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English Literature vocabulary (drama)
Stage
Angular
Rows
Range of sight
Scène
Carré
Rangs
Vu panorama
Stage
Scène
Angular
Carré
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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
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LA-British Literature: Middle English Drama
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Quem Quaeritis Trope
Mystery Play(s), Miracle Play(s), (and…
Miracle Play(s)
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
The "Quem Quaeritis Trope" inspired the creation of these thr…
Term for medieval dramas based on the lives, miracles, and ma…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
English drama began with the this trope that grew out of Ethe…
Quem Quaeritis Trope
In this dramatic trope, two members of the church choir, dres…
English Drama/Literature Terms
Aside
Tragedy
Foil
Soliloquy
In drama, short speech spoken by a character or directly to t…
In general a literary work in which the protagonist meets an…
Secondary character who contrasts with a major character
An extended speech delivered by a character alone onstage
Aside
In drama, short speech spoken by a character or directly to t…
Tragedy
In general a literary work in which the protagonist meets an…
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IB English Literature: Drama - Tragedy Terminology
Exposition
Complication
Climax
Falling Action
Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and…
Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts…
Act III: peak of action and the turning point of the play; ac…
Act IV: focuses on actions of the forces who oppose the prota…
Exposition
Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and…
Complication
Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts…
(ENGLISH) 9. Literature: Drama
an act
a scene
the stage directions
a dialogue
un acte
une scène
les didascalies
un dialogue
an act
un acte
a scene
une scène
English literature: Drama
List 3 different types of drama
16th century ...
When did drama lose popularity
Drama in the 16th century: some key po…
- tragedy... -comedy... -reatoration comedy
Had popular drama
In the 19th century
-its origins go back to Ancient Greece and Rome... -Drama devel…
List 3 different types of drama
- tragedy... -comedy... -reatoration comedy
16th century ...
Had popular drama
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Literature Vocabulary Drama
Implored
Morose
Destitute
Void
Begged
Gloomy
Used as people living in poverty
Emptiness
Implored
Begged
Morose
Gloomy
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AS English Literature Terminology - Drama
Protagonist
Antagonist
Allegory
Stage Directions
The main character(s) of a play. Sometimes referred to as a '…
This refers to the character(s) of a play that directly oppos…
This is a symbolic narrative which implies a secondary meanin…
A playwright's descriptive or interpretative comments that pr…
Protagonist
The main character(s) of a play. Sometimes referred to as a '…
Antagonist
This refers to the character(s) of a play that directly oppos…
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AP English Literature - Drama Terms
Tragedy
Melodrama
Farce
Catharsis
A form of literature in which the hero is destroyed by some c…
A literary form in which events are exaggerated in order to c…
A comedy that contains an extravagant and nonsensical disrega…
A cleansing of the spirit brought about by the pity and terro…
Tragedy
A form of literature in which the hero is destroyed by some c…
Melodrama
A literary form in which events are exaggerated in order to c…
Literature - Drama Vocabulary
Flustered
Sluggishly
Persistently
Defiant
Nervous; confused
As if lacking energy
Firmly and steadily
Boldly resisting
Flustered
Nervous; confused
Sluggishly
As if lacking energy
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Drama Vocabulary-Literature
Drama
Props
Dramatic Monologue
Comedy
Literature that develops plot and characters through dialogue…
The physical objects that are used in a stage production
A lyric poem in which a speaker addresses a silent or absent…
A dramatic work that is light and often humorous tone. It oft…
Drama
Literature that develops plot and characters through dialogue…
Props
The physical objects that are used in a stage production
Literature Drama Vocabulary
Drama*
Dramatic question
Dramatic situation
Multiple Plots
Derived from the Greek dran, "to do," drama means "action" or…
The primary unresolved issue in a drama as it unfolds. The dr…
The basic conflict that initiates a work or establishes a sce…
Two or more different but related lines of action in the play
Drama*
Derived from the Greek dran, "to do," drama means "action" or…
Dramatic question
The primary unresolved issue in a drama as it unfolds. The dr…
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Literature drama vocabulary
Playwright
Actors
Acts
Scenes
The author of a play.
