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Unformatted text preview: operation are still debated by scholars. Served as stage and transportation from town to town Mouth of Hell aka Hell Mouth usually a large fish-shaped orifice from which smoke & explosions, fueled by gunpowder, belched constantly Devils took great delight in stuffing victims into these maws One of the machines required seventeen men to operate Toward end of the Middles Ages There was a gradual decline of the religious theatre One reason was a weakening of the church, culminating in the Protestant Reformation Second reason was the secular qualities of drama finally overcame the religious material The Reckoning Trial of this woman has killed a child but they later find out someone from the church did it Mystery play / suspense...
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08