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Drama and Fiction

TermDefinition
Drama form of literature for performance
Comedy story with happy ending, funny
Tragedy the main character is brought to ruin or suffers from sorrow
Character person who appears on stage, takes part in drama
protagonist character around whom the story revolves around
antagonist the apposer of the protagonist
dramatic irony situation in which the audience knows but the characters dont
conflict source of tension within drama
theme main idea of the story that the writer is trying to convey the audience
plot the actual story that moves the drama along
act a major division in the plot
scene a further division within an act
aside words spoken by a character directly to the audience which others didnt hear
exposition part of the play providing background information
monologue a speech given by one character to another
dialogue conversation between two or more characters
pun play on words
malapropism absurd misuse of words that especially when confused with a word that sounds similar
Created by: MattB70
 

 



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