DRAM 155 _ Test2 _ hedda gabler

DRAM 155 _ Test2 _ hedda gabler - • daily behavior •...

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Naturalist Drama: Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler Comes out in 1890 surface conflicts aren't the main surface isn't not a melodrama violates expressionism - does not twist expressionist reality We have to think about her daily behavior and what's behind it. MELODRAMA o Popular, escapist, sentimental o clear-cut morality o focus on plot o whole characters o external conflict o emotional appeal o restores status quo Modernist Styles Style: imitation, immersion, identification Naturalism accessible Linear/cause and effect
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Unformatted text preview: • daily behavior • stable reality • empathy Expressionism • distorted reality • compressed, fragmented, telegraphic • types, abstractions • dreamlike, nightmarish • emotional states immerse + alienate Naturalism • verisimilitude • Illusionism • minimizing theatricality Expressionism • Anti-naturalism • theatricality • subjective experience Vocabulary: subtext (what's implied or behind the literal words)- page 723...
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