A Short Guide to a Happy Life, written by Anna Quidlen has many elements and perspectives
that can be taken and applied to the theatrical art of acting. How and why might one ask? Well the
answer is simple especially if you rea
The Zoo Story
Consider the usual Aristotelian questions:
1. Does the play have a protagonist? If so, who is it? Why?
The protagonist of The Zoo Story is Peter because it was the details of his life that
lead to the sequence of events portrayed through out
1) Miss Tesman/Tesman: How does the scene correspond to the first scene of Oedipus? What is
Miss Tesman hoping most for, though it remains unstated?
Tesman is a man who just wants to do the best for his new wife and family. He has a
lot on his pl
QUEENS COLLEGE (CUNY)
INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA
Tue. 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 63116/63119
Prof. ARTHUR BOODAGHIAN
TEXT: A compilation of plays selected by Prof. Boodaghian. The booklet may
be purchased at the copy center (IN CASH) which is adjacent t
Drama 1, Section 04
Read the play once, then read the questions, then read the play again with the questions in
mind. When you answer the questions, leave the prompt in place and write each
individual answer underne
The Frog Prince
By Brothers Grimm
(You start talking when I come to the scene doing my own thing just listening you)
Eleina: Why?! Why did you left me? I love.no.Now its L O V E D you so much.I was
patient with you even when you were making me mad.
Do you remember how we went to the fores
CASINA (by Platus)
OLYMPIO: What'll I do to you? First of all, I'll make you torch-bearer to this bride
of mine. After that you'll be the same worthless good-for-nothing as always; and
subsequently when you come to the villa you shall be provided with jus
March 2, 2011
DRAM 100 Prof. Schwab
Process of memorization
There are several types of memorization and every person has his own, which
he/she consider the best one, the easiest and the most effective. The process of
memorization is not i
The quote about acting I chose is With any part you play, there is a certain
amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying. by
Johnny Depp. The reason I chose this quote is because
April 30, 2011
DRAM 100 Prof. Schwab
The approaches to build a character observing his actions and incorporating his
personalities, to make your performance as real as possible, is a really important
process, demands a lot of analysis in the text an
He Only Takes the Best: A Diary of Terminal Illness
Jennifer Roux, University of Maryland School of Medicine
To my father George and my brother Gerald for their love,
and to my closest family and friends for their unending support.
September 30, 1988
Anthony, the character of John Galsworthy story Strife, who is the father
The narrator is speaking in front of the class, to students of different age and different
According to the text as the characters
A monologue from the play by Molire
NOTE: This monologue is reprinted from The Dramatic Works of Molire,
Vol. II. Ed. Charles Heron Wall. London: George Bell & Sons, 1898.
SGANARELLE: If you knew the man as I do, you would find it no hard matter
The story is centered on a young princess and a frog prince .the frog who desperately wants to be
turn to a human again if a princess take him out of the spring, and let him eat from her plate, and
sleep upon her bed for three nights i
Analysis of the prose piece.
The person telling the story was in a very sad mood because she was telling the story of how her
mom suffers during the years before she dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The person that
wrote the story is the daug
Analysis of the poetry piece.
The person who wrote the poetry piece was in a surprising mood because she saw her
grandmother that was dead 10 years ago
The piece took place in the house while the girl was dreaming in her bed about her grandma
Lysistrata by Aristophanes
Innuendo double entendre double meanings.
Prologue is like the exposition.
Main character Lysistrata. The idea is very serious. This can be considered a farce
(an exaggeration). Its improbable situations.
Lysistrata is a type of
Othello begins on a street in Venice, in the midst of an argument between Roderigo, a rich man, and
Iago. Roderigo has been paying Iago to help him get Desdemona. But Roderigo has just learned that
Desdemona has married Othello, a general whom Iago begrud
10 May 2007
The play that I attended was Cinderella: The Musical at the Goldstein Theatre
at Queens College. Going into the play, I truly had no idea what to expect. I am
generally not the type of pe
Riders to the Sea- by Sing
Setting: of the coast of Ireland- Aran- remote Island- brought up by a lot of women
Local dialogue, in a cottage (small world)
Mother was intense about religion so it turned him off of it.
They were considered anti-Irish.
The play I attended at the Queens College Theatre was a Chinese opera by the
name of Snow in Midsummer. Entering the play I was expecting an actual Chinese
Opera, in the sense that there would be songs sang from larger set women in a language
that I was u
Drama Final Review Sheet
What is drama?
Aristotle called drama mimesis (mimicking = imitating actions). It is an illusion. Dramatic illusion is
an imitation of actions.
An Actor is a regular person playing as another one. The actor is a fictional characte