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World Drama Mid Term
Circle Plays
Easter Trope
Dario Fo
Liturgical Drama
Episodic biblical plays. Religious but outside the church. Ha…
4 line play with music between priest and chorus boys. During…
Wrote Mistero Buffo. Inspired by medieval. Communist. Nobel P…
In Church, by priest. Easter Trope. Latin.
Circle Plays
Episodic biblical plays. Religious but outside the church. Ha…
Easter Trope
4 line play with music between priest and chorus boys. During…
12 terms
World literature drama terms
Aside
Catastrophe
catharsis
comedy
旁白
大灾难
净化
喜剧
Aside
旁白
Catastrophe
大灾难
Adv World Lit. Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Oxymoron
Solioquy
a major unit of a play, such as a chapter in a book
a remark by a character on stage that is meant to be heard by…
a two-word paradox (apparent contradiction)
a speech delivered when a character is ALONE on stage to let…
Act
a major unit of a play, such as a chapter in a book
Aside
a remark by a character on stage that is meant to be heard by…
17 terms
Drama Terms
drama
props
costumes
stage directions
A story that is intended to be performed for an audience, eit…
Items used on stage to support the action
Clothing worn by the actors in a play
Tells the actor how to perform or move
drama
A story that is intended to be performed for an audience, eit…
props
Items used on stage to support the action
Medieval Drama World Drama
4th Century
8th Century
Kings
Lords
disorder caused by wars,famine,disease. Political turmoil wit…
Muslims defeated by Carolinian (kings of small city states).…
top of social hierarchy.
second on social hierarchy. Appointed to protect and manage t…
4th Century
disorder caused by wars,famine,disease. Political turmoil wit…
8th Century
Muslims defeated by Carolinian (kings of small city states).…
African Drama World Drama
Yoruba
Iran
Spectacle
Aworan
Large ethno-linguistic group in Africa. Northwest Africa (Nig…
"repetition and transformation" All Yoruba myths, songs, hist…
other worldly dimensions of reality revealed by the actors.
the spectator
Yoruba
Large ethno-linguistic group in Africa. Northwest Africa (Nig…
Iran
"repetition and transformation" All Yoruba myths, songs, hist…
World Drama Midterm Exam
Ritual
Myth
mimesis/methexis
The Abydos Ritual
to control forces, acting repeatedly out of prescribed proced…
Stories revolving around a ritual
mimesis= immitation... methexis = group sharing
Passion Play; large scale civic performance; lots of blood/gu…
Ritual
to control forces, acting repeatedly out of prescribed proced…
Myth
Stories revolving around a ritual
9 terms
Drama Terms
Playwright
Script
Characters
Dialogue
the person who writes the play
text that actors perform
actors in a play
the conversation between characters/actors
Playwright
the person who writes the play
Script
text that actors perform
23 terms
World lit drama terms quiz
Drama
Greeks
Comedy
Tragedy
A story that is intended to be performed by an audience eithe…
The first dramas to be written for the purpose of being perfo…
A play that does not end in death, is fairly humorous
A play that ends in the death of at least one of the main cha…
Drama
A story that is intended to be performed by an audience eithe…
Greeks
The first dramas to be written for the purpose of being perfo…
Drama Terms
Drama
Stage Directions
Setting
Character
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
The scenery and other properties used in a dramatic performan…
A part or role that represents a personality type, especially…
Drama
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
Stage Directions
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
10 terms
Drama Terms
Dialogue
Comedy
Tragedy
Monologue
the speeches of the characters that tells the story
dramatic work that is light and humorous
a dramatic work that presents the downfall of a dignified cha…
A speech by a single character without another character's re…
Dialogue
the speeches of the characters that tells the story
Comedy
dramatic work that is light and humorous
57 terms
Drama Terms
chorus
choragos
orchestra
skene
a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in un…
in ancient Greek theatre, leader of a group or festival
in ancient Greek theatre, circular dancing place where actors…
in ancient Greek theatre, a building behind the playing area…
chorus
a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in un…
choragos
in ancient Greek theatre, leader of a group or festival
41 terms
World Drama
Antoine
Appia
Bayreuth
biomechanics
founded the theatre libre in Paris ... (had subscribing members…
revolutionary in lighting... -replaced flat painted scenery with…
home of the Margrave Opera House
new acting style appropriate for the machine age (training th…
Antoine
founded the theatre libre in Paris ... (had subscribing members…
Appia
revolutionary in lighting... -replaced flat painted scenery with…
34 terms
Drama Terms
Elements: Role
Elements: Space
Elements: Time
Elements: Action
Involves stepping into the place of another person, sustainin…
Where the dramatic action takes place. It refers both to the…
When the drama is set
Is what each person in role , thinking, alone and with others.
