dramatic unities


plural noun

the three unities of time, place, and action observed in classical drama as specified by Aristotle in his Poetics.

Nearby words

  1. dramady,
  2. dramamine,
  3. dramatic,
  4. dramatic irony,
  5. dramatic monologue,
  6. dramatics,
  7. dramatis personae,
  8. dramatist,
  9. dramatization,
  10. dramatize

Origin of dramatic unities

First recorded in 1920–25

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