Drama 115 February 18

Drama 115 February 18 - -wish fulfillment-takes away...

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Drama 115 February 18, 2008 Next play- A Doll’s House - Vocab: o Genre: “kind,” “type” tragedy, comedy, melodrama and farce are the four types o Melodrama-nothing mellow about it From the French melo-drame- “music-drama” The World of Melodrama - popular, escapist, sentimental
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Unformatted text preview: -wish fulfillment-takes away complexity of tragic world view -Clear-cut morality -More simple view of life and right and wrong-Whole characters-External conflict-Focus on plot-Emotional appeal- more heightened and vivid -Restores status quo...
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