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37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
12 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
Satire
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
Catharsis
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
23 terms
Literature: drama
Poetic drama
Enacted drama
Mimesis
plot
drama written in verse, not prose
a drama performed by actors and using sets, props, etc.
Greek word for "imitation" (meaning a drama that is consisten…
a sequence or organized collection of events
Poetic drama
drama written in verse, not prose
Enacted drama
a drama performed by actors and using sets, props, etc.
13 terms
Literature - Drama
Drama
Types of Drama
Conflict
Dialogue
A story written to be acted out on stage with actors taking t…
Tragedies - serious plays in which a hero or heroine suffers…
Pits the characters in the play against one another or agains…
Characters carry forward the plot of the play by this means
Drama
A story written to be acted out on stage with actors taking t…
Types of Drama
Tragedies - serious plays in which a hero or heroine suffers…
13 terms
Literature Drama
Drama
Types of drama
Conflict
Dialogue
A story written to be acted out on a stage with actors taking…
Tragedies- plays where main character has defeat or dies... Come…
The struggle that takes place between two opposing forces
Talk or conversation between two or more characters
Drama
A story written to be acted out on a stage with actors taking…
Types of drama
Tragedies- plays where main character has defeat or dies... Come…
19 terms
Literature Drama
'Like a right gypsy hath at fast and l…
'Kiss'd away kingdoms and provinces'
'Living with someone you love can be l…
'I have fierce affections, and think/…
Destructive Nature of Desire
Destructive Nature of Desire
Unrequited Love
'Greek Mythology
'Like a right gypsy hath at fast and l…
Destructive Nature of Desire
'Kiss'd away kingdoms and provinces'
Destructive Nature of Desire
63 terms
Literature - Drama
Drama: Greek meaning:
Tragedy/Tragos
Thymele
Komos/Comedy
"A thing that is done"
"song of the goat" (the animal that is killed on the altar)
The alter that a goat was killed on during Dionysian festivals
Comedy: festivity, celebrate fertility and continuance of the…
Drama: Greek meaning:
"A thing that is done"
Tragedy/Tragos
"song of the goat" (the animal that is killed on the altar)
31 terms
Drama Literature
Aristotle's Tragedy
Antagonist
Box Stage
Catharsis
an imitation of an action having a plot, characters, thought,…
the adversary of the hero
a flexible stage composed of an arch and three walls
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions
Aristotle's Tragedy
an imitation of an action having a plot, characters, thought,…
Antagonist
the adversary of the hero
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.
49 terms
Literature: Drama
medieval
mystery play
morality play
heyday
mitteralterlich
Mysterienspiel
Moralität
Höhepunkt, Blütezeit
medieval
mitteralterlich
mystery play
Mysterienspiel
59 terms
Drama: Literature
Aristotle's definition of poetry
How Aristotle views tragedy
Aristotle traces tragedy to..
Who invented tragedy?
Aristotle defines poetry as the mimetic, or imitative, use of…
Aristotle identifies tragedy as the most refined version of p…
Dithyrambic hymns in praise of the god Dionysus. Dithyrambs w…
Aeschylus invented tragedy by bringing a second actor into di…
Aristotle's definition of poetry
Aristotle defines poetry as the mimetic, or imitative, use of…
How Aristotle views tragedy
Aristotle identifies tragedy as the most refined version of p…
32 terms
drama literature
Author of House of Bernarda
Date of House of Bernarda
Characters of house of bernarda
Plot of House of Bernarda
Fedrico Garcia Lorca
1936
Bernarda... Maria josephena... Augustais... Magdelena... Amelia... Martiirio…
1 Second husbands death... 2 bernarda has 5 daughters... 3 Angausti…
Author of House of Bernarda
Fedrico Garcia Lorca
Date of House of Bernarda
1936
16 terms
Drama/literature
Act
Character
Conflict
Dialogue
Units of action; often divided into parts called senses
People who take part in the action
A problem between 2 characters or forces
The words the characters speak
Act
Units of action; often divided into parts called senses
Character
People who take part in the action
8 terms
Literature Drama
Playwright
Cast of Charachters
Narrator
Dialogue
the person who wrights the play
usually listed near the beginning; tells people, things, or a…
special character outside the story who tells what is happeni…
the words the character says; these words follow each charact…
Playwright
the person who wrights the play
Cast of Charachters
usually listed near the beginning; tells people, things, or a…
17 terms
literature drama
drama
plays
playwright
script
a genre of literature that is meant to be performed
stories meant to be performed by actors on stage
author of the script
the written version of the play
drama
