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GreekDramaNotes - Greek Drama What is Drama The elements of...

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Greek Drama What is Drama? The elements of Drama? Characters Plot Action Audience Genre Read the play at least twice Aristotle’s Memis- meaning drama is the imitation of the natural. Interpretation History of the play Playwright Themes Evolution of previous plays Socioeconomic aspect of time period Types of theatres, stages and their atmospheres of audiences Important writers of the genre. Main eras of drama Vocabulary Relationships between Greeks and Gods. What type of influence it may have on the plays. Zeus was the ruler of all Gods. Culture and rituals What is ritual in terms of the Greeks? They make sacrifices to their Gods in a form of atonement The Seasons: spring and summer…is when Haty’s wife is allowed to come back up from the Under World. Oral tradition Story telling: is when a story is passed down. Religion explains why some things are what they are.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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