MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE - pers

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Unformatted text preview: M IDTERM STUDY GUIDE PERSPECTIVES S tereotype Purpose of art Ar istotle Idealist Poetics Character-Subject Bertholt Brecht Alienation Epic Theatre Alienation Effect H istorification Marxist Poetics Character-Object "Tri fles" Stage Directions Realism Subtext Parentheticals Susan Glaspell Provincetown Players I ndirection Inversion "Day of Absence" Ticket Names M instrel Show Jim Crow Stump Speech M imicry Homi Bhabha Douglas Turner Ward Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry Negro Ensemble Company Open Casting Riot Yonge Street Riots Rodney King Riots Djanet Sears Testifyin' The Lion K ing Andrew Moodie Athol Fugard "The Island" John Kane Winston Ntshona Zakes Mokae Apartheid South Africa Robben Island Resistance Theatre Postcolonial Theory Frantz Fanon Existentialism The Other Hybridity Br ian Friel Translations Hedge Schools 1798 Rebellion National Schools Ordinance Survey of I reland Balleybeg Potato Famine POSSIBLE ESSAY QUESTIONS Define "inversion" and compare two of the four plays we've read thus far in terms of the characters' use of it. Define stereotyping and briefly compare the ways the characters in two of the plays we're r ead this semester have suffered because of negative stereotypes. How does setting a story in the past become a strategy for dealing with oppression? Use specific examples from three of the plays we've read this semester to support your answer. Homi Bhabha has suggested that rather than t ransforming colonized peoples, mimicry actually points up the differences between them and their colonizers. To what extent do the p lays we've read this semester support this idea. W hat strategies do the playwrights studied thus far use for dealing with oppression t hrough their plays? Which do you consider the most effective and why? ...
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