introlecture3a

introlecture3a - Character Thought Diction Music spectacle...

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3 questions 1. In what country are cosmetic advertisers being accused of racism for recent television ads? India 2. What group’s tunes were used to release the newest version of a virtual music game? The Beatles 3. After a year-long absence for medical reasons, who returned yesterday to his position as CEO of Apple? Steve Jobs
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The play
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Reading the play Made up primarily of dialogue Highly controlled structure Simulated reflection of human experience Be aware of all that is not said Intention is conveyed primarily through dialogue
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Dramatic action Aristotle - poetics 3 step building process Deliberately shaped Variety Engages & maintains interest Is internally consistent
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Inciting incident Point of attack Complications Crisis Resolution
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Organizing dramatic action Unity Plot
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Unformatted text preview: Character Thought Diction Music spectacle Analyzing plays What are the given circumstances and how is this information conveyed? What is each character willing to do to achieve goals? Where is the attack? What is the MDQ? What is the tone of the play and is it consistent throughout? What are the major themes of the play? Form in drama Tragedy Comedy Tragicomedy Melodrama farce Style in drama Results from a distinctive mode of expression or method of presentation Grounded in assumptions that are truthful and valuable Results from the manner in which a playwright manipulates the means of expression Results from the manner in which the play is presented in the theatre Oedipus Rex Oedipus rex Oedipus rex...
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2010 for the course THEA 100 taught by Professor Munnell during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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