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11th grade vocab.

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 A 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 or series of political events.
Abridge(ment) An abridgement (or abridgment) 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 member of a Germanic people, originally inhabitants of what is now Schleswig-Holstein, who migrated to England in the 5th century AD. The Angles founded kingdoms in Mercia, Northumbria, and East Anglia and gave their name to England and the English.
Theater of the absurd drama using the abandonment of conventional dramatic form to portray the futility of human struggle in a senseless world. Major exponents include Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, and Harold Pinter.
Drama a play for theater, radio, or television.
Line a long, narrow mark or band.
Perspective the art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.
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 space that separates a performer or performance from an audience
Film a thin flexible strip of plastic or other material coated with light-sensitive emulsion for exposure in a camera, used to produce photographs or motion pictures.
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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