Elements of Drama

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GCSE Drama Flashcards on Elements of Drama, created by libarlow1998 on 06/21/2013.

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Climax The climax of the play is when a sense of expectations built up and the story and actiondreach their most critical point. Feelings spill over and tension is released
Anti-climax Anti-climax is when there has been the same build-up but the key moments doesn't come, Alternatly the outcome is less serious, or delayed.
Rhythm, pace and tempo The rhythem, pace and tempo of a piece of drama involves the speed at which the action moves along and how this changes. changes in rhythem, pace and tempo are also reflected in speech.
Characterisation . Having a thorough insight into, and understanding of the role . Your ability to draw on a range of techniqueds to creat your character . your ability to sustain a role
Symbols A symbol is a reoccurring object or image that represents a theme or ideas within a piece of drama In drama, symbols are yoused to represent ideas or feelings.
Symbols A symbol is a reoccurring object or image that represents a theme or ideas within a piece of drama In drama, symbols are yoused to represent ideas or feelings.
Symbols A symbol is a reoccurring object or image that represents a theme or ideas within a piece of drama In drama, symbols are yoused to represent ideas or feelings.
Contrastes Contrasts created when opposites are put together to produce a specific effect or impressiopn. Contrasts can occur between things that are directly seen or heard (for example speech vs silence, movement vs stillnes) or contrasts could be in the polay as a whole, such as contrasts in location, themeor characterisation.