Month: August 2016

Tragedy Analysis Part III: Death of a Salesman

Stage Directions “An air of the dream clings to the place, a dream rising out of reality” is the main premise, and it is carried out by the careful arrangement of the scenography, the orchestra and the lightning, which complements each other in a way worthy of a cinematographic piece of work. Charlie’s Offer and

Tragedy Analysis Part II: Death of a Salesman

Opening Scene Happy is a highly competitive person and he has no principles whatsoever, except for those related to competitiveness and capitalism, and shallow values imposed by his father. He is also fairly insecure. He is a younger version of Willy; Willy who fails to realize that Biff is no longer the overachieving child that

Tragedy Analysis Part I: Death of a Salesman

Play Analysis: Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller The inside of Willy Loman’s head, i.e., his deluded mind and the trances (and memories) he repetitiously falls into would not have been possible to portray without carefully planned stage directions. With the help of the scenography and through the evocation of certain imagery, such as

Performing Arts: Theater

Theater is a type of fine art which relies on live acting, carried out by one or more actors or performers on stage. It is a type of performing arts that represents stories acted in front of spectators or recorded by a camera, using a combination of speech, gestures, props, music, scenography, stage clothes, sound