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Glossary of Dramatic Terms

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This four-page glossary of dramatic terms is useful both for the novice student of literature or drama. Below are sample entries from the glossary:

Antagonist
A character or force against which another character struggles. Creon is Antigone's antagonist in Sophocles' play Antigone; Teiresias is the antagonist of Oedipus in Sophocles' Oedipus the King.

Catastrophe
The action at the end of a tragedy that initiates the denouement or falling action of a play. One example is the dueling scene in Act V of Hamlet in which Hamlet dies, along with Laertes, King Claudius, and Queen Gertrude.

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This four-page glossary of dramatic terms is useful both for the novice student of literature or drama. Below are sample entries from the glossary:

Antagonist
A character or force against which another ...

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