'Bordering on chaos' with critical analysis

Hayward, Lucy (2014). 'Bordering on chaos' with critical analysis. University of Birmingham. M.Phil.

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‘Bordering on Chaos’ is a two-act stage play that looks into the small lives of ordinary people. The challenge was to elevate these small lives and instil in them the dramatic action needed to hold the attention of an audience. Each character has a story to tell.

This critical analysis considers the importance of dramatic action in the writing process and looks at ways in which established playwrights have used this in their own work.

Dramatic action is essential for the structural development and character progression within a play and the analysis shows this to be the case.

Type of Work: Thesis (Masters by Research > M.Phil.)
Award Type: Masters by Research > M.Phil.
College/Faculty: Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Arts & Law
School or Department: School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies, Department of Drama and Theatre Arts
Funders: None/not applicable
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
URI: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/id/eprint/5399


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