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anger and violent descriptions
Visual elements are sharp angles and high contrasts in color - the
new developments in stage lighting were a huge influence on this
Munch’’s The Scream (painting) , August Strindberg’s later work,
O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape, Elmer Rice’s The Adding Machine are all
The How do I know I am watching an How do I know I am watching an attempt at Expressionism? Are the scenery, costumes, and makeup distorted, and is
there an extreme contrast between the colors, or does
the design use intense colors and sharp angles?
the Do the characters speak in short and fragmented
dialogue? Do most of the characters have names that describe
what they do, rather than individual names?
Surrealism Developed in France during the peaceful years following World War
Puts on stage the fantastical and whimsical images of the
This group of artists sought ways to express their subconscious
when Examples: Salvadore Dali’’s work, Gregory...
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