Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Stack #37439

screenplay the script from which a film is produced
suspense the quality in a film that keeps you on the edge of your seat and makes you curious about the outcome; anxious curiosity
teleplay script for a television drama
foreshadowing hints about what is going to happen
setting the time and place of a screenplay’s action
flashback a technique writers use to present events that happened at an earlier time
theme general observation about life
drama form of literature in which a story is told through the words and actions of characters
play a piece of literature that is meant to be performed
tragedies serious plays
comedies happily ending plays
script the written form of a play
scenes the small sections that most plays are divided into; happens when the time or place changes
acts several scenes are put together to make up this in a long play
dialogue conversations between characters in a play
stage directions instructions to the director and to the actors
sound effects sounds that are to be heard as part of the play
fade in, fade, fade out words that mean the voices, music, or sounds get louder or softer
hard cut to shift abruptly to (a different scene)
freeze frame; hold remain focused on one image for a few seconds
pan camera swings slowly from one side of the set to the other
angle on position the camera on
zoom move in quickly for a close view or away for a distant view
exposition the playwright introduces us to the characters and their environment
conflict struggle between opposing forces
resolution major problems are more or less resolved
complication problems that arise as characters struggle with their conflicts
narration voice that comments over the action
voice-over voice of a character who is off camera or on camera but not shown to be speaking
beat pause
Created by: cjohnson4