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Marwan Aljaafari (89-056-7309) THTR 1020 for Shannon Walsh Short Assignment #2 September, 15,2013 House M.D. House M.D., it’s a TV series about a genius doctor called House. House is the head of a diagnostic team in a hospital in NJ. Most episodes are about a patient, whom the other doctors couldn’t diagnose, and then house diagnoses the patient and his team doesn’t agree with him, but at the end of the episode they find out that House was right from the beginning. House M.D. is an example of the classic dramatic structure because in each episode there is the exposition at the beginning of when they introduce the new patient. After that the inciting incident when the patient goes to the hospital and then the action rises when the diagnostic team starts diagnosing the patient. The crises or the complication is when the protagonist (House) gives a different diagnosis from the one that the team gave the team starts treating the patient according to their diagnosis. The
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Unformatted text preview: climax the turning point is when the patient condition becomes critical because of the wrong diagnoses and the reversal is when they find out that House was right from the beginning. The falling action is when they start doing what House told them to do and the resolution is when the patient starts to get better. The denouement is when the patient walks out of the hospital in a good health. The shape of House M.D. is Freytag’s pyramid shape because each episode starts with the introductions (The patient) and then the inciting incident occurs (When the patient goes to the Hospital) the incident leads into a rising action (Diagnosing the patient). Before the climax there is the complication (House’s different opinion), and then the climax (Critical condition) then the reversal (“House is always right”), then there is the falling action (Doing what Dr. House said) and the resolution (the patient getting better) and the denouement (walking out of the hospital)....
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