Assignment #2 - Marwan Aljaafari(89-056-7309 THTR 1020 for...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

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
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

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)....
View Full Document

  • Spring '14
  • American films, Narratology, Zebra, Dr. House, Falling Action

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern