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drama
story written to be acted out
actors and actresses taking parts
tradegies and comedies
tragedies
serious plays which hero or heroine suffers defeat or death
lighting
helps to establish the desired mood or the time of day or season
climax
emotional or suspenseful moment to keep audience interested
monologue
a long speech spoken by one character
suspense
makes reader uncertain or untense to wut is to happen next
charcterization
methods used to present the personaility of a character
symbol
thing that has meaning in itself but represents or stands for something else
verbal irony
when writer or speaker says one thing and means something completly different
irony of a situation
situation turns out completly different from what we expect
dramatic irony
when reader knows something character in play or story doesnt
narration
kind of writing or speaking that relates a story
tone
attitude writer takes to the subject
inference
a reasonable conclusion made about something based on clues
theme
main idea
allusion
referance of work to an actual event person or place which the speaker expects the audience to recognize