a genre of literature that is meant to be performed
plays
stories meant to be performed by actors on stage
33 terms
Literature Drama
Antagonist
Antihero
Aside
Climax
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
a protagonist who lacks the attributes that make a heroic fig…
A speech that a character addresses directly to the audience,…
a decisive moment that is of maximum intensity or is a major…
Antagonist
A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes wi…
Antihero
a protagonist who lacks the attributes that make a heroic fig…
Literature: Drama
Dithyrambic Poetry
Chorus
Tragos
Komos
Hymns of praise (frenzied, impassioned) to the God Dionysus
Group of actors who sing the dithyramb
Sacrifice of a goat at the end of the Dionysian celebration (…
The Greek word for festivity (comedy comes from this)
Dithyrambic Poetry
Hymns of praise (frenzied, impassioned) to the God Dionysus
Chorus
Group of actors who sing the dithyramb
177 terms
Literature and Drama
What intellectual movement does Voltai…
Dates of Enlightenment
Characteristics of enlightenment
What complimentary title is Voltaire k…
Enlightenment
1690-1789
characterized by a reliance upon reason and empirical data an…
The Father of the french revolution
What intellectual movement does Voltai…
Enlightenment
Dates of Enlightenment
1690-1789
15 terms
Drama in Literature
Define drama
2 types of drama
What order does tragedy go?
What order does comedy go?
The representation of life through performance
Tragedy and comedy
Order/resolution to chaos
Chaos to resolution
Define drama
The representation of life through performance
2 types of drama
Tragedy and comedy
5 terms
Drama/Literature
Oresteia Trilogy
Oedipus Rex
Trojan Women
Lysistrata
series of three plays based on the family of Agamemnon, the M…
an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles the was first performed abou…
a tragedy by the Greek playwrite Euripides. Produced in 415 B…
Portrayed the women of Athens forcing their husbands to end t…
Oresteia Trilogy
series of three plays based on the family of Agamemnon, the M…
Oedipus Rex
an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles the was first performed abou…
62 terms
Drama/Literature
work with Hortensio impersonating a La…
work with Gremio and Tranio bidding to…
novel whose protagonist is abandoned b…
novel about 1001 people with magic pow…
The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children
work with Hortensio impersonating a La…
The Taming of the Shrew
work with Gremio and Tranio bidding to…
The Taming of the Shrew
16 terms
AP Literature: Drama
Realistic Drama
Nonrealistic Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Drama that attempts, in content and in presentation, to prese…
Drama that, in content, presentation, or both, departs marked…
A type of drama that depicts the causally related events that…
A type of drama that usually has a happy ending, and emphasiz…
Realistic Drama
Drama that attempts, in content and in presentation, to prese…
Nonrealistic Drama
Drama that, in content, presentation, or both, departs marked…
13 terms
American Literature Drama Terms
act
aside
cast of characters
comedy
a division within a play, much like the chapters of a novel
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audiencde
a listing of the characters who appear on the stage
a humorous work of drama
act
a division within a play, much like the chapters of a novel
aside
lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audiencde
33 terms
Literature: British Drama
All's Well that Ends Well (by Shakespe…
B. Jonson
B. Jonson
B. Jonson
play whose main characters are Helena, a servant, and Bertram…
Author of play The Alchemist
Author of the masques (costume dramas with singing and dancin…
Author of the plays Eastward, Ho! and The Devil is an Ass
All's Well that Ends Well (by Shakespe…
play whose main characters are Helena, a servant, and Bertram…
B. Jonson
Author of play The Alchemist
28 terms
Literature: Classical & Ancient Drama
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Author of the first Oedipus trilogy: "Laius," "Oedipus," and…
Author of the Oresteia, a trilogy of plays about Orestes, son…
Author of the play Agamemnon
Author of the play Prometheus Bound
Aeschylus
Author of the first Oedipus trilogy: "Laius," "Oedipus," and…
Aeschylus
Author of the Oresteia, a trilogy of plays about Orestes, son…
51 terms
Literature: European Drama
'A Doll's House' (by Henrik Ibsen)
A. Chekhov
A. Chekhov
A. Pushkin
play about Nora Helmer
author of the play 'Three Sisters'
writer of the play 'The Seagull'
Russian writer of the historical play 'Boris Godunov', which…
'A Doll's House' (by Henrik Ibsen)
play about Nora Helmer
A. Chekhov
author of the play 'Three Sisters'
American Literature - Drama and poetry terms
Tragedy
Comedy
Dramatic irony
Dialogue
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
A situation in which the audience knows more than the charact…
A conversation between two characters.
