is a performance piece that is written to be presented on stage to an audience.
A more common term for drama is a play. All plot actions and character
development is shown through the actions and speech, or dialogue, of the
actors. Drama can be written as prose or poetry and may be fiction or
nonfiction, although usually dramas are fictional. Drama in its written form
will include directions for the actors and descriptions of the setting.
While a young man's fancy may turn to love in the spring, it's on everyone's mind as February 14th, a.k.a. St. Valentine's Day,...
Reading Set: 6 Passages
Is there any more magical phrase than “Once upon a time”? This beginning of so many classic fairy tales sends the reader into a...
Reading Set: 10 Passages
"For never was there a tale of more
woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William
Shakespeare's "Romeo an...
Reading Set: 4 Passages
by William Shakespeare from The Merchant of Venice
Act IV, Scene 1 passage: William Shakespeare's chara...
243 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Figurative Language and Theme
by William Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet
Act III passage: Everything seemed to be going so we...
507 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Figurative Language, Story Elements, and Summary
by William Shakespeare from Macbeth
Act V passage: Macbeth's lament for his wife is full...
196 Words, 11th-12th Grades, Figurative Language and Theme
by George Bernard Shaw from Pygmalion
The much-loved musical "My Fair Lady" had its origi...
552 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Character Traits, Context Clues, and Summary
by Florence Holbrook from Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades
One of the most popular fairy tales of all time is “...
1,130 Words, 1st-3rd Grades, Summary and Theme
Act I, Scene 5 passage: In this passage from "Romeo ...
218 Words, 8th-10th Grades, Figurative Language, Rhythm & Rhyme, and Summary
Act IV, Scene 1 passage: This passage from "Romeo an...
565 Words, 8th-10th Grades, 740L - 1050L, Story Elements