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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We can attest to the essential validity of this perspective if we consider , for
example , the rhetorical strategies built on repetition . When the mind latches onto
a word that successfully conveys the emotion , is it any wonder that the word is ...
In truth , however , all of the strategies should be grouped under the heading of
dispositio , the part of rhetoric describing methods of organizing the presentation
of ideas in public debate . All of the figures described above would have had an ...
... strategies , 1 - 2 ; mastery of rhetoric , 117 , 127 ; as playwright , 3 , 7 , 26 , 105 ;
use of language , 120 Shakespeare ' s England , 121 , 182 Shakespeare ' s
language : evolution , 13 - 14 ; imperfections , 35 - 36 , 222 Shakespeare ' s
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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