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43 terms
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
43 terms
The Crucible -- Vocabulary and Drama Terms
Rising Action
Exposition
Soliloquy
Dynamic character
...
...
...
...
Rising Action
...
Exposition
...
19 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
bit part
understudy
backstage
off book
acting role with very few lines
person who learns a role and can perform in the absence of an…
area behind the set that is not visible to the audience
without using the script
bit part
acting role with very few lines
understudy
person who learns a role and can perform in the absence of an…
10 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Props
Characters
Setting
Scenes
Objects used on stage by actors during a performance. It can…
People in a play.
The time, place and conditions of the play.
One of the subdivisions of a play. They are found in the acts…
Props
Objects used on stage by actors during a performance. It can…
Characters
People in a play.
35 terms
World War II & Drama Vocabulary
genocide
propaganda
tolerance
Holocaust
the systematic & widespread extermination or attempted exterm…
the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose…
respect, acceptance, & appreciation of the rich diversity of…
burnt whole, a thorough destruction involving extensive loss…
genocide
the systematic & widespread extermination or attempted exterm…
propaganda
the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose…
35 terms
World War II & Drama Vocabulary
genocide
propaganda
tolerance
Holocaust
the systematic & widespread extermination or attempted exterm…
the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose…
respect, acceptance, & appreciation of the rich diversity of…
burnt whole, a thorough destruction involving extensive loss…
genocide
the systematic & widespread extermination or attempted exterm…
propaganda
the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose…
12 terms
Honors Vocabulary - Drama Terms
Act
Aside
Chorus
Comedy
A major division within a play
A short speech directed to the audience that is not heard by…
A group that comments on the actions of the characters in a d…
A dramatic work that is light and often humorous in tone
Act
A major division within a play
Aside
A short speech directed to the audience that is not heard by…
13 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Actor
At Rise
Character
major sections a play is divided into
a person playing a role
used at the start of a sentence or paragraph to show what is…
A person in a story
Act
major sections a play is divided into
Actor
a person playing a role
9 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
playwright
societal context
monologue
dialogue
The author of a play/drama.
The background or circumstances of various settings and/or ti…
The background or circumstances of various settings and/or ti…
The lines spoken between characters. Dialogue in a play is th…
playwright
The author of a play/drama.
societal context
The background or circumstances of various settings and/or ti…
15 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
act
cast
prologue
narrator
major section of a play
all the actors in a play
introductory section of a play
actor who speaks only to the audience about the story
act
major section of a play
cast
all the actors in a play
Drama Vocabulary Terms
act
scene
setting
dialogue
main section of the drama
smaller sections of an act
the time and location where the action takes place
the words spoken by the characters or narrator preceded by th…
act
main section of the drama
scene
smaller sections of an act
5 terms
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…
10 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Drama
Script
Cast of Characters
Dialogue
A form of literature that is performed for an audience, eithe…
A special form in which lines are written out for the charact…
A list of the characters in a play. Often a short description…
A conversation between the characters.
Drama
A form of literature that is performed for an audience, eithe…
Script
A special form in which lines are written out for the charact…
16 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
comedy
tragedy
Acts
Scenes
a humorous play that has a happy ending
a story where the characters die in the end
the major sections of the play that define its plot
the various settings of the story in each Act
comedy
a humorous play that has a happy ending
tragedy
a story where the characters die in the end
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Vocabulary - Drama Terms
Act
Cast
Dialogue
Playwright
__ - a part of a play ... (Each __ is usually made up of smaller…
___ - the characters in a play, and the actors who play those…
___ - the spoken words of a play
__ - the author of a play
Act
__ - a part of a play ... (Each __ is usually made up of smaller…
Cast
___ - the characters in a play, and the actors who play those…
10 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Accent
Diction
Breaking Character
Improvisation
A musical tone or pattern of pitch inherent in a particular l…
The accent, inflection, intonation, and speech-sound quality…
When the actor stops playing their character and becomes her/…
When performer come up with script without using a script.
