Literary Term

1. Drama: Drama is a form of literature which is written in dramatic dialogue form to be performed by some characters on the stage before the audience. A drama can be compared to the mountain. It comes to life when it is taken in the performance of actors who accept the roles of characters and speak the dialogues. Continue reading

Similarity and Dissimilarity Between Riders to the Sea and Classical Play

Discussion about the similarity and dissimilarity between Riders to the Sea and Classical play.

 After researching and thinking deeply about the play we can say that, there are a large number of similarities and dissimilarities between ‘Riders to the Sea’ and ‘the classical plays’. According to the playwrights the play Riders to the Sea can be called as a Modern Greece Play because all of the characteristics of classical play have been followed fully in this play.  Continue reading

Literary Term: Catharsis, Dramatic Monologue, Character, Characterization, Chorus, One act play

1. Catharsis: Catharsis is the emotional arouse which makes pity and fear to the audiences after watching the end of tragedy.   

2. Dramatic Monologue: A speech delivered when a character is either alone or isolated on the stage.  In dramatic monologue or soliloquy, the character freely gives vent to his feelings. The audience overhears the character talking himself or herself. The Monologues could be private as well as public.  Continue reading