Functions Of Drama Essays and Term Papers

  • Analyse the Dramatic Uses of the Chorus in Greek Tragedy; in What Ways Do Traces of the Choric Function Occur in Twentieth-Century Drama?

    roots within Greek tragedy. The choric function is just one of these conventions. This essay hopes to explore various uses of the Chorus within Greek tragedies by Aeschylus and Sophocles, and then to analyse how traits of a Greek Chorus, and the choric function can be found within 20th Century Theatre...

      3335 Words | 10 Pages   Oedipus, Greek tragedy, Oedipus the King, Antigone (Sophocles)

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    in the absurd theater ; instead there is a series of "free floating images" which influence the way in which an audience interprets a play. Absurd drama subverts logic. It is filled with the unexpected and the logically impossible. That's why we notice that Gorge and Martha's behavior is illogical and...

      771 Words | 3 Pages   Theatre of the Absurd

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    Regardless of the way you read the play, Oedipus the King is a powerful work of drama. Collapsing the events of the play into the moments before and after Oedipus's realization, Sophocles catches and heightens the drama. Using dramatic irony to involve the audience, the characters come alive in all their...

      2682 Words | 5 Pages   Oedipus, Oedipus the King, Catharsis, Hamartia

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    different from Renaissance and Elizabethan drama. drama is aiming to teach and to entertain the audience. the teaching is not direct as Medieval drama. we have rather an indirect way of teaching the audience. Elizabethan drama was mainly a special kind of drama that aimed to entertain its audience by...

      4900 Words | 18 Pages   The Merchant of Venice, English Renaissance theatre, Shakespearean history, Ben Jonson

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    The acts continue as if no time has passed, so as the curtain rises, the Inspector is still standing at the door, having happened upon a conversation between Sheila and Gerald. Gerald attempts to have Sheila excused from any more questioning, and, when the Inspector agrees that she may leave, Sheila—on...

      1238 Words | 3 Pages   An Inspector Calls

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    Articles http://www.sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/Visitor-Info/Meet-the-guides/Meet-the-guides/default.aspx?FolderID=48 Lotte – Inspiration for Anne Frank - Holocaust museum ESSAY ANALYSIS FROM YEAR 11 ENGLISH ...

      1779 Words | 7 Pages   Narrative mode

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    DRAMA Drama is a unique tool to explore and express human feeling. Drama is a discrete skill in itself. Drama is also a tool which is flexible, versatile and applicable among all areas of the curriculum. A drama is a serious performance in a play, a movie, or a televised production. It...

      5414 Words | 16 Pages   Restoration comedy, Look Back in Anger, English drama, William Shakespeare

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    Laura Paugh Professor Katie Thomas Concepts of Literature 2 December 2014 Doctor Faustus For a play that has retained much of its scholarly value over the four hundred and ten years, there is surprisingly little known about Christopher Marlowe’s masterpiece, The Tragical History of...

      1678 Words | 7 Pages   Doctor Faustus (play), Seven deadly sins

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    but that it could be improved by having a way to search for particular members. Searching for particular members can be solved by using the query function that databases have. This allows the data in the database to be sorted. This source is informative for us because it shows us how useful it is to...

      3922 Words | 15 Pages   Microsoft Excel, Database, Microsoft Access, Spreadsheet

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     KING LEAR By: William Shakespeare Course title: Elizabethan and Restoration drama Course In-charge: Dr. Zakia Nasir Submitted by: Aimah Anam (roll no. 14) Lahore Garrison University: M.Phil (ENG. Lit) Q1. Show that the fool both emphasizes and relieves the tragedy of the...

      4502 Words | 17 Pages   King Lear, Adam and Eve, Cordelia (King Lear), Eve

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    soul so to his own conceit That from her working all his visage wan'd; Tears in his eyes, distraction in's aspect, A broken voice, and his whole function suiting With forms to his conceit? And all for nothing! For Hecuba? What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba, That he should weep for her? What would...

      3841 Words | 13 Pages   To be, or not to be, King Claudius, Prince Hamlet, Hamlet (opera)

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    their merits as comedies. Decadence in restoration drama The comedy in English drama introduced by Nicholas Udall “Ralph Roister Doister” performed in 1553 made its way to the restoration as well; however lost its very essence in the crossing. The drama produced under the period of restoration has earned...

      8491 Words | 23 Pages   The Caretaker, Distancing effect, Restoration comedy, Antony and Cleopatra

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    Since then, drama has been at the forefront of social and political changes. In the 1930s and 1940s, spoken drama became an effective propaganda tool for rallying resistance against Japanese invaders as numerous drama troupes took their performances to the streets and countryside. Because of its...

      829 Words | 3 Pages   Hundred Flowers Campaign, Cultural Revolution, Mao Zedong, Communist Party of China

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    alluding to popular song lyrics, accidentally broken furniture, and exaggerated emotions that quickly turn into their opposite, this three-character drama resembles an act from a vaudeville. The action begins at Elena Ivanovna Popova’s house, as she is seen bending over a photograph of her dead husband...

      540 Words | 2 Pages  

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    The Bishops Candlesticks By Class IX A by Norman McKinnel Les Miserables by Victor Hugo All Rights Reserved. 2011-2012. Director: Soujanya (02-6761729) deep_red_rosie@yahoo.com THE BISHOP’S CANDLESTICKS SCENE : The kitchen of the BISHOP’S cottage. It is plainly but substantially furnished...

      4535 Words | 12 Pages  

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    Compare and Contrast the two plays Paper 2 Provide examples detailed Monologue – a long speech when all the characters are present on stage Twelfth Night – Characters who participate in comedy (Viola did grew) – entertainment – to connect to the audience- conditioned Importance of being Earnest...

      483 Words | 3 Pages   Olivia (Twelfth Night), Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest, Viola (Twelfth Night)

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    Body Movements A classic photo of Margaret Thatcher, when she was Prime Minister of England, shows her fingers in a V for Victory.  The problem was she reversed her hand with her hand outward instead of showing her palm.  In England this is commonly regarded as a rude gesture, much like Americans...

      1051 Words | 4 Pages   Thumbs signal, Nonverbal communication, Body language, Gesture

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    started as Frantic Theatre Company in 1991 in order to take a performance of Christopher Hampton’s ‘Savages’ to Edinburgh Festival. Swansea University Drama Society Players didn’t quite match the ambition of the piece so the name Frantic was chosen, in honour of the general working practice employed at that...

      595 Words | 3 Pages  

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    Quilts and Songs not Sung. When people attend a performance of any kind it is in the hope of being entertained. Trifles by Susan Glaspell, is one such drama that appeals to the audience for an opinion on an ethical dilemma, at least the side we see of the dilemma. We are introduced to the story at the Wright...

      1651 Words | 5 Pages   Trifles

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    practice, where patients are being treated (Miller, 2013). Quality management ensures that patients receive an excellent provision of care. It is a function that health care organizations (such as medical clinics and hospitals) are responsible for performing to show their due diligence to taking optimal...

      1144 Words | 4 Pages   Health care provider, Medical error, Organizational culture, Patient safety

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