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Modern Modern Comedies In modern comedies, the genders in this romantic
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plot Modern Drama
A modern play
• may be tragedy, comedy, or a mixture of the two
• usually focuses on personal issues
• usually is about ordinary people Modern Drama
Modern playwrights often experiment with unconventional plot structures. long flashbacks visual projections of a character’s private thoughts music Performance of a Play
When you read a play, remember that it is meant to be performed for an audience. Stag...
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- Fall '11
- English Literature