Elements of Drama

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Elements of Drama

  1. 1. ARISTOTLE’S Elements of Tragedy
  2. 2. ARISTOTLE’S 4 Elements of Tragedy
  3. 3. 1 PLOT: SEQUENCE EVENTS OF IN A STORY
  4. 4. PLOT: WHAT HAPPENED? WHAT’S THE EXPOSITION? WHAT’S THE CONFLICT? WHAT’S THE CLIMAX? WHAT’S THE RESOLUTION?
  5. 5. PLOT: WHAT HAPPENED? WHAT’S THE EXPOSITION? WHAT’S THE CONFLICT? WHAT’S THE CLIMAX? WHAT’S THE RESOLUTION?
  6. 6. CHARACTER2 PART 1: Character and Plot
  7. 7. CHARACTER-Part 1 Antagonist Protagonist
  8. 8. CHARACTERIZATION WHO IS THE PROTAGONIST? WHAT DOES HE/SHE WANT? WHO IS THE ANTAGONIST? WHAT DOES HE/SHE/IT WANT?
  9. 9. CHARACTER-Part 1 WHO IS THE PROTAGONIST? WHAT DOES HE/SHE WANT? WHO IS THE ANTAGONIST? WHAT DOES HE/SHE/IT WANT?
  10. 10. CHARACTER-Part 2 HOW ARE CHARACTERS DESCRIBED? DIRECT (Tells) INDIRECT (Shows)
  11. 11. CHARACTER-Part 2 HOW ARE CHARACTERS DESCRIBED? DIRECT (Tells) INDIRECT (Shows)
  12. 12. 3 THEME: OVERALL MEANING OF A STORY
  13. 13. THEME WHAT DOES IT MEAN? IS THERE A MORAL? IS THERE A “BEST” INTERPRETATION?
  14. 14. THEME WHAT DOES IT MEAN? IS THERE A MORAL?
  15. 15. THEME WHAT DOES IT MEAN? IS THERE A MORAL?
  16. 16. 4 DICTION: HOW WORDS ARE USED
  17. 17. DICTION WHAT WORDS ARE USED? DO WORDS CHANGE WITH CHARACTERS? DO WORDS MOVE PLOT? HOW DO WORDS SHOW CREATIVITY OR GENIUS?
  18. 18. +3
  19. 19. 1 POV: WHO TELLS THE STORY?
  20. 20. POINT OF VIEW WHO IS THE NARRATOR? HOW ARE EVENTS & CHARACTERS DESCRIBED? IS THE POV RELIABLE? WHAT IS KNOWN OR HIDDEN?
  21. 21. 2 SETTING: WHERE DOES THE STORY OCCUR?
  22. 22. 2 SETTING: WHEN DOES THE STORY OCCUR?
  23. 23. SETTING WHERE IS THE STORY? WHEN IS THE STORY? WHAT IS THE ATMOSPHERE? HOW DO CHARACTERS, ACTION & SETTING INTERACT?
  24. 24. 3 SYMBOLISM: DO THE STORY WHAT ELEMENTS REPRESENT?
  25. 25. SYMBOLISM ASLAN IS THIS A METAPHOR? IS THIS AN ALLEGORY? ARE SYMBOLS UNIVERSAL? HOW DO SYMBOLS ADD MEANING TO THE STORY?
  26. 26. SYMBOLISM IS THIS A METAPHOR? ARE SYMBOLS UNIVERSAL?
  27. 27. ARISTOTLE’S 4: 1 PLOT 2 CHARACTERIZATION Parts 1 & 2 3 THEME 4 DICTION
  28. 28. FICTION’S 3: 1 POINT-OF-VIEW 2 SETTING 3 SYMBOLISM

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