Through reading ‘The Crucible’ and ‘Othello’ we can see how this is true, as it us both a greater understanding of the genre of drama and of tragedy, as well as the characters, values, and themes in both plays. Every play contains a crucial scene which decides the audience’s attitudes towards the characters and the values that the play promotes. In In The Crucible, this is the scene with Abigail Williams, when she is accused of consorting with the devil. “I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus! ...I saw Sarah Good with the Devil!
The girls start shouting “I saw Goody Bibber with the devil” and “ I saw Goody Booth with the devil”, this use of short snappy accusations one after another makes the whole scene dramatic and adds to the suspense being created. The words “I saw” almost become like a barrel of bullets being fired into the ears of the audience making them feel the madness going on. The stage directions say the the “curtains fall” as the girls continue making the accusations, this shows that the situations going to continue on into the rest of the play In act 2, Elizabeth gets arrested and we the audience are able to feel the madness going on because we know that such a devout Christian woman such as Elizabeth could not possibly be involved in witchcraft. We know that this due to Abigail’s plan to try and get Elizabeth arrested. We are able to feel the madness even more through Proctor shouting “Herrick!
They’re all devious, perfectionist, dramatic characters, who have the irrepressible need to kill someone, due to reasons which are either clarified or simply not mentioned in the text. Step by step, the character’s mind is gradually unfolded to us as the story develops. Poe achieves a gripping effect as he creates stories where we, as the audience, feel involved, almost as if we were living it. He
English Essay Aldo Curtis 10o ‘How Priestley makes act 3 dramatic’ Priestly uses many different methods to make act three dramatic. By saving the twist in the plot till this point, he made sure that it had the maximum effect. He also brought in some very meaningful and well thought out revolutions to the characters. Act three is also a very dramatic act because it is the conclusion, the winding up of all the plot lines, and as such it will contain the most emotion as the play comes to an end. At the beginning of act three the audience find out that Eric is the one responsible for the girls pregnancy and that he is the main culprit, ‘You know, don’t you?’ this is a example of the use of generalised questions which bring the audience even more into the play for it is like keeping a secret from all people who have not witnessed the first two acts.
While providing his overall purpose and what he hopes his reader do as result of reading Freakonomics. “It has to do with thinking sensibly about how people behave in the real world… You might become more skeptical of the conventional wisdom; you may begin looking for hints as to how things aren’t quite what they seem... You may find yourself asking a lot f questions” (209 -210). Here, Levitt simply want people to behave correctly with common sense. He also wants the reader to question things and to search for their own answers. Levitts’ purpose is to allow the reader to attack the world and their problems with smarts and their own ideas.
Intention is used commonly and very clear in this novel. The author uses a lot of rhetorical questions to get the reader thinking. He lures in the reader with a lot of dramatic irony to get the reader thinking. His intention is for the reader to keep flipping the pages in order to figure out the true ending to the story. In the story the writer begins it with a causal story line, he later follows it with very elusive and interesting concepts to help build the story up to its climax.
This did play into the intensity and mood of each scene, allowing the audience to not understand the emotions existing between each individual but to fully feel and experience that emotion. So due to this small blemish it at times caused a domino affect that caused the structure of the production to crumble upon itself. Overall 110 in the Shade was an exceptional musical. I believe Mr. William Bradford, the director of this production, maintained the homey and simplistic nature of this production and instilled that characteristic within the foundation of the play. But I believe it was enhanced by the carefully selected cast, that were more than capable of fulfilling each of their individual roles and submitting their character to the ‘grand scheme’ of things.
With “the lights off,” Blanche successfully makes sexual innuendos under the pretext of an “old-fashioned,” high-class lady (87, 91). She purposely asks Mitch to sleep with her that night in French, and manipulates their conversation to lead them into a close embrace. Their date continues in the darkness until the blinding “headlight of [a] locomotive glares into the room” and plunges Blanche into the reality of her “lost” love
Question: “Macbeth” has all the ingredients of a compelling drama. Write a response to this statement commenting on one or more of the ingredients, which, in your opinion make Macbeth compelling. The play Macbeth is indeed a compelling one, featuring many of the key ingredients which so often make Shakespeare’s plays the greats that they are known as today. It features many different themes, the theme of evil, the supernatural, of war and the ever corrupting nature of power. These components are further brought together by the overhanging sense of mystery in the play.