Drama Genre Definition – What’s the best definition for the drama fiction genre? The drama genre is strongly based in a character, or characters, that are in conflict at a crucial moment in their lives. Most dramas revolve around families and often have tragic or painful resolutions.

Drama depends a lot on realistic characters dealing with emotional themes, such as: alcoholism, drug addiction, infidelity, morals, racism, religion, intolerance, sexuality, poverty, class issues, violence, and corruption [society or natural disasters can even be thrown in from time to time]. Drama often crosses over and meshes with other genres

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drama genre definition book coverDrama Genre Definition – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the drama fiction genre.

1. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

2. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

3. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

4. Antigone by Sophocles

5. As You Like It by William Shakespeare

6. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

7. Hamlet by William Shakespeare

8. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

9. King Lear by William Shakespeare

10. Macbeth by William Shakespeare

11. Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

12. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

13. Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

14. Othello by William Shakespeare

15. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

16. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

17. The Crucible by Arthur Miller

18. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

19. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

20. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

21. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

22. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

23. The Tempest by William Shakespeare

24. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

25.Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

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Drama Genre Definition – Related Book Genres

* Ethnic Fiction Genre

* Family Saga Genre

* Multicultural Fiction Genre

* Romance Genre Definition

* Slice of Life Fiction Genre

* Tragedy Genre

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