TAR 103 6ElementsofDrama

TAR 103 6ElementsofDrama - TAR 103 -Dramaturg: Defines the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
TAR 103 -Dramaturg : Defines the playwright’s craft involving the conventions, techniques, and elements the playwright uses. This person is the expert on historical context. -G.E. Lessing : Expands work of dramaturgy. -Aristotle: 4 th Century BCE. He opened a school in Athens and published books on how curriculum should be delivered. The Poetics is a treatise where rules for drama are outlined. It gives information or ways to find insights on what playwrights intended. In his definition of drama, it is an imitation of human action. -There are 6 elements as to what drama contains. There is a beginning and ending to a plot. Nothing exists beyond the beginning and end of a plot. The plot is the most important element for Aristotle. -Genre = type or category. It is purposely selected by the playwright to convey correctly what they are trying to show. -Tragedy - A tragedy explores individual and moral journeys of people. Dire consequences. Life can be beautiful and wonderful or cruel and unjust. -Classic Tragedy
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

TAR 103 6ElementsofDrama - TAR 103 -Dramaturg: Defines the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online