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Unformatted text preview: Extended Aside speaking aloud but no one else on stage hears it Very brief Only the audiences gets the information o Metatheatre (reflexivity) Art that is self reflective Theatre that draws attention to itself as theatre Pretense not genuine reality, draws attention to artificial nature Artificiality Artifice How? Explict theatrical terms o Stage, play, player, playhouse Conscious role-playing within plays o Characters pretend to be someone else and we know that that character is in disquise Use of plays-within-plays o A performance within a preformance, drawing attention to the theatres own theatrical nature Why? Doubleness o Its real its fake o Its genuine its artificial Mutable nature of reality, identity o Changeable nature of how we define reality and identify ourselves Parallels stage + life...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course DRAMA 115 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08
- The Tempest