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1. Why might the individual responses of various people attending the same performance of a play differ? When judging audience reactions to a play, it is best to judge them broadly. When one if to look for the why of an individual’s response to a play; it can be because of any number of personal reasons. Different people have different senses of humor. Some people like the slapstick type of comedy, while others prefer the more intellectual forms of satire. Then again, it could come down to a person’s mood. Something may have had a bad day, and therefore might not enjoy the play as much. Whereas a person, who is having a good day, might enjoy a mediocre play a lot more than normal. As stated before, any number of personal reasons could affect the viewing of a certain play when focusing on individuals. 2. Should one take into consideration the context in which a performance takes place when estimating its value or effectiveness? Should amateur performances be judged with the same standard used for professional ones? If so, why? If not,
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