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Lecture 13

ENGL 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Boatswain, Stephen Orgel


Department
English
Course Code
ENGL 100
Professor
Straznicky Marta
Lecture
13

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ENGL 100 Week 13
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
CLASS 2
Toolkit for Reading Plays
CONCEPT FACTS APPLICATION?
Writer multiple agents
Texts Collaborative
Emobodied
Unstable
Reader reader/spectator
Audience
Context social, historical
theatrical contexts
Stephen Orgel—books and plays are radically different
Toolkit
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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