Elements of a Play

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Elements of a Play Focus Characters, plot, setting, etc. Action Conflict change Plot Implies judgment on playwright selection Implies arrangement Usually considered the most important thing Centers around action of some kind Focus on some conflict (External or Internal) Conflict can be psychological, intellectual, spiritual, etc. Plot as distinct from story, the patterned arrangement in a drama of events & Dramatic Purpose (purpose can be…) Educational Religious For pure entertainment Point of View Treatment of subject, genre (tragic or comedy?) Action Emphasis on action in a play comes from Aristotle Tragedy is an imitation of an action Your play needs to have at its heart, an action Plays have to be realistic imitation of human action that is real Action goes…
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