Accent
A musical tone or pattern of pitch inherent in a particular l…
Diction
The accent, inflection, intonation, and speech-sound quality…
16 terms
Shakespearean Drama Vocabulary Terms
Archetypes
Tragedy
Tragic hero
Catastrophe
familiar character types that appear over and over again in l…
drama in which a series of actions leads to the downfall of t…
main character in a tragedy
a disastrous final outcome that usually involves the death of…
Archetypes
familiar character types that appear over and over again in l…
Tragedy
drama in which a series of actions leads to the downfall of t…
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…
12 terms
1 | Drama Vocabulary Terms
Corticosteroids
Psychosomatic Stress
Critique
Proxemics
natural chemicals in your body that induce a fight or flight…
the body's response to the stress of speech making
a formal or informal assessment of your speech
strategic use of physical space
Corticosteroids
natural chemicals in your body that induce a fight or flight…
Psychosomatic Stress
the body's response to the stress of speech making
21 terms
Shakespearean Drama Terms and Vocabulary
tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
comic relief
A drama that presents the downfall of a dignified character o…
A literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitab…
the character defect that causes the downfall of the protagon…
A humorous scene, incident or speech that relieves the overal…
tragedy
A drama that presents the downfall of a dignified character o…
tragic hero
A literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitab…
12 terms
World Literature vocabulary and drama notes
sated
sententiously
deflects
edict
satisfied, provided with more than enough
in a way that shows excessive fondness for wise sayings, in l…
turns or makes go to one side
a public order, decree
sated
satisfied, provided with more than enough
sententiously
in a way that shows excessive fondness for wise sayings, in l…
39 terms
LHS Drama Vocabulary Terms
act
allusion
ambiguity
aside
a major division in the action of a play
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea i…
allows for two or more simultaneous interpretations of a word…
a speech directed to the audience that supposedly is not audi…
act
a major division in the action of a play
allusion
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea i…
12 terms
Drama Vocabulary Term Things
Dramatis Personae
Soliloquy
Drama
Acts
Character in a play
Convention of drama in which a character speaks directly to t…
Literature written to be performed
A major division in a play. Often, individual ____ are divide…
Dramatis Personae
Character in a play
Soliloquy
Convention of drama in which a character speaks directly to t…
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
23 terms
Drama vocabulary terms
Actor-Audience Relationship
Climax
Conflict
Contrast
The way in which an actor deliberately manipulates the audien…
he most significant moment of tension or conflict in a drama,…
Conflict generally occurs when a character cannot achieve an…
Contrast presents the dissimilar or opposite in order to high…
Actor-Audience Relationship
The way in which an actor deliberately manipulates the audien…
Climax
he most significant moment of tension or conflict in a drama,…
26 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Drama
Act
Scene
Diction
Literature meant to be performed before an audience by actors…
A major division of a play, acts can contain one or more scen…
A subdivision of an act in a play.... Each scene usually takes p…
Specific word choice that an author uses in writing.... Example:…
Drama
Literature meant to be performed before an audience by actors…
Act
A major division of a play, acts can contain one or more scen…
14 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
radio plays
script
scenes
Comedy
The written format of radio broadcasts. they can includes sou…
A printed form of the play.
Acts are often divided into parts
A form of drama that has a happy ending. The humor often come…
radio plays
The written format of radio broadcasts. they can includes sou…
script
A printed form of the play.
15 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Play
Screenplay
Prologue
Act
Story performed by actors on a stage (Drama Forms)
Story that is performed by actors before a camera to be shown…
Separate introductory section of a literary work (Drama Struc…
Large dividing tool of drams; comparable to a chapter in a no…
Play
Story performed by actors on a stage (Drama Forms)
Screenplay
Story that is performed by actors before a camera to be shown…
20 terms
Drama Terms vocabulary
dialogue
aside
monologue
playwright
a conversation between Two persons
on or to be Oneside
a dramatic speech by a single actor
someone who writes plays
dialogue
a conversation between Two persons
aside
on or to be Oneside
10 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Dialogue
Melodrama
Protagonist
Theme
Conversation actors have on stage with each other.
Suspenseful, plot-oriented drama featuring all-good heroes, a…
The main character or hero of a play.
Central ideas or thoughts of a play that synthesize the audie…
Dialogue
Conversation actors have on stage with each other.
Melodrama
Suspenseful, plot-oriented drama featuring all-good heroes, a…
43 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Alliteration
Apostrophe
Assonance
Consonance
repetition of initial consent and sound
speaker adresses an object or an idea as if it is a living pe…
repetition of vowel sounds
repetition of consonances
Alliteration
repetition of initial consent and sound
Apostrophe
speaker adresses an object or an idea as if it is a living pe…
21 terms
Drama term Vocabulary
comedy
tragedy
history
catastrophe
a play that ends happily.
a play that ends unhappily.
a play based on historical events.
the final revelation or outcome of a tragedy.
comedy
a play that ends happily.
tragedy
a play that ends unhappily.
22 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Chorus
The major division in a play; can be divided into scenes.
