A DEFINITION OF YOUR GENRE• According to The Free Dictionary.com, drama is:• A prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action.
LITERARY EXAMPLES OF YOUR GENRE• In class, we read Romeo and Juliet• Other examples include: • Macbeth • Hamlet • Raisin in the Sun • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
ELEMENTS/TERMS USED WITH THIS GENRE• Drama uses many elements unique to the genre: • Soliloquy • Monologue • Stage directions • Acts and scenes• It also has many elements used in other genres: • Conflict • Characters • Resolution • Plot • Resolution
A VISUAL THAT ILLUSTRATES YOUR GENRE • This painting shows a scene similar to the one in Romeo and Juliet where the Capulets and the Nurse discover Juliet’s body • She’s not really dead, but rather is faking her own death in order to be with Romeo
A VIDEO OR AUDIO CLIP THAT RELATES TO YOUR GENRECLICK ON THE PICTURE TO WATCH THIS SLIDESHOW OF PICTURES ASSOCIATED WITH ROMEO AND JULIET