ENGL 230 - Lecture 9

ENGL 230 - Lecture 9 - ENGL 230 Lecture 9 Pantalone o Woos...

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ENGL 230 Lecture 9 Pantalone o Woos Francesca o Serenades an innamorata o Pantalone often has one leg extending Il Dotore o May come from a number of many different professions o From Bologna, a University city o Overall stance is he has learned everything --> is an expert in all things but understands nothing of nothing he has learnt o Not imparting any knowledge on anyone at any time The 2 Vecchi and 2 Zanni wore the half masks Il Capitano o Soldier --> a kind of braggart o Often a military man and he is sort of a cowardly lion figure --> talks big and puffs up Wide grounded stance like he's a big deal but can turn into a tiny frightened person if a mouse runs by Innamorata o Harlequin bows before the Innamorata o Innamorata wore very fashionable clothing for the period o Beautiful people speaking in beautiful verse wearing beautiful clothing o Weren't masked but wore heavy make up White powder with rouge and heavy lipstick Serveta o Female servant --> often named Columbine o The female servant to the Innamorata o Tries to get the Innamorata with the Innamorati Conspires against the Harlequin to keep him away from the Innamorata Each of the roles are type characters o Broad contours and outlines to which the actors must adhere to o At the same time as the roles was very routed in tradition it also established the
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course ENGL 230 taught by Professor Hurley during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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ENGL 230 - Lecture 9 - ENGL 230 Lecture 9 Pantalone o Woos...

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