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Voyages, Spanish Armada, trade markets, literacy
What was going on in England at the time. _______ of discovery, defeat of the ________, expanding ________, and increased _________
England authorities hated the theater because the crowds spread _____ and caused ______
The first public playhouse, held ~500 people. Located outside of London to escape the city's jurisdiction
Nickname for Elizabethan theater structures. round or octagonal with two or three tiers of thatched roof galleries surrounding an open court on 3 sides.
Elizabethan theatre's had large platforms and _______ that extended into the open court. At the center back of the platform was a small curtained inner stage for small interior settings ex. Juliet's burial vault
scene changes, action, language
how the playhouse's stylings affected dramatic writing:
1. rapid ________ ______
2. more ______ b/c more space to move
3. since audience close to stage, expressive ______ was used
tradesmen, soldiers, apprentices, and servants. paid a penny to get in. stood in "the pit"
the term _____ comes from when people paid their coins and put them in small boxes. Full boxes were taken to a room and exchanged for an empty one. The room where all the filled boxes were put
The burning of the Globe theater
Event in 1613 as the result of the thatch roof catching a spark from the cannon shots that announced the king's entrance in Henry VII
1 of 3 great actors. Son of James Burbage. played many Shakespearian tragic figures: Hamlet, Othello, Richard III, King Lear
Tragedy writer. Graduated from Cambridge U, was originally denied his Masters until Elizabeth stepped in b/c he probably helped her discover a plot against her throne. killed in a tavern brawl
Marlowe's Mighty Line
"______". term for Marlowe's perfected blank verse. Ex. Tamberlaine, Edward II, The Jew of Malta
classical writer. thought that he was superior to Shakespeare. Wrote biting, humorous satire. Had Masques. Ex. Everyman in His Humour, Volpone, and The Alchemist
dramatist. born-Stratford Upon Avon, only education was grammar school married Anne Hathaway, left wife and 3 kids to go to London where he worked as an actor, manager, and writer
ideas, language, characters
1. had balanced plot and character, serious and comedic, climax and release
2. had universal ______
3. magical _______
4. memorable _______
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