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Midterm Study guide - Platos Republic-Drama is the...

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Plato’s Republic: -Drama is the literature of theater -Theater is the representation of US in the action -Difference, drama is written. Theater is the people acting. -Ideal society is a republic where all people have the same sense of government -“Poetry feeds and waters the passions instead of drying them up” Aristotle’s Republic: -The earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and earliest extant philosophical work to deal with literary theory -For in this profound truth lies their true reality -art is a mirror to society “The purpose of theater is to figure out the hidden meanings of things.” –Aristotle Drama: the literature of theater Theater is a corrupted force, it teaches you what not to do Aristotle’s poetics: the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory “For in this profound truth lied their true, reality which does not appear external.” -art is the mirror to society -art reflects what society is -art teaches us how to engage in life Humanities: the study of man and womankind’s expressions (the arts) of our relationship
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