A b s t r a c t
The compositional category of description and more broadly understood descriptiveness in drama has always been marginalized in the theatrical-literary discourse. However, the models of description appearing in it, due to its stage purpose, are characterized by not only the richness of articulation, but also constitute an element sine qua non in creating the presented reality. It includes three spatial models: space shown on stage, adjacent space (by the stage), narrated space. Direct description proves to be the most typical for drama, which occurs either in stage directions, or in the main text. However, the dispersed quasi-description contained in the dialogues or the sub-linguistic descriptiveness realized excluding the semantics of a word.