Chapter_5 - PROJECT STYLES OF THEATRE DATE CLIENT DATE NAME...

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PROJECT DATE CLIENT DATE NAME STYLES OF THEATRE
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Genres Genre - A French word meaning “category” or “type” Tragedy Comedy Farce Burlesque Satire Domestic Comedy Comedy of Manners Comedy of Ideas
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Genres Continued Heroic Drama Melodrama Domestic or Bourgeois Drama Tragicomedy A. Shakespearean Tragicomedy B. Modern Tragicomedy
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Tragedy A serious drama involving important personages caught in calamitous circumstances Evokes in the audience fear and apprehension for the characters who are suffering, and admiration for the courage they display Considered by many to be the loftiest and most profound form of theatre It probes very basic questions about human existence It assumes that the universe is indifferent to human concerns, and often cruel or malevolent
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tragedy "song for the goat" - any event with a sad and unfortunate outcome, involving a great person who experiences a reversal of fortune. This reversal of fortune must be caused by the tragic hero's hamartia , which traces back to
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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