Act without words

Act without words - body Not meant to be funny Meant to be...

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Act without words -I Tantalus – greek methology Animated version – Merrie Melodies Fighting against an unknown, unapproachable omnipotent force Tease, malicious, nagging, cruel, nagging, unsympathetic force Trying again and again but never succeed for physical survival Act without words Merrie Melodies Audience Adults Kids and adults Ending Beckett gives up, attempts suicide, free will lost Hooney tunes: can’t speak, no voice, no body, endless torment Body Remain whole Got erased, blown up, turn into a flower, transformable
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Unformatted text preview: body Not meant to be funny Meant to be funny More sympathy -> human Less sympathy -> can’t get hurt (transformable body) Sad desperate Never loose his hope Threatened relationship between body and environment Incongruity: disagreement between inner and outer bodies. Absurd, non sense, non sequester as reactions to world Question those in power and their motives – The Simpson. Anxiety about technology – Toy Story, Roger Rabbit Alice in Wonderland Celpaint...
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2009 for the course CAT CAT 3 taught by Professor Knight during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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