A lesson on character in drama

IB English A Literature: A lesson on character in drama

“We"re actors — we"re the opposite of people!”Rosencrantz and Guidenstern Are DeadWe encounter characters in drama very differently to how we encounter them in novels or short stories. If reading a play we get a lot less information about characters than those we read about in prose texts; if watching a play then obviously we watch actors embody the characters and we accept the dramatis personae - the persons of...

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