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Transcript of Drama
Romeo and Juliet (1594-1596)
Love is heavy and light, bright and dark,
hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake.
Its everything except what it is!
Romeo and Juliet-William Shakespeare
It derives from a Greek word
It is based on performance
It is divided into act and scenes
It can develop through:
In the stage direction the playwright gives instruction for the play's production
Different classic-modern drama
Structure modern drama
*Situation over action
The Elizabethan theatre (1558-1603)
*Replaces the theatre of sacred subject
*Tragedy(dark and macabre)
*Sets very simple
*Actor(professionals) all men
The main exponent
(from the word
(from the Greek words
characters from the hight class
William Shakespeare was a playwright and English poet who maneged to excel in both tragedy and comedy.
Shakespeare is considerated the greatest dramatist of all time.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon a small town in the center of England. From 1594 he was an important member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, a company of theatrical players.
Shakespeare attended the king's New school, which was 400 meters away from his home.
Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway. When they married in 1582 he was 18 and she was 26, who gave him three children; John, Susanne and Hamnet.
Shakespeare wrote a collections of 154 sonets and 2 long poems, these remember: Hamlet, Othello, Macbeth and, Romeo and Juliet.
William Shakespeare died April 23, 1616.
Two enemy families.
The love story more dramatic and beautiful as ever.
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