A character or force against which another character struggles.
When a character says something to the audience that isn't he…
A group of characters who act like narrators and comment on t…
Act
The major division in a play; can be divided into scenes.
Antagonist
A character or force against which another character struggles.
15 terms
Vocabulary Drama Terms
Dialogue
Internal Dialogue
Dramatic monologue
aside
a conversation between two people as a feature of a book, pla…
the speech of a character to himself or herself
a poem written in the form of a speech of an individual chara…
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Dialogue
a conversation between two people as a feature of a book, pla…
Internal Dialogue
the speech of a character to himself or herself
18 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
act
comedy
dialogue
tragedy
the major division of a play
a play with a mixture of humor and pathos, that celebrates th…
conversation actors have on stage with each other
play that treats, at the most uncompromising level, human suf…
act
the major division of a play
comedy
a play with a mixture of humor and pathos, that celebrates th…
14 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Tragedy
Tragic Hero
Hubris
Dramatic Irony
A type of drama in which the characters experience reversals…
A tragic hero is the main character of a tragedy, the charact…
A characters hubris is his tragic flaw, the personality trait…
When the audience knows information about characters or event…
Tragedy
A type of drama in which the characters experience reversals…
Tragic Hero
A tragic hero is the main character of a tragedy, the charact…
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Drama
Cast of Characters
Plot
Subplot
a drama, or play, is a form of literature meant to be perform…
a list of all the characters in the play, usually in order of…
the series of events that make up the story.
an additional, or secondary, plot in a work of literature. Su…
Drama
a drama, or play, is a form of literature meant to be perform…
Cast of Characters
a list of all the characters in the play, usually in order of…
27 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Act
Alliteration
Allusion
Aside
The major division of modern plays
The repetition of initial consonant sounds often used to emph…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Words spoken by an actor which are intended to be heard by th…
Act
The major division of modern plays
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds often used to emph…
18 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
act
comedy
dialogue
tragedy
the major division of a play
a play with a mixture of humor and pathos, that celebrates th…
conversation actors have on stage with each other
play that treats, at the most uncompromising level, human suf…
act
the major division of a play
comedy
a play with a mixture of humor and pathos, that celebrates th…
32 terms
Drama Terms vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Antagonist
Aside
A symbolic narritive in which the surface detsils imple a sec…
A repetition of consonant sounds.
A character or force against which another character struggles.
Words spoken by an actor directly to the audience,which are n…
Allegory
A symbolic narritive in which the surface detsils imple a sec…
Alliteration
A repetition of consonant sounds.
20 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
character
dialogue
point of view
foreshadowing
person, animal, or living thing in a play
talking between two or more characters
vantage point from which a story is told
the use of clues or hints that will occur later in the plot
character
person, animal, or living thing in a play
dialogue
talking between two or more characters
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
17 terms
Drama Terms Vocabulary
Dignity
Disposition
Nimble
Feign
worth; esteem
depressed
quick
pretend
Dignity
worth; esteem
Disposition
depressed
20 terms
Vocabulary Drama Terms
Dramatic irony
situational irony
verbal irony
dramatic foil
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
Like sarcasm, someone says the opposite of what he means
two characters with opposite personality traits-emphasizes th…
Dramatic irony
Something happens that the audience knows but one or more cha…
situational irony
Something happens that is the opposite of what you would expect
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
18 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Allusion
Aside
Catastrophe
Comedy
An inderect reference by caually mentioning something thay is…
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
The final event in a drama
A light play with a happy ending
Allusion
An inderect reference by caually mentioning something thay is…
Aside
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
63 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Act
Agon
Allusion
Ambiguity
a major division in a play
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous l…
a word, phrase, or statement which contains more than one mea…
Act
a major division in a play
Agon
an ancient Greek work in reference to several things; refers…
20 terms
Drama Vocabulary Terms
Articulation
Characteristics
Cue
Dialogue
the actor's process of speaking or expressing one self.
a description of qualities, representation of characters in l…
a word or signal prompting an actor to do something.
a conversation between two or more people, discussion of idea…
Articulation
the actor's process of speaking or expressing one self.
Characteristics
a description of qualities, representation of characters in l…
10 terms
Vocabulary words Drama Terms
Act
Adage
Allusion
Cast of characters
A section of a play made up of several scenes.
An old familiar saying "The early bird gets the worm.
To hint or refer to something not mentioned directly.
A list of names and brief description of characters in the pl…
Act
A section of a play made up of several scenes.
Adage
An old familiar saying "The early bird gets the worm.
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