TERM/WEEK: THIRD TERM/WEEK 4
DATE: 12th July, 2020
CLASS: JSS 1
TOPIC: Features of Drama (Theme, Stage and Costume)
Reference: Standard Literature-in-English for Junior Secondary Schools.
Notes for the Students
The features of drama is that it has to be performed on stage in front of an audience.
Some features are: actors, dialogue, action, plot, audience, theme, character, costume and stagecraft.
Definition of each features:
Actors: Actors are various persons who act in a dramatic or comic work in film, televisions, theatre or radio. An actor is one who interprets a dramatic character.
Dialogue: This is a written or spoken conversation exchange between two or more people.
Theme: it is the central idea of the story. The theme carries the moral of the story and what is expected to be learnt from the dramatic performance.
Character: A character is one of the persons who appears in the play. There are major and minor characters.
Stagecraft: This refers to surroundings and various props needed to promote the atmospheric effect of the drama.
Write down the meaning of costume and audience.