Elements: Role
Involves stepping into the place of another person, sustainin…
Elements: Space
Where the dramatic action takes place. It refers both to the…
14 terms
Drama Terms
characters
dialogue
set
conflict
people who take part in the ACTION
characters TALKING to each other and to the AUDIENCE
construction on the STAGE that shows the time and place of th…
a problem BETWEEN the characters
characters
people who take part in the ACTION
dialogue
characters TALKING to each other and to the AUDIENCE
Drama Terms
Drama
Dialogue
Tragedy
Stage directions
A story written to be performed by actors
A conversation between characters
is a work of literature, especially a play, that results in a…
Notes included in a drama to describe how the work is to be p…
Drama
A story written to be performed by actors
Dialogue
A conversation between characters
22 terms
Drama Terms
acts
scene
script
stage directions
a basic unit of drama
a basic unit of drama (included in an act)
the play's text, containing dialogue and stage directions
directions providing details about sets, lighting, sound effe…
acts
a basic unit of drama
scene
a basic unit of drama (included in an act)
World Drama / EN 418 / Miss Brazil / Test 1
"An Imitation of an action" -Aristotle
photographic, heightened, insight
No description... Action must be performa…
Plot, Characters, Dialogue, Setting, A…
What is the definition of drama?
Drama is not ______ realism, but ______ reality, and provides…
What are three limitations of drama?
In order of importance, list the five parts of drama?
"An Imitation of an action" -Aristotle
What is the definition of drama?
photographic, heightened, insight
Drama is not ______ realism, but ______ reality, and provides…
7 terms
DRAMA TERMS - Elements of drama
Character
Metaphor
Role
Situation
A person or role in the drama that may have defined personal…
A metaphor is creating an image or idea of one thing by sayin…
A performer can present in performance a role that represents…
The condition or circumstances in which a character or charac…
Character
A person or role in the drama that may have defined personal…
Metaphor
A metaphor is creating an image or idea of one thing by sayin…
21 terms
World Drama
What was the order of the old & new mo…
Define Italian Renaissance of 1450
Define Humanism
Why did French Classicalism set a stan…
1. Neo & French Classicalism (1450-1800)... 2. Romanticism (1800…
Imitation Freeks and Romans in literature, painting, music, p…
Horizontal orientation instead of vertical orientation
Set rules for order, restraint, balance, control in performin…
What was the order of the old & new mo…
1. Neo & French Classicalism (1450-1800)... 2. Romanticism (1800…
Define Italian Renaissance of 1450
Imitation Freeks and Romans in literature, painting, music, p…
49 terms
Drama- Drama Terms
Alliteration
Antagonist
Aside
Catharsis
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
A character or force against which another character struggles.
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience, which are…
The purging of the feelings of pity and fear that occur in th…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
Antagonist
A character or force against which another character struggles.
