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DRAM 155 _ Test2 _ missedclass - 2/28 Well-made play in...

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Unformatted text preview: 2/28 Well-made play - in between type • Contemporary characters and setting • Hidden secret/buried past coming to life • Psychologically complex charcters Well-made play – WMP • Invented by Scribe • Wrote cookie cutter plays Well-unmade play = W(U)MP • Invented by Ibsen • Very specific, individual • Forces us to think about society and its rules (antagonist) • Challenges the viewers to think W(U)MP • Marks a major transitional period in history • Formal modernist innovator • At war with existing social institutions • Aggressive towards dominant beliefs • Confronts the ‘woman question’ o What if a woman doesn’t have to be a mother/wife/etc? o Can women have control? Women in her life • Hedda -> Aunt Juliana/Berta/Thea Elvested Men in her life • Hedda -> Tesman/Brack/Lovborg *as much as Hedda wants freedom, she’s very scared -> talks a big game but doesn’t act imagery • Hair • dueling pistols • portrait • manuscript Hedda Gabler • realism of chracter and theme •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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DRAM 155 _ Test2 _ missedclass - 2/28 Well-made play in...

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