Lecture 2

Lecture 2 - Language What is communicated through speech,...

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Lecture 2 – From the page to the stage Elements of Drama: Aristotle’s Six Aristotle: Poetics (335 BC) o Classical: Plot – drama tells a story Character Thought Diction Music Spectacle o Modern: Plot Character Theme Substituted for thought – the play is there for a purpose
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Unformatted text preview: Language What is communicated through speech, unique language of playwrights Acting Amorphous, characters inhabiting the roles of the characters Stagecraft...
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