E 19 Drama-The World of Theater
script
dialogue
stage directions
stage left
the written form of a play
Conversation between characters
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicati…
the left side of the stage from the actor's perspective as he…
script
the written form of a play
dialogue
Conversation between characters
World Drama Exam 1
Globalization
Doing
Showing doing
Doing and showing doing Similarities
1) Globalism- processes... 2) Globality- product of globalism... 3)…
includes anything we physically do
taking the actions of everyday life and putting it in a frame…
both are physically done, doing is for yourself; showing doin…
Globalization
1) Globalism- processes... 2) Globality- product of globalism... 3)…
Doing
includes anything we physically do
Drama Terms
stage directions
cast
script
playwright
tells the actor how to perform or move
the people who perform the play
the play in written form
the author of a play
stage directions
tells the actor how to perform or move
cast
the people who perform the play
10 terms
Drama Terms
Actor
Aside
At Rise
Character
A person playing a role in a dramatic work
A term used to indicate a person is speaking only to the audi…
A term used at the start of a sentence or paragraph to show t…
A person that is a part of the play
Actor
A person playing a role in a dramatic work
Aside
A term used to indicate a person is speaking only to the audi…
17 terms
Drama Terms
Drama
Tragedy
Prologue
Sonnet
a story written to be acted out in front of an audience
a type of play that depicts serious and important events in w…
a short introduction at the beginning of a play that gives a…
a 14-line poem that is usually written in iambic pentameter.…
Drama
a story written to be acted out in front of an audience
Tragedy
a type of play that depicts serious and important events in w…
Drama Terms
Props
Rehearsal
Scene
Scenery
objects held/used by the actors
the act of practicing a play in preparation for a public perf…
a division within an act of a play
Set decorations such as backdrops and furniture that are plac…
Props
objects held/used by the actors
Rehearsal
the act of practicing a play in preparation for a public perf…
12 terms
Drama terms
Fourth Wall
Improv
Monologue
Narrator
The imaginary wall of the box theater setting, supposedly rem…
Of, relating to, or being improvisation and especially an imp…
A speech by a single character without another character's re…
The voice and implied speaker of a fictional work, to be dist…
Fourth Wall
The imaginary wall of the box theater setting, supposedly rem…
Improv
Of, relating to, or being improvisation and especially an imp…
Drama Terms
Drama
Stage Directions
Setting
Character
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
The scenery and other properties used in a dramatic performan…
A part or role that represents a personality type, especially…
Drama
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
Stage Directions
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
Drama Terms
Playwright
dialogue
stage directions
drama
a person who writes plays.
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a boo…
directions in the text of a play, indicating the movement, po…
a written work that tells a story through action and speech a…
Playwright
a person who writes plays.
dialogue
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a boo…
25 terms
Drama Terms
act
scene
script
stage directions
a basic unit of drama
a usually smaller basic unit of drama (included in an act)
the play's text, containing dialogue and stage directions
directions providing details about sets, lighting, sound effe…
act
a basic unit of drama
scene
a usually smaller basic unit of drama (included in an act)
9 terms
World Drama I - Mid-term Plays
Oedipus Rex
Lysistrata
Pseudolus
Dulcitius
Sophocles
Aristophanes
Platus
Hrotsvitha
Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
Lysistrata
Aristophanes
14 terms
Drama Terms
Drama
Theater
Playwright
William Shakespeare
A story meant to be performed on a stage
A place or building where drama is performed
The creator (author) of a play or drama
Famous playwright (author)
Drama
A story meant to be performed on a stage
Theater
A place or building where drama is performed
20 terms
Drama Terms
gesture
aside
casastrophe
catharsis
movement that adds depth to the words being shared
speech shared only with the audience's ears
major problem or crisis
releasing emothions
gesture
movement that adds depth to the words being shared
aside
speech shared only with the audience's ears
27 terms
Drama Terms
play
drama
Shakespearean drama/classic drama
comedy
Story written in dialogue form, meant to be performed rather…
Major genre of literature performed on a stage with live actors
two types of drama
A play that includes a humorous plot line, situation, and/or…
play
Story written in dialogue form, meant to be performed rather…
drama
Major genre of literature performed on a stage with live actors
16 terms
Drama Terms
act
cast
character
dialogue
the major sections of a play; there are usually several scene…
the people or actors who perform in a play
the role a person acts out in a play or narrative work
the words and sentences spoken by characters in a play
act
the major sections of a play; there are usually several scene…
cast
the people or actors who perform in a play
15 terms
Drama Terms
act
drama
scene
line
major section of a play, usually made up of several scenes
a story enacted onstage for a live audience
a subdivision of an act that changes for a new time or locati…
spoken dialogue by a character in a play
act
major section of a play, usually made up of several scenes
drama
a story enacted onstage for a live audience
15 terms
Drama Terms
Act
Scene
Playwright
Drama
I'm sorry to have missed _______ one of the play, but I promi…
...In the second _________________, the play took place at th…
...The _________________ who wrote this play is very creative.
