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Section 3 - Lecture2 17/11/201013:06:00

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Lecture 2 17/11/2010 13:06:00 “Mendacity is a system that we live in”Williams   Cat on the Hot Tin Roof Movie:  A Streetcar named Desire  scene 8 American Drama Naturalism and Its Variants Family Plays American Identities and the American Dream Core American Beliefs/Motifs Seld-Determination Individualism Self-invention: identity “Tragedy is the consequence of a man’s total compulsion to evaluate himself  justly.” – Arthur Miller,  Tragedy and the Common Man Williams’ Dramaturgy: American Modernism Naturalism combined with alternate styles Plots frame inner and social conflicts between ideal and real Privileges character and psychological revelation Sensitivity vs. corroption in modern world Symbolic settings, objects, production elements Focus: recognition of and compassion for human dignity
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Lecture 1: Method to the Madness 17/11/2010 13:06:00 Method Acting Goal: blur line between actor and the character o Living the character Attempt to get beyond one-size-fits-all style of emitting emotions Marlon Brando:  On the Waterfront o Brando is in the moment o British actors approached acting from the outside-in, form then emotion o Method actors go from the inside-out, emotion and then what resulted 
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