Introduction The word drama comes from the Greek meaning “to act, do or perform”, and it is in the several subtle and diverse meanings of “to perform” that drama can be said to have begun. English subject leader development materials Autumn 2008 (Ref: 00469-2008) Focus: Exploring the issues that affect drama in English. This handbook, which addresses specialists and non-specialists of drama alike, provides a concise overview of dramatic genres and developments in the history of British drama. Realistic literature offered a new type of literature, one in which the public and society could relate to. If one bears in mind that the empty stage is the first thing the audience sees, it becomes clear that information is conveyed visually first before the characters appear and start talking. This is obviously done on purpose to set much Renaissance literature is concerned with the ideals of kingship, with the character and behavior of rulers, as in Machiavelli's Prince or Shakespeare's Henry V. Other ideals and values that were represented in the literature were even more significant. All communities accept that their later drama has roots in One of the less-used strategies in Saudi Arabia is teaching and learning vocabulary through drama. The rise of English Drama and the Golden Age D rama or a play is an adaptation to entertain the crowd in Greek, Roman a nd Indian civilizations. In the third and the most important area, the drama, he saved the language from vagueness and vastness and infused actuality and vividness. The sample population of the study comprises two randomly selected first year intermediate classes of … Gradually, it spread to other parts of the world and has become a major genre in literature. CONTENTS Unit 1: The Anglo-Saxon Literature and the Norman French Period 1 Unit 2: The Age of Chaucer 8 Unit 3: Medieval Drama and the Early Renaissance: Age of Queen Elizabeth I 16 Unit 4: The Renaissance-Elizabethan Age 23 Unit 5: The Renaissance-University Wits and Contribution of Shakespeare to This Age 30 Unit 6: The Puritan Age or Age of Milton: Milton as a Poet and His … Basics of English Studies, Version 03/04, Drama 92 . The movement of language and diction was significant because the way the Introduces students to the major ideas, themes, and writers in the development of science fiction as a genre. 26. the drama, the short story, and the novel. 19th Century Drama and Romanticism Toward the end of the century, the Romantic period began in Western Europe, which heavily influenced the theater of that era. Ibsen encouraged writers to discover new and unique and ways of writings; they did not have to follow the common ways of writings. Many different pedagogical methodologies are applied in the field of English as a foreign language. Owing much to Moliere, the English comedy of manners was typically a witty, brittle satire of current mores, especially of relations between the sexes. Drawing on the twin traditions of English and drama produces experiences for pupils that are richer and more rigorous than the … Drama as a literary genre The number of characters, which in the past were called Drámatis Personae, may vary but always includes: • a hero, the protagonist of the play who is not necessarily “heroic”, noble and brave; • a heroine, the play’s main female character; • an antagonist, who is the hero’s main opponent, usually the play’s villain. Shakespeare’s work in prose, poetry, and drama marked the beginning of modernization of English language by introduction of words and expressions, style and form to the language. Romans influence over the English is predominant, when it c omes to the development and rise of English drama. Abstract: The present study investigates the influenceof teaching English subject using drama on the development of intermediate students' creative thinking. It was the intellectual movement known as Humanism that may have expressed most fully the A range of types and themes will be examined.