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Drama And Theatre

The question asked is 'what is drama? ' Can we truly define it? Is there a 'textbook' definition of something that can be so...

Opera, The Combination Of Drama And Music

Imagine you are in a darkened theater and on stage are the actors. Behind the actors you can see the scenery. Down in front...

Willy Loman the Tragic Hero

A mighty warrior, slain during a battle while defending his familys honor comes to mind when we consider what makes a hero; not the...

The Life of Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath's life, like her manic depression, constantly jumped between Heaven and Hell. Her seemingly perfect exterior hid a turbulent and deeply troubled spirit....

Saint Sernin of Toulouse and Notre Dame of Paris

When one thinks of St. Sernin and Notre Dame, one tends to think of two beautiful cathedrals, not to churches that portray two totally...

The Importance of Characters’ Past in Realist Drama

In realist drama emphasis is placed on the depth of characters. It is characterized for its non-stereotypical characters that enhance the realism of the...

Effective Dramatic Irony In Oedipus The King

In Oedipus The King, Sophocles creates rising action by asking dramatic questions throughout the play. These questions generate suspense in the audience when they...

The ends of “Heart or Darkness” and “Apocalypse Now”

The ends of "Heart or Darkness" and "Apocalypse Now" are dramatically different and change the whole meaning of the story. The first is in...

Irony of Small Trifles

In the drama Trifles, Glaspell shows two main view points. That is how the men have the role of being the head of everything...

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