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Drama terms

....drama terms

Playwright a person who writes plays
Flashback looking into the past
Foreshadowing looking into the future
Irony saying something and meaning the opisite
verbal irony the opposite of what they really feel or mean
sitiational irony expectations of something to happen, and what actually happens instead.
dramatic irony Dramatic irony is defined as when an audience watching a play understands what's going on in a situation while the characters are unaware of what is happening.
playbill a poster announcing a theatrical performance.
poetic justice the fact of experiencing a fitting or deserved retribution for one's actions.
setting a place where people act
set the fact of experiencing a fitting or deserved retribution for one's actions.
prop stuff that actors use while they act
stage directions people tellng actors what to do
theme what the play is based on
tragedy when something bad happens on stage
tragic flaw when a actor does something wrong
actor a person who acts on stage
plot the main events of a play
script the things actors say on stage
screenplay the script of a movie, including acting instructions and scene directions.
act doing something
scene the place where an incident in real life or fiction occurs or occurred.
chorus people who sing
Created by: Ava Waffle11



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