Ch 6: American Drama for 12th Grade: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The American Drama for 12th Grade chapter of this 12th Grade English Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand American drama for 12th grade. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of American drama for 12th grade.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering 12th grade English material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn 12th grade English. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding American drama for 12th grade
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about American drama for 12th grade
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra English learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the American drama for 12th grade chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know; review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the American drama for 12th grade chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any American drama question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an American drama unit of a standard 12th grade English course. Topics covered include:

  • Dialogue and nonverbal communication in dramas
  • Motivation of characters in dramas
  • Tennessee Williams' biography and works
  • Arthur Miller's biography and works
  • Eugene O'Neill's biography and works

12 Lessons in Chapter 6: American Drama for 12th Grade: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Inferring Mood in Drama

1. Inferring Mood in Drama

When reading a play, the reader must figure out what the overall mood is using evidence found within the text. This lesson will teach you where to look in the script to find the clues to the mood.

Character Motivation in a Drama

2. Character Motivation in a Drama

Motivation is a term that applies to many aspects of life. In this lesson, you'll apply the term to literature and learn how motivation functions in a play.

Character Dialogue & Nonverbal Communication in a Drama

3. Character Dialogue & Nonverbal Communication in a Drama

Characters in plays have two ways of communicating with the audience and each other. They can use verbal or nonverbal forms of communication. In this lesson, you'll learn about how both are used in drama.

Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

4. Tennessee Williams: Biography, Works, and Style

This lesson provides insight into the life, work and style of one of the most influential playwrights of our time, Tennessee Williams. His major works include 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.'

A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

5. A Streetcar Named Desire: Summary and Analysis

Learn about the controversial play 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' why it was so controversial, and why it is still considered a classic piece of American literature.

The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

6. The Glass Menagerie: Summary and Analysis

Tennessee Williams' first big hit, 'The Glass Menagerie,' known as the memory play, fascinated audiences for its presentation of one man's vision of his past. This lesson will go into the basic plot of this story, as well as explore the major symbols and elements of style in the play.

Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

7. Arthur Miller: Biography and Major Plays

In this lesson, we will talk about the life of one of America's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller. We will take a close look at his role in the American political scene of the 1950s and give insight into some of his most influential works.

Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

8. Arthur Miller's The Crucible: Summary and Quotes

What's Arthur Miller's play 'The Crucible' all about? Witches! Communists! Allegories! It's the Red Scare of the McCarthy era as told through the metaphor of the Salem witch trials of colonial America.

Eugene O'Neill: Biography and Major Plays

9. Eugene O'Neill: Biography and Major Plays

Winner of four Pulitzer Prizes and one Nobel Prize, playwright Eugene O'Neill is a major figure in American drama. In this lesson, we'll look at his tumultuous life and review the most notable plays from his acclaimed career.

Lillian Hellman: Biography, Plays & Books

10. Lillian Hellman: Biography, Plays & Books

Lillian Hellman was one of the most prominent female playwrights of the mid-twentieth century, known for her social realist dramas, but her involvement in sometimes-unpopular politics has overshadowed her reputation.

Mary Warren: Monologue, Character Traits & Character Analysis

11. Mary Warren: Monologue, Character Traits & Character Analysis

This lesson provides an overview of the character Mary Warren in Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible.' Mary is a weak and lonely girl who is swept up into the frenzy of the Salem Witch Trials.

Aspects of Theatre: Set, Stage & Crew

12. Aspects of Theatre: Set, Stage & Crew

This lesson introduces lesser known aspects of theatrical productions, including the vocabulary for stage components and directions, sets, and an overview of the crew and their functions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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