Dramatic techniques include literary devices and staging elements determined by the playwright, director or stage manager. Dramatic techniques are used by a playwright to enhance the emotional, aural, and visual experien... More »

Some examples of dramatic devices in literature are soliloquies, asides and monologues. In a play, dramatic devices are key elements often used by a playwright to create a connection between the audience and the actors. More »

Salvador Dali used surrealist techniques, primarily the paranoid critical transformation method, to achieve unique visual effects in his artwork. Salvador Dali developed his unique art style in the 1930s, basing his work... More »

In a play, stage directions are instructions from the playwright to the actors and stage crew. Though usually placed in brackets within scripts, they are not spoken. Stage directions relate the author's intentions for ac... More »

The five elements of drama are the thought, theme, and ideas; action and plot; characters; language; and music. The spectacle, consisting of the scenery, props, costumes and special effects of a production, is also an el... More »

Literary terms, or devices, that are used in the play "Julius Caesar" include antithetical statements, epimone, metonymy and anachronisms. An antithesis is a statement that contains contrasting ideas next to one another. More »

School Work Helper gives a list of dramatic devices, such as dramatic irony, paradox, soliloquy, aside and tragedy. Dramatic irony occurs when the reader knows information that the characters in the play do not know. More »