DRAMA & TRAGEDY
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.
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
Props are objects used on stage. Fairly
small props were used in
Drama usually contains an exposition at
the beginning of the play. It gives the
audience some background information
about the characters and their situations.
The plot is built around characters in
Dramas are divided into large units
called acts and smaller units called
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