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Elements of Drama

These cards review the key terms related to the genre of drama.

stage directions written instructions about how actors should move and behave; explain how the stage should look and where props are located
scene a section in a play in which all of the events occur in one place at one time
monologue a speech in which a character speaks to a silent or absent listener in a moment of deep emotion
soliloquy a special kind of monologue; a speech by a character alone on stage, whose words reveal what he or she is thinking or feeling
aside a character makes a brief remark, either to the audience or to another character, that others on stage do not hear
5 elements unique to drama stage directions, scenes, monologue, soliloquy, aside
5 elements of drama that are shared with other kinds of fiction plot, conflict, setting, character, dialogue
drama a kind of literature that is written to be performed by actors for an audience
dialogue a conversation between 2 or more characters
Created by: mcpherson7A
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