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Plot
Plan of main story of a drama; Structure of important events that occur during the course of the play.
Point of Attack
The moment in the plot when the chain of events of the drama is set in motion that leads eventually to the crisis and resolution.
Protagonist
Main Character
Resolution
ending point of a story, whihc contains the final solution of the resolution
Satire
A genre of drama that uses comedy to expose social and political ills.
Setting
Time and place of a story; contributes to mood and reflects the psychology of the characters.
Subtext
The underline messagecommunicated when characters express one idea but are really thinking or feeling something else.
Symbol
an object that represents something else; a real object that stands for something else
Theme
Any universal topic represented in a drama that gives it structure or focus.
Tragic Flaw
An element of the tragic hero's character that contributes to his or her downfall
Tragic Hero
The main character in a transity who becomes caught in a dramatic conflict that leads to his or her own ruin or death.