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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As we acquire sophisticated language skills , usually before we even begin
school , we know the subtle difference between “ I ' m going to get you a RED
dress for your birthday , ” and “ I ' m going to get you a red DRESS . ” In the first
How are you going to go to war then ? And what is the connection between your
open hand , giving away too much money , and the size of the court or the
amount of courting going on ? Somewhat light ? Are you being ironic ? Speaker .
Words like “ body ” and “ fleshly " seem entirely out of place in this situation , but
of course I have to place them firmly into the heart of what is going on , even if my
intellect rebels . This kingdom this confine of blood and breath Now I ' m starting ...
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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