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Drama 116 Review Greek - chorus (goat song – tragos) o Tragedy – protagonist is royalty, special statement about human fallibility Oedipus – Sophocles - catharsis - that, despite suffering, a world order exists and people can learn from suffering Roman-Eliminated the chorus, added music, emphasized dramatic devices such as eavesdropping and identical twins for comic effect Medieval - short plays, o Mystery Plays-dramatized biblical events o Miracle Plays – dramatized lives of the saints o Morality Plays – religious characters and themes to teach moral lessons Everyman -“The only thing you can take from this world is what you have GIVEN, Not what you have RECEIVED” o Liturgical – written in Latin, deals with biblical stories o Vernacular – speech of the people Renaissance – secular plays (based on Roman plays), proscenium arch, changeable scenery o Verisimilitude – the appearance of truth o Conmedia dell’arte - simple and appeared to be improvised, burla was plot, filled
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