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DRAMA: WORLD

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WOMAN IN STRINDBERG'S PLAYS.
Background of the Swedish playwright. Ambivalent feelings toward his mother. Role of women in "The Father," "Miss Julie," and "The Ghost Sonata." Husband-wife battleground of "The Father." Struggle between the sexes in "Miss Julie." Society's moral and social codes. Gender wars of "The Ghost Sonata." Harsh treatment of women in the plays.
Introduction
According to Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, a misogynist is defined as one who has or shows a hatred and distrust of women... more
5 pages | 6 sources | 21 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $16.00

"A MARRIAGE PROPOSAL."
Analysis of Anton Chechov's play. Plot of courtship of Lomov and neighbor's daughter Natalya. Importance of land and money to the characters. Reasons for their constant fighting. Depiction of the rual social system and its relationship to the characters. The play as a metaphor for marriage as a continuing battle ground.
In the short play "A Marriage Proposal," Anton Chekhov describes the odd courtship of Lomov, who seeks a marriage with his neighbor's daughter. Lomov... more
4 pages | 1 sources | 5 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $28.00

DRAMATIC DIFFERENCES IN TWO PLAYS.
Analysis of Ibsen's HEDDA GABLER and Pirandello's SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR. Depictions of society and of the world. The power struggle. Destiny and manipulation. Potential and form. Struggle for social status and financial security in HEDDA GABLER. Struggle between what is real and what is not in Pirandello's play.
Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler and Pirandello's play Six Characters in Search of an Author present several profound dramatic differences. Ibsen wrote his... more
7 pages | 2 sources | 2 citations | APA citation style

Price: $32.00

HOW DRAMATIC CHRACTERS ARE SHAPED BY THEIR SOCIETY.
Examines behavior of female characters, all named Nora, in diffeent plays. Conflict between their psychology & personality and the demands & strictures of their society. Plays discussed are Isben's A DOLL'S HOUSE, Sean O'Casey's THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, John Synge's IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN & George Bernard Shaw's JOHN BULL'S OTHER IRELAND.
Dramatists often criticize society through the characters and situations they depict on stage. When the playwrights do so, they may approach the... more
8 pages | 5 sources | 11 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $24.00

AFRICAN DRAMA.
Analysis of 2 plays by African dramatist Wole Soyinka. Discusses fusion of traditional & modern forms in "The Lion & the Jewel" and "The Trials of Brother Jero." Conflicts re: traditional culture to culture of Europe. Themes explored. Colonial experience of Africa. Community customs. Treatment of women--bride price vs. marrying for love. Clash between African traditional religion & Christianity. Power of the idea of cummunity.
All forms of drama exist in Africa today, including drama from past and present, ritual and ceremony, dance mime and modern play. These forms can be... more
6 pages | 1 sources | 11 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $16.00

FEMALE CHARACTERS.
Analysis of their social roles. Leading character of Hedda in Henrick Ibsen's play HEDDA GABLER and of Germaine in Michel Tremblay's LES BELLES SOEURS. How both women are recognizable types in bourgeois culture. How each deals with her given role as guardian of the sanctity of the family.
This research examines the leading female characters in Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler and Tramblay’s Les Belles Soeurs. The plan is to compare and contrast... more
4 pages | 2 sources | 4 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $28.00

HELLENISTIC THEATRE.
Examines characteristics and historical context. Discusses both the physical plant and the plays. How the playwrights and poets of the time functioned in the theatre. How the Hellenistic model influenced modern theatre. Differences between Classical and Hellenistic performance areas. Disappearance of the classical convention of the chorus. Emphasis on acting. The new comedy of manners.
This research examines the characteristics of Hellenistic theatre, including both the physical plant and the plays that appeared during the period.... more
7 pages | 9 sources | 17 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $40.00

USE OF THEATRE FOR SOCIAL IMPROVEMENT.
Discuses methods & goals of George Bernard Shaw, Erwin Piscator, Bertolt Brecht & Antonin Artaud.
Since the late nineteenth century playwrights, directors, and theorists of all kinds have very frequently considered theater as a primary means of... more
10 pages | 6 sources | 25 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $44.00

"LIFE IS A DREAM."
Analysis of Pedro Calderon De La Barca's drama. Central characters. Philosophy & themes of this secular play. Comparison with "Don Quijote."
Introduction
Pedro Calderon de la Barca y Henao shows what is ephemeral in existence and, at the same time, demonstrates the divine and eternal... more
11 pages | 6 sources | 8 citations | MLA citation style

Price: $40.00

"FIGARO'S MARRIAGE."
Analysis of Beaumarchais play; its historical controversial elements. Themes, plot, characters.
Beaumarchais' play Figaro's Marriage was very controversial, and was banned by Louis XVI for three years, because it looked at class differences in a... more
10 pages | 4 sources | 17 citations | MLA citation style

 



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