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Unformatted text preview: No mixing of comedy and tragedy No chorus No soliloquy No nonrealistic escape from reality (dues ex machina) Language befitting the status of character o Changes on the English stage Scenic changes • New theatres • Long and narrow spaces • Indoors • Artificial lighting • Theatres were open year round • Painted backdrops • Actors could enter/exit the stage from the wings or in between the drops. 1660 actresses appeared on the stage o Comedies of manners Influenced by Moliere come...
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