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August 25, 2008 Perspectives in Western Drama Quotable Figures     o William Shakespeare o Samuel Taylor Coleridge o Jean Genet “Theatre is a true image told through a false spectacle” o Pablo Picasso “Art to lie reveals the truth” Elements of Drama: Aristotle’s Six o Aristotle:  Poetics (335 BC) o Classical                      Modern Plot                                    Plot Character    Character Thought     Through Diction                  Language Music                              Acting Spectacle    Stagecraft
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1936 – Romeo and Juliet o Deviated from Expectations Actors seemed older than what expected Play calls for them to be younger
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Unformatted text preview: o Conformed to Expectations Talked in the manner expected (strong dialect and confusing words) 2nd Version Romeo and Juliet o Younger actors than first film/better suited for what was expected/more plausible o Color film, more emotion put into roles than first o More intimacy for close-ups, see facial expressions more 3 rd Version Romeo and Juliet o More comic relief o Greater sexual vibe o Expect more modern dialogue/language keep up with time o Everything was updated but diction o More camera work/stolen moments in elevator o Equal competitors, Romeo was not as dominant; Juliet wanted Romeo as well...
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2009 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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