Tragedy
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
Comedy
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
20 terms
Drama and Traditional Literature Terms
act
aside
backstage
blocking
a major division of a play. there may be more than one scene…
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
the part of the stage that is hidden from the audience, inclu…
mapping out the movements of actors on the stage.
act
a major division of a play. there may be more than one scene…
aside
a part of an actor's lines supposedly not heard by others on…
25 terms
AP Literature Vocab II (Drama)
understatement
metonymy
synecdoche
paradox
representing an idea, event, or situation less strongly than…
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
a figure of speech in which a part of something stands for th…
a statement that appears to be self-contradictory but actuall…
understatement
representing an idea, event, or situation less strongly than…
metonymy
a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substit…
37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
36 terms
World Literature - Drama & Poetry
aliteration
assonance
iambic pentameter
blank verse
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
repetition of similar vowel sounds
a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each f…
unrhymed iambic pentameter
aliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
repetition of similar vowel sounds
22 terms
Dramatic Literature/Drama
Drama/Dramatic Literature
Monologue
Dialogue
Act
a play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
a speech given by a character who is always alone on stage. T…
conversation between two or more people that advances the act…
a major division of a play. Acts may be further divided into…
Drama/Dramatic Literature
a play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
Monologue
a speech given by a character who is always alone on stage. T…
23 terms
Dramatic Literature/Drama
Drama/Dramatic Literature
Monologue
Dialogue
Act
a play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
a speech given by a character who is always alone on stage. T…
.. conversation between two or more people that advances the…
..a major division of a play. Acts may be further divided int…
Drama/Dramatic Literature
a play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed…
Monologue
a speech given by a character who is always alone on stage. T…
7 terms
7th Literature: Elements of Drama
Drama
Monologue
Dialogue
Stage Direction
*A story written to be performed... *Uses speech and movements... *…
*Only one character is speaking... *Usually alone on stage
*Conversation between 2 or more characters... *Reveals character…
*Not meant to be read aloud... *Provides guidance to actors... *Hel…
Drama
*A story written to be performed... *Uses speech and movements... *…
Monologue
*Only one character is speaking... *Usually alone on stage
20 terms
Literature Vocab- Drama Unit
drama
playwright
script
dialogue
(play) a story that is performed for an audience
the author
the written text of a drama
words spoken by the actors
drama
(play) a story that is performed for an audience
playwright
the author
20 terms
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
19 terms
Drama and Literature Terms
Drama
Stage Diretion
Dialogue
Monologue
A play for theater, radio, or television.
Instructions that decribes the character, set, costumes, and…
The conversation between characters in a literary work.
A long, uninterrupted speech by one character in a play.
Drama
A play for theater, radio, or television.
