ACLC 3-30 - -Peloponnesian wars are the background-Comic...

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ACLC 3/31/08 Lysistrata First performed 413BCE Comic/Poet: Aristophanes - Origin of tragedy, Dithyramb - Dithyramb: Song and Choral Dance in honor of Dionysis - Comedy as a genre: Existed before tragedy o Comes from the ridiculous, carnivalesque, and grotesque - Only existing classical comedic poet
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Unformatted text preview: -Peloponnesian wars are the background-Comic Phallus, major prop of comedy-Tragedy is mythological based history-Comedy is much more contemporary: Fictional characters, real situation-Play is written with feminist idea, however plays on stereotypes of women-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ACLC 110 taught by Professor Dangremmler during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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