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Also the event where the protagonist and the

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Also the event where the Protagonist and the Antagonist wrestle with each other to determine if the Protagonist will achieve their superobjective Structure Recognize the individual parts, understand function and/or purpose, examine how they are arranged, and explore the relationship of the individual parts to each other The Given Circumstances The facts of the play: Who, what, when ,where, why, how The Magic “If”
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If gives the push to dormant imagination, whereas the given circumstances build the basis for if itself If I found myself in this situation, how would I behave? Public Solitude You must be interested in something on stage You need a point of attention, and it must not be in the audience Stepping on the laugh Sense memory and emotion memory You remember what it was like to lift something heavy (sense recall) Use that to drive your emotions Uta Hagen: Substitution You cannot take feelings from another person Take something from your own life and use it to substitute for that emotion Key Concepts: Climax Given Circumstances Magic “If” Public Solitude Sense Memory Emotion Memory Substitution
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  • Spring '14
  • Ann-MarieKaufman
  • Drama, Want, dramatic literature

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