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Drama. Unit 5 – Part 2. Drama . Literature written to be performed . Genre . Play The Diary of Anne Frank is a play based on Anne’s writings. . Playwright . A person who writes plays Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Wendy Kesselman are playwrights. Theatre .

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drama

Drama

Unit 5 – Part 2

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Drama
  • Literature written to be performed
genre
Genre
  • Play
    • The Diary of Anne Frank is a play based on Anne’s writings.
playwright
Playwright
  • A person who writes plays
    • Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, and Wendy Kesselman are playwrights.
theatre
Theatre
  • A building with a stage where plays are performed.
    • Wicked is being performed at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts theatre.
stage
Stage
  • The raised floor in a theatre where actors perform.
actor
Actor
  • A person who performs in a play or movie.
    • Vin Diesel is a famous Hollywood actor.
actress
Actress
  • a female actor
    • Angelina Jolie is a beautiful actress.
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Act
  • (verb) To perform as a character in an play or movie.
    • She acted in her first play when she was in high school.
  • (noun) One of the main parts of a play.
    • Hamlet kills the king in Act 5.
scene
Scene
  • A part of a play or movie during which the action all happens in one place over a short period of time.
    • She appears in Act 2, Scene 3, a love scene.
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Part
  • The words and actions of a particular character in a play or movie, performed by an actor.
    • Who will play the part of Mr. Frank?
setting
Setting
  • The time and place of the action in a story or play.
    • The “Secret Annex” is the setting of The Diary of Anne Frank.
script
Script
  • The written form of a speech, play, or movie. It has dialogues and stage directions.
dialogue
Dialogue
  • The words the actors speak.
stage directions
Stage Directions
  • The words in parentheses in the script. They tell how the actors should look, move, and speak. They help you visualize the action, characters, and surroundings.
    • (quickly he motions her to be quiet.)
    • (looking down at the basked
props
Props
  • Short for “properties”. Objects that appear on stage during a play, such as pictures or furniture.
activity
ACTIVITY

Be prepared to share with the class:

  • Discuss with your partner a play you have seen.
  • What was it about?
  • Did you like it?
  • Have you ever acted in a play?
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ACTIVITY
  • Visualizing means using stage directions to help you “picture” the action, the characters, and the setting.
  • Working with your partner, copy these stage directions and underline the descriptive words that help you visualize.
  • (She looks down the steps where Peter van Daan, a shy, awkward boy of sixteen, wearing a heavy coat with the conspicuous yellow star, waits nervously. He is carrying a cat in a basket.)
historical context
HISTORICAL CONTEXT
  • Being familiar with the history behind a story can help you better understand what is happening in the character’s world.
why did anne frank s family go into hiding
Why did Anne Frank’s family go into hiding?
  • They were Jews
  • The Nazis hated Jews
  • The Nazis blamed the Jews for Germany’s problems following World War I
  • Adolph Hitler wanted to develop a “Master (German) Race” which included overtaking neighboring countries and eliminating Jews and other “undesirable” people.
  • Jews were captured and sent to concentration camps where many were murdered (over 6 million Jews plus 5 million others).