Drama

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what is drama?

lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

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A drama is a viewed play by a live audience it can have tragic ending or a happy ending

lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

l

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lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

l

l

lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

l

lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

l

l

lOrigins of Drama

lThe word drama comes from the Greek verb dran, which means “to do.”

lThe earliest known plays . . .

lwere written around the fifth century B.C.

lproduced for festivals to honor Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility

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