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Drama Test 5

Drama Test 5 Study Material

A good story has... a. a ________________________ of the characters b. And the __________________ that the _________________ face clear understanding/conflicts/characters
The elements of a story are important to ____________________because the message reflects the _____________________________. understanding the message of the story/story's philosophy and theme
Conflict is when ______________________________. two opposing forces clash
There are ____ types of conflict. 5
The 5 types of conflict are...1. Man vs. __________ 2. Man vs. ____________ 3. Man vs. _____________ 4. Man vs. ________________ 5. Man vs. ___________________ man, himself, society, nature, god or gods in mythology
Exposition explains and describes 1. __________________, 2. ______________ 3. ______________ and 4. ____________________ characters, plot, setting, circumstances
In drama, exposition may be _______________ the play and may be ______________ since a play has set, costumes and sound that the audience can use their sight and hearing to understand. throughout, minimal
Characters are the most _______________ of a story. obvious elements
Who is the story about? Characters
Who gets our scorn? (dislike) Who gets our sympathies? (like) Characters
There are ______ types of characters. 4
The four types of characters are ____________, _____________, ____________ ______________, _________________ ___________________. people, animals, fantasy creatures, personified abstractions (who participate in the actions, directly or indirectly)
There are ______ questions to ask when creating a character. 7
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#1 __________ ________ _____? (What happened in my life to develop who I am?) Who am I?
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#2 ___________ _______ ____? (My behavior will be conditioned by where I am in the world Where am I?
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#3 __________ ______ _____? (My behavior will be conditioned by the period I live in.) When is it?
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#4 ________ _____ __ _______? (In the specific situation I am dealing with _______________. What do I want?
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#5 _______ _____ __ __________ ________ ___ _______? How do I try to achieve what I want?
Seven ?s to ask when creating a character...#6 _______ _____________ _____ ___ ________ ____ ______ ____ __________________? (Could be inside us.) What obstacles do I have to try to overcome?
7 ?s to ask when creating a character...#7 ______ _________ ____ ___ ______ ___ _________ ___ _____ _________ _____________ ___ ____ _______ ______ _______ ________ ___ ______ ______ ___ ___? What effect do I want to make on the other characters in the story and what effect do they have on me?
The details of the story that create suspense while emphasizing conflict. Plot
Plot is the _________ of the story that create ___________ while emphasizing ___________. details, suspense, conflict
Time when nothing of importance is happening. Tranquil scenario until upset occurs. Stasis
The first event that introduces conflict to the story. inciting event
The numerous conflicts that lead up to the crisis/nearly all of the story in drama. rising action
A turning point in conflict. There may be several in a play. Crisis
When all the suspense builds and emotion is at it's highest point Climax
The events that immediately follow the crisis. Falling action
Describes the return to stasis after primary conflicts are resolved. Resolution (Denouement)
The key question presenting the central conflict of a story, poem or play. Major Dramatic Question (MDQ)
Insert the correct to, two, or too word in the blanks of the following sentence...Todd was _________ mad _______ go ________ the store with his ________ sisters. too, to, to, two
Insert the correct there, their or they're in teh blanks of teh following sentence...The tennis players hit _________ balls over the wall. ____________ going to have to go around and it's a long way _____________. their, they're, there
If the sentence is a question, it ends with a ________. ?
If the sentence is a statement, it ends with a __________. .
If a sentence is a strong statement of emotion, it ends with a/an _____. !
If a sentence describes something or someone with more than one word, you use a _____. :
In a play, what is the following section in a parenthesis called? (The ticketing counter at the airport terminal. As the scene opens, BRIANNA is on stage talking on the phone behind the ticket counter. NORM enters hurriedly, dragging his suitcase.) setting
In the next portion of a play, what is inside the parentheses called? BRIANNA: (Ignoring him, speaking into the phone.) Anyway, he walked right over to me and said, "So, are you married?" action
In the next portion of a play, tell me what follows the parantheses? NORM: (Handing her his ticket.) I'm on the four-thirty flight to Denver, I need to get my seat assignment. diologe
Created by: bgpalmers