2 MonologueA long speech by a single character without another character's response.
3 SoliloquyA speech in a play that is meant to be heard by the audience but not by other characters on the stage. If there are no other characters present, the soliloquy represents the character thinking aloud.
4 PrologueAn introductory section of a literary work that occurs before the story actually begins.
5 SonnetA 14 line poem. A Shakespearean sonnet contains three quatrains followed by a couplet.
6 ChorusAn actor in Elizabethan drama who recites the prologue and epilogue to a play and sometimes comments on the action.
14 Comedy Tragedy Mixed Form Dramatic GenresComedy Tragedy Mixed FormDrama in which characters experience a reversal of fortune, usually for the better. Comedies usually end happily.Drama in which characters experience a reversal of fortune, usually for the worse. In a tragedy the characters usually suffer.Drama that contains elements of both Comedy and Tragedy.MelodramaHeroic DramaParodySatire
15 Stage DirectionDescriptive or interpretive comments that provide readers (and actors) with information about the how to read each line, how to act in a specific scene, or where to stand, move or look on stage.
16 CostumeA style of dress, including accessories and hairdos worn on the stage, and usually associated with a particular region, group, or historical period.
17 PropArticles or objects that appear on stage during a play.