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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
14 terms
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.
20 terms
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
72 terms
English Literature/Drama
affable
alludes
anarchist
aphorism
Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
A person who seeks to overturn the established government; an…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
affable
Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
alludes
To refer incidentally, or by suggestion.
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
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
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
13 terms
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.
10 terms
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
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
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
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
36 terms
English Drama
What are the terms "Drama" & "Actor" A…
Playwright/Dramatist... - How does its au…
4 Elements that Must be Present in a D…
3 Things Drama Provides to Audience
- Drama = The Arts, Theater... - Actor = Player
Person who writes a drama/play... - A playwright's audience is d…
1. Live actors (a cast)... 2. Story involving conflict... 3. Acti…
1. Entertainment... 2. Education (enlightenment)... 3. Emotional ex…
What are the terms "Drama" & "Actor" A…
- Drama = The Arts, Theater... - Actor = Player
Playwright/Dramatist... - How does its au…
Person who writes a drama/play... - A playwright's audience is d…
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…
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
20 terms
Drama Terms - English II
Amphitheater
Cartharsis
Tragedy
Chorus
an oval large stadium with tiers of seats
emotional release; "releasing" aggressive energy relieves agg…
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
A group of characters in Greek tragedy (and in later forms of…
Amphitheater
an oval large stadium with tiers of seats
Cartharsis
emotional release; "releasing" aggressive energy relieves agg…
21 terms
English drama
I am sorry for your loss.
And what do I get in return?
What is the proper word?
Don't worry. We'll make this work.
삼가 조의를 표합니다
그럼 나는 보답으로 뭘 얻는거죠?
적절한 용어가 뭡니까?
걱정하지 마세요. 우리가 해결할게요.
I am sorry for your loss.
삼가 조의를 표합니다
And what do I get in return?
그럼 나는 보답으로 뭘 얻는거죠?
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…
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,…
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…
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…
17 terms
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
9 terms
English- Drama
Monologue
Dialogue
Script
Foreshadowing
a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of…
more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.
handwriting as distinct from print; written characters.
be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Monologue
a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of…
Dialogue
more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.
9 terms
English Drama
drama
characterization
dialogue
exposition
A story acted out, usually on stage, by actors and actresses…
methods used to present the personality of a character in a n…
conversation between two or more characters
part of a play in which important background information is r…
drama
A story acted out, usually on stage, by actors and actresses…
characterization
methods used to present the personality of a character in a n…
10 terms
English Drama
Drama
Characterization
Conflict
Dialogue
A story acted out, usually on a stage by actors and actresses…
The methods used to present the personality of a character in…
The struggle that takes place between the two opposing forces
Talk or conversation between two or more character
Drama
A story acted out, usually on a stage by actors and actresses…
Characterization
The methods used to present the personality of a character in…
10 terms
English - Drama
Playwright
Actors
Acts
Scenes
The author of the play
People who perform the drama
Units of actions
Acts are divided interesting three parts
Playwright
The author of the play
Actors
People who perform the drama
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
16 terms
English Drama
Comedy
Drama
Dialogue
Cast
A type of drama in which the plot involves a series of mishap…
A work of literature that is intended to be performed for an…
Conversation between characters
All of the characters in a drama
Comedy
A type of drama in which the plot involves a series of mishap…
Drama
A work of literature that is intended to be performed for an…
17 terms
English drama
drama
dran
drama
playwright
a story that is meant to be performed
comes from a greek word and means to do or to act
the doing or acting
the author of a play
drama
a story that is meant to be performed
dran
comes from a greek word and means to do or to act
12 terms
English drama
Radio play
Set
Playwright
Acts
Are writtien to be performed as radio brodcast
Is the term used for the onsage scenery that suggest the time…
Is the author of a play
Are the units of a action in a drama
Radio play
Are writtien to be performed as radio brodcast
Set
Is the term used for the onsage scenery that suggest the time…
20 terms
English drama
Drama
Complications
Climax
Resolution
Story that is written to be acted for an audience
Things that get in the way of a character resolving the confl…
An action that determines how the conflict will be resolved
Conflict is resolved and the action ends
Drama
Story that is written to be acted for an audience
Complications
Things that get in the way of a character resolving the confl…
16 terms
English drama
Playwright
Actors
Acts
Scenes
The author of a play
People who perform the drama
Units of action
Acts are divided into these parts
Playwright
The author of a play
Actors
People who perform the drama
23 terms
English drama
dramatic irony
dialogue
soliloquy
foil
irony used speeches or plays;understood by the audience
conversation between 2 or more people
someone talking on the stage talking to themselves to the aud…
to keep a person from suceeding
dramatic irony
irony used speeches or plays;understood by the audience
dialogue
