Play Analysis

ISBN-10: 0809326094

ISBN-13: 9780809326099

Edition: 2005 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: David Rush
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 6/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792

Preface
Introduction: How to Look at a Play
The Four Causes
A Case in Point
You're the Expert
Questioning the Play
Structural Components
What Is a Play?
Play Versus Story
What Kind of Story Makes a Play?
What Is a Dramatic Action?
The Nature of Change: Its Four Levels
The Six Elements of a Play
Questioning the Play
Plot: The Beginning
A Plot by Definition
Dramatic Action: An Overview
The Beginning
Questioning the Play
Plot: The Middle, the Ending, and Other Matters
The Middle
The Ending
What about Other Kinds of Structures?
Questioning the Play
Characters
The Literal Aspect
The Functional Aspect
The Connotative (or Symbolic) Aspect
Questioning the Play
Language
Language as a Set of Codes
Words as Symbols of Meaning
Words as Euphonics
Questioning the Play
Genres
Classic Tragedy
What Is the Mood of a Classic Tragedy?
What Sort of World or Society Forms the Setting?
What Typical Plot Pattern Does a Classic Tragedy Follow?
What Characters Appear in a Classic Tragedy?
What Kinds of Tragedy Are There?
Questioning the Play
Classic Comedy
What Is the Mood of a Classic Comedy?
What Sort of World or Society Forms the Setting?
What Typical Plots Does a Classic Comedy Have?
What Characters Appear in a Classic Comedy?
What Is "Funny"? Sources of Laughter
What Kinds of Comedy Are There?
Questioning the Play
Melodrama
What Is the Mood of a Melodrama?
What Is the World of a Melodrama?
What Typical Plot Patterns Does a Melodrama Use?
What Sort of Characters Are Typical?
Questioning the Play
Farce
What Is the Mood of a Farce?
What Is the World of a Farce?
What Typical Plots Appear in a Farce?
What Sort of Characters Appear in Farce?
Questioning the Play
Alternate Genres
Drama
Tragicomedy: The Work of Chekov
Classifying Subgenres
Questioning the Play
Styles
Realism
Background
What Are the Concerns of the Author?
What Is the Point of View of the Author?
How Comprehensible Is the World?
How Is the Plot Constructed?
What Is the Substance/Texture of the Characters?
What Is the Setting?
How Is Language Used?
What Is the Form?
How Does Realism Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Symbolism
Background
What Are the Concerns of the Author?
What Is the Point of View of the Author?
How Comprehensible Is the World?
How Is the Plot Constructed?
What Is the Substance/Texture of the Characters?
What Is the Setting?
How Is Language Used?
What Is the Form?
How Does Symbolism Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Expressionism
Background
What Are the Concerns of the Author?
What Is the Point of View of the Author?
How Comprehensible Is the World?
How Is the Plot Constructed?
What Is the Substance/Texture of the Characters?
What Is the Setting?
How Is Language Used?
What Is the Form?
How Does Expressionism Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Theater of the Absurd
Background
What Are the Concerns of the Author?
What Is the Point of View of the Author?
How Comprehensible Is the World?
How Is the Plot Constructed?
What Is the Substance/Texture of the Characters?
What Is the Setting?
How Is Language Used?
What Is the Form?
How Does Theater of the Absurd Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Epic Theater
Background
What Are the Concerns of the Author?
What Are the Alienation Effects of Production?
What Alienation Effects Appear in the Text?
How Does Epic Theater Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Postmodernism
Background
The Assumptions of Liberal Humanism
The Assumptions of Postmodernism
Characteristics of Postmodern Plays
How Does Postmodernism Define the World?
Questioning the Play
Glossary
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