Essays Tagged: "stage direction"

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

this outburst, Biffphysically collapses in his father' s arms, and Miller carefully comments in his stage direction: 'Biff' s fury has spent itself, andhe breaks down, sobbing, holding on to Willy, wh ...

(3 pages) 388 2 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Post 1914 Drama - An Inspector Calls.

At the beginning of the play, J.B. Priestley gives a very elaborate and detailed amount of stage settings, lighting and character descriptions. These were so detailed as Priestley wanted the ... of the characters. They were also portrayed very well to be pleased with themselves, just as in the stage direction at the beginning.The stage production at the Victoria Theatre in Woking had an impre ...

(13 pages) 62 1 4.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Streetcar named Desire" by Tennesse Williams.

suffers a negative change by the end of the play. When Blanche and Stella first meet, William's own stage direction says that Stella is 'calling out joyfully'. The stage direction also offers that the ...

(4 pages) 81 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare - Analysis of Juliet's Soliloquy Act 4 Scene 3

to Paris. "What if this mixture do not work at all? Shall I be married then tomorrow morning?" The stage direction "Laying down her knife" shows that she has prepared a knife and that she does not in ...

(2 pages) 17752 6 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Select two characters from the works Medea and Pygmalion and compare the means by which these characters are constructed and developed.

rmation of Medea and Eliza's striking physical change are formed by such methods as language, tone, stage direction and theme development. In addition, the course of action the characters take influen ... arse" and "shoddy", her attractive features hidden beneath dirt. Upon arriving at Mr. Higgins home, stage direction describes Eliza's effort to make her clothing and herself respectable, this evokes o ...

(6 pages) 119 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Critical Analysis of "How To Treat a Lady"

tty lyrics and song to this already well written play to add to this COP v. SERIAL KILLER Plot.With stage direction by John Manfredi, Meadow Brook's managing director; musical direction by John Dale S ...

(2 pages) 24 3 3.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The Importance of Stage Direction

ion. Unless you like hearing people talk in monotone, this play would be a complete waste of $95. Stage direction makes a play. It is what makes a play interesting. In the play, Long Day’s Journ ... is what makes a play interesting. In the play, Long Day’s Journey Into Night by Eugene O’Neil, stage direction is essential to the lay. The one stage direction that can explain the whole play ap ...

(2 pages) 1588 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Macbeth By William Shakespeare, Influence of the witches and supernatural in Macbeth

n of the play significant.The fact that the Witches open the play is not only visually effective on stage, but it also foreshadows the importance of their role - and that of the supernatural. They com ... "fog' in the chant is also dramatically interesting for the audience as it contradicts the opening stage direction, "Thunder and lightning", as fog and lightning are conflicting weather systems that ...

(4 pages) 20 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller

hing between the reality and the hallucination.Right at the beginning of Act I, Miller utilizes the stage directions, such as “Willy Loman, the Salesman, enters, carrying two large sample cases&# ... o large sample cases” (1564). By contrasting Willy between his title and action, Miller’s stage direction reveals Willy’s inappropriateness. If salesman is more likely known as a young ...

(6 pages) 25 0 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama