What is drama? The Collins dictionary describes drama as a serious

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What is drama? The Collins dictionary describes drama as a serious play for theatre, television or radio.

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What is drama? The Collins dictionary describes drama as a serious play for theatre, television or radio.

Drama is enjoyed today as much if not more than in when it was invented. Everyone around the world in some time in their lives has relied on drama to bring pleasure, fear and entertainment.

Millions of people have become famous and have earned their living through bringing drama to the public through the silver screen and through the small screen. Today drama has expanded from the stage that it started from. It is not necessary for people to have to purchase tickets and go to the
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One of the most famous tragedies is the play
Macbeth also known as the Scottish play because some actors that played a part in the Macbeth play believe that it is cursed and that mentioning the name means bad luck. The actual king Macbeth was liked by the population of Scotland and did not go mad but he did murder king Duncan to become the king of Scotland. The play was performed as early as 1606. The play was published in 1623 in the first edition of
Shakespeare's works.

For my assignment, I am going to describe and view the opening scene from Macbeth where the three witches discuss future events and plot what they will do with Macbeth.

The first production is Roman Polanski's version of the play Macbeth.
This film was made in 1971, The entrance for this film produces an eerie effect as the first shot is a panoramic view while the night's sky quickly turns today. There is a strange sound in the background but there is no speech. All that can be seen is seagulls in the background that are circling the sky waiting for prey. In the next scene three witches appear and begin to dig a hole on the beach where the scene is set. The witches do not say anything at all yet. The meaning behind this is to make the scene as strange as possible. They begin to put strange objects in the hole including a noose, a forearm and hand, a dagger and then to finish it off they sprinkle herbs on

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