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Nov. 23 Lecture

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Department
English
Course
ENGL 2740
Professor
J.S
Semester
Fall

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November 23 2011 Lecture Play Words -play as a framework in which you can experiment -thought of in this way, play offers pleasure in the unexpected, in the deviation from the "usual" and "normal" in the breaking of rules -alternatively play can be seen as a form of subversion, a framework within which "anything goes" (at least temporarily) -a way of experimenting with the mutability of rules, roles and structures -speech play -a way of playing with language rules -you can expose them -contradict them -as soon as it is nonsense e it is speech play -words connected to the meanings -within nonsense we can say it is "silly" -b/c it is silly we can say dark things, expand our thoughts even if they sound silly Poem Example in Class (example in class: poem with picture) -the whole poem becomes literarily real. the children talk a certain way then the adults start to talk the same way -takes something familiar and render it unfamiliar -adult and child revolting against each other -everyone is angry and disturbed Cat In The Ha
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