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.