conversation between 2 or more people
22 terms
English- Drama
Cat on a hot tin roof- Williams
Cat on a hot tin roof- Williams
Cat on a hot tin roof- Williams
A dolls house- Ibsen
'You two had something that had to be kept on ice, yes incorr…
'In all these years, you never believed I loved you. And I di…
'I'm not living with you. We occupy the same cage'
'You know, how inexpressibly deep to Torvald loves me; he wou…
Cat on a hot tin roof- Williams
'You two had something that had to be kept on ice, yes incorr…
Cat on a hot tin roof- Williams
'In all these years, you never believed I loved you. And I di…
15 terms
Drama - English
Sonnet
Foil
Comic relief
Pun
14 line poem
A character whose function is to bring out the qualities of a…
A device used to relieve tension in a tragedy
A play on words
Sonnet
14 line poem
Foil
A character whose function is to bring out the qualities of a…
10 terms
English Drama
Postmodern Tragic Hero
Postmodernism
Tragi-comedy
Coda
One who undergoes 3 stages of character development:... 1. Must…
A literary and philosophy which is an attempt to break away f…
A literary genre that blends aspects of both tragic and comic…
the concluding passage of a piece or movement, typically form…
Postmodern Tragic Hero
One who undergoes 3 stages of character development:... 1. Must…
Postmodernism
A literary and philosophy which is an attempt to break away f…
32 terms
English Drama
Plays
Catharsis
Length:
Subtext:
meant to be seen and heard not just read ... When we read the pl…
release of emotions negative or positive Marsha the criminal…
the duration of the performance of a play not the written ver…
implied actions beliefs and behaviors
Plays
meant to be seen and heard not just read ... When we read the pl…
Catharsis
release of emotions negative or positive Marsha the criminal…
10 terms
English Drama
Sophocles
Tragic hero
Hamartia
Hubris
Playwright, added 3rd actor
has good&bad qualities, main character brought to ruin/suffer…
tragic flaw
excessive pride, offends gods
Sophocles
Playwright, added 3rd actor
Tragic hero
has good&bad qualities, main character brought to ruin/suffer…
7 terms
English Drama
Orchestra or Dancing Circle
The Skene
Hubris
Tradgedy: Plot
Primary acting area
Building behind the orchestra used as a dressing room, and la…
Exagerated self pride or self confidence
Character commits a crime because of a personality flaw. This…
Orchestra or Dancing Circle
Primary acting area
The Skene
Building behind the orchestra used as a dressing room, and la…
16 terms
English- Drama
Playwright
Actors
Acts
Scenes
The author of a play
People who perform the drama
Units of action
Acts are divided into these parts
Playwright
The author of a play
Actors
People who perform the drama
22 terms
english drama
1. Allusion
2. Aside
3. Blank Verse
4. Characters
a reference to a (well known) person, place, event, literary…
a speech made by an actor directed toward the audience that t…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
A fictional personality created by an author
1. Allusion
a reference to a (well known) person, place, event, literary…
2. Aside
a speech made by an actor directed toward the audience that t…
10 terms
English - Drama
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Theme
Plot
involves a contrast between what is said and what is really m…
when the audience or the reader knows something a character d…
main idea of the play.
Course of events in the play.
Verbal Irony
involves a contrast between what is said and what is really m…
Dramatic Irony
when the audience or the reader knows something a character d…
14 terms
English Drama
inciting incident
exposition
point of attack
fourth wall realism
creates the situation where the protagonist finds his or hers…
when play presents the inciting incident (exposition shows au…
when the action begins; after exposition (Cinderella getting…
when the audience is spying on the set with the fourth wall r…
inciting incident
creates the situation where the protagonist finds his or hers…
exposition
when play presents the inciting incident (exposition shows au…
16 terms
english - drama
act
example of act
scenes
example of scenes
an act is a section of a play... an act is made up of a number o…
introduction, conflict and resolution
a scene is a particular part of an act... scenes bring the story…
a shipwreck scenes in tempest
act
an act is a section of a play... an act is made up of a number o…
example of act
introduction, conflict and resolution
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
24 terms
English-drama
Prose
Drama
Drama
Costumes
To be read
To be seen
A play or film
Clothes worn by actors
Prose
To be read
Drama
To be seen
15 terms
English - Drama
Drama
Dialogue
Stage Directions
Acts
A story that is performed for an audience.
The words spoken by actors.
The playwright's instructions about how drama should be perfo…
The units of action in a drama.
Drama
A story that is performed for an audience.
Dialogue
The words spoken by actors.
40 terms
English drama
Tragedy
Tragic hero
Comedy
Satire
A type of drama in which the charactes experience reversals o…
A privileged exalted character of high repute who by virtue o…
A type of drama in which the characters experience reversals…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
Tragedy
A type of drama in which the charactes experience reversals o…
Tragic hero
A privileged exalted character of high repute who by virtue o…
58 terms
ENGLISH DRAMA
antagonist
aside
blank verse
catastrophe
character against which another character struggles. ex. clau…
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience which are n…
a line of poetry in unrhymed iambic pentameter. claudius' add…
action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouncemen…
antagonist
character against which another character struggles. ex. clau…
aside
words spoken by an actor directly to the audience which are n…
21 terms
Drama English
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Plot
Form of literature that is written to be performed for an aud…
Unveils the downfall of a main character
Humorous in tone
A drama that introduces interactions that produce a conflict
Drama
Form of literature that is written to be performed for an aud…
Tragedy
Unveils the downfall of a main character
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