# DramaAnalysis v3.0.1

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## Analysis of Dramatic Texts

Analysis of preprocessed dramatic texts, with respect to literary research. The package provides functions to analyze and visualize information about characters, stage directions, the dramatic structure and the text itself. The dramatic texts are expected to be in CSV format, which can be installed from within the package, sample texts are provided. The package and the reasoning behind it are described in Reiter et al. (2017) <doi:10.18420/in2017_119>.

# DramaAnalysis with R

This package contains a number of functions to support the analysis of dramatic texts.

## Features

• Summary statistics about the number of words and utterances per character
• Statistics about word use from a dictionary per character
• Support for stylometric analyses by character or text
• Generation of a report for a dramatic text

## Example

# loads a specific, pre-packaged play
data(rksp.0)

# calculates standard stats about a character
charStat <- characterStatistics(rksp.0)

# fix character names
charStat <- characterNames(charStat, rksp.0)

# plot them as a bar plot
barplot(charStat)


# Requirements

DramaAnalysis works on Mac OS X, Windows 10 and Linuxes, and requires R 3.3 or later.

# Installation

# installation from CRAN
install.packages("DramaAnalysis")

# Install newest development version, requires devtools to be installed