equus critiques stuff - Manna Yohannes Mr.Duarte\/5 AP English 4 11 March 2013 Christopher G Busiel Shaffer takes great advantage of visual power in

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Manna Yohannes Mr.Duarte/5 AP English 4 11 March 2013 Christopher G. Busiel Shaffer takes great advantage of visual power in theatre by staging it rather than revealing it through exposition The abstract scenes in the play reveal the relationship between sex and religion The best moments of reenactment are the scenes that end both of the acts Dysart always went to the background during reenactments The reenactments suggest the great importance of the blinding of the horses The reenactments help create a mirror effect as the audience makes important discoveries at the same time that Dysart is making important discoveries Barry B. Witham Equus is neither a great theatre nor bad psychology, but it has elements of both Equus is infused with the same philosophical outlook which was so popular and controversial in 1956 Dysart is not a participant but is rather more of a spectator Dysart craves the kind of extreme passion that Alan has and is able to express
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  • English, Equus, Peter Shaffer, Dysart, Alan Strang, Martin Dysart, Historical reenactment

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