Intro to Theatre The Rising of the Moon Review

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The Rising of the Moon Review Who wrote The Rising of the Moon ? Lady Gregory (1852 – 1932) Where does the action of the play take place? Side of the quay in the seaport town. What is the inciting action of Rising of the moon? What do the policeman fear from their neighbors and relations if they capture the fugitive? That they will rebel against them, and their lives would be threatened. What is the reason the ragged man provides for being about the quay? He was selling ballads to sailors. What is the ragged man’s objective for the way he describes the fugitive to the Sergeant? To scare him so the policeman will stop looking for him. To build up his mans image and make him seem like he’s invincible and that no man should mess with him. In the beginning of play The Rising of the Moon , what are the policemen and Sergeant doing? They are putting up placards with the description of the wanted man
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Unformatted text preview: who escaped out of prison • In the play The Rising of the Moon , who employs the Sergeant and the policemen? The force? • How is the ragged man disguised in The Rising of the Moon ? Hat and Wig, pretending to be a ragged poor ballad singer. • What are the major themes? Oppression, Authority, Revolution • What is the major conflict in The Rising of the Moon ? Whether to do his duty and arrest the ragged man or let him go. • Which events in The Rising of the Moon tell the audience or reader that the Sergeant is on the Ragged Man’s side and will not betray him to the policemen? When he tells him to hide behind the barrel and doesn’t tell the policemen. He then lets him go. • What is the climax of The Rising of the Moon ? When the policemen lets the ragged man escape....
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  • Spring '14
  • LeeByron
  • Theatre, American films, ragged man, Moon Review, ragged poor ballad

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