Class 4 - Aristotle 2

Class 4 - Aristotle 2 - Theatre 200 Professor Amy Holtcamp...

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Theatre 200 Professor Amy Holtcamp
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Announcements My email address: [email protected] Interested in behind the scenes work? Contact K.Dale White [email protected]
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Gameplan Review from last class The other five elements of theatre
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Aristotle’s Six Parts of the Play Plot (story) Character Idea Language Music Spectacle We’ll talk about these elements later today
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Breaking Down Plot Plot has three main components Exposition Point of Attack Action
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Breaking Down Action Action has several components Discovery Reversal Complication Conflict
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Standard Plot Structure Start with Exposition Attack the story Rising Action Series of complications, conflicts and reversals Crisis/ Climax Falling Action/ Resolution
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Star Wars Exposition - Luke’s life on Tattoine, Old Ben Kenobi, Leia’s message Point of Attack - Luke’s aunt and uncle are killed, Decides to take the Deathstar plans to the Rebel Alliance Hires the Millenium Falcon Saves Princess Leia Joins the Rebel Alliance Escapes from Vader
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Types of Plot Linear Plot (a.k.a. “Causal Plot”) Multi-line Plot Episodic Plot
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course THEA 200 taught by Professor Theaterappreciate/understanding during the Fall '11 term at South Carolina.

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