-most indian plays follow a pattern to greek and roman comedy: conflict and sruggle
turns to unity and celebration
-There is no chrus in Indain theatre to “bridge” the gap between audience and the world
of the play
-but individual characters may talk o the audience, encouraging them to obser4ve the
-in ancient indian events often repeat themselves in new conexts – sense of structure in a
Why tell this story?
-King Duhsanta and Sakuntala gave birth to Bharata, te legenda