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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

La Divina Commedia

The Divine Comedy (Divina Commedia) is a poem written by Italian poet Dante Alighieri, who was renown towards the end of the Middle Ages. The exact date it was written cannot be determined but it is estimated that Inferno was written between 1304 and 1307, Purgatorio between 1307 and 1313 and Paradiso between 1313 and

Greek Tragedy and Tragedy

Greek tragedy is a type of theater whose origins can be traced back to Ancient Greece during the 5th century BC. The purpose or importance of Greek Tragedy was such for the inhabitants of classical Athens that it became a sort of religious ceremony and promoted social values and principles. Another term for referring to

Comedy and Commedia dell’ Arte

Comedy It is a discourse of humorous nature aimed at amusing the audience and originated in Ancient Greece. In Athens’ theaters, during the first democracy, people who could cast vote were exposed to political satire played by actors or poets, which could affect the way candidates were portrayed. Greek comedy is often defined as a

Theater in Ancient Greece

Theater in Ancient Greece Theater of Ancient Greece or simply Greek Theater is a cultural movement that took place in the Ancient Greece between the years 700 BC and 220 BC. Athens, the most important city in Greece at the time was a rather influential city in terms of politics, culture, and even armed forces