..."The Nutcracker" is a musical __________ in which the acto…
Act
I'm sorry to have missed _______ one of the play, but I promi…
Scene
...In the second _________________, the play took place at th…
34 terms
Drama Terms
Drama
Comedy
Tragedy
Stage Directions
a story written to be performed by actors
a play that is humorous and often has a happy ending
a work of literature that results in a catastrophe or major d…
instructions printed in italics used to describe sets, lighti…
Drama
a story written to be performed by actors
Comedy
a play that is humorous and often has a happy ending
16 terms
Drama terms
script
scenery
props
stage directions
special structure for drama that includes stage directions an…
items on stage that create the setting
objects actors use during the drama
~instructions for the director, actors, and stage crew... ~give…
script
special structure for drama that includes stage directions an…
scenery
items on stage that create the setting
Drama Terms
drama
tragedy
comedy
playwrite
a literary art form that recreates human life and emotions (u…
a drama where the hero loses; sad
a drama where the hero wins; often funny and happy
the author of a drama (writes the plays)
drama
a literary art form that recreates human life and emotions (u…
tragedy
a drama where the hero loses; sad
Drama Terms
tragic flaw
pun
oxymoron
metaphor
personality problem that causes a tragedy (Romeo is too emoti…
word with two meanings ( Mercutio is a grave man.")
opposite ideas ("sweet sorrow")
comparison of two things ("Juliet is the sun!")
tragic flaw
personality problem that causes a tragedy (Romeo is too emoti…
pun
word with two meanings ( Mercutio is a grave man.")
Drama Terms
Act
Action
Amphitheater
Antagonist
A major section of the play, like a chapter in prose.
Any movement, acting, dancing or gesturing that takes place o…
A semi circular auditorium surrounded by raised seating.
The principal opponent of the main character.
Act
A major section of the play, like a chapter in prose.
Action
Any movement, acting, dancing or gesturing that takes place o…
13 terms
Drama Terms
tone
inflection
pitch
rate
tone
inflection
20 terms
Drama Terms
Drama
Stage Directions
Setting
Character
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
The scenery and other properties used in a dramatic performan…
A part or role that represents a personality type, especially…
Drama
a composition presenting in dialogue or pantomime... a story inv…
Stage Directions
An instruction written into the script of a play, indicating…
24 terms
Drama Terms
acts
scene
script
stage directions
basic units of drama
a basic unit of drama (included in an act)
the play's text, containing dialogue and stage directions
directions providing details about sets, lighting, sound effe…
acts
basic units of drama
scene
a basic unit of drama (included in an act)
14 terms
Drama Terms
drama
play
playwright
script
A story that is intended to be performed by actors.
A drama that is meant to be performed on a stage.
The author of a play.
A text that has everything needed to perform a drama, includi…
drama
A story that is intended to be performed by actors.
play
A drama that is meant to be performed on a stage.
22 terms
Drama Terms
Protagonist
Antagonist
Act
Scene
The main character of the story, must overcome a conflict
The character in direct opposition to the main character, cou…
Large unit of a play, usually broken up by plot (rising acito…
Smaller units of a play, more often than not start with a cha…
Protagonist
The main character of the story, must overcome a conflict
Antagonist
The character in direct opposition to the main character, cou…
12 terms
Drama Terms
convey
drama
stage directions
scene
to make something known, to show or tell
a story that is meant to be performed onstage by actors, also…
information written in a drama that is meant to tell the acto…
small sections of the drama that change as the setting changes
convey
to make something known, to show or tell
drama
a story that is meant to be performed onstage by actors, also…
10 terms
Drama Terms
script
cast
dialogue
props
(n.) the written form of a play
(n.) characters in the play
(n.) conversation between characters
(n.) objects that actors use on stage
script
(n.) the written form of a play
cast
(n.) characters in the play
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