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Fall 2021

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LIT214 - Play Analysis

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Develops ability to carefully read and analyze plays. Employs scripts from various period and genres to explore theatre as a written, visual, and collaborative art form. Prerequisite: ENG 101.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Describe a number of theatrical cues in scripts.
2. Discern the relationship between theatrical contracts and theatrical conventions.
3. Draw inferences based on given circumstances.
4. Interpret various dramatic components of a play script (e.g. character, situation, language, theme, etc.).
5. Apply concepts of conflict analysis.
6. Analyze a complete script using levels of dramaturgical questions.


Effective Term: Fall 2019