Documents about Tennessee Williams

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    Exam 2 Study Guide 2

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... Study Guide for Exam #2 (November 12) Material from October 10 to November 9 1. Pages 689-734 a. A Doll House b. The Rise of Realism c. Henrik Ibsen 2. Lectures of "Elements of the Modern Stage" 3. Changing Stages: America and classroom discussions a. Eugene O'Neill b. Federal Theatre Project c. Arthur Miller d. House UnAmerican Activities Committee Meetings e. Clifford Odets f. Tennessee Williams 4. Death of a Salesman pages 1126-1167 5. Bertolt Brecht pages 998-999 and classroom discussions/films 6. Theatre of the Absurd page 1206-1207 and classroom discussions/films ...

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    Study Guide2

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... Study Guide for Exam #2 (November 12) Material from October 10 to November 9 1. Pages 689-734 a. A Doll House b. The Rise of Realism c. Henrik Ibsen 2. Lectures of Elements of the Modern Stage 3. Changing Stages: America and classroom discussions a. Eugene ONeill b. Federal Theatre Project c. Arthur Miller d. House UnAmerican Activities Committee Meetings e. Clifford Odets f. Tennessee Williams 4. Death of a Salesman pages 1126-1167 5. Bertolt Brecht pages 998-999 and classroom discussions/films 6. Theatre of the Absurd page 1206-1207 and classroom discussions/films ...

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    Exam Review

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ate complex black characters, alcoholic Wrote "A Long Days Journey Into Night" The account of a family plagued by illness and addictions, "saddest play ever written" "Ah! Wilderness" in response to A Long Day's Journey, depicts family in a good light o Arthur Miller: in playwriting project during depression, wrote The Crucible, The Death of a Salesman D of S: big on American Dream, when first show ended, everyone was crying Crucible: play that compared Salem Witch trials with McCarthy trials HUAC o Tennessee Williams : forgiving poet of heart, dealt a lot with sex, death and religion A Streetcar Named Desire: Williams' best play, power of sexual desire, plea for understanding for delicate people, first titled as Poker Night The Glass Menagerie: first performed play, over-all atmosphere of Williams' pre-war life o Lorraine Hansberry: A Raisin in the Sun: first to be written by a black woman and directed by a black man, about black problems (poverty, slavery) o Samuel Beckett: emotional identi ...

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    3-19-08 notes

    Colorado, THTR 1009

    Excerpt: ... March 19, 2008 Who? Playwright- Tennessee Williams (birth name: Thomas Lanier Williams) Tendency in his works to have some autobiographical influence South Takes place on the Pollitt Plantation He won a Pulitzer prize Southern Gothic writing style ...

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    Notes

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... to achieve goals o All my Sons most popular Miller play o Anonymity of the writer dialogue is real and feels like no one wrote it; Tennessee Williams changed this with poetic dialogue Tennessee Williams o A Streetcar Named Desire originally titled Poker Night Realism o Poetic o Social o AntiRealism and Expressionism o Tennessee Williams A Glass Menagerie (dream) o Arthur Miller Death of a Salesman (post WWII gender roles) o *RELIES ON SET DESIGN, COSTUMES, AND ACTING* OCTOBER 31, 2007 Death of a Salesman Whats the big deal? o Comparison of oneself to others o Not reaching goals (the American Dream) First produced in 1949 and won Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award Worldwide success Miller was 34 when he wrote the play Written in 6 weeks Originally the play was to follow chronological order Originally titled, The Inside of His Head o First image was an enormous head in which the action would take place Is it a tragedy? o Aristotle only characters of noble ...

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    Students

    Seminole CC, ENC 1102

    Excerpt: ... sula K. Le Guin Jack London Bobbie Ann Mason William Wordsworth William Butler Yeats William Stafford Allen Ginsberg Sophocles Henrik Ibsen Tim O'Brien Tillie Olsen Katherine Anne Porter Amy Tan John Updike Arthur Miller Tennessee Williams August Williams Donald Justice Seamus Heaney Vachel Lindsey D. H. Lawrence Emily Dickinson Samuel Taylor Coleridge James Merrill Robert Burns Elizabeth Barrett Browning Robert Browning Gwendolyn Brooks Elizabeth Bishop Wallace Stevens Gary Snyder Percy B. Shelley Rilke Adrienne Rich Alice Walker These authors are in your text along with their writings. I suggest you look at them before you make a decision, or even if you have already decided but think you want to change your mind. bb ...

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    Research Paper Notes

    Seminole CC, ENC 1102

    Excerpt: ... sula K. Le Guin Jack London Bobbie Ann Mason William Wordsworth William Butler Yeats William Stafford Allen Ginsberg Sophocles Henrik Ibsen Tim O'Brien Tillie Olsen Katherine Anne Porter Amy Tan John Updike Arthur Miller Tennessee Williams August Williams Donald Justice Seamus Heaney Vachel Lindsey D. H. Lawrence Emily Dickinson Samuel Taylor Coleridge James Merrill Robert Burns Elizabeth Barrett Browning Robert Browning Gwendolyn Brooks Elizabeth Bishop Wallace Stevens Gary Snyder Percy B. Shelley Rilke Adrienne Rich Alice Walker These authors are in your text along with their writings. I suggest you look at them before you make a decision, or even if you have already decided but think you want to change your mind. bb ...

