Unformatted text preview: characters. Not one dimensional 3) LANGUAGE - not exclusively the spoken word. Need to understand metaphor. Includes the signs and the symbols. Everything else that carries the playwright’s message. ‘Body language” Words cloth an intellectual idea or a felt feeling. Don’t need to use words to express message. David Mamet –“word smith” doesn’t use too many words but chooses his words carefully. VERY IMPORTANT 4) MEANING/THEME 5) MUSIC 6) Spectacle 3 types of play structure in West 1) Climatic 2) Episodic 3) Situational...
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- Spring '08
- Theatre, David Mamet, Drama Aristotle, actor pleasure, place Drama