Stage Diretion
Instructions that decribes the character, set, costumes, and…
37 terms
Drama terms for AP Literature
Nemesis
Hubris
Catharsis
Tragic flaw
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
A character trait that leads to the downfall of a hero, while…
Nemesis
an opponent that cannot be beaten or overcome or ... Just punish…
Hubris
Pride that challenges the role of the gods
9 terms
Analyzing and Interpreting Literature (drama)
mimesis
mimetic theory
expressive theory
exposition
Greek word for imitation
asserts that a successful imitation is one which reproduces o…
variation on mimetic theory, allows the artist a freer, more…
that part of the play which reveals whatever information we n…
mimesis
Greek word for imitation
mimetic theory
asserts that a successful imitation is one which reproduces o…
17 terms
Literature: Drama Unit
dialogue
stage directions
blank verse
dramatic speeches
conversation between or among characters (generally follows t…
notes in the text of the play that describe how the work shou…
unrhymed poetry written in iambic pentameter
1. soliloquy... 2. aside... 3. monologue
dialogue
conversation between or among characters (generally follows t…
stage directions
notes in the text of the play that describe how the work shou…
21 terms
Literature Drama Terms
drama
plays
playwright
script
a genre of literature that is meant to be performed; includes…
stories meant to be performed by the actors on stage
dramatist that is the author of the script
the written version of the play; contains dialogue
drama
a genre of literature that is meant to be performed; includes…
plays
stories meant to be performed by the actors on stage
35 terms
Drama Terms Literature
Stage directions
Dramatic Personae
Sound in a play
Lighting
A playwright's descriptive or interpretive comments that prov…
A list of characters in the play
Obviously this refers to any sounds or music present in a wor…
The manipulation of the lights. Playwrights use this to furth…
Stage directions
A playwright's descriptive or interpretive comments that prov…
Dramatic Personae
A list of characters in the play
32 terms
Literature - Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Cast of characters
Comedy
A major division of a drama, similar to a chapter in a book
A brief comment made by a character to the audience, but not…
A list of all the characters in the drama, usually in order o…
A drama in which the conflict is resolved happily, often endi…
Act
A major division of a drama, similar to a chapter in a book
Aside
A brief comment made by a character to the audience, but not…
21 terms
Literature Drama Terms
tragic flaw
prop/properties
antagonist
protagonist
A weakness or limitation of character, resulting in the fall…
onstage objects used by the actors in their blocking and stag…
A character who tries to keep the protagonist from reaching h…
Main character in a story
tragic flaw
A weakness or limitation of character, resulting in the fall…
prop/properties
onstage objects used by the actors in their blocking and stag…
44 terms
Literature Drama Exam
Psychoanalytical Theory
The Unconscious
Defenses
Selection Perception
-Frued. ... -Originally meant to heal people, not for literature…
-Below normal level of awareness... -stores painful memories... - C…
We develop defenses to keep our unconscious in our unconscious
Feel what we can handle
Psychoanalytical Theory
-Frued. ... -Originally meant to heal people, not for literature…
The Unconscious
-Below normal level of awareness... -stores painful memories... - C…
22 terms
AP Literature - Drama Terms
Aside
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Comic Relief
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience that are no…
The action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouem…
The purging of the feelings of pit and fear that, according t…
The use of a comic scene to interrupt a succession of intense…
Aside
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience that are no…
Catastrophe
The action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouem…
Literature Final - Drama
script
acts
scenes
props
The written text of a play, film, or broadcast.
An act is a division or unit of a drama
a subdivision of an act in a play
Articles or objects that appear on stage during a play.
script
The written text of a play, film, or broadcast.
acts
An act is a division or unit of a drama
24 terms
AP Literature Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Catharsis
Climax
A major divisions in a play, often divided into smaller units…
In drama, a few words or a short passage spoken by one charac…
An emotional discharge that brings about a moral or spiritual…
The moment in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem a…
Act
A major divisions in a play, often divided into smaller units…
Aside
In drama, a few words or a short passage spoken by one charac…
16 terms
British Literature: Drama
A form of literature in prose or verse…
Details regarding entrances and exits…
The speeches between two or more chara…
Speech by one character alone on the s…
Drama
Stage directions
Dialogue
Soliloquy
A form of literature in prose or verse…
Drama
Details regarding entrances and exits…
Stage directions
14 terms
Intro to Literature Drama terms
Dramatic question
3 unities of drama
Protagonist
Tragic hero
Question that begs to be answered, introduced in the beginnin…
Unity of time, place, and action: limiting the time, place, a…
The chief character in a work
According to Aristotle, the protagonist or hero of a tragedy…
Dramatic question
Question that begs to be answered, introduced in the beginnin…
3 unities of drama
Unity of time, place, and action: limiting the time, place, a…
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