How is Rising of the Moon or The Stronger an episodic drama? Any specific evidence from the play to support this?

kaletoncriss | Student

I'm not familiar with Rising of the Moon, but the Stronger is episodic in that it shows just a single scene between two women with little backstory - an episodic play tends to lack over-arching stories or themes; instead, you just get a glimpse of a relationship, for example. Because the play is so short, and doesn't really develop a story so much as it develops characters, themes, and relationships, I think that defines it as episodic.