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Slide35 - Conventions of Medieval Theatre Time Contrast of...

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Unformatted text preview: Conventions of Medieval Theatre Time: - Contrast of eternal versus earthl}r time Stage: - Depicts heaven at one end and hell at the other end - Could be fixed or mobile - Scenic structures to indicate place = mansion - Undiflerentiated space = platen Costumes: - Distinguish inhabitants of Earth, Heaven, Hell - Earthly,r characters = contemporary clothes - Heavenly characters = church garments Special Effects: - Gruesome hell mouth - Realistic miracles ...
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