DRAMA & TRAGEDY Drama A story written to be performed on the stage by actors. It is the most social of literary forms because it stands in so direct a relationship to the audience. The script is made up of dialogue and stage directions. In Shakespeare’s plays the stage directions are in the dialogue. Drama The setting is the place where the action occurs. Today, it is indicated by one or more sets of interior/exterior scenes. In Shakespeare’s plays the setting is within the dialogue. Drama Props are objects used on stage. Fairly small props were used in Shakespearean dramas. Drama usually contains an exposition at the beginning of the play. It gives the audience some background information about the characters and their situations. Drama The plot is built around characters in conflict. Dramas are divided into large units called acts and smaller units called scenes. Tragedy Drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a tragic flaw, a moral weakness, or an inability to cope with unfavorable circumstances.
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