The Rising of the Moon, 6 elem

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Aristotle's six element of drama in The Rising of the Moon

Lady Gregory's The Rising of the Moon is modern play that contains Aristotle's six elements of drama, which are plot, character, thought, language, music, and spectacle. These elements are the backbone of Lady Gregory's play and many of today's dramas.

The first element is plot. Aristotle tells reads that, " ¦plot, is the goal ¦ and the goal is the greatest thing of all.  Lady Gregory's play contains a basic plot; the sergeant and two of his policemen scout out the docks and make sure a political rebel does not escape from the area by boat. The plot embodies the action, exposition, suspense, rising action, climax, and falling action.

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