Study_Guide_2 - O’Neill Williams Hellman and Miller 4...

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THEA 100 - Study Guide #2 1. Yes. You are expected to retain the information from the first exam and study guide. 2. Be familiar with the significance and/or contribution of the following plays and playwrights: Lysistrata by Aristophanes Pantalone’s Gold The Drunkard (melodrama) Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman The Crucible by Arthur Miller And the School of Theatre Production(s) you were assigned: Push and Die Fledermaus 3. Know the contributions or significance of the following persons, characters or groups: George II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen Elizabeth I James I Jerzy Growtowski Constantin Stanislavski Innamorati Pantalone Commedia dell’Arte Stella Adler Masters Colombina Dottore Sanford Meisner Zanni Capitano Aristophanes Lee Strasberg Arlecchino Auguste Comte Karl Marx Charles Darwin Sigmund Freud Ibsen, Chekhov, and Shaw Zola, Strindberg, and Antoine
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Unformatted text preview: O’Neill, Williams, Hellman, and Miller 4. Know the definitions of the following terms: Trochaic Heptameter farce prose romantic comedy Lazzi iambic pentameter satire topical humor Function of the Director Star System Unified Production Concept Traditional vs. Conceptual Directors Old Comedy/New Comedy The Method Repetition Exercises Romanticism Naturalism Realism 5. You should be very familiar with Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing , and Three Sisters. Quotes from these plays will be included, but not from plays read before the first midterm. However, you should still be familiar with the plays we read before the first midterm. 6. You should be able to identify a complete theme statement as on the first midterm. THE SECOND MIDTERM AND THE FINAL ARE COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS....
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Mcgregor,annette during the Spring '05 term at Penn State.

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