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Symbolism

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This resource ascertains and gives evidence to the importance of the use of symbolism in dramatic performance. By reading this post you will be able to familiarize yourself with the various symbolism techniques and how you can use them to benefit various forms of drama.  

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Elements of Melodrama: From Early Theater to the Modern Soap Opera

Elements of Melodrama: From Early Theater to the Modern Soap Opera | Drama | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered where or when soap operas started? In this video, we will look at the history and transformation of the melodrama from the...
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An insightful video and accompanied summarisation about the characteristics of Melodrama and its development overtime. 

 

Rather than have realistic characters, characters in Melodrama’s were based on which two elements? Give three examples of typical characters found in Melodrama’s.  

 

What are the three major plot elements in a melodrama? Give an example (either a film or theatrical production) of where you have seen these elements used in modern Melodrama’s. 

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