week1 - theatrical conventions Some of the conventions we...

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Please respond to both questions: 1) The opening lecture introduced art, its importance and function in society. Based on ideas presented in the lecture, discuss with your group a specific work of art (novel, play, dance, painting, music, film, etc) that strongly affected or influenced you. Why? 2) Samuel Beckett pushed the boundaries of theater by breaking many rules and
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Unformatted text preview: theatrical conventions. Some of the conventions we expect are: a plot, a conflict, a clear beginning, middle & end, action, recognizable characters, etc. His play forces us to experience theater in unfamiliar, even uncomfortable ways. What was your experience of watching this show? What do you think Beckett is up to? What meaning does this piece hold for you?...
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