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Drama Term

Actor A persons who`s profession is action on stage.
Plot Main events of a play.
Script Written text of a play.
Screenplay Script of a movie, play (etc)
Act A part in a play.
Scene Division of a act during a play.
Chorus A part of a song repeated after each verse.
Cast The actors make up a play.
Comedy Professional entertainment consisting of jokes.
Conflict The main problem.
Dialogue Conversation between two or more people.
Monologue A long speech made by one character in a play.
Aside To one side.
Speech Tag Something that labels a bit of dialogue.
Farce A comic dramatic work.
Melodrama A sensational dramatic piece.
Playwright A person who makes plays.
Flashback A scene in a movie or play set in a time earlier than the main story.
Foreshadowing Indication of a future event.
Irony Expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite.
Verbal Irony When words Express something contrary to the truth.
Situational Irony A literary device you can easily identify.
Dramatic Irony Expressed through Works structure. .
Playbill A poster announcing a theater performance.
Poetic Justice Virtue is rewarded and viciousness is punished.
Setting Where an event takes place.
Set Where is film is done/made.
Prop An object used in the play.
Stage Directions An instruction in the text of a play.
Theme The subject.
Tragedy A event causing great suffering.
Tragic Flaw Trait of a character leading to there downfall.
Created by: Area 51



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