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    FINAL REVIEW SHEET

    Vermont, THE 50

    Excerpt: ... THE 050: FINAL REVIEW DATA: Sophocles Antigone: 441 BCE Kan'ami Matsukaze: 15th Century Shakespeare King Lear: 1606 Suzki's Lear- 1988 Henik Ibsen A Doll's House: 1879 Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire: 1947 Jean Anouilh's Antigone: 1943 Mother Courage and Her Children- Bertolt Brecht 1939 Antigone, Too- Martha Boesing : 1983 Angels in America- Tony Kushner: 1991 Cloud 9- Carly Churchill: 1979 Fires in the Mirror- Anna Deavere Smith: 1991 Dr. Faustus- Christopher Marlowe: 1593 The Faustus Project- Catherine Schuler and Susan Leonardi: 1993 Greek theatre: -Athens -534 (Thesbus named best actor)-404 BC (end of Peloponnesian War) -Judged and prizes awarded -religious undertones -two types: tragedy and comedy -masks were worn [chorus wore same masks] -Ampitheatre- orchestra and skene (green room) -parade, civic festival (City of Dionysia in ancient Greece) - 500-400 BCE -Prologue, Parados (intro chorus), Epidoes (action of play), Odes (lyrical chorus), Catastrophe (down fall), Exodus (final scene). ...

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    Exam 2 Study Guide

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    Old Exams

    UNC, DRAMA 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    drama 16 final exam study guide

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    drama_16_final_exam_study_guide[1]

    UNC, DRAMA DRAMA 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    Drama 116 Old Exams

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    Drama 116 Old Exams no bold

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    Practice Test Questions

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    Study Guide1

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... of noble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic If is best described by the f ...

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    drama 16 final exam study guide

    UNC, DRAM 116

    Excerpt: ... ble birth could be tragic heroes. Who changed this concept with their play about a traveling salesman? a. Lillian Hellman b. Eugene Ionesco c. Eugene ONeil d. Arthur Miller e. Tennessee Williams 10) _ is a specific exercise to free the actors imagination. a. The fourth wall b. Make up c. Improvisation d. Internal gestures e. Mimicry 11) _ felt that the stage was a platform on which political and social issues could be debated. a. Lillian Hellman b. Bertolt Brecht c. Arthur Miller d. Justice Mayer e. Walter Lee Younger 12) Acting is not _. a. Showing b. Doing c. Portraying a characters wants and needs d. Truthful behavior e. An everlasting search for the truth 13) The actor must above all concentrate on the _ of the characters behavior. a. Color b. Mood c. Texture d. Truth e. Eye color 14) If I want to add colored light to a scene, I would use a. Tissue paper b. Gel c. A follow spot d. A special e. A gobo 15) The Magic "If" is best described by the following a. If I w ...

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    OCT.24.26CHANGING STAGES.America-1

    UNC, DRAMA 116

    Excerpt: ... CHANGING STAGES "America" 1. Eugene O'Neill 2. A Long Days Journey Into Night 3. The Iceman Cometh 4. THE AMERICAN DREAM 5. Federal Theatre Project 6. Arthur Miller 7. Orson Welles' MacBeth 8. The Group Theatre 9. Show Boat 10. Kern and Hammerstein 11. Rodgers and Hammerstein 12. Oklahoma 13. Agnes DeMille 14. West Side Story 15. Origins of Broadway Musical 16. Clifford Odets 17. Waiting for Lefty 18. Billy Rose 19. House UnAmerican Activities Committee (HUAC) 20. Death of a Salesman 21. The Crucible 22. Tennessee Williams 23. A Streetcar Named Desire 24. The Glass Managerie 25. Lorraine Hansberry 26. A Raisin in the Sun ...

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    glassmenagerie

    Augusta State University, ENGL 1102

    Excerpt: ... Chris Kemp Topic Number 1 Thesis: In Tennessee Williams ' play, The Glass Menagerie, Tom is a pathetic character because the suffering and ban fortune that happens to him is not because of his own doing, but it is instead because of the inopportune situation in which he has been placed to live. Topic Sentence 1: Tom and Laura's father abandoned the Wingfield family to move to start a new life leaving Tom as the man as the household and the responsibility of taking care of Amanda and Laura financially. Topic Sentence 2: Tom's mother, Amanda Wingfield, is always nagging or irritating him about something instead of letting him live his life as his own man. Topic Sentence 3: Because of the unfortunate stalemate that Tom has come to in his life because of the responsibility that he has to his family, he is never able to explore the possibilities of life or live his American Dream. Topic Number 4 Thesis: In Tennessee Williams ' play, The Glass Menagerie, the characters have different ways of dealing with problems ...