UNIT 1 Intro

UNIT 1 Intro - UNIT 1: Intro Monday, January 10, 2011 11:57...

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UNIT 1: Intro Monday, January 10, 2011 11:57 AM Perspectives Ritaul impersonation art, drama text literature, theatre performance production PROCESS o Context - what is the relevance or reason to contemplate o Dramaturgy - playwriting, uses content structuve and style o Theatre practice Dramatic structure - how does it proceed from beginning to end Roman God Janus (January)- second to Zeus or Jupiter o God of beginnings and endings, doorways, portals, entrances o Transformative nature of drama Wednesday, January 12, 2011 VOCAB Mimesis - "imitation" a play imitates the real world, little piece of fiction DRAMA - from the Greek root DRAN - "to act, to do" a good play has a sense of flow or dramatic action through it THEATRE - from the Greek root THEATRON = "seeing place" Aristotle - breaks down plays into 6 elements, poetics in 335 BC Classic - Modern Plot - Plot Character - fictional role created in play Character Thought - Theme Diction - Language
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