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World Literature - The Threepenny Opera

STUDY
PLAY
what kind of theater is the threepenny opera?
epic
what was brecht's political association?
leftist communist
which is more important: plot or lyrics?
lyrics
brecht thinks the church is _____
corrupt
brecht embraced _____ but didn't like _________ of _______
marxism, the narrow restrictions, the communist party
what is peachum's name related to?
impeachment
what is brecht drawing a parallel to with peachum's business?
regular businesses that we typically respect
the alienation effect
accepting plays as real during the performance
brecht's views on the alienation effect
wanted the audience to accept a play as artifice/illusion: engaged but not caught up
what kind of relationship do macheath and tiger brown have?
symbiotic
does reality trump fake, or does fake trump reality?
fake trumps reality