloquy
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on…
English drama
The crucibles ... By:_______________
Learning goal... Student will learn the _…
What is drama?... A story in a ________,…
Three necessary elements... •a story ... • t…
Arthur miller
Element, purpose, and conflict
Dramatic form, conflict, and actors
Action, and impersonate
The crucibles ... By:_______________
Arthur miller
Learning goal... Student will learn the _…
Element, purpose, and conflict
drama- English
characters
relationships
suspense
conflict
essential part of dram, bring themes to life and entertain us
just like real life, relationship between people, friends, pa…
tension is essential , keeps us interested
two or more people clash or argue over something. makes it ex…
characters
essential part of dram, bring themes to life and entertain us
relationships
just like real life, relationship between people, friends, pa…
32 terms
English: Drama
Drama (general definition)
Drama (specific definition)
Music
Scenery
acted visually in front of an audience
serious play with well developed characters
creates mood
gives audience a sense of setting
Drama (general definition)
acted visually in front of an audience
Drama (specific definition)
serious play with well developed characters
English (Drama)
Playwright
Script
Acts
Scenes
Author of the play.
The written form of the play.
Units of action in a drama.
Acts divided into parts.
Playwright
Author of the play.
Script
The written form of the play.
13 terms
Drama #4
Archetype
Climax or turning point
Crisis
Diction
A character who presents a certain type of idea
The high point of the play in which the protagonist makes and…
Pan event that occurs just when it seems thing would either r…
The style common dialect, rhythm, and words of the charectors
Archetype
A character who presents a certain type of idea
Climax or turning point
The high point of the play in which the protagonist makes and…
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