Elements of Drama By: kylee tamez

Allusion - when a story mentions characters, events, or language from other stories.

The writers of the movie scream alluded to munch's work of art the scream.

Comic Relief

comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that offset more serious sections.

Romeo and Juliet had a lot of comic relief for a dramatic play.

Aside - a short remark or set of lines that are spoken by a character directly to the audience.

"Shall I hear more or shall I speak at this"

Foil Characters - In fiction, a foil is a character who contrasts with another character

Scars contrasts with Mofasa.

Monologue - a long speech spoken by a character to himself, another character or audience.

Elsa has a part in the movie frozen were she speaks about "concealing and not feeling".

Dialogue - conversation between two or more characters.

Romeo and Juliet having a conversation.

Soliloquy - a long speech representing thoughts spoken aloud.

Juliet thinking to herself aloud about Romeo

Tragic Hero - is a literary character who makes a judgment error that inevitably leads to his/her own destruction.

Oxymoron - a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction


Foreshadowing - be a warning or indication of (a future event).

The button key was foreshadowing that Caroline was going to get threatened with button eyes.

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