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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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`
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…
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.
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
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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.
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…
21 terms
English drama
Dramatic foil
Act
Dialogue
Verbal irony
A character Highlight or bring out personality traits of anot…
The larger unit they a drama is divided into
The conversation between characters that is used to reveal ch…
Words that express the opposite of what they mean
Dramatic foil
A character Highlight or bring out personality traits of anot…
Act
The larger unit they a drama is divided into
11 terms
English Drama
dithyrambs
Delphi and Olympia
apollo
combined dithyrambs with stories of Di…
emotional hymns of praise for Dionysus
largest festivals
foil to Dionysus
part 2 of dramas
dithyrambs
emotional hymns of praise for Dionysus
Delphi and Olympia
largest festivals
English Drama
Comedy
Tragedy
Playwright
Script
Any work with a happy ending.
Any play about the downfall of a central character, or protag…
The author of a play.
The written form of the play.
Comedy
Any work with a happy ending.
Tragedy
Any play about the downfall of a central character, or protag…
drama english
Drama
Playwright
Script
Dialogue
literary work meant to be performed by actors, on a stage, in…
author of a play (spelling: wright is an archaic term for bui…
the text of a drama; made up of both dialogue and stage direc…
the conversation between the characters/actors. (In a script,…
Drama
literary work meant to be performed by actors, on a stage, in…
Playwright
author of a play (spelling: wright is an archaic term for bui…
11 terms
English Drama
Status Quo
Exposition
Tragedy
Tragedy characters
How things are
Background information
Psychological change takes place
More psychologically developed
Status Quo
How things are
Exposition
Background information
18 terms
English drama
Aside
Blank verse
Imagery
Pun
Word spoken by a character in a play usually in a understood…
Unrhymed lambic pentameter
Language that appeals to the any 5 senses
The humorous of a word or phrase to suggest two or more meani…
Aside
Word spoken by a character in a play usually in a understood…
Blank verse
Unrhymed lambic pentameter
English DRAMA
personae
mystery play
tragedy
tragedy hero
a list of characters in a play, derived from Latin word mask
traveling about religious aspects, performers play in guilds…
time period was pre-christian/classical, the significance of…
important character who moves the action forward, typically n…
personae
a list of characters in a play, derived from Latin word mask
mystery play
traveling about religious aspects, performers play in guilds…
English Drama
Shakespeare 1564-1616
Drama
Elizabethan
Tragedy
English poet and dramatist who lived in Stratford-upon-Avon W…
Imitated human action (according to Aristole)... Story told in a…
Form the time of Queen Elizabeth 1 (1558-1603)
(In classic Aristotelian sense): drama which recalls an impor…
Shakespeare 1564-1616
English poet and dramatist who lived in Stratford-upon-Avon W…
Drama
Imitated human action (according to Aristole)... Story told in a…
22 terms
English drama
Play
Tragedy
Comedy
Classical
Stories acted out, live, and on-stage
Presentation of serious and important actions that end unhapp…
A play that ends happily
Plays that describe the actions of kings and queens
Play
Stories acted out, live, and on-stage
Tragedy
Presentation of serious and important actions that end unhapp…
51 terms
english drama
Drama
Acts
Theater in the Round
Scene
A term that comes from the Greek word for doing or acting and…
A subdivision of the action of a play, similar to a chapter i…
another name for arena theater
A defined moment of action or interaction in a story usually…
Drama
A term that comes from the Greek word for doing or acting and…
Acts
A subdivision of the action of a play, similar to a chapter i…
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