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Shakespeare: Dramatic Terms
Transcript of Shakespeare: Dramatic Terms
A story that is written to be performed for an audience.
What makes a play?
Act: The main division of a play.
Act I, Act II, Act III, etc.
Dialogue: The conversation between the characters.
Comedy: A humorous play with a happy ending.
Tragedy: A serious play with a sad ending.
Play: A story meant to be acted out on stage.
Scene: A division of an Act within a play.
Example: Act 2, Scene 3
Cast of characters: The actors who perform the parts in the play.
Prologue: An introductory speech calling attention to the theme of the play.
Monologue: A long speech by one of the characters to the others.
Soliloquy: A long speech one character says aloud to him/herself.
Aside: Words spoken specifically to the audience
(unheard by the other characters).
Setting it All Up
Stage: Where the actors perform the play for the audience to watch.
Dramatic Irony: When the audience knows something before the characters do.
Stage directions: Notes in the play that describe how the characters should move around the stage during a scene.
Costumes: What the actors wear to portray their characters.
Props: Portable items that the actors carry or handle on stage.