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SIX ELEMENTS OF DRAMA. According to Aristotle. ‘Drama’ is a Greek word with two meanings. The First - “ACTION” The Second – “TO DO” Tragedy was considered the highest form of drama. 1 st Element of Drama. PLOT What happens in the play???. So what kind of things happen in the play?.

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SIX ELEMENTS OF DRAMA

According to Aristotle


‘Drama’ is a Greek word with two meanings

  • The First - “ACTION”

  • The Second – “TO DO”

  • Tragedy was considered the highest form of drama


1st Element of Drama

  • PLOT

    • What happens in the play???


So what kind of things happen in the play?

  • Exposition (the set up)

  • Inciting Incident (what begins the conflict)

  • Conflict and Complications

  • Crisis

  • Resolutions

  • Catharsis


2nd Element

  • The Characters

    • The people in the play

    • Don’t forget Rosalyn.

      • This also includes people you only hear about.


3rd Element

  • Theme

    • The message the author is trying to convey to the audience.

Here’s a secret, whenever you read something, you also become the

‘author’ of the work’s meaning.


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4th Element

  • Music

    • Instruments

    • Singing

    • Use of language

      • Iambic pentameter

        • The “buBumbumBums”

“Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face,” (R&J Act 2 sc. 2 line 90)


5th Element

  • Spectacle

  • Lighting

  • Sounds

  • Costumes

  • Combat

  • Special effects and more.


6th Element

  • LANGUAGE

  • Metaphor

  • Symbol

  • Simile

  • Foreshadowing

  • Personification

  • Alliteration

  • Allusion

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Humor


In Conclusion

  • Read this…

  • I am going to give you a hand out.

  • Take time tonight to compare your cornel notes with the handout, make sure you have all the information. Also read the reverse side.

  • There is going to be a quiz on this tomorrow…prepare for it, if you are prepared it will be good for you. (keep reading)


Does anyone have any questions for me?

  • ?????

  • ???

  • ?

  • Ok.


Does anyone remember what the secret I mentioned earlier was?

  • Please raise your hand.

  • Thankyou.


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