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Elements of Drama: Characters, Plot, Setting & Symbolism

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How is drama different from prose?

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1. Stage directions do all of the following EXCEPT:

2. How do a soliloquy and an aside differ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of characters and other elements in drama. Things you'll need to know to pass the test include the difference between drama and prose, in addition to the elements of plot structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The difference between drama and prose
  • What stage directions do
  • The difference between a soliloquy and an aside
  • Parts of plot structure
  • What a character or prop that is used to represent something else is called

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about drama in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as dialogue and soliloquy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding elements of drama
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about drama

Additional Learning

To learn more about this literary medium, review the corresponding lesson on Characters and Other Elements in Drama. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define drama
  • Learn about dramatic form
  • Discuss plot in drama
  • Explore symbolism in drama
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