Are the people who perform it.
Are the units of action in a drama.
Acts are often divided into parts.
Playwright
The author of a play.
Actors
Are the people who perform it.
Literature Drama vocabulary
Act
Cast
Climax
Comedy
major section of a play
actors in the play
turning point in the play
subgenre of drama which involves comical elements
Act
major section of a play
Cast
actors in the play
Literature Drama Vocabulary
Allusion
Aside
Catastrophe
Comedy
An indirect reference by casually mentioning something that i…
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
Final event in a drama (death in a tragedy)
A light play with a happy ending
Allusion
An indirect reference by casually mentioning something that i…
Aside
Lines whispered to the audience or to another character on st…
Drama and literature vocabulary
Drama
Stage direction
Dialogue
Monologue
A play for theater, radio, or T.V.
Instructions that describe the characters, sets, costumes, an…
The conversation between characters in a literary work
A long, uninterrupted speech by one character in play
Drama
A play for theater, radio, or T.V.
Stage direction
Instructions that describe the characters, sets, costumes, an…
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AP Spanish Literature Vocabulary - Drama
acto
comedia
diálogo
escena
Cada una de las partes en que se divide una obra teatral. En…
En general se refiere a una obra teatral, y más específicamen…
Una conversación entre dos o más personajes que constituye un…
En una obra teatral, una de las partes en las que se divide e…
acto
Cada una de las partes en que se divide una obra teatral. En…
comedia
En general se refiere a una obra teatral, y más específicamen…
AP English Literature drama terms
Act
Antagonist
Aside
Catastrophe
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
A short speech or remark spoken by a character in a drama, di…
The final resolution or denouement of the plot in a tragedy…
Act
A major division in the action of the play, comprising one or…
Antagonist
The most prominent of the characters who oppose the *protagon…
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Honors English Literature - Drama Terms
actor
actress
aside
audience
an individual who portrays a character in a play or theatrica…
a female actor
a secret heard by the audience but not by other characters in…
the group of spectators at a public event, as in attendance a…
actor
an individual who portrays a character in a play or theatrica…
actress
a female actor
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Honors Lit - Vocabulary of Drama and Literature
aside
dramatic irony
soliloquy
dialogue
short speech delivered by a character in a play in order to e…
contradiction between what a character thinks and what the re…
long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on s…
conversation between characters that may reveal their traits…
aside
short speech delivered by a character in a play in order to e…
dramatic irony
contradiction between what a character thinks and what the re…
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English exam (elements of drama and literature)
Alliteration
Aside
Dialogue
Dramatic irony
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
A literary technique in which writers employ two or more char…
Irony that is common in a situation of a drama and is underst…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Aside
A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
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English 102 Literature and Composition Greek Drama
Plot
Universal truths
Anagriorisis
Peripeteia
Story line selection and arrangement of incidents in the play
Based on probability
Knowledge, attainment of recognition
a sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstances, espe…
Plot
Story line selection and arrangement of incidents in the play
Universal truths
Based on probability
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AP Spanish Literature Vocabulary - Drama
acto
comedia
diálogo
escena
Cada una de las partes en que se divide una obra teatral. En…
En general se refiere a una obra teatral, y más específicamen…
Una conversación entre dos o más personajes que constituye un…
En una obra teatral, una de las partes en las que se divide e…
acto
Cada una de las partes en que se divide una obra teatral. En…
comedia
En general se refiere a una obra teatral, y más específicamen…
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Literature: Drama Big Question Vocabulary
assumption
class
discriminate
distinguish
act of taking for granted
a group of people or objects
see the difference between; tell apart
mark as different; set apart
assumption
act of taking for granted
class
a group of people or objects
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IB English A Literature Drama Terms
Stage Direction
In Medias ras
Telling name
The three unities
Playwright's descriptive comments that provide information ab…
Plays that begin in the middle of things
A symbolic name
the idea that a play should be limited to a specific time, pl…
Stage Direction
Playwright's descriptive comments that provide information ab…
In Medias ras
Plays that begin in the middle of things
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A2 English Literature Quotes - DRAMA
The Crucible... Abigail - Love
The Crucible... Name - self-love
Hamlet... Women
Hamlet... Ophelia
"You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love…
"I have given you my soul; leave me my name!"
