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Introduction to Drama Year 9 English

High Comedy: The humor arises from subtle characterization, social satire, and sophisticated wit. Low Comedy: Emphasizes absurd dialogue, bawdy jokes, visual gags, and physical humor. Types of Comedy Romantic Comedy: The main characters are lovers, and the plot tends to follow the pattern of “boy gets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl again.”

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Greek Drama Anderson School District Five

Greek Drama Oedipus Rex and Antigone By Sophocles The Beginnings of Drama Began as a part of an Athenian religious festival honoring Dionysos, the god of wine and festivity. They gathered in large, outdoor theaters. Plays were performed including tragedies, comedies, and satyr plays. Satyr: wild, humorous plays dealing with ridiculous situations.

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Elements Of Drama Theatre Kenwood Academy

Performance Elements Acting use of face, body, and voice to portray character Character motivation: the reason or reasons for a character’s behavior; an incentive or inducement for further action for a character Character analysis: in responding to dramatic art, the process of examining how the elements of drama—literary, technical, and ...

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History of Medieval Drama Cuyamaca College

History of Medieval Drama ... Morality and Mystery Plays Roman Times EVERYMAN Themes: Way to Salvation, Death, Worldly Encumbrances, The Sacraments, Priesthood, Power of the Church, Grace & Works. ... early 14th century dramatization of spiritual crisis in the life of a representative individual Christian allegorical method of presentation ...

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History of Drama

Tony Kushner’s world-renowned play . Angels in America . deals with the AIDs epidemic of the 1980s. American Playwrights. Angels in America won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as two Tony Awards. Was later filmed for HBO with a cast headed by Al Pacino and Meryl Streep.

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McCarthyism How to Read a Drama Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller’s Connection. HUAC-House Committee on Un-American Activities. In 1956 Arthur Miller was called in by the HUAC and refused to name anyone as a communist. He was convicted of contempt and blacklisted from his career in Hollywood. Conviction was later overturned

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A level drama and theatre studies Samuel Whitbread Academy

Component 3: Theatre Makers in Practice. This is a written exam taken with your other A Level exams. It involves answering questions on two performance texts; Equus and Woyzeck, and your knowledge of a key theatre practitioner.

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Elements Of Drama Theatre

Elements Of Drama/Theatre

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Graad 12 drama voortrekkerafstandsleer co za

Graad 12 drama. Week van 4 mei. ... Briefly discuss the history of Afrikaans theatre in South Africa. South African theatre: 1.4 Wat is protesteater? What is protest theatre? 1.5 Dink jyprotesteater is nog relevant in vandag se samelewing? Motiveerjouantwoord. Do . you think protest theatre is still relevant in today’s society? ...

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Poetry Prose and Drama Pacoima Charter Elementary School

If they aren’t, fix them. Summarizer, Part 2 Take out a blank sheet of notebook paper. Title it “Poetry, Prose, and Drama Summarizer” and head it properly. Follow the directions on the next slide. Summarizer, Part 2 We are doing a 3-2-1… 3. Write three types of text (there are only three) 2. Write two features of each type 1.

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El g nero dram tico

Es la más representativa de la vida humana, corriente y moderna con todas sus tensiones y problemas. En el drama se elimina el sentido ciego del destino o fatalidad propio de la tragedia antigua ,pero no el dolor. El autor, toma la vida humana en su totalidad, con sus imperfecciones y limitaciones, generalmente conmovedoras.

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Literary and Drama Terms

BEAT Rhythm and meter in verse EXAMPLE: “It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea” ~ “Annabel Lee” by E.A. Poe BLACKOUT A scene (in drama) that ends with lights off for dramatic or comic effect EXAMPLE Alien Adventure Ride Sopranos final episode cuts to black, leaving it unclear if the main character lived or died CLIMAX ...

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Background on Greek Drama and Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Do Now: Take out Prometheus Vocab. HW and review answers with a partner. September 3, 2014 AIM: To identify the features of Greek Tragedy ... Characteristics of a Tragic Hero Must have a fall from greatness (either power, wealth, or social standing) Must be an extraordinary person, yet have a tragic flaw Tragic flaw: often a positive character ...

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How to write a drama script WordPress com

There are no rules to writing a script- but advice can be given! Cinema is all about imagery and effects; theatre: where one sits in the theatre, the auditorium, literally means ‘a place where you listen’, so the theatre is all about language. Plays demand that characters talk, and so articulate emotions, attitudes and ideas.

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Elizabethan poetry prose and drama

Elizabethan poetry, prose and drama Elizabethan literature Also called Renaissance poetry During Queen Elizabeth´s reign the poetry flourished Most popular themes: relationship between men and women treachery and hypocrisy of courtly life The era of her reign is called the Elizabethan Age Lyric poetry was strongly influenced by Italian poets, in particular by Francesco Petrarch Elizabethan ...

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Prose vs Drama KATE

CCS-5-RL-5. Explain major differences between drama and prose stories, and refer to the structural elements of drama (e.g. cast of characters, setting descriptions, dialogue, stage directions, acts, scenes) when writing or speaking about specific works of dramatic literature

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Chapter 9 The History of Drama riversidelocalschools com

This is closely related to the history of humanity! Anytime a story teller gets involved in the story and acts out what happened, it is drama. Western Drama 6th century BCE – was worship of the Greek god Dionysus Dionysus – God of wine (pleasure god) Had two sides to him good and bad (comedy and tragedy) Greek Drama Chorus – group of ...

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TV Drama and Career Choice

Sharpe, S. (1976, 1994) Just Like A Girl, How girls learn to be women (London, Penguin) Willis, P. (1977) Learning to labour: how working class kids get working class jobs (London, Gower Publishing) An historical perspective “There can scarce be a greater Defect in a Gentleman, than not to express himself well either in Writing or Speaking.

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HISTORY OF WESTERN DRAMA

Tragedy: Considered classics of Western literature, involve conflicts that evolve from the clash of the will of the gods and the ambitions and desires of humanity. The plays show how useless human efforts are in the face of fate. Notable playwrights: Aeschylus Sophocles Euripides Aeschylus: Expanded the number of actors and reduced the size of ...

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Greek Drama and Antigone Test Commack School District

Star-crossed lovers. Deaths and suicides. Events leading up to a final battle. Question 6. The answer: A. The downfall of a dignified, superior character. Question 7. ... Killing his father and marrying his sister. Wearing sequined togas. Killing his parents and taking over the kingdom. Question 8. Answer: a.

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