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Good morning!

  1. 1. GETTINGINTO DRAMA
  2. 2. What isdrama?
  3. 3. DRAMA Is a literary work intended tobe performed on a stage in orderto achieve maximum effect bymeans of dialogue, action,music, and lighting effects.
  4. 4. What is the Difference between Reading andWatching a Play or a Drama?
  5. 5. Reading a Play/Drama Imposes a greaterresponsibility on the readerthan seeing it acted on thestage,and when you read aplay you have to use yourimagination more.
  6. 6. Watching a Play/Drama When you attend a performance, youactually see and hear what is going on.
  7. 7. PLOT
  8. 8. Plot A play/drama follows a pattern which you must learn to observe. Theessential elements of a dramatic plot are the following: The exposition of the situation out of which the problem arises. This is given in the opening scene of the play. The working up of the situation by a series of events into a conflict or a problem. This series of climactic incidents leads to the crisis or turning point. A second development that may complicate the situation. The end, which may settle the problem satisfactorily or unsatisfactorily.
  9. 9. CHARACTERIZATION
  10. 10. Characterizatio n The v i t a l i t y ofc ha r a c t e r s i n a pl a y i sc a r e f ul l y br ought out byt he i r e x t e r i or a ppe a r a nc e ,c l o t h e s , ma n n e r o f s p e e c h ,a c t i o n s , b y wh a t o t h e r s s a yo f t h e m, a n d b y t h e i r ma k e -u p . Bu t a s y o u r e a d a p l a y ,y ou c a nnot s e e t he s e ; y ouh a v e t o i ma g i n e t h e m.
  11. 11. SETTING
  12. 12. Setting The setting provides a background whichwill suggest the environment of the play. Thesetting may be treated symbolically.
  13. 13. DIALOGUE
  14. 14. DialogueThe dialogue reveals the style of a play. It is intended to be spoken by characters and heard by an audience who must understand what it is all about. It should be spoken and heard with ease.
  15. 15. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! ^^

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