"Frailty thy name is woman"
"Get thee to a nunnery"
The Crucible... Abigail - Love
"You loved me, John Proctor, and whatever sin it is, you love…
The Crucible... Name - self-love
"I have given you my soul; leave me my name!"
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English Final 16- Literature, Poetry and Drama Terms
fiction
short story
novel
historical fiction
genre of literature that portrays imaginary characters or eve…
a story that has a fully developed theme but is significantly…
a relatively long fictional prose narrative with a complex pl…
genre of fiction that is set in a past time and incorporates…
fiction
genre of literature that portrays imaginary characters or eve…
short story
a story that has a fully developed theme but is significantly…
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English - Literature Unit 5: Drama Literary Terms, Final
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Acts
A play that addresses a serious subject.
form of drama in which events lead to the downfall of the mai…
A form of drama with light and amusing characters that has a…
The units of the action usually divided into parts.
Drama
A play that addresses a serious subject.
Tragedy
form of drama in which events lead to the downfall of the mai…
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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…
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English III Drama Vocabulary
Puritanism
McCarthyism
Drama
Tragedy
Believed in predestination and let England to settle in the c…
describes a period of intense suspicion in the U.S. during th…
form of literature to be preformed
drama where the main character has a bad ending
Puritanism
Believed in predestination and let England to settle in the c…
McCarthyism
describes a period of intense suspicion in the U.S. during th…
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IB English A Miscellaneous Literature/Drama Terms
Antagonist
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Climax
Force or character against one struggles
Action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denoument
Purging of feelings, healing after experiencing a tragedy
Turning point in a play
Antagonist
Force or character against one struggles
Catastrophe
Action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denoument
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English I - Drama Vocabulary
Act
Scene
Comedy
Dialogue
subdivision of a play
further subdivision of an act (acts are made up of scenes)
a play that ends happily
conversation of the characters in a play
Act
subdivision of a play
Scene
further subdivision of an act (acts are made up of scenes)
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GCSE English Literature - Drama - Henry V - The Acts
To ask the audience to use their imagi…
law, 11th, IV, civil war
£6000
flatters, graceful, elegant
What is the purpose of the prologue in Act One?
In A1 S1, Canterbury and Ely discuss a ____ that was last pro…
In A1 S1, the proposed law means that the church would lose _…
In A1 S1, Canterbury __________ Henry describing him as _____…
To ask the audience to use their imagi…
What is the purpose of the prologue in Act One?
law, 11th, IV, civil war
In A1 S1, Canterbury and Ely discuss a ____ that was last pro…
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English Literature Terms associated with the Study of Drama
Drama
Dramatic convention
Act
Scene
A story written to be acted out on stage
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
a division in a play that separates periods of time
a division in a play that separates locations
Drama
A story written to be acted out on stage
Dramatic convention
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
IB English Literature: Drama - Tragedy Terminology
Exposition
Complication
Climax
Falling Action
Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and…
Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts…
Act III: peak of action and the turning point of the play; ac…
Act IV: focuses on actions of the forces who oppose the prota…
Exposition
Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and…
Complication
Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts…
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IB English A Literature Drama Terms
Stage Direction
In Medias ras
Telling name
The three unities
Playwright's descriptive comments that provide information ab…
Plays that begin in the middle of things
A symbolic name
the idea that a play should be limited to a specific time, pl…
Stage Direction
Playwright's descriptive comments that provide information ab…
In Medias ras
Plays that begin in the middle of things
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English Key Terms - Literature Terms ( Study of Drama)
Drama
Dramatic convention
Act
Scene
A story written to be acted out on stage
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
a division in a play that separates periods of time
a division in a play that that separates locations
Drama
A story written to be acted out on stage
Dramatic convention
a technique, method or trick that is used by the playwright o…
English Final Elements of Drama, Literature, and Literary Devices
conflict
metaphor
allusion
imagery
a struggle between the antagonis and the protagonist
shows a comparison between two objects
an indirect reference to a person, place, or idea
represent objects, actions, and ideas
conflict
a struggle between the antagonis and the protagonist
metaphor
shows a comparison between two objects
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Poetry and Drama Terms AP English Literature
alliteration
allusion
amphribrach
anapest
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
a metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable between two…
a metrical foot consisting of two short or unstressed syllabl…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
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Abeka English Literature Quiz 15 Review (drama - medieval romance)
Drama
Dramatic monologue
Dramatic structure
Elegiac poem
A form of literature written in prose or poetry or a combinat…
A lyric poem in which a single character engages in conversat…
The plot of a play in the following sequence: exposition, ris…
A poem characterized by sober meditations on death
Drama
A form of literature written in prose or poetry or a combinat…
Dramatic monologue
A lyric poem in which a single character engages in conversat…
33 terms
IB English A Miscellaneous Literature/Drama Terms
Antagonist
Catastrophe
Catharsis
Climax
Force or character against one struggles
Action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denoument
Purging of feelings, healing after experiencing a tragedy
Turning point in a play
Antagonist
Force or character against one struggles
Catastrophe
Action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denoument
English Final: Drama Vocabulary
drama
protagonist
antagonist
dialogue
any story told in dialogue form that is preformed by actors f…
the character that the audience identifies with, the central…
the character who apposes the protagonist, could be a villain…
conversation between characters
drama
any story told in dialogue form that is preformed by actors f…
protagonist
the character that the audience identifies with, the central…
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English Literature Vocabulary
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
Allus
old saying; proverb
symbolic story
repetition of the initial sounds in words (eg., Peter Piper p…
subtle reference
Adage
old saying; proverb
Allegory
symbolic story
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English Literature First Notes, Trifles & Drama
What are the three questions to ask wh…
What are the five keys to good literat…
What are the formal aspects of literat…
What are the characteristics that go w…
whats the plot, whats the point, how does that point get made?
subtle, complex, not missing the point, use lines to read bet…
title, setting, characterization, pov, theme, conflict, figur…
thought over thoroughly
What are the three questions to ask wh…
whats the plot, whats the point, how does that point get made?
What are the five keys to good literat…
subtle, complex, not missing the point, use lines to read bet…
English: Drama vocabulary
External conflict
Internal character
Protagonist
Antagonist
Pits a character against nature, fate , society, or another c…
Between opposing forces within a character.
The central character of the play often undergoes radical cha…
The character who opposes the main character
External conflict
Pits a character against nature, fate , society, or another c…
Internal character
Between opposing forces within a character.
English Drama vocabulary
Pinakee
Eccyclema
Deus-ex-machina
Catharsis
Scenery painted on boards
Small wagon platform
Mechanical crane used for lowering and raising gods and actors
Spiritual purge of pity and fear terror
Pinakee
Scenery painted on boards
Eccyclema
Small wagon platform
English Greek drama vocabulary
The purging of emotions
A fate that can not be escaped
The building used asa dressing room
A character who contrasts
Catharisis
Nemesis
Skene
Foil
The purging of emotions
Catharisis
A fate that can not be escaped
Nemesis
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English Drama Vocabulary
Drama
Stage Directions
Narrator
Props
A form of literature in which characters and plot are develop…
Instructions for the director, actors, and stage crew
Person who sets the scene for the drama
Objects the actors use during the play
Drama
A form of literature in which characters and plot are develop…
Stage Directions
Instructions for the director, actors, and stage crew
16 terms
english drama vocabulary
apostrophe
aside
bathos
bombast
the addressing of someone or something usually not present, a…
character speaks to the audience, breaking the 4th wall
when someone tries to be high and sublime, but they fail
ornamental and unnecessary language; over the top
apostrophe
the addressing of someone or something usually not present, a…
aside
character speaks to the audience, breaking the 4th wall
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