Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Elements of Drama and Reading a Play

No description
by

Tabitha Pickle

on 3 March 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Elements of Drama and Reading a Play

Drama Elements and Reading a Play How do you read a play? Think about the setting Visualize the characters Read with expression Understand stage directions Drama Vocabulary act - a major division within a play, similar to a chapter in a book. cast of characters - a list of all the characters in the play, usually in order of appearance. comedy - dramatic work that is light and often humorous in tone, usually ending happily with a peaceful resolution of the main conflict. drama - form of literature meant to be performed in front of an audience. narrator - the voice that tells a story. scene - the action is divided into acts and scenes. Typically occurs at a single place and time. script - text of a play. stage directions - the instructions to the actors, director, and stage crew. (Might suggest scenery, lighting, sound effects, and ways for actors to move and speak.) tragedy - dramatic work that presents the downfall of a dignified character or characters (who are involved in historically or socially significant events. Succeeding events are linked in a cause-and-effect relationship and) lead inevitably to a disastrous conclusion. playwright - person who writes the drama.
Full transcript