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Review of Early Theatre Dramatic Structure ncient Theatre Ancient Theatre Medieval/Renaissance/Neoclassical h t i l Ci t ii
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ramatic Structures Dramatic Structures tory/Plot Story/Plot What’s the difference? Dramatic Action The movement of opposing forces toward a resolution – hero’s death and/or villain’s defeat. Climactic/Episodic Structure
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ncient heatre of Greece Ancient Theatre of Greece elos Telos Purpose or goal. Everything has a telos – omething inside that it is trying to be something inside that it is trying to be. Elements of Tragedy Recognition/Reversal/Resolution Deus ex machina Catharsis urgation/Clarification Purgation/Clarification
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Medieval and Renaissance
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Unformatted text preview: Theatre in Europe edieval heatre Medieval Theatre Traveling, religious in nature No women Theatre of the Renaissance (rebirth) A time of humanism, discovery and art Commedia dell arte Proscenium stage with painted-perspective scenery Neoclassicism eoclassicism Neoclassicism rench in origin French in origin Neoclassical Rules are prescriptive. ristotle was descriptive Aristotle was descriptive. The Neoclassical Rules Verisimilitude: likeness to life, what could happen in reality Decorum: behave appropriately nities of Time Place & Action Unities of Time, Place & Action...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course THAR 281 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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