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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Year 12 Maths A Statistics Analysis Report By Michael Cassidy Report Topic: This report is examining the dedication senior students of North Rockhampton High School to School Work Start Date: 4th of March Due Date: 19th of March Teacher: Mrs Littleton Contents Page Title Page ...

      997 Words | 10 Pages   Homework

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    ------------------------------------------------- DRAMA Origin of Greek tragedy and comedy Drama, in the western world, begins with ancient Greece, where the two major forms of drama ……….. tragedy and comedy ………..were an aspect of religious ritual. Greek tragedy is believed to have begun in the...

      8293 Words | 22 Pages   Drama, Hamartia, Catharsis, Ancient Greek comedy

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    family in addition to helping her friends too. _THE PERFORMANCE REVIEW_ Matilda the musical was observed live with some of my classmates during our drama trip to London, United Kingdom. It was observed on October 7th 2014, in the Cambridge Theater part of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Cambridge theatre...

      1461 Words | 6 Pages   Stage (theatre), Stage lighting instrument

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    I came home late one night after work and found my wife Ethel puttering about the kitchen with a big yellow cat at her heels. “And who is this?” I asked jovially. “This is our new cat,” said Ethel, giving me a hug and a kiss to welcome me home. “She just appeared at the kitchen door...

      1154 Words | 3 Pages  

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    My group : The final play we performed on last Thursday was generally successful.We had improved some of our shortcomings before. For Brechtian Techniques,we transformed into another character,we had an original song for the issue of gun control, we had comedy elements in our performance...

      409 Words | 1 Pages  

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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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    4. Morte D' Arthur ( Arthur's Death) - Written by Sir Thomas Malory He was a violent character and was in prison for several times. (C) Drama Three Types: 1. Miracle / mystery plays: - Told religious stories. - Performed in or near the church yard. - Subjects: disobedience of Adam...

      2389 Words | 12 Pages   The Faerie Queene, Old English literature, Pastoral, The Legend of Good Women

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     Drama It derived from the Greek verb dran, meaning “to act” or “to do”, refers to actions or deeds as they are performed in theatrical setting for the benefit of a body spectators. More limited than the related concept of theater, which also comprehends such forms as opera and dance, the term...

      3791 Words | 11 Pages   Greek tragedy, Theatre of ancient Greece, Sturm und Drang, Romanticism

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    GRANNY: There was a girl named Elizabeth she was a friend of Emily. This is how I know of her; she was thrown in for refusing to marry a boy her mother gad chosen for her and ran away got thrown in me institute and she shared a room with my Granddaughter. SCENE MISS JACKSON: Where have been young...

      288 Words | 1 Pages  

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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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    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