Drama Notes 2-23

Drama Notes 2-23 - Vocabulary Melodrama Modernism...

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Drama Notes 2-23-07 “Action has lost its predominance as an end in itself; it serves rather as a point of approach or a point of departure.” Archibald Henderson, 1919 How not a melodrama? DIVIDED characters Real conflicts INTERNAL Moral/ Ethical AMBIGUITY Goal: Freedom from Bondage of ILLUSIONS
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Unformatted text preview: Vocabulary Melodrama Modernism Naturalism Realism Scribe Stanislavsky Subtext Well-Made Play Well-(un)Made Play Zola Ibsens Dramaturgy 1.) realism 2.) language: prose 3.) motivation and subtext 4.) concrete symbolism 5.) no conventional closure...
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