drama2 - always triumph Clear-cut Morality o Basic level of...

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Vocab Genre- “Kind” , “type” Melodrama, Tragedy, Comedy, Farce Melodrama- nothing mellow about it Serious, Comic, Musical Strong wish fulfillment From French meaning “music-drama” – didn’t need permission to stage an opera- musical accompaniment got around license Popular, Escapist, Sentimental o Want to reach large audience- straightforward in protagonist/antagonist o Takes away complexity, Good and Bad. Nothing in between and good will
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Unformatted text preview: always triumph Clear-cut Morality o Basic level of processing with less thought effort Whole Characters o Dont suffer internal division, external conflicts only External Conflict Focus on Plot Emotional Appeal o Theme park ride esque Restores Status quo o If good triumphs over evil, no need to change...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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