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Lit.

American lit.

TermDefinition
Interpretation The action of explaining the meaning of something.
Act Take action; do something.
Script Handwriting as distinct from print; written characters.
Political drama Can describe a play, film or TV program that has a Political component, whether reflecting the author's political opinion, or describing a politician
Abridge(ment) Is a condensing or reduction of a book or other creative work into a shorter form while maintaining the unity of the source.
Scene The place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred.
Angle A shape, formed by two lines or rays diverging from a common point (the vertex).
Theater of the absurd A form of drama that emphasizes the absurdity of human existence by employing disjointed, repetitious, and meaningless dialogue
Drama A play for theater, radio, or television.
Line A long, narrow mark or band.
Perspective A particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.
Stage directions An instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
Narrative A spoken or written account of connected events; a story.
Chapter A main division of a book, typically with a number or title.
Staging An instance or method of presenting a play or other dramatic performance.
Fourth wall The conceptual barrier between any fictional work and its viewers or readers.
Film A motion picture; a movie.
Dialogue Conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.
Dues ex machine An unexpected power or event saving a seemingly hopeless situation, especially as a contrived plot device in a play or novel.
Minimalism A trend in sculpture and painting that arose in the 1950s and used simple, typically massive, forms.
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