Shakespearean Language: A Guide for Actors and Students
Greenwood Press, 2002 - 269 頁
Shakespeare was a master of language, his sayings have become part of everyday speech, and his plays endure, in part, because of the beauty of his verse. Shakespeare's language, however, poses special difficulties for modern actors because many of his words seem unusual or difficult to pronounce, he employs rhetorical devices throughout his works, and he carefully uses rhythm to convey sense.
The relation of the modern actor to the Shakespearean text, the importance of understanding the nuances of his language, and the fundamentals of grammar are all thoroughly examined in this volume. Its heart is a detailed consideration of the iambic code, the metrical system that Shakespeare used to give so much power to his verse. O'Dell also examines the importance of formal rhetoric in Elizabethan England and Shakespeare's artful use of rhetorical devices in his plays. As a practical reference guide, this volume keeps in mind the particular needs of theater professionals.
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The early comedies such as The Taming of the Shrew require a love of language
games as an expression of passion and sexuality , of mockery and trickery , and
just for the fun of the game . In contrast , the mature comedies and tragedies of ...
... few of the rhetorical devices that make overt the emotional basis of rhetoric .
Never think that the pure expression of intense feeling has no place in this art : * *
* Exuscitatio : expression of deep feeling in order to stir listeners to feel the same
The pathos listener radiates back the feelings conveyed , magnified , and
expressed with facial expression , gesture , and nonverbal vocalization ( sighs ,
laughs , growls , moans ) . The ethos listener nods in approval with any positive -
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The goal of this trio of books by O'Dell (theater and English, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.), the text consultant for the Stratford Festival, is to help actors and students gain access to Shakespeare's plays ... 閱讀評論全文