Play Analysis Lecture

Play Analysis Lecture - DRAMATIC ANALYSIS Script analysis,...

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DRAMATIC ANALYSIS Script analysis, play analysis. It all starts with the play.
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THE PLAYWRIGHT “WRIGHT” REFERS TO A “MAKER” THE PLAY IS THE FRAMEWORK UPON WHICH THE PERFORMANCE RESTS AN ACTUAL “SCRIPT” NOT ALWAYS NECESSARY BUT…FOR OUR PURPOSES WE’LL FOCUS ON A WRITTEN TEXT
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TASKS OF THE PLAYWRIGHT 1. SELECT SUBJECT MATTER 2. DETERMINE FOCUS AND EMPHASIS 3. ESTABLISH PURPOSE 4. ESTABLISH POINT OF VIEW 5. DEVELOP DRAMATIC STRUCTURE 6. CREATE DRAMATIC CHARACTERS
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ARISTOTLE 384-382 BC GREEK PHILOSOPHER STUDENT OF PLATO TEACHER TO ALEXANDER THE GREAT
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ARISTOTLE’S SIX PARTS OF A TRAGEDY 1. PLOT 2. CHARACTER 3. THOUGHT (THEME, IDEA) 4. DICTION (LANGUAGE) 5. MUSIC (SOUND) 6. SPECTACLE
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PLOT - THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE PARTS THE EVENTS OF THE PLAY WHAT HAPPENS RATHER THAN WHAT IT MEANS ARISTOTLE SAID THAT PLOT IS THE SOUL OF TRAGEDY: IT HOLDS THE STORY TOGETHER
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ELEMENTS OF PLOT RISING ACTION EXPOSITION ANTECEDENT ACTION POINT OF ATTACK INCITING INCIDENT FORESHADOWING CONFLICT CLIMAX FALLING ACTION RESOLUTION
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course THEATER 101 taught by Professor Gordonreinhart during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.

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