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Robert Neff Group 4 1. a. A problem play is a play that expresses a cocial problem so that it can be remedied. b. Box sets are commonly used is realistic plays, a true-to-life interior containing a room or rooms with the fourth wall removed. This makes the audience feel like they are viewing the artist’s private lives. c. Avant-garde is any work of art that is experimental, innovative, or unconventional. d. Existentialism is a post World War II philosophy that sees humans as being alone in the universe, without God, so they are entirely responsible for their destinies. e. Alienation effect is the effect given to the audience so that they realize it is only a play. f. A small theatre around the 1950s that dealt with current issues at the time is called Off Broadway. g. Off Off Broadway is an even smaller theatre that has plays in nontraditional places like a storefront. h. A performance art can be anything from theatre, music, opera, and dance performed by a person. 2. a. Naturalism is a type of Realism that imitates real life.
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