When we write in English, we are usually told that clarity is the most important thing. For example, when you write an email using short, simple sentences is the best way to make sure people will understand your email. There are times, however, when you can have a bit more fun and experiment more with how you use English. One of those times is when you are telling a story.
Try to find a dramatic piece that incorporates romance, unrequited love, or two lovers being separated because of some mysterious circumstance. Also, keep in mind that several of these subjects can be combined -- Therac 25 is about two cancer patients who fall in love; The Notebook is a love story and a war story. Find something that speaks to you and use it well. Don’t forget that basics.
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Write about an Empty Birdcage by Elaina M. Ellis The Giant Golden Boy of Biology by Anis Mojgani Prose: The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez The Great Divorce by Kelly Link Basic Understandings Program Oral Interpretation relies on the performer’s ability to portray a wide range of characters and literature all held together under.
Dramatic Oral Interp Comment Sheet. The speakers shall explore a theme by presenting one or more sections taken from one or more of the following areas: drama, prose or poetry (including song lyrics). If more than one selection is used, the selections should be related; they should deal with the same general idea or theme. The title and author(s) of the selection(s) must be given. The.
Humorous or Dramatic Interpretation Rules: IHSA 2013 State Champion in HI What is Dramatic Interp (DI)? Must be memorized No props or costumes No longer than 10 minutes Must be published works, such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, monologues Must be dramatic or humorous.
Drama 101: Intro to Dramatic Art offers short, fun and expertly taught lessons that examine the elements, creation and production of theatre, as well as theatre's development throughout history.
A guide for students (and their coaches!) who are interested in competing in Program Oral Interpretation (POI).