TERMINOLOGY - acto-short political play(valdez used to...

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TERMINOLOGY: Scansion- defining poetry by metrical patterns of a line in poetry Trope- a group of entertainers, a common theme repeated again and again in plays and musicals Colonialism- expanding a country by taking over another one for economics, the extension of a nation's sovereignty over territory beyond its borders by the establishment of either settler colonies or administrative dependencies in which indigenous populations are directly ruled or displaced Worldview- right and wrong shaped by an indivisuals experience post-colonial voice- in betweeness of English and American writing (A Tempest) diaspora- minorities post colonial voice, whole world excluding Israel, forcing any people or ethnic population to leave their traditional homelands, the dispersal of such people, and the ensuing developments in their culture code switching- alternating languages in conversation (NO SACO) black/brown/yellow face- the act of white actors using inanimate objects such as cork to
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Unformatted text preview: acto-short political play (valdez) used to inspire the audience to social action, illuminate social problems, satirize the opposition, hint at a solution and express people’s feelings-> used in Latin American theatre liberal feminism-a person is a person radical feminism- biological different material feminism-culture defines your gender (when you’re younger they give you dolls) Stonewall Riots-violent conflicts between gays and NYC police, gay liberation movement Four strains of Queer Theatre- self-hatred (kill themselves), activists (Getitng people involved), celebratory (yayy gays), anti-violence (matthew Shepard) Libretti-text of an opera, what you read before you go to the opera Recitative-musical declamation of the kind usual in dialogue of opera Classic musical form-made through emotional and intellectual means Manifesto-a public declaration of policy and aims esp. political party...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course THET 110 taught by Professor Dail during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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