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 primary meaning of “ course ” given in the Oxford English Dictionary is , “ The
action of running , or moving onward . ” People and horses do this , as do sailing
ships and heavenly bodies , following a particular path . The definition expands ...
The next meaning makes direct reference to nature in the sense of the ordinary or
customary : “ Habitual or ordinary manner of procedure ; way , custom , practice .
Course of nature : the ordinary procedure of nature ; the natural order , esp . in ...
But what about the mess in the middle of the line , where the meaning seems to
become vague and it ' s difficult to tell which word to emphasize ? The problem
word is " that . ” What does it mean ? If we emphasize it or not , the problem ...
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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