DRAMA

DRAMA

Drama is a play acted/performed by actors on a stage. Actors represent dramatically the actions in work through dialogue. It is acted out before audience. Drama is the first literature that existed.

Drama is divided into three kinds

KINDS/TYPES OF DRAMA

  1. Tragedy: This is a play/story that often ends in disaster or sorrowfully. It is concerned with the subject matter about human suffering and human suffering and corresponding terrible events in a dignified manner.
  2. Comedy: Comedy refers to any work general intended to be humorous/amusing by dancing, laughter, especially in theatre, television, filling stand-up comedy or any other medium of entertainment.
  3. Tragicomedy: Is a literary genre that blends aspects of both tragic and comic form. It variously describes either a tragic play which contains enough comic elements to lighten the overall mood or a serious play with a happy ending.

CHARACTERISTIC OF DRAMA

  1. Drama is an action Centered
  2. It makes use of costumes and props
  3. It is presented in the form at dialogue
  4. It is written in acts and scenes
  5. It makes use of stage directions
  6. It is performed before an audience
  7. It is performed on a stage by dramatic personal/cast
  8. It is sustained by conflict
  9. It educates and entertains.
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