ENGL 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Boatswain, Stephen Orgel
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ENGL 100 Week 13
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Toolkit for Reading Plays
CONCEPT FACTS APPLICATION?
Writer multiple agents
Context social, historical
Stephen Orgel—books and plays are radically different
Language (vocabulary, diction, style)
Dialogue (verbal interaction or its absence
Character (language and dialogue and action
Structure (sequence and organization of events into acts and scenes; conflict; tension; surprise
—shifts of direction. Involves plot but is not just plot)
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