drama

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performance of a part or role in a drama acting , performing , playacting , playing
Greek tragedian; the father of Greek tragic drama (525-456 BC) Aeschylus
United States drama critic and journalist (1887-1943) Alexander Woollcott , Woollcott
section of a choral ode answering a previous strophe in classical Greek drama; the second of two metrically corresponding sections in a poem antistrophe
drama of shocking black humor black comedy
juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect black humor , black humour
tragic drama's purification catharsis
ode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama choral ode
drama more suitable for reading that for performing closet drama
light and humorous drama with a happy ending comedy
light amusing drama comedy
ballet that stresses the drama with features of comedy comedy ballet
drama of satire and light humor with happy resolution commedia dell'arte
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot) conflict
close or climax of drama or narrative denouement
lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction dialog , dialogue
(Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama; the Greek name of Bacchus Dionysus
act of performing a drama dramatic performance , dramatic production
British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965) Eliot , T. S. Eliot , Thomas Stearns Eliot
segment in a drama episode
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