Podcast 3 (Parts 1&2): Plot
Podcast 3 (Parts 1&2): Plot Thea 103
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kaitlyn Hamke on Tuesday September 29, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Thea 103 at Ball State University taught by Dr. Tyler Smith in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Aesthetics in Theatre at Ball State University.
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Date Created: 09/29/15
Podcast 3 Part 1 Plot Plot conflict that unfolds Aristotle The whole working out of a motive to its end in success and failure 0 Conflict is the heart of drama and drives the play 0 1 Action events I Enhancesexhausts I Fights o 2 Revelations knowledge is gained or imparted 0 Plot Points examining Action amp Revelations throughout the course of the play 0 Action is the heart of conflict 0 Conflict is the heart of drama Aristotelian Plot 1 Quest for a goal 2 Plot must be forwa rd moving and have cause and effect events 3 Plot must begin late in the story Podcast 3 Part 2 Plot continued Aristotelian Plot aka Climactic Plot 0 Play has clear beginning middle and end 0 Example Superhero Movies 0 Plot Driven 0 Clear plot structure 0 Pursuing a specific goal 0 Characters drive the plot Structure of Aristotelian Plot 1 Who what where a Exposition Series of necessary events that give quotgiven circumsta nces i Through use of natural dialogue 2 In sighing Incident Event that disrupts the normal a Find disrupting conflict 3 Rising Action a Crisis and climax i Climax is when opposing forces collide and one wins What s the central Conflict of the play This question will help in determining the different aspects of Aristotelian plot structure Episodic Plot 0 Example TV show Friends 0 Tend to be a journey through experiences 0 Exploration of a the me 0 Focus on a cumulative impact of events 0 Plot begins early in the story 0 Loosely constructed 0 Character driven