Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler - Hedda Gabler (1890) Friday, February 25,...

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Hedda Gabler (1890) Friday, February 25, 2011 12:14 PM Melodrama POPULAR, ESCAPIST, SENTIMENTAL CLEAR-CUT MORALITY FOCUS ON PLOT WHOLE CHARACTES EXTERNAL CONFLICT EMOTIONAL APPEAL RESTORES STATUS QUO Modernist Styles Style = IMITATION IMMERSION IDENTIFICATION Expressionist Naturalism Expressionism Accessible Distorted Reality Compressed, Fragmented, Telegraphic Daily Behavior Types, Abstractions Stable Reality Dreamlike, Nightmarish Empathy Emotional States Immerse + Alienate Naturalism Expressionism Verisimilitude Anti-Naturalism Illusionism Theatricality Minimizing Theatricality Subjective Experience VOCAB: Subtext what's implied or behind the words of a script Well-Made Play WMP : Scribe Well-Un Made Play = W(U)MP : Ibsen (using something of the form in order to explode it from the inside SUPERNATURALISM : Strindberg - merges some elements of naturalism with the elements of expressionism Close focus on new scientific interests, principles of heredity, environment,
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