Part 2 of the Understanding Drama video. Learning Objectives for this video:
English Literature Drama. Learn about Literature and Understanding Drama. Enhance your appreciation of plays as works of literature interpreted in dramatic performances. Learn the relative importance of the elements of drama: exposition, complication, climax, and resolution.
Explore theater as both a literary form and a performance art, gaining insight to plays as works of literature interpreted in dramatic performances.
Understand the challenges of writing for the stage and the factors considered in transforming a script into 'live' theater.
Examine the elements of dramatic structure: exposition, complication, climax, and resolution.
Survey the works of playwrights in all dramatic forms: tragedy, drama, melodrama, comedy, and farce.
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