TDGE 1

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TDGE 1
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2014-11-17 10:30:54
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  1. catharsis
    release or purging of unwanted emotions - specifically fear and pity - brought about by exposure to art.
  2. suspension of disbelief
    although we know we are watching an actor on stage we empathize with the character being portrayed.
  3. metaphor
    an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something important in common
  4. subtext
    what's felt and thought but is not directly spoken
  5. exposition
    Introduction of characters, place, and circumstances. Introduction of protagonist, character whose journey will be central story of the piece.
  6. inciting incident
    the event that sets forth everything
  7. conflict
    conflict of will between opposing forces
  8. crisis
    the forces meet in a showdown
  9. climax
    the moment of truth which will result in change or breakthrough
  10. denouement
    tying up loose ends as the play heads to completion
  11. director's concept
    central unifying idea of the production
  12. Mise en scene
    everything that appears on the stage and its arrangement - sets, props, actors, lighting, blocking, costumes
  13. selective focus
    our eyes are drawn to areas of brightness
  14. Environment
    lighting supports the story telling process by grounding the scene in its environment

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