ENGL 230 - Lecture 16

ENGL 230 - Lecture 16 - ENGL 230 Lecture 16 A Doll's House...

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ENGL 230 Lecture 16 A Doll's House cont. Three-dimensional stage set o Idea is that every play will need its own set o Introducing a different production value o Realism --> sets need to be specialized to the particular play o They create theatres with particular sets (palace, garden and salon Generic settings Pastel colors so the actors stand out This was the traditional setting that would have preceded the realistic drama Generic set often contained pillars Actors act on the forestage o With realism the audience is no longer 'on stage', the actors move back to be in the scenery and within the frame o With realism you have three-dimensional objects (chairs, tables, etc.) o Human interaction with the items onstage --> touching tables, sitting o Room is the same dimensions which the house might be o Looks like a real room o Decorated environment, you can use things, etc. o
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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 16 - ENGL 230 Lecture 16 A Doll's House...

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