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Drama: is a story acted out on stage

Elements of drama

  • Playwright-the author of a play
  • Actors- the people who perform
  • Acts- the units of action
  • Scenes- parts of the acts
  • Diaologue- conversation between or among characters
  • Monologue-long appoarch by one single character
  • Conflict-the internal or external struggle between oppsing forces
  • Stage Directions- is knowing what to do on stage
  • Theatre-is where a play takes place
  • Set- Construction on a stage that shows time and place
  • Props- objects on a stage
  • Characterization- is the playwrights technique for creating believeable characters
  • Types of drama- drama is used to describe plays that address a serious subject

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