Who was he?

What did he believe about theatre?

What does that mean?

Aristotle's 6 elements of drama:

WHAT he ranks as the important elements of all 'good' drama (in order of greatest to least importance)

1. Plot--the arrangement of dramatic events

2. Characters--the people in the play

3. Thought/Theme--the ideas within the play

4. Language--the poetry and dialogue

5. Music--sound (including vocalizations)

6. Spectacle--visual elements (like scenery)