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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Learning To Use Dramatic Structure

(The Wrap-Up Magazine) Dramatic Structure is a scene in which the characters finally learn what the audience has known. Dramatic structure makes it easy to learn, explore, and join the Digparty and talk. Dramatic structure (also called Freytag's pyramid) is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film.

Act 1: The Exposition

Here, the audience learns the setting (Time/Place), characters are developed, and a conflict is introduced.

Act 2: Rising Action

The action of this act leads the audience to the climax. It is common for complications to arise, or for the protagonist to encounter obstacles.

Act 3: The Climax

This is the turning point of the play. The climax is characterized by the highest amount of suspense.

Act 4: Falling Action

The opposite of Rising Action, in the Falling Action the story is coming to an end, and any unknown details or plot twists are revealed and wrapped up.

Act 5: Denouement or Resolution

This is the final outcome of the drama. Here the authors tone about his or her subject matter is revealed, and sometimes a moral or lesson is learned.