L.W. 8th period
The Elements Of Drama.
- Drama is a story acted onstage for a live audience.
- Exposiotion: Characters and conflict are introduced.
- Complications: Tension builds.
- Climax: Point of highest tension.
- Resolution: Conflict is resolved.
- A tradgedy is a play that ends unhappily.
- A comedy is a play that ends happily.
- In a tradgedy, there is a tragic hero and he has a fatal flaw.
- In a comedy, anyone can be a protagonist.
- Comic complications always